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2 Day Tactical Handgun

NOTE: The following course description is effective on 01 January 2018. Offerings of the 2-Day Tactical Handgun taught prior to that date have slightly different content and require a prerequisite of Distinguished Graduate on the 4-Day Defensive Handgun Skills Test.

Front Sight`s 4-Day Defensive Handgun gives you a solid foundation in basic gun handling and marksmanship skills. Now it`s time to add additional shooting skills, tactical skills, and basic night shooting skills in our 2-Day Tactical Handgun course.

Note: This course contains only a modest amount of tactical exercises. The focus of this course is to give you the tools and techniques to win a tactical encounter. This course is intermediate-level training and is required to attend higher-level Front Sight courses such as Advanced Tactical Handgun.

 

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Cost: $1,000.00

Prerequisite Class(s): Attend a 4-Day Defensive Handgun and achieve a Graduate Certificate in 4-Day Defensive Handgun or Handgun Skill Builder.

ALL students must show photo ID at Sign-In, regardless of age!

You never know which fighting skill you will need to defend yourself or a loved one. Our 2-Day Tactical Handgun Course provides you the critical tools and techniques to win a tactical encounter. Since most violent encounters occur in hours of darkness, this course also teaches basic night shooting techniques.

Note: There is a Night Shoot on the evening of Day 1.

 

Activities in the 2-Day Tactical Handgun include:

  • Shooting at very close range (close contact and palm strike step back)
  • Response to threats to the sides
  • Alternative shooting platforms (supported kneeling and rollover prone)
  • Shooting while moving
  • Shooting at distances up to 50 yards
  • One handed shooting with either the firing hand or the support hand
  • Effective use of cover and concealment
  • Engaging threats when “friendlies” are in the line of fire
  • Shooting in low light and dark conditions

 

Firearm, Equipment and Ammo Requirements:

  • The weapon must be fully functional, have all factory-installed safety devices intact, and have no dangerous modifications (such as a “hair” trigger less than 4 pounds (for Double Action (DA) pistols, this refers to the initial trigger press when the pistol is decocked), removed trigger guard, etc.)
  • “Pocket Pistols” are not allowed due to their very small size and difficulty of use.
  • Holsters must be on the belt, correctly fit the weapon, completely cover the trigger guard, remain open when the weapon is removed, not allow the weapon to cover the shooter’s body, and not have a trigger guard retention device (such as the Blackhawk Serpa model and others). NO thigh rigs, cross-draw, etc.
  • A minimum of three magazines and two single or one double magazine pouch is recommended. Magazine pouches worn on the belt on the side opposite the handgun. Speed loader holders worn in front of the holster.
  • Electronic hearing protection is mandatory and is available at the Front Sight Pro Shop or numerous retailers.
  • You will need a handheld flashlight with a tail cap push-button on-off switch for the Night Shoot.
  • Knee pads are recommended, but not required.
  • Go here for Ammunition Requirements

 

Age Requirements:

  1. 16 to 17 years old, welcome to take regular firearms courses alone as long as a parent or guardian is onsite; parent or guardian can be enrolled in a different course or on a different range.
  2. Minimum age is 11 if taking the course with a parent or guardian. The parent or guardian MUST be the one working with the child during the entire course, and be responsible for only ONE child.
  3. Children age 10 and under are not allowed.
  4. Unattended minors are NOT allowed on the property. They must be escorted by a parent or guardian at all times or be enrolled in an appropriate course.


Class Dates:
Available for online registration:
Starting Friday, January 5, 2018
Starting Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Starting Monday, February 19, 2018
Starting Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Starting Friday, June 22, 2018
Starting Tuesday, June 26, 2018



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