2-day Semi-automatic Pistol Skills Course
Course # SPSC.0102.2 (16-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)
Course Description: This firearms training course consists of the first 2 days of our 3-day Defensive Handgun Certification Course for students that can not attend all 3 days in one training session.
Students have the option to complete this 2-day course, then come back on a later date to complete Day 3 - the 1-day Defensive Pistol Skills Course.
This course provides a formal, structured training format for shooters seeking to learn formal training and proper operation and use of the semi-automatic pistol for personal defense applications.
This is an excellent course for students that have already completed a Concealed Carry Course or Basic Handgun Course as well as for new students that are interested in starting their defensive handgun training.
This program can also be used for training to transition revolver shooters from the revolver to the semi-automatic pistol.
This firearms training course provides students with formal information and training on firearms safety, nomenclature, operation, defensive gun-handling skills and use of force laws covering self-defense & personal defense applications.
Student's will develop skill-sets through hands-on dry-practice techniques, live-fire drills, fundamental diagnostics and structured training sessions that will prepare students for defensive application of the semi-automatic pistol.
Students will be required to pass the Semi-automatic Pistol Skills - Standard Drill Test at the end of Day 2 to meet the certification standards for this program.
Students must successfully complete this course and pass the Standard Drill Test to be eligible to attend the 1-Day Defensive Pistol Skills Course.
The following firearms training topics will be covered:
Firearms safety and safe gun-handling procedures.
Nomenclature of the semi-automatic pistol.
Preventive maintenance inspection of perishable parts.
Function testing passive safeties and magazines.
Fundamental diagnostics of defensive shooting.
The natural action stance and thumbs forward grip.
- Mastering Sight Gear 1 - perfect sight alignment.
- Defensive marksmanship and target analysis.
Defensive gun-handling skills.
- Perfecting presentation from high ready pistol
Perfecting presentation from the holster.
Thumb check and proper indexing during re-holstering.
Loading / unloading and press checking.
Ammunition management - Emergency reloads, tactical reloads and speed reloads.
Malfunction clearance drills - Class 1 and Class 2.
Methodology of shooting the semi-automatic pistol.
- Developing a dry-practice program and dry-practice skill building drills.
- Fundamental diagnostics and self-correcting fundamental errors.
Review of proper cleaning, maintenance and lubrication.
Awareness of exposure to toxic metals and solvents.
- Lawful use of force, firearm transport laws and firearm storage.
Standard drill test and evaluation.
Course fee includes custom laminated Spartan dry-practice target and laminated dry-practice rules handout.
Course duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Course tuition: $ 350.00
(Tuition fee includes all range fees and use of loaner firearms)
Course student limit: 12
Student requirements: Note pad & pen, eye protection, ear protection, baseball type cap, heavy-duty leather or nylon pants belt, holster and magazine carriers, personal defense handgun 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: 200 rounds (minimum)
(Ammunition is available for purchase upon request.)
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)
- Glock 48 (9mm)
For more information, contact us at (708) 990-4367.
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