First steps glock lesson 3 4Presentation Transcript
FIRST STEPS: PistolFirearm Instruction, Responsibility & Safety Training
Course Objectives● Name the three fundamental NRA rules forsafe gun handling● Identify the major components of your pistoland describe their function● Safely demonstrate how to load your pistol● Safely demonstrate how to fire your pistol● Safely demonstrate how to unload yourpistol● Safely demonstrate how to disassemble yourpistol● Safely demonstrate how to assemble yourpistol
Lesson 3 Objectives● Explain and demonstrate the three rangecommands.● Explain the procedures for malfunctions anddropped ammunition.● Explain and demonstrate the eight gunsafety rules for shooting and storing a pistol.● Demonstrate the ability to place a minimumof 8 out of 10 shots in a 9 inch target area at15 feet.
Range Commands● "Load": Shooters may load ammunition intotheir pistols.● "Commence Firing": Shooters may firetheir pistols down range at their targets● "Cease Fire": Shooters MUST STOPFIRING IMMEDIATELY, place their triggerfingers on the pistol frame, and wait furtherinstructions.● "Unload, Show Clear": Shooters willremove all ammunition from their pistols anddisplay the empty chamber/bore.
Malfunctions● Misfire: Place trigger finger on pistol frame,observe the ejection port for obstructions,tap the magazine, rack the slide and attemptto fire.● Obstruction: Remove the magazine, lockthe slide to the rear, clear the obstruction,reload and resume firing.● Suspected squib or hangfire: Place triggerfinger on the frame, keep the pistol orienteddown range, raise non-firing hand and callfor instructor/coach.
Dropped Ammunition or Magazines● Ammunition and magazines dropped duringfiring must remain on the ground until after"Cease Fire" has been given and instructionsto retrieve ammunition and magazines arereceived.● Ammunition and magazines that fall forwardof the firing line must be brought to theattention of the instructor/coach.
Safety Rules● ALWAYS keep my pistol pointed in a safedirection● Always keep my finger off the trigger untilready to shoot● Always keep my pistol unloaded until readyto use
Rules For Safe Shooting● Know your target and what is beyond.● Be sure the gun is safe to operate.● Know how to use the gun safely● Use only the correct ammunition.● Wear hearing and eye protection.● Never use drugs before or during shooting● Store guns so they are not accessible byunauthorized persons.● Beware certain types of guns and shootingsituations require additional safetyprecautions.
Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting● Aiming● Hold Control● Breath Control● Trigger Control● Follow-through
Lesson 3 Review● Explain and demonstrate the three rangecommands.● Explain the procedures for malfunctions anddropped ammunition.● Explain and demonstrate the eight gunsafety rules for shooting and storing a pistol.● Demonstrate the ability to place a minimumof 8 out of 10 shots in a 9 inch target area at8 feet.