​​​​​Two-Day Performance Pistol

The Performance Pistol​ class provides the tools, analysis, and in-depth critique, essential to advancing a student's shooting to a higher level. Its primary focus is competitive practical shooting (USPSA/IPSC).

Location: Travis will travel to your area
Class size: Approximately 10 to 12 students

Round count: Approximately 800 rounds

Class Curriculum

Fundamental Techniques

Grip: Mechanics and geometry
Stance: Freestyle, Single-Hand, Barricade
Trigger Function: 3 Stages and when and how to use
Draws: All types from holster
Optics/Irons: Visual techniques associated with the use of a dot and irons
Table Starts: Loading and drawing
Mag Changes: Static and moving

 Target Transitions

Increasing speed and efficiency
Mechanical techniques
Visual actions: the 4 ocular skills and how to train them

Calling Shots

In-depth process analysis and awareness exercises

 Visual Processing

Target Acquisition: Increasing efficiency in both peripheral and blind acquisitions
Velocitization: Using speed acclimatization to make gains in a shorter amount of time
Vision Barriers: Shooting prop manipulation and negotiation


Detailed break-down of exiting positions
In-depth analysis of position entries
Shooting on the move


Cognitive Priming
Visualization and Mental Imagery
The Circle of Performance (The RAS: how to tune for success and positive change)

Breaking Through Plateaus

 Match Preparation: Physical, Mental, Nutrition
Match Craft: Performance, Strategy, Consistency
Daily Question & Answer session

Range Fees: Any additional fees charged by the range should be added to the student’s base enrollment fee. The Class Coordinator should collect these fees and pay the range directly.

You can earn a free enrollment in the class by being the Class Coordinator for your area. 

Equipment List:

Functioning handgun and magazines

Holster/belt/mag pouches

Note pad, and pen/pencil (optional)

Clothing suited to training/matches as well as being seasonally appropriate
Rain gear & cold weather gear (seasonal)

Ear protection & eye protection

Appropriate foot gear
Snacks (optional)

Sunblock (optional)
Knee and elbow pads (optional)

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For more information and to schedule a Performance Pistol class, please contact: travis@travistomasie.com