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This 16 hours course, taught over 2 days, is designed for shooters from intermediate to advanced skill levels.  Students will be introduced to multiple shooting positions, cover v concealment, correct uses of cover, retention shooting and failure to stop drills.

Learning Objectives


Defensive Pistol 1 Qualification

Tactical Mindset

Shooting Positions

Moving to Cover

Use of Cover V Concealment

Correct Use of Cover

Non-Shooting Hand Weapon Transition

One Hand Stoppage Clearing

Movement-Angled, Lateral, Forward

Empty Hand Striking

Retention Shooting

Failure to Stop Drills

Defensive Pistol 2 Qualifications

Defensive Pistol 1 is a prerequisite for this course.


  • Open mind to learn

  • One semi-automatic handgun

  • 750-1000 rounds of ammunition minimum for your firearm

  • One good quality strong side holster(How you plan on carrying your firearm on a daily basis. No Serpa Holsters)

  • One dual magazine pouch or two single magazine pouches

  • 3 double stack magazines (5 single stack magazines)

  • One tactical belt that can hold equipment (Not the belt that holds up your suit pants)

  • Eye and ear protection (electronic ear pro recommended)

  • Baseball hat or any hat with a brim

  • Food and drinks

  • Dress for the weather (we will shoot in the rain or snow)

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