Saturday, August 10, 2019
Classroom: 9am – Noon
Classroom Location: 1528 Bethlehem Pike, 2nd Floor, Flourtown, PA, 19031
Range: We’ll pick slots for the range time in the afternoon to get some time shooting and handling the firearm.
Range Location: US-202 BUS & W Butler Ave & County Line Rd, Chalfont, PA 18914
Have you recently purchased a pistol, always had an interest or just want to learn about safety and what to look for in a pistol before you purchase one, this course is for you.
We’ll review gun handling safety rules, discuss what to expect at the range and review range commands.
We’ll review the fundamentals of shooting, determine your dominant eye, learn a proper two-handed grip.
Then its hands-on with a pistol as you learn how to load, cock, de-cock and and unload all the different action types (revolver and semi-automatics)
We’ll review how to clean a pistol.
We’ll learn the two important shooting positions and then it’s off to the range to put everything you’ve learned into practice in a relaxed and non-competitive environment.
Physical Limitations and Disabilities – If you have physical limitations or disabilities please contact us before registering for the class so we can discuss your needs.
Tim Ernst is a NRA-certified instructor in rifle and pistol with 20+ years of firearms experience. Tim has taught youth in Rifle at the Falls Township Rifle and Pistol Association, he’s an Endowment Member of NRA, and a FTRP member for over 15 years (trap, sporting clays, rifle, pistol, plinking). I have over 20 years of experience with hunting (bear, deer, waterfowl) and firearms. Initially trained in the U.S. Navy. He’s also quite active in his community as a volunteer firefighter/engineer, former Safety Officer and Director at a local fire company.