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Introduction to Red Dot Sight Handgun (8 Hours) July 8, 2021

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Introduction to Red Dot Sight (RDS) Handgun

Thursday - July 8, 2021

 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Northern Ohio Tactical Training Center
Amherst, Ohio

The OTOA is delighted to announce an exclusive training course for Red Dot Sights equipped handguns.

This exclusive offering to OTOA members will provide all of the basics needed to validate the need for an RDS handgun system and familiarize the officer with the practical applications through live-fire exercises.

This course is conducted by credentialed and experienced OTOA trainers currently carrying and using Red Dot Sights daily and on duty as policing professionals.

No handgun with Red Dot Sights? - No problem!

The OTOA and GLOCK, Inc. will provide twenty-four (24) Glock G5 9mm pistols, all equipped with the latest Red Dot Sights for students to use and evaluate.

Red Dot Sights sponsored and provided by Trijicon, Vortex, and Holosun.

The OTOA in cooperation with our generous sponsors will also offer holsters from Safariland, Alien Gear, Zero 9 Solutions, and Raven Concealment Systems for students to use and evaluate. Every Glock RDS pistol will be equipped with a flashlight from Nighstick or Surefire. 

Zero 9 Solutions triple magazine pouches will also be available to use and evaluate.

The OTOA will supply the RDS pistol, holster, light, and mag pouches - Students will be required to bring their own 9mm ammo.

Required Equipment – Student Supplied:

  • The student is required to bring a belt for the holster and mag carrier, 1.5 to 1.75-inch belts
  • 500 rounds of factory 9mm pistol ammunition – NO RELOADS  - NO STEEL CORE
  • Range appropriate attire
  • Wrap around Eye Protection
  • Ear protection (electronic preferred)
  • Baseball style hat / billed cap
  • Food / Water - No meals provided
  • Seasonal weather gear/rain gear - dress for the weather
  • Note-taking material

Equipment supplied by OTOA

  • GLOCK G5 9mm pistol + 3 magazines equipped with a Red Dot Optics
  • Safariland, Alien Gear, Raven Concealment Systems, Zero9 Solutions Holsters
  • Zero9 Solutions triple magazine pouches
  • Weapon mounted lights from Nightstick and Surefire
  • Spare batteries for optics supplied by OTOA
  • Cleaning kits and lubrication

OTOA supplies the RDS pistols for this course.

Students are welcome to bring their own RDS equipped pistol.

If you bring your own - an approved RDS system MUST be installed BEFORE day one of the class you are registered for.

Red Dot Sponsors

COST: $200

Course limited to 24 students.

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Contact OTOA Training Manager - Jim Hardman: [email protected] or (937) 219-8784


Start Date 07-08-2021 8:00 am
End Date 07-08-2021 5:00 pm
Capacity 24
Registered 1
Open Seats Remaining 23
Last Day to Register 07-08-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $200.00
Speaker OTOA Red Team Training Team
Number Hours 8
Location Northern Ohio Tactical Training Center

Venue Information - Northern Ohio Tactical Training Center

Class Location for Day One - Northern Ohio Tactical Training Center, 49300 Cooper Foster Park Rd. Amherst, Ohio 44001

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