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Handgun Training Programs

Speed, Accuracy & Proven Techniques

Our pistol programs place a great deal of emphasis on the economy of motion, speed and accuracy, while intertwining stress throughout.

HANDGUN TUNE-UP COURSE

An intensive one-day course that focuses on the basic skills required to become proficient at engaging targets in a fast and effective manner. Students will be exposed to the most up to date techniques and procedures employed by our nation’s finest warriors. The course incorporates classroom lecture, demonstration, and practical application. Range time makes up 90 percent of the total curricula. Our staff consists of true professionals who are extremely personable. No hard-ass “combat-contractors” pretending to be Rambo will be found working for SRT. It's important to remember that there is no such thing as “advanced” shooters... Just shooters who can apply the basic marksmanship principals quickly and effectively. That being said if you never really master the basics in the first place how can you expect to effectively employ them under stress when lives are on the line?

Experienced, expert handgun training instruction is presented on the following subjects: Mind Set | Firearms Safety | Pistol Functions | Pistol Care Basics | Proper Grip | Multiple Targets | Low/No Light Engagements | Follow Through Drills | Marksmanship 101 | Loading, Reloading | Stoppages | Malfunctions | Options for Carry | The Draw | Movement | Firing Positions | Working around vehicles

Handgun Tune-Up Gear list: Eye protection (clear and tinted) | Hearing protection (amplified) | Pistol with 3 magazines | 30 Dummy Rounds | Pistol magazine pouches (to hold 2 mags) | Pistol Holster (no leather) | Handheld flashlight | Cleaning equipment | 500 rounds of pistol ammunition | Means of hydration | Ball cap | Appropriate clothing for the weather | Snacks as required


HANDGUN EMPLOYMENT & TACTICS COURSE

This is not a course for the inexperienced, or folks who are out of shape! SRT’s handgun employment & tactics course is an intensive 2-day crash course that focuses on handgun employment in stressful situations. You will be presented with difficult problems that must be solved with speed and efficiency. The course incorporates classroom lecture, demonstration, and practical application. Range time makes up 90 percent of the total curricula.

Experienced, expert instruction is presented on the following subjects: Malfunctions and Immediate Actions | Cover and Barricades | Firing While Injured | Support Side Draws | Target Discrimination | Quick-Response Firing Techniques | Multiple Target Engagement Techniques | Shooting on the Move | Single-hand Manipulations | Low-Light/No-Light Firing Techniques | Recoil Management | Equipment and Clothing Considerations | Seated Presentation Applications | Ballistics Demonstrations | "Printing" Mitigation Techniques | Others as deemed necessary

Handgun Employment & Tactics Course Gear list: Eye protection (clear and tinted) | Hearing protection (amplified) | Pistol magazine pouches (to hold 4 mags) | Pistol Holster (no leather) | Handheld flashlight | Cleaning equipment | 500 rounds of pistol ammunition | Means of hydration | Dump Pouch | Multitool (Leatherman, Swiss Army Knife) | Snacks as required | Sunblock | Bug spray | Ball cap |Appropriate clothing for the weather | Pistol with 5 magazines

ARMED RESPONSE TO VOLATILE SITUATIONS

This course will force you to think on the move, and make fast & accurate decisions to resolve situations This is an intensive one day course that focuses on the basic skills required to engage targets in a fast and effective manner during rapidly unfolding situations. Students will be exposed to the most up to date techniques and procedures employed by our nation’s finest warriors. The course incorporates classroom lecture, demonstration, and practical application.

Armed Response to Volatile Situations Gear list: Eye protection (clear and tinted) | Hearing protection (amplified) | Pistol with 3+ magazines | Dummy Rounds (15+) | Pistol magazine pouches (to hold 2 mags) | Pistol Holster (no leather) | Handheld flashlight | Cleaning equipment | 500 rounds of pistol ammunition | Means of hydration | Patrol Vehicle | Appropriate clothing for the weather | Snacks as required | 4 Cans of white spray paint

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