Course Offerings:   Handgun:
 

  1. Basic: (2 days) This is an entry level course for handgun owners without prior training from a formal school or organization. This class will build the new shooter from the ground up; upon completion the shooter will understand and be able to apply the basics of marksmanship and safe firearm handling safely.
  2. Topics Covered:

    Proper mindset Safe weapon handling The draw
    Nomenclature Loading/unloading Reloading
    Care and maintenance Basic marksmanship Basic course of fire

  3. Defensive Pistol: (2 days) This course is designed to develop the basic skills needed to properly use the handgun for self defense, safely and effectively. Students will be trained in techniques that are proven to work in the high stress environment of personal defense, proper training saves lives. Every handgun owner is responsible to know how to use their weapon safely and effectively, the lives of you and others may depend on it! Invest in yourself and your loved ones learn how to use your weapon. This is a basic course for those who want to build a solid foundation of shooting ability.
  4. Topics Covered:

    Combat mindset Shooting positions Intro critical shooting
    The handgun Combat marksmanship Threat engagements
    Training focus Draw speed/concealment Target discretion/ID
    Dynamics of engagement Reloading speed Turns
    Gunshot effects Sighted and unsighted fire Cover and concealment
    Weapon handling Close quarter shooting Phase 2 malfunctions

  5. Combative Pistol: (2 days) This course is designed to provide the individual with the information and skills needed for the proper application of the pistol in the combat environment. This is not a basic level course, it will build on the foundation the student has received from structured organizational training or a formal shooting school; Students are expected to have a good working knowledge of weapon handling, training will be fast paced and challenging. Gun fighting is the focus of this class; the techniques used are aggressive and effective. Develop your skills; there will be only one winner in a gun fight.
  6. Topics Covered:

    The mental switch Hostage rescue shooting Reloading
    Engagement speed Threat engagement Battle space management
    Gunshot effects Target discretion/ID Shooting on the move
    Combat marksmanship The draw Proper use of cover
    Weapon handling Sighted and unsighted fire Close quarter shooting
    Time, distance, speed & cover Intro to point shooting Malfunctions
    One hand operation 5 points of performance Training concepts
    Shooting positions Multi target engagements Empty weapon response

  7. Level 1: (1 day) This course is designed to develop the basic skills needed to properly use the handgun safely and effectively. Whether you are looking to use you pistol for sport or defense, it is essential to build a solid foundation upon which to grow. Proper basics are the place to start your development as an effective shooter, don't neglect them.
  8. Topics Covered:

    Safety Loading/Unloading Shooting stance
    Individual mindset Basic marksmanship The draw
    Training concepts Ready positions Reloading
    Gear setup Threat engagement Proofing the weapon
    Phase 1 malfunctions

  9. Level 2: (1 day) This course is designed to provide the individual with the information and skills needed for the proper application of the pistol in the defensive environment. This is not a basic level course; it will build on the foundation the student has received from structured organizational training or a formal shooting school. Students are expected to have a good working knowledge of weapon handling, without this you will struggle to keep up with the pace of the class. Learn the skills needed to defend yourself, prepare to win in the face of adversity.
  10. Topics Covered:

    Combat mindset Shooting positions Intro critical shooting
    Training focus Draw speed Target discretion/ID
    Dynamics of engagements Reloading speed Turns
    Gunshot effects Sighted and unsighted fire Cover and concealment
    Weapon handling Close quarter shooting Phase 2 Malfunctions

  11. Level 3: (2 days) This is an advanced level course; all shooters must possess refined handling skills and be able to apply their weapon at speed. Combat application of the pistol is the primary goal of this training. The student will be pushed to find their limits and understand what is needed to advance their shooting to the next level. The focus of this course is gun fighting, know what you need to win.
  12. Topics Covered:

    The mental switch Target ID process Intro to point shooting
    Engagement speed Multi target engagements Close & empty weapon response
    Combat marksmanship One hand operation Shooting on the move
    Time, distance, speed & cover Hostage rescue shooting Battle space management
    Tactical/Speed Reloading Malfunctions

  13. Combat Point Shooting: (2 days) Point Shooting is the most important skill for winning close range gunfights, most shooters are only trained in sighted fire techniques. Under the stress of mortal combat the ability to focus on the sight is impaired by the fight response. Without the proper training in aiming the weapon with the body and allowing the eyes to continually assess the threat, you are in grave danger of being unable to stop the attacker. Point Shooting is the other half of the complete firearms training of the Police Officer, Solider and armed Citizen. Learn the single most important skill for the use of your firearm in saving your life.
  14. Topics Covered:

    History of Point Shooting Targeting Proper use of cover
    Combat stress reaction The draw Movement
    Combat mindset 5 points of performance Malfunctions
    Dynamics of CQB Shooting positions Alternative force for CQB
    Gunshot effects Threat identification Multiple threats

  15. Hostage Rescue Shooting: (2 days) Learn the proper application of the handgun for hostage rescue operations. Critical shot placement is essential to the success of armed interdiction when hostages are present, this situation is in no way limited to just the tactical team. Any armed person can find themselves in the position where the only solution to save a life is the placement of a single terminal pistol shot, can you take that shot?
  16. Topics Covered:

    Handling skills Target engagement Close quarter shooting
    Shooting positions Target discretion/ID Controlling battle space
    Marksmanship Use of cover Shot placement
    One hand shooting Tactical split Engagement strategies

  17. Pistol Speed: (1 day) This course is designed to take the shooters speed to the next level; this is not a basic level class. Students are expected to have solid shooting skills; this will be a fast paced program. Engagement speed is a vital part of winning a gun fight, the ability to fire fast and effectively can determine who wins and losses. Take the challenge and test yourself, be the fighter you know you can be.
  18. Topics Covered:

    Combat mindset Combat accuracy Draw speed
    Training focus Combat grip Reloading speed
    Trigger control Stance Attack movement
    Trigger speed Multiple targets Combat follow through

  19. Pistol Accuracy: (1 day) This course is designed to train the shooter in precision aimed fire, the ability to place rounds on target at distance. Shooter should be comfortable in using their pistol; this is a refinement course not a basic marksmanship class. The need to hit targets at extended ranges is often overlooked in many training programs; unfortunately, we don't get to pick the engagement distance of our next fight. Test your ability and know where you stand, the time to find out is now, not facing a threat at 25 yards. Students will learn the techniques they need to improve their accuracy and distance shooting skills.
  20. Topics Covered:

    Training focus Grip power Long distance shooting
    Precision marksmanship Shooter development Understanding accuracy
    Trigger control Bulls eye shooting Development strategies

  21. NRA Defensive Pistol: (1 day) This is the NRA sanctioned defensive pistol course, it is only taught by instructors with the NA advanced pistol certification. This course addresses the needs of the concealed carry student; it will provide vital information needed to prepare for a critical engagement. The goal of this course is to develop the knowledge, skills and attitude to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly and with confidence.
  22. Topics Covered:

    Importance of responsible carry Confrontation avoidance Cover & concealment
    NRA safety rules applied to carry Human responses to danger Draw and engage targets
    Basic principles of concealment Flash sight picture Move off line and shoot
    The draw & re-holstering Reload under stress Qualify for the NRA certificate
    Mental awareness Malfunctions Pocket pistols
    Mindset Draw from concealment Ammunition