This class will cover safety, manipulations, and shooting fundamentals. In addition it will cover best practices for equipment selection and setup of a red dot equipped pistol. Special emphasis is placed on helping you learn how to reliably find the dot on every draw. You will come out of this class with the understanding of the skills required to shoot a red dot equipped pistol, as well as the knowledge of how best to set up and run a red dot pistol in the future.In addition we will cover:

  • Mindset
  • Factors that legally allow the use of force
  • Firearms safety
  • Desirable features/best equipment choices
  • Loading and manipulations
  • In-depth understanding on how to master the fundamentals
  • The secret to shooting accurately
  • Developing an efficient draw process
  • Shooting from contact distance to extended distance
  • Occluded optic window sighting
  • Dealing with precipitation
  • Common malfunctions and how to clear them
  • Performance improvement plan

Duration: 8 hours Class Start 8:30am

Equipment Requirements: You will need a reliable mid-size pistol equipped with a red dot sight, sturdy belt, holster for your pistol, 3 or more magazines for your pistol, the ability to retain at least two magazines on your person (magazine pouches), 250-300 rounds of reliable ammunition for your pistol (no steel core, bi-metal, armor piercing, or tracer), ballistic rated eye and ear protection (electronic amplified is highly recommended), not mandatory but also highly recommended is a brimmed cap. A lawn chair and note talking material are also recommended.

Attendance Considerations: There are very few pre-requisites for this course. At a minimum to attend you must know and should be able to follow at all times the 4 Cardinal Rules of Firearms safety! An open mind and a willingness to be challenged, to learn, and to improve are desirable. Train hard! We hope to see you on the range.