Fundamental Handgun Marksmanship Course

The focus of this course is to instill safe and sound handgun shooting skills.
The course is ideal for both new/novice handgun shooters AND experienced shooters (who have bad habits that need to be fixed).

This course is taught by Jim Johnson who is the owner of Virginia Pistol, Combat Pistol Concepts and the Israeli Tactical School.
To see his credentials as an instructor click here or on the link to your left.


Cost of this course is only $50.00. You may secure a seat by paying a $20.00 deposit with the $30.00 balance due in cash on the day of the course, OR, receive a $5.00 discount to $45.00 if you pay the course fee in full.

Details of this course and how to register is shown below.

 

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS:
Students must be at least fifteen years of age (must be accompanied by a parent through the age of 17) or be 18 and over. Student must be able to understand and be able to demonstrate safe handling of a firearm at all times. Students (and parents of students under 18) must complete a Liability Waiver Form.
NO handgun experience is required. An excellent course for new or experienced shooters alike.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS: Absolutely none!
I provide EVRYTHING for this course! Including: Pistols, ammunition, targets and instruction!

COURSE CURRICULUM:
This course is a combination of classroom instruction and numerous live fire drills using realistic and state of the art Smith and Wesson Military and Police model training guns. These pistols are the same weight and feel as real guns, function like the real pistol, and shoot a non-lethal bullett that is very accurate up to 7 yards!

  • Safety, Comfort, and Competancy - goals and responsibilities.
  • Stance, Grip, Extension - proper stance, 2 handed shooting grip, and handgun extension to the target to create a bio-mechanical lock for recoil control
  • Trigger control
  • Precision shooting/sight alignment and defensive sight alignment
  • Precision shooting
  • Rapid fire shooting introduction
  • Balance of Speed and Precision - learning to recognize the balance of speed and precision and your personal strengths and weaknesses so you may improve more rapidly
  • Efficiency, Consistancy and Effectiveness - how it effects your shooting skills
  • Handgun marksmanship skills -
  • Skill Development Cycle - how to continue to become the best shooter you can be

WHERE THE COURSES ARE CONDUCTED, DATES AND TIMES OF THE COURSE:
This course is conducted at the Rural King Store located in the Royal Plaza 465 South Street Front Royal, VA 22630 on Sundays. Students should report for student sign-in from 11:30AM to 12:00PM. Class starts at 12:00PM. PLEASE do not arrive late. Course is approximately 3 to 4 hours long.

COST OF THE COURSE, COURSE SCHEDULE and REGISTERING FOR A COURSE:
Cost of this course is only $50.00. You may secure a seat by paying a $20.00 deposit with the $30.00 balance due in cash on the day of the course, OR, receive a $5.00 discount to $45.00 if you pay the course fee in full.

A maximum of 8 students are allowed in the course, and the course will not be held unless 4 students have registered. If 4 students have not registered for the course within 2 days of the course date, the students who have registered will be re-scheduled for the next course date.

You may register for a course by following the directions below.

PLEASE NOTE:
All fees paid are non-refundable. If something arises to prevent your attendance at the scheduled course date that you registered for, I will allow someone else to attend in your place. If neither you or a substitute attends the course you will forfeit the fee paid.
I do reserve the right to reschedule a course date without refunding the course fee, in the event of illness, insufficient number of students, weather, or other factors which are not in my control.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE:
You may view a current course schedule, pick a date that is good for you, and register for the course securely and easily online by clicking here or on the 'Schedule & Registration' link to your left.