• Defensive Pistol II: September 23rd, 2018
  • Defensive Pistol II: September 23rd, 2018

Defensive Pistol II: September 23rd, 2018

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This is a one day course that will focus on shooting techniques and problem solving when the student is ambushed or taken by surprise at close range. This course blends the use of a pistol with edged weapons, strikes / combative techniques, and other defensive tools. Techniques for maintaining control of and employing a firearm during a struggle will be taught. Ultimately, students will develop their own defensive plan based on their everyday carry and equipment loadout.

Attendance in Defensive Pistol I is not a requirement for this course, but prior training is.

Students should expect to shoot up to 500 rounds during this course. Topics will include:

  • Georgia Law
  • Use of Deadly Force
  • Shooting from Positions of Disadvantage
  • Weapon Retention / Combatives Techniques when attacked from ambush at close distance
  • Use of Edged Weapons
  • One-Handed Malfunction Clearing
  • Effective Use of Cover and Concealment
  • Target Transitions
  • Shooting while Moving
  • 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 training knife (if student possesses one)
  • A concealment garment
  • A strong side belt holster for your firearm*
  • Approximately 500 rounds of 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.