IWI Basic Pistol Course

Description

DETAILS

This is an introduction to the fundamentals and deployment of the pistol for defensive purposes.

Students will have an opportunity to shoot IWI US firearms at the end of the course and receive discounts on an IWI firearm and discounts at the webstore.

*This course requires a degree of physical exertion.  Light running, standing, and kneeling are part of the training curriculum.

Core Topics

Some of the many topics covered include:

  • Equipment selection

  • Marksmanship and shooting mechanics

  • Recoil Management in multiple round engagements

  • Presentations from the holster

  • Multiple targets/ high and low probability

  • Reloads and malfunctions

  • Carry methods for movement

  • Kneeling positions

  • Use of cover

*For additional questions contact us directly at training@iwi.us or 717-695-2081 and reference the Pistol Basics Course.

Lodging: the range is located near the Austin Airport – any area hotel will be no more than 10 minutes away.

Click the map to find nearby lodging.

 

Firearms Requirements:

Free IWI Masada rentals available; they include pistol, magazines and holster. Please indicate at registration if you are a right or left handed if you need a rental.


Ammunition Requirements:


Materials for class:

  • Semi-auto center fire pistol

  • 3 magazines (6 + magazines if single stack firearm, Glock 43, M&P shield, ETC)

  • Concealed holster or OWB holster – AIWB Kydex recommended – MUST ATTACH DIRECTLY TO YOUR BELT – no sticky, pocket holsters, leather, or surpa type holsters

  • Magazine pouches

  • Closed toed shoes/boots, pants, belt, and t shirt (we recommend wearing clothing you do not mind getting dirty and/or possibly torn)

  • 600 rounds of new ammunition (you may bring less as pistol ammo is a hard to find at the moment) NO RELOADS! You are welcome to bring more.

  • eye and ear protection

  • Shooting gloves optional

  • Water

  • Bag lunch/snacks

  • cleaning kit for weapon recommended

  • Tourniquet/ IFAK recommended

  • LTC/CHL or proof of no criminal record that can be obtained via sentry link here WITH a copy of your drivers license (or any state/federal ID)

  • Please contact us if you would like to rent a pistol and gear – info@tacticalfitnessaustin.com

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 training@iwi.us 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.

Refund/Reschedule Policy:

  • Cancellations: If you cancel no later than 14 days prior to the start of your course, your payment can be applied to a future course for up to one year. If you cancel within 14 days of your course start date, your payment is non-refundable.
  • Refunds: There are no refunds.
  • Reschedule: You can reschedule once without penalty. After that you are no longer eligible to transfer your payment to a future course and forfeit your payment.
  • ****CLASSES MAY GET CANCELLED UP TO 7 DAYS BEFORE SCHEDULED DATE TO DO LACK OF ENROLLMENT AND OR SEVERE WEATHER. IF YOU ARE FLYING IN BOOK A REFUNDABLE FLIGHT! TACTICAL FITNESS WILL NOT COVER COST OF LOST FLIGHT/HOTELS.

Additional Questions?

See Course Terms and Conditions

Questions? Give us a call at: (717) 695-2081 or send us an email training@iwi.us