Defensive Handgun Level 1 Course

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To request more information about our firearms private trainings give us a call today at (561) 262-7840 or send us an email here.

In Defensive Handgun Level 1 the student will have an understanding of combative mindset, firearm safety, handgun nomenclature, and loading and unloading of the handgun. The student will have the opportunity to shoot at various distances, work through re-load drills, stoppage drills, and movement. At the end of the course the student will shoot a 10 stage standards drill on steel targets.

4-Hour Sessions – Cost includes targets and range fees

Private:
One on One

$300

Small Group Training

$249/per person

Topics To Be Covered:

  • combative mindset
  • firearms safety
  • load / unloading
  • reload drills
  • body shift
  • stoppage drills
  • standards drill

All this in a professional training environment.

Equipment / Ammunition:

  • 500 rounds of ammunition
  • handgun (semi – auto – revolver)
  • minimum of 3 magazines or speed loader / magazine pouch
  • OWB or IWB holster
  • eye and hearing protection
  • sunscreen
  • rain gear
  • ball cap / long sleeve shirt / long pants / belt / closed toe shoes
  • hydration / snacks

RESERVE YOUR TRAINING DATE

A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required in order to reserve your training date. The amount of $100 will be applied to your training fee. If for some reason you cancel, the amount of $100 is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Once your seat in the class is confirmed. Your balance is due in full.

Cancellation Policy / Upon Sign-Up: Payment is non-refundable. If you must cancel, you may apply the cost of the course to any other upcoming class within the calendar year.
*$100 non-refundable deposit.
*Remaining balance of the course cost to be paid prior to your training date.

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Course Location:
Okeechobee Shooting Sport
7055 48th Street NE
Okeechobee, FL 34972

PRIVATE / One on One 4 hr Session: Cost $300 includes targets & range fees




SESSION CANCELLATION: Individual session cancellations are to be made at least 24 hours in advance of the session request, failure to do so will result with the student being charged for the session. 

REFUNDS: In the event that a medical problem or prolonged circumstances prevents completion of the contracted sessions within the time period set forth, the student may take an extended period of time to complete the sessions. Length of extension will be determined upon presentation of medical documents. Upon Sign-Up: Your payment is non-refundable. If you must cancel, you may apply the cost of the course to any other upcoming class within the calendar year.

Meet The Instructor

John Riddle is a Retired Sergeant who served with the West Palm Beach Police Department. During his 28 years of service he has worked as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer and Road Patrol Supervisor. John is certified in the State of Florida to teach Defensive Tactics and Firearms to Law Enforcement officers.

In 1989, John tried out and was selected to become a member of the SWAT Team for the West Palm Beach Police Department where he served for 16 years. He instructed the SWAT Team’s defensive tactics program, firearms and tactical entry. He worked for 13 years on the Entry Team and 3 years as a Sniper Team Leader. In 1996, John was selected as a member of the CAT Team; a street level narcotics unit that performed drug buys, wrote search warrants, conducted prostitution stings and worked tactical patrol duties in high risk areas. John’s teaching career began in the mid 1980’s when he was assigned as a Combat Arms Training Instructor (CATM) in the United States Air Force Marksmanship Unit. During his Air Force career John taught firearm skills to Air Force Security Police, Air Force Base Law Enforcement Personnel, Para Rescue units and Combat Controllers. Click here to view John’s full bio and certifications

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