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Level 4 Handgun

For graduates of F.A.S. Levels 1 through 3 Handgun courses (or our pre-2015 F.A.S. Tactical Handgun and Advanced Defensive Handgun courses), this intensive three-day class combines advanced gun handling skill development with advanced tactical decision making. The curriculum combines high-speed handgun shooting, tactical decision making and role-play in preparation for defending one’s actions in court. It is the culmination of Firearms Academy’s handgun training curriculum. We believe that an individual who completes all four levels of our handgun training courses is ready for just about anything an armed citizen may encounter in their daily lives. Students will also test their skills against the FAS Handgun Master test (detailed under the Read More link below) during class.

Prerequisites: Students enrolling in this course should have received training equivalent to both our Level 2: Defensive Handgun and Level 3: Tactical Handgun classes. Student will be required to present a state-issued license to carry a concealed handgun, military or police identification or other form of background check prior to participation.

Class Dates:
Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017

TUITION: $525

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Level 4 Handgun Equipment List
  • Your own handgun of .380 caliber or larger
  • Three magazines or speedloaders, plus a belt holder or pouch for them.
  • Holster with covered trigger guard (no fanny packs, shoulder holsters or soft, collapsible inside-the-pants holsters, please)
  • 600 rounds of full metal jacket (FMJ) ammunition
  • Gloves and padded jacket or heavy sweatshirt for Airsoft scenarios.
  • Ear protection and wrap-around safety glasses (eye protection)
  • A small, handheld tactical flashlight
  • A concealment garment.
  • A billed baseball cap
  • A set of kneepads
  • A pen and notebook
  • Your lunch and beverages.
  • FAS HANDGUN MASTER TEST
1. Accuracy: From holster, shooter fires 6 shots in 30 seconds at 15 yards, all A-zones.
2. Multiple targets/Reloading: At 7 yards, draw and fire one shot on each of 3 targets, reload and one shot on each of three targets, reload again and cover target. 11 seconds total time, 17 sec. for revolver. Run twice. Total of 12 shots, 6 must be A-zones, the rest can be C-Zones, no D-zones or misses.
NOTE: Instructor will start stopwatch on whistle, and blow whistle for .5 seconds at the 10.5 second mark on the stop watch. Any shots fired after the whistle are noted as an overtime shot, and the attempt will not be scored as a pass.
3. Moving Target: At 7 yards, target will appear and be visible for 2.25 sec. traveling approximately 4 yards. Shooter must draw and fire 2 shots, starting when target appears. 3 runs, all A-zones.
4. One Handed Shooting Skills: Shooter at 4 yards, on whistle, draws and fires 6 shots in 6 seconds, all A-zone hits.
Repeated from low ready with weak hand.
NOTE: Instructor will start stopwatch on whistle, and blow whistle for .5 seconds at the 5.5 second mark on the stop watch. Any shots fired after the whistle are noted as an overtime shot and will not pass.
5) Low Light: Shooter at 5 yards, on whistle draws and fires one shot on each of 3 targets, 3.5 sec. or less. Repeat for a total of 6 times. 18 shots total, at least 9 must be A-zones, the rest C-zones. No D zones or misses.
NOTE: Instructor will start stopwatch on whistle, and blow whistle for .5 seconds at the 3 second mark on the stop watch. Any shots fired after the whistle are noted as an overtime shot, and results in a “did not pass.”

Classes Starting On

Sat Aug 26, 2017
Active Shooter Interdiction
Sat Sep 09, 2017
Defensive Handgun
Sat Sep 16, 2017
Handgun Safety Seminar
Sun Sep 17, 2017
Concealed Carry 101-Class Full!
Fri Sep 29, 2017
Level 4 Handgun
Sat Sep 30, 2017
Fundamentals of Home Defense
Sat Oct 07, 2017
Tactical Handgun
Sat Oct 14, 2017
Shot Placement and Considerations for Deadly Encounters
Sun Oct 15, 2017
Emergency Treatment of Gunshot Wounds & Related Trauma
Sat Oct 21, 2017
Handgun Safety Seminar
Sun Oct 22, 2017
Concealed Carry 101
Sat Oct 28, 2017
Defensive Handgun
Sat Nov 04, 2017
Handgun Retention
Sun Nov 05, 2017
Advanced Handgun Retention
Sat Nov 11, 2017
Tactical Handgun
Sat Nov 18, 2017
Handgun Safety Seminar
Sat Dec 02, 2017
Defensive Handgun

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