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S.T.A.R.T. (special tactics and rescue training) will be offering a Basic Tactical Pistol Class on June 19, 2010.  This class is a must take for the up coming Advanced Tactical Pistol/Rifle class to be offered soon.


The Basic Tactical Pistol Class $100.  This is a 6 to 8 hour class (depending on class size). Students are required to have a Pistol 9mm or larger, at least 2 mags. or Speed Loaders for Revolver's.  350 rounds of ammo. A jacket or vest for normal carry conceal wear. Eye and Ear Protection.


Students will be shown the proper techniques of drawing from a holster.

Shooting from the hip and why it is needed. Techniques of speed shooting, proper use of cover and concealment. Malfunction drills Level

1 and Level 2. Strong hand and Weak hand shooting and why it is or maybe needed. We will also cover some of the basic's of disarming an adverserary if needed. Students will also learn how to shoot and move forward, backwards, left and right.


Contact Larry F. Thornton at Home# 1-740-859-5164 or Cell#

1-740-275-8405 or Email


Directions to the Range.  Students from PA must get to Weirton. Stay far right when crossing the bridge to Ohio. Take route 7 South thru Stubenville OH.  Take the New Alexandria/Smithfield Exit. Off the exit Turn Right, go 1.1/2 miles. Watch for Blue Sign on your right S.T.A.R.T.  Turn right over small concret bridge (CoolSprings Rd.)  go

0.8 miles,Yellow Man Shaped Sign on your Right turn right go thru Yellow gate, keep driving till you see Range Building (40X80) Hope to see you on the Range Larry