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John Hearne- Cognitive Pistol- Sept 25th

September 25, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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This course emphasizes thinking with the pistol and is intended for intermediate and advanced shooters. The course will feature a series of drills with increasing complexity that will make the shooter think while running their pistol. The course uses turning targets, steel targets, and 3-D targets to create challenges. The use of visual start signals and the need to process visual information before shooting is emphasized. The goal is to make the shooter work and solve problems under “cognitive load” or “task load” instead of raw technical shooting skill.

Another teaching tool in this process is the use of tactical anatomy. Tactical anatomy teaches the shooter how to place the most effective fight stopping hits under the reality of three-dimensional targets. The class will feature anatomically correct, three-dimensional targets that must be engaged correctly and under realistic time limits.

Round Count: Minimal round count is ~200 rounds. Some portions of the course allow for extra shooting based on the student’s interest, ability, and ammunition availability. Up to 250 rounds could be fired in the course but are not required.

Pre-Requisites: Students need to already be competent and safe gun handlers. They must be able to load/unload, present/reholster safely, perform reloads, reduce malfunctions, etc.

While anyone capable of safely running their handgun will benefit from the class, the most benefit will be achieved by those who can already shoot well. Since accurate shooting will be emphasized – the ability to place 5 rounds in a 5” circle from five yards in less than five seconds is the recommended, but not required, standard.

Tuition includes all range fees.

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Shore Galleries Training Center
3360 W Devon Ave
Lincolnwood, IL 60712 United States
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(847) 676-2900
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