2017 Training Schedule

to be determined and/or in accordance with specific requests


Duration:  Two Days on the range

Suggested Donation: $300.00

Location:  Red Dawn Range, Durango CO, or private classes at your location, student minimums apply


Comments from previous classes:

New offering


Prerequisites:  Concealed Carry Weapons Permit (or qualification for same, e.g., certificate of training, military background, law enforcement background), or a school board need for selected teacher/staff training.

Physical Conditioning:  This is an active class.  The student should be prepared for rigorous scenarios, keeping in mind that any training you can undertake adds to the performance-based improvements to your abilities.


This is a two day concealed handgun class aimed at defense against active shooter scenarios. This class will start at the basics of carry and safe operation of the concealed handgun, and progress to self-defense scenarios. We offer classes in our SW Colorado range complex or private classes at your location – see below.


  • Introductions and background
  • Gear Inspection
  • Mindset
  • Tips for concealed carry
  • Stance
  • Drawing handgun from concealment
  • Tactical reload and emergency reload
  • Malfunction Drills
  • Standing, kneeling, prone positions
  • Dominant hand drills(draw, reload and malfunction)
  • Support hand drills(draw, reload and malfunction)
  • Draw from seated position
  • Balloon drills
  • Barricades
  • Scenarios: including airsoft, tueller drill etc.

Equipment list:

  • Service sized handgun (9MM, .40S&W, .357Sig, .45ACP, .38SPL) Revolvers will be allowed provided that they are double action with swing out cylinders with at least a 3″ bbl length.
  • Quality Holster that fits the handgun and is concealable. IWB (inside the waistband) or OWB (outside the waistband).
  • Quality magazine pouches (ability to carry at least two(2) magazines/3 speed loaders on your belt).
  • Magazines:
    • Double stack 6
    • Single stack 10
    • Speed Loaders 8
  • Sturdy belt
  • 800 Rounds
  • Electronic ear pro
  • Eye pro (No eye pro, no shooting)
  • Long pants (cargo style suggested, the pockets may come in handy)
  • No low cut shirts (hot brass catchers-bad)
  • Concealment clothing (no open carry)
  • Closed toe shoes
  • Shooting gloves
  • Season appropriate outer wear (Cold weather/wet weather)
  • Note taking material (Pen and Paper)
  • One (1) balloon
  • Cleaning kit
  • Range bag
  • Water container (Nalgene bottle, canteen, Camel Back etc.)
  • Camp style folding chair (No chairs available for lectures and breaks)

Tactical Applications Classes