Intermediate Semi-Automatic Pistol Course
This class is an intermediate level course for semi-automatic handgun shooters and is designed specifically for those who have not had any formal instruction beyond the basic CCW class.
Course Length: 8 Hours
Course of instruction will include 6 Hours of technical classroom instruction and a minimum of 2 hours on the range.
Topics covered include the following:
2. Technical Class room work
3. Stance & Proper Grip
4. Sight alignment (Site Picture)
5. Trigger control.
6. Field Stripping and Maintenance.
7. Proper Draw and Re-holster.
8. Introduction to different skill drills:
a. Dry firing
b. Malfunction clearing
c. Point shooting
9. 2-Hours of Live Fire Exercises at the Range
Basic Pistol course or equivalent experience.
You must have completed the basic Pistol course or have equivalent experience with Pistol shooting to take this course. This course will assume you have good understanding of your pistol and pistol shooting techniques. If you have not had a basic course and/or are new to Pistol shooting we ask that you take the basic course here.
Firearm, Equipment and Ammo Requirements:
Semi-automatic pistol of at least .380 caliber that can be carried in a belt holster. The firearm must be fully functional, have all factory-installed safety devices intact, and have no dangerous modifications such as a “hair” trigger (less than 4 pounds for Double Action), no removed trigger guard, etc.
No “Pocket Pistols”. The very small frame semi-automatic pistols are not allowed in this course due to their very small size and difficulty to handle.
The holster must be on the belt, (no concealed carry) adequately fit the weapon, completely cover the trigger & guard, remain open when the weapon is removed
No collapsible holsters, No thigh rigs, No shoulder holsters, No cross-draw, - Belt holsters only!
A minimum of three magazines is required.
Belt Mag Pouch
On the belt mag pouch(s) are required. You will need the ability have either two single mag pouches or one double magazine pouch on your belt.
This course requires 200 rounds of ammunition.
No personal re-loaded ammunition is allowed. All ammunition must be new or commercially reloaded only.
You will not be allowed on the firing line without eye protection. If you do not have proper eye protection, you must inform the instructors before leaving the class to go to the range.
Note: Eye protection (ANSI Z87.1) is sold by Gunner University for $3.00 Per Pair and may be purchased at the time of the class. If you require prescription glasses to see, we have “over-prescription” shooting glasses as well.
You will not be allowed on the firing line without hearing protection. If you do not have proper hearing protection, you must inform the instructors before leaving the class to go to the range.
Note: We will have disposable hearing protection for sale ($0.75 per pair) and may be purchased at the time of the class.
Proper footwear must be worn on the range. No flip-flops or open toed shoes of any kind. No shoes that leaves the top of you foot exposed will be allowed. We highly recommend boots, but athletic shoes will be acceptable. If you do not have proper footwear, you will not be allowed on the range.