499 Advanced Pistol Class
499 is the second of the post graduate pistol courses, continuing “The Gunsite Experience”.
Advanced Defensive Pistol clients are already very good shooters. At this advanced skill level, even very minor improvements in your technique will lead to major increases in outcomes. In 499, you’ll be expected to perform to the highest of standards. You will learn one handed manipulations and how to clear pistol malfunctions while physically impaired. You’ll learn how to improve your presentation speed and accuracy. Tactical problems will increase in complexity. In this advanced course, you’ll have many more live fire simulators, low light work and much more emphasis on Force on Force.
Increasing existing skill levels, acquiring new skills, ground fighting, less time, more targets, a faster pace, more force-on-force, more low-light exercises, higher standards of proficiency, and more instructors make “499” a very rewarding experience.
At my recent 250 graduation I was handed a class evaluation form to complete. I answered all the questions but one. On that question I wrote that I would need time to reflect before I could answer it. On my drive home and the days following I have...