Defensive Handgun I – Craig, CO

Date
Date(s) - 05/05/2018

Location
Bears Ears Sportsmans Club

The Defensive Handgun I Course will be held at the Bears Ears Sportsmans Club on County Road 7, just outside Craig, at the base of Cedar Mountain. We’ll start after the morning’s CCW Course, so around 1:30 pm and going until around 6:30 pm.

The DH1 is ideal for anyone of any skill level to learn safe handgun handling and use when fighting for life itself while under the stress inherent in such a fight.

The DH1 consists of learning or improving a natural, neutral fighting stance, proper and safe handling, draw stroke, loading correctly, recoil management, intuitive unsighted and sighted fire, and far more, ultimately creating combat accuracy while building speed and efficiency that works well with what the body does naturally when under fear and high stress.

Our students leave the range with realistic defensive fighting knowledge and skills, as well as having a great time. Get a friend to come along, it will only enhance what you learn!

Needed items:

– A handgun
– reliable holster
– a sturdy belt
– approximately 350 – 450 rounds of ammunition per person (for a semi-automatic), or 250 – 350 rounds of ammunition (for revolvers)
– three (3) magazines per semi-automatic handgun
– eye and ear protection
– any non-alcoholic beverage and food you’d like

If you have questions about using or finding a handgun and the needed accessories, please contact me as soon as possible to arrange help in picking one or ideas for the correct type of handgun best used for a dynamic defensive situation.

If you do not have a handgun but plan on purchasing one before the class, please contact Defenders USA first, if at all possible. We might be able to rent out a handgun or two for those who need to use one. We will be able to help in the selection of a proper defensive handgun that is a quality, efficient defensive handgun versus what is often pushed by the gun-counter sales folks at the vast majority of gun stores, or by the many other low-quality CCW courses, or that is usually recommended by others who do not understand defensive handguns as well as they usually believe.

The students will be doing a lot of moving so comfortable clothing with belt support is needed. Please remember this is an outdoor environment so dress accordingly.

Please be open-minded, especially those who already have been through some training somewhere. This is usually easy for those who’ve had little or no previous handgun training, so no issues there. But, if you’ve had some training somewhere else, please put any ego and former training habits aside enough to come learn. The vast majority of “gun people”, military personnel, and law enforcement who attend this training are almost always surprised in this training, finding it to be above and beyond what they’ve been through so far. And those with former firearms training will often find the techniques they’d previously ingrained are less efficient than what is actually needed. Come as an open book and willing to be challenged and to learn.

Bookings

Registration are closed for this event.

Testimonials
“Here it is, my testimony. It started as thanks to you and (instructor name redacted for privacy purposes)  and other helpers but it turned into a testimony. Please, feel free to change wording, phrasing, whatever you feel like, so it will get my thoughts through better that I could express. English language is not my strong subject plus I have very limited vocabulary, so, help me out a little bit. I am not sure if I can mention (name redacted) in this…. I would like to. You, guys, are simply amazing people. You do your work with such a passion it is incredible. I think you are the most amazing people I met in my life. Having been through such stuff that most of the people cannot even imagine but you held on to your soul, to your heart, to your sanity and not only did not break but became strong example of courage and strength for all of us. It is also incredible how you could understand us – simple, regular people – and how you could teach us on our level. You are the true heroes and thank you very much for your service!

Thank you so much for all the work you did with us for the last three days. It was a truly amazing experience and it really changed the game of life for me (can I say so?). Besides legalities, which are important, no questions, I learnt about responsible handling, carrying and using the gun to defend lives. I not only learnt to shoot in different situations and conditions but I also really got inspired to do everything in my power to get myself fit, strong and smart so I can be “natural” and intuitive in using this deadly force (only) when needed instead of freezing and not being able to move which I know I have tendency to do. And, as you said, that ability comes from understanding – on the core level – the foundation of all aspects that are involved in defending life using a handgun – mental, psychological, emotional preparedness, awareness, etc.
Absolutely wonderful class, extremely professional and responsible trainers. I felt very safe all the time. Considering how much shooting was going on on the range it felt almost unreal how just 2-3 people (professional, experienced in real life situations instructors) could hold stable safety all the time. It is imperative (crucial) for any person who is intended to carry a gun or is going to carry a gun to go through this course. We all (people) will be more safe, more responsible, more aware, and more alive. I want to repeat – if you carry a gun you are responsible to learn how to properly use it. Otherwise you or somebody around you can get seriously hurt if not worse. Negligence is unforgivable in this matter. Negligence kills people. But knowledge and ability to use it goes a long-long way and we all can be much safer as a society. I feel this course has to be a mandatory for anybody carrying a gun.
So, thank you, guys! Thank you, Adam! Thank you! I will be coming back for sure! And I will tell everybody I know, who has a gun, about you.”