- This event has passed.
Defensive Pistol with Benjamin DeWalt
July 15 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Howell’s is pleased to host guest instructor Benjamin DeWalt of OnSight Firearms Traning for a one-day Defensive Pistol program! This course is designed to introduce the beginner or intermediate shooter to the art of defensive and tactical pistol shooting, as well as an opportunity for advanced shooters to revisit fundamentals and experience new drills and techniques.Start time is 9:30am. Students are expected to arrive no later than 9:00am for check-in, set up and range safety briefing.
– Range orientation
– Firearms safety
– Warm-up drills
– Ready positions
– Close quarters engagements
– Drawing and re-holstering techniques
– Reloading techniques and malfunction clearance drills
– Search & scan / situational awareness
– Single hand techniques (right and left and transitions)
– Moving and shooting / shooting and moving
– Failure drills
– Presentation & draw techniques
– Turning and shooting– Cover versus concealment
– Seated position shooting
– Close range speed shooting
-Quality functional semi-automatic pistol
-3 magazines minimum (5 recommended)
-Minimum of 500 rounds of brass cased ammunition (no steel cased ammunition)
– 5 rounds of dummy ammunition
-A Sturdy belt w/ a quality pistol holster, designed specifically for the pistol you are carrying. No nylon holsters (Uncle Mike’s), or Blackhawk Serpa-style holsters will be permitted in the class. We Recommend: Raven Concealment, Blackpoint Tactical, G-Code, Stealth Gear USA, Black Center Tactical Holsters.
-Magazine or loading device pouches / magazine carrier, etc.
-Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide
-Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning with good ankle support.
-Clothing suitable for training in any weather – long pants – long sleeve shirt, hoodie or jacket for cold weather.
-Indoor range appropriate attire. Long pants, high collared shirt, closed toe shoes.
-SureFire, Streamlight or similar hand held flashlight.
-Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
-Earmuffs and earplugs
-Knee and Elbow pads (Optional, but highly recommended).
-Notepad and pen/pencil for note taking
-Humble willing to learn attitude – NO EGOS!
-Bag lunch and beverages / refeshments / snacks for the day.
For more information or questions please contact: email@example.com
ADDITIONAL INFO: This course is limited to 14 students only.
COURSE FEE: $125
RANGE FEE: $35 (payable to Howell’s upon check-in)