Defensive Handgun-4 (DH-4): Successful completion of Defensive Handgun-3 (DH-3) is required to attend Defensive Handgun-4. This is an advanced level defensive handgun course designed to build upon the skills learned in Defensive Handgun-3. By now, you have mastered the skills learned in Defensive Handgun-1 and Defensive Handgun-2 and are proficient the skills learned in Defensive Handgun-3. The course ends with each student having the opportunity to shoot the same course of fire required by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This course is 8 hours.
The skills covered in this class are:
- Defensive Handgun-3 review
- Advanced close quarter firing options
- Advanced precision drills
- Advanced extended fields of fire (25 yards)
- Advanced timed courses of fire
- Multiple threat engagements
- Advanced single hand shooting
- Injury management drills
- Please bring all handguns to class completely unloaded and in a case or gun bag and leave them there until instructed.
- Must be 21 years of age unless otherwise approved.
- Must be legally able to own and possess a handgun.
- Must be able to provide photo identification to verify age and residency.
- A defensive type handgun in good working condition- no sharing of handguns permitted between students – ideally, we suggest the gun you use for personal/home defense.
- Holster that is designed for the handgun you bring- kydex style retention holsters are strongly recommended.
- 200 rounds of factory new ammunition- ABSOLUTELY NO RELOADS.
- Three magazines for a semi-automatic handgun or 2 speed loaders for a revolver.
- Approved shooting safety glasses- must fit over regular eyeglasses if you wear them. No safety goggles permitted.
- Hearing protection- muffs preferred.
- Belt (for your holster).
- Baseball style cap with a bill (protects your face from flying brass).
- Dress comfortable for indoors and outdoors wear layered clothes during winter months for outdoor courses.
- Sturdy outdoor type shoes/boots for gravel and grass. No sandals, flip flops or open toe shoes.