Level 1 Live Fire Pistol Safety Course – Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
This course is a two-day course, broken down into 1 day in class and 1 day on range.
Max of 12 students per course. Open to anyone 18 years of age and up who have successfully completed the Canadian Restricted Firearm Safety Course.
Student to trainer ratio not to surpass 3:1
The courses are offered in both official languages.
Required equipment: Shooter must bring the following items: Hearing protection, eye protection, centerfire semi-automatic pistol or double action revolver (rentals available), commercial handgun ammunition (250 rounds), water, lunch, clothes for inclement weather, closed toe footwear. Long sleeved shirt and long pants are highly recommended.
Disclaimer: Pistols to be used on this course should be in their original unmodified form as supplied by the manufacturer. Modified pistols to be accepted at the discretion of the training staff. Please contact us before attending course with a modified/upgraded pistol. RMR/mounted red dots notwithstanding.
AMMUNITION and GUN RENTALS
250 rounds of ammunition can be provided at market value for the required caliber. Currently for 9mm Luger, r 40S&W, 45ACP or 38Spl. For all other calibers please inquire.
Pistol rentals available during the course at a cost (available in 9mm, 40S&W, 38Spl and 45ACP)* (i.e. Glock, 1911, P320 or similar)
*Note: Only commercial ammunition is to be used in rented pistols. You may bring your own commercial ammunition or it will be provided at the costs indicated above.
Topics covered during the course:
During the in class portion: ACTS/PROVE, Range procedures Marksmanship principles Dominant eye, Pistol safety, Shooting positions, Two and one handed shooting, Grip and stance, Dry Fire exercises and how to deal with various malfunctions.
During the Live Fire exercises: Live fire training brief, including the assignment of a personalized instructor for the duration of the dry fire and live fire portion.
You will also be tested on the following: Pistol Safety handling (in class) and Live Course of Fire (on range).
A certificate of completion is issued at the end of the course.
**Special Note: Contrary to our regular training policy, because of the unpredictability caused by COVID lockdowns and curfews, we will refund courses for cancellations up to 4 weeks prior to the start of the course.
-Valid Government Issued ID
-Proof of Successful Completion of Canadian Restricted Firearm Safety Course