Classes for 2018

Classes are held in Niagara, Erie, Orleans and Genesee Counties.

Pre-registration required.

Private classes and coaching are also available. Call Jim Carr at (716) 778-9431 for information or to schedule your own private class.

Upcoming Classes

May

Class: New York State Pistol Permit
Date: May 3 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Lockport Conservation Club
4112 Lake Ave., Lockport, NY 14094
Hosted by: Johnson's Country Store
Pre-register with: Johnson's Country Store
(716) 434-9411

June

Class: New York State Pistol Permit
Date: June 7 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Lockport Conservation Club
4112 Lake Ave., Lockport, NY 14094
Hosted by: Johnson's Country Store
Pre-register with: Johnson's Country Store
(716) 434-9411

July

Class: New York State Pistol Permit
Date: July 5 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Lockport Conservation Club
4112 Lake Ave., Lockport, NY 14094
Hosted by: Johnson's Country Store
Pre-register with: Johnson's Country Store
(716) 434-9411

 

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NYS Pistol Permit Unrestricted Upgrade 3: “Tactical Handgun Clinic”

Length: 4 Hours

Cost: $125.00

Equipment needed:

  1. Pen
  2. Pocket notebook
  3. Daily concealed carry gear including: Defensive primary handgun with a minimum caliber of .38 Special or 9mm
  4. Two extra magazines or two speed loaders with carrier
  5. Strong side belt mounted holster
  6. 50 rounds of factory loaded training ammunition
  7. Eye protection with side shields
  8. Hearing protection
  9. Billed cap
  10. Covering garment that provides concealment

Note: If you carry a semi-automatic you will require a total of three magazines. Revolvers require two speed loaders or Bianchi “speed strips.”

Class Description:

In this 4 hour class you’ll be trained in basic live-fire defensive handgun skills. This class is formatted so that you may learn the principles and skills of safe and effective defensive handgun deployment using your own equipment.

This class is a principle based training experience where you will learn how and why certain techniques are used. You’ll also learn how to deploy them in a manner that is not rushed.

A four hour block of instruction is used to promote retention of the topics covered and to prevent student fatigue.

A few of the instruction points include:

  • Mindset for defensive shooting
  • Tactical firearm safety
  • Ballistics and bullet construction issues
  • Stopping power theory vs. practice
  • Verbal warnings
  • Proper handgun grip
  • Safe draw-stroke and presentation
  • Drawn handgun retention issues
  • Precision shooting basics
  • Failure drills
  • Speed vs. tactical reloads
  • Scanning for threats