This course introduces the student to techniques applicable to defensive use of the handgun. Emphasis is put on shooting skill development for application in real-life circumstances. The fundamentals of Mindset, Gun-handling, and Marksmanship are covered in lecture while the practical aspects are taught on the range.
Other course topics include Situational Awareness, equipment selection, safety, handling, loading, unloading, malfunction clearance, drawing and firing techniques, single handed firing, firing from cover and multiple targets.
This course may be specialized to accommodate families with young adults, groups, or ladies only and satisfies the prerequisites for Running Gun 102.
Instructors are Certified National Rifle Association and Louisiana Peace Officer Standards and Training Instructors with a combined total of over 75 years of firearms and related tactics experience to pass on.