Low Light Defensive Pistol Class

Low Light Defensive Pistol is designed to teach how to use a hand held flashlight and/or weapon mounted light on a firearm.

Full Description: The ‘bad guy’ never sleeps! This is why you need to take our Low Light Defensive Pistol Class. Students learn to shoot their firearm with a handheld flashlight, gun mounted light or other ambient light. Since a huge percentage of today’s crime happens after dark, this class is a must for both CCL permit holders and home defenders.  It is critical to train in conditions you may be faced with in the real world. Level the playing field with those who wish you harm with our exclusive Low Light Defensive Pistol Class. Students must pass qualification test to pass this class.

This class includes the following materials:

Handouts

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Completion Certificate

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Register for this Class

$125 $50 Deposit

Upcoming classes:

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Accreditation: Although this is not an NRA class, Red Dot Arms provides comprehensive training classes with Certified NRA Instructors.   This class is exclusive to Red Dot Arms Training Academy and is not endorsed by the either the NRA or registered with the state of Illinois.

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Cost: $125

There is a $50 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Length: 6 Hours

This class consists of 6 hours of range time.

Prerequisites: YES

Either NRA Basic Pistol or RDA CCL 1 and RDA CCL 2 are  the prerequisites for this class.

Skill Level

Advanced
Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Class, Goals

To teach students how to prevail in low light situations

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Age Requirements

Any age may attend, but those under 18 must be accompanied by participating parent or guardian. Prospective students under 21 years of age please contact us at training@rdarms.com.

There are 2 classes that are requirements for IL residents, but there also 2 classes that are recommendations.  Mouseover the boxes for more info!

Red Dot Arms, Concealed Carry, CCL, Illinois, Chicago, CCW, Part 1

Basic Pistol or CCL Part 1

$125

Requirements

1 of 2

Red Dot Arms, Concealed Carry, CCL, Illinois, Chicago, CCW, CCL Part 2

CCL Part 2

$125

Requirements

2 of 2

Red Dot Arms, Concealed Carry, CCL, Illinois, Chicago, CCW, NRA PPITH

Basics of PPITH

$150

Recommendations

1 of 2

Red Dot Arms, Concealed Carry, CCL, Illinois, Chicago, CCW, NRA PPOTH

Basics of PPOTH

$200

Recommendations

2 of 2

Things that you should bring to the class!

  • Handgun (larger than .22 recommended)
  • Ammo: 400 rounds (please leave all ammo in the car during classroom instruction)
  • Holster: form fitting outside the pants holster that does not collapse
  • Strong sturdy belt that will hold your firearm AND holster
  • Multiple speed loaders/magazines for your firearm (You will shoot 30 rounds in each drill. You need to come to the firing line with your mags and speed loaders ready with that amount).
  • Mag pouch (highly recommended)
  • Hand held flashlight with lanyard
  • Head Lamp
  • 2 Red Flashing Jogging Lights or 2 Glow Sticks
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Baseball Cap
  • Shirt that can be buttoned or tight at the neck. (long sleeves may be preferred)
  • Boots or outdoor shoes as range may be muddy
  • Rain Gear (if needed)
  • Seasonal clothing as needed. Dress for the weather. Shooting portion of class takes place outdoors.
  • Sunscreen (if needed)
  • Insect repellent (at least 28% Deet recommended) (if needed)
  • Brown Bag Dinner/Snacks

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Qualifications, Fitness

For the purpose of your safety and accommodating special needs participants, please contact us at training@rdarms.com if any of the following conditions apply to you:

  • Pregnancy, mental handicap, physical handicap, disabled, visually impaired, under the influence of prescription drugs, under the influence of illegal drugs and/or under the influence of alcohol

Do I need flashlight?

Yes, please bring a small handheld light.

Do I need a firearm mounted light?

No, but it is recommended if your firearm is capable of mounting one.

Does the shooting portion of class actually take place in dark conditions?

Yes, class starts out in light conditions and transitions into darkened conditions.

Why should I take lowlight training?

A large percentage of incidents where firearms are needed for self defense take place after dark.

Do I need prior training to attend?

Yes, but you will need to complete a Pre-Course Evaluation prior to taking this class.  We do recommend the classes in our prerequisite tab to take full advantage of the low light training class.

Can I have a laser mounted on my firearm?

Yes, you can have a laser mounted on your firearm.

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Disclaimer

Disclaimer:

FOID Statement: Illinois residents that will be TRANSPORTING their own firearm to and from the class/range must be in possession of a valid FOID/CCL card, and be of legal age, 21 for handguns, and 18 for long guns.  A FOID card is not required to participate in the class. Out of state residents need to follow the age requirements and have a valid ID.

We reserve the right to dismiss any student for unsafe behavior and/or failure to follow instructions. No refund will be offered.