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Arizona Armed Security 16 hour course

  • January 13, 2023
  • January 14, 2023
  • 2 sessions
  • January 13, 2023, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (MST)
  • January 14, 2023, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (MST)
  • Ben Avery Shooting Facility 4044 W Black Canyon Blvd, Phoenix
  • 15


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Day One Course Description- Students will be instructed on their responsibility for firearm safety, maintenance, storage, legal issues relating to the use of deadly force, proper mental conditioning, and judgmental shooting. Practice will be conducted with SIRT and other training devices in the classroom. Scenario based shoot / don't shoot training and completion of the review for the written exam for the course.

Day Two Course Description- Students will focus on safe weapon manipulation and marksmanship. The  day will be spent on the firing range for live fire practice and qualification. Instruction and practice will include stance, grip, sight picture, sight alignment, trigger control, and breathe control. Students will practice loading and unloading the firearm, drawing and presenting the firearm, clearing malfunctions, and engaging targets with deadly force. Students will complete the practical firearms qualification and written exam.

Required Equipment:

Semi-automatic pistol in .38 special, 9mm, 357 Sig, .40 S&W, .45 ACP or .45 GAP
Minimum trigger pull to be no less than four pounds (more is acceptable, less is not)
Sturdy strong side holster
Sturdy belt (double thick 1.75” is recommended)
Three magazines minimum (more are better)
Magazine pouch with a minimum capacity to hold two or more magazines securely
Minimum of 200-rounds of practice ammunition that match your pistols caliber
Eye protection (safety rated sunglasses if it is sunny and clear safety rated glasses if it is not sunny)
Hearing protection (plugs and electronic muffs combined is recommended)
Brimmed hat
Long sleeve shirt that closes at the top to keep hot ejected shell casings out
Long pants (cargo style is best to keep loose ammunition in to top off magazines between stages)
Closed toe shoes
Lots of water


An unteachable spirit
Handguns in calibers not listed above
Cross draw, shoulder, purse, backpack or bag holsters
Holsters that require the index finger of the shooting hand to release any retention devices (Serpa style holsters)
Holsters that require two hands to safely re-holster
Holsters worn in any manner in which they were not originally intended
Any equipment considered by the Range Instructors and/or Range Safety Officers to be dangerous
Students instructing other students unless requested to do by the Range Instructor as part of the course

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