Defensive Pistol - Level I
Pre-requisite: Students should have some previous shooting experience and must understand the basics of handgun safety.
NOTE: UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED, DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSES WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 9:00AM - 4:00PM AT:
A&A Shooting, 12006 Fenstermaker Rd, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231
We will be training on the BACK PRIVATE PISTOL RANGE. To get there from the clubhouse, follow the road back to the public shooting ranges and turn LEFT at the "T" in the road. Follow the road all the way around the pond to the back field.
This intense, introductory level handgun training course focuses on developing excellent shooting fundamentals and gun-handling skills with the semi-automatic pistol or revolver. It is an ideal follow-up course to our concealed carry training.
Students will learn proper handgun presentation techniques and will work extensively from the holster.
This training course is specifically designed to further prepare students for concealed carry. Our focus is on an aggressive response to a violent criminal and we will teach you how to best use your handgun to fight, and win, a deadly force encounter.
The following firearms training topics will be covered:
- Basic firearms safety
- Fundamentals of shooting
- Mental conditioning and combat mindset
- Threat assessment and area scanning
- Rapid target acquisition and point shooting
- Use of the flash sight picture vs. perfect sight alignment
- Proper handgun draw and presentation
- Moving while shooting - getting off the "X"
- Moving to and shooting from a cover position
- Ammunition management / reloading
- Handgun malfunctions / corrective action
- Engaging threats from the ground
- Dealing with multiple threats
- Extensive holster work
Course duration: 1 day (7 hours)
Course tuition: $125.00
Course student limit: 20
Student requirements: Eye protection, ear protection, belt with strong-side only holster (Kydex or leather) and magazine carrier, defensive-caliber handgun (.38/.357 or above) with at least 2 magazines or speed-loaders. Absolutely no flip-flops or sandals permitted.
Recommended equipment: Hat, rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent and LOTS OF WATER!!!
Ammunition requirements: 400 rounds (minimum) of factory loaded ammunition.
Location: Private Training Range, A&A Shooting, 12006 Fenstermaker Rd, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231