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Intro to Handgun


This course is designed for the new shooter or gun owner to bring you the most up to date techniques for safe firearm handling skills and shooting fundamentals through dry fire and live fire skills.


Students will learn the following:

  • Nomenclature
  • Different Types of Handguns
  • Handgun Cycle of Operations
  • Types of Ammunition
  • Safe Firearm Handling Skills
  • How to properly load and unload a handgun
  • Handgun Fundamentals of Shooting
  • Live Fire Malfunction Clearing


Required Gear for the Course:

  • Handgun of a common calibaer that you can easily control (No Magnum Calibers)
  • 100 Rounds of Ammunition per person
  • A case for you handgun
  • Minimum of 1-2 magazines per handgun
  • Eye and Ear Protection (We can provide if necessary)
  • Weather Appropriate Attire (No open toed shoes.  No sleevless or low cut shirts.  Hats are recommended)
  • Students will need to bring a light lunch or snack and something to drink 
  • Camping type chair
  • Note Taking materials.

Intro to Handgun

  • Mid Carolina Rifle Club

    3435 Fish Hatchery Rd Gaston, SC 29053

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