Basic Pistol Course – 1 Day

Course Description

DETAILS

This course is designed to help a new shooter understand and apply the fundamentals of shooting with a pistol.  At the completion of the course, the student will have a solid understanding of core skill sets required to efficiently employ a pistol and manipulate the system. You do not need an IWI weapon to attend. Any quality pistol will be accepted. Your course will be instructed by members of the special operations community and law enforcement.

*Class registration opens January 1, 2022

IWI DOES NOT HAVE WEAPONS TO RENT FOR THIS COURSE

This is not a red dot specific course, but the use of the red dot will be addressed specifically for those that have them.

There will be an IWI discount applied to one weapon purchase directly from the factory upon completion of the course.

*This course may require some moderate physical activity.

Core Topics

Some of the many topics covered include:

  • Safety
  • Function of the semi auto pistol
  • Marksmanship
  • Presentations from the holster
  • Ready positions
  • High and low probability shots
  • Presentations from the holster
  • Reloads
  • Malfunctions

*For additional questions contact us directly at training@iwi.us or 717-695-2081 and reference the Pistol Basics Course.

West Shore Sportsman’s Association

564 Ridge Road
Lewisberry, PA 17339

Days Inn New Cumberland/Harrisburg South

(717) 774-4156
353 Lewisberry Road
New Cumberland, PA 17070

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Best Western Plus New Cumberland Inn & Suites

(717) 774-4440
702 Limekiln Rd.
New Cumberland, PA 17070

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Prerequisites:

  • None.  This course is for the new shooter.

Firearms Requirements:

  • Quality pistol with 5 magazines, 8 magazines if the pistol is a single stack
    • Quality holster, not nylon and no Serpa holsters. Magazine pouch capable of holding two magazines.

All students will be expected to have good quality pistols and holster systems.

Serpa and Nylon holsters will not be allowed for this training.


Ammunition Requirements:

  • 300 rounds ammunition

Gear Requirements:

  • Seasonally Appropriate Clothing
  • Rain Gear
  • Hat
  • Boots/Hiking Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Water Bottle (Suggested)
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Firearms Cleaning Kit

What does the cost of registration cover?

Cost will cover the course only. The student is responsible for costs associated with travel, lodging, meals (unless otherwise indicated), firearms (unless a loaner is requested), ammunition, and personal gear.

Do I need a background check to attend training?

Yes, unless you have a current state issued concealed carry permit.

*If so, then you will need to upload a copy of your permit and driver’s license during registration in lieu of a background check.

I don’t have a concealed carry permit. How do I obtain a background check?

Sentry Link offers a National Criminal Background Check for a fee of $19.95 per report.

Once the report is obtained send the report to training@iwi.us to have it included with your registration packet. You can send the report via the “Share” button.

How do I pay for the course?

During the registration process, you will be asked to enter your payment information or voucher code in order to pay for the course. This payment is required to hold your place in the course due to class limits and the management of student / instructor ratios. Cost covers the course only (unless otherwise indicated). Students are responsible for costs associated with travel, lodging, meals, firearms (unless a loaner is requested), ammunition, and personal gear.

Refund/Reschedule Policy:

  • Cancellations: If you cancel no later than 30 days prior to the start of your course, your payment can be applied to a future course for up to one year. If you cancel within 30 days of your course start date, your payment is non-refundable. However, that balance may be applied to another course within one year.
  • Refunds: You can receive a full refund up to 30 days prior to the start of your course. Any amount over $250 is fully transferable or refundable if you cannot make the class for any reason, with or without notice.
  • Reschedule: You can reschedule up to 2 times without penalty. After that you are no longer eligible to transfer your payment to a future course and forfeit your refund.

Additional Questions?

See Course Terms and Conditions

Questions? Give us a call at: (717) 695-2081 or send us an email training@iwi.us