• Handgun Instructor
  • Duration: 4-Days

Handgun Instructor Course Description

This Handgun Instructor course is specifically designed for Mil, LEO, and Civilians in mind. The goal of this course is to get the shooter more confident with their shooting abilities, equipment, and immerse the into the world of being a teacher. The student will be required to pass the following: an instructor shooting qualification, written test, and a live fire instructor demo with a teach back to the students. depth understanding of the psychological and physiological effects on the human body and working as a more fluid training team.  This course is a fast-paced, hands-on, and has live fire drills forcing the shooter to find the perfect balance of speed and precision. The course will also focus on team tactics, communication, and tactical telepathics. Instructors who qualify will be able to introduce a solid and well rounded handgun course to their unit, officers, and concerned citizens revenant to todays handguns true potential. They will be able to successfully teach their students the skills necessary to conduct life fire demos safely, to answer critical question about the handgun, develop work around for students that process injuries or can not do all techniques. This course will successfully assist the instructor to find the students best way and most efficient choice of movement and technique. This course will also provide a template for training sustainment.  The topics listed below will be covered in depth.

The following will be required to pass the Instructor Course.

  1. A written test 
  2. A live instructor demo and teach back portion
  3. An instructor qualification shooting drill

All the material will be covered in the class to allow the best results for making qualification on all the above.

Cost: Price will be shown in cart.

Subjects Covered

  • Life Safety Brief
  • Proper gear selection and placement
  • Establishing a proper zero for Red Dot guns
  • 7 fundamentals (Accuracy Drills, Axis and Mechanics of Recoil)
  • 3 Core Fundamentals
  • Acceptable Accuracy Drills
  • CCW considerations
  • Balance of Speed and Accuracy
  • Speed reloads / Tactical reloads
  • Instinctive Shooting
  • Malfunctions
  • Movement Drills
  • Improvised shooting positions
  • Weapon Hand / Reaction Hand Malfunctions
  • Weapon Hand / Reaction Hand Shooting Drills
  • Reactive Movement Drills
  • Running Drills
  • Reactive Movement Drills around others

Equipment List

Students provide their own ammo: 1,600 rounds of handgun ammo. 

Hardware – A functional and practical handgun chambered in 9mm, .40 cal, or .45 ACP. If available, a spare weapon system is also an excellent idea.

•A cleaning kit and tools that are compatible with the weapon system(s) in question is also a must.

•Each student should have a minimum of 5 working magazines.

•Note pad, and pen/pencil

•Clothing suited to strenuous activity as well as being seasonally appropriate

•Rain gear / cold weather gear (seasonal)

•Ear pro (electronic preferred) / Eye pro

•Baseball style hat recommended

•Proper belt to support equipment

•A holster and magazine pouch that will retain equipment when moving

•Tools that work on your weapon

•Weapons lube

•Water hydrating device

•Knee and elbow pads (optional)

•Gloves (optional)

•An open mind

•Recommended: Body Armor & Plates

•Recommended: Ballistic Helmet

Dates & Locations

  • Newfoundland, PA October 15 - October 17, 2024

$995. Includes Range Fee.

Important Range Host Info

Hosted by Costa Ludus. Contact customerservice@costaludus.com with any course questions.
Course will be held at Double Eagle 332 RT447 Newfoundland, PA 18445

Times: 7:30AM-4PM. Arrive at house ready to start at 7:30AM first day.

Range fee included in course registration.

Lodging: Please contact the host to reserve lodging at the Lodge on the range property. NEW LINK: updated 4/24/23  https://doubleeagleoutdoors.org/

Lodging Contact For Questions: main@doubleeaglepocono.com

Recommended Airports:

Wilkes-Barre and Allentown Regional Airport
Philadelphia International Airport (Approximately 2 hours from the range.)

Meals: Contact the Chef (below) for more information and pricing.

Chef Info: Chef Kris Stover

PayPal – Kstoverc280@yahoo.com

Email for questions – Chefstove@yahoo.com

Facebook – www.facebook.com/StovetopTastings