Defensive Handgun

1911 Pistol

Defensive Handgun

Course Details

This course takes shooters to the next level in their handling skills.

All instructional classes are taught on a private basis working around your schedule. Group classes will also be available. Call or email the school to schedule your training. 

Learn the skills practiced on the front line by our first responder, law enforcement and military, which has allowed them to safely  to go home to their families.

During the Defensive Handgun course clients will be taught the Defensive Handgun shooting techniques that will improve their chances of surviving a violent confrontation or take competitive shooters to the next level.

At the conclusion of this course students will be able to draw from a holster and accurately place shots in under 1.5 seconds.

This course focuses on proven techniques that will keep both you and your firearms up and running.

Course Curriculum

Marksmanship Fundamentals
Target Analysis
Presentation (Drawing)
Strong Hand and Weak Hand Shooting
Advanced Shooting Positions
Shooting while moving techniques
Response; Left, Right and Rear.
Follow Through and Trigger Reset
Speed Shooting Techniques
Reloading and Malfunction Clearing Techniques
One Hand Reloading and Malfunction Clearing
Trigger Control and Trigger Reset
Stacking Targets
Cover and Concealment
Barricade Shooting Techniques

ladies only 

Course Requirements

Handgun (Semi Automatic)

200 Rounds of factory ammunition

Holster (Shoulder, Thigh, Hip)

Magazine Carrier

Magazines (Minimum of two)


Eye and Hearing Protection

Dress for Colorado's changing weather

Training Location

Quail Run Sports Shooting Range

6852 Quail Run Circle, Kiowa CO. 80117

(303) 646-3868

Class Times

Classes will begin promptly at 9:00 am in the classroom and continue until 5:00 pm

Lunch will be from 12:00 until 1:00 (not provided)

Class Schedule

Courses are scheduled on an individual basis.

Call to schedule a course date. 303-928-0659

New Courses are scheduled often.

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Course Fee


Prior student and members of Quail Run Sports receive a $25.00 discount

 Women with holster