This advanced course covers the skills and knowledge needed in defensive situations.
LEVEL 1 - ADVANCED PISTOL
This is an intermediate class. Not suitable for beginning shooters.
Prerequisite – participants should be able to demonstrate safe gun handling, weapon system familiarity, and basic marksmanship skills.
Level 1 loadout
Est. 100 rounds reliable pistol ammunition (.22 LR / 9mm / .40 S&W / .45 ACP). Quality, functional semi-automatic pistol – full size or compact pistols only. Belt-mounted, dominant side-holster (OWB or IWB), magazine carrier and 2+ magazines.
Minimum 8 participants needed to run this course.
LEVEL 2 - ADVANCED PISTOL WITH RIFLE
This class raises students to the next level of defensive firearms skills.
Prerequisite – participants should be able to safely demonstrate Level 1-equivalent skills and provide a training history.
Level 2 loadout
All Level 1 PLUS est. 150 rounds reliable rifle ammunition (.223 / 5.56 / 7.62) and single-point sling. Quality, functional semi-automatic rifle, magazine-fed, 16 to 18” barrel. AR-style preferred. 2+ rifle magazines.
Minimum 6 participants needed to run this course.
Required for both levels:
Comfortable and sturdy footwear
Heavy-duty leather or tactical belt (pants must have belt loops)
Tactical or cargo pants (see styles at https://www.511tactical.com/)
Eye protection (wraparound eyewear or non-shattering prescription glasses)
Earmuffs and earplugs
No reloads or steel case ammo