Handgun Level 3



This course is Step 3 of 3 in our foundational handgun series. We strongly recommend Handgun Level 2 or equivalent before you attend Handgun Level 3. The student MUST know and be able to demonstrate how to safely load, fire, and unload a handgun as well as have demonstrated competence in working from a holster and performing reloads.

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

Course Outline ​

  • Presentations and recovery from the holster

  • Sight picture and its relationship to size and distance

  • Trigger control

  • Shot delivery

  • Refining shooting fundamentals

  • Reloading techniques

  • Malfunction clearance procedures

  • Single hand techniques

  • Moving then shooting

  • Target to target transition drills

Equipment List

  • Quality functional semi-automatic pistol ​

  • 3 magazines minimum

  • Optional, loading devices

  • Dominant side, hip-mounted holster or dominant side, belt-mounted holster

  • Magazine pouch(es)

  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning

  • Clothing suitable for training in any weather, pants must have belt loops

  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses

  • Earmuffs and earplugs

Classes starting at 8:30am will run until 5:00pm.

Length: 6 hours

Tuition: $295.00 plus GST

Dates: May 15 through August 31 2020  or to be scheduled with the Academy.

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