Training Courses

Class materials and completion certificates are provided for all basic handgun students who complete a course.  All class participants must be law-abiding citizens who are not prohibited from being in possession of a firearm.
Please call the store (770-614-0562) to check availability and sign up for training.

Basic Handgun Safety and Marksmanship

The course is designed for the person who is unfamiliar with firearms procedures, safety practices or needs to develop a solid foundation of shooting skills with regard to the handgun. It is excellent for people new to, or returning to, shooting sports, or someone needing a refresher course of the basics.

Goal: To provide you the basic knowledge, skills and mindset necessary for owning and operating a handgun safely.

- Basic firearms safety rules
- Mindset of owning a firearm
- Characteristics of a handgun (Revolver or Semi-Automatic)
- Common handgun action types
- Ammunitions types and characteristics
- Eye dominance
- Fundamentals of marksmanship
- Loading and unloading

Ammunition: All ammunition will be provided for you.
Gear Required: None. All course materials, firearm(s), eye and ear protection will be provided.
Method of Instruction: Lecture, demonstration and practical application on the range.
Skill Prerequisites: None
Duration: 4 hours
Course Cost: $125


- Minimum age requirement is 18. (An age waiver can be obtained, but please call or email Dead Center management for specific information.)
- You can bring your own handgun and ammunition if you have one available to you.
- No live ammunition allowed in the classroom.
- You will receive a certificate of completion and 10% discount off any of our other training courses or private firearms instruction upon completing this course

Private Instruction
Private instruction is available by appointment.
1759 Buford Highway
Buford, Georgia 30518
p. 770.614.0562
f. 770.614.0563
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