Guardian Pistol Red Dot Course

LEVEL: Basic/Fundamental

3PM – 7PM
C2 Tactical
7000 E. Mayo Blvd #1050
Phoenix, AZ 85054

PREREQUISITE: Must know basic firearms safety & firearms handling. You must know how to load, unload, reload, and shoot proficiently prior to attending this event.

This course will be hosted at C2 Tactical in Phoenix/Scottsdale and will be a hybrid course! Upon registration, each student will receive a video and PowerPoint handout on the following performance objectives:

  • This class will assist the handgun operator in transitioning to the use of Red Dot Sights on a handgun.
  • The drills will stress proper handgun presentation and proper handgun manipulation
  • There will be multiple drills in daylight and low light if possible

The final portion of the drills will be environmental-based drills to work on practical use of the skills learned.

  • Introduction to the Red Dot Sight (RDS)
  • Tech talk— models, mounting, etc
  • Advantages of the RDS
  • Disadvantages of RDS
  • Using the red dot vs iron sights
  • Initial Basic Live Fire Drills
  • Zeroing
  • Presentation | Drawing
  • Finding the dot
  • RDS Failure drills
  • Multiple target engagement
  • Movement drills


  • 300 rounds minimum (no steel core ammunition: Wolf, Red Army, etc) – more the ammo the merrier
  • Red-Dot equipped pistol with 3 mags – if you do not have one, we will supply
  • Holster & mag carriers – preferable
  • Reliable and safe holster
  • Note-taking material
  • Open mind!

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