Concealed Pistol Fundamentals

Cost:

FREE – $15.00 per person

Duration:

About this experience

This ATS Academy course will help develop the basic skills needed to effectively and safely carry a concealed weapon for use during a self-defense encounter.  The following skills will be taught: 



  • Situational awareness

  • Safety

  • Wardrobe considerations for concealment of a pistol

  • Different types of conceal holsters

    • Inside the waistband (IWB)

    • Appendix

    • Pocket carry



  • Clearing clothing during a draw from holster

  • Stages of drawing a pistol

    • Release retention/upwards move to clear holster

    • Pivot pistol towards target

    • Mate with support hand

    • Firearm presentation to target



  • Pocket carry requires slightly different techniques

    • Hand placement on pistol

    • Holster catch on pocket edge

    • Clearing holster without engaging trigger and presenting firearm to target

      • Quality holster will allow weapon to clear trigger from pocket holstre being disengaged from firearm

      • Pivot pistol towards target

      • Mate with support hand

      • Firearm presentation to target





  • Proficiency check and skills assessment

Your Host

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ATS-Midland is the premier digital firearms training range in the Midwest. Our instructors have extensive experience and have adapted combat proved techniques for civilian self-defense training. We use a combination of digital range and live fire training events to help students improve their marksmanship, handling skills, and use of force decisions.