This 1 day/8 hr course is designed to introduce basic handgun shooting to beginning shooters who had never received any formal firearms training. The emphasis is on basic handgun training and safety, moral and legal aspects of firearms use, firearms nomenclature, weapons handling and shooting fundamentals.
This course will develop the basics of safety on and off the range, principles of personal defense, use of deadly force, combative mind-set, situation awareness, basic ballistics in handgun marksmanship through demonstration and practice. Participants will learn safe loading and unloading, chamber checking, drawing the firearm from the holster, a malfunction clearance, proper elements of marksmanship assessing and scanning.
When: December 3rd, 2017 (Sun) (0700-1500) #171203P1a
Ammunition: Approx. 200 rounds minimum
Where: Where: Angeles Shooting Range 12651 Little Tujunga Canyon Rd Lake View Terrace, CA 91342 (818) 918-2364
The objective is to provide adequate knowledge to own and operate a handgun safely for personal protection.
None/Open to all students & CCW welcomed TAC-1 SAFE START is highly recommended
This (8 hrs) one day training will be held in class room and on live fire range: Lecture:.2.5 hours
Lunch : 30 minutes
Live Fire Shooting: 5 hours
P-1(a) Course Subject
The following technique and concepts will be introduced.
Students are introduced to basic safety and brief overview of the CA firearms law
4 Basic Firearms Safety Rules
Principles of personal defense
Use of deadly force (law)
Selecting the right weapon and basic ballistics
Students are introduced to the concept of basic weapon operation.
Drawing and exhibiting handguns from holster
Safe loading and unloading
Trigger Control & Dry Presses
Ready positions (Low Ready and Compressed Ready)
Elements of Marksmanship
Live Fire & Combat Shooting
Students are introduced to the concept of Live Fire & Combat Shooting
Assessing and scanning - situational awareness
Trigger Drills and Marksmanship
Basic malfunction clearing
Shooting various distances
Combined skill evaluation & qualification
- Semi Auto Pistol (9mm, 40 cal., 45 cal.)
- Ammunition (Students must provide own ammo)
- Sturdy belt
- Magazines (2 or more recommended)
- Magazine pouch (holds to magazines)
- Dummy Rounds (5 minimum)
- Eye protection (Prefer clear with no color)
- Ear protection (both outer and inner protections are recommended)
- Cap or Hat (highly recommended)
- Appropriate attire for weather & flying hot brass
- Marking Pen (Sharpies)
- Water and snacks (also available on-site for purchase)
- Gun bag/case to store and transport firearms
- Folding Chair for your comfort*
**Upon registration, students are provided with a Discount Code courtesy of LA Police Gear for all of their shopping need.