Advanced Skills Handgun 3-day

About This Course

For competition and tactical shooters looking to expand their skills even further, ACADEMI’s Advanced Skills Handgun improve the marksmanship and pistol handling skills of experienced law enforcement and military pistol shooters, or IPSC/IDPA competitors. Students quickly develop advanced handgun manipulation skills so the shooter can more effectively employ their handgun under stress. Whether the goal is practical shooting competition or actual tactical employment, the course focus is on development of advanced handgun shooting skills such as speed shooting, long-range accuracy, draw and engagement, reloads, shooting while moving, etc. Most importantly, considerable emphasis is placed on constructive practice and how to evaluate and track your own skill level. RCO Ref WO 17363

$ 720.00 / 3 days
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
Next Available Classes
Friday - Sunday
September 2014
5 - 7
Course Details
  • Topics
    • Diagnostic evaluations for speed, accuracy and handling
    • Application of the fundamentals of marksmanship
    • Correction of grip, stance and trigger control issues
    • Trigger management and sight management
    • Improving the presentation
    • Improving the reload
    • Efficient practice and using a training log
    • Tactical/competition use of cover
    • Sight and recoil management in rapid fire
    • Movement from position to position
    • One-handed unsupported shooting
    • Stress response
  • Gear
    • Handgun
    • Holster(no cross-draw or appendix-carry holsters permitted)
    • Minimum three high-capacity (15+ round) magazines or six low-capacity (7-8 round) magazines
    • Magazine holders
    • Belt
    • Clear wraparound ballistic eye protection
    • Ear protection
    • Rain gear
    • Firearm cleaning kit
    • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
    • Water bottle or other hydration system
    • Knee and elbow pads strongly recommended
  • Ammunition requirements
  • 1,800 rounds. 9mm (9x19) is the minimum service caliber for this course.

  • Skill prerequisites
  • Completion of Tactical Pistol I, active law enforcement or military (SOF/SF and SWAT Operators Only), USPSA “C” Classification or higher, IDPA Sharpshooter Classification or higher.

  • Lodging
  • Moyock location has lodging available on campus and off campus.

    A variety of meal options can be purchased directly from our on-site dining facility for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Gear Rentals
    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.