This is a basic handgun course created to help you feel comfortable using a personal handgun. This class is typically taken prior to taking your Concealed Carry Course or to the purchase of your first handgun. This class will teach you the basic functions of your firearm including the following:
Loading and unloading your firearm
How to properly grip your firearm
How to handle your firearm
How to obtain proper sight picture and sight alignment
If you don’t have a firearm and are looking to take this course we have some available for rent.
**Joplin Centerfire ammo must be used in all rental firearms.
This Course is broken up into two parts. Both in the classroom and on the range. Typically running for a total of 2 hours.
Classes must be scheduled at least a week in advance and may be taken on Tuesday-Friday and may start from 11AM-2PM.
This course is a pre-requisite for our more advanced courses.
Items needed for the course:
50 Rounds minimum of Ammunition.
Items above may be rented or purchased in our store if needed.
If Purchased JCF staff will be in contact with you to schedule your class. Classes are scheduled Tuesday-Friday start times are 11AM-2PM.
No refunds will be issued on cancellations within 48 hrs of the course date. You may only reschedule one time for another course at a later date for no charge. Each additional time you reschedule you will be charged a $25 fee to reschedule. If you miss your scheduled class WITHOUT notifying us, you will NOT be allowed to reschedule without re-paying a $25 fee for the class. No refunds will be issued for missed classes.