Tactical Handgun Skills


  • 20 Hours
  • Live-Fire

This two-day advanced course identifies the capabilities and law enforcement applications of the handgun, and develops the gun handling and defensive shooting skills necessary for its proper use. Course highlights include challenging skill-building drills, including low-light live-fire exercises.

Map, Directions, and Time: Provided upon registration of class.

Topics Covered

  • Safe weapon handling
  • Basic elements of shooting
  • Bilateral shooting
  • Malfunction drills
  • Drawing from holster
  • Shooting positions
  • Reloading
  • Multiple targets
  • Moving and shooting
  • Low-light techniques
  • Entry and searching

Equipment Required

  • Duty handgun and 600 rounds of ammunition
  • Clear eye and ear protection
  • Duty flashlight/holster will be provided
  • Body armor if available
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