Dry fire!

All drills should be performed with an unloaded weapon and magazines that have been checked twice!
Store Live Ammunition in separate location.
Point firearm in safest direction.
No distractions.
If interrupted STOP
Drills should be performed on first day back to work, on third day of work week and the last day of the work week.

Day 1 through Day 30 (10 repetitions of each drill)
Day 30 through Day 60 (5 repetitions of each drill)
Day 60 – On (3 repetitions of each drill)

Drill # 1 From Ready gun position, present weapon to target.
• As weapon comes on target finger should move trigger to the re-set position
• Sights must be aligned

Drill # 2 From Ready gun position, present weapon to target and press the trigger.
• As weapon comes on target finger should move trigger to the re-set position
• Sights must be aligned
• Press trigger, straight back keeping sights aligned on target.

Drill # 3 Identify target, start with weapon holstered, identify target and close eyes. Present weapon to target open eyes when weapon comes to rest, open eyes and confirm natural point of aim.
• Identify target close eyes, do not shift body.
• Disengage holster retention, establish shooting grip.
• As weapon comes on target finger should move trigger to the re-set position
• Sights must be aligned

Drill # 4 Start drill with weapon holstered, present weapon to target.
• Disengage holster retention, establish shooting grip.
• As weapon comes on target finger should move trigger to the re-set position
• Sights must be aligned

Drill # 5 Start drill with weapon holstered, present weapon to target and press the trigger.
• Disengage holster retention, establish shooting grip.
• As weapon comes on target finger should move trigger to the re-set position
• Sights must be aligned
• Press trigger, straight back keeping sights aligned on target.

Drill# 6 Start drill from a ready gun position, visualize there is a lull in the gun fight and you are behind cover.
• Make a decision to tactically reload your weapon.
• Release support hand from the weapon.
• Obtain fresh magazine from magazine pouch.
• Bring fresh magazine up to weapon system using the Side by Side method.
• Depress the magazine release.
• Catch the depleted magazine in the support hand.
• Insert the fresh magazine into the magazine well
• Push magazine into the weapon while pushing the weapon onto the magazine.

Drill# 7 Start drill from a ready gun position, visualize there is a lull in the gun fight and you are behind cover.
• Make a decision to tactically reload your weapon.
• Release support hand from the weapon.
• Obtain fresh magazine from magazine pouch.
• Bring fresh magazine up to weapon system using the L method.
• Depress the magazine release.
• Catch the depleted magazine in the support hand.
• Insert the fresh magazine into the magazine well
• Push magazine into the weapon while pushing the weapon onto the magazine.

Drill# 8 Start drill from a ready gun position, visualize there is a lull in the gun fight and you are behind cover.
• Make a decision to tactically reload your weapon.
• Release support hand from the weapon.
• Depress the magazine release.
• Catch the depleted magazine in the support hand.
• Place the depleted magazine in a pocket.
• Obtain a fresh magazine form the magazine pouch.
• Insert the fresh magazine into the magazine well
• Push magazine into the weapon while pushing the weapon onto the magazine.

Drill# 9 Start drill from a ready gun position, visualize you are in a gun fight and you weapon has run out of ammunition.
• Depress the magazine release.
• Release support hand from the weapon and strip the empty magazine.
• Throw the empty magazine toward your magazine pouch.
• Obtain the fresh magazine from magazine pouch (thumb between magazine and pouch, index finger resting along front of magazine).
• Bring the fresh magazine up to weapon system.
• Insert the fresh magazine into the magazine well
• Push magazine into the weapon while pushing the weapon onto the magazine.
• Send the slide forward using handover slide or sling shot method
• Assess the need to re-engage.

Credit: rportwood107 Active LEO. Firearm training instructor.

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