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USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1


Duration: 8 hours of eLearning and 8 hours of range



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Defensive Shooting Fundamentals will guide you through the steps you'll need to take to go from just sending rounds downrange to actually training in specific, tested methods of armed self-defense. From stance to grip to physical shooting technique, Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1 will help you hone the edge on your inner warrior expert. You'll get your body working with your gun instead of against it, you'll learn which intuitive skills work best with what your body will naturally do while under stress in a combat situation, and you'll learn to apply this information simply and effectively - regardless of your skill level.  Some other concepts that will be taught are Warrior Expert Theory, Grasp Reflex, Counter Ambush Training, Instinctive Shooting / Intuitive Shooting and diagnosing your misses.

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students will be able to present the firearm from the holster and use point shooting, flash sight picture shooting or markmanship sighted alignment shooting based on cognitive recognition of the threat.  Students will increase their ability to defend themselves by quickly shooting the threat and moving off the line of threat.  

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Advanced, Basic, Intermediate, Specialty Other, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Total cost is $280 which includes $30 for eLearning registration with USCCA at 1-877-577-4800.  Registration is required 2 weeks prior to the Range class date.  eLearning is required to be completed prior to the range day.  

Students will bring their Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Training completion certificate with them to class.

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Students will need 300 rounds of ammunition, a holster, 3 magazines, and a magazine pouch.  Students also need ear and eye protection.