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This First Steps+ Defensive Handgun™ course was created in response to the need for a firearm training program for new purchasers and shooters, as well as those wishing to upgrade their knowledge and confidence levels for concealed carry, and home defense. This DFI Course extends far beyond the standard First Steps course. Our course includes firearms and self defense, the use of deadly force, concealed carry, firearms and the law, interstate reciprocity, encounter dynamics, and much more. This is the course that everyone who owns, or is about to purchase a handgun for self defense should take. Firearm ownership is not required.

The DFI First Steps+ Defensive Handgun™ Course is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper use of handguns for classes of four or fewer students. This course is at a minimum, six hours long, and includes classroom and live fire exercises employing various action types and calibers. Students will learn the rules for safe gun handling; pistol & revolver model parts and operation; ammunition and caliber choices; barrel obstructions; shooting fundamentals; self defense basics; grip and stance; aimed fire and point shooting techniques; handgun cleaning and maintenance; malfunction clearing drills; handgun selection criteria and assistance; safe firearms storage, and continued opportunities for skill development. 100+ rounds of Live Fire. Handguns and ammunition are provided, as well as an application and assistance in applying for a License to carry a concealed firearm for those who require it. Should you already own  a firearm, we invite you to bring it along.  Please call for details.   • Defensive Handgun II

Students will receive the 144 page Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, Gun Safety Rules brochure, DFI Course materials, Student DVD, and DFI Course Completion Certificate. Handguns, ammunition, and refreshments provided. FIRST_STEPS+_DEFENSIVE_HANDGUN_2.htmlshapeimage_20_link_0
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First Steps + Defensive Handgun™
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NRA | Rifle
DFI | Shotgun+
NRA | Personal Protection
NRA | Home Firearms Safety
DFI | Women’s Defensive Handgun
DFI | CCW Defensive Handgun
DFI | Pistol Caliber Carbine
DFI | Non-Resident CCW Licenses
DFI | Course Pricing Schedule
NRA | Refuse To Be A Victim
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