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Pistol Fundamentals Level I shooting at a range

Pistol Fundamentals Level I

Course Details

Pistol Fundamentals Level I is designed for new pistol shooters and focuses on the fundamentals of marksmanship, how to diagnose your own targets, and a framework for practicing on your own. 

Course Topics

  • Range familiarization and etiquette
  • Ready positions
  • Proper sight alignment and sight picture
  • Proper grip
  • Trigger control and trigger press
  • Stance 
  • Breath control
  • Various performance drills to observe progression
  • How to diagnose your own performance 

Course Length

  •   1 Day (8 hours)

Equipment List

  • Functional full size or compact semi-automatic pistol (no subcompact or pocket pistols allowed)
  • (3) or more magazines
  • Belt-mounted, dominant side holster with retention (Generic nylon and Serpa-style holsters not permitted)
  • (2) Magazine pouches
  • Sturdy belt, minimum of 1.5″ wide
  • Minimum 350 rounds of pistol (provided by student)
  • Ear protection (electronic preferred)
  • Clear eye protection
  • Clothing appropriate for the expected weather



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