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Low-light Defensive Pistol


Duration: 1 day



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This 1-day Low-light Defensive Pistol Course covers the essentials of light equipment selection, weapon-mounted or hand-held light sources, and techniques for effective searching and assessing, target identification, and engagement of positively identified threats.

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Topics Covered

Firearms safety

Low-light/night shooting principles

Gear selection/placement

Handheld/weapons mounted light overview

Fundamentals of marksmanship

Weapons handling standards

Target identification

Rapid and multiple target engagement

Speed/combat/tactical reloads

Malfunction drills

Shooting on the move

Multiple and moving target engagements

Handheld flashlight shooting techniques

Weapons-mounted light techniques

Low light/night shooting principles

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Advanced, Intermediate, CCW, Other, Scenario Based Training

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Documentation Requirements

The instructor requires a copy of your CCW permit once you register.

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  • handgun of quality manufacture with holster
  • 350 rounds of pistol ammunition
  • 4 pistol magazines
  • pouch or carry method for spare magazines or speed loaders (you must be able to carry a minimum of 45 rounds of pistol ammunition on your person)
  • 250 plus lumen flashlight (weapon-mounted or hand-held) and spare batteries
  • hearing protection
  • wraparound eye protection – prescription glasses are acceptable
  • jacket, vest or heavy shirt to conceal your pistol and work from a concealed position or open carry position
  • knee pads
  • clothing and footwear suitable for a range
  • range bag or duffel that allows you to bring all gear to the line with you