IWI Pistol Mechanics Course – 1 Day

Course Description


This course is designed to help a new shooter understand and apply the fundamentals of shooting with a pistol. At the completion of the course, the student will have a solid understanding of core skill sets required to efficiently employ a pistol and manipulate the system. You do not need an IWI weapon to attend. Any quality pistol will be accepted. Your course will be instructed by members of the special operations community and law enforcement.

Free rentals are available. Includes pistol, holster, magazines.

This is not a red dot specific course, but the use of the red dot will be addressed specifically for those that have them.

There will be an IWI discount applied to one weapon purchase directly from the factory upon completion of the course.

*Course will require significant and frequent positional changes from standing to kneeling to prone, some minimal running, and dynamic adjustments.

Core Topics

Some of the many topics covered include:

  • Safety
  • Function of the semi auto pistol
  • Marksmanship
  • Presentations from the holster
  • Ready positions
  • High and low probability shots
  • Presentations from the holster
  • Reloads
  • Malfunctions

*For additional questions contact us directly at info@tacticalfitnessaustin.com and reference the Pistol Course.

Big Salty Shooting Range
5850 West 1740 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104

  • Any Airport area hotels will be 10 minutes from the range.

Firearms Requirements:

  • Quality pistol with 5 magazines, 8 magazines if the pistol is a single stack
    • Quality holster, not nylon and no Serpa holsters. Magazine pouch capable of holding two magazines.

All students will be expected to have good quality pistols and holster systems.

Serpa and Nylon holsters will not be allowed for this training.

Ammunition Requirements:

Gear Requirements:

  • Seasonally Appropriate Clothing
  • Rain Gear
  • Hat
  • Boots/Hiking Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Water Bottle (Suggested)
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Firearms Cleaning Kit

For additional gear suggestions please go to our web store here.

What does the cost of registration cover?

Cost will cover the course only. The student is responsible for costs associated with travel, lodging, meals (unless otherwise indicated), firearms (unless a loaner is requested), ammunition, and personal gear.

Do I need a background check to attend training?

Yes, unless you have a current state issued concealed carry permit.

*If so, then you will need to upload a copy of your permit and driver’s license during registration in lieu of a background check.

I don’t have a concealed carry permit. How do I obtain a background check?

Sentry Link offers a National Criminal Background Check for a fee of $19.95 per report.

Once the report is obtained send the report to info@tacticalfitnessaustin.com  to have it included with your registration packet. You can send the report via the “Share” button.

How do I pay for the course?

During the registration process, you will be asked to enter your payment information or voucher code in order to pay for the course. This payment is required to hold your place in the course due to class limits and the management of student / instructor ratios. Cost covers the course only (unless otherwise indicated). Students are responsible for costs associated with travel, lodging, meals, firearms (unless a loaner is requested), ammunition, and personal gear.

Tactical Fitness Refund/Reschedule Policy:

  • Cancellation of Courses by Tactical Fitness. Tactical Fitness will cancel any Course for which a minimum number of participants do not register, and reserves the right to cancel any Course at any time and for any reason. If Tactical Fitness cancels a Course pursuant to this Section 4.3, it will offer a refund to all registered participants.
  • Cancellations, No-Shows, and Rescheduling –Courses. You may cancel your registration in any Course at least seven (7) days before the start of such Course, and Tactical Fitness will allow you to credit your Course fee toward a future Course, provided such course starts no later than one (1) year after the start date of the original Course. If you cancel your registration in any Course fewer than seven (7) days before the start of such Course, or if you do not show up for a Course, you will not receive a refund and you may not credit your Course fee toward a future Course.
  • Cancellations, No-Shows, and Rescheduling – Private Sessions. You may cancel any Private Session at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance, and Tactical Fitness will allow you to reschedule such Private Session. If you cancel your appointment for a Private Sessionfewer than twenty-four (24) hours in advance, or if you do not show up for your Private Session, you will be deemed to have attended such Private Session for billing purposes.

Additional Questions?

See Course Terms and Conditions

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