DEFENSIVE Pistol Training Course


The full day of training is designed to teach you to work with your firearm, and how to get out of a life-threatening encounter, ALIVE!



SDT is proud to offer another exclusive course to our shooting customers. Our “NEW” Defensive Pistol Course is designed to get you familiar with and highly capable with your everyday carry concealed firearm. The course focuses on the use of force in a legal defensive circumstance, as applied to Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit laws.

The training regimen includes:

  • De-escalation and avoidance
  • Firearm presentation (draw from holster)
  • Breaking contact while firing (getting off the “X”)
  • Shot placement
  • Accuracy with compact and subcompact firearms
  • After-action scene security
  • Concealment techniques
  • Shooting through Windows, Walls and Cars
  • Ballistic Gel Shooting Presentation