Alpha Pistol Basics

Alpha Pistol Basics is a beginner handgun class similar to NRA Basic Pistol but is more directed towards defensive use of your pistol.

Alpha Pistol Basics is the perfect beginner handgun class or as a refresher for the advanced shooter. Topics of discussion will include…

  • Pistol Types
  • Caliber Identification
  • Ammunition selection
  • Proper Stance, Grip, Sighting and Trigger Control
  • Safety, Safety, Safety
Student learning to aim a pistol with certified instructor.

Sight Picture, Sight Alignment. 2 of the most important firearm fundamentals.

This beginner handgun class qualifies for half of the 16 hour training requirement for an Illinois Concealed Carry license when you also take the 2nd half of your training with Alpha Koncepts.

Please check our calendar for class dates and times, or contact us to arrange for a private group.

Students from the following cities have studied Alpha Pistol Basics…  Chicago, Niles, Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Glenview, Skokie, Evanston, Glencoe, Prospect Heights, Mount Prospect,


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