Pistol 101 Classes

 Pistol 101!


Pistol 101 Classes

Pistol 101 includes:


•       3 hours of classroom instruction and 2 hours of coached live fire range.

•        Multimedia classroom session includes hands-on practical exercises.



Pistol 101 students will learn:


•         Rules for safe gun handling.

•         Understanding of both semi-auto and revolver action types.

•         How to load, unload, and make safe, common revolvers and semi-auto action types with hands on practical exercises.

•         The fundamentals of pistol shooting with coached firing on the range.

•         Ammunition components and their function.

•         How to work through common malfunctions.

•         Cleaning and storage of your firearms, and more.



Make ReadyPistol 101 is perfect for beginners even if you have never shot before. It is also good for self-taught intermediate shooters who will benefit from professional instruction. Also Pistol 101 is great for couples of mixed skill levels that are sharing a handgun for home defense.



Pistol 101 is open to the public. Club membership and Range Safety Orientation is not required. 


When: Usually runs the LAST SATURDAY of the month. 2018 dates are as follows:


January 27, 2018

February 24, 2018   CLASS CANCELLED

March 31, 2018

April 28, 2018

May 26, 2018

June 30, 2018

July 28, 2018

August 25, 2018

September 29, 2018

Oct 27, 2018

Nov 24, 2018

Dec 29, 2018


Where: Gig Harbor Sportsman’s Club

Cost: $80.00


Advanced registration is required. Contact Karl for registration and payment information. There is no need to stop by the club to register and pay.


For information about other services offered, such as a NRA Personal Protection in the Home class, defensive shotgun orientation and an expansion of the Concealed Carry offerings, contact Karl. Click here for course descriptions.


Email karl@make-ready.us (preferred)

Phone: 253-200-5197 (message)