Introduction to Defensive Handgun

Introduction to Defensive Handgun

Regular price $239.00 $179.00 Sale

The Introduction to Defensive Handgun class gives students the information, skills, and mindset to carry and use a handgun for self defense. In this class, students will learn to use their handgun safely and quickly as is required in close-range, high-speed violent confrontations. This course should be considered a minimum for anyone who owns, or is considering to carry, a handgun for self defense. 

The instruction given by the staff at Proper Defense is dynamic. While all of our classes have a structured curriculum (listed below), each class may vary depending on the students' level of proficiency. We encourage you to view the outline as an glimpse of what to expect; however, the topics covered may change. 

Course Outline:

  • Holster Draw
  • Varying Shooting Distances
    • 3 Yards
    • 5 Yards
    • 7 Yards
    • 15 Yards
  • Malfunctions
    • 1, 2 & 3
  • Reloads
    • Emergency, Administrative/Tactical & Speed
  • Timed Pressure
  • Multiple Advisaries
  • Cover & Concealment


Course Requirements:

  • Appropriate eye & ear protection
  • Handgun & a minimum of three magazines
  • Handgun & magazine holsters
  • Ammo requirement is a minimum
    • 500 rounds
  • Weather appropriate, open-front cover-garment
    • Button Down, Flannel, Zip Up Jacket, etc.
  • An hour-long lunch is factored in to class time. 


  • Hamburg Rifle & Pistol Club
    • Forge Dam Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
    • Date
      • May 7th, 2023
      • June 11th, 2023
      • July 2nd, 2023
      • July 30th, 2023
      • August 13th, 2023
      • September 10th, 2023
      • October 15th, 2023
    • Time
      • 0800-1700
    • Investment
      • WAS $239 / NOW $179
        • Sale Ends September 1st!

    Please note: We are aware that prospective students are unable to select a class date when adding the class to your cart. Upon receiving your registration and investment, we will reach out to you via email to confirm your preferred date.