Pistol Thrive-Up

One-day instruction on advanced techniques for experienced pistol shooters

This course is for experienced pistol shooters with safe and solid basic skills. Learn how to overcome difficulties and keep being effective no matter what. Successfully accomplish all manipulations and hit the target even when having only one hand available. Overcome malfunctions and stay in the game no matter what.

One cannot rely on having an optimal situation all the time. Instead of being blocked when something goes wrong, having the possibility to quickly solve the problem and prevail is key whether in competition or in real life. Hope for the best but prepare for the worst!


  • Manipulate, shoot & hit under adverse conditions

  • Apply skills in diverse situations


  • Experienced shooters


  • Safety Rules

  • Strong hand only manipulations

  • Weak hand only manipulations

  • Malfunction drills

  • Movement & cover

  • Application of skills in scenarios


  • Eye and ear protection

  • Personal pistol

  • Secure belt holster

  • Minimum 2 spare magazines and pouches

  • Approx. 350 rounds


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