MCRP 8-10.3 Pistol Marksmanship M9 (January 2016)
Warrior Skills Level 1
Just as with the rifle, you need to know what the parts are, how they work together, how to take it apart, clean it, put it together, make sure you put it together right, and take corrective action if something goes wrong. We'll go over some carry thoughts, because you may be carrying a pistol at times when a rifle wouldn't be legal nor appropriate.
Then you can start learning how to shoot it properly.
Hour 8: Nomenclature/Function
Hour 9: Disassembly/Cleaning/Re-assembly/Function Check
Hour 10: Loading/Unloading/Immediate Action
Hour 11: Carry/CCW
A couple of perspectives on carry/concealed carry, worth your time to review:
Hour 12: Pistol Marksmanship Basics
He just covered a whoooooole lot of points in about a minute.
(And maybe skipped a couple, too.)
You might want a little bit more time.
Both Eyes Open
Sight Alignment and Sight Picture
Now you've got the basic tools to practice proper handgun use.
Once you practice it (a lot), and apply the lessons to live fire practice, then you'll know what you're doing, and hit what you're shooting at.
We'll pick that up tomorrow.