Pistol Self Defense Level 1

Become More Confident in Your
Self-Defense Pistol Skills

Do you have a Concealed Carry Permit, but desire to be more confident and effective with your gun? Then consider our Pistol Self Defense 1 course. You will learn valuable self-defense techniques, allowing you to be more effective and accurate when
shooting and drawing from your holster.

This 4-hour class consists of 3 hours of range time, focusing specifically on your stance, grip, draw, as well as pinpoint accuracy. You will leave this class with a heightened sense of confidence and skill, being better prepared to use your gun against a deadly threat.

Topics Covered:
  • Holster skills within the context of self defense
  • Pinpoint Accuracy (sight picture and trigger press)
  • Deep insights into effective stance, grip, and draw techniques
Equipment Required:
  • FOID (IL residents only) / Driver’s License or State ID
  • Semi-auto pistol (mid or full-size strongly recommended)
  • 2-3 magazines (NOTE: 1 magazine will be dropped often during magazine change exercises)
  • Holster (OWB preferred, but IWB hip allowed if safe – no closed-topped holsters (no ‘Sneaky Pete’))
  • Magazine pouch (recommended but not required)
  • Ammunition (Factory loads only – NO reloads)
  • Eye protection (Prescription glasses still require additional eye protection)
  • Ear protection (Electronic muffs suggested to better hear commands)
  • Water, lunch and snacks – Recommended (working lunch)
Dress Code:
  • Comfortable clothing (indoor range)
  • Brimmed hat and closed-neck shirt (to prevent hot brass from going down shirt and beyond glasses)
  • Sturdy long pants or shorts with BELT LOOPS / Sturdy belt / Closed-toed shoes

Additional Info

 

Age Requirements: ?
Instructor: Deane Marrs & Haze S
Class Fee: $100
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Upcoming Dates: to be scheduled

Handguns

Knives

Rifles

Shotguns 

Contact Us

8785 N Baileyville Rd
Forreston, IL 61030

(815) 938-3006
smokingunworx@gmail.com

Hours

9 am - 7 pm
Monday & Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
9 am - 3 pm
Saturday & Sunday