Basic Tactical Pistol

Location: Field Sports Park (utility range), 9580 Malech Rd, San Jose 95138
Time: 0800-1600
Cost: $200.00
Range Fee: $25.00
Contact: Jeff

Course Description

This one day course introduces the student to Defensive Pistol Craft and focuses on weapon deployment from the holster. It is designed to enhance and broaden the skills of individuals already competent in the basic operation of their pistol.

Skills Covered (but not limited to)

Weapon presentation from the holster (concealed and open)
One and two handed shooting
Threats from the side(s) or behind
Shooting on the move
Use of cover and concealment
Shooting from various body positions
Tactical and emergency/combat reloads
Weapon retention shooting positions
Legal aspects surrounding use of deadly force
Color code of awareness and the OODA loop

Required Equipment

Handgun and 3 magazines (rental handguns are available with prior notice)
500 rounds of pistol ammunition
Holster and magazine pouches
Eye and ear protection
Cover garment

Recommended Additional Equipment

Hat or head covering
Knee and elbow pads
Rain gear (we shoot rain or shine)
Note taking materials (pen and paper)
Bag lunch/snack (we do not break from the range for lunch)
Personal water supply


Basic Handgun