534933_343088299154978_690889853_nCourse Overview: This is a faster-paced course with the objective of teaching  the students the tools and skills to survive and prevail in a deadly force encounter when armed with a handgun. A student assessment will begin the range portion of the class. Then students will learn and perform  a number of  defensive handgun drills designed to increase time on target and performance.

This is not an entry level course; students are expected to have already mastered basic handgun skills, safety, and the foundation of shooting drills. Students will also perform under a number of scenario based training exercises.


  • The justification and use of force by the private citizen
  • Combative handgun theories/mindset
  • Weapon selection and YOU
  • Combative reloading of the handgun
  • Off range training practices/skill building.
  • Traditional and not traditional shooting platforms.
  • Dynamic shooting live fire training.
  • And more……

Equipment List:

  • Quality Functional Semi-Automatic Pistol
  • 3 magazines minimum, or
  • Modern double action revolver (6 Shooter)
  • 4 loading devices (speed loaders, moon clips or speed strips)
  • Belt mounted, dominant side concealment holster
  • Magazine/ Loading Device Pouch(s)
  • Sturdy Belt at least 1.5” wide
  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning.
  • Clothing suitable for training in any weather. Pants must have belt loops.
  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
  • 50 rounds of ammunition

Class size will be limited to 10 students.
This is a one day, 8 hour class
Course Cost $100
Pre-registration is required, please call 315-453-3660

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