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UTM Pistol: Structure Engagement

Intermediate - Working in a movement restricted environment & problem solving

Duration: 16 Hours



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It’s all about you and it’s all yours ! 

Exactly what it sounds like, this course is nothing more than employing sound fighting principles inside a structure. The focus is to enhance the solo practitioners ability to successfully problem solve.  It is simple, but it isn’t easy.  To be clear, this is a learning intensive course, NOT a cookie cutter “Room Clearing” or “Ground Branch Assaulter” course.  All shooter students will run from a concealed carry posture ONLY.  This course incorporates video analysis to give students a first person perspective into their own behaviors, movement, and and chance to articulate the decision making process.

During Training Day 1, students will be briefed on course expectations, principles of technique, psychological aspects to Force on Force, pistol manipulation, target discrimination, and the anatomy of architecture. You will get to work dry flows on a floorpan with & without a pistol for video playback. Students then get to work those techniques in the structure itself to engage targets.

During Training Day 2, students will conduct various Force on Force exercises to validate the skill sets and principles taught.

While this is not a “Tactics” driven class, there will be a heavy critique of techniques shown to increase confidence, knowledge base, and fine tune processing ability.  Even though we are shooting non lethal ammo, there will still be a safety/medical brief.


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Topics Covered

- Exploiting Gaps
- Target Discrimination
- Opening and Closing Space
- Method of Movement in a building
- Force on Force decision making

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Expectations and Outcomes

At the end of the 2 day class, shooter students will have successfully negotiated and validated topics covered through multiple force on force exercises.  Students will have a better undersstanding of negotiating structures whether it be thier own home or a commercial venue.

A certificate of completition is given to students who attend the class for a record of training.

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Intermediate, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge)

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Documentation Requirements

Be sure to download the Registration form & submit it along with any supporting documentation to ensure no delays in the enrollment process.

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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

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2 layers of long sleeve shirts

Clear Eye Pro

NO Live firearms are permitted