SFT Basic Pistol Shooting (BPS)

From: $150.00

40 Pistol


SFT BPS is an 8 hour course focused only on single & double action revolvers, and semi-automatic pistols. It is designed to help the new shooter figure out what firearm is best for them, so they can make an informed first purchase. It covers in detail, reasons to own different types of handguns, parts & operations, variations in sizes & tactical features, handgun accessories & aftermarket components, disassembly & reassembly, pros & cons of different setups and configurations, preferences people have and why, and philosophical decisions every individual gun owner has to make.

Course also covers the 7 fundamentals of pistol shooting (sight alignment, sight picture, grip, breath control, trigger control, follow through, stance), scoring targets, shooting techniques & positions, 6 malfunctions & stoppages (misfire, hangfire, squib load, failure to feed, double feed, failure to eject). Caliber sizes included are .22 LR, 9mm, .38 SPL, .357 Magnum, .40, .45 ACP, 357 Sig, .44 Magnum, S&W .500.

Course includes gun rentals, ammunition, eye & ear protection, targets, and live fire at the range.


Prerequisites – Any firearm safety course & Handgun shooting experience