TACTICAL COVER & POSITIONS
Pistol-II Phase(B) will introduce the important concept of shooting from Cover & Concealment. This challenging 1-day (8 hrs) firearms training course focuses on engaging threats using cover while minimizing self as target. Furthermore, the concept of moving off the line-of-force and moving into cover while engaging a threat will be instructed.
This firearms training course will be presented in two parts: (1) familiarize students on various pistol shooting positions. Students will be given concepts of changing levels, stabilizing the shooting platform and assuming the prone position for maximum stability. (2) students will engage various static targets in a live-fire session while using cover incorporating various shooting positions discussed thus far. Student must be conditioned to engage threats from cover while continuously changing shooting positions and locations of exposure.
This course will enhance the students' ability to immediately look for and take cover upon deadly encounter to attain safety and tactical advantage to increase the chance of survivability. Advanced shooting positions and manipulations of the handgun from various alternative shooting positions are introduced.
Shooting from Positions
Module Time: 0800 hr to 1200 hrs
Aside from shooting from Off-Hand positions, there are various other shooting positions that are essential to be able to shoot from various different objects such as as cover and concealment. Changing the elevation in which to shoot from is a common survival skill all shooters need to understand.
Ammo min 200 rounds
Shooting From Cover & Concealment
Module Schedule:1230 hrs to 1630 hrs
Once a student had successfully completed the POSITION module, they will be allowed to take this half to complete P2B module. Shooting from cover has many small details that need to be sorted out and this is one of the most important module we have in our Intermediate level.
Ammo min 200 rounds
Pistol-II(B) Course Subject
The following technique and concepts will be introduced at a reasonable pace for maximum retention.
Discussion and practical understanding of Principals of personal defense & Combat Shooting
4 Basic Firearms Safety Rules & Safety Brief
Principals of personal defense & Combat Shooting
Mental conditioning and combat mindset
Flash sight picture vs. Perfect sight alignment
Shooting in Pairs & Failure Drills
Single hand shooting & operation
Use of shooting positions: Concepts
Kneeling: Speed, Double, Brace
Prone, Roll Over
Moving into Positions
Understanding body position
Cover & Concealment
Discussion: Cover vs Concealment
Overview: Shooting on the Move
Methodology and importance of using cover
Maintaining proper distance from cover
Using cover during reloading and malfunction clearing
Changing exposure locations and shooting positions while using cover
Combined skill evaluation & qualification
- Semi Auto Pistol (9mm, 40 cal., 45 cal.)
- Ammunition (Students must provide own ammo)
- Sturdy belt
- Magazines (2 or more recommended)
- Magazine pouch (holds to magazines)
- Dummy Rounds (5 minimum)
- Eye protection (Prefer clear with no color)
- Ear protection (both outer and inner protections are recommended)
- Shooting mat, elbow and knee pads (or just go directly on the ground)
- Cap or Hat (highly recommended)
- Appropriate attire for weather & flying hot brass
- Marking Pen (Sharpies)
- Water and snacks (also available on-site for purchase)
- Gun bag/case to store and transport firearms
- Folding Chair for your comfort*
- IFAK (and know how to use it)
**Upon registration, students are provided with a Discount Code courtesy of LA Police Gear for all of their shopping need.
Angeles Shooting Ranges: 12651 Little Tujunga Canyon Rd Lake View Terrace, CA 91342
Range Info and Direction: (818) 918-2364
Class info: (661) 857-7722