Training - Pistol

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Basic Pistol (CCW)

This course is for beginning shooters or those seeking to apply for their Concealed Handgun Permit. You will learn basic handgun safety, rules for owning and storing, pistol parts and operation, shooting fundamentals, Colorado gun laws and resources, range rules and commands and more. You will engage in a fun course of fire as well as a shooting qualification on the range. This course is a great starting point and will have you shooting confidently, even if you’ve never shot a handgun before! This course is 3 +/- hours long, 2 +/- hours in the classroom and 1 +/- hour on the range. It meets the proof of training requirement in Colorado to apply for your Concealed Handgun Permit. Required Equipment:

  • A Handgun (any caliber – if you don’t own a handgun, a rental will be provided at no cost)
  • One magazine (if using a semi-automatic)
  • 50 rounds of ammunition
    • (NO LIVE AMMUNITION IN THE CLASSROOM)

Pricing:

  • Individual (in-class) – $120
  • Private One-on-One – $250
  • Private (2) – $350
  • Private Group (up to 4 participants) – $550

Tactical Pistol

This course is for people with previous shooting experience, or who have taken the Basic Pistol/CCW course, and want to advance their training. In this class, we will only review the basics of handgun safety and fundamentals, and dive more into situational awareness, concealed carry mentality, aftermath, carry locations on body, smooth draw from holster and more. You will engage in a challenging course of fire, working from holster with and without concealment. This course is 4 +/- hours long with 2.5 +/- in the classroom and 1.5 +/- on the range. This course is designed to not only help you change your mindset about carrying a handgun, but get you completely comfortable wearing a loaded firearm on-body, and shooting/practicing from a holster. You will have the skills you need to protect yourself and your loved ones with confidence!

Required equipment:

  • Handgun, .380 caliber or higher
  • Strong side, IWB or OWB Kydex or carbon fiber holster
  • Stiff leather or nylon belt
  • 100 rounds of ammunition

(All above items are available for purchase at Franktown Firearms) Pricing:

  • Individual (in-class) – $150 ($120 if Basic CC was taken at Franktown Firearms)
  • Private One-on-One – $270
  • Private (2) – $400
  • Private Group (up to 4 participants) – $700

Advanced Pistol Tactics

Are you prepared to fight for your life?  Do you have the training and mindset to PREVAIL in a gunfight?  Students will learn malfunction clearances, combative pistol manipulations, shooting from cover/barricade, all with a sharp focus on a defensive mindset.  This course is designed to give the average CCW holder a leg up on their opponent. ***We always win the fight we imagine we’re going to have*** This course will only be offered to participants who have completed a qualifying holster course (ask a trainer for details). All live fire will be conducted downrange, forward of the stalls. (Click here to see pictures!) Required Equipment:

  • Handgun .380 caliber or higher
  • Mag pouch + two or three spare magazines
  • Strong-side or appendix IWB or OWB Kydex or carbon fiber holster (no shoulder, ankle, purse or small of back)
  • Stiff leather or nylon belt
  • Eye and ear protection
  • 5 snap-caps (available for purchase)
  • 200 rounds of ammunition

(All above items are available for purchase at Franktown Firearms) Pricing:

  • Individual (in-class) – $200
  • Private One-on-One – $300
  • Private Group (up to 4 participants) – $850