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Low Light Handgun Shoot House

Course Length: 8 hours

Course Description

Low light handgun shoot house is an intermediate tactics based course which will give the Citizen, Law Enforcement Officer or Military Personnel the needed skills to work in an ever changing urban environment in low light conditions. The techniques are learned through square range movement and tactics based skill building drills as well as shoot house exercises.  Students will work on handheld and weapon mounted light techniques.  Students will test acquired skills during live fire shoot house scenarios.  Students will gain experience with the techniques as an individual and as a small team.

Instructional material covered

  • Firearms safety
  • Concepts / mindset
  • Searching techniques
  • Engagement techniques
  • Low light techniques
  • Skill building drills
  • Scenario based exercises
  • Working in an urban environment during hours of darkness
  • Threat Identification during hours of darkness
  • Post engagement processes

Required equipment

  • Handgun with at least 3 magazines
  • Holster and magazine pouches (At least one pistol pouch)
    • Holster must attach to the belt and provide sufficient retention to prevent the firearm from falling out during moderate physical activity. SERPA style holsters will not be permitted.
  • Handgun mounted light (Recommended) and sufficient spare batteries
  • Handheld flashlight and sufficient spare batteries (Required)
  • Headlamp or small task light for administrative functions
  • Eye protection
  • Electronic hearing protection
  • Weather appropriate clothing
    • Pants, long sleeve shirts and hats are recommended
  • Close toed shoes
  • Plate carrier with armor (recommended)
  • Ballistic Helmet (recommended)
  • 300-500 rounds handgun ammunition

Course prerequisites

Professional Pistol*

Professional Low Light Pistol*


Mar 29 2020




Reno, NV
Reno, NV
Daniel Bales


Daniel Bales
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