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.
Starting with mindset, the class focuses on the core foundation of
accuracy, acceptable accuracy under dynamic stress, and how to
effectively balance speed and accuracy with proper weapon manipulation.
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
- Fighting Positions
- Off Line of Attack Drill
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
Knee and elbow pads (recommended)
An open mind