GSIR-300 Intro To Defensive Handgun

Class description: GSIR-300 Intro to Defensive Handgun is an intermediate class designed to bridge the gap between what you’ve learned in our foundational classes and apply those skills in defensive shooting. This is the culmination of our three CORE class series. After this class you will feel confident in your foundational abilities and can proceed to take our more advanced level classes at GSIR. This is an 8-hour class that includes shooting. We also offer 2-day class (4 hours each day).

What you will learn:

  • Foundational skill review
  • Mindset overview
  • Refinement of shot delivery
  • Searching and scanning techniques
  • Communication
  • Reloading
  • Threat identification
  • Cover vs. Concealment
  • Single hand shooting
  • Moving off the X

What to bring:

  • A functional handgun (no revolvers or micro/pocket pistols)
  • 300 rounds of ammunition
  • Sturdy 1.5” belt
  • A dominant-side, belt-mounted, outside-the-waistband holster
  • 1 double magazine pouch or 2 single magazine pouches
  • 3 magazines

Prerequisites: We recommend you take GSIR-200 prior to taking this class. All students must meet and maintain GSIR safety requirements. Students who cannot meet safety needed for this class may be asked to leave.

Class benefits:

  • Certification
  • Free one-day range pass
  • 20% off your next class within 7 days