ExpiredRDS Instructor in Alliance, OH

  • May 18, 2020 - May 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a two-day live fire class, conducted at an accelerated pace, which will cover how to employ the red dot equipped pistol and preparing the instructor for implementing a red dot equipped pistol at their department. This is done by covering the fundamentals of shooting a red dot equipped pistol and then tailoring the lessons learned to the needs of the department. It is strongly recommend that students are already firearms instructors.

Topics Covered:

  • Safety brief/med plan
  • Care and maintenance of the RDS equipped pistol
  • Equipment considerations for patrol employment of RDS pistol
  • Mindset and myths of the dot
  • Policy development for RDS pistols
  • RDS pistol fundamentals and offset
  • Zeroing
  • Finding the dot from the draw
  • Body mechanics
  • Recoil management
  • Multiple targets
  • Support hand/strong hand only employment
  • RDS Specific malfunctions
  • Positional shooting and RDS challenges
  • Low-light techniques with both handheld and weapon mounted light
  • Variable lighting conditions and RDS considerations


  • RDS Equipped handgun and holster with at least 3 magazines
  • Weapon mounted light (optional)
  • Duty belt and gear
  • 1200 rounds of handgun ammunition
  • Handheld flashlight
  • Ear and eye protection
  • Spare batteries for lights carried
  • Tourniquet and personal med kit
  • Pen and paper for note taking
  • Weapon specific cleaning kit
  • Hat (optional)
  • Clothing appropriate for season, knee pads strongly recommended


12251 Rockhill Ave NE, Alliance, Ohio, United States


This venue charges a $25 per day range fee, which is collected on the first day of the class. They accept cash only, and there is an ATM on site.

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