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Saturday
16
JUN

Defensive Handgun I

08:30
16:30
Thunderbird          Firearms Academy
Event organized by Thunderbird Firearms Academy

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***MUST ENROLL FOR THE CLASS IN-STORE TO PARTICIPATE!***
Defensive Handgun I is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to build confidence and proficiency in handgun employment. Balancing speed with precision and proven problem solving techniques, Defensive Handgun I will allow students to test their abilities in this dynamic and intensive course. Defensive Handgun I serves as a prerequisite for Defensive Handgun II.
Topics Include
• Safety
• Fundamentals of marksmanship
• Presentations
• Methods of engagement
• Alternate aim points
• Drawing
• Engaging with speed and precision
• Tactical/admin reload
• Critical communication
• Speed/emergency reload
• Stoppage clearance and problem solving
• Multiple target engagements
• Fighting from retention
• Immediate displacement to a dominant location
• Final drill

Required Equipment
• A handgun chambered for a common defense caliber (.22 is acceptable, but not recommended)
• A quality (non-collapsing) holster
• At least 3 magazines or 4 speed loaders/strips for revolver shooters
• 300-400 rounds
• Eye protection
• Hearing protection

Cost: Free for Training Members, Non-Members pay: $175