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1 Weapon Training Basics l Safety l Knowledge l Practice 3/19/2009 Created by Judge James P. MacElree using the NRA training template “First Steps Pistol #2” This should only be used in conjunction with a certified firearms instructor and is an outline only. Also: CLICK here for judicialsecuritypa.comCLICK here for judicialsecuritypa.com For Judges

2 This is a Gun l NEVER POINT A GUN AT ANYTHING YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO DESTROY BARREL Bullet comes out here GRIP Hold firmly GRIP Hold firmly TRIGGER Keep finger off BARREL Hammerless TRIGGER Keep Finger off Hammer

3 Revolver Parts l Frame Grip panels Back strap Trigger guard Rear sight l Barrel Bore Rifling Muzzle Front sight l Action Trigger Hammer Cylinder Chamber Cylinder release latch (Loading gate) (Ejector rod) To View Animation CLICK below or paste to browser Genitron.com - Interactive Illustrated Revolver

4 Pistol Parts Semi-automatics lFrame Safety Slide lock (De-cocker) Grip panels Back strap Trigger guard lBarrel Bore Chamber Rifling Muzzle l Action Hammer Slide Sights Ejection port Magazine Magazine release Trigger To View Animation CLICK below or paste in browser Genitron.com - Interactive Illustrated Glock

5 Shotgun & Rifle Parts Stock Barrel Slide Trigger Grip Rear sight Front sight Ejection port Comb Magazine

6 K. I. S. S. l K eep l I t l S imple & l S afe

7 SAFETY FIRST 1. Treat every gun as if it were loaded. 2. Be sure of your target and what is beyond it. 3. Never point a gun at anything you are not willing to destroy. 4. Keep your finger off the trigger until the gun is lined up on target.

8 Gun Safety Rules NRA 1. Always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction. 2. Always keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot. 3. Always keep the gun unloaded until you’re ready to use it.

9 GUNS DESTROY Negligent Discharges Kill Keep Your Finger OFF the Trigger One Mistake With a Gun May Be Your Last Stay Focused On SAFETY Keep Your Finger OFF the Trigger

10 Negligent Discharge Is Not an Accident l I thought it was empty l I was picking it up l I dropped it on the ground l I pulled it from my holster l I was putting it back l I was under stress l I was cleaning it l Keep Your Finger Off the Trigger

11 Other Safety Rules l Be sure the gun is safe to operate l Know how to use the gun safely l Use only the correct ammunition l Know your target and what is beyond it l Wear hearing and eye protection l Never use alcohol or drugs before or while shooting l Store guns so they are not accessible to children or unauthorized persons

12 Hand Gun Operation l SAFETY FIRST l Loading Cocking Uncocking Unloading

13 Revolver Unloaded l l Open the cylinder and push the extractor rod in Open the cylinder and push the extractor rod in l l Keep pushing to extract all cartridges Keep pushing to extract all cartridges l l Revolver unloading complete Revolver unloading complete

14 Pull slide fully to rear to eject any cartridge remaining in chamber. While holding slide in rearward (open) position, carefully inspect chamber making sure it is empty. Slowly release slide, allowing it to return to forward position. Semi-Auto Pistol Unloaded Point gun in safe direction. Press magazine release button to remove magazine. Click Here for Video Clip

15 Ammunition & Fundamentals l Proper Ammo l Malfunctions l Hand/eye choice l Fundamentals

16 Ammunition Make sure you have the correct ammunition! CHECK MARKINGS 1. Barrel or Slide 2. Cartridge Case 3. Box of Ammo l ALL 3 MUST BE l MARKED FOR l SAME AMMO Failure to use ammunition designed for the gun can result in serious injury or death

17 Ammunition Potential ammunition malfunctions l Misfire – not go off l Hangfire - delayed l THE CARTRIDGE l 1. Primer l 2. Powder l 3. Case l 4. Bullet

18 Ammunition Potential ammunition malfunctions Squib Load Bullet stuck in barrel Next Shot = Gun Explosion Injury to You

19 Pistol Explosion semi-automatic

20 Revolver Explosion

21 Shooting Fundamentals Physical Characteristics l Dominant eye? l Right or Left l Shooting hand? l Right or Left l The opposite strengths problem

22 Which Eye is Dominant 1. Poke a small hole in a piece of paper 2. Hold paper up with both hands with arms fully extended. 3. View a object/target through the hole. 4. Close one of your eyes, 5. If what you are looking at disappears, the other eye is dominate, if it is still there then that eye is dominate.

23 Shooting Fundamentals The Six Fundamentals Position Standing or Sitting Grip (fit) Hold Tight Sight Alignment Breath Control Trigger Squeeze Follow Through

24 Shooting Fundamentals 1. Position – Stance - Consistency - Balance - Support - NPA (Natural Point of Aim) - Comfort

25 Shooting Fundamentals 2. Grip - “V” high on the backstrap - Lower three fingers wrap & hold - Thumb & middle finger touch -Wrap the four fingers of weak hand around lower three fingers of the strong hand -- Thumbs on the same side of the pistol

26 Shooting Fundamentals 3. Sight Alignment

27 l Target, front sight and rear sight aligned l “Six o’clock” hold, or “center of mass” hold

28 Shooting Fundamentals 3. Sight Alignment Focus is on the… front sight

29 Shooting Fundamentals 4. Breath Control Body movement affects the shot -So… quiet yourself Breathing requires muscle movement -So… shoot between breaths Breathe out part way, hold, and shoot Don’t hold your breath too long or muscle tremors will create movement and disrupt the shot

30 Shooting Fundamentals 5. Trigger Squeeze/Press Don’t “Pull” the trigger “SQUEEZE” the trigger or “PRESS” the trigger Gradually increasing pressure until the mechanism releases SURPRISE yourself when the gun shoots

31 Shooting Fundamentals 6. Follow Through l Bring the gun back on target l Ready for a second or third shot l Keep your eyes open l BE AWARE

32 Selection The Best for You l Safety First l Guns l Ammunition l Holsters l Tactics l Resources 3/19/2009 Created by Judge James P. MacElree using the NRA training template “First Steps Pistol #2” This should only be used in conjunction with a certified firearms instructor and is an outline only. Click on Link judicialsecuritypa.com Click on Link judicialsecuritypa.com For Judges

33 You are Unique Quality Options l & l Quality Equipment l Properly Chosen l Will Work for You

34 Which Hammer is Best Depends on The Job & Your Ability

35 Which Gun is Best l When Under Attack l The Gun l In Your Hand

36 SAFE l Gun and Ammo l Must Be Safe l For You l Your Life Depends on It

37 EASY TO USE l Gun and Ammo l Must Be Easy l For You l Your Life Depends on It

38 RELIABLE l Gun and Ammo l Must Be 100% l Reliable l Your Life Depends on It

39 Mind Set Be Alert See the Threat Stop the Threat Your Life Depends on It The most important means of surviving a lethal confrontation is neither the weapon nor the martial skills. The primary tool is the combat mindset, set forth in Principles of Personal Defense. Lt. Col. Jeff Cooper

40 Your Level of Alert The Color Code Military has 4 colors [Color Code Details Click Here] [Color Code Details Click Here] Civilian L.E. has 5 colors White = Unprepared Yellow = Relaxed Alertness Orange = Unspecified Alert Red = Armed Encounter Black = Lethal Assault - Must Shoot.

41 Knowledge l "Be careful around the man who owns only one gun - He probably knows how to use it!" Anon.

42 It’s All About You Your - Use for the Gun Your - Abilities Your - Limitations Your - Comfort Level Your - Gun’s Safety Features

43 YOUR ABILITIES l Are You Mechanically Inclined l What is Your Dexterity l How Often Will You Practice Practice – For Real Life Scenarios

44 What Size Are You

45 SIZE MATTERS l How Big Are You l How Strong Are You l ******** l What Size is the Gun l Too Big or Too Small

46 Good Choices l Revolver (Best for All Around Use) 2” – 6” Barrel Chambered for.357 or 38 Special Loaded with JHP 125 gr. 115 gr. l Pistol (More Experience Required) 3” – 5” Barrel Chambered for 9MM or 40 S&W Loaded with JHP 124 gr. 155 gr. l Shotgun ( At Home – Trunk of Car) 18” – 20” Barrel Chambered for 12 Gauge Loaded with 00 Buck Shot

47 Revolver Easy to Carry Concealable Simple To Use 5 to 7 Shots Slower Reload Short Range Inherent Safe Design Double Action Trigger Heavier Trigger Pull 38 Special [Click on Link] 357 Magnum Snub Nose 4 Inch Barrel

48 Pistol Semi -Auto Easy to Carry Concealable More Complicated 7 to 19 Shots Faster Reload Short Range May or May Not Have: External Safety Single Action Trigger Double Action Trigger Decocker [Click on Link] 40 S&W 9MM 45 ACP

49 Shotgun Pump Action 12 Gauge 00 Buck Shot Good for Home Defense Devastating Damage Easy to use 3 to 8 Shots Devastating Power Medium Range Good Safety Features External Safety Shell Ejector The Slide Action Reliable [Click on Link] 12 Gauge Pump

50 Tactical Rifle Good Safety Features External Safety Cartridge Ejector Detachable Magazine Great Damage Collapsing Stock More Complicated 10 to 30 Shots Medium Power Long Range AR - 15 [Click on Link] “The rifle is for serious work” Lt. Col. Jeff Cooper Semi-Auto.223 Cal x45mm NATO 55 gr. Hollow Point

51 Hunting Rifle Pump Action 30 Cal 150 gr. Hollow Point Extreme Penetration Devastating Damage Easy to use 3 to 5 Shots Very High Power Long Range Good Safety Features External Safety Cartridge Ejector Detachable Magazine

52 Buy Quality To See on Line Selection Site [Click Here] Remington Ruger Sig Sauer Smith & Wesson Springfield Armory Taurus Walther Winchester Not exhaustive list Beretta Browning Colt Glock Heckler & Koch Kimber Kahr Mossberg

53 Video Clips Guns in Action l 38 Snub Nose 38 Snub Nose l 9MM 9MM l 40 S&W 40 S&W l 357 Magnum 357 Magnum l 45 ACP 45 ACP l 12 Gauge Pump 12 Gauge Pump [ CLICK ON LINKS ]

54 The Mouse Guns Pocket Pistols l Any Gun Less Than 9MM l Such As l Small - Weak - Light l But: “They Cause Leaks” - Walt Rauch

55 Mouse Guns Too Small ? l 22 Derringer Only Two Shots 22 Derringer l l 32 ACP Marginal Pocket Pistol 32 ACP l 380 ACP Better Pocket Pistol 380 ACP l [Click on Links] l But They Can Kill

56 Big Magnums Too Large ? 44 Magnum Kicks Hard 500 S&W Kicks Harder Defense Against Grizzly Bears Big Bore Rifles Can Knock You Over [Click on Links]

57 Ammunition Make sure you have the correct ammunition! CHECK MARKINGS 1. Barrel or Slide 2. Cartridge Case 3. Box of Ammo l ALL 3 MUST BE l MARKED FOR l SAME AMMO Failure to use ammunition designed for the gun can result in serious injury or death

58 Types of Ammunition Rifle Cartridge Pistol Cartridge Shotgun Shell

59 Ammunition Parts l THE CARTRIDGE l 1. Primer l 2. Powder l 3. Case l 4. Bullet

60 The Bullet JHP - Jacketed Hollow Point 1 - metal jacket 2 - lead 3 - hollow point

61 Hand Gun Ammo JHP Remington Golden Saber l.380 Auto 88 grs = 191 ft/lbs l.38 Special 110 grs = 220 ft/lbs l.38 Special +P 125 grs = 248 ft/lbs l 9MM 115 grs = 341 ft/lbs l.45 ACP 185 grs = 411 ft/lbs l 9MM +P 124 grs = 462 ft/lbs l.40 S&W 155 grs = 500 ft/lbs l.45 ACP +P 185 grs = 534 ft/lbs l.357 Magnum 125 grs = 583 ft/lbs l +P = Extra Pressure Use Only in Modern Guns Produces Extra Recoil - Kick

62 Ammo for Carry l Your Life is on The Line l Do Not Skimp on Quality l Quality Factory Ammo Only l HST Hollow Point (Best) HST l Golden Saber (Very Good) Golden Saber l Gold Dot (Very Good) Gold Dot l COR BON (Good) COR BON l Hydra-Shok (Good) Hydra-Shok [Click on Link]

63 Ammo For Practice l Police Practice l With Carry Ammo l If Jacketed Hollow Points are Too Expensive for Practice then Use: l Ammo with Same Ballistics Same Weight Bullet Same Velocity

64 Shotgun Shells 00 Buck Shot 9 to 12 – Balls 30 Yard Range Slugs One - Heavy Projectile 100+ Yard Range Bird Shot 100s - Small Pellets Not Recommended

65 Rifle Ammo Devastating Power Yard Range Goes Through Walls Note: Cal gr. or less Considered a good home defense load Does not over penetrate 50 BMG, 30-06, x39,.223,.22LR

66 Stopping Power l Bullet Placement Vital Organs - Arteries - Brain l Depth of Penetration 12+ Inches of Flesh l Multiple Hits Keep shooting until the threat is stopped Practice Multiple Shots – Center Mass

67 How Much Ammo l "You'll never leave a gunfight wishing you had brought LESS ammunition." Anon. l Carry With You l A spare speed loader - Revolver l A spare magazine - Pistol

68 Bullet in Chamber ? Conditions 1 & 2 l Revolvers Yes - Fully Loaded Modern Revolvers are Safe Older Revolvers - No Hammer Block l Pistols – Shotguns - Rifles l Depends on Many Factors Manuel Safety? Yes - No Features of Gun Your Training Your Comfort Level Perhaps Suggested Article [Click on Link] Suggested Article

69 Locked and Cocked ? l Condition Zero: A round chambered, hammer cocked, safety off l Condition One: A round chambered, hammer cocked, safety on l Condition Two: A round chambered, hammer down l Condition Three: Chamber empty l Condition Four: Chamber empty, no magazine

70 Sights & Lasers l White Outline Helps with Aim l Glow in the Dark Trijicon [Click on Link]Trijicon Greater Accuracy in Low Light l Laser Beam - Projects a Red Dot Grip Mount - [Click on Link]Grip Mount Barrel Mount - [Click on Link]Barrel Mount

71 Bright Flash Light l Illuminates Target l & l Blinds Attacker Using Gun Lights [Click on Link] Using Gun Lights l By Walt Rauch Mount on Gun [Click on Link] Mount on Gun

72 Holsters l Secure Keeps You in Possession l Safe No Accidentally Discharge l Comfortable So You Will Carry it

73 Holsters & Gun Bags l Retention of Gun is Critical l Dozens of Options l Very Personal Choice l Do Not Skimp on Quality l You Will End up With Many

74 Inside The Pants Fanny Pack Pocket Holsters Strap and Lock High RiderBelt Loop Small of Back Shoulder Rig Purse Holsters Slide Holster Paddle

75 Considerations l Retention l Comfort l Ease of Access l Time to Draw and Re-Holster l Concealment Level l Clothing to be Worn l Durability

76 Holster Sites l Bianchi Bianchi l DeSantis DeSantis l Galco Galco l Safariland Safariland l Uncle Mikes Uncle Mikes l Concealed Carry Vests Concealed Carry Vests l U.S.C.C.A. U.S. Concealed Carry Assoc U.S.C.C.A. [Click on Link]

77 Average Gun Fight l BE AWARE - BE PREPARED Onset Fast You will be the one surprised by the attack Duration Seconds First solid hit usually wins Distance Close Less than 20’ - Distance is your friend Shots Fired Few Practice multiple shots Lighting Poor Light Practice in low light also l STAY IN CONTROL OF YOURSELF l FBI stats may be meaningless to your situation – based on Officer Killed study

78 Survivability Be Aware Gives You Time To Act Quickly Ready Your Weapon Draw Your Gun Move to Cover Something Solid State of Mind Willing to Shoot Stop the Threat Shooting Center Mass Stay Alert Don’t Let Your Guard Down

79 What Really Happens Read This Article - [Click on Link] Read This Article - l Tactics & Training l What Really Happens In A Gunfight? l The conclusions from twenty-five years of lethal force investigation. By Dave Spaulding

80 Carjacker Attack If he says: Get out of the car! Let him have the car - Everyone Out If he says: Move over! He intends to kill you – Fight or Flight Defeating the Carjacker [Click on Link] Defeating the Carjacker

81 Attack At Home l Move Quickly to a Safe Room l Close and Lock Door l Seek Cover l Ready Your Weapon – Point at Door l Dial 911 l Yell I Have a Gun Get Out I called Police Personal Protection Inside the Home DVD [Click Here]

82 Self Defense A Good Book l Real-World l SURVIVAL! What Has Worked For Me By Walt Rauch US Secret Service US Army Intelligence [Click Here To See]Click Here To See

83 Self Defense A Good Book l IN THE GRAVEST EXTREME l By Mass Ayoob “ Master Instructor” “ Law Enforcement Guru” l If You Shoot Someone l Your Life Will Change Forever [Click Here To See]Click Here To See

84 Self Defense Good - Books Basics of Personal Protection in the Home – Book [Click Here] Personal Protection Outside the Home - Book [Click Here]

85 More Information l More Detailed Information l What you need to know about GUNS and AMMUNITION l “Ammo & Ballistics” [Click Here] “Ammo & Ballistics” Click Here

86 Additional Training l NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course l NRA Personal Protection Course l Competitive shooting (IPSC, IDPA, SASS, etc.) l Smith & Wesson Training Smith & Wesson Training l Sheriff’s Department [Click on Link]


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