Safe Start is a response to the public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers. This 3 hour introductory course is for the individual who is unfamiliar with firearms procedures or who needs to develop safe firearm-handling skills and a solid foundation of basic shooting skills. Students will learn the basic fundamentals of shooting and how to achieve accuracy.
When: MAY 14th 2017 (08:00 to 12:00 hrs)
June 17th 2017 (08:00 to 12:00 hrs)
Ammunition: Approx. 50 rounds
Where: A Place to Shoot Range - Santa Clarita, CA *
*There is a mandatory $15 range fee payable to the range on the day of the training.
The program is designed to provide a quick hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to various pistol action types (semi-auto, revolver).
Open to ALL
This (4.5 hrs) one day training will be held entirely on the live-fire range.
The following technique and concepts will be introduced at a reasonable pace for the maximum retention.
Safety and the Law
These concepts are instructed in classroom format
4 Basic Firearms Safety Rules
Safety and Etiquette on the range
Brief CA Law regarding possession, storage and transporting firearms
Brief overview of Use of Deadly Force in CA
Care & Cleaning
Ammo (function, available calibers, storage, etc)
Handgun Practical Application
Students are introduced to safe handling of their weapon and familiarization of marksmanship is given in a hands on application
Firearms Nomenclature and Function (DA/SA Semi-auto & Revolver)
Elements of Marksmanship
Locking the Slide to the Rear
Loading & Unloading
Shooting & Accuracy
- Semi Auto Pistol (9mm, 40 cal., 45 cal.) - Rental Available
- Ammunition (Students must bring 50 rounds)
- Dummy Rounds (5 minimum) - Also Available
- 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.