Firearms Training: CPL Class USCCA

Firearms Training: CPL Class USCCA

0. INTRODUCTION

  • Agenda
  • Statistics and Trends

1. DEVELOPING A PERSONAL AND HOME PROTECTION PLAN:

  • Defining a personal protection plan
  • Why conflict avoidance is so important
  • Situational awareness
  • The color codes of awareness
  • Areas to avoid
  • Cover, concealment, and an exit strategy
  • How a permit to carry fits

2. SELF-DEFENSE FIREARM BASICS:

  • Universal safety rules
  • Clearing a semi-automatic
  • Clearing a revolver
  • Defining a gun’s action
  • Understanding revolvers
  • Understanding semi-automatics
  • Modern, striker-fired handguns
  • Understanding magazines
  • Ammunition components
  • Is caliber all that matters?
  • Other measurements
  • Ammunition care and storage
  • Common ammunition malfunctions
  • Clearing semi-auto malfunctions

3. DEFENSIVE SHOOTING FUNDAMENTALS:

  • Defensive shooting versus marksmanship
  • Proper grip
  • Shooting platform
  • Aligning the muzzle to the target
  • Unsighted fire, point shooting
  • Flash sight picture
  • Sighted fire
  • Trigger control
  • Rubber band exercise

4. THE LEGAL USE OF FORCE:

  • Defining reasonable force and deadly force
  • Detailed definitions of deadly force rules including scenarios
  • What prosecutors will want to know
  • Defending the home
  • Defending property


Michigan CPL Laws

5. VIOLENT ENCOUNTERS AND THEIR AFTERMATH:

  • Understanding fight or flight
  • Effects of adrenaline and endorphines
  • Recognizing a threat
  • Issuing commands and evaluating options
  • When we’re left with no other choice
  • When the right to use deadly force ends
  • The immediate aftermath
  • Phone calls to make
  • When the police arrive
  • Statement to the police
  • Preserving evidence
  • Miranda rights
  • During and after your arrest
  • Advice for your lawyer

6. GEAR AND GADGETS:

  • Holster retention
  • Hip holsters
  • Paddle holsters
  • Pocket holsters
  • Inside the waistband holsters
  • Belts
  • Tactical flashlights
  • Guns safes and storage

7. BASIC AND ADVANCED SKILLS:

  • Creating a training program
  • Dry firing
  • Fundamental drill discussion
  • Discussion of what's next