Advanced Defensive Handgun Course 2:
Rapid Deployment Pistol Operator
Course # ADH2.0323.1 (8-hour Course)
Georgia POST Approved Course
(Approved by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards Council)
Michigan MCOLES Approved Course
(Approved by the Michigan Commission on LE Standards)
Texas TCLEOSE Certified Course
(Accredited by the Texas Commission on LEO Standards))
Endorsed by the following professional organizations:
- Action Target Training Academy
- Indiana SWAT Officer's Association (ISOA)
- International Association of LE Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)
- Georgia Tactical Officer's Association (GTOA)
- Midwest Tactical Officer's Association (MidTOA)
Non-LEO pre-requisite: Our Advanced Defensive Handgun Course 1 or firearms training course of equivalent level.
Law Enforcement Officers that have completed their state certified Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification training meet the pre-requisite handgun training standards for this course.
Course Description: This intense 1-day firearms training course takes the student beyond the realm of defensive applications of the handgun and introduces the student to using the handgun as an offensive weapon.
In most cases, during an active shooter incident, first responders will not have long-guns available to deploy and will take immediate action with the equipment that is available at that time.
This will result in officers deploying their duty handgun as an offensive weapon when they actively seek to locate an assailant to stop his deadly actions.
In a rapid deployment environment, where an assailant or terrorist is actively shooting people, every second counts when officers respond to save lives.
The first officers on scene will not have the luxury of time or negotiations during an event of this nature. Aggressive, decisive action will be necessary to locate, engage and neutralize the threat with the equipment that is available to the officer at that time.
The following firearms training topics will be covered:
Firearms safety and safe gun-handling procedures.
Review principals of personal defense.
Rapid deployment methodology and concepts.
Review mental focus conditioning and combat mindset.
- Enhanced tactical aptitude.
Review of the natural action stance and thumbs forward grip.
Presentation of the pistol from ready pistol.
- Presentation of the pistol from position SUL.
Threat assessment and area scanning.
Dominating the weapon, threat and visual areas.
Movement and hunting at ready pistol.
Engaging threats while advancing.
- Engaging threats while withdrawing.
- Engaging threats during continuous movement.
- Engaging threats from static turns and pivots.
Weapon manipulation during continuous movement.
Engaging multiple threats during continuous movement.
Engaging multiple threats in crowds of non-combatants.
Engaging multiple threats in crowds of non-combatants during continuous movement.
- Engaging multiple threats while negotiating obstacles.
Drugged assailant and body armor defeating drills.
Use of the flash sight picture vs. perfect sight alignment.
- Enhanced tactical speed shooting concepts.
Mastering Sight Gear 3 - Front sight proximity shooting.
Live-fire CQB course engaging in-line threats.
Live-fire CQB course engaging staggered threats.
Timed Combat Handgun Qualification Course with certified marksmanship rating.
Course duration: 1 day (8 hours)
Course tuition: $ 175.00
(Tuition fee includes all range fees and use of loaner firearms)
Course student limit: 16
Student requirements: Notepad and pen, eye protection, ear protection, baseball type cap, heavy-duty leather or nylon pants belt, holster and magazine carriers, personal defense pistol with at least (3) hi-capacity magazines or (5) single stack magazines, handgun cleaning kit and gun oil / CLP.
Recommended equipment: Rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent, hydration system and water. (For outdoor classes only)
Ammunition requirements: 500 rounds (minimum)
(Ammunition is available for purchase upon request)
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