Pistol Mechanics Course – 2 Day – 9/28 – 9/29

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This is an introduction to the fundamentals and deployment of the pistol for defensive purposes.


There will be an IWI discount applied to one weapon purchase directly from the factory upon completion of the course.

*Course will require significant and frequent positional changes from standing to kneeling to prone, some minimal running, and dynamic adjustments.

Core Topics

Some of the many topics covered include:

  • Equipment selection
  • Marksmanship and shooting mechanics
  • Recoil Management in multiple round engagements
  • Presentations from the holster
  • Multiple targets/ high and low probability
  • Reloads and malfunctions
  • Carry methods for movement
  • Kneeling positions
  • Use of cover


Tom Alibrando

*For additional questions contact us directly at training@iwi.us or 717-695-2081 and reference the Pistol Operator Course.

Days Inn by Wyndham Lebanon Valley

625 Quentin Rd
Lebanon, PA 17042
Telephone: (717) 306-9466

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast


Hampton Inn Lebanon

1601 East Cumberland St.
Lebanon, PA 17042
Telephone: (717) 277-7221

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast


Holiday Inn Express Jonestown – Ft. Indiantown Gap, an IHG Hotel

3 Everest Lane
Jonestown, PA 17038
Telephone: (717) 865-4064

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast


  • Must have had a basic pistol course from a reputable instructor to include the IWI Academy basic pistol course. This is not for a basic shooter.

Firearms Requirements:

  • Pistol and 3 high-capacity magazines or 5 magazines for magazines with 10 rounds or less
  • Holster, magazine pouch (student needs to carry at least 2 magazines on their person)
  • Suitable belt for holding a loaded pistol and loaded magazines

All students will be expected to have good quality pistols and holster systems.

Serpa and Nylon holsters will not be allowed for this training.

Ammunition Requirements:

  • 600 rounds of serviceable ammunition

Gear Requirements:

  • Seasonally Appropriate Clothing
  • Rain Gear
  • Hat
  • Boots/Hiking Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Water Bottle (Suggested)
  • Knee pads
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Firearms Cleaning Kit

For additional gear suggestions please go to our web store here.

What does the cost of registration cover?

*This fee covers the cost of the course only. The participant is responsible for costs associated with travel , lodging, meals, firearms, ammunition, and gear required.

Do I need a background check to attend training?

Yes, unless you have a current state issued concealed carry permit.

*If so, then you will need to upload a copy of your permit and driver’s license during registration in lieu of a background check.

I don’t have a concealed carry permit. How do I obtain a background check?

Use Sentry Link National Criminal Background Check to obtain your report.

*The background check requirement will be waived if the applicant can provide a copy of their concealed carry permit, issued        by their home state, along with a copy of their driver’s license OR a copy of their law enforcement credentials and their                state issued driver’s license.

Once the report is obtained send the report to training@iwi.us to have it included with your registration packet. You can send the report via the “Share” button.

How do I pay for the course?

During the registration process, you will be asked to enter your payment information or voucher code in order to pay for the course. This payment is required to hold your place in the course due to class limits and the management of student / instructor ratios. Cost covers the course only (unless otherwise indicated). Students are responsible for costs associated with travel, lodging, meals, firearms (unless a loaner is requested), ammunition, and personal gear.

Refund/Reschedule Policy:

  • Cancellations: If you cancel no later than 30 days prior to the start of your course, your payment can be applied to a future course for up to one year. If you cancel within 30 days of your course start date, your payment is non-refundable. However, that balance may be applied to another course within one year.
  • Refunds: You can receive a full refund up to 30 days prior to the start of your course. Any amount over $250 is fully transferable or refundable if you cannot make the class for any reason, with or without notice.
  • Reschedule: You can reschedule up to 2 times without penalty. After that you are no longer eligible to transfer your payment to a future course and forfeit your refund.

Additional Questions?

See Course Terms and Conditions

Questions? Give us a call at: (717) 695-2081 or send us an email training@iwi.us

Ticket Information

Pistol Mechanics Course – 2 Day

Date And Time

2024-09-28 @ 08:00 AM to
2024-09-29 @ 05:00 PM

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