Advanced Pistol is one of The Bullet Trap Advanced Handgun Courses. Students who attend Advanced Pistol will learn the practical aspects of deploying and using a concealed carry handgun for personal defense. At the end of the course, students should feel confident that they can safely deploy and use their carry gun if the need should ever arise. The course consists of classroom instruction in concepts related to concealed carry, and practical live-fire range exercises where they will apply the classroom concepts using their own weapons and equipment.
Classroom Instruction (2 Hours) Topics include:
Range Exercises (4-5 Hours) Students will fire Airsoft guns and their own weapons at silhouette targets with highlighted critical shot zones. Exercises include:
Students attending Advanced Pistol must be Bullet Trap Members and possess a valid Illinois Concealed Carry Permit (or attended The Bullet Trap CCW class). Bullet Trap membership MUST be established prior to the day of the class. These requirements imply that the student can safely use a handgun and thoroughly understands and can operate his/her own carry weapon. If the instructor feels that any student does not satisfactorily demonstrate appropriate safety and firearm skills, he will not allow that student to participate in the live-fire range exercises.
Each student is required to bring the following equipment to class: