Project Description

Basic Handgun

Gun Safety

Class time 3 hrs.  Class cost $75.

Students attending this class will be entering into a structured program designed around the first time ‘entry level’ shooter.  The course curriculum is intended to bring new shooters into the shooting arena with a focus on the following topics:

Basic Handgun

  • Introduction/Function/Operation
  • Revolvers/Semi-automatics
  • Basic Marksmanship Skills
  • Stance/Grip/Sight Alignment
  • Trigger Control
  • Weapons Malfunction and Clearance Procedures
  • Key factors in picking a gun for your needs
  • Implementation of family safety rules as they apply to children

Upon completion of this class, students will be able to safely load and unload, identify and operate a variety of handguns.  Students will have a basic foundation in marksmanship skills that they can use to place shots on target.  Students will be able to safely and effectively fix weapons malfunctions and stoppages, and also have options to store their guns while implementing a plan for their family’s safety when a gun is present in the home.

Pre-Class Information

Please arrive 5-10 minutes before class to allow time to complete some necessary paperwork.  Online registration and payment are crucial to obtaining a seat for this class.

Zirkops will provide you with hearing and eye protection for use during the range portion of the class. Students are encouraged to bring their personal weapon to use during the live fire portion of the class with 50 + rounds of ammunition.  If you do not currently own a firearm, rental guns and ammunition are available for an additional cost.  It is recommended that students wear a hat with bill, closed toe footwear and comfortable clothes with high neckline.
Class duration is 3 hrs.  Class cost is $75.


All classes are handicapped-accessible and offer valuable techniques for every student.