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Tactical Pistol


Duration: 7 hours



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The Tactical Pistol course is an open enrollment class that teaches students skills and concepts similar to those taught to Texas law enforcement academy cadets. 

The class will include instruction and coaching by graduates of a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) firearms instructor course conducted in the days prior to the Tactical Pistol course.  This will provide students in the course individual attention and coaching.

The class has a strong focus on improving student handgun fundamentals, firing at realistic (faster than LTC) speeds at realistic (smaller than LTC) targets, working from a holster.

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Topics Covered

1) Trigger Manipulation at Speed
2) Techniques to Correct / Eliminate Flinching and Pre-Ignition Push
3) Correct Application of Trigger Prep
4) Single Hand Shooting
5) Open and Concealed Carry Draw
6) Increasing Reloading Speed
7) Tempo and Cadence (Quickly, Carefully, Precisely)

The focus will be on improving student skills and correcting common shooting errors.  It is suitable for anyone at the carry permit level, including graduates of the KR Training DPS-1 or higher level course. 

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students will receive a KR Training certificate. This course will count toward elective hours in our Defensive Pistol Skills program, but is not a core course.

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Intermediate, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses

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Documentation Requirements

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

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Centerfire Handgun (Semiauto Pistol), belt holster (outside waistband, inside waistband, strong side or appendix position), a minimum of 3 magazines, magazine carriers for two or more magazines, eye and ear protection, and 350 rounds of ammunition.

Due to range policies, SERPA holsters will not be allowed to be used in this course.