Low Light Essentials I | Pistol
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Course Length:  4.0 Hours


Prerequisite: Defensive Pistol I or Defensive Rifle I


Class Size: 10 -20 participants 


Cost:  200.US

Ammunition and/ or required gear are not included in the course cost

10% Discount for Law Enforcement, Military, NAAGA and NRA members

15% Discount for followers of Clubhouse | Firearms and Combatives HQ

This course is taught in conjunction with Panther Protection Services, and consists of both classroom and live-fire instruction.


This course is designed to help participants understand the essentials of low light engagement.  It focuses on everything from selecting the right illumination source to fighting with it, whether your choice is a handheld device or weapon mounted light.   We also focus on the fundamentals of close quarter engagement (CQB).  You will leave understanding both protector and threat options.  It will introduce participants to realistic situations they may potentially face in their day-to-day environment.  Some of the topics we will cover are:


•  Understanding Light (Lumens vs Candle Power)

•  Understanding How Much Light You Require

•  Gear Review

•  Low Light Principles

•  Deploying Handheld Flashlights

•  Weapon Mounted Lights

•  Light Fighting Options

•  Fundamentals of CQB

•  Engagement Options

•  Maintaining Continuity of Fire (tactical and emergency reloading)

•  Managing Malfunctions


This training course is designed to help you increase your ability to defend your life or that of a loved one or associate and to prevail during a low light encounter.  

Required Gear​

  • Everyday Carry (EDC) firearm (handgun)

  • Pistol holster and magazine carrier

  • Flashlight and/or weapon mounted flashlight(s)

  • Workout attire or Daily Wear* (Both a short and Long Sleeve shirt, long pants, comfortable footwear)

  • Clear Eye Protection**

  • Ear Protection

  • If not vaccinated, mask or face covering (Required COVID-19 Protocol)**

*   This is a physically demanding class. Please consider that clothing may become torn, dirtied or sweaty.

**  Eye protection is not included in the cost of the course but can be purchased for 5. US Dollars.


  • Social distancing observed (During verbal instruction)

  • If not vaccinated, Face Masks and/ or Face Shields Required

  • Face masks will be available for purchase 2. US

  • Face Shields are available for purchase 20. US

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