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Ladies Defensive Pistol

Annie, Get Your Gun

If you don't already own a gun, by the time you're done with these classes you'll know exactly which gun is right for you!  In the meantime, you can feel free to borrow any of our guns throughout the course at no additional cost.  The only thing you'll need to purchase is ammunition in addition to the cost of the class(es).

Over 40% of new gun owners are women. If you're one of them, or just curious about guns and want to learn more in a more relaxed environment, our Ladies Defensive Pistol courses are perfect for you!

This Course is broken down into three parts: Intro, Defensive Pistol 1 & Defensive Pistol 2.

I recommend new shooters start at the Intro level course, while those that already have their concealed handgun license (CHL/CCW) can jump straight into the Defensive 1 class.

By attending all three courses, students will have exceeded Ohio's requirements to obtain a concealed carry certificate.  Upon your successful completion of the associated test, you will earn your concealed carry certificate & be ready to apply for the Ohio Concealed Handgun License (CHL).

Intro to Pistol is an introduction to learning to develop a defensive mindset through situational awareness, as well as understanding firearms, universal safety rules, how to manipulate a semi-automatic pistol (clear the chamber of cartridges / strip the magazine and confirm the gun is empty; loading / unloading magazines; charging the firearm, etc.), shooting fundamentals including stance, grip, sight alignment / sight picture, trigger control, breath control & follow through, and an introduction to live-fire shooting. Session Length:  3 - 4 Hours | Cost:  $50.00 | Date/Time:   Saturday, January 29th from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

Defensive Pistol 1 is a deeper exploration into handguns where we'll compare the several different guns, discuss the advantages / disadvantages of each type of gun, discuss the parts that make up a cartridge (hint:  the "bullet" is just one piece of the puzzle), learn about common weapon malfunctions and how to safely and quickly resolve them, see an array of holster types and discuss all of the options we have for carrying our gun on and off body AND we'll have a bit of a concealed carry fashion show featuring some of the fashionable, yet functional, ways we gals can carry and look good doing it ;)  Oh, and we'll hit the range for some more live-fire shooting -- this time engaging multiple targets.  Session Length:  7 - 8 Hours | Cost:  $75.00 | Date/Time:  Saturday, February 19th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 P.M.

Defensive Pistol 2 is where we crank our skills up a notch.  We go from the mindset of target / marksmanship style shooting to learning how to point shoot using a flash sight picture.  Don't know what that means?  Don't worry!!  That's what I'm here for!!  We also dive into the legal aspects of owning / using a firearm -- or any other weapon including your hands -- by discussing the legal definition of Use of Force and what it means to be a responsible and law-abiding gun owner.  We'll understand the differences between cover, barriers and concealment and how we can use them to our advantage.  Bring your best drill sergeant voice because we'll flip the "bitch switch" by practicing how to use VOICE COMMANDS as a means of thwarting a possible attack.  We will also talk about special considerations with regard to owning firearms with kids so that everyone stays safe.  Then we'll learn to draw from a holster and out of a handbag / purse and get some live-fire shooting time on the range to practice everything we've learned!  Whew!!  Are y'all ready??  Session Length:  7 - 8 Hours | Cost:  $125.00 | Date/Time:   Saturday, March 19th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

You can choose to attend one class, two classes or buy the bundle for $200 and attend all three...which means the first class is free!

We'll provide targets, eye and hearing protection, certified instruction and oversight and rental guns at no extra cost.  For the Defensive Pistol classes, we'll also supply lunch, snacks & beverages.  You buy the ammunition you need and bring it with you or you can buy it from us (prices vary based on caliber of gun).

The amount of ammunition you need by class is as follows:  Intro - ammunition included in price of class; Defensive Pistol 1 - 50 rounds; and, Defensive Pistol 2 - 100 rounds.

Complete the form below to register.  Contact us at 740.596.1984 with questions.


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