Basic Pistol 2
Course Description: This course is intended for people with limited handgun shooting experience, including handgun owners who have never taken a formal handgun training course. This course is recommended for anyone preparing to take the Texas CHL qualification course.
Topics: basic gun safety, gun parts and operation, fundamentals of marksmanship, and drills to improve your score on the Texas CHL shooting qualification course.
Length: four hours
For prices and upcoming course dates, check the schedule page.
Prerequisites: Basic Pistol 1 or ownership of your own handgun (and a basic understanding of how to load and shoot it). If you are a total firearms novice, you need to start with Basic Pistol 1. Basic Pistol 1 and 2 are typically not offered on the same day. Graduates of Basic Pistol 1 need to study the take-home material provided in BP 1, and preferably get in some pre-class practice on the range reviewing what was taught in BP 1, before taking BP 2.
Required Equipment: A handgun and 100 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection. Students should also bring a baseball cap (to deflect spent brass), pen and paper.
Optional Equipment: none
Facility: A-Zone Range
Here are some photos from previous Basic Pistol courses.
What are the differences between Basic Pistol 1, Basic Pistol 2 and Beginner Pistol? Answers here.
Trying to decide what kind of pistol to buy? Read our Handgun Selection Guide.
Trying to decide if you need to take Basic Pistol 2? Points to consider here.