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Defensive Handgun 1

Intermediate - An opportunity to expand your proficiency with your handgun through drills and class time.

Duration: 3 hours classroom and 3+ hours on the range.



Dwayne Morehead

Instructor Bio

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This course is designed to give the student an intermediate knowledge of concealed carry principles and the confidence to carry concealed in public and if ever need to, to deploy their firearm in the defense of themselves or others. Students will shoot and must pass the Oregon DPSST Course of fire.  A VALID STATE ISSUED CCW/CHL OR PROOF OF CERTIFICATION AS A CORRECTIONS OFFICER OR ARMED SECURITY OFFICER IS REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE! May purchase more ammo from Instructor, price varies by caliber, let us know before class start if possible. Price starts at $60 for 200 rounds of 9mm.

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Topics Covered

Positions of carry, draw from holster, draw from concealed holster, target acquisition, shoot/don't shoot scenarios, shooting from different postions. 

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Expectations and Outcomes

Increased knowledge in the deployment of a pistol in a defensive situation, different carry postions and which one works for the student. Student will recieve certificate. 

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Intermediate, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Bring state issued Drivers License or US Passport, state issued CCW/CHL or State issued Corrections Officer or Armed Security Officer license. 

The instructor requires a copy of your Government Issued ID once you register.

The instructor requires a copy of your Concealed Carry Weapons permit once you register.

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Pen/Pencil and notepad, ear and eye protection, handgun and concealed holster used while carrying concealed, at least 200 rounds of ammunition.