Defending yourself with a handgun takes more than just thinking about it. It takes proper training and skill building. With Combative Pistolcraft Essentials you are on your way towards both. Dave Spaulding is a professional firearms instructor with 36 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Federal Security including patrol, crime scene investigations, court security, violent and property crime investigations, undercover/surveillance operations, SWAT, training and dignitary protection. In this video Dave reviews the contents of a proper combative pistol program including being situationally dependent, physiological efficiency, equipment, the “concept” of stopping power, grip and trigger control, body position and ready positions, holster skills, reloading, clearing malfunctions/stoppages, one hand shooting, cover & concealment, dry fire, and more.