National Handgun Safety Course 

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Handgun Education
  • Topic 1: Firearm Safety Rules
  • Topic 2: The Importance of Handgun Education
  • Topic 3: Learning About Handgun Uses
  • Unit 2: Know Your Handgun Equipment

 

      • Topic 1: What Is a Handgun?
      • Topic 2: What Is Ammunition?
      • Topic 3: Understanding Common Features of Handguns—Sights 
      • Topic 4: Understanding Common Features of Handguns—Actions 
      • Topic 5: Understanding Common Features of Handguns—Safeties 
      • Topic 6: Understanding Common Features of Handguns—Magazines 
      • Topic 7: Using the Correct Ammunition
      • Topic 8: Knowing a Handgun’s Range
      • Topic 9: Cleaning Your Handgun
      • Topic 10: Storing Your Handgun

 

  • Unit 3: Basic Handgun Skills

 

      • Topic 1: Developing Good Marksmanship and Accuracy
      • Topic 2: Learning Handgun-Shooting Techniques—Fundamentals and Grip
      • Topic 3: Learning Handgun-Shooting Techniques—Body Position
      • Topic 4: Learning Handgun-Shooting Techniques—Aiming
      • Topic 5: Learning Handgun-Shooting Techniques—Breathing and Trigger Squeeze
      • Topic 6: Learning Handgun-Shooting Techniques—Follow Through
      • Topic 7: Learning Handgun-Shooting Techniques—Practicing
      • Topic 8: Learning Handgun-Shooting Techniques—Summary
      • Topic 9: Using Handguns at the Shooting Range

 

  • Unit 4: Handgun Safety

 

      • Topic 1: Understanding Why Safety Is Important
      • Topic 2: Safely Loading and Unloading Handguns
      • Topic 3: Transporting Handguns
      • Topic 4: Additional Safety Precautions
      • Topic 5: Resolving Conflicts Without Violence

 

  • Unit 5: Handgun Laws

 

    • Topic 1: Obeying Handgun Laws
    • Topic 2: Learning State and Local Laws