School Of Practical Pistol

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We offer the region’s only holstered concealed carry training. Levels I, II and III offered. Thousands trained. All abilities welcomed. Our Practical Pistol courses are taught by combat and police veterans. Learn the proper defensive use of the pistol from the best of the best. Train with us!


We offer the region’s only holstered concealed carry training. Levels I, II and III offered. Thousands trained. All abilities welcomed. Our Practical Pistol courses are taught by combat and police veterans. Learn the proper defensive use of the pistol from the best of the best. Train with us!

  

Practical Pistol I

Begin your training with our 2-day introductory to intermediate level Defensive Sidearm course. You will undergo presentation and dry-fire drills, and apply your knowledge in live-fire scenarios. You will learn the principles of cover, how to utilize the firearm safely, and the life-saving skills to defend yourself and your family if confronted by a threat.


  

ENROLL NOW!

Cost Per Course: $300

Class Duration: 2-days

Upcoming Course Dates

PPI Course Requirements

PPI Course Schedule

           

PPI Course Schedule*

     
        

Day 1:

0900-1130 – Classroom Instruction

              
  • Defensive Posture
  • 3-Position Firearm Presentation
  • Fundamentals of Pistol Marksmanship

1130-1300 – Lunch

1300-1600 – Static Fire Drills

  • 5 - 18 meter engagements
     
        

Day 2:

0900-1030 – Static Fire Review

1030-1130 – Individual Movement Drills/Principles of Cover

1300-1600 – Individual Movement Drills/Principles of Cover

1600-1630 – Final Lecture

*This schedule is tentative.  Times are subject to change.

Course participants may also purchase an ammunition package with the appropriate round count.

**AMMUNITION PACKAGE IS RESTRICTED TO ONE PER PERSON PER COURSE**

*If you would like to register more than one person for this course please add it to your Cart as two separate items.

*If you would like to register more than one person for this course please add it to your Cart as two separate items.

     
     
     

Practical Pistol II

This 2-day intermediate to advanced level course is designed to hone your defensive firearm handling skills. We will teach you advanced movement techniques and alternative firing positions. You will experience increased target discrimination during live-fire scenarios. This is a great course to build your confidence and defensive abilities!


     

ENROLL NOW!

Cost Per Course: $300

Class Duration: 2-days

Upcoming Course Dates

PPII Course Requirements

PPII Course Schedule

               

PPII Course Schedule*

    

Day 1:

0900-1030 Static Fire/Body Position Review

1030-1200 – Individual Movement Drills/Principles of Cover (multiple drills)

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1500 – Individual Movement Drills/Principles (multiple drills)

1500-1700 – Free Movement Drill

   
    

Day 2:

0900-1100 – Alternate Firing Positions

1100-1200 – AFP Movement/Principles of Cover

1200-1245 – Lunch

1300-1400 – AFP Planes Drill

1400-1600 – AFP Free Movement Drill

1600-1630 – Final Lecture

*This schedule is tentative.  Times are subject to change.

Course participants may also purchase an ammunition package with the appropriate round count.

**AMMUNITION PACKAGE IS RESTRICTED TO ONE PER PERSON PER COURSE**

*If you would like to register more than one person for this course please add it to your Cart as two separate items.

*If you would like to register more than one person for this course please add it to your Cart as two separate items.

   
   
     

Practical Pistol III

After completing the Practical Pistol I and II courses, you will be eligible for our 2-day advanced Defensive Sidearm course. You will receive special instruction in lowlight, support side and advanced scenario-based engagements.

   
     

Cost Per Course: $300

Class Duration: 2-days

ENROLL NOW!

Upcoming Course Dates

PPIII Course Requirements

PPIII Course Schedule

           

PPIII Course Schedule*

        

Day 1:

1300-1400 – Static Fire/Body Position Review

1400-1530 – AFP Planes Drill

1530-1700 – AFP Free Movement Drill

1700-2000 – Evening Break/Dinner

2030-0030 – Lowlight Engagements

              
  • Static Fire
  • Individual Movement Drills/Principles of Cover
     
        

Day 2:

1000-1200 – Support Side Static Fire

1200-1400 – Support Side Individual Movement Drills/Principles of Cover

1400-1530 – Scenario Engagement

1530-1600 – Final Lecture

*This schedule is tentative.  Times are subject to change.

Course participants may also purchase an ammunition package with the appropriate round count.

**AMMUNITION PACKAGE IS RESTRICTED TO ONE PER PERSON PER COURSE**

*If you would like to register more than one person for this course please add it to your Cart as two separate items.

     
     
     

Practical Pistol: Additional Information

Food/Onsite Lodging: Available at the Center. Call 800-494-4853 to reserve your lodging.

Class Requirements:  A Pro Shop is located at the Center and stocks everything you need for Whittington U courses.  Ammunition packages are available.  See course requirements for details.

Firearm Rentals:  You can rent a pistol or semi-auto rifle for a Defensive Academy course.