Course Details
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Red Dot Pistol Instructor
09/10/2024 - 09/11/2024
08:30 - 17:00
Atascosa, TX 78002
Region 1
9 of 40 seats taken


The goal for this course is to teach the officer my methodology for learning and teaching the fundamentals of employing the RDS-equipped pistol.

Red Dots on pistols are becoming more popular as options for carry/duty weapons. Part of mastery is training- here it is!

Topics Covered

  • Zeroing your red dot. 10yardzero.25 yard confirmation. Ammo selection.
  • Draw and how to stop fishing for the dot. Why back up irons are necessary?
  • Only use the necessary amount of information required to make an acceptably accurate shot at the speed and distance required.
  • Red dots up close. 5 yards and in.
  • Red dots at distance
  • Speed: Efficiency of draw and presentation.
  • Concealed and Open setups.
  • Speed is the economy of motion.
  • Speed is not useless frenetic movement.
  • Micro Drill training method.
  • Dot tracking: Grip, stance, dot movement, predictability. Stop over confirming the dot!
  • Modes of Practice
  • How to get better on your own. Dry fire for skill building. Live fire for confirmation.
  • Target transitions
  • Shooting on the move
  • Identifying, diagnosing, and fixing common problems with all the aforementioned skills

Equipment needed

  • Slide mounted red dot pistol.
  • The ability to carry 4 mags (1 in gun, 3 in pouches/pockets).
  • Good holster of student's choice. No Serpas. No old leather holsters.
  • 1000 rounds of reliable ammo.
  • Eye pro, Ear pro.
  • Open Mind