Basic Pistol

Training Prerequisite: None
Maximum 12 participants per class

Course Information:

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of shooting a pistol with a stress on personal defense. It is designed around new, basic users that are just acquiring a pistol or wish to train on efficient fundamentals.

Your instruction will be conducted by members of the law enforcement and special operations community.  

*This course may require some moderate physical activity

Core topics that will be covered include:
  • Mindset
  • Function and cleaning
  • Fundamentals of shooting/marksmanship
  • Presentation from the holster
  • Reloads
  • Malfunction clearance
  • Multiple targets
  • Accessories options

*For any additional questions or concerns, contact us directly at 717-695-2081 and reference the Basic Pistol Course.

Registration Fee: $500.00

*This fee covers the cost of the course only. The participant is responsible for costs associated with travel, lodging, meals, firearms, ammunition, and gear required. 

Registration Form: Click here to fill out our application.
  • A Background Check is required with registration.
  • Use SentryLink National Criminal Background Check to obtain your report.
  • Once the report is complete and you have reviewed it for accuracy, forward it to MarcyG@iwi.us by using the share button on the report.  

*The background check requirement will be waived if the applicant can provide a copy of their concealed carry permit, issued by their home state, along with a copy of their driver's license OR a copy of their law enforcement credentials and their state issued driver's license.


  • February 25-26, 2017
Start Time:  0800


Course Location:  

Reveille Peak Ranch    
105 County Road 114  
Burnet, Texas 78611
Firearms Requirements
  • 9mm caliber or greater serviceable pistol with 5 magazines, 8 magazines if the pistol is a single stack
  • Pistol holster (NO SERPA HOLSTERS) and magazine carrier that accomodates 2 spare magazines


Ammunition Requirements:

700 rounds of pistol ammunition
Gear Requirements:
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing
  • Rain gear
  • Hat
  • Boots/Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Water bottle (suggested)
  • Hearing & eye protection
  • Firearms cleaning kit 

Lodging Options: 

      Canyon of the Eagles - (512) 334-2070            
        16942 Ranch Rd 2341
        Burnet, TX 78611
        Directions from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

      Log Country Cove - (512) 756-9132           
        617 Log Country Cove
        Burnet, TX 78611
        Directions from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

     Hampton Inn Marble Falls - On the Lake - (830) 798-1895            
       704 1st St.
       Marble Falls, TX 78654
       Directions from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Meal Options:
To request meals for the class, please contact Reveille Peak Ranch at (512) 755-1177. Meals are $15.00 per person per day and only cash is accepted.

The meal includes a main, side, desert, and drink. *Vegetarian options are also available upon request.
  • Day 1 - Main dish will consist of a sandwich with a variety of meat options. 
  • Day 2 - Main dish will consist of a hot meal.
The applicant also has the option to bring their own packed lunch. Refrigerators will be available.