Beginner Pistol Shooting Course

Class Cost: $125 per person.

Fee includes range fees, target, and ammunition. This course will qualify students to apply for the Maryland Handgun Qualification License.

This course includes hands on pistol shooting technique instruction and skill development during the live fire component.

Class Length: 6 hours, plus range time for live fire session
Classroom Location: The classroom is located in the Canton Community of Baltimore. 
Range Location:  We conduct the live fire training and qualification at either of two very convenient locations in Maryland.

Classroom Instruction Topics:

  • Safe Firearm Handling
  • Home Firearm Safety
  • Safe Firearm Storage
  • Pistol Action Types
  • Pistol Parts and How They Work
  • Ammunition Knowledge
  • Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
  • Shooting Techniques and Error Correction
  • Clearing Common Pistol Stoppages
  • Introduction to Maryland Firearms Laws
  • Selecting Pistols, Ammunition and Accessories
  • Cleaning and Maintenance

Range Live Fire Session:

  • Students will fire revolvers and semi-automatic handguns.
  • Students fire at least 20 rounds from 3 different handguns.
  • Students who fire their own handgun should bring at least 50 rounds of target ammunition
  • If you need assistance with ammunition, we can assist you prior to attending the class