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Adaptive Pistol 1 (New - Beginner)
Adaptive Pistol 1 (New - Beginner)

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: $225.00
: $170.00
Savings: $55.00

Product Code: AP1

Class Date*:

Range Fee*:

Gun Rental:
GLOCK 19 (9mm)/AMMO NOT Included [Add $45.00]
GLOCK 44 (22LR)/AMMO Included [Add $125.00]

Pistol Ammo:
9MM 150 Rounds [Add $105.00]

Names of Each Student Participating*:

Number of Students / Qty:  

Adaptive Pistol 1 (Beginner) / 5 hour (Summer) or 6 Hour (Winter)- 1 Day Course

Description - (We only allow 14 students in any given class, to provide everyone the attention they deserve)

Adaptive Pistol 1 is designed to give the beginner shooter the proper handgun fundamentals to survive an encounter. Most Beginner courses focus on sight picture and trigger control. Our thought process is different. We believe you can not teach these fundamentals in a one day course. Our Pistol 1 course focuses on combat shooting and the reality of gun fighting. Starting with mindset, the class focuses on the core foundation of combat shooting, weapon manipulation, acceptable accuracy under dynamic stress.

Subjects Covered

  • MESS Brief
  • Gear selection and placement
  • Nomenclature of a pistol / Science of a gunfight
  • Training vs Reality
  • Preparation, Stance, Grip, Recoil Management, Sight Alignment. Sight Picture and Follow Though
  • Science of a Draw / Scan and Access
  • Administrative Reload, Speed Reload, Tactical Reload
  • Balance of Speed and Accuracy / Fundamentals Drill
  • Malfunctions
  • Fighting Positions
  • Movement Drills
  • Off Line of Attack Drill

Recommended Equipment

Students provide their own gun and ammo: 150 rds Handgun ammo minimum.

Hardware - A functional and practical handgun chambered in 22LR, .380, 9mm, .40 cal, 357 SIG, 5.7, 10MM or .45 ACP. If available, a spare weapon system is also an excellent idea. Each student should have a minimum of 3 working magazines. Single stack guns should have double.

  • Note pad, and pen/pencil
  • Belt (REQUIRED)
  • Clothing suited to strenuous activity as well as being seasonally appropriate
  • Rain gear / cold weather gear (seasonal)
  • Ear pro (electronic preferred) / Eye pro
  • Baseball style hat recommended
  • A holster and magazine pouch that will retain equipment when moving (No shoulder holsters)
  • Tools that work on your weapon
  • Weapons lube
  • Water
  • Knee and elbow pads (recommended)
  • Gloves (optional)
  • An open mind

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 The best! December 17, 2020
Reviewer: Lady Mary Jo Anne Adkins from Tucson, AZ United States  
We purchased this class as a gift to our son for his birthday and it exceeded all of our expectations. This class is a must for anyone who carries.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Great teacher! June 9, 2020
Reviewer: Andrew Peck from Tucson, AZ United States  
Ryan and crew taught me so much in this beginner's pistol class. So much fun!  Take the class and come back for more. I know I did!

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Good class for wide range of shooters November 27, 2017
Reviewer: Heath Lewallen from Tucson, AZ United States  
Just attended the 26 November 2017 class. Techniques are state of the art and updated to include the latest in gunfighting science (and dangit they work).  This class is a great place for more experienced shooters to adapt the latest techniques.  Students with no firearms experience and varying physical ability left in a state I would describe as safe and capable (very impressed with that).  Don't let your mind wander when thinking they are covering stuff just for new shooters.  I've been shooting revolvers since getting a 686 for my 12th birthday, and picked up a trick on revolver tactical reloads.  Overall a very productive class for new shooters, or intermediate shooters looking to update their skillset and proceed to more advanced classes.  Don't let the price fool you- this is top tier training by friendly people who are looking to equip the good guys with skills needed to get them home safe, and make their home safer.

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