Millvale Sportsmen’s Club, Wexford, PA
Saturday, September 22, 2012 OR Sunday, September 30, 2012
10:00AM – 1:00PM

Please note that space is limited to eight students and advanced registration is required! 

Nothing can prevent you from an encounter with someone who wants to do serious bodily harm to you, however, being trained to properly deal with a situation can mean the difference between life and death. Fundamentals of Defensive Pistol is a three hour course designed for those who are new to firearms and also the experienced shooters who are interested in learning to use a handgun for personal defense. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of defensive pistol in a non-intimidating and fun atmosphere! Fundamentals of Defensive Pistol takes place at a live fire range where you will acquire the essential skills in a safe and supportive environment. You will learn gun safety, marksmanship, gun-handling and the self defense mindset. You will receive personal attention, and the opportunity to practice your skills through a variety of drills. You will transform your firearm into a useful and effective tool for self protection! At the conclusion of this class you will be both comfortable with, and confident in the use of a firearm for personal protection. 

In this 3-hour class we will explore the following topics:

• The Self Defense Mindset
• Gun-handling for Self Defense
• Firearm Safety in the Home and On The Range
• Firearm and Gear Selection
• Proper Stance and Grip
• Fundamentals of Self Defense Accuracy
• Standard Response and Non Standard Response
• Post Engagement Procedures 

Equipment Requirements:

• Firearm in a 9mm caliber or greater
• Minimum of two magazines
• Eye and ear protection
• 150 rounds of ammunition in the correct caliber for your firearm
*Firearm, ammunition and safety gear can be provided at an additional fee. Please contact me to discuss. 

Space is limited to eight students per class and advanced registration and payment is required! You may register by email at or by calling 724-712-1648.

A private class for your group can also be arranged! Contact me for details! 

See you on the range!

– Jacqueline

“I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.” – Susan B. Anthony


About Jacqueline

Jacqueline Yockey is a Certified Firearms Instructor, UT Certified CFP Instructor, Self Defense Instructor and Certified Rape Awareness and Prevention Educator, whose passion for personal protection led her to create Shoots Like A Girl, an informative site for women (and men) who have gotten, or are thinking about getting, practical and tactical about their personal protection. ACT 235 Lethal Weapons Certified Certified NRA Firearms Instructor Certified Defensive Handgun Instructor Certified Utah Concealed Firearms Permit Instructor Certified Glock Armorer Active Member of USPSA Active Member of IDPA Active Member of GSSF Active Member of NSSF
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