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Low-Light Pistol




4 hours

About the Course

Many deadly force encounters occur under low-light conditions. Do you have the skills to win these fights? In this 4-hour course, we will demonstrate multiple flashlight holds and how to move/shoot while using the light.  We integrate "FlashFight" system techniques into the drills to transition from a close-quarters non-lethal to a deadly-force option.

Topics to be covered:​

  • Choosing the right flashlight

  • Various flashlight holds

  • One-handed shooting

Required equipment:

  • Handgun with quality outside-the-waistband holster

  • 2+ magazines

  • 250 rounds of ammunition

  • Eye and ear protection

  • Tactical flashlight

Prerequisite:  Basic Pistol, Intermediate Pistol, or equivalent class/experience

Your Instructor

Dan Butler

Dan Butler

Dan retired from federal law enforcement after 24 years of service. He is skilled in crisis management, criminal investigation, intelligence, and law enforcement training. His assignments included SWAT Senior Team Leader (tactical commander), Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator, Chairman of the Bay Area Terrorism Working Group (BATWinG) and Supervisory Special Agent. Over the last 20 years, he has provided tactical/firearms instruction to hundreds of local, federal, and foreign law enforcement officers. He is certified as a firearms instructor by multiple agencies including the California Department of Justice. Dan has a Ph.D in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California and is a nationally-registered Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

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