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Women’s Basic Pistol Course

womens pistolUSCCA’s “Women’s Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals” is a welcoming and engaging training guide created by a woman for women who are seeking to begin, improve upon, or add to their firearms skills.

With three distinct modules (Women’s Basic Pistol, Women’s Intermediate Pistol, and Women’s Defensive Pistol), this course is designed to reach students who are brand new to firearms and those who are ready to learn more about defensive shooting. Basics and fundamentals will be introduced, reviewed, and then built upon, while also exploring situational awareness, common types of handguns, ammunition types, malfunctions, firearms handling skills, defensive pistol fundamentals, and the use of deadly force.

Whether you’ve never touched a firearm, you’re looking for the next steps in your training, or you’ve chosen to learn about the skills, tools, and mindset needed to use firearms for self-defense, you can be prepared to carry confidently every day with tips and techniques from experienced women in the world of firearms.


Instructor: Neal Collins
Illinois Certified Conceal Carry Instructor, USCCA Instructor, NRA Basic Pistol Instructor, NRA Recruiter
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Location: Hampshire Township Park District Meeting Room

Available Dates:
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Course Length: 4 hours

Time: Classroom at location from 5:00-7:00pm then range time at D5 Ranges Marengo until 9:00pm

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