Close Quarter Handgun

Most deadly force encounters using firearms occur within 7 feet and last only 3-5 seconds with an average of 3 shots fired.  Be prepared to defend yourself in these close quarter situations.  Through this course, students will learn the skills necessary to increase their survivability. Upon completion, participants will have a “plan ofaction” in place if and when faced with a deadly threat encounter.

Order Close Quarter Handgun Course

Duration: 1 day / 8 hours


  • Principles of Close Quarters Engagements
  • Point vs. Precision Shooting
  • Bent Elbow Shooting
  • Strike and Shoot Techniques
  • The Contact Shot
  • Dealing with Multiple Threats Up Close


This is an advanced level course. Students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in weapon handling, working from concealment, and single hand shooting techniques.



Estimated round count:  300 rounds

Equipment List:

  • Pistol or revolver in one of the following calibers: .380, 9MM, .357SIG, ,38SPL, .357 Magnum, .40S&W, or .45ACP (no other calibers allowed)
  • 3 magazines or 4 speedloaders/ moon clips/ speed strips minimum
  • Belt mounted, dominant side concealment holster
  • Magazine Pouches
  • Sturdy Belt at least 1.5” wide
  • Concealment jacket or vest (optional)
  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning
  • Casual, comfortable civilian clothing suitable for training in any weather (unless training in duty uniform)
  • Hydration system
  • Sunscreen and bugspray
  • Hat with a brim
  • Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
  • Earmuffs and earplugs

Tuition includes the following:

  • Manual


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