09/30/2027
No prerequisiteAge: 18 & older
$100.00person

Course Information

The Introduction to Handguns LVL1 course is a 4-5 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. Students will leave with the confidence and knowledge needed to practice on their own and come back for our level 2 courses!

** SUMMER HOURS: This course is a split day event, day one in the classroom and day two on the range. ** 

COST:
$100.00

PREREQUISITES:

none.

NOTES:

Rental Handguns are available upon coordinated request at no extra charge -Minors are allowed to train when accompanied by an adult – Email training@dbackshootingsports.com

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 Semi-auto)
  • 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
  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship
  • Grip, Stance and Aiming
  • Relocate to the Private Range
  • Range Safety and Safe Gun Handling on the Range
  • 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.
Spare magazines, speed strips (for revolvers) and/or speed loaders
A minimum of 100 rounds of target ammunition
Water, snacks or 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 82nd Airborne Reconnaissance Infantryman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran (2008-2009), I also spend as much time as possible outside hunting and fishing. Having countless hours training with multiple weapon platforms from crew served weapons to pistols, and having trained military, law enforcement, and civilians. I organized Diamondback Training Center’s teaching methodology following Murphy’s law, and taking equal portions of military, law enforcement, and civilian training environments to give our students the best experience possible.

-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Inside and Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
-Arizona Department of Public Safety, Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Instructor
-Arizona Game and Fish Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor
-Sabre Red OC Spray Instructor
-ASP Baton, Handcuffing, and Flashlight Tactics Instructor
-CPR Certified

Email: Roan.Grimm@grimmrealitiesacademy.com

A Former US Marine, Roan Grimm has dedicated his life to the study of the grim realities of violent close combat.  With 35+ years of martial arts, the past 27 of which have been focused on the weapon intensive Filipino martial arts (arnis/eskrima/kali) and WWII era American combatives (scientific dirty fighting). With over 125 real contact stick fights with the world renown Dog Brothers, Grimm has tested the theories of actual fighting with impact weapons at a level few can approach.

-Guro (black belt equivalent) in Nitullama silat
-Guro in Dog Brothers Martial Arts
-Ma’a Guro in Sub3 American Kali
-Full Dog Brother – “Poi Dog”
-Creator of ADEPT personal security program

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

* To register click on one of the courses below

22 Feb
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 2/22/2020

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Saturday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
28 Feb
CLOSE COMBAT & GROUND FIGHTING *CLASSROOM ONLY* 2/28/2020

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Friday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
29 Feb
INTRO TO HANDGUNS LVL1 **NIGHT** 2/29/2020

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Saturday @ 7:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
2 Mar
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 3/2-3/3/2020

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Monday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
6 Mar
CLOSE COMBAT & GROUND FIGHTING *CLASSROOM ONLY* 3/6/2020

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Friday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
13 Mar
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 3/13-3/14/2020

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Friday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
28 Mar
INTRO TO HANDGUNS *LADIES ONLY* 3/28/2020

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Saturday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
3 Apr
CLOSE COMBAT & GROUND FIGHTING *CLASSROOM ONLY* 4/3/2020

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Friday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
11 Apr
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 4/11/2020

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Saturday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
14 Apr
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 4/14/2020

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Tuesday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
24 Apr
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 4/24-4/25/2020

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Friday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
1 May
CLOSE COMBAT & GROUND FIGHTING *CLASSROOM ONLY* 5/1/2020

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Friday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
4 May
OC SPRAY & TASER 5/4/2020

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Monday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
9 May
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 5/9/2020

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Saturday @ 9:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
12 May
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 5/12-5/13/2020

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Tuesday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
22 May
INTRO TO HANDGUNS 5/22-5/23/2020

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Friday @ 4:00 pm 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
31 May
YOUTH/BASIC SAFETY 5/31/2020

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Sunday @ 11:00 am 7030 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States