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Empowering Women Intermediate - Governors Gun Club

Empowering Women Intermediate

Empowering Women Intermediate

30th August 2020 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Governors gun Club Kennesaw
1005 Cobb Place Blvd Kennesaw Ga 30144

This class is the 3RD in a 4-part Training series.  Co-Ed Handgun Fundamentals or Empowering Women Fundamentals AND Skills & Drills Fundamentals are both a prerequisite for this class.  The student must have successfully completed those two classes prior to taking this course.


Empowering Women II is a five-hour course designed as the next step for women to expand their knowledge base in this 4 part series.  This course will begin with a classroom & range review of safety and marksmanship fundamentals.  The class will then move into more advanced knowledge & skills (see below).  The class will end with additional range time, as the students move into advanced skills.


Required Note of Warning:

 Governors Gun Club reserves the right to remove any student from the course for safety concerns or frequent safety infractions. No money will be refunded, and the individual will be refused further training instruction until the successful completion of Handgun Fundamentals and Safety Courses. If the written or performance test are not passed (where applicable), a later date will be scheduled for remedial training so the student can have a chance to continue to progress.


Course Schedule

This is a 6-hour class.  There will be approximately 4 hours of classroom instruction combined with 2 separate range times.  Class will be a review of the fundamentals prior to moving on to new information.  Lunch will be provided.


Topics to Be covered:

  • Brief review of marksmanship skills in classroom & range
  • Options for car carry
  • Cover various accessories: sights, lasers, grips, mounted lights/flashlights, shooting belts
  • Building a comprehensive range bag
  • Facts about eye & ear protection
  • Gun & Magazine holsters (mini holster clinic)
  • Introduction to holster draw
  • Clearing malfunctions (tactical)
  • Advanced range drills


Required Course Materials
  • Students will be required to provide a personal firearm, with three magazines (pistol) or two speed loaders (revolver).
  • 100 – 150 rounds of ammunition.
  • Magazine pouch or Kydex magazine holster.
  • Hearing and eye protection.
  • Minimum of 5 snap caps/ dummy rounds
  • Note: All targets are provided as course material
  • Wear comfortable clothing, closed-toed shoes & no low-cut shirts.


Josette Chmiel

Josette, a native New Yorker, grew up in a very firearm friendly environment from a young age. As an adolescent, Josette grew up in an environment where firearm safety and education was encouraged.

For 10 years, she has been actively involved in our 2A rights.  As a volunteer and current board member of Grass Roots NC, she works the front lines defending our 2A rights.

Josette continues to hone her own firearm skills with various trainers and strong focus on training women in self-empowerment thru self-protection. She has been teaching and writing her own successful curriculum for the past 6 years, including her newly launched 4-part Empowering Women Series.  Josette is very passionate about her students learning the necessary means to protect themselves, covering grounds from less lethal forms of self-defense to embracing new shooters and assisting those interested in stepping out into competitions.

Her current teaching certifications include NRA Basic Pistol, NRA Inside & Outside the Home Protection, Chief Range Safety Officer. She is also qualified to teach the NC Concealed Carry Class.

Jordan Monroe

Jordan Monroe is a 6 year Marine Corps Veteran. As an Infantryman he served one deployment to Afghanistan, one deployment to Japan and another deployment on ship. He enjoys shooting all types of guns including handguns and rifles. He is a 4 times rifle expert qualification in the USMC and 1 time sharpshooter in pistol qualification. He enjoys teaching handgun and rifle fundamentals to newer and less experienced shooters.


By registering for this class, you are acknowledging that you are at least 18 years old and not legally prohibited from operating, possessing, transferring, or owning a firearm in the State of Georgia, as regulated by federal, state, and local laws. False notification or misrepresentation to legally possess firearms in the State of Georgia will result in student’s immediate removal from class and forfeiture of all course fees. By registering for this class, you are also hereby expressly assuming the risk of taking part in the course for instruction in firearms, and taking part in the activities, which include, but are not limited to, instruction in the use of firearms, the discharge of firearms, and the firing of live ammunition.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
All sales are final and no refunds are offered for any cancellations or missed classes. However, if you cancel at least 48 hours before the class, your registration and course fee can be used for the same course within 60 days. Policy subject to change without notice.If a participant neglects to show and inform instructor, they are subject to no rescheduling period. Rescheduling period for customers will be 60 days from your original class date. If you do not reschedule your class within 60 Days, you forfeit total class payment with no refund option.If you have any questions regarding this policy, contact us by clicking here.


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