This is first in a series of handgun self defense classes offered by SRFI is for both beginning and experienced shootes and no previous handgun training is needed. It begins with the fundamental considerations in shooting a handgun and graduates to the essential subjects used for handgun self defense which includes:
- Drawing from a concealed holster
- Fixing handgun malfunctions
- Shooting from behind walls
- Strong and weak hand shooting
- Shooting from retention
- Shooting accurate controlled pairs
The lecture portion of the class covers basic handgun and ammo knowledge and how to develop a defensive mindset. The length of the class is 6 hours and the number of rounds fired in the range drills is 300. All shooting is at human type targets with training in head shots and chest shots.
To fully participate in the drills, SRFI recommends the student bring:
- minimum 9mm semi-auto or .38 caliber revolver; however any caliber is acceptable
- plastic (Kydex) or leather holsterat least 2magazines (semi-auto) or 2 speed loaders (revolver), the more the better
- wear a 1 1/4 inch wide sturdy belt that fits through pant belt loops
- firearm made by a reliable manufacturer such as: Colt, Glock, Ruger, Smith and Wesson, Springfield, Kimber, etc.
- hear muffs (electronic type recommended) and eye protection
- 300 rounds of factory ammunition
Students will receive a 35 page course manual along with a course completion certificate.