DEFENSIVE HANDGUN 1

In this course the student has the opportunity to participate in a number of exercises and drills to build and enhance skill, knowledge and overall ability with a handgun, including

  •  Presentation from the Holster (grip, draw, stance)
  • Re-holstering
  • Reloading Techniques & Methods
  • Stress Management
  • Malfunction / Stoppage Resolution
  • Accuracy & Speed Building
  • Target Acquisition & Engagement
  • Multiple Targets
  • Shooting While Moving, Laterally
  • Cover & Concealment
  • Verbal Challenges
  • Holding at Gunpoint

 

DEFENSIVE HANDGUN 2

Expanding and advancing on the lessons presented in Defensive Handgun 1 the student will have the opportunity to learn and participate in exercises and drills to further sharpen overall knowledge, skill and ability with a handgun.

  • Close Distance Shooting
  • Shove & Shoot
  • Introduction to Point Shooting
  • Shooting from the Ground & Other Positions
  • Team Shooting, Partnered Tactical Exercises
  • Off-Hand & One Hand Shooting
  • Off-Hand & One Hand Malfunction / Stoppage Resolution
  • Turning/Pivoting
  • Shooting on the Move, Diagonally / Combination
  • Non-Stationary Target Engagement
  • Movements,
  • Retreats,
  • Tactical Considerations
  • Night / Low Light,
  • Flashlights, Lasers

 

DEFENSIVE SHOTGUN

Simply put, the shotgun is awesome – especially for home defense.

This course provides the student with the opportunity to learn and practice a number of exercises and drills to build confidence and competence in basic and advanced operation and use of an awesome defensive tool.

This course is about 1 ½ days long; about 4 hours in the classroom and a full day

(8 hours) on the range.

Topics covered include:

  • Operation/Cleaning/Maintenance
  • Proper loading / unloading
  • Patterning / Grouping\
  • Malfunction / Stoppage Resolution
  • Reloading
  • Target Acquisition & Engagement
  • Multiple Targets
  • Verbal Challenges
  • Cover & Concealment
  • Shooting Positions

Each student must supply

A quality pump-action or semi-auto defensive (combat/tactical) shotgun is required for this course.  A 12 gauge is preferred but a 20 gauge will suffice.  Read the owner’s manual for the shotgun and be familiar with the operation and parts of your shotgun before the class.

  • The shotgun MUST have a sling. Some type of extra ammunition carrier/device, either gun or shooter mounted, is recommended.
  • 50 rounds of birdshot shotgun ammo, 200 rounds of buckshot ammo and 20 rounds of shotgun slug ammo for their shotgun.
  • Eye & ear protection and a hat with a bill/brim
  • Comfortable clothing (shorts, sleeveless shirts, bare midriffs,
  • jewelry, unsecured long hair, long fingernails, are strongly discouraged)
  •  Plenty of water / hydration; cooler/ice
  • Dummy or “snap-cap” rounds for your gun

*Absolutely NO red shirts, tops or hats; NO baggy pants/clothing, skirts or dresses; NO open toes shoes*

RECOMMENDED / OPTIONAL GEAR:

Folding chair or seat; light lunch or snacks; sunscreen; bug spray; sunglasses; towel/wipes; hand cleaner/sanitizer; “snap-caps” or dummy rounds for your gun; note taking materials; raincoat or rain gear; gun cleaning/maintenance kit

 

DEFENSIVE RIFLE/CARBINE

The popularity of the Modern Sporting Rifle (arms such as the AR-15 and similar magazine fed, semi-automatic rifles/carbines) has skyrocketed in recent years.  These rifles can be formidable defensive arms in the hands of a trained and competent marksman.   This course provides the student with the chance to learn and use such a rifle with class room training and a variety of exercises and drills designed to challenge the student and greatly increase his/her skill and confidence.

Appropriate optical sights are permitted if you have one on your rifle.  However, a great deal of shooting will be conducted using open/iron sights.

  • This is a 1 ½ day long course, consisting of about 4 hours in the classroom and a full day (8 hours) on the range.    Topics include:
  • Operation/Cleaning/Maintenance
  • Proper loading / unloading
  • Sighting / Zeroing
  • Malfunction / Stoppage Resolution
  • Reloading
  • Target Acquisition & Engagement
  • Multiple Targets
  • Verbal Challenges
  • Cover & Concealment
  • Shooting Positions

Each student must supply:

  • A quality magazine fed semi-automatic rifle/carbine, caliber .223 / 5.56mm or larger (AR-15, Mini-14, etc.).  Read the owner’s manual for the shotgun and be familiar with the operation and parts of your shotgun before the class.
  • The rifle/carbine MUST have a sling.  At least TWO 20 round magazines will be needed.
  • 400 rounds of ammunition
  • IF available, a sight adjustment tool(s) for the sights
  • Eye & ear protection and a hat with a bill/brim
  • Comfortable clothing (shorts, sleeveless shirts, bare midriffs,
  • jewelry, unsecured long hair, long fingernails, are strongly discouraged)
  • Plenty of water / hydration; cooler/ice
  • Dummy or “snap-cap” rounds for your gun

*Absolutely NO red shirts, tops or hats; NO baggy pants/clothing, skirts or dresses; NO open toes shoes*

RECOMMENDED / OPTIONAL GEAR:

Folding chair or seat; light lunch or snacks; sunscreen; bug spray; sunglasses; towel/wipes; hand cleaner/sanitizer; note taking materials; raincoat or rain gear; gun cleaning/maintenance kit

 

LONG RANGE (SCOPED) RIFLE

Details coming soon!