Pistol Course

schiesskurs.ch offers structured and constructive shooting courses with pistols, revolvers and semi-automatic rifles, for experienced and less experienced persons. The courses are for women and men over 18 years, maximum 6 participants per course. The aim of the courses is the safe, correct handling of firearms in theory and practice. The weapons can be "rented" for the duration of the course, or are included in the course price. Professional course management by former militia instructors of the Swiss Army. For health we use 9mm Para Nontox (low emission) Muntion. Course participants receive a course confirmation (course ID) for each completed module/shooting course.

IMPORTANT: All advertised courses are German-speaking only. We provide shooting courses in English on request. 

Who can, who can not

  • You are at least 18 or not older than 60 years (60+ on request) old
  • You are physically and mentally fit enough to take a 3 or 5 hour course.
  • You are not convicted of offenses against life and limb.
  • You provide a current extract from the criminal record not older than 3 months (order here online) at course day.
  • Citizens of Albania, Algeria, Sri Lanka, Kosovo, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Turkey are NOT allowed on the course (see Swiss Weapons Act, terms of use Combat Agency Operator)
  • If we consider you unsuitable for the courses in terms of character or mentality, we will not admit you to the courses.

Pistol shooting from loading bench
This course is for beginners who have never had a pistol in their hands. In this course, we show you the basic basic knowledge in theory and practice and the proper handling of the weapon. The maximum number of participants is 5 people.

Special: Did you want to shoot with your personal weapon? Please contact us in advance. In this course, it is possible to attend at age of 16 if a parenting person also attend at same course.

Course duration: 3 hours

Course content:

  • Theory Weapons acquisition, storage and transport: What should I know?
  • Weapon and ammunition knowledge
  • 4 safety rules
  • Independent preparation of the weapon at the stalls
  • Basic manipulations (loading, press check, unloading, reloading)
  • Shooting distance (7m and 10m)
  • Weapon disassembly and cleaning

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • The course includes the ammunition. For CHF 30.- a pistol can be rented for the duration of the course.

Pistol Module 1 - Introduction
This course is just right for beginners who have never had a pistol in their hands before, as well as for lateral entrants who want to refresh their knowledge on the subject.
In this course we will teach you the necessary basic knowledge and the safe handling of the pistol.

Duration: 5 hours

Content:

  • Legal requirements (CH)
  • Knowledge of weapons and ammunition
  • 4 Basic safety rules
  • Personal security check (PSK)
  • individual preparation of the weapon
  • Initial positions (Low-Ready, High-Ready)
  • Manipulations (loading, unloading, magazine change, reloading)
  • Shooting from close range (3 to 5m)

Course price:

  • CHF 350.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistol Module 2 - Holster
Participants can pull and fetch the pistol safely from the holster. The manipulations of module 1 are consolidated again so that they can be carried out safely and quickly.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1

Duration: 4 hours

Content:

  • Repetition 4 safety rules
  • 4 sequences of draw pistol
  • Personal security check (PSK)
  • Manipulations (loading, unloading, magazine change, reloading)
  • 4 drawing sequences
  • malfunction drills
  • Shooting from holster incl. manipulations from close distances (3 to 7m)

Course price:

  • CHF 320.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 3 - Confirm
The participants deepen what they have learned from Pistol Modules 1 and 2 by linking the individual manipulations together.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1 & 2

Duration: 4 hours

Content:

  • Repetition 4 Security Principles, Personal Security Control (PSK)
  • Repetition manipulations (loading, unloading, magazine change, reloading, malfunction drills)
  • Deepening and extended automation of procedures

Course price:

  • CHF 320.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 4 - Stance
Participants can shoot from different positions. Manipulations in the different positions are trained.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1, 2 & 3

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition manipulations 
  • Various positions such as kneeling low and high, back, lying on the side
  • Manipulations in different positions

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 5 - Move
Participants can safely execute the complex processes. For example, move, shoot and manipulate with the weapon.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1, 2 & 3

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition manipulations 
  • Shooting and manipulation while moving

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 6 - Speed
Participants can shoot and manipulate various exercises under time pressure.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1, 2 & 3

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition manipulations 
  • Various exercises including manipulation under time pressure shooting

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 7 - Low Light
Participants will be able to safely apply various techniques in the use of tactical flash lights and pistol. Learn to hit their target despite the darkness.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1, 2 & 3

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition 4 Security Principles, Personal Security Control (PSK)
  • Repetition manipulations 
  • Various shooting techniques with tactical application lamp in low light conditions

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 8 - One Hand
Participants learn to operate the weapon safely with one hand under difficult conditions. All manipulations, including malfunction drills, can be performed with the weapon hand and the supporting hand.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1, 2 & 3

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition manipulations 
  • One-handed pulling from holster and shooting
  • One-handed shooting incl. their manipulation and malfunction drills

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 9 - Shootout
Participants will learn to improve their shooting cadence and marksmanship with series of four to six shots. Basic manipulations will be included. Approximately 250 rounds will be shot per participant. If you want to shoot a lot, this is the right place for you!

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1, 2 & 3

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition manipulations 
  • Shooting from four to six shots per round

Course price:

  • CHF 350.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 10 - Multiple Targets
The participants learn to shoot at several targets. The basic manipulations are included.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1, 2 & 3

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition manipulations 
  • Shooting at one to three targets

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 11 - Barricade
Participants will learn various techniques to shoot at barricades. The one and two handed shooting techniques as well as different stands will be included.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1, 2, 3, 4 & 8

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition manipulations 
  • Shooting at the barricade (VTAC and IDPA)
  • Strong Hand and support hand only

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 12 - Concealed Carry
Participants learn techniques to shoot from concealed weapons.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1,2,3 & 5. This course can only be attended with your own pistol and holster (belt, IWB or appendix).

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition 4 Security Principles, Personal Security Control (PSK)
  • Repetition manipulations 
  • Shooting from the concealed way of carrying

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.

Pistole Module 13 - Team
The participants can move in a team of 2 and manipulate and shoot under observance of tactical principles and commands.

Conditions for participation: Pistol Module 1,2,3,4 & 5

Duration: 3 hours

Content:

  • Repetition 4 Security Principles, Personal Security Control (PSK)
  • Repetition manipulations (loading, unloading, magazine change, reloading, malfunction drills)
  • Repetition Stands and Movement
  • Shooting in a team of 2

Course price:

  • CHF 240.-
  • Ammunition is included in the course price. A pistol can be rented for CHF 30 for the duration of the course.