Basic Handgun Training

Select Class Options Below

Prepayment is Required For All Classes
Except for Monday Night

Course Description:

This class is ideal for a beginner, first-time shooter or as a refresher.

In this class, the student will have an option of training with a 9MM or 22LR. The instructor will provide the gun rental and ammunition, both are included in the class fee.

Class sizes will vary from 2 to 8 students for more of a private training experience.

If you have your own firearm and will be bringing it to the class, you will need to provide your own ammunition. There will be no adjustment to the class fees.

You do not need to own a firearm to take this class. You must be 21 years and older. 

Instructors will accommodate students 14 years of age and older with a guardian over 21 attending the class. 

All of our instructors offering private lessons are also CCW instructors and can answer any CCW questions if that is also something you are interested in next.

Class Outline:

  • Basic Handgun Safety
  • Functioning of firearm: check for clear & safe removing magazine.
  • Opening Cylinder/Locking Slide To Rear.
  • Loading & Unloading
  • Fundamentals: Stance & Grip.
  • Aiming (sight alignment/sight picture)
  • Trigger Control
  • Dry Firing
  • Live Fire Range Shooting

Class Cost $100.00

You Must Provide Your Own Ear and Eye Protection

If you need to purchase your own ear and eye protection The Range Pistol Club next door has various options. If you plan on bringing in your own firearm and need to check if the The Range has your caliber in-stock contact them directly (559) 277-9800.

Next Available Classes, Select Class To Register: 

If any of the times and dates listed do not work for you. Every Monday at 5:30 PM, A walk-in Basic Handgun Class for beginners with the same format and price. It is a walk-in class so class size will vary. For that class, you will need to check-in at The Range Pistol Club by 5:15 PM.


Police Science Institute

5133 N. Gates Suite 102

Fresno CA 93722

(Indoor Private Range) 

You do not need to have a PayPal account to book a class. You can book one using “Guest Check-Out” 

Due to demand we will not be offering refunds. We please ask that you confirm your schedule before booking a class. If you have scheduled this class and have missed it please contact to reschedule you for a future class. Your PayPal payment collects your name and email. Check-in under the name used for the payment/registration. You will receive a reminder email the week of your class under the email used for the payment. If you paid for more then one person a plus one will be added to your reservation. 

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