Course P100 – Technical Pistol is a one-day (8 hour) course of basic handgun instruction that focuses on marksmanship mastery of magazine-fed semi-automatic sidearms. The course is perfectly suited for novice students and seasoned shooters alike. Instruction and drills are very deliberate and methodical to hone-in on the live-fire fundamentals. No matter the level of previous experience, students in the course benefit from drills and practical exercises that push the envelope of what was considered possible before. Shooters of all experience levels will leave the course at the end of the day performing better than they were that same morning.
Students in this course participate in guided instruction, practical exercises, as well as live-fire examinations. Techniques covered include safe employment; proper stance; and well as mastery of sight picture, trigger squeeze, breath control, and trigger reset. As the course progresses, students will develop the ability to perform with the added element of speed. The end-state of the course is a student with the competence and confidence to repeat perfect shot placement at intermediate ranges at increasing rates of speed. At the end of the course, students will shoot more accurately and more quickly than many believe possible.
Novice shooters benefit from guided instruction by seasoned professionals while experienced shooters will benefit equally from the reinforcement of fundamentals and the structured format of live-fire practice drills. Through the duration of its one-day format, the course begins with manipulation and handling drills that progressively add speed, distance, and complexity. The pace of the course is timed for the technical mastery of the carbine by focusing solely on the fundamentals of weapon operation. This course builds the foundation of skill for techniques and tactics that follow in later courses.
All courses offered by Overwatch Services place the highest priority on the learning environment and the satisfaction of every student. To this end, class sizes are limited to allow more individual contact with instructors; so please enroll today to claim one of the limited number of positions on the roster!