Pistol Level 1 – Basic Fundamentals Skills Course

  • 1 day
  • The basic fundamentals are the “essential” skills that all shooting applications begin with.  They must be continually practiced, perfected and maintained throughout all shooting disciplines and applications
  • Open to all licensed pistol shooters seeking to learn about these fundamentals, or needing to refresh their current abilities, or in the pursuit of perfecting their skills
  • This course will focus on defining and isolating each pistol shooting fundamental for best individual practical accuracy, as well as basic pistol handling skills
  • Time will be spent both in a classroom and a live-fire range
  • The use of a holster is recommended on this course, however it is not mandatory.  Participants electing to use a holster will be instructed on it’s safe use

We operate this course throughout the year at the Gagnon Shooting Centre in Oshawa.  Cost – $125
Please call the GSC for PL1 course dates and registration inquiries 905-725-5798

Have your name added to the BTTS Marksmanship Training Group email list to receive bulletins about upcoming training opportunities – mrbrake308@gmail.com

Equipment Required

  • Any semi-automatic pistol or revolver manufactured to be utilized in recreational shooting sports or for competitive shooting.  For those shooting .22 rimfire, you are required to bring four(4) inert/dummy dry fire training cartridges
  • A holster manufactured to contain the above handgun on either the waistline, or thigh, on the dominant side of the body.  The holster must possess a locking mechanism, capable of retaining the handgun securely enough, that it would not fall out if shook from an upside-down position
  • 3 magazines or speed-loaders with two pouches, manufactured to contain the magazines or speed-loaders securely upon the shooters body.  The pouch does not necessarily have to possess any retention mechanisms, however they must be able to securely hold the magazine / speed-loader so that it will not fall out
  • 150 rounds of applicable ammunition
  • Hearing and eye protection
  • Lunch will not be provided.  Therefore participants must be prepared with whatever food and hydration they deem necessary to sustain them for the day
  • For outdoor ranges; participants must also be prepared for the weather elements and dress accordingly.  There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.  Also consider sunscreen and bug spray

ALL INQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT – Mike Brake mbrake308@gmail.com

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