This seems to be the season for threads on teaching beginners. We've had several. This is a post
I entered in one thread describing how a group I'm with puts on a Basic Handgun class.
"It is long been a principle of ours that one is no more armed because he has possession of a firearm than he is a musician because he owns a piano. There is no point in having a gun if you are not capable of using it skillfully." -- Jeff Cooper