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Red Dot Pistol 101

Basic - Leave the Iron Age behind. Proven on the battlefield and in competition, there is no longer any debate that a red dot makes for faster, more accurate shots over iron sights

Duration: 4 hours

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Available Spaces
Register Now July 16 Saturday 1 - 10 Students 12pm-4pm Marcus Zeigler 9 Spaces Left
Register Now September 24 Saturday 1 - 10 Students 12pm-4pm Marcus Zeigler 10 Spaces Left
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Description

This class answers the question of why for the shooter looking to become more proficient in the Practical use of Red Dot Sight (RDS) Pistols and their practical application. This class will bring the new or experienced shooter up to speed on the latest methods of shooting the RDS pistol in the most effective and efficient ways possible. 

SKILL LEVEL: BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE

By the end of this course you will know:

  • Zeroing the Optic
  • Draw and Presentation
  • Acceptable Sight Picture and Tracking the Dot
  • Stereoscopic Vision and Target Focus Shooting
  • Optic Failure and Back-Up Iron Sights
  • Obscured Lens Shooting

 








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Topics Covered

Safety brief/med plan

  • Care and maintenance of the RDS equipped pistol 

  • Mindset and myths of the dot
  • RDS pistol fundamentals and offset

  • Zeroing

  • Finding the dot from the draw

  • Body mechanics

  • Recoil management

  • Multiple targets

  • Support hand/strong hand only employment

  • RDS Specific malfunctions

  • Positional shooting

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Expectations and Outcomes

Student will receive certificate of completion at the end of course

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Types

Basic, Intermediate

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Documentation Requirements

Bring water
snacks/lunch 
lawn chair



CLASS ROOM IS LOCATED ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, IF YOU SEE A DIRT ROAD AND A HOUSE THAT MEANS YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT LOCATION.

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Requirements

A functional and practical RDS handgun

Hearing Protection, electronic is preferred.

Wrap around style eye protection.

Tourniquet

If available, a spare handgun and support gear is also an excellent idea.

A minimum of 300 rounds of pistol ammunition.

When you arrive to the range PLEASE do not remove your gun from your holster/bag until told to do so.

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