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Defensive Handgun: Level 2

Advanced - Practical handgun shooting

Duration: 1 day (8 hours) of classroom & range



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There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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This class instructs students on how to best utilize your handgun for self-defense or home defense.  You will learn advanced defensive handgun techniques and the difference between target/precision shooting and defensive shooting.  Students should be prepared to spend a significant amount of the class on the Range.

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Topics Covered

  • Tactical considerations
  • What gear for what purpose
  • Open vs. concealed carry
  • Point shooting techniques
  • Speed fire drills
  • Multiple target engagement
  • Low light shooting techniques
  • What stops the threat
  • Reaction times
  • “Tactical” vs. “Tacti-cool”
  • Fight or flight-mind reaction to threats
  • What happens after the fight
  • Advanced shooting drills

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Expectations and Outcomes

Will build advanced handgun handling skills.  All graduates will receive a certificate of completion.

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Documentation Requirements

Must have completed Defensive Handgun Level 1 or be able to pass a skills assessment demonstrating comparable skills.

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  • Semi-automatic handgun – no revolvers
  • 2 magazines (3 preferably)
  • 400 rounds of ammo
  • A quality non collapsing holster, leather or kydex only.
  • Hearing Protection
  • Eye Protection
  • Water
  • Baseball style hat
  • Long pants with pockets
  • Sturdy belt
  • Closed toe shoes (no flip flops or sandals)
  • Crew neck (T-shirt) or button-up shirt (no low-cut neck lines)