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Pistol 101 Summer Session 1:1

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We are excited to announce our Pistol 101 Summer Sessions! Our 4 Day Pistol 101 course has been adapted into 10, 4 hour weekend classes for the convenience of our students. All of the same great training and information delivered in a safe, fun, comfortable setting at a manageable pace.

PISTOL 101 Summer Sessions


Safety, Operation, Intermediate Marksmanship.

Throughout the 10 weeks of this course students learn the fundamentals of firearms safety and operation, listen to lectures, participate in group activities, proactively coach other students, and receive hands on and one-on-one instruction from industry professionals with law enforcement, military and competitive shooting experience.Training is focused on preparing the student for the realities of a lethal encounter in a safe and highly controlled environment. Specific exercises are designed to increase the student’s skill level from cognitive action to an appropriate reflexive response.

Topics covered over the course of all the sessions:

  • Classroom and Range Etiquette
  • The Four Universal Safety Rules
  • Color Code of Mental Awareness, Developing a Combat Mindset
  • Truth and Consequences in a Lethal Encounter
  • Necessary Use of Force
  • Stances: Isosceles and Weaver; Natural Point of Aim
  • Grips: Two Hand, Single Hand and Offhand
  • Presentation from Holster to Retention Ready, to Close Contact, to Target and from Concealment
  • Administrative Loading and Unloading
  • Marksmanship: Balance of Speed vs. Accuracy
  • Malfunction Clearances
  • Threat Assessment:
  • Rules of Engagement based upon Weapon System and Target Availability; Response to Multiple Threats
  • Presentation from Holster while Moving
  • After Action Responses
  • Reloading: Tactical, Emergency and Speed
  • Finishing the fight: The Aftermath, Communication and First Aid

Equipment needed over the duration of the course:

  • 1 Gun
  • 3 Magazines/speedloaders for the gun
  • 1 Holster
  • 1 Magazine Pouch
  • 1 Sturdy Belt
  • A Hat with brim and wrap-around eye and hearing protection
  • 1000-1200 Rounds of ammunition approx.
  • Knee pads and elbow pads optional

Course Dates:

Session 1:1 July 29th 0700-1100 (4hrs)

*First session is $150 to cover administrative and background check fees, all subsequent sessions are $100.*

Session 1:2 08/12/2012

Session 1:3 08/26/2012

Session 1:4 through 1:10 Course dates TBD

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