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Handgun 1 - August 4, 2019 - Princeton, MN - Open Enrollment
The Handgun 1 Course is designed for the novice shooter or remedial training for the more experienced shooter. The handgun is primarily a defensive weapon. Small and easy to conceal, it is often the first choice when selecting a firearm for defense. The handgun is the most difficult to master in comparison to the shotgun, carbine/rifle, or sub-machine gun. If you are going to be relying on a handgun for self-defense, then you better be able to use it properly. Our emphasis is to introduce the Fundamentals of Firearms Safety to the novice, and will teach the skills necessary to properly use the revolver and semi-automatic handgun in a self-defense situation.
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE QUALIFIES FOR MINNESOTA PERMIT TO CARRY TRAINING REQUIREMENT.
The hands-on course will cover the following:
Legal aspects of owning, transporting, and using a firearm for self-defense
Tactics of self-defense
Sight Alignment/Sight Picture
Firearms Safety Issues (range/home/on-off duty)
Student equipment needed:
Handgun - nothing Smaller than 9mm or .38" (Revolver or Semi-Automatic), must be of quality make (No Rossi, Highpoint, Jennings, Bryco, Taurus 92 copies without Decockers, etc, if you have questions of a gun please email us)
Two speed loaders or three magazines (to match your handgun)
300 Rounds of ammunition
Quality Hip Holster with Thumb break or other Security Locking/Retaining Device (friction fit is fine but must be of quality make, IWB holsters must remain open once gun is removed). Friction retention holsters are fine, as long as they are of quality manufacture. NO shoulder rigs, cross-draw rigs, or cheap nylon Uncle Mikes type holsters.
Cover Garment For Concealment (You Will Be Working From Concealment)
Hearing and Eye Protection
Pack a lunch and snacks & fluids to keep hydrated.
Dress for all types of weather as it is August in Minnesota
and provide at least one of the five required credentials, along with valid driver's license. Submit these documents by fax to 763-712-1434 or scan/email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this information.
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