Stealth Defense January 2020 Classes

Stealth Defense is offering two pistol classes in January 2020.

Pistol Shooting – Basic (Ladies) will be held on Jan. 8th and 11th at the Tri-Cities Shooting Association‘s Rattlesnake range. The classroom session is Jan. 8th from 5-9pm and the range session is on the 11th from 8am-12pm.

Pistol Shooting – Basic (Coed) will be held on Jan. 10th and 11th in Kennewick. The classroom session runs from 5-9pm on the 10th and then range time is on the 11th from 1-5pm.

Course details:

This course includes a FREE Initiative 1639 required firearms safety training lesson and certificate

Topics covered in this class include: gun safety rules, proper operation of semi-automatic and revolver pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, selecting and storing a pistol specific to you (the user), safe and correct storage of firearms when not in use, the fundamentals of shooting, the three (3) secrets of accurate shooting, pistol inspection and maintenance, stoppage clearances, shooting positions, and a qualification marksmanship shooting test. A light snack is provided, but you will need to bring a lunch.

This course meets the pistol safety requirements for obtaining an Oregon Concealed Handgun License, and an Idaho Standard Concealed Weapons License. WA has reciprocity in ID, but having a non-resident ID license gives a person reciprocity in the same states as Utah at a lower cost. Students will be responsible for following the state’s requirements for obtaining their concealed carry licenses.

Course fee includes all student materials – NRA Book, Exam, NRA Associate Membership, downloadable exam prep materials, range fees, targets, and certification fees.

The shooting range is a private range. The gate is open from 8am – 8:15am. There is no cell service at this location, so please do not be late. There is no capability to conduct class and let late comers into the range.



  1. Identify the principal parts of a pistol and the types of pistol actions.
  2. Demonstrate how pistol actions operate, how to load, unload, cock and de-cock a pistol
  3. Explanation of the NRA rules for safe gun handling
  4. Student will demonstrate how to handle a pistol in a safe manner



  1. Learn to identify the different components of a pistol cartridge
  2. Be able to explain the firing sequence of a cartridge
  3. Explain how to properly identify and store ammunition
  4. State the major types of cartridge malfunctions and how to react to and correct them
  5. Explain the fundamental of pistol shooting
  6. Initiative 1639 required firearms safety training



  1. Demonstrate the learning steps to assume the bench-rest position
  2. Demonstrate the learning steps to assume the Isosceles, modified-Isosceles, Weaver, and modified-Weaver positions
  3. Learn the basic guidelines for selecting and purchasing a pistol
  4. Identify the materials needed to clean a pistol



  1. How to properly score a pistol target
  2. Shoot the course qualification
  3. Demonstrate how to safely clean a pistol​