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Indoor Beginning Handgun 101

All handgun classes taught through Stoneridge Tactical have been designed, built, and developed in accordance with the National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association, the NRA, and NRA Law Enforcement Division Instructor training practices and guidelines by Stoneridge Tactical, David Cunningham, and Liz Cunningham, NLEFIA Advanced Firearms Instructor, NRA Instructors, NRA LE Division "Handgun" and  "Patrol Rifle" instructors, and satisfy Oregon's requirement for "Concealed Handgun Certification" per ORS 166.291.

Prepayment of a non-refundable $75 deposit is required to enroll and participate in this class.   If you are committed and have the time, this shouldn't be a problem for you.  Click the PayPal button below and pay for the class.  You don't even have to have a PayPal account.  You may pay with credit or debit!  Your card will be charged real-time and you will receive a payment receipt at the email address you provide during checkout.  By making your payment for the class, you understand and are agreeing to our REFUND POLICY.  You should be committed to attending as prepayments are nonrefundable and non transferable to another class.  Live fire classes are not available to those women who are pregnant.  If you prepay for these courses and cannot attend due to pregnancy, there are no refunds or transfers of any kind.  If you or a person in your party cancels for any reason, they forfeit their deposit.  Forfeited deposits cannot be used to bring in another student in their place.  Check the class schedule for our upcoming classes.

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"INDOOR" BEGINNING HANDGUN 101 - (5 hours) - $150
Handguns And Ammunition Provided!

$75 Deposit Required

For our "Half-Day" course, we'll generally start at 9:00 AM and we'll go until about 2:00 PM.  The course is fun, active, interactive, and informal.  You'll love it!

Stay WARM during winter months while practicing!  Exactly the same as our Signature Beginning Handgun class except indoors, and without the heavy recoil that occurs with lethal, ballistic ammunition!  Special firearms provided with the ammunition for students who want an All-Inclusive course, are law enforcement certified, low-recoil, "less than lethal" firearms and ammo suitable for indoor use.  Stoneridge Tactical has received authorization from local law enforcement to offer this course indoors inside city limits.  This is definitely a class you want to be part of. 

Except for the non-lethal, live-fire handguns  and special ammunition provided to all students as part of the course, this course is identical to the Beginning Handgun class listed above.  Because these firearms use a specialized, high-tech, low-energy, low-recoil ammunition and corresponding specialized firearms, the cost is somewhat higher than the other Beginning Handgun course.  This course is absolutely perfect for students that have a higher-anxiety level when dealing with handguns.  You'll feel right at home and comfortable with our stock of non-lethal firearms and ammunition.  No sore hands, overwhelming shock, muzzle flash, or tremendous noise like ballistic firearms have.  In fact, no hearing protection is required!

Starting from the ground floor - Specifically for students with limited to no handgun experience.  We take you from box to backstop with semi-automatic handguns.  Starting with terminology, semantics, field-stripping your handgun, cleaning, operation, ammunition, malfunction types, basic discussion and implementation of operating your handgun, plus learning to field strip your firearm then putting it back together.  Students will make their way to the indoor range using basic stances for shooting.  The goal is safety, confidence, and competency.  Satisfies ORS 166.291 for Oregon Concealed Handgun licensing.  Students with their own handgun are encouraged to bring their ballistic handgun with them to class!

Once students learn how to field-strip real, lethal firearms, they will then transition into the safe use of non-lethal firearms provided by Stoneridge Tactical for the remainder of the course.  These firearms fire non-lethal ammunition at very high muzzle velocities thereby providing the ultimate in high-accuracy, target-punching results that will clearly display your targeting ability, just like at an outdoor range with your ballistic, lethal firearm!  This is a fantastic opportunity for students to experience everything they would at an outdoor range but without the risk of injury inherent with lethal firearms!

Each student will be awarded a certificate of course completion that satisfies ORS 166.291(1)(f)(c) for Oregon Concealed Handgun certification.  A $75.00 nonrefundable deposit is required for this class.

Course Content:
Safety Brief

Field-stripping a number of different handguns

Operation of semi auto and revolver

Nomenclature of gun parts

How To Clear a Handgun
Review of Fundamentals of Shooting
Basic stances
Proper Loading and Unloading of You Firearm
Hold Control
Breath Control
Aiming (Sight Alignment and Sight Picture)
Trigger Control

Loading Your Magazine Properly

How to Reload Your Firearm

Recoil Management

Basic Targeting and Correction Techniques
Follow Through Techniques

What to Bring:
Handgun (if you have one) 
Baseball cap or hat with brim
Proper shirt with a high neck for safety
Eye protection (Eye protection can be purchased from Stoneridge at a cost of $7.00 a pair of glasses)
Ear protection in case you choose to use it
Long pants (511’s, BDU’s, Jeans, or any pants with belt loops)
Boots or tennis shoes 
We do not lend gear other than ear protection - (It is your responsibility to bring the necessary items above)

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