Handgun Training

Become more skilled with your handgun in affordable training courses!  Our instructors have trained hundreds of students, from beginning shooters to advanced levels within the military and law enforcement.  Increase your knowledge, confidence, accuracy, skill, safety and handling.  Understand firearms laws, ease concerns of children in the home, learn defensive shooting, and how to prevail in a hostile encounter.  All courses are taught by a subject matter expert and you receive a certificate of completion for each course!

Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back!

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Course Listing (Detailed Information Below)

Introductory Handgun - for the whole family including new or inexperienced handgun owners.

This is a classroom only course.

Handgun 101 & Home Defense - laws of home defense, fundamentals of shooting, coaching, also for the whole family.

Expect about 1 hour classroom & 1 hour range time.

Shooting with Accuracy and Confidence - focused on range time and coaching, to increase skill, accuracy and confidence.

Expect about half hour classroom & 1.5 hours range time.

EDC / CCW Handgun (Shooting from the Holster) - learn or increase your skill shooting from the holster & laws of self defense.

Expect about half hour classroom & 1.5 hours range time.

Advanced Handgun - master the fundamentals, shoot for speed & accuracy and prevail in a hostile situation.

Expect extensive range time.

Introductory Handgun

Introductory Handgun

Tuition:  $60

Duration:  2 hours

Maximum class size:  14  (when held at ASP Vacaville)

 

This is a classroom focused course (no shooting) including useful information about safety, loading and unloading, easing concerns of children in the home, feel more comfortable with handguns, and have an opportunity to ask questions.  You’ll learn about modern semi-automatic pistols and revolvers, how to select the right handgun for you, transportation, storage and the Handgun Safety Certificate.  This course is for new handgun owners, anyone who wishes to become more familiar with handguns, or considering a handgun purchase.  Experienced handgun owners can enroll directly to Basic Handgun.

Course objectives:

  • Safety and safe handling

  • Nomenclature and function of handguns

  • How to select the right handgun for you

  • Storage, safekeeping and transportation

  • Care and maintenance

  • Addressing concerns of children in the home

  • Loading and unloading of a semi-automatic and revolver

  • Basics of shooting

  • Review of requirements for Handgun Safety Certificate

 

Course requirements:

  • Notepad and pen

 

 

Handgun Safety Certificate test on the same day for $20 ($5 discount)

10 years old & up with a parent or guardian over 21.

Handgun 101 & Home Defense

Basic Handgun & Home Defense

Tuition:  $60

Duration:  2 hours

Maximum class size:  8

 

Learn the basics of defensive shooting and handgun operation including both classroom and range instruction.  You will improve your shooting skills, accuracy, increase confidence, and learn reloading techniques.  This course is for all handgun owners who wish to become more skilled with their handgun and learn the basics of home defense. 

 

Course Objectives:

 

  • Safety and safe handling

  • Fundamentals of handgun operation

  • Cleaning and maintenance

  • Laws regarding home defense

  • Fundamentals of ballistics and ammunition

  • Fundamentals of handgun shooting

  • Accuracy drills

  • Reloading (from the bench)

 

Course Requirements:

 

  • Shooting experience

  • Handgun and 1 magazine (can be rented at ASP)

  • Eye protection

  • Ear protection

  • 100 rounds ammunition (special pricing available at ASP)

 

Handguns available for rent at Ammunition Supply Point

(reserve ahead of time to guarantee availability).

 

Age 21 & over.  Age 18 with military ID card.

Responsible young adults with parent / guardian.

Shooting with Accuracy and Confidence

Shooting with Accuracy and Confidence

Tuition:  $60

Duration:  2 hours

Maximum class size:  8

This course is mostly focused on shooting time, learning specific drills to shoot your handgun with accuracy and confidence!  Learning and practicing the fundamentals is important and years of experience have shown that training and coaching help shooters of all levels.  You will learn at your own pace and this is a course that can be taken as a refresher and skill builder no matter how long you have been shooting!

 

Course objectives:

  • Safety and safe handling

  • Shooting with accuracy and confidence

  • Fundamentals of shooting

  • How to focus on your sights

  • Trigger control and trigger reset

  • Learning to assess your shots

  • Understanding shooter errors

 

Course requirements:

  • Shooting experience

  • Handgun and at least 2 magazines (can be rented at ASP)

  • Eye protection

  • Ear protection

  • 150 rounds of handgun ammunition (special pricing available at ASP)

 

Handguns available for rent at Ammunition Supply Point

(reserve ahead of time to guarantee availability).

 

EDC / CCW  Handgun

Every Day Carry / Carry Concealed Weapon

EDC Handgun / Shooting from the Holster

Tuition:  $80

Duration:  2 hours

Maximum class size:  8

 

Learn the fundamentals and refine your existing skills of drawing and shooting from the holster, and defensive shooting. You will also learn or better understand California laws of self-defense.  This course is designed for CCW / every day carry “EDC,” security officers, military, and academy prep. 

 

*THIS IS NOT A CCW QUALIFICATION but this course is recommended for all CCW carriers and applicants* 

For Solano County CCW we recommend Dave Adams of Blue Ridge Consulting http://www.brcarms.com/

 

Course objectives:

 

  • Safety and safe handling

  • Fundamentals of carrying a handgun

  • Discussion of California laws for use of force

  • Selection of holsters and equipment

  • Fundamentals of defensive shooting

  • Fundamentals of defensive shooting

  • Shooting from the draw and re-holstering

  • Multiple shots from the holster
     

Course requirements:

  • Shooting experience or CCW

  • Handgun and at least 2 magazines (can be rented at additional cost)

  • Holster (NO APPENDIX CARRY).

  • Notepad and pen

  • Eye protection

  • Ear protection

  • 150 rounds of handgun ammunition (special pricing available at ASP)

 

 

Handguns available for rent at Ammunition Supply Point

(reserve ahead of time to guarantee availability).

 

Age 21 & over.  Age 18 with military ID card.

Advanced Handgun

Advanced Handgun

Tuition:  $80

Duration:  2.5 hours

Maximum class size:  8

 

Learn advanced techniques of defensive and tactical shooting, focusing primarily on range time.  You will learn specific drills to increase speed, accuracy, and rapid shots on target.  These skills will increase confidence and you will learn to prevail in a hostile situation.  This course is designed for CCW / every day carry “EDC,” security officers, military and security forces, academy prep and anyone wishing to learn techniques of advanced handgun shooting.

 

Objectives:

 

  • Safety and safe handling

  • Refine existing draw techniques

  • Shooting for speed & accuracy

  • Reloads

  • Distance fire

  • Close quarters shooting drills

  • CCW type qualification

 

Requirements:

 

  • ICG Intermediate Handgun class within 3 months

  • Handgun and at least 2 magazines (can be rented at additional cost)

  • Holster (NO appendix carry)

  • Spare magazine carrier (or magazine in a pocket)

  • Notepad and pen

  • Eye protection

  • Ear protection

  • 150 rounds of handgun ammunition

 

 

Handguns available for rent at Ammunition Supply Point

(reserve ahead of time to guarantee availability).

 

Age 21 & over.  Age 18 with military ID card.

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