1911 Operator’s Course

Introduction: The first part of the day will start off with live-fire drills on the flat range, followed by lunch and then we will move to the combat range for combat drills.

Aim: The student will quickly gain experience, confidence and increase their abilities to deploy a 1911 Handgun.

Topics Covered During Drills Will Include, But are Not Limited To:

  • 4-Point Draw With Attention to Thumb Safety Disengagement and Trigger Prep
  • Trigger Control and Reset
  • Proper Grip
  • Reloads
  • Malfunction Clearances
  • Flash Sight VS. Aimed Fire
  • Shooting While Moving

Ammunition Requirements: 300 rounds of ammunition (not included)

Gear: Pistol, holster, three magazines, magazine holders, belt, wraparound eye protection, ear protection, rain gear, weapons cleaning kit, clothing appropriate for climate and conditions and a water bottle or other hydration system (not included).

Method: Classroom and practical application on the ranges.
Developed By: Elk River Training Facility Training Team
Trainer: Mark Tolleson
Skill Prerequisites: Basic handgun safety course.
Number of attendees: Maximum 6
Duration: 1 day
Course Cost: Members: $150.00 Non-Members: $175.00
Certification: Elk River Certification of Completion

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