Pistol 1

Pistol 1



Pistol 1 is the next evoulution in our progressive shooting program. We start with establishment of the proper mindset, and quickly progresses into performance and scenario based shooting. Shooting on the move, problem solving, strong side and support side shooting and much more.

August 15th

Culpepper VA

20 Student Class (Open Enrollment)

6 Hour Class

Range Fee Included


NOTE: We are in the process of building out our partner network, so for now when students with prior training look into training with us we will start them where ever their highest certification places them in our curriculum. If there aren't any available corresponding certifications we will start them at our foundational classes.

  • Topics Covered


    • Safety rules

    • Performance on demand

    • Foundational Pistol Reinforcement

    •  EDC Gear and accessory’s discussion and setup

    • Weapon manipulation

    • Task vs Priority 

    • Recoil Management

    • Malfunction remediation 

    • Efficiency of movement

    • Reloading

    • Intro to positional shooting

    • Performance based shooting

    • Outcome based shooting

    • Defensive shooting drills

    • Terminal Ballistics 

    • Managing speed vs accuracy

    • Environmental management considerations

  • Minimum Gear Requirements


    • Common Sense/Open Mind

    • EDC Pistol

    • 1 Magazine Holder or NEO Mag

    • IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit) 

    • 300 rounds of ammunition (minimum). No Steel Core 

    • Quality belt with Strong-side or Appendix holster 

    • 3-5 magazines of 10 round capacity (minimum) 

    • Knee pads (optional, but recommended) 

    • Clear eye protection, hearing protection (electronic recommended), and baseball cap

    • Food, water, snacks and appropriate clothing

    • Weapons cleaning kit

    • Rain gear

  • Not Allowed

    *Serpa holsters or similar holsters that use the trigger finger to deactivate a retention device are NOT allowed*