DFT Dynamic Handgun 1 Course


Length of Course: 8 hours
Course Level: Starter


Who teaches this course? This course is taught by an certified instructor,

Teaching locations: Calverton, and Uniondale, and our Travel Training Team also available


Course Description: This course is least 8-hours long and includes range time students who are interested in taking this course should have some understanding of handgun operations, and nomenclature prior to coming to this course. This course dominantly takes place on the shooting range and sets the foundation form our more advanced courses. A review of safety rules fundamentals and shooting stances are conducted on the range as part of a practical exercise to help student perfect the shooting abilities. Students will receive a course completion certificate.

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 What you get: 

  • Expert Instruction
  • Course Certificate
  • Improved Pistol Shooting Skills

Topics covered to include:

  • Improving Shooting Fundamentals
  • Improving Shooting Positions
  • An Introduction to Tactical Emergency and Administrative reloads
  • Shooting from modified shooting positions
  • Basic defensive Shooting

Required Equipment:

  • A Defensive Handgun and backup
  • Portable Cleaning Kit
  • Strong side holster
  • 3 magazines for each gun
  • Magazine carrier
  • 200 Rounds of ammunition
  • Eye and Ear Protection



  • While not mandatory, it is highly recommended that you have attended the NRA Basic Pistol Course

Need a private or semi-private lesson to fit your schedule? If you do not see a training date that suits your schedule, please contact us to make personal arrangements. Private or semi-private instruction is scheduled at your convenience with no waiting list. No prior experience necessary. If you do not have a firearm yet, let us know and arrangements can be made.