Pistol Training in Denver CO
BluCore Pistol I
The BluCore Pistol I class teaches weapons awareness, ready positions and shooting fundamentals specific to a semi-automatic pistol. This fundamental level class lays the groundwork for further pistol training, and is a prerequisite for our Pistol II and Pistol III classes and is approximately 3 hours in length, including both classroom and range time. The skills learned in the classroom will be reinforced on the range during live fire drills. All skills taught in this class are foundational and are reviewed and expanded upon in further classes.
BluCore Women’s Pistol I
Our Women’s Pistol I class is the same curriculum we offer in our regular BluCore Pistol I class, but limited to women shooters only. The BluCore Pistol I class teaches weapons awareness, ready positions and shooting fundamentals specific to a semi-automatic pistol. This fundamental level class lays the groundwork for further pistol training, and is a prerequisite for our Pistol II and Pistol III classes and is approximately 3 hours in length, including both classroom and range time. The skills learned in the classroom will be reinforced on the range during live fire drills. All skills taught in this class are foundational and are reviewed and expanded upon in further classes.
BluCore Pistol 1.5
The BluCore Pistol 1.5 class is a direct follow up to our most popular BluCore Pistol I class. Pistol 1.5 will take the fundamentals learned in Pistol I and we will take and break them down, to help you shoot with greater precision. The class is approximately 2 hours in length, with only a small safety brief in the classroom and 1 hour and 45 minutes of shooting very beneficial drills on the range. This class is great for that link between Pistol I and Pistol II. Whether you are a Competition shooter or someone who carries a firearm on a daily basis, this class can be extremely beneficial to you. Remember “The Best do the Basics Better.“
BluCore Pistol II
The BluCore Pistol II Class introduces students to tactical pistol shooting. We briefly review the basics from our Pistol I class (a prerequisite to taking this class) and then expand upon them. Students will begin drills from the ‘high ready’ position and then progress to drawing from the holster. Also covered in the course: engaging multiple targets, combat and tactical reloads, strong/support hand shooting and shooting while moving! This course is approximately 3-1/2 hours long and includes a brief classroom period along with substantial range time.
BluCore Pistol III
The BluCore Pistol III class is for advanced tactical pistol shooters only. Students will quickly review the primary skills learned in our Pistol II class (a prerequisite), and then expand upon them. This course will cover advanced tactical pistol skills such as the use of barricades and atypical shooting positions. The skills taught, and the drills utilized, are used by members of the US Special Operations community. Most drills will start from the holstered position and include: engaging multiple targets, combat and tactical reloads, strong/support hand shooting, shooting while moving, use of barricades, shooting from atypical positions, and shooting while under time or physical stress. This course is approximately 3.5 hours long and includes a limited classroom portion and 2+ hours on the range. To maximize range time, this class is limited to eight participants.
Our unique class is approximately 4 hours long, and taught in our range, after a safety briefing. In this class, we will discuss unconventional shooting positions, movements, clearing techniques, and the most important thing: the reasons behind the tactics.
This pistol course is geared towards active shooting positions and techniques, providing you with the skills needed in an emergency situation. Each new skill you will learn with repetition and practical testing. It’s important to test new skills while under simulated stress to imprint long lasting muscle memory. The course is taught by SEAL, special operations and other trainers covering highly advanced skills. There will be a very high volume of shooting in this course. Lunch will be provided.
The BluCore Concealed Carry class was designed for people looking to obtain their Colorado Concealed Carry permit, or for current permit holders looking for a dedicated concealed carry class. In this class we discuss firearms safety, basic fundamentals, concealed handgun selection, and a variety of carry methods and correlating draw techniques for each method. We then move to our range for live fire practice. Upon completion, students will receive a certificate that they can use to apply for a Colorado Handgun Permit (CHP).
Concealed Carry Drill Night
The BluCore Concealed Carry Drill Night was designed for people looking to continue their concealed handgun training in a live-fire environment. During this class, a quick review of holster drawing is done in the classroom, then students go to the range for a series of live-fire drills. Drills will focus on some challenging and atypical shooting positions that are hard to practice on a typical firing line. This class is valuable to anyone carrying a concealed handgun for self-defense in or outside the home.
BluCore Target I.D.
BluCore’s new Target ID class has been developed to give participants the ability to identify and engage targets if they need to use their firearm for self-defense. This class will demonstrate the challenges involved with properly identifying a threat and the steps in employing an appropriate response while under mental and/or physical duress. Geared toward both new, as well as experienced shooters, this class will cover situational awareness, the difference between being prepared and being paranoid, and how to properly quantify a threat.
BluCore Low Light Pistol
Our Low Light Pistol Class will start in the classroom discussing the ‘pros and cons’ of hand held, and weapon mounted, lights and the specific shooting positions and methods for both options. We will also discuss light control, (or light discipline) and also train on different methods of employing lighting during dry fire drills. On the range, we practice the different techniques utilizing different drills using a variety of lights.
Designed for the new shooter and the experienced shooter alike, participants in our Handgun Evaluation class will have a chance to shoot a total of 100 rounds through 10 different handguns, including both revolvers and semi-automatics, in a variety of calibers. The class is approximately 2 hours in length, and includes both classroom and range time. The main focus in the classroom will be firearms safety and also covering the pros and cons of each handgun being evaluated.
BluCore Pistol Care & Maintenance
Our Pistol Care and Maintenance Class teaches you how to properly care for and maintain your specific handgun. After a brief review of firearms safety, we will show you how to “take-down,” clean and lubricate your firearm. Upon completion of this class, all students will have an understanding of how to safely and properly disassemble, reassemble, clean and maintain handguns. This class is 90 minutes in length and takes place in the classroom.
Complimentary Introduction to Pistol Ownership
This class is designed for anyone that is new to owning, or is considering purchasing, a semi-automatic pistol (or revolver). The emphasis is on safe handling and operation, but we also cover the basics of loading, unloading, and clearing a pistol. Basic disassembly will be covered for those that bring their handgun to class. This class is free, and attendance is offered on a first come, first served basis. All of our complimentary training classes are offered on the last Saturday of every month.