Defensive Handgun Tactics & Techniques

Defensive Handgun Tactics & Techniques

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Defensive Handgun Tactics & Techniques

Defensive Handgun Tactics & Techniques



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What is covered in the course?

If you have a gun in your home, or if you carry a gun for defensive purposes consider this. 

  1. Self-defense shootings don’t happen on a square range.
  2. Your threat won’t be a two-dimensional stationary paper target.
  3. Your threat won’t be standing still.
  4. Your threat will be trying to hurt or kill you (or your family).
  5. Your survivability is based on your knowledge, skills, and judgment! 

If you are using your gun for defensive purposes your training must be dedicated to learning how to fight with your weapon!

What you will be able to do after completing the Defensive Handgun class?

This hands-on scenario based class will teach you to:

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Recognize your threat

Situational awareness, early recognition, body language, etc.

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Find Cover

Use cover and concealment effectively

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Effectively present a weapon from a holster or from concealed position

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Use simple and effective verbal commands to deter your attacker

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Aggressive lateral and tactical movements

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If necessary, make every shot count! Learn to quickly neutralize multiple targets in real life scenarios

What is the length of this Course?

2-hours including about 30 minutes of classroom time and 1.5 hours of hands-on practice.

What is the prerequisite for this course?

There is no prerequisite for this course other than a basic level of comfort around firearms. Prior to taking the class we recommend taking our free online situational awareness and threat recognition mini class.

Who should take this course?

This class will introduce beginners understand defensive handgun tactics and techniques.  This course is specially designed as a low-cost entry level class for those who want to know more about our courses but who can’t commit to the Level 1 through 3 training route.

What to bring?

All training equipment, will be provided for this class including a live fire pistol, and use of our IR Pistol. for use during your self-defense training.  View our Armory. If you have a favorite holster and/or mag pouch that you want to train with feel free to bring it. Please DO NOT bring any firearms or any ammunition to the class.