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Sat, Jun 15


PCA LLC Private Range

Practical Defensive Pistol - CQB Wounded Defender

This is an intermediate to advanced skills course and a great next step after completing our Practical Defensive Pistol 1 course. Expect skill development in the areas of pistol manipulation, close range engagement, malfunction clearance, and critical decision making.

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Practical Defensive Pistol - CQB Wounded Defender
Practical Defensive Pistol - CQB Wounded Defender

Time & Location

Jun 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT

PCA LLC Private Range, 6252 New Carlisle Pike, Springfield, OH 45504, USA

About the Event

This is a developmental skills course focused on the practical use of the defensive pistol at close range and under adverse conditions such as being injured.  It focuses on close range engagement techniques, single handed deployment, operation, reloading, and malfunction clearances.    It is a great course to continue your training progression and will provide an opportunity to learn new skills while improving upon your existing skill set.  The material will be presented in a crawl, walk, run manner and in an easy to understand building block approach.

PRE-REQUISITES: Successful completion of our Practical Defensive Pistol 1 block of instruction or a waiver of this requirement after a review of your prior training and experience is required.  If you sign up and we determine prior to the start of class that you don't qualify we will issue a full refund.

Points of Instruction (POI) Include:

  • Survive the fight mindset discussion
  • Close range threat engagement techniques & considerations
  • Proper one handed firearm manipulation while injured or partially incapacitated
  • Drawing from the open and concealed holster while partially incapacitated
  • Deployment of the handgun from ready and carry positions
  • Reloading the pistol one handed or while partially incapacitated
  • Immediate and Remedial Action for malfunction clearance while partially incapacitated
  • Practical marksmanship from alternative firing positions
  • Critical decision making in the context of a practical firearm application
  • Specific developmental focus dependant upon the student's current skill level
  • Practical movement in the context of a defensive firearm application (time permitting)
  • Practical deployment of a tourniquet (TQ) while partially incapacitated (time permitting)

Equipment Required:

  • Watch this video on TQ application before class: Video Link
  • Modern defensive pistol or revolver with OWB, IWB, or AIWB holster required
  • 3-5 magazines / 2-4 revolver speed loaders and a belt pouch to carry 2 speed reloads
  • Factory produced training ammunition matching your firearm's caliber (est. 250+ rounds - bring 300)
  • Cover garmet for concealed pistol practice (we may shoot open, concealed, or both)
  • Eye protection (safety glasses or polycarbonate lenses in perscription eyeware)
  • Ear protection (electronic shooting ear muffs highly suggested)
  • Knee pads recommended for positional shooting work
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing suitable for outdoor activities (no low scooped neck shirts or tops)
  • Closed toe shoes or boots suitable for outdoor activities
  • A baseball style cap or visor to help protect your face
  • Water, sports drinks, & snacks to maintain yourself during moderate physical activity for the training day
  • Please note that the range facility does not have running water or improved facilities


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