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Handgun Classes

We offer handgun classes for shooters of all skill levels and disciplines, including Handgun basics, Concealed Weapons Permit, Self-Defense & Carry, and Ladies only classes. Please contact us with any questions. 

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Intro to Handguns

After the Gap 2.0 with Heather Eckert E4Competition.com

Are you ready to take your training to the next level? After the Gap 2.0 is an intermediate to advanced level shooting course with emphasis placed on combative speed and accuracy, shooting from different positions, shooting from cover/concealment, moving and shooting, transitions and close quarter shooting. Students attending this course must be proficient in fundamentals and drawing from a holster. Students without proper gear will not be allowed to participate in the course. If you have any questions, please contact the Instructor.

Full Sized Handgun
3 Magazines
Magazine pouches
400 rounds of ammunition
Sturdy Belt
Outside the waistband sturdy holster (no Serpa Holsters please)
Eye and Ear Protection
Ball Cap
Long Pants (Tactical pants or Jeans work well)
Pants with a belt loop
Close Toed Shoes you can move in
Knee pads are recommended
Water, snacks and lunch for both days
 
 
 
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Combative Velocity

Are you ready to challenge yourself to the next level and dive into combative shooting?  Combative shooting applies a different mindset and tactics approach from static square range target shooting.  This course will cover:  combat fundamentals, drawing from a holster, one handed shooting, weapon malfunctions, shooting under stress, and efficient vs effective shooting.  4 Hour Course

  • Full Sized Handgun
  • 300 rounds of ammunition
  • Sturdy Belt
  • Outside of the waistband holster (no Serpa Holsters please) Eye and Ear Protection
  • Ball Cap
  • Range Attire Appropriate for Training
  • Pants with a belt loop
  • Close Toed Shoes

This class includes classroom instruction and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols.

* Students learn USCCA & NRA’s rules for safe gun handling
* pistol parts and operation
* ammunition types
* shooting fundamentals
* range rules

continued opportunities for skill development.

USCCA & NRA Instructor: Michelle Pickett

$65 per person includes range time, instruction, 22lr firearm rental with ammo, eye & ear protection, and target

Cancellation Policy:

  • You may cancel 14 or more days before class date for 50% refund or move to another class date at no additional charge.
  • Within 14 days no refund or you may move to another class date at no additional charge.
  • No Show No Refund

Please contact Michelle at 352-466-3340 or 352-494-4774 to change dates or cancel.

 

FOR INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED SHOOTERS

We strongly recommend students have a good grasp on grip, stance, loading & unloading and moderate marksmanship skills before taking this class.


This is the perfect class for shooters that have spent some time shooting and are looking to prepare themselves to carry a gun on a daily basis. We strongly recommend students have a good grasp on grip, stance, and moderate marksmanship skills before taking this class. This will aid in students getting the most out of the class.

Our commitment and passion is to equip law abiding citizens with the knowledge they need to have the attitude and confidence to protect themselves.

If you feel like you need more basic introduction, or a review to what you may already know please register for our Intro to Handguns class. The Intro to Handguns class will help you with safe firearm skills and basic marksmanship.


In the class we will be reviewing the Florida Statute 790.06. to learn how and where to carry your firearm properly in the State of Florida. Please review Section 790.06, Florida Statutes, to learn more about the law pertaining to Florida's concealed weapon license program at the Florida Division of Licensing   Another great resource is our local State of Attorney’s office     

We encourage you to bring your own centerfire firearm, if you don’t have your own firearm or can’t bring it for class you can rent one for $10. 

The class includes instruction, range time, targets, eye protection, and ear protection. You will need to purchase about 50-100 rounds of ammo from our store right before class. 

Recommended Reading: Florida Firearm Law & Use by Jon H. Gutmacher, Esq  (We have them for sale at our store at a discounted rate for our students.)

Required Equipment: Inside your range bag should be your personal protection firearm along with your eye & ear protection.  You will also need notebook & pen to take notes.

4hrs $75.00 plus 100 rounds of ammo  (If you need a firearm you can rent one for $10)

 

Cancellation Policy:

  • You may cancel 14 or more days before class date for 50% refund or move to another class date at no additional charge.
  • Within 14 days no refund or you may move to another class date at no additional charge.
  • No Show No Refund

Please contact Michelle at 352-466-3340 or 352-494-4774 to change dates or cancel.

 

This class is perfect for woman that is comfortable with target shooting and ready to take it to the next level. 

  • Review Firearm Marksmanship & Safey Rules
  • Florida Firearm Law & Use
  • Target vs Self Defense Shooting
  • Shooting Journal

Required Equipment:

  • Firearm with at least 2 mags
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Notebook & Pen

5hrs $75p/p plus 100 rounds of ammo

Cancellation Policy:

  • You may cancel 14 or more days before class date for 50% refund or move to another class date at no additional charge.
  • Within 14 days no refund or you may move to another class date at no additional charge.
  • No Show No Refund

Please contact Michelle at 352-466-3340 or 352-494-4774 to change dates or cancel.

This course covers the fundamentals of shooting and introduces tactics and manipulating the weapon.

This course teaches the basic skills, and proper mindset for the student to survive life threatening situations on the street. This live fire class grounds the student in the fundamentals of marksmanship. With a small class sizes our instructors are able to devote more attention to the individual. Those students who pass the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Instructor: John Gardner from Force4Training.

Course Hours: 8 hrs.

Skills covered:

  • Fundamentals of Shooting
  • Attention to details to improve all skill levels
  • Proper stance, grip, sight alignment, sight picture
  • Proper positioning of finger on trigger, trigger control
  • Breathing techniques
  • Techniques to draw pistol from holster efficiently and with speed
  • Placement of first round on target
  • Tight grouping of shots on target
  • Performing reloads, malfunction clearing
  • Multiple drills on trigger control

Pre-requisite: Concealed Weapons License or Background check

Required:

  • A minimum of 300 rounds of ammo
  • Pistol/revolver (one will be provided upon request)
  • Pistol/revolver holster
  • Minimum of 3 pistol magazines or speed-loaders for revolver
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Cap or Wide Brimmed hat
  • No loose-fitting shirts at the neck, tank tops,v-neck, etc… (to avoid brass from entering shirt)
  • Long pants with belt loop and sturdy belt
  • Sturdy closed-toe shoes
  • Water (enough to remain hydrated)
  • Lunch & snacks as needed
  • Note taking materials

Once you have sign-up for the course you will receive an email from instructor on location of the range. The instruction & range time will be off site.

For more information contact Michelle 352-494-4774.

Event date 03-23-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 03-23-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity 6
Avail. spaces 1
Price $195.00
Location Offsite - TBA

Defensive Pistol II

 

Course Hours: 8 hrs.

This course includes one-handed techniques to prepare you in the event of an injury.  There is a 42 round qualifier at the conclusion of the course.

Skills covered:

  • Drawing pistol with dominant hand and non-dominant hand
  • Shooting techniques while firing with one hand
  • One-handed reload drills
  • One-handed malfunction clearing
  • Position shooting (high kneel, low kneel, tactical kneel, prone)
  • Proper use of barricades and cover drills

Course Cost: $195

Pre-requisite:  Defensive Pistol 1 course completion

Required: 

  • A minimum of 300 rounds of ammo
  • Pistol/revolver (one will be provided upon request)
  • Pistol/revolver holster
  • Minimum of 3 pistol magazines or speed-loaders for revolver
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Cap or Wide Brimmed hat
  • No loose-fitting shirts at the neck, tank tops,v-neck, etc… (to avoid brass from entering shirt)
  • Long pants with belt loop and sturdy belt
  • Sturdy closed-toe shoes
  • Water (enough to remain hydrated)
  •  Lunch &  snacks as needed
  • Note taking materials
Event date 03-30-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 03-30-2019 5:00 am
Capacity 8
Avail. spaces 5
Price $195.00
Location Offsite - TBA

Harry Beckwith Gun & Range 12130 South Hwy 441Micanopy, FL 32667 
Phone: (352) 466-3340 | Email : Michelle@HBGuns.com 

Hours: Monday – Saturday   10 am - 6:30 pm | Sunday - 10 am - 5 pm