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DEFENSIVE PISTOL 3

This 16 hours course, taught over 2 days, is designed for shooters from intermediate to advanced skill levels.  Students will spend half the course learning basic medical skills.  These skills will be applied to keep you in the fight and make it through.  The second part of the course will be implementing the medical skills with self aid/buddy aid, while dealing with a deadly force encounter.


Learning Objectives

Safety

Defensive Pistol 1 Qualification

Tactical Mindset

Identify and Recognize the Mechanisms of Injury and Shock

Proper assessment of the Injury and the Appropriate Intervention 

Use of Tourniquets, Pressure Bandages, Wound Packing, Airway Assessments

Shooting Positions

Moving to Cover

Use of Cover V Concealment

Correct Use of Cover

Non-Shooting Hand Weapon Transition

One Handed Magazine Changes

One Hand Malfunction Clearing

Movement

Understanding of Environment

Sustainability

Defensive Pistol 3 Qualifications

Defensive Pistol 1 is a prerequisite for this course.

​Required Items

  • Open mind to learn

  • One semi-automatic handgun

  • 500 rounds of ammunition minimum for your firearm

  • One good quality strong side holster(*No Serpa holsters for this class*)

  • One dual magazine pouch or two single magazine pouches

  • 3 double stack magazines (5 single stack magazines)

  • One sturdy 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)

Defensive Pistol 3: Service
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