Southern Chester County SportSmen's and FARMERS' ASSOCIATION

Events

Upcoming events

    • 11/07/2020
    • 09:00 - 16:30 (EST)
    • SCCS&FA Clubhouse and 25 Yard Range
    • 1
    Register

    Introduction to Defensive Pistol or Revolver

    Instructor:  Ron Flowers

    Contact Email:  ron.flowers@citizensdt.com


    Requirements:  Open to SCCSFA Members and Family.

    Max Class Size:  10


    Cost: $130


    Please bring your own lunch.  There will be no time to go out for lunch.


    This course is designed for the new pistol owner with limited or no experience, or owner with no formal training. Approximately 8 hours.


    Subjects covered: SAFETY, Field stripping and disassembly/assembly of the semi-auto handgun.  Cleaning and maintenance, Action types, Firing Cycle.

    NO LIVE ammunition in classroom.

    Demonstration and practice (dry-fire) of grip, stance, sight alignment, sight picture, follow through, loading and unloading.

    Second half of the day conducted live fire, with drills to ground the student in the Fundamentals of Marksmanship.

    Required Equipment: Eye/Ear Protection, Reputable semi-automatic or revolver handgun with at least two magazines or speed loaders, suitable ammunition for that firearm (approx 300 rounds), magazine/speedloader pouch, rigid holster for that handgun.

    Dress for weather and wear regular pants and a rigid belt.  NO low-cut shirts/t-shirts. No open-toe shoes.

    ***Limited rental pistols available for small additional charge. Contact Ron Flowers of Citizens Defense Training with questions; 610-597-3717***

    ***Note any SCCSFA Board rules regarding Covid regulations as described in Club communications***




    • 11/14/2020
    • 09:00 - 16:30 (EST)
    • SCCS&FA Clubhouse and 50 Yard Range
    • 3
    Register

    Introduction to Defensive AR-15

    Instructor:  Ron Flowers

    Contact Email:  ron.flowers@citizensdt.com


    Requirements:  Open to SCCSFA Members and Family.

    Max Class Size:  10


    Cost: $130


    Please bring your own lunch.  There will be no time to go out for lunch.


    This course is designed for the prospective, new or inexperienced AR-15 rifle owner.  The course consists of a half day in the classroom beginning with SAFETY, learning the history, cycle of operation, function, field disassembly/assembly, nomenclature, safe loading/unloading, basic malfunction clearances, and sighting options, both iron sights and RDS and LPV’s.

    Ammunition types, ballistics and performance choices discussed in the context of mission.

    No live ammunition in the classroom, “dummy rounds” provided.

    Second half of the day will be on the range and will consist of live fire drills in the basic firing positions of standing, seated and prone. 

    Zeroing the rifle will be worked through; why and at what distances.

    Single rounds, multiple rounds, reduced target zones, and efficient gun handling will be demonstrated and practiced.

    Equipment needed:

    Eye and ear protection

    Ball cap

    Clothing appropriate for the weather and conditions.

    Shooting mat, if desired.

    Ar-15 style rifle or AR pistol.

    Two rifle magazines

    One or more magazine pouches worn on the belt.

    200 rounds of .223 or 5.56×45 ammunition.

    NOTE: Make sure your rifle is made for 5.56, which will accept both .223 and 5.56.  Do NOT use 5.56 ammo in a rifle chambered for .223 only.

    Limited number of rental rifles available and reserving one must be done in advance.  This option is for prospective AR owners who have not yet decided on a make/model.

    ***Note any SCCSFA Board rules regarding Covid regulations as described in Club communications.***




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