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Defensive Pistol Course

Intermediate - Designed for students with a basic knowledge of the pistol and designed to enhance your shooting experience.

Duration: 8 hours range time



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The defensive pistol course is designed for those with a basic knowledge of operation and safety of the pistol or revolver.  This course will take you deeper into the use of the pistol in a defensive posture to protect you and your family. Applying real world application in a defensive environment.  Your limits will be pushed in this course to develop a muscle memory for you to react safely and effectively.

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Topics Covered

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Fundamentals of marksmanship

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Pistol Safety and Handling

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Survival Mindset

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Reality Based Training Principles

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Loading and Unloading

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Malfunction Drills

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Proper Use of Cover and Concealment

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Shooting on the move

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Multiple Target Engagement

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Practical Shooting Positions

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Critical Problem Solving during a threat engagement

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Expectations and Outcomes

This course will include a stress-induced evolution to highlight discussions that take place throughout the day.

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Advanced, Intermediate, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training

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Documentation Requirements

Completion of a basic pistol course and provide proof.

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<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Semiautomatic Pistol Chambered in 9mm/40 or 45 caliber or revolver.

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>Sturdy Belt with Strong Side Holster and a Double Magazine Pouch for your firearm.

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>500 rounds of ammunition, 3 magazines (revolver speed loaders) each and Snap Caps (or dummy ammunition) for malfunction drills.

<![if !supportLists]>·        <![endif]>ASNI safety glasses as well as hearing protection.