Test your capabilities with a mechanics and manipulation intensive course that sharpens your skills. Learn with others in a safe and fun environment that will challenge your technical proficiency and mental discipline. While course topics are flexible and pace is variable to best accommodate a spectrum of skill levels, it is required that you have prior shooting experience. This is not a beginner course.
This advanced course will specifically focus on mechanics to a high level of proficiency.
- One handed mechanics
Challenging courses of fire will expose weaknesses in your shooting skill-set. Technical discussion of shooting topics will reinforce your knowledge base and deepen your understand of marksmanship, mechanics, and movement.
Students will be actively involved in the learning process, testing the techniques they learn through various exercises and assessments. Students will be given methods of self-diagnosis to increase capabilities. Receive one-on-one coaching and performance tracking data to help prioritize areas of improvement for every skill level.
Student Requirements: Must be able to understand and apply firearms safety concepts. Concealed Handgun License or proof of previous experience. Must have at least a basic exposure to the following points of performance
- Drawing from the holster
- Mechanics (reloads, malfunction clearances)
- Moving safely with a gun.
Prerequisites: ( you must take these courses or an equivalent before any Advanced handgun class) Contact us for questions regarding your eligibility to take an advanced course! Prerequisites are in place to ensure safety and a learning environment conducive to growth. You do not have to be an all star shooter, however you should feel confident around a gun and familiar with the class environment. The below classes build the solid base of shooting skills requied.
- Practical handgun desired for personal use (bring a backup gun if you have one)
- Minimum 500 Rounds of ammo (750 recommended)
- Rigid holster that safely retains handgun while moving and maintains shape when empty
- Stiff belt capable of supporting handgun weight
- Spare mags (one in gun, two on body reloads)
- Notebook and pen/marker
- Eye and Ear Protection designed for shooting
- Food and water for a full day outside
- Sunscreen, insect repellent
- Ball cap or hat, sturdy footwear
- Shot timer
- Smartphone for video recording and digital note taking
- Personal first aid/trauma kit
- Firearms safety and range etiquette
- High speed markmanship
- Multiple target engagements
- Performance shooting
- Training methodology
- Shooting styles
Additional topics may include:
- One-handed shooting
- Movement concepts
- Reloading techniques
- Fixing Stoppages
- Drawing from concealment
- Shooting around obstacles
- One handed manipulations
- Shooting from various positions
Be Prepared for:
- Training outside in any weather
- Day length of 7-10 hours
- Moderate physical exertion (standing and kneeling, short quick bursts of movement, light running)
- Self and group evaluation while working around others with a commitment to learning