USCCA: Certified Basic Handgun

ONE LONG (9-10 hours) DAY – $125

SPECIAL NOTE: This course qualifies for the training requirement to receive a concealed carry permit in the following states: CT, FL, ID, IL, IA, KS, MI, MN, NE, NM, OH, OK, SC, TX, UT, WI.  You must notify the instructor well in advance of the class so that he/she has time to prepare the material specific to your state.

What You Will Learn

I: Self-defense Firearm Basics
You will learn:

  1. Universal safety rules
  2. Clearing a semi-automatic
  3. Clearing a revolver
  4. Defining a gun’s action
  5. Understanding revolvers
  6. Understanding semi-automatics
  7. Modern, striker- red handguns
  8. Understanding magazines
  9. Selecting a handgun
  10. Pro’s and con’s of handgun choices
  11. Ammunition components
  12. Is caliber all that matters?
  13. Other measurements
  14. Ammunition care and storage
  15. Common ammunition malfunctions
  16. Clearing semi-auto malfunctions
  17. Other use of force options
II: Defensive Shooting Fundamentals
You will be able to understand/perform: 

  1. Defensive shooting versus marksmanship
  2. Proper grip
  3. Shooting platform
  4. Aligning the muzzle to the target
  5. Unsighted fire (point shooting)
  6. Flash sight picture
  7. Sighted fire
  8. Trigger control
  9. Rubber band exercise
VI: Gear and Gadgets
You will learn about:

  1. Holster retention
  2. Hip holsters
  3. Paddle holsters
  4. Pocket holsters
  5. Inside the waistband holsters
  6. Non-traditional holster styles
  7. Belts
  8. Tactical flashlights
  9. Mounted lights
  10. Considering a laser sight
  11. Guns safes and storage
VII: Basic and Advanced Drills
You will learn about :

  1. Creating a training program
  2. Dry firing
  3. Fundamental drill discussion
  4. Discussion of what’s next

What You Will Receive