Handgun 301, is a two-day, Citadel Defense course designed for those with a solid grasp on the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship and weapons manipulation. This class assumes a solid foundation and seeks to refine those skills under mental and physical stress.
We expect students in Handgun 301 to be able to hit the ground running. Therefore Handgun 201 or prior pistol training from another reputable instructor is required.
This course focuses on single hand manipulation, surgical accuracy under pressure, various shooting positions and increased mental and physical stress.
Universal & Omnipresent Gun Safety Rules
Combat accuracy and Precision Shooting
Stressful weapons handling
Malfunction clearing techniques
Single hand techniques (weapon hand and support hand)
Shooting from various positions
Close quarters shooting
Team work and communication
Shooting while moving
What To Bring:
An open, teachable mind
A back up gun (if you have one)
100 rounds for your back up gun
Note Taking Gear
Strong Gun Belt
Holster - A HARD SIDED holster is REQUIRED. Leather, Kydex or kydex like plastic is acceptable. No soft sided holsters will be permitted. (Kydex or kydex like material highly recommended. IWB and AIWB permitted.)
Magazine pouches (able to carry two extra magazines on your person)
Seasonally appropriate clothing suited to dynamic activity (no sandals/shorts), all shooting is outdoors
Ear and Eye Protection (electronic ears will make your life easier)
Weapon lube and tools
At least 4 working magazines (the more the better)
Tactical Light (if you have one, if not, no big deal)
Knee pads if desired (time will be spent kneeling)
Prerequisites: Handgun 201 or prior handgun training from a competent instructor.
Physical Fitness Level Required: Standing for long portions of time, considerable movement may be required including running over short distances, dynamic kneeling, sprawling and other vigorous physical action may be required.