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Handgun Training Courses

HANDGUN TRAINING COURSES AT C2 TACTICAL!

C2 Tactical offers the best handgun training courses for shooting enthusiasts of all levels. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned shooter, we have options for everyone. Our beginner-level courses are targeted at people who want to try their hand at handgun shooting and are looking for professional supervision and instruction. The more advanced courses are focused on perfecting the technique and expanding experience.

We offer both onsite and offsite training. All the instructors for our handgun courses are NRA certified or have extensive military/law enforcement backgrounds. So, what are you waiting for? Book a class NOW!

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Handgun Holiday Specials

Beginner Bundle

Beginner Bundle

P100-P300 + Private Instruction

$250

New to the range?  Bought a new handgun and not sure where to start? Looking for a gift idea? Look no further!

This bundle contains 4 classes designed to get your education started from ground zero! Originally valued at $330, you can’t miss this Holiday Special!

If you have any questions, or would like to book please call in: 480-588-8802

 

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  • P100 – Introduction to Handguns – You’ll learn universal safety rules, handgun types, ammunition, safe storage, and function.

 

  • P200 – Basic Handgun – There is a focus on the basics of marksmanship, and firearm familiarity. We emphasize proper stance, grip, aim, and trigger press in order to achieve consistent accuracy and self evaluation.

 

  • P300 – Intermediate Handgun – This course takes the shooter to the next level. This class will continue to develop your trigger control, and picking up the pace with follow up shots. You will develop accuracy on demand through initial sight picture and recoil management.

 

  • Private Lesson – Have any questions along the way? A Private Lesson is what you need! A private one-on-one lesson allow you to focus on the areas of your interest. The entire lesson is tailored to you based on your skill set and knowledge. If you want to learn a certain technique or perfect a specific shot, you can do so by working with our private lesson instructor.
Intermediate Bundle

Intermediate Bundle

P200-P400 + Private Instruction

$325

Looking to take your skills to the next level? Looking for a gift idea? Look no further!

If you’ve got mags on your waist and experience under your belt, these classes are for you. This bundle contains 4 classes designed to elevate your skills! Originally valued at $405, you can’t miss this Holiday Special!

If you have any questions, or would like to book please call in: 480-588-8802

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  • P200 – Basic Handgun – There is a focus on the basics of marksmanship, and firearm familiarity. We emphasize proper stance, grip, aim, and trigger press in order to achieve consistent accuracy and self evaluation.

 

  • P300 – Intermediate Handgun – This course takes the shooter to the next level. This class will continue to develop your trigger control, and picking up the pace with follow up shots. You will develop accuracy on demand through initial sight picture and recoil management.

 

  • P400 – Practical Pistol One – This class adds drawing your handgun from an Outside the Waistband (OWB) holster prior to shooting. You’ll become familiar with malfunctions, how to clear them, and advanced reloading techniques!

 

  • Private Lesson – Have any questions along the way? A Private Lesson is what you need! A private one-on-one lesson allow you to focus on the areas of your interest. The entire lesson is tailored to you based on your skill set and knowledge. If you want to learn a certain technique or perfect a specific shot, you can do so by working with our private lesson instructor.

 

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Introduction to Handguns

Pistol 100

$75

4 hours

This class is designed to provide the novice with information about handguns, and the skills necessary to safely handle them. Covered in class are the universal safety rules, handgun types, ammunition, safe storage, and function. How to safety check, load and unload a handgun are also covered culminating in 50rds shot on the range.

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Course Objectives:

  • Universal Firearm Safety
  • Types of handguns
  • Ammunition
  • Safe loading and unloading procedures

Practical Skills:

  • Perform a Safety/Conditions Check
  • Safely Load & Unload a Magazine/Cylinder
  • Safely Load & Unload a Handgun
  • Safely Shoot 50rds

3 hour class time and 1 hour range time

Required Equipment:

  • Handgun (Personal or from our Rental Fleet – recommended .22lr for new shooters*)
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • 1 Properly Functioning Magazine
  • 50rds of Range Approved Ammunition

*Handguns may be rented at no cost but will require you to purchase C2 Tactical’s range ammunition for use.

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Basic Handgun

Pistol 200

$75

4 hours

Step two in our pistol progression, this class focuses on the basics of marksmanship with your handgun. The emphasis is on proper stance, grip, aiming, and trigger press in order to achieve consistent aimed fire. Using both inert Blue Training Guns and time in the Sim Room, students will be then individually coached in the basics before going onto the live fire range.

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Course Objectives:

  • Universal Firearms Safety
  • Fundamental Skills for Accurate Shooting
  • Dry Practice and the Sim Room Training
  • Reading your Target

Practical Skills:

  • Handgun Shooting Fundamentals
  • Sim Room Use and Dry Practice
  • Accurate Single Shots on the Range
  • Yes, shoot a playing card in half!

1 hour class time, 1 hour Simulator room, 2 hours range time

Required Equipment:

  • Handgun (Personal or from our Rental Fleet*)
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • 1 properly functioning Magazine
  • 150rds of range approved Ammunition

Prerequisites:

Completion of Introduction to Handgun or Instructor Exemption

*Handguns may be rented at no cost but will require you to purchase C2 Tactical’s range ammunition for use

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Intermediate Handgun

Pistol 300

$100

4 hours

Building on the single aimed fire skill developed on the previous class, this course takes the shooter to the next level – shooting accurate multiple shots on target while maintaining acceptable accuracy. The skills taught and practiced in the class will provide a base level of competency for students to then be able to continue on their pistol shooting progression whether for recreation, competition or personal defense.

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Course Objectives:

  • Universal Firearms Safety
  • Review Fundamental Shooting Skills
  • Trigger Reset for Faster Follow Up Shots
  • Develop “Accuracy on Demand”

Practical Skills:

  • Presentation
  • Recoil Management
  • Advanced Trigger Control
  • Follow Up Shots

1 hour class time, 3 hours Simulator room & range time

Required Equipment:

  • Handgun (Personal or from our Rental Fleet)
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • 1 properly functioning Magazine
  • 150rds of range approved Ammunition

Prerequisites:

Basic Handgun or Instructor Exception

P400

Practical Pistol 1

Pistol 400

$150

4 hours

A significant step up from the base level 100-300 classes, this class adds in drawing your handgun from an Outside the Waistband (OWB) holster prior to
shooting. The majority of this class occurs on the range and in front of the shooting tables, so proper equipment and safety is paramount.

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Course Objectives:

  • Universal Firearms Safety
  • Draw a Handgun from an OWB Holster
  • Reloading
  • Handling Malfunctions

Practical Skills:

  • Drawing your Handgun
  • Presentation to First Shot
  • Speed Reload
  • Malfunction Drills

1 hour class time, the remainder is range time

Required Equipment:

  • Personal Handgun
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • Rigid Gun Belt (1.5” or wider)
  • Outside the Waistband (OWB) Holster (strong-side only – no IWB, cross-draw, appendix, etc.) (No Nylon or Cloth Holsters)
  • Magazine Pouch(es) that can hold 2 Magazines securely
    (No Nylon or Cloth Pouches)
  • Three (3) properly functioning Magazines
  • 150-250rds of range approved ammunition

Prerequisites:

Intermediate Handgun or Instructor Exemption

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Practical Pistol 2

Pistol 500

$175

4 hours

The next evolution in your firearms training, this class begins to introduce the student to the additional skills sets needed for defensive shooting. Retention and Tactical reloads are introduced as is defensive shot placement, multiple shot engagements, drawing while stepping off the “X” and shooting on the move. This is an advanced level course and mandates that all students are fully competent, properly equipped, and safe while working down range and at the loading tables.

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Course Objectives:

  • Universal Firearms Safety
  • Shot Placement/Balance of Speed and Precision
  • Learn how to Perform a Tactical Reload
  • Shooting on the Move

Practical Skills:

  • Draw to Multiple Shots
  • Retention/Tactical Reload
  • Getting off the “X”
  • Shooting on the Move

1 hour class time, the remainder is range time

Required Equipment:

  • Personal Handgun
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • Rigid Gun Belt (1.5” or wider)
  • Outside the Waistband (OWB) Holster (strong-side only – no IWB, cross-draw, appendix, etc.) (No Nylon or Cloth Holsters)
  • Magazine Pouch(es) that can hold 2 Magazines securely
    (No Nylon or Cloth Pouches)
  • Three (3) properly functioning Magazines
  • 150-250rds of range approved ammunition

Prerequisites:

Graduate of Practical Pistol 1

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Practical Pistol 3

Pistol 600

$175

4 hours

The final class in the Practical handgun progression. This class is 90% range work focusing on shooting from a close quarters (retention) position, reloading and shooting while on the move as well as the use of barricades and cover. This is an advanced level course and mandates that all students are fully competent, properly equipped, and safe while working down range and at the loading tables.

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Course Objectives:

  • Universal Firearms Safety
  • Close Range Shooting Methods
  • Barricades, Cover and Concealment
  • Manipulation and Shooting While Moving

Practical Skills:

  • Shooting from Retention Position
  • Shooting Around Barricades
  • Use of Cover
  • Reloading on the Move
  • Advanced Shooting on the Move

1 hour class time, the remainder is range time

Required Equipment:

  • Personal Handgun
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • Rigid Gun Belt (1.5” or wider)
  • Outside the Waistband (OWB) Holster (strong-side only – no IWB, cross-draw, appendix, etc.) (No Nylon or Cloth Holsters)
  • Magazine Pouch(es) that can hold 2 Magazines securely
    (No Nylon or Cloth Pouches)
  • Three (3) properly functioning Magazines
  • 150-250rds of range approved ammunition

Prerequisites:

Graduate of Practical Pistol 2

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