1-day Defensive Pistol Skills Course
Course # DPSC.0111.3 (8-hour Course)
Meets Wisconsin Concealed Carry Permit Requirements
Meets Florida Concealed Carry Permit Requirements
Michigan MCOLES Approved Course
(Approved by the Michigan Commission on LE Standards)
Pre-requisite: Students that have successfully completed the 2-day Semi-automatic Pistol Skills Course or Spartan Tactical's 2-day Illinois Concealed Carry Handgun License Certification Course are eligible to attend this course.
Post-Incident Legal Defense Support: Training curriculum materials; lesson plan, course itinerary, syllabus with SPO’s, student performance records, instructor certification credentials and list of supporting reference materials are available for post-incident legal defense depositions and legal defense litigation discovery.
Course Description: This 1-day firearms training course focuses on enhancement of defensive shooting skills and combat gun-handling skills with the semi-automatic pistol.
Students will learn enhanced dry-practice and live-fire techniques that focus on development of combat gun-handling skills in preparation for use of the semi-automatic pistol for home defense, concealed carry and personal defense applications.
This course will also cover the introductory elements of combat mindset, situational awareness, principals of personal defense and the physiological response & reaction of the human body under duress.
Students that successfully pass the timed Defensive Handgun Qualification Course will receive a certified marksmanship rating of Marksman, Sharpshooter or Expert class.
The following firearms training topics will be covered:
Firearms safety review.
Defensive shooting fundamentals review.
Conditioning mental focus and combat mindset.
- Developing tactical aptitude and situational awareness.
Target distance and optical illusions.
Methodology of combat shooting the semi-automatic pistol.
Loading / unloading and press checking.
Multi-tasking while operating the semi-automatic pistol.
Timed presentation from ready pistol.
Timed presentation from the holster.
Threat assessment and area scanning.
Mastering Sight Gear 2 - The Flash Sight Picture.
Roll thru the link - trigger manipulation drills.
Combat marksmanship and target analysis.
Timed ammunition management - Emergency reloads, tactical reloads and speed reloads.
Timed malfunction clearance drills - Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 malfunctions.
Ball & dummy live-fire skill building drills.
Enhanced defensive gun-handling skills.
Combat gun-handling skills development.
Enhanced dry-practice skill building drills.
Enhanced gun-handling diagnostics.
Lawful use of force and laws of personal defense.
Precision concentration drills.
Understanding time elements used in courses of fire
Split-time rhythm drills and controlled multi-shot applications.
Timed Defensive Handgun Qualification Course with certified marksmanship rating.
Course duration: 1 day (8 hours)
Course tuition: $195.00
(Tuition fee includes all range fees and use of loaner firearms)
Course student limit: 12
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) standard 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: 250 rounds (minimum)
(Ammunition is available for purchase upon request)
Pistol Mounted Optic / Red Dot Sight handguns are allowed in this course.
This course will be limited to Personal Defense handguns that are designed to be carried for personal protection. Competition pistols will not be allowed in this course.
Contact us directly if you have any questions about the eligibility of the handgun you would like to use in this course.
Spartan Tactical can provide students with a loaner semi-automatic pistol, magazines and holster for this class upon request.
Loaner handguns available for student use:
- Glock 17 Gen 3 and Gen 4 (9mm)
- Glock 19 Gen 3 and Gen 4 (9mm)
For more information, contact us at (708) 990-4367.
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