Weaponcraft Wednesday: 8 Week Course
Vance Outdoors Shooting Range and Training Center is proud to announce a new and enhanced, “Weapon Craft Wednesday”. The series now consists of eight classes/events designed to help the individual improve and maintain their tactical pistol skills. Each class/event will be offered on consecutive Wednesdays; 6:00 – 8:00 PM each evening, beginning Wednesday, January 3rd. Each consecutive session builds on the previous in the series. Completing the series will help the individual become a better trained, experience and well-rounded armed civilian, better prepared to defend themselves and their loved ones.
The fee for this class will be on a per session basis, being $25.00 per session, per individual. Range time and targets are included, ammunition must be provided by the student. Average round count per session will be 150-rounds. Each session will be limited to 16-shooters. Although not required, it is highly recommended that the individual completes each session in consecutive order.
- Week One, January 3 – Draw and Presentation:
Smoothness and economy of motion – getting your pistol out of the holster and on target quickly and safely, and then returning it to the holster safely.
- Week Two, January 10 – Diagnostics:
Wyatt Earp is credited with saying” Fast is fine, but accuracy is final.” Our instructors will assist you in enhancing your accuracy. Grip, Trigger Management, Sight Alignment and Sight Picture will be the focus.
- Week Three, January 17 –Reloads:
Is one magazine enough, probably not. Can you conduct smooth and efficient reloads as if your life depends on it?
- Week Four, January 24 – Malfunctions:
Murphy tells us that “Anything that can go wrong, will.” Are you prepared to identify a weapon stoppage, fix it and get back in the fight?
- Week Five, January 31– Single Hand:
Can you effectively engage threats to you and your loved ones with one hand? Learn techniques to enhance your shooting when only one hand is available.
- Week Six, February 7 – Multiple Targets:
FBI statistics tell us most physical assaults involve more than one attacker. Develop and practice techniques to readily identify and address multiple threats.
- Week Seven, February 14 – Movement:
Threats rarely present themselves directly from the front. Can you effectively position yourself to engage those threats? This session introduces movement and how to react when the threat comes from the side or behind you. Understand and apply the fundamentals of how accuracy changes due to distance and movement. Techniques for moving and shooting in a 360-degree environment.
- Week Eight, February 21 – Drills:
This session will be all drills to reinforce the skills learned in the first five sessions. Drills that will measure your performance, balancing speed and accuracy, the ultimate gunfighter achievement.