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Handgun Science 1 - Basic Fundamentals

The 05/05/24 course will be at this location:

Times: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: LFI, Inc. - Private Range at the Ranch   >>> MAP LINK <<<

14255 E. Prouty Rd.

Galt, CA 95632

(meet in the large gravel area to the west of the road - don't stop in front of the house - don't go out there without me as the owner has all trespassers prosecuted)

Course fee: $250 per person (required right away)


Ammo fee: $35 per 50 round box of 9mm (must arrange in advance)

Gun rental fee: FREE for this course only (must arrange in advance)


Other equipment rental fee: $5ea (must arrange in advance)


Range fee: $0 (a small donation for the rebuilding of the Range at the Ranch would be appreciated)

Acceptable forms of payment:


If paying by check, make payable to: LFI, INC.

Send to:      LFI, INC.




Course Description:

Handgun Science 1 - Basic Fundamentals: This foundation building course is designed to help you develop the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude for responsible and safe gun ownership. If you're new to handguns, this is the course for you. We will cover gun safety, nomenclature, safe handling and operation details, ammunition details, loading, unloading, shooting fundamentals, and more! You can expect an open, friendly and safe environment to learn in. The course will begin with a safety lecture and progress into laws on storage and transport of firearms. After this, you will get to learn what to consider before even touching a firearm, how to hold it, how to manipulate it, how to load and unload it and finally, how to shoot it. This progressive, hands on learning will take place entirely on a private range. With very small class sizes, this is an ideal environment for men, women and children to learn in. This is a great husband/wife or parent/child course. Completion of this course will help prepare you for the CCW course and Handgun Science 2 - Accuracy - course.


Prerequisites: None.


* Government issued, picture ID (driver's license, etc.)
* Note pad, & pen
* Drinks, snacks, & lunch (lots of water)
* Folding chair for break time
* Hat
* Clothing appropriate for a RAIN or SHINE outdoor, dirt surface range

* Sunscreen
* Eye & ear protection
* The handgun(s) that you intend to shoot with or call me to arrange to use one of mine
* At least three functional magazines for each semi-automatic pistol and/or at least two functional speed loaders for each revolver - the more, the better
* Ammo - approximately 50 - 100rds (it's always best to bring a little extra)(arrange in advance if you need me to bring ammo for you)


Note: This is a shooting course. I can provide pistols in .22LR, .380ACP, 9MM, .40S&W or .45ACP for you to shoot if you arrange this with me in advance. You will need to bring 50rds to 100rds of new, quality, factory ammo (no reloaded ammo) for whatever caliber you intend to shoot. You can bring ammo for more than one caliber if you wish to try more than one gun. Please let me know which caliber you intend to shoot prior to the course. You are also welcome to bring your own gun(s). Just bring 50rds to 100rds of ammo for those guns.  

I look forward to seeing you there!

For questions contact me by:
Phone: (209) 401-0907

Wesley Lagomarsino

Educating You To Be Safe & Skilled!

CCW Instructor         NRA Instructor
CA DOJ Instructor     Certified Armorer
CA BSIS Instructor    NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

NRA Recruiter ID XI024767

Ph: (209) 401-0907   E-mail:


Cancellations/Reschedulings: All cancellations/reschedulings prior to 21 days of the first day of the course will incur no fee. All monies will be non-refundable but, transferable to any other course that is not already full. All cancellations/reschedulings within 21 days or less of the first day of the course will incur a $100 empty seat/clerical fee. The remainder of the money will be non-refundable but, transferable to any other course that is not already full.

Please do not register for a course unless you're sure you can attend. There's a lot of clerical work on my end when you register. To say the least, cancellations and reschedulings are a pain in the ass! Be considerate.

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