Pistol Skills 101

Pistol Skills 101

This six hour, introductory course is designed for novice shooters who wish to make a fully informed decision before purchasing their first firearm, or for new gun owners looking for practical experience with their new purchase. This course provides a thorough introduction to firearms safety, gun handling, and shooting skills. Instruction includes: safe gun handling, pistol parts and operation, types of ammunition, fundamentals of shooting, maintenance and cleaning the pistol, and continued training and skill development opportunities

This is a private class for individuals or small groups. The classroom portion can take place in your home, at our range or another mutually agreed to location. A course completion certificate will be provided at the completion of this training. This certificate may be used to obtain a Virginia resident / non-resident concealed carry permit.

For more information or to schedule a private class contact John (John@FPFtraining.com) or Gary (Gary@FPFtraining.com) directly, or send us a message with your request for a private class and contact information. We will contact you to discuss your requirements and schedule a private class.

This class exceeds the training requirement for a Virginia Concealed Pistol Permit.Virginia Resident Concealed Handgun Permits are issued by the circuit court of the county or city in which the applicant resides.


  • Cost: $150.00
  • Time: By Appointment
  • 100 rounds required
Additional Benefits of Pistol Skills 101:
  • Firearms and accessory selection for range and concealed carry
  • Home safety
  • Range operations and safety
  • Marksmanship training drills to develop the fundamentals of shooting
  • Safe gun handling drills
  • Prepare student for intermediate and advanced classes provided by FPF
  • Training for self defense and concealed carry


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