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Physical: 7610 E. Palmer-Wasilla Hwy., Palmer, Alaska 99645|Phone: 907-745-1133| Fax: 907-745-1136                    

Point Blank Firearms & Self Defense Training, LLC offers a 10% discount for all spouses or parents of Law Enforcement, Military or First Responders and groups of 5 or more for training classes!  Please call us at 907-745-1133 to receive a discount code.  Proof of eligibility is required.  Discount cannot be combined with other offers.

Women's Basic Pistol​

This class is designed to provide students with the basic understanding of how to safely handle, function and shoot a handgun.

  • To ASSISTwomen with firearms safety and basic-to-advanced pistol instruction.

  • ToEMPOWERwomen with the knowledge & confidence required to shoot a handgun proficiently.

  • To INCREASE the number of responsible women firearm owners.  There are far too many women at the range watching their significant others.

  • To ENCOURAGE women to get out of their comfort zone and regularly shoot the gun they already have or prepare to purchase a gun of their own.

  • To EDUCATE women about the importance of firearms ownership and our Second Amendment Right.

Perfect for new or novice shooters, this is a low-stress, fun-oriented course that installs comfort and confidence. Following a classroom lecture covering an assortment of topics, students participate in "dry" drills where they learn to safely handle and function their handgun before firing any shots. Students are then put through a series of live-fire drills where they practice all the topics covered in the classroom. Students are provided handouts which summarize key points of the class.

 Topics Covered:

Handgun ammunition types and nomenclature, common types of handguns, pros & cons to different types of handguns, handgun nomenclature, basic firearms safety, marksmanship fundamentals, combat mindset, situational awareness, practical dry drills, live-fire drills, gun care and maintenance.

To reserve your seat in the class and to arrange payment please fill out our registration form.
If you have any questions please contact Point Blank at 907-745-1133 or email pointblankfirearms@outlook

Below are a few things you will want to bring for this course:

Firearms Class– your personal gun (revolvers are not allowed in this class), a sturdy belt, hip holster (no shoulder holsters), eye protection/safety glasses, ear protection/plugs, closed toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops allowed for this class) and we suggest comfortable clothing. 
 You must bring your ammo (150 rounds, you may bring more if you want to shoot after class), and 2 magazines.  
Other convenience  items you may want to bring:  camp chair/stool, sunscreen, bug spray, hand sanitizer, a ball cap, sunglasses, and snacks.

If you need or want to rent a gun for the class we recommend Edge Firearms: 

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