DEFENSIVE HANDGUN 1 This eight hour basic instructional course covers firearm safety, basic marksmanship (loading magazines/speed loaders, stance, grip, trigger manipulation, correct use of sights), and proper gun handling skills. This course includes lecture, hands-on use of nonfunctioning training guns, manipulating student’s handgun with non-firing “dummy” ammunition, progressing to shooting drills with live ammunition. Information on proper fit and selection of handguns, ammunition, holsters and other equipment to avoid costly mistakes will also be covered. This course may be customized to accommodate groups, i.e. families, young adults, ladies only, and physically challenged individuals.