At the time of writing this I am going through some serious home sickness. I miss Houston and will always be a Houstonian. Anyway, Stephen Pineau of M3 Strategies will hosting a Handgun 1 course on July 7th in Houston Texas.  I’ve been to Stephen Pineau’s handgun 1 and had a good time and learned a lot.

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Handgun 1
COST – $200
1 Day – 350rds
(500rds / add $150)

M3 Strategies – Handgun 1 fills the void in the training community for a course aimed at preparing shooters for more advanced, technical shooting packages. The purpose of the course is to instill proper fundamentals in each shooter and provide them with the knowledge and information necessary to continue developing their skills even after the class concludes. With a heavy emphasis placed on marksmanship and basic manipulation, Handgun 1 is designed to take those who participate in the lectures and drills to the next level of safety, comfort and competency. This class is geared towards entry-level handgun shooters.

• Introduction to the handgun
• Safety as a concept
• Nomenclature
• Basic Function and Operation
• Efficient stance
• Proper grip
• Recoil control
• Trigger control
• Sight alignment
• Sight picture
• The draw
• Speed reloads
• Tactical reloads
• Malfunction clearance
• Balancing Speed and Accuracy

Additional topics include:
• Cost-Efficient Sustainment Training
• Concealed carry considerations
• Holster Selection
• Proper cleaning and maintenance

Students provide their own ammo

A functional and practical handgun chambered in 9mm, .40 cal, or .45 ACP with a sturdy, functional holster that provides adequate retention during fast-paced drills. Each student should have at least 3 working magazines.

Note pad and pen
Appropriate range clothing
Ear and eye protection
A rigid belt capable of supporting a weapon and spare magazines
A holster and magazine pouch that will retain equipment when moving
Tools, cleaning gear and weapon lube
A willingness to learn

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