Defensive Pistol Skills/Low-Light Techniques Class

We are now proud to present the Defensive Pistol Skills Class for our customers. The course is a continuation of the pistol skills that are learned in the CWP class. This class is typically held from 2pm-10pm in the summer or from noon-8pm in the winter. The class is 8 hours, 4 hours in the classroom and 4 hours on the range. The cost of tuition for the Defensive Pistol Skills Class is $100.


All persons attending the Defensive Pistol Skills Class must have a valid Concealed Weapon Permit.

The class will be all range time and will cover the following skills:

  • basic pistol handling review
  • malfunction drills
  • magazine changes/reloading techniques
  • review of one-handed shooting
  • alternate position shooting (kneeling and prone)
  • shooting around barricades (standing and kneeling)
  • shooting from a seated position
  • low-light pistol/flashlight techniques
  • building clearing

You will need to bring the following items to the class:

  • a defensive pistol NOTE: single-action action, “cowboy-type” pistols and semi-auto target pistols (such as the Ruger MK I, II, III, IV, 22/45, or Browning Buckmark) are not appropriate for this class
  • at least one spare magazine
  • holster
  • 200 rounds of ammunition
  • flashlight (Surefire or Streamlight type tactical flashlights are recommended)
  • long pants
  • knee pads are optional