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Civilian Courses

Courses can be developed and customized to fit your personal or organizational needs.


Civilian training is a new addition to the courses offered at RAD Training Inc. The reality of violence on our streets is here as current times have proven some very harmful results for citizens. No one is excluded from a random or targeted attack in businesses, churches, malls or even to you in your home. More and more Americans are researching and determining methods to defend themselves and their families. This should not be limited to a gun only thought process. There is much more involved, and this information and training is now available to private citizens. The courses offered will teach responsible and safe firearms handling as well as defensive techniques. Additionally, the student will receive training on proper mindset, situational awareness and non-lethal options available to them.

In addition to the below listed courses, customized and corporate training is available.

Basic Pistol 1 (4 hours)
Pistol 2 (4 hours)
The Active Aggressor/Shooter – Reality and Response (4 hours)
Concealed Weapon and Firearm License Course

COURSES/DESCRIPTION

Basic Pistol 1 (4 hours)

Course Content

This four-hour program is designed for the new handgun owner. Whether you have never shot a handgun, or it has been years since you have taken a trip to the firing range, this is the course for you. In addition to learning how to hold and fire your handgun properly, this course will teach you techniques for loading, unloading and clearing common malfunctions with your revolver or semi-auto handgun. Additionally, you will be taught safe and effective disassembly, reassembly and general maintenance with your handgun. (Note: Student must be able to pull the slide back on their semi-auto handgun to complete the malfunction drills)  

Topics Covered:

  • Fundamentals of handgun shooting – grip, stance, sight alignment, sight picture, breathing control, trigger control and follow through
  • Accuracy shooting
  • Loading and unloading your firearm safely (revolvers and semi-auto handguns)
  • Clearing malfunctions on semi-automatic handguns
  • Disassembly and reassembly of their handgun
  • General cleaning and maintenance of your firearm
  • Securing and storing your firearm Safely
  • Holster and carry options

Student Attire and equipment needed:

  • Long pants (BDU type or jeans) required, no tank tops, low or V cut shirts. No open toe shoes, athletic type shoes are required i.e., tennis, running or cross training type
  • Handgun with manufacturers manual. A holster if you have one. The holster is not mandatory, but the gun must be in a gun case or carry bag when you enter the training building
  • 100 rounds of target type practice ammunition

Hearing and eye protection will be provided at the range by instructors as well as targets.

Course fee: $150 per student and class size is limited to ten (10) Contact us

 


 

Pistol 2 (4 hours)

Course Content

This four-hour program is designed for the intermediate shooter and not the beginner. It is required you attend the Basic Pistol 1 course before Pistol 2. Continuing education with handgun training is a must. This program takes the intermediate shooter from target shooting to defensive, Instinctive Point Shooting with their handgun. The student will train drawing their handgun from a concealed holstered position and conduct live fire training. This will be conducted stationary and moving. This program will introduce students to carrying their gun concealed and drawing under adverse conditions to defend themselves. Additionally, the student will be exposed to post incident techniques during the aftermath of a use of force encounter. This program involves practical hands-on application. The student will be on their feet moving forwards, backwards and laterally during the live fire drills.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to IPS (Instinctive Point Shooting)
  • Drawing from the concealed position
  • Moving and shooting
  • The aftermath – follow through after a self-defense use of force
  • Mental preparation – The strong mindset wins!
  • Cover vs Concealment
  • Weapon retention

Student Attire and equipment needed:

  • Long pants (BDU type or jeans) required, no tank tops, low or V cut shirts. No open toe shoes. Athletic type shoes are required i.e., tennis, running or cross training type
  • Handgun and concealable type holster. Concealable holster is mandatory. The gun must be in a gun case or carry bag upon entering training building
  • If you do not have a concealable holster, call after registering and a list of options will be provided. A holster is mandatory for the course.
  • 100 rounds of target type practice ammunition

Hearing and eye protection will be provided at the range by instructors as well as targets.

Course fee: $150 per student and class size is limited to ten (10) Contact us

 


 

The Active Aggressor/Shooter – Reality and Response (4 hours)

Course Content

This four-hour presentation examines the active aggressor/shooter and your response. This program is evenly structured with two hours of lecture and an hour each of live fire and scenario training. The course will prepare the student with the realities of a sudden violent attack. The world has changed and all too often violence leads the news with reports of active shooter events and other types of violent attacks on citizens. During this program we will discuss not only the characteristics of the violent person, but your response to them as well. Your mind is the most dangerous weapon you possess. Strengthening your mindset will make you more aware of your surroundings and assist you with an escape plan or a possible physical response to a violent attack that may be unavoidable. This course could save your life as well as family members and friends.

Topics Covered:

  • Profile of an active shooter
  • See something, say something
  • Reality of a violent attack
  • Getting off the X
  • Your mindset - staying aware and alert
  • Guided Imagery - conditioning your mind to respond
  • The physiological response to a sudden violent attack
  • Your response - Run/Hide/Fight
  • Armed citizens - the pros and cons
  • Lethal and non-lethal force options
  • Have a plan – you and your family
  • How to respond when law enforcement arrives
  • Scenario-based training

Student Attire and equipment needed:

  • Long pants (BDU type or jeans) required, no tank tops or low or V cut shirts. No open toe shoes, athletic type shoes are required i.e., tennis, running or cross training type
  • Handgun and concealable type holster. Concealable holster is mandatory. The gun must be in a gun case or carry bag upon entering the training building
  • If you do not have a concealable holster, call after registering and a list of options will be provided. A holster is mandatory for the course.
  • 100 rounds of target type practice ammunition

Hearing and eye protection will be provided at the range by instructors as well as targets.

Course fee: $150 class size is limited to ten (10) Contact us

 


 

Concealed Weapon and Firearm License Course

Course Content

This course will provide the student with a clear overview of what Florida laws pertain to legally carrying a concealed weapon or firearm, as well as force necessary to defend themselves or another. Additionally, the student will be taught the fundamentals of shooting and demonstrate proficiency with a live fire exercise. Upon completion of this course you will receive a certificate which is needed to apply for your concealed weapon/firearm license.

Topics Covered:

  • Firearm safety at home and on the range
  • Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Safe storage options at home and in your vehicle
  • Review of FSS 776.012, use or threatened use of force in defense of a person
  • Review of FSS 790 as it relates to concealed weapons, firearms, and concealed carry license
  • Reciprocity and individual state rules
  • Concealed carry options - holsters
  • Situational awareness – mental mindset
  • Less than lethal options
  • Pistol and revolver comparison, ammunition types and nomenclature
  • Fundamentals of firearm handling, shooting and potential malfunctions

Student Attire and equipment needed:

  • Student needs to wear appropriate attire for the range. No open toed shoes or tank tops. A ball cap is preferred for the range.
  • Hearing and eye protection will be supplied by the instructor(s).
  • Targets, firearm and ammunition will be supplied by the instructor(s).

Course fee: $90 class size is limited to fifteen (15) Contact us