basic firearms training for those who are new to using firearms or who have
never had formal training and provide more advanced training for those who are
exercising or considering exercising their right to defend themselves with
armed force but do not have the requisite knowledge and skill set to do so.
Sometime this fall you will see significant changes in the way NRA Basic Pistol is presented. Please click here for more information about Blended Training.
All self-defense courses I teach are best conducted over a two day period. The normal scheduling for these courses are as follows.
NRA Personal Protection in the Home or SMFTS Concealed Carry Basic Course on the second weekend of the month. (Can be done in one looooooooooooong day.)
NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home or GCO Georgia Firearms Carry Course on the second weekend of the month. (Basic course can be done in one loooooooooong day.)
GeorgiaCarry.Org Georgia Firearms Carry Course is a two day course and is scheduled by mutual agreement on class dates.
Registration for these courses closes seven days before the class date. The course that is actually presented will be based on the first registrant's choice.
For more information please call (404)519-4331.
Interesting question that one. The answer depends on several factors.
The first one would be why are you interesting in shooting handguns?
Next would be what firearms training courses if any you already have attended and with what firearms?
Next would be how happy you are with your current gun handling and shooting abilities?
Finally you might ask yourself what you know about legal restrictions that affect your use of the firearm.
Please click here for a discussion what sort of training might be appropriate for you.
No single course you can take will produce real competence with a handgun. Firearm courses teach knowledge, skills and attitude but competence takes time, sometimes a lot of time and it takes high quality practice. A good example in another field would be golf. You can take all of the golf lessons you want but if you do not go out and play on a regular basis you will not be a good golfer. The same holds true for shooting a handgun.
The logical progression depends on your current state of competence and your goals. Please click here for a more detailed discussion.
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The second amendment is supposed to protect the right of citizens to keep and bear arms. It does that to some extent, however since the Bill of Rights became law states, counties and cities have restricted that right to one extent or another.
Federal law specifies some restrictions as to what kind of handguns can be kept, how they must be purchased and who can legally purchase one. There are also some federal laws that affect transport of firearms.
Most of the law that address how we keep and use firearms in Georgia are, in fact state law.
Georgia is one of the more gun friendly states but there are restrictions in effect and if you are not aware of them you could end up being charged with an offense about which you were completely unaware and which could negate your right to keep and bear arms.
If you have included firearms in your personal protection strategy you really need to understand what your rights are with respect to the use of force, specifically the use of deadly force. If you do not understand these laws and you end up using or threatening to use a firearm in what you believe to be a clear instance of self-defense you could easily end up being convicted of a felony simply because you were operating under the assumption that common sense should prevail.
Common sense and the law occasionally but not always intersect. It is not something that should be left to chance. Click here to see how we address these issues with a five hour, sixty five dollar class.
Significant changes were made to Georgia gun laws in 2014 and a few laws were clarified in the last legislative session. Those changes have been incorporated into this class.
The August class will be on Sunday, 8/2 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Location to be determined.
Because of the Labor Day holiday The September class will actually be held on
Sunday, 08/30/2015 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Location to be determined.
The October class will be on
Sunday, 10/04/2015 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Location to be determined.