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Introduction to Handgun Course

Introduction to Handgun Course

To Schedule Training please look at the available dates on the drop dawn menu or call 228-365-0022


* Reservation fees made for training are "non-refundable." Classes can be rescheduled up to 24 hours before the date of the class, if fail to reschedule the full cost of the class will be lost. Members will have a 20% discount in all classes taught by MCTA. Discounts will not include guest instructors who are not affiliated with MCTA Inc.


Non-Members: $75

Members: $60 (20% off)


This course is taught by MCTA Instructor Bill Correa

  • Class Synopsis:

    Welcome new gun owners and those of you thinking about purchasing a firearm. We’re glad you’re joining the American family of shooting sports, and we’re here to help!


    This 4 hour class, hosted at our indoor classroom facility*, is specially designed for you and will answer any questions about getting started shooting. The following topics will be covered:


    - Safety, Protective Equipment, and what to wear.

    - Basic Range orientation and target safety.

    - Purchasing a gun.Types of handguns and general mode of operation.

    - General handgun parts and nomenclature.

    - Firearms Cycle of Operation.

    - Ammunition Basics.

    - Principles of Marksmanship.

    - Principles of Combat Pistol shooting.

    - General disassembly and reassembly of pistols.

    - Cleaning and lubrication of handguns.

    - Holsters and other support equipment.



    Class duration 4 hours

    From 8:00 am to 12:00 pm


    You don’t have to be a perspective firearms buyer to benefit from this informative class. If you want to learn the basics about the exciting world of shooting sports and firearms self-defense, sign up for this class. You won’t be disappointed.


    *Our Indoor Classroom Facility is located in:

    1809 S. Haugh Av. Picayune, MS 39466 

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