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C.O.R.E. Handgun I

Intermediate - This class will introduce you to the tactical application of modern handgun defense.

Duration: 6 hours

$300.00

Fee

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Available Spaces
Register Now December 11 Saturday 1 - 15 Students 9:00 AM TO 4 PM MIKE BIRD 15 Spaces Left
Register Now January 8 Saturday 1 - 15 Students 9:00 AM TO 4 PM MIKE BIRD 15 Spaces Left
Register Now February 5 Saturday 1 - 15 Students 9:00 AM TO 4 PM MIKE BIRD 15 Spaces Left
Register Now March 5 Saturday 1 - 15 Students 9:00 AM TO 4 PM MIKE BIRD 15 Spaces Left
Register Now April 2 Saturday 1 - 15 Students 9:00 AM TO 4 PM MIKE BIRD 15 Spaces Left
Register Now April 30 Saturday 1 - 15 Students 9:00 AM TO 4 PM MIKE BIRD 15 Spaces Left
Register Now May 28 Saturday 1 - 15 Students 9:00 AM TO 4 PM MIKE BIRD 15 Spaces Left
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Description

C.O.R.E. Handgun I introduce you to the tactical application of modern handgun defense. This ambitious course focuses on personal safety, handgun manipulation under stress, various shooting positions, and use of cover. This course is a prerequisite for all other tactical courses.

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Topics Covered

  • Demonstrate Safe Gun Handling
  • Demonstrate proper Range Safety Procedures
  • Adhere to, and Respond to Range Commands
  • Demonstrate proper Pistol Marksmanship
  • Explain and Describe the eight steps in the Operational Cycle of a firearm
  • Identify the various types of Pistol Malfunctions
  • Demonstrate proper Immediate Action
  • Demonstrate Drawing and Re-Holstering Techniques
  • Demonstrate proper Loading and Unloading Techniques
  • Demonstrate proper Scanning and Assessing target threat areas
  • Demonstrate Combat, Tactical, Speed and Administrative Reloads
  • Demonstrate the tactical application for Standing – Kneeling – Squatting – and Prone
  • Demonstrate the tactical use of Hard Cover
  • Demonstrate various Firing Techniques
  • Demonstrate Multiple Target Engagement
  • Demonstrate ability to Target Discriminate
  • Demonstrate long range Accuracy Fire with a pistol
  • Demonstrate tactical prowess during Reality-Based Live Fire Scenario

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Types

Intermediate, Scenario Based Training

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Documentation Requirements

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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Requirements

  • Handgun with a minimum of 3x magazines
  • Pistol sights (iron, tritium or optical) optics MUST be zeroed prior to attending course.
  • Belt type Holster and pistol Magazine Pouches (no cross-draw or small of the back)
  • Belt (must be able to support handgun, holster and equipment)
  • Dump Pouch
  • Eye Protection (both shaded and clear)
  • Ear Protection (electronic type recommended)
  • Range Attire; comfortable and durable
  • Footwear; durable with lateral support (no open toe or sandals)
  • Ball cap
  • Knee and Elbow Pads (optional)
  • Rain Jacket
  • Small First Aid or Blow Out Kit
  • Weapon Cleaning Kit
  • Hand Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellant
  • Note Taking Material
  • Permanent Black Marker (Sharpie)
  • Camera
  • Water / Snacks / Electrolytes (we’ll take an hour lunch break at noon)
  • Outdoor Folding Chair (optional)

AMMUNITION:

  • Pistol: 200-rounds Ball (minimum), no Hollow Points