Basic Handgun – Before Your Permit

This crash course will allow students with little or no shooting experience to successfully navigate their way through a Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit Class. Build your knowledge of handguns, marksmanship skills, and confidence all in one course.


Topics Covered

The classroom portion of this course includes handgun nomenclature, safe gun handling, loading and unloading. In addition to classroom instruction a live-fire range session is included focusing on safety, handgun operation and the building of marksmanship fundamentals.


Required Items

  • ○ Handgun
  • ○ Fifty (50) Rounds of Ammunition

Handgun will be furnished if student does not have a suitable firearm.

Class Availability

To check class dates please see the Class Schedule Calendar.

Course Fee

$30.00 (includes Range Charges, Eye & Ear Protection & Targets)

Course Location

On Target Shooting Range
915 North Thompson Lane
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

From I-24 take Medical Center Pkwy (exit 72) to North Thompson Lane (only 3 miles from exit)


6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
1-1/2 Hours of Total Instruction