This course is designed to reach female students who are brand new to firearms, those who are ready to learn more about defensive shooting and take the next step with their firearms skills, tools, and mindset. The fundamentals of shooting will be introduced, reviewed, and built upon, while also exploring universal safety rules, situational awareness, common types of handguns, ammunition types, marksmanship skills, advanced firearms handling, defensive pistol fundamentals, and the use of deadly force. Specifically, Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals is all about sharing the basicsalong with the fun, the seriousness, and the importance of being a responsibly armed female. Equipment required: Eye and Ear Protection, your semi-automatic or revolver with at least two magazines or speed loaders, suitable ammunition for that firearm (100 rounds), magazine/speed loader pouch, rigid belt and rigid holster for that handgun. Your preferred holster for carrying is expected. Appropriate dress for the class: Safety first, any of the following is acceptable: high neck shirts, pants or shorts with rigid belt, close toed-shoes, or sneakers acceptable. *limited quantity of rental handguns New to North End Gun Club? Get a Year on Us, Ask Why & How! 8 hours $160 $50 deposit required to save your seat!