Handgun Training

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Important information before attending courses at A.I.M.:

A 50% deposit is required to reserve a seat in any class other than the Kentucky CCDW class.

All students must be legally able to purchase a firearm. We reserve the right to perform background checks on any student reserving a seat in classes offered at AIM.

Introduction to the Self-Defense Handgun — DH1


Importance of Safety with firearms, terminology of Weaponcraft, maintenance, caliber importance, fundamentals of marksmanship, equipment choices. This course is designed to familiarize a new firearm owner with the functions of their new pistol. Generally, this course is given one on one with a competent, qualified firearm instructor. Weekends and weekdays are available and instructors can plan for groups up to 25 as well. DH1 is not a prerequisite for DH2 or DH3. This course could be taken prior to taking a concealed carry license course, but it is not mandatory.

  • 4 hours
  • 50 rounds
  • Understanding handgun controls, maintenance, terminology, and importance of equipment and marksmanship

Combined Defense Handgun/Rifle — DH5


  • DR3 and DH3 required
  • 2 day
  • 250 rounds rifle & 100 rounds pistol
  • Use your skills built in previous courses and challenge yourself to deal with problems in practical, real life scenarios. Be able to land effective hits dynamically.

Select Defense Handgun — DH6


DH4 is required. DH-4+ more, better, faster.  Simulators, “Jungle Lane”, Steel Reactive Targets, Simulated Shoothouse

  • 3 day
  • 450 rounds
  • Select course. Any environment, anytime, you will be able to handle what is brought to the table.