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Red Dot Techniques Training


Special Offer: Order two or more training classes and receive $50 off each class. Discount automatically applied at time of checkout.

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*Please note cancellations will only be accepted up to 7 days prior to the class date. No shows on the day of will not be refunded.*

Red Dot Transition Course

This one day course is for pistol owners who have red dot sights (RDS) and want to develop a better understanding of the techniques for deploying and utilizing RDS pistols. This course covers types of RDS sights, the carry and utilization of RDS mounted pistols and the pros and cons of the RDS. This course is designed for those who already possess basic firearm skills and want to advance to the next level.

Class will begin in a classroom setting at 2845 County Road 233 in Florence TX 76527.  Coffee and water will be provided, please bring any snacks or specialty drinks you may need or desire (no alcohol allowed before or during training). Lunch will be provided. A 1.5hr break will be taken to accommodate for travel to and from range.

  • 8am start in classroom at 2845 County Road 233 in Florence TX 76527.
  • Total class time is around 8-9 hours.

Range portion of training will be at the Ranch at Staccato’s new facility located at 1223 County Road 233 in Florence Texas 76527.

Dress for range should be comfortable clothing and weather specific.  If it rains, we will still train so bring raingear if you require it, sunscreen and hats for hot sunny weather is recommended.

We will discuss range safety and rules, discuss the 1911/2011 platform, disassemble and assemble the 2011, discuss carrying options, dryfire and do static firearms training.

Student needs to be able to stand for long periods of time.  If you require special accommodations or have questions concerning the course, please email us at [email protected]

Required Student Provided Items:

  • Ballistic eye protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Staccato 2011
  • 3 magazines with mag carrier for at least one
  • Holster
  • 350 rounds of ammunition
  • Any item needed for environmental conditions.

Your Instructors

Randy Tweedy

Randy Tweedy is a retired Deputy Sheriff with 25 years of service for the largest Sheriff’s Department in the world, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

He was a Full-Time Firearms Instructor in the Department’s Weapons Training Unit for 13 years.

His expertise is in training new Firearms Instructors, Pistol Mounted Optic Courses, new shooters (Academy Recruits), as well as a wide variety of all on-duty, off duty and back up weapons, concealed carry courses and patrol rifle training.

He was part of the team who were responsible for testing and getting Staccato 2011 pistols approved for Duty use for LASD.

Randy has worked with thousands of students from his own department and dozens of other outside Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the southwest region of the country.

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