9:00am to 5:30pm
Dutchess County Pistol Assoc.
47 St Nicholas Rd, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
$150 per person. (please note there is a $75 deposit to reserve your spot – $75 due IN CASH on the day of the class)
This course is designed to introduce the intermediate or advanced shooter to the art of defensive and tactical pistol shooting. Start time is 9:00am. Students are expected to arrive no later than 8:30am for set up and range safety briefing. (Please be on time! Your time is everyone else’s time.)
– Range orientation
– Firearms safety
– Warm-up drills
– Ready positions
– Close quarters engagements
– Drawing and re-holstering techniques
– Reloading techniques and malfunction clearance drills
– Search & scan / situational awareness
– Single hand techniques (right and left and transitions)
– Moving and shooting / shooting and moving
– Failure drills
– Presentation & draw techniques
– Turning and shooting
– Cover versus concealment
– Seated position shooting
– Close range speed shooting
-Quality functional semi-automatic pistol
-5 magazines minimum (please arrive with magazines loaded!)
-Minimum of 600 rounds of brass cased ammunition (no steel cased ammunition)
– 5 rounds of dummy ammunition
-Belt mounted holster / kydex holster (OWB, IWB< AIWB)—PLEASE NO flimsy nylon or cloth holsters. NO BLACKHAWK SERPA, UNCLE MIKE’S, FOBUS, or ALIEN GEAR, holsters.
We do not allow ankle, small of the back, or shoulder holsters.
We recommend: Blackpoint Tactical, Black Center Tactical, Dark Star Gear, C&G Holsters, Raven Concealment, G-Code, or Concealment Express.)
-Magazine or loading device pouches / magazine carrier, etc.
-Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide
-Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning with good ankle support.
-Clothing suitable for training in any weather – long pants – long sleeve shirt, hoodie or jacket for cold weather.
-Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
-Electronic hearing protection preferred.
-Notebook and pen for note taking
-Humble willing to learn attitude
– Lunch, snacks, hydration to last through out the day