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Level 1: Fundamentals of Home Defense

This one-day class is specifically designed for the Handgun Safety Seminar graduate who keeps a handgun at home for self-defense, but does not necessarily carry it in public.

Classroom subject matters include safe storage of handguns, home security, bullet penetration in modern house construction, children and guns, interacting with home intruders and interacting with police.

The shooting component of this class will include safe gun handling, skills to improve accuracy, introductions to use of cover shooting, strong hand only shooting, distances out to 10 yards, low light shooting and use of flashlight.

Prerequisites: Completion of the Firearms Academy's Handgun Safety Seminar, no exceptions. Students in this class will be required to sign a statement that they are legally entitled to own handguns prior to participation.

Class Dates:
March 25, 2017-Sorry! Class Full!
May 6, 2017
July 22, 2017
Sept. 30, 2017


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Fundamentals of Home Defense Equipment List
  1. Your home defense handgun
  2. Two magazines or speedloaders
  3. 150 rounds of full metal jacket (FMJ) or jacketed hollow point (JHP) ammunition per student.
  4. Ear protection and wrap-around safety glasses (eye protection)
  5. A billed baseball cap
  6. Flashlight with push button activation (on/off switch)
  7. A pen and notebook
  8. Your lunch and beverages--we will eat during classroom lecture.

Classes Starting On

Sat Aug 26, 2017
Active Shooter Interdiction
Sat Sep 09, 2017
Defensive Handgun
Sat Sep 16, 2017
Handgun Safety Seminar
Sun Sep 17, 2017
Concealed Carry 101-Class Full!
Fri Sep 29, 2017
Level 4 Handgun
Sat Sep 30, 2017
Fundamentals of Home Defense
Sat Oct 07, 2017
Tactical Handgun
Sat Oct 14, 2017
Shot Placement and Considerations for Deadly Encounters
Sun Oct 15, 2017
Emergency Treatment of Gunshot Wounds & Related Trauma
Sat Oct 21, 2017
Handgun Safety Seminar
Sun Oct 22, 2017
Concealed Carry 101
Sat Oct 28, 2017
Defensive Handgun
Sat Nov 04, 2017
Handgun Retention
Sun Nov 05, 2017
Advanced Handgun Retention
Sat Nov 11, 2017
Tactical Handgun
Sat Nov 18, 2017
Handgun Safety Seminar
Sat Dec 02, 2017
Defensive Handgun

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