Constellis offers handgun courses for all levels of skill. Our course offerings range from Basic Handgun for novices to Advanced Handgun for experts. We have courses cultivated for both tactical and competitive shooters. We combine time-proven instructional techniques and classroom instruction with practical live-fire application to deliver a highly effective learning experience.
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Handgun I provides a solid foundation of pistol-shooting skills. This course is designed for shooters with little to no previous experience with the handgun. It covers gun safety, marksmanship fundamentals and core pistol manipulation.
Included with course.
This course allows students to further enhance their handgun skills. Building on the shooting fundamental skills developed in Handgun I, our instructors will work closely with the student to increase proficiency and improve firearm manipulation. This class is focused on practical and live-fire training with minimal time in the classroom. Constellis’ Handgun II course will take those with basic handgun experience to the next level of handgun skills development.
500 rounds handgun ammunition; 9mm (9×19) is the minimum service caliber for this course.
For competition and tactical shooters looking to expand their skills even further, Constellis’ Handgun III course will improve the marksmanship and pistol handling skills of experienced Law Enforcement, tactical, military pistol shooters, or USPSA, IPSC and IDPA competitors. Students quickly develop advanced handgun manipulation skills so the shooter can more effectively employ their handgun under stress. The focus of the course is on development of advanced handgun shooting skills such as speed shooting, long-range accuracy, draw and engagement, reloads, shooting while moving, low light, and use of cover. Upon completion of the course, students will develop advanced handgun manipulation skills to more effectively employ their handgun under stress.
1000 rounds. 9mm (9×19) is the minimum service caliber for this course.
With the increasing threat of violent crime, more individuals are looking towards personal protection. If you are looking to carry a concealed handgun safely and effectively, Constellis’s Handgun IV (CCW) course will prepare you. Our two-day course covers the essentials including firearm safety, pistol and holster selection for concealed carry, presentation techniques, proper defensive pistol marksmanship, and developing a proper mindset and attention to situational awareness. Our world-class instructors will cover close-proximity techniques, utilization of cover, and real-life scenarios.
This course will not only provide you with the understanding of how to appropriately respond to the attack, but to handle the aftermath as well. Students will leave as safe, confident and accurate shooters for active threat situations as well as recreational shooting. Upon completion of the course, students will leave as safe, confident and accurate shooters for active threat situations as well as recreational shooting.
Handgun for Home Defense prepares you for encounters and threats to your family in your home. This two-day course covers firearm safety, proper storage of weapons, ammunition selection, situational awareness, defensive pistol marksmanship, first aid for ballistic trauma, and home invasion scenarios. During the practical portion of this course, our instructors provide expert range instruction, recommendations for continued growth, shoot/no-shoot scenarios, use of cover and concealment, non-standard firing positions, home defense preparedness, and emergency care. Trainers utilize real-life scenarios with both live and Non-Lethal Training Ammunition (NLTA) such as Simunition® marking cartridge rounds.
Class time: 9am-5pm
Cost: $125 per person; A minimum $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.
This class is done in a controlled, relaxed and fun environment.
We start the day in our classroom with an NRA Basic Pistol Safety Class slide presentation. Once the presentation is complete, students are given a 45-minute lunch break. When we re-convene in the classroom we will then go over loading and unloading procedures of a single-action and double-action revolver as well as a semi-automatic pistol.
Class concludes with students qualifying with a .22 caliber Glock 44 on the range and receiving a certificate of completion.