Level One Tactical Pistol

Schedule  2018

As a new class the prototype is to be tested in February with the first offering to occur in March. 


Suggested Donation:  $200.00 for range maintenance and class fees

Location:  Red Dawn Range, Durango Colorado

Duration:  One Day


This course iis conducted on the range with time spent refreshing your training with your revolver and semi-auto pistols in varying scenarios and drills. Students will aso refresh their familiarity will NRA’s rules for safe gun handling.  Your carry techniques, holsters, firearms choice will be discussed at length. Ammunition, shooting fundamentals, dry-fire training, range rules, one and two handed, standing, kneeling, seated, prone positions, shooting on the move, and continued opportunities for skill development. The student will develop reactionary competence through simulated situations and demanding initiative based drills. Students will receive a course completion certificate.  This course requires about 8 hours on the range including discussion to complete.


Student must have taken a Basic Defensive Handgun Course (CCW) from Wolverine School or other reputable instructor.


Enrollment is upon receipt of the course fee of $200.00 mailed to ET Gwynn, PO Box 3956, Durango, CO 81302.  The check should be made payable to ET Gwynn and received by the Monday prior to the course.  Should you subsequently decide to not participate you will be refunded 20% of the fee.  We also understand that life throws curve balls and your unavoidable conflicts will accomodated to the best of our ability.


  • 400 rounds of ball ammo (same grain bullet weight as your defensive round is recommended)
  • Sturdy belt to carry equipment
  • Shooting side hip mounted holster (right handed?  right hand holster) (uniformity for safety purposes, specific carry options will be discussed and "safed")
  • At least three (3) Magazines or speed loaders (the more the better)
  • Belt pouches for magazines
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection (electronic is best)
  • Ball cap or other billed cap
  • Clothing appropriate for conditions
  • Knee/elbow pads optional 

Firearm and Ammo Requirements:

The weapon must be fully functional, have all factory-installed safety devices intact, and have no dangerous modifications.  We recommend you train with the firearm you will be carrying for self-defense.  Holsters must correctly fit the firearm, completely cove the trigger guard, remain open for reholstering when the firearm is drawn, not allow the firearm to cover the shooter's body, and not have a trigger guard retention device (require finger pressure to activate the release).  Factory ammunition is required, NO reloads. Minimum age is 16.

For any questions contact Tim at etgwynn@gmail.com or call at 970-749-3296.