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First Shots - An Introduction to Shooting

Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 at 5:30pm

Fox Valley Shooting Range
780 South McLean Boulevard

Intro to Handguns This handgun course provides an excellent overview to the world of firearms. This course is great for individuals who are new to handguns, just want a refresher, or desire an understanding of the fundamentals and want to develop their skills in a fun and safe environment. Our certified instructors will cover safe weapons handling procedures, general handgun knowledge, the fundamentals of marksmanship, as well as the proper care and storage of firearms. This class will deliver a solid foundation to build upon and give beginners the skills they need to become responsible, confident shooters. Class is 5:30-8:00pm. Prerequisite(s): None Topics Covered: Firearm Safety Culture Safety Rules & Responsible Handgun Procedures Safe Handgun Handling Techniques Handgun Purchase Considerations Proper Storage of Handguns and Ammunition Common Anatomy of a Handgun Basic Ammunition Information Basics of Fundamental Marksmanship (Stance, Grip Control, Trigger Control, Aiming, Breathing) Safe Load, Unload, Safety Check Handgun Procedures Basic Handgun Breakdown & Cleaning Information Requirements: Eye and ear protection (available for purchase at Fox Valley Shooting Range) A clear and open mind Closed toe shoes