Pistol 101: Introduction to the Defensive Pistol
*Prerequisites: None. Intended for the new pistol shooter or as a refresher course.
Topics Covered: 4 Weapons safety rules, safety brief and casualty evacuation plan Mission of the pistol Weapons conditions of the pistol Nomenclature of the pistol Fundamentals of pistol marksmanship Firing positions; Standing (isosceles), and kneeling. Presentations and reholstering Loading and unloading practical application Press checks Misfire procedures with practical application Magazine change with practical application Press checks Weapons maintenance: cleaning and lubrication
Courses of Fire and Learning Objectives: Engage target from the standing Engage target from the supported and unsupported kneeling Engage target from the supported and unsupported dual kneeling Engage target from the standing with misfires Close with and engage target Buddy reload drill __________________________________________
*Prerequisite: Pistol 101 or equivalent from another institution with skills test (see Pistol 101).
Topics covered: Teamwork Fire and movement 15 degree rule Lateral and implicit communications And more…
Courses of Fire and Learning Objectives: Close quarter/contact engagements Engage target from cover and concealment Engage target from the flanks Engaging multiple targets Engage targets from the urban prone Multiple fire and movement drills Engage and close with target Strong to support hand transitions And more…
Pistol 303: Dire Situation Pistol
Combat is already a bad situation. Getting injured where only one limb is operational is even worse. Learn to use your pistol with either the strong or support hand only in Pistol 303.
Courses of Fire and Learning Objectives: • Strong to support side engagement • Presentation with support hand • One handed (strong & support) loading and reloading • One handed (strong & support) malfunction drills • And more!
Pistol 404: Close Combat/Pistol
Synopsis: The use of a pistol is close and personal but the use of your fists, elbows, knees and knives is even more so. In Pistol 404 you will learn to get comfortable fighting at close contact distances and execute many variations of empty hand-to-pistol (and back to empty hand) close combat techniques
Courses of Fire and Learning Objectives: • Punches to pistol transitions • Elbow strikes to pistol transitions • Knee strikes to pistol transitions • Break hold to pistol transitions • Knife to pistol transitions • And more!
Gear List for Pistol 404 Class: • Medical tape (recommended). • Mouth piece (recommended).