Defensive combat pistol introduction will work through firearm malfunctions, various reloads, single handed shooting, working from the holster, battle space environment considerations, intro to movement, non-ideal shooting positions, multiple target engagements as well as low percentage engagements. 


DURATION: 4 hours

Prerequisite: Handgun Carry Permit or Pistol 1, Solid grasp on firearm safety and handling


  • Reliable Firearm  (Centerfire only, no rimfire handguns/ firearms available for rent) 

  • 2 Magazines (Minimum)  

  • Outside the Waistband Holster  

  • Rugged Belt  

  • Spare Magazine Holder  

  • Eye and Ear Protection  

  • Rugged/Comfortable Clothes and Shoes  

  • 250 rounds of practice ammunition  (available for purchase if needed) 

  • Clean your gun in advance of the course or bring your gun cleaning kit with you (APPS will clean your firearm for a fee) 

  • Notebook and pen 



Defensive Handgun (Handgun 2)

    • Should you choose to cancel at your own discretion, you will not be refunded.. If you are unable to attend the course date, you must give at least a 48 hour notice, in which you may apply your funds towards an upcoming course (pending availability) within a twelve (12) month timeframe. *If  there is a waiting list for a class and we are able to fill your spot upon cancellation, we will issue you a refund, minus a  10% processing fee.  
    • In the event A.P.P.S. has to cancel your course for any reason, you will have the choice to receive a refund or course credit for future use.  

    Nonrefundable Deposit 

    • All sales of goods and services are final. If you fail to attend the purchased course on the specified date you selected, you have up to 60 days to re-schedule for another training date. 

    You must register at least 24 hours prior to the course selected.