Advanced Pistol: Balancing Speed & Accuracy

Cost: $125

This is not an NRA Certified Class

This class teaches balancing speed and defensive accuracy, safely drawing from a holster, clearing malfunctions quickly, defensive fundamentals, controlling rapid rate of fire, engaging multiple targets, shooting reactive targets, shooting on the move, and managing ammunition during a defensive shooting.  If you are shooting USPSA or IDPA competitions and not performing as well as you would like this class will teach you the fundamentals to be more competitive.

  • Rules of Gun Safety
  • Proper Grip and Shooting Stance
  • Drawing from a Holster
  • Rapid Fire Practice
  • Recognizing & Clearing Malfunctions
  • Rapid Emergency Reloads & Tactical Reloads
  • Managing Multiple Magazines & Ammunition
  • Double Taps vs. Controlled Pairs
  • Balancing Speed & Accuracy
  • Multiple Target Acquisition
  • Steel Challenge Shooting






Class Dates
1/14/2023 – 9:00am – 1:00pm
3/11/2023 – 9:00am – 1:00pm
Location – Thunder Gun Range

This is a four-hour class.  It is for experienced shooters who are able to shoot consistent shot groups of 6” or less at ten yards, slow fire. It is designed to teach students the importance of balancing speed and accuracy. It incorporates defensive shooting principles and competitive shooting principles.  It includes engaging multiple targets, drawing and getting the first accurate hit, engaging reactive targets, and shooting on the move. You will be challenged, and you will find your limits of skill in rapid fire shooting through several levels of shooting drills.

Students must have their own semi-automatic pistol of 9mm or greater caliber, an outside the waistband belt mounted holster, a two-magazine belt mounted holster, electronic ear protection, and eye protection. No sub-compact pistols are permitted. Students need two extra magazines and 250 rounds of factory loaded ammunition. This is not an NRA certified class.

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You must register at least 5 days in advance of class.  If less than three people pre-register the class will be cancelled, and deposits refunded.  Last minute registrations taken if three people have pre-registered so call if it is less than 5 days until the scheduled class.

We consider minors between the ages of 18 and 20 on a case basis.

Pre-payment with your registration is required to reserve a slot for a class.  If you cancel attending more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of a class you’ve registered for there will be a $50 cancellation fee deducted from your refund to cover our advance administrative costs.  Cancellations within 48 hours of a class or not showing up for the class do not qualify for any refund.

Please click here to review our full registration policies and details.

Looking for a tactical competition pistols skills training course in The Woodlands, Conroe, Spring, Montgomery, Tomball, or greater Houston area? We’re glad you found us! Give Handgun Skills a call today 281-645-6290.


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