Reflexive Gun-handling Skills
Course # APT1.0310.6 (Pistol program hours 25 thru 32)
Arizona POST Certified Course
(Accredited by the AZ. Peace Officer Standards & Training Board)
California POST Certified Course
(Accredited by the CA. Peace Officer Standards & Training Board)
Michigan MCOLES Approved Course
(Approved by the Michigan Commission on LE Standards)
Endorsed by the following professional organizations:
- Action Target Training Academy
- American Society for Law Enforcement Trainers (ASLET)
Pre-requisite: 3-day Basic Defensive Pistol Course or firearms training course of equivalent level demonstrating at least 24 hours of pistol training, at least 500 rounds of live-fire drills completed and a passing score on a basic or combat handgun qualification course.
Course Description: This 1-day firearms training course focuses on developing combat mindset and aggressive gun-handling skills. The concepts of dominating the weapon, threat, and all visual areas while moving off the line of force will be emphasized throughout the class.
Students will develop reflexive skills that will enable them to quickly and efficiently engage threats while performing multiple complex tasks.
Advanced Pistol 1 is a pre-requisite to attend the following firearms training courses:
The following firearms training topics will be covered:
Firearms training safety rules review.
methodology and concepts.
and combat mindset.
- Developing tactical aptitude.
Review of shooting
action stance and thumbs forward grip.
of shooting the semi-automatic pistol.
from ready pistol.
from the holster.
Moving off the
line of force and lateral displacement.
and area scanning.
weapon, threat and visual areas.
and reloading techniques.
and body armor defeating drills.
Use of the flash
sight picture vs. perfect sight alignment.
- Introduction to tactical speed shooting concepts.
Mastering Sight Gear 3 - Front sight
on steel and paper targets.
Man vs. man
stress course - combined skills evaluation.
Effects of handgun
projectiles on body armor, kinetic energy
transfer and back-face signature.
- Combat handgun qualification course.
Course duration: 1 day (8 hours)
Course tuition: $ 165.00
(Tuition fee includes all range fees and use of loaner firearms)
Course student limit: 16
requirements: Notepad and pen, eye protection, ear protection, baseball type cap, heavy pants belt with 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.
(Body armor is optional unless it is required by your agency during firearms training)
Recommended equipment: Rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent, hydration system and water.
Ammunition requirements: 500 rounds (minimum)
(Ammunition is available
for purchase upon request)
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