DEFENSIVE HANDGUN SKILLS
Caswells Course Curriculum: P400
Defensive Handgun Skills
The Defensive Handgun Skills course is the fourth in the sequence of handgun instruction at Caswells and builds upon the skills found in the Practical Shooting Skills course. The class is 7 to 8 hours one day or broken up over two days, and includes classroom work, hands-on dry-fire practice and live-fire drills.
Instructors: All instructors for this course are required to have NRA Certification and/ or have prior Military, Law Enforcement or competitive shooting backgrounds
Focus areas within this course include:
• Will include all previously learned skills (now incorporating flashlight manipulation)
• Draw stroke can include concealment if you choose
• Advanced reloading & malfunction drills
• Basic shooting with cover/concealment
• Basic low light shooting techniques
1 hour class time, remainder is range time
Students must have the basic skills required to safely load unload and operate their firearm without any assistance and be able to consistently shoot 4” groups at 21ft. Students MUST have all appropriate equipment and gear prior to attending this course. Failure to meet these guidelines will prohibit you from attending the course. All necessary equipment is available for purchase for most firearms. Successful completion of P300
Equipment and supplies required:
Class requires eye and ear protection and at least 500 rounds of ammunition for the handgun you will use
Semi-automatic pistol with three (3) magazines and spare magazine carrier or a revolver with three (3) speed loaders and carrier for speed loaders
A quality strong-side holster that has two points of contact and does not collapse for this course (no shoulder holsters, purse holsters, or appendix carry, these skills can be taught privately and in specialty courses.) See range for details.
Hand held flashlight that uses a momentary switch only, not an on/off switch.
Course tuition is $150.00