Womens Handgun - Female Shooter

Female Shooter

Shooter School understands the training needs for the female gun owner. This women's only course provides instruction on how to safely use and maintain a firearm in a safe, comfortable and enjoyable environment. Instructors relate to you on a personal level, and spend significant time ensuring both confidence and competence with your chosen firearm. Completion of this course adequately prepares the female shooter for any other pistol course offered through Shooter School. View the full list of civilian course offerings.

This is a 2-day course which ensures the female gun owner is proficient in the use and handling of their firearms. Day one is primarily spent in the classroom discussing firearms safety for the home, workplace, and vehicle. Discussion of the various types of firearm locks and techniques available to prevent unauthorized access,and adequate storage of firearms. Legal issues concerning use of force and laws relating to the possession and transportation of firearms are thoroughly discussed.

Ballistic concerns such as overpenetration, proper ammo selection and performance for home and range use are discussed, with emphasis on using a weapon for self defense and/or home protection. An interactive, hands on session provides instruction on how to field strip and clean your firearm.

Day 2 is spent on the range teaching the fundamentals of safe gun handling skills, presentation, sight alignment, loading/unloading, of semi-auto handguns and revolvers. Both dry fire and live fire instruction emphasize all fundamentals of successful handgun operation.

Class size: 6 min / 24 max.



Required Equipment

  • 250 rounds min
  • Handgun (semi-auto or revolver)
  • Belt & holster
  • Eye & ear protection
  • 3 magazines or speed loaders
  • Knee & elbow pads (optional)
  • Pen & paper
  • Water or hydration device (Camelback)

Daily Schedule and Location

Class starts at 8:30 AM and typically ends around 5:00 PM each day.

All classes are taught at Lake Fork Sportsman's Club, 350 N. 1375 E., Atwood, IL, 61913 unless stated otherwise.


Registration Instructions

1. Register for the desired class online.

2. Complete the registration agreement:

For Individuals, please download, complete and return the Individual Student Agreement

For Organizations, please download, complete, and return the Organization Agreement

3. Return completed forms, by mail, fax, or email to:

Shooter School
PO BOX 1191
Mahomet, IL 61853

Email: admin@shooterschool.com
Fax: 217.489.9241

If you have any questions, or need assistance registering for a course, please contact us or call, 217.972.4503.

Shooter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, or sexual orientation.