Mar 26-27
Quail Creek Shooting Range

Handgun Vitals | DFW


Handgun Vitals is designed to present students of all experience levels, the skills and knowledge necessary to take them to a high level of proficiency with a defensive handgun.  The shooter will learn to deliver precision at a fast pace while increasing his or her ability to problem solve a defensive use of force situation. Handgun Vitals frames a solid foundation for future defensive handgun training.

All Complimentary

  • Continental breakfast at the range each morning
  • Water, sports drink and other refreshments
  • Catered lunch provided
  • After class debrief dinner

Day 1 Topics Include

  • Life safety as it relates to defensive use of force
  • Grip and standing position
  • Hard sight focus
  • Hard target focus
  • Ready positions for a spherical environment
  • Post engagement scan, actions and communication
  • Gaining rapid precision
  • Drawing from concealment (or OWB)
  • Engagement techniques
  • Speed reload
  • Clearing stoppages common to defensive handguns
  • Gaining the advantage
  • Movement to dominant positions

Day 2 Topics Include

  • Life safety as it relates to the armed citizen
  • Review of core defensive shooting fundamentals
  • Strong hand problem solving (one hand manipulations)
  • Protecting a third party
  • Kneeling, prone and supine positions
  • Forward movement
  • Backward movement
  • Strong hand only
  • Fighting from retention
  • Lateral movement
  • Final event


  • We are currently able to provide ammunition at a fair and reasonable rate. Contact us for details
  • A handgun chambered for a common defense caliber (.22 is acceptable, but not recommended)
  • A quality (non-collapsing) holster
  • At least 3 magazines or 4 speed loaders/strips for revolver shooters
  • 600-800 rounds
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection
Date: Mar 26-27, 2022
Time: 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Length: 16 hours
  • Discipline: Handgun
  • 16 Students
  • Ticket Price: $450
  • Remaining Tickets: 14
  • Registration Ends: 03-25-2022
Instructor: Daniel Shaw
Instructor Daniel Shaw

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