Firearm Safety Training

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Pistol Fundamentals Classes

In this eight (8) hour course, split between the classroom and range, students learn the universal rules for safe gun handling;  pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; two-handed shooting positions; cleaning firearms, and opportunity for future skill development.  As in all courses, we introduce the importance of such concepts as situational awareness, conflict avoidance and defensive planning.
Also available, Maryland State Handgun Qualification Licence.

Concealed Carry Fundamentals

Prerequisites to take this course include Pistol Fundamentals, NRA Basic Pistol, or equivalent.






 

Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals.  Includes The Law of Self Defense in DC.

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One on One Sessions

We offer individual training, conducted primarily on the range, and tailored to your needs and skill set.  New shooters are welcome, but we encourage novices first to enroll in our Pistol Fundamentals course which provides the most thorough safety training and in-depth education about pistol function and handling.   We also help  armed professionals in need of a pre-qualification "brush-up."

 

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The Law of Self Defense in the District of Columbia 
(3 Hours) $80.00
Based upon the Criminal Jury Instructions for self-defense law in Washington, D.C., and including actual case law cited therein, our three (3) hour course meets the requirements for concealed carry license applications.  We cover the basics of self-defense law and theory with all our students.

One on One Sessions
One hour-long session is $95.00; packages are available as follows:

 2 hours - $180.00; 3 hours - $256.00; 4 hours - $323.00; 5 hours - $380.00.

Basic Weapons Training, Federal Protective Service

ICE program Course of Fire $160.00
Course of Fire for DC SPO and MD Armed $160.00  
SPO Renewals (4 hours Course + range)  $220.00
Retired Law Enforcment Re-qualification HR-218 $60.00

Special Police Officer Training, (40 hours)  $900.00
Details provided upon request for the SPO training.

Concealed Carry Fundamentals

$495

Prerequisites to take this course include Pistol Fundamentals, NRA Basic Pistol, or equivalent.

Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals.  Includes The Law of Self Defense in DC.  This  is a 16 hour class, that will start on Thursday and ends on Sunday.  The first day will cover the law of self defense in DC (4pm-7pm), second day (4pm-9pm) and third day (9am-3pm) will cover concealed carry and home defense fundamentals and the fourth day will be held at the range for the live fire portion.   Range time will be discussed on Saturday.
300 rounds of ammunition, holster, gun belt, mag pouch required.

Pistol Fundamentals Course

$195

In this eight (8) hour course, split between the classroom and range, students learn the universal rules for safe gun handling;  pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; two-handed shooting positions; cleaning firearms, and opportunity for future skill development.  As in all courses, we introduce the importance of such concepts as situational awareness, conflict avoidance and defensive planning.
Also available, Maryland State Handgun Qualification Licence.

We also offer discounts for couples, by contacting us via email you'll be provided a coupon code.

Concealed Carry Re-certification

 (4 hours course + range) $220.00

 Concealed Carry Renewal.  Includes The Law of Self Defense in DC.

 

Certifications

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Comments

Cedric and Kelly offer an incredibly complete run-down of the relevant subject matter for those seeking a DC carry permit. I will most certainly be returning for my next renewal, and will be suggesting Barnes 1st Step to my family as well.

 
 

Contact Us

Barnes 1st Step Firearms Training LLC

97 - 56th Street, S.E.  Washington, DC 20019

202-657-2671

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