• Defensive Pistol I: May 25th, 2019

Defensive Pistol I: May 25th, 2019

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This one day course focuses on the use of a pistol deployed from concealment. Prior to attending Defensive Handgun I, students should be able to demonstrate safe handling and use of a firearm. Students should already possess their own handgun and a holster. Students should expect to shoot up to 500 rounds in this course. Instructional topics will include:

  • Rules of Safe Gun Handling

  • Georgia Law

  • Use of Deadly Force

  • Concealed Carry Methods

  • Presentation of the Weapon from Concealment

  • Target Engagement

  • Reloading Techniques

  • Malfunction Clearing

  • Shooting While Moving

  • Use of Cover and Concealment

  • Defining Your Personal Reactionary Gap

  • Communicating with Responding Emergency Personnel and Law Enforcement

Students should bring:

  • A pistol (semi-automatic or revolver) in good working order

  • Two or more spare magazines or speed loaders for your firearm and a storage method for them such as a magazine pouch

  • A concealment garment

  • A strong side belt holster for your firearm*

  • Approximately 500 rounds of quality ammunition for your firearm

  • Safety glasses

  • Magnified hearing protection

  • A hat

  • Cleaning supplies and tools for your weapon

Students should expect to shoot up to 500 rounds.

*Shoulder holsters, small of the back holsters, and cross-draw holsters WILL NOT BE ALLOWED on the range without prior approval due to safety concerns.