Handgun III (Adv. Handgun)

About This Course

For competition and tactical shooters looking to expand their skills even further, ACADEMI’s Handgun III course will improve the marksmanship and pistol handling skills of experienced law enforcement, tactical, military pistol shooters, or USPSA, IPSC and IDPA competitors. Students quickly develop advanced handgun manipulation skills so the shooter can more effectively employ their handgun under stress. Whether the goal is practical shooting competition or actual tactical employment, the course focus is on development of advanced handgun shooting skills such as speed shooting, long-range accuracy, draw and engagement, reloads, shooting while moving, low light, use of cover, etc. Most importantly, considerable emphasis is placed on constructive practice and how to evaluate and track your own skill level.

Contact train@constellis.com for information.

$ 450.00 / 2 days San Diego, CA
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
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Next Available Classes
Saturday - Sunday
March 2020
21 - 22
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$ 450.00 / 2 days Upper Marlboro, MD
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
ALL COURSES
REQUIRE APPROVAL
Next Available Classes
Saturday - Sunday
February 2020
8 - 9
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$ 450.00 / 2 days Salem, CT
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
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REQUIRE APPROVAL
Next Available Classes
Course Details
  • Topics
    • Diagnostic evaluations for speed, accuracy and handling
    • Application of the fundamentals of marksmanship
    • Correction of grip, stance and trigger control issues
    • Trigger management and sight management
    • Improving the presentation
    • Improving the reload
    • Use of cover
    • Low Light Shooting
    • Sight and recoil management in rapid fire
    • Movement from position to position
    • One-handed unsupported shooting
    • Stress response
    • Efficient practice and using a training log
  • Gear
    • Handgun
    • Holster (no cross-draw or appendix-carry holsters permitted)
    • Minimum three high-capacity (15+ round) magazines or six low-capacity (7-8 round) magazines
    • Magazine holders
    • Belt
    • Clear wraparound ballistic eye protection
    • Ear protection
    • Firearm cleaning kit
    • Appropriate clothing (NO open toed shoes)
    • Water bottle or other hydration system
    • Knee and Elbow pads strongly recommended
  • Ammunition requirements
  • 1000 rounds. 9mm (9x19) is the minimum service caliber for this course.

  • Skill prerequisites
    • Completion of Handgun II or Tactical Pistol I –or-
    • USPSA “C” or IDPA Sharpshooter Classification or higher –and-
    • Current, valid carry permit –or-
    • Current law enforcement or Active Duty military credentials –or-
    • Completion of a Background Check
  • Lodging
  • Currently there is no on campus lodging at this location. There are many off campus options.

    Gear Rentals

    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.