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Handgun Level 2



This course is Step 2 in our foundational handgun series. We strongly recommend Handgun Level 1 or equivalent. The student MUST know and be able to demonstrate how to safely load, fire, and unload a handgun as well as have demonstrated competence in working from a holster and performing reloads.

Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

Course Outline ​

  • Presentations and recovery from the holster

  • Sight picture and its relationship to size and distance

  • Trigger control

  • Shot delivery

  • Refining shooting fundamentals

  • Reloading techniques

  • Stoppage, clearance procedures

  • Single hand techniques

  • Moving then shooting

  • Target to target transition drills

Equipment List

  • Quality functional semi-automatic pistol ​

  • 3 magazines minimum

  • Optional, loading devices

  • Dominant side, hip-mounted holster or dominant side, belt-mounted holster

  • Magazine pouch(es)

  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning

  • Clothing suitable for training in any weather, pants must have belt loops

  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses, or non-shattering prescription glasses

  • Earmuffs and earplugs

Classes starting at 8:30 am will run until 5:00 pm.

Length: 5 hours

Tuition: $295.00 plus GST

Dates: May 15 through September 30, 2024  or to be scheduled with the Academy.

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