SAFTD F.A.S.T. Handgun

The goal of the Second Amendment Foundation Training Divisions “F.A.S.T Handgun” course is to provide the student with a solid foundation in basic knowledge of handgun "Fundamentals and Safety Training" on your specific handgun, a basic understanding of ammunition and how it functions as well as shooting fundamentals.

A person new to the use of a firearm for personal defense typically has a broad range of questions and is faced with learning a number of skills that are critical in the safe use of a firearm – in this case a handgun. F.A.S.T Handgun is specifically designed to provide a person new to handguns the opportunity to gain that knowledge and learn the basics of operation, cleaning and maintenance, safety and much more in a convenient 4 hour course. “F.A.S.T Handgun” is also meant as an introductory course for students new to handguns prior to taking SAFTD Defensive Handgun 1.

A number of topics will be covered in “F.A.S.T Handgun”. These include but are not limited to:

  • Safe handling of your firearm.
  • Gun Safety Rules
  • Safe Storage of your firearm and ammunition.
  • Basic components of a your Handgun
  • Operation of your Handgun
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • Clearing Common Stoppages
  • Selecting a Handgun and Ammunition
  • Cleaning and Maintain your Handgun

Required Equipment

  • A modern, serviceable, handgun
  • Ear and Eye protection (electronic muffs preferred).
  • 50 Rounds of Ammunition: Factory fresh ammo only. NO RELOADS or specialty ammo.
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Hydration system or Bottled water.
  • Shoes – comfortable with sufficient support to permit a full range of motion. No sandals or flip-flops.
  • Long Pants, Shirt With Higher Collar
  • Baseball Cap