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USCCA's Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals
Training Course



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Class Description

USCCA’s “Women’s Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals” is a welcoming and engaging training created by a woman for women who are seeking to begin, improve upon, or add to their firearms skills.

This class is designed for women who are new to firearms and are considering or are a part of the concealed carry lifestyle. The engaging environment provides a safe and fun way to ask questions, learn about the fundamentals of concealed carry, and how to be safe and responsible with firearms.

Students will be learn and or reinforce basic gun handling techniques using inert training firearms during the class. At the range, students will demonstrate their learning and receive input from trainers to improve technique and safety.

The course will cover amongst other topics:

* Universal Safety Rules
* Required Mindset and Legal Use of Force
* Understanding Firearms
* Fundamentals of Handgun Shooting
* Eye Dominance, Stance and Grip
* Sight Alignment and Sight Picture
* Trigger and Breath Control
* Choosing the Right Gun
* Ammunition - What to Know
* Handguns, and How They Work
* Common Malfunctions and How to Correct
* Holsters for Conceal Carry
* Situational Awareness and Personal Boundaries
* Loading and Unloading Your Firearm


Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals Training Course