Introduction to Basic Pistol Shooting

Offered exclusively by G4 Firearms

Introduction to Basic Pistol Shooting

Have you been thinking about learning how to shoot a pistol but not sure where to begin? Or, perhaps you are reluctant to handle a firearm? Then this course is for you!

We will begin with basics of firearm safety and proceed at a relaxed pace to help you learn how to properly handle a pistol in order to ensure your safety, as well as the safety of those around you at the range.

Basic mechanical functions of a pistol will be also covered as well as basic grip and sighting techniques. We proceed with live firing and you will learn how to make adjustments to obtain your sight picture and get your ammo on target.

  • All classes are no more than 12 students.
  • Classes will start promptly at 9:00am and run to 12:00pm.
  • Must have a good quality holster and a magazine holder, eye and ear protection.
  • Be prepared to bring or purchase 200 rounds of ammunition to shoot during the course.
  • No refunds without 24-hour cancellation.

Please view our Schedule for upcoming course dates – prior to booking.

Introduction to basic pistol shooting at G4 Firearms in Santa Rosa, CA.

Meet Your Course Instructor(s)

Scott Gabaldon instructor and owner at G4 Firearms.

Scott has been around guns all his life as a young child and due to this exposure to firearms, he has been an avid hunter and sportsman ever since. He began his quest to educate others by teaching his family. It was then he realized that other families could use the same training to have a safe household. In 2012 he became an NRA pistol instructor and has had many firearms training courses since then. He has been through basic firearms training to tactical defense and understands the value of firearms education. He has devoted last few years on teaching others the skills needed to become safe and responsible gun owners. His goal is to teach all that are willing to learn how to become their own 1st line of defense whether it’s defending their home, castle or taking on the huge responsibility of carrying a firearm in public to defend yourself, your family, or others if you choose. Scott is also a hunter safety instructor since 2014 and is certified by the County of Sonoma to teach concealed carry weapons classes as an instructor. Scott is also a USCCA certified CCW instructor and defensive fundamentals instructor. He has also studied under and has been personally taught by the best deadly force instructor in the country Massad Ayoob, he has completed MAG20-120 and has become an expert witness for deadly force shooting used in self-defense. He has taught many students learn basic handgun skills. His love for education is shown in his compassion to teach others whether a veteran or a first-time shooter. He is very patient and understanding some of the fears that a new shooter may have when trying to get comfortable with a firearm. His teachings are never intimidating, or abrasive and he makes sure you are in a safe and controlled environment. He has strong family values being a father and a husband.

Questions? Call the knowledgeable staff at G4 Firearms!