September 30, 2027
No prerequisiteAge: 18 & older
$85.00person

Course Information

The Intro to Handguns LVL1 course is a 5-6 hour beginner level training course with classroom and range instruction. This course is ideal for anyone new to handguns, and/or anyone considering purchasing their first new gun. Starting with a heavy emphasis on safety and practicality, we cover a lot more than “just the basics” in this course.

** SUMMER HOURS: Friday 4pm to 6pm in Classroom. Sat 7am to 2pm on the range. ** 

COST:
$85.00

PREREQUISITES:

none.

NOTES:

Rental Handguns are available upon coordinated request – let us know if you’re planning to rent when you register! Email training@dbackshootingsports.com to coordinate rentals, or with questions.

Must be lawfully allowed to train with firearms. 

What this course covers

  • Intro to Safety
  • Universal Safe Gun Handling Rules
  • Components of Handguns (Revolvers and Semis)
  • Features and Functions
  • Components and Types of Ammunition
  • Terms and definitions
  • Maintenance and Cleaning
  • Disassembly, Inspection and re-assembly of handguns
  • Safe Storage of Firearms
  • Intro to Fundamentals of Marksmanship (classroom)
  • Grip, Stance and Aiming
  • Relocate to the Private Range
  • Range Safety and Safe Gun Handling on the Range
  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Live-Fire shooting drills, Slow-fire for Accuracy (100 Rounds Minimum)
  • Course Completion, Summary

Required Gear:

Note-taking material
Eye / Hearing Protection
Handgun: Revolver or Semi-Automatic of .22 LR caliber or greater.
(No single-action “cowboy” guns)
Spare magazines, speed strips (for revolvers) and/or speed loaders
A minimum of 100 rounds of target ammunition
Water, snacks/ag lunch, and sunscreen as appropriate
Weather appropriate attire for the private outdoor range (no sandals or open-toed footwear)

Rental Guns and Gear available upon coordinated request.

Our Instructors

A US Army Airborne Infantryman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, Ben also completed US Army Sniper school, Combat Lifesaver course, and has numerous hours working and training other service members on the live fire range. Ben is an avid hunter and sportsman.

-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Shotgun Instructor, Inside and Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
-Arizona DPS Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Instructor
-Arizona Game and Fish Hunter Education Instructor
-Sabre OC Spray Instructor
-CPR Certified

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

* To register click on one of the courses below

24 Nov
Introduction to Handgun
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 11/24/2018

To register for this course, click the link above.

Saturday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
29 Dec
Introduction to Handgun
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 12/29/2018

To register for this course, click the link above.

Saturday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States