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PSC's Pistol Method


Duration: 12 hours



Jay Cunningham

Instructor Bio

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5:30 pm – 9:30 pm Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday

PSC’s Pistol Method (INTERMEDIATE skill level) is a technical course of fire designed to teach and reinforce the fundamentals of practical pistol shooting.

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Topics Covered

We meet Friday evening for discussion of safety protocols and shooting theory. Instructors interact with students utilizing both pistol simulators and live guns. Baseline skill levels are quickly assessed, and any gear issues are sorted out.

Shooting skills are developed and enhanced on Saturday. Material covered includes grip, strong hand only shooting, body alignment, presentation (achieving natural index), aiming, trigger manipulation, two-handed shooting, ammunition management, target transitions, simple malfunction clearance (immediate action), and Method integration.

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Expectations and Outcomes

Instructors explain and demonstrate practice techniques so that students may continue to develop with confidence.

PSC’s Pistol Method challenges across the shooting skills spectrum – students should be of sound body and mind.

Students receive a signed certificate with the instructor's NRA number upon successful course completion.

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Intermediate, Concealed Carry Training

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Documentation Requirements

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  • eye protection
  • hearing protection (electronic preferred)
  • sturdy, stiff belt (min. 1.5" width)
  • Kydex® holster
  • Kydex® magazine carrier
  • semi-auto pistol of at least .380 caliber
  • three spare magazines (min.)
  • 350 rounds of factory FMJ ammo (min.)
  • weapon lubricant
  • tourniquet (C-A-T® or SOF®TT-W)
  • pen and small notepad
  • lunch on Saturday