MDTS: Practical Pistol Skills 1


*If you are attending Practical Shotgun Skills 1 on the 24th the cost is $350 for both days!

The MDTS Practical Pistol Skills 1 course is designed for individuals who already own or carry a handgun and those who are looking for the next step in training once a handgun license has been secured.

In this course essential handgun skills will be presented and then drilled dry fire and live fire. A solid grounding in safety and the fundamentals of gun-handling and shooting is presented.

Course content will include but is not limited to:


Firearms Safety/Range Safety

Justified Use of Force Overview

MDTS Contact Plan of Action

Fundamentals of Marksmanship

Ready Positions

Preparatory Gun-Handling

Verbal Commands

Proactive Movement

After Action Assessment Concept


One Hand Pistol Operation (Strong & Support Side)

Open & Concealed Carry Presentation

Fundamental Use of Cover & Concealment

Equipment List:

State Pistol License

serviceable pistol

comfortable clothing or duty uniform

400 rounds factory loaded ammunition

minimum of 2 magazines/speedloader & holders

sturdy belt & strong side holster only

eye & ear protection

weather appropriate clothing


note taking materials

cover garment

Optional Equipment:

Note taking materials

lunch for a full days class


***Lunch is limited to 30-40 minutes max and is often a “working” lunch where discussion of specific aspects related to the days class or a module of instruction is presented. Therefore it is highly recommended you bring a bag lunch.

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301 Ryan Street, 54636
23 June , Saturday 09:00

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