Basic Pistol: 22 June 2024 (Marion, IL)

Marion, IL

Course Date:
22 June 2024

Course Time:


Firearms (Pistol Level 1): Basic Pistol

Basic Pistol: 22 June 2024 (Marion, IL)


Basic Pistol (250 Rounds) | Defense

Basic Pistol is designed for the new gun owner who desires to learn the fundamental elements of safely using a handgun and is step 1 in the Fieldcraft Pistol Series. During this course, students will gain comfort and familiarity with their handgun in a stress-free environment, while strictly adhering to the four firearm safety rules. Basic Pistol provides a solid foundation of skills to increase your personal preparedness. Whether you are a novice or have some prior experience, this course will equip you with the necessary tools to become a responsible and confident pistol owner. Students who complete this course will be prepared to take Defensive Pistol.

Topics Covered:

  • Firearm safety and handling
  • Range safety
  • Gear selection and setup
  • Nomenclature
  • Maintenance and care
  • Loading and unloading procedures
  • Zeroing (If appropriate for red dot-equipped pistols)
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship

Required Gear:

  • 250 rounds ammunition
  • Pistol
  • 3 magazines
  • 2 magazine carriers
  • Pistol belt
  • Outside waistband holster (OWB)
  • Eye protection
  • Ear protection
  • Snacks and water
  • Rain/cold/inclement weather clothing and sturdy shoes

Course Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Course Location: Tombstone Gun Range and Training Center - 12121 Skyline Drive Marion, IL 62959

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