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Women’s Handgun Fundamentals

March 27, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


lady shooting a gun in an indoor gun range


This course is designed to reach female students who are brand new to firearms and ready to take the next step with their firearms skills, tools, and mindset.

The fundamentals of shooting will be introduced, reviewed, and built upon, while also exploring universal safety rules, situational awareness, common types of handguns, ammunition types, marksmanship skills, advanced firearms handling, defensive pistol fundamentals, and the use of deadly force.

Specifically, Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals is all about sharing the basics along with the fun, the seriousness, and the importance of being a responsibly armed female.

This is a great first step or introduction into a few advanced principles and dynamicsFor those who are looking for a class to better equip them for a concealed carry course…here you go!

This course is instructed in a welcoming environment for all skill levels, and will be hosted by two of our best female instructors!

Equipment required:

Eye and Ear Protection

Firearm (You may rent one if needed – Rentals are $10.00)

100 Rounds of suitable ammunition for your firearm


Do I need a FOID card for this event?
No, a FOID is not required to attend the course.

I don’t have any experience!
No problem! That’s what we’re here for!

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
18+ is ideal for this course

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
We are co-located with The Tac Shack Indoor Shooting Range on North University Street in Peoria. Our parking lot is more than adequate and is ADA approved.


March 27, 2020
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Good Shepherd Defense & Training
8919 N University St.
Peoria, IL 61615 United States
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