Introduction to Firearms

Introduction to Firearms Training Course

Active Shooter Defense School introduces a new training course for those interested in learning about all firearms include pistols, shotguns, and carbine rifles.  Familiarity with all types of firearms is a must for any beginner so that they become more comfortable and proficient with firearms.

Course Overview

First and foremost, this introduction class will cover safety for owning and handling all three types of firearms.  It will also cover basic manipulation of these firearms, loading and unloading, and basic familiarization and use of pistol, shotguns, and rifles.

Students will bring their newly purchased or acquired firearms to the class (unloaded), and the instructor will go through each one in front of the class so everyone can learn at the same time. 

After this course, participants will be comfortable using and manipulating these firearms and will be ready to participate in one of our more experienced firearms training courses.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us or call (619) 490-3168

Course Duration: 8 hours

This course will cover practical employment of several weapons systems, pistol/ rifle/ shotgun we will cover the pros and cons of each platform, the correct defensive measures you should take in the event of an invasion and most importantly, the fundamentals of shooting. A perfect course for the entire family, this course is not weapons specific so please bring whatever you own and we will cover it for the class. Some of the things we will be covering:

  • Firearms Safety
  • Safety and range etiquette
  • Proper marksmanship fundamentals
  • Proper shooting stance
  • Proper grip fundamentals
  • Trigger control
  • Loading and unloading of the different weapon systems
  • Cleaning and Storage Overview

Required Gear: 200 rounds of ammunition for pistols or rifles, 100 rounds for shotgun. Hearing and eye protection, long pants, closed toed shoes (no sandals), folding chair and weather appropriate clothing, hat and sun block. If you need firearms for this course, please let us know ahead of time!

Bring a lunch, some snacks, and something to drink, bottled water will be provided.

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