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Red Dot Pistol – Tyler

February 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Red Dot Pistols:
(Disclaimer: this class is not intended for brand new shooters. Students should already be familiar with the fundamentals of operating a handgun before attending this class.​)
This class is for those carrying a handgun with a red dot or those who want to venture into it. In this class students will learn the benefits and drawbacks to red dots, information on red dot selection, how to zero your red dot properly, develop  proficiency in the presentation of the handgun to quickly acquire a proper sight picture for defensive use and demonstrate the effectiveness of carrying with a red dot.​
Requirements: Handgun of at least .22 caliber bolstered,  unloaded in a range bag or case, 200 rounds of ammo (the more you bring the more we can shoot), eye and ear protection (prescription and sunglasses are fine), pen/paper, lunch, snacks, and water.​

Classroom time: discuss benefits of red dot vs iron sights (faster follow up shots, finer aiming point, increased accuracy, cross eye dominance solved, simplified instruction and diagnostics, THREAT FOCUSED SHOOTING).​

Types of red dots and considerations. “Duty rated” red dots. Factory support. Battery life.​ Maintenance/care.

Discuss downsides (slower first shot when retraining yourself, relearning presentation), discuss MDF (magical dot fairy concept).​

Mounting considerations (MOS, milled, aftermarket slides, RCS balor drop-in.

Short Instructor Bio:
Jon Holland:​ Army/Airborne , Law Enforcement/SWAT/ Firearms instructor , TCOLE Firearms Instructor and Red Dot Instructor
*refunds are not given for a student cancellation*


February 26
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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