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Defensive Handgun

Advanced - Designed for those who carry a concealed weapon

Duration: 4 hours classroom, 4 hours range time



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This class is a continuation of the hangun courses offered by Pacwest Defense. Students will be expected to safely handle their handgun and be familiar with the functionality of their firearm.

As a concealed carry citizen, you need to know how to engage a threat. Defensive Handgun covers topics such as drawing from a holster, cover, concealment, moving while shooting, etc.

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Topics Covered

Holster draw techniques, malfunction clearing, one-handed shooting, moving and shooting, use of cover and conccealment.

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students will become familiar with techniques used in a concealed carry environment. Certificate of completion will be awared upon successful completion of class.

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Documentation Requirements

Student must be a US citizen and legally allowed to posess a firearm. Proof of CHL required. 

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

The instructor requires a copy of your Concealed Carry Weapons permit once you register.

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  • A properly working handgun, chambered in 380 or higher
  • 3 or more magazines
  • A hard-sided holster that does not collapse. (NO Serpa Style holsters)
  • A magazine carrier for two magazines
  • Eye protection
  • Electronic hearing protection
  • Baseball style hat
  • Clothing appropriate for the weather and range (close-toed shoes)