Guardian Pistol

The Guardian – Pistol curriculum is a 3-part defensive pistol training program designed to help a shooter advance from basic shooting skills to advanced handgun skills and tactics.

The Curriculum consists of 3 unique, 1-day courses, often presented or offered back to back over a three day period.

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Guardian Essentials – Pistol

This Guardian Essentials – Pistol course is the first in a series of 3 defensive pistol courses. In this 1-day course, it starts out fairly basic, but it advances quickly throughout the day. Participants will need to be prepared to come ready to learn and focus as it will require focused effort at all times to successfully accomplish the course objectives.

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Class curriculum will cover the following:

  • Fundamentals Overview
  • Ready Positions
  • Concepts of Aiming
  • Target Presentation
  • Shooting with Speed AND Accuracy
  • Positional Shooting (Standing, Crouched, and Kneeling)
  • Working With Cover
  • Drawing From a Concealed Holster
  • Performing Reloads
  • Type 1 and Type 2 Malfunction Clearing
  • Shooting and Moving
  • Multiple Targets
  • Decision-making Under Stress
  • Final Exercises that will test your skills and abilities learned throughout the day

 

Guardian Standards – Pistol

This Guardian Standards – Pistol course is the second in a series of 3 defensive pistol courses. In this 1-day course, it starts out at an intermediate pace, but it advances quickly throughout the day. Participants will need to be prepared to come ready to learn and focus as it will require focused effort at all times to successfully accomplish the course objectives.

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Class curriculum will cover the following:

  • Shooting with Speed AND Accuracy
  • A great emphasis on faster draw and sight acquisition
  • A deep dive on recoil management and tighter/faster shot groupings
  • Positional Shooting (Prone, Supine, Seated, etc)
  • One-handed Shooting Techniques
  • Working With and Around Cover
  • Performing Reloads
  • Type 1, 2, and 3 Malfunction Clearing
  • Shooting and Moving
  • Working in 360-degree environments
  • Target Transitions
  • Decision-making Under Stress
  • Final Exercises that will test your skills and abilities learned throughout the day

 

Guardian BreakThru – Pistol

This Guardian BreakThru – Pistol course is the third in a series of 3 defensive pistol courses. In this 1-day course, it starts out at an advanced pace and it advances further throughout the day. Participants will need to be prepared to come ready to learn and focus as it will require focused effort at all times to successfully accomplish the course objectives.

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Class curriculum will cover the following:

  • A deeper dive into working with cover and using various shooting positions
  • Support hand only shooting
  • Single hand malfunction clearing (Type 1, 2, 3)
  • Response while seated (car, desk, restaurant, etc)
  • Different types of and faster reloads
  • A lot of shooting while moving in dynamic environments
  • Faster target identification and target transitions
  • Shooting from close quarter combat positions
  • Final Exercises that will test your skills and abilities learned throughout the day

 

For each of the three courses Graduates receive:

  •  A hand-signed certificate of course completion
  • A custom Patch specific to the course
  • A special coveted Challenge Coin that can be added to your own personal collection of Challenge Coins received for completion and distinction attained in ConcealedCarry.com and Guardian Nation courses

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