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HANDGUN LEVEL 2 5/10/2024

May 10 - May 11



Friday, May 10th and Saturday,
May 11th, 2024

Time: Friday 8am – 4pm, Saturday 12pm – 8pm (Range)

Location: Diamondback Private Range

Phone: 520-886-8338

Course Fee:

Note: Please bring your receipt, whether paper copy from in store, or electronic PayPal copy, with you to class.

First and Last Name:

Phone Number:

Course Cancellation Policy Reminder:

  • If a student notifies us at least 72 hours prior to the start of their course, the student may cancel for a full refund or reschedule to an alternate available course date with no rescheduling fee.
  • If a student notifies us between 24 and 72 hours prior to the start of their course, no refund will be issued, but the student may reschedule to an alternate available course date by paying a $15 rescheduling fee.
  • If a student notifies us less than 24 hours prior to the start of their course, or fails to attend their course, no refund will be issued, and the student may not reschedule to an alternate available course date without paying the full registration fee again.

Course Information

Our Handgun Level 2 course focus on developing skills necessary for everyday carry and competition. This course will span 2 days: Friday 8am to 4pm and Saturday 12pm to 8pm. Students must possess a strong understanding of the four safe gun handling rules. Students that are not able to follow the four safe gun handling rules may be asked to leave the class.




Completion of Handgun Level 1 and instructor approval.

If you have not completed Handgun Level 1, you will be asked to provide additional information as to your shooting background/proficiency. 


Must be lawfully allowed to train with firearms.

Courses have a student minimum of 3 and maximum of 10.

What this course covers

      • Safe Gun Handling skills for carry and competition applications
      • Loading, unloading, reloading, and malfunction clearances
      • OWB/IWB/AIWB holster and mag carrier set up
      • Ammunition options for carry/competition
      • Training mindset and approach
      • Expanding upon fundamentals of Grip, Vision, and Trigger
      • Efficient draw from OWB/IWB/AIWB
      • Accuracy at speed based on target size and distance
      • Target Transitions
      • Mounted and Unmounted Movement
      • Position entry and exit
      • Cover vs Concealment
      • One-Hand / Off-Hand shooting
      • Low Light/Night shooting
      • Handheld vs Weapon mounted lights

Required Gear:

  • Note taking material -optional-
    Eye / Hearing Protection (Electronic Hearing Protection strongly encouraged)
    Semi-Auto Handgun of 9mm or greater caliber (No revolvers)
    OWB/IWB/AIWB rigid holster – Concealed carry, battle belt, or competition belts are all welcome (Purses, Cross-Draw and Small-of-Back rigs ARE NOT permissible)
  • Handheld flashlight REQUIRED, Weapon Mounted Light may be used in addition to a handheld.
    At least 3 mags and 2 mag carriers – Must be able to bring a minimum of 50 rounds in mags to the line
    1000 rounds of target ammunition (no steel core)
    Water / snacks / bag lunch for each training day
    Sunscreen and weather appropriate attire for outdoor private range.

Our Instructors

Director of Training – Michael Maurer has been a member of the Tucson shooting community since 2015, starting as a student at Diamondback Training Center. His passion for firearms drew him to the practical shooting sports where he found his love for competitive pistol shooting. Mike is a Master class Carry Optics shooter in the International Defensive Pistol Association and regularly travels for competition and training events. He has studied under national trainers to include Drew Estell, JJ Racaza, Scott Jedlinski, Fabio Spinella, Gabe White, Nick Young, Tim Herron, AJ Zito, Ernest Langdon, and Rick Crawley. Mike’s passion for sport shooting drives him to constantly train and seek new ways to improve his skills. He brings that passion to his instruction as well, blending his patient, calm demeanor to help students bridge the gap between their current skills and their goals as shooters.

E-mail: training@dbackshootingsports.com


-TCCC certified
-NRA Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun instructor and RSO
-Awards: GWT Turbo Pin #43, AHT Man Card #141

A US Army 82nd Airborne Reconnaissance Infantryman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran (2008-2009), I also spend as much time as possible outside hunting and fishing. Having countless hours training with multiple weapon platforms from crew served weapons to pistols, and having trained military, law enforcement, and civilians. We are constantly updating our training curriculum, making Diamondback an ideal training environment for individuals from every walk of life.



-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Shotgun Instructor, Inside and Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
-Arizona Department of Public Safety, Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Instructor
-California POST Instructor
-Sabre Red OC Spray Instructor
-ASP Baton, Handcuffing, and Flashlight Tactics Instructor
-CPR Certified

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

* To register click on one of the courses below

12 Jul
HANDGUN LEVEL 2 7/12/2024

To register for this course click the above link

Friday @ 8:00 am Location provided via email
Tucson, AZ United States


May 10
May 11
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Diamondback Private Range
Location provided via email
Tucson, AZ United States