Firearms - Intro

Firearms - Intro

Each firearms training class includes exposure to handguns (semi-auto and revolver), shotguns (semi-auto and pump), and defensive rifles (AK and AR).

0. INTRODUCTION:

  • Agenda

2. SELF-DEFENSE FIREARM BASICS:

  • Universal safety rules
  • Clearing a semi-automatic
  • Clearing a revolver
  • Defining a gun's action
  • Understanding revolvers
  • Understanding semi-automatics
  • Modern, striker-fired handguns
  • Understanding magazines
  • Selecting a handgun
  • Pros and cons of handgun choices
  • Ammunition components
  • Is caliber all that matters?
  • Other measurements
  • Ammunition care and storage
  • Common ammunition malfunctions
  • Clearing semi-auto malfunctions
  • Other use of force options

3. DEFENSIVE SHOOTING FUNDAMENTALS:

  • Defensive shooting versus marksmanship
  • Proper grip
  • Shooting platform
  • Aligning the muzzle to the target
  • Unsighted fire, point shooting
  • Flash sight picture
  • Sighted fire
  • Trigger control
  • Rubber band exercise

4. GEAR AND GADGETS:

  • Holster retention
  • Hip holsters
  • Paddle holsters
  • Pocket holsters
  • Inside the waistband holsters
  • Non-traditional holster styles
  • Belts
  • Tactical flashlights
  • Mounted lights
  • Considering a laser sight
  • Guns safes and storage

5. BASIC AND ADVANCED SKILLS:

  • Creating a training program
  • Dry firing
  • Fundamental drill discussion
  • Discussion of what's next