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Beginner Pistol Training Course

Note: This event has already passed.

The Beginner Pistol Training Course offered at the Recreational Shooting Complex is a great way to learn the basics of firearm safety and handgun fundamentals. This course is perfect for those who are new to shooting or have just purchased a handgun and want to gain the skills on how to use it safely. Training will be conducted in a classroom setting and culminate on the range where each student will shoot 50 rounds. Topics covered in the training include:

  • Firearms safety
  • Handgun types
  • Handgun parts
  • Types and safe handling of ammunition
  • Loading and unloading a handgun
  • Fundamentals of shooting a handgun
  • Cleaning and maintaining a handgun
  • Safe storage of a firearm

The next courses will be held on Saturday, January 28 and February 18 from 9 a.m. – noon. Courses are $65 per person and include a 9MM rental weapon, 50 rounds of ammunition, target, eye protection and hearing protection. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required. Must be 18 or older to sign up. Register online via WebTrac (coming) or call +1 (706) 545-6158 or visit the Recreational Shooting Complex at 7839 1st Division Road, Building 2793.