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04-03-2011, 6:23 PM
Stoic Ventures - Introduction to Pistol, San Jose, Metcalf Range (Friday, April 15th)

Mike Lamb:Trainer for Magpul Dynamics, trained hundreds of special operations military and LE personnel over the last 15 years
Force Recon USMC, deployments in Bosnia, Kosovo, West Africa, Middle East etc all in special operations.

Don Lazzarini- Santa Clara PD retired (SWAT), one the foremost ballisticians in the country (6.8 SPC example) winner of
Best in the West 1994, 1997, 1999. SWAT trainer, gunsmith & firearms expert, cited in LtCol Dave Grossman's book On Combat.

Course Outline:
This course is entry-level and is designed to give the beginner or novice shooter the proper handgun fundamentals.
Starting with combat mindset. Weapons manipulation with mindset and application for the real world.

*Proper gear selection and placement
*Shooting stance
*Proper grip
*Axis and mechanics of recoil
*Grip, sight alignment, sight picture
*Trigger control
*Speed reloads
*Tactical reloads
*The four (4) primary malfunctions
*Strong and weak hand shooting
*Shooting on the move
*Situation specific shooting positions


*A functional and practical handgun chambered in 9mm, .40 cal, or .45 ACP.
*5 spare magazines
*Note pad, and pen/pencil
*Clothing suited to strenuous type activity as well as being seasonally appropriate
*Appropriate foot wear
*Rain gear / cold weather gear (seasonal)
*Ear pro (electronic preferred)
*Eye pro, which wraps around
*Baseball style hat recommended
*A holster and magazine pouch that will retain equipment when moving
*Weapons lube
*Water hydrating device
*Knee and elbow pads (optional)
*Insect Repellent (optional)
*An open mind

-Location: Metcalf Range, San Jose, CA
-Time: 9am-4pm class Metcalf hours
-30 min lunch break
-350 rd count

Price= $150/ day + $10 range fee and ammo

For more information, please contact:
Michael Lamb MBA
Director of Operations
Stoic Ventures
3485 Woodward Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(480) 621-2126
(408) 492-1013 Fax