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OTOA Advanced Training Courses

Pistol Diagnostics (8 Hours) April 27, 2021

Russ Pistol Diagnostics

Pistol Diagnostics

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Lake Township, Ohio

The OTOA is delighted to announce an exclusive training course for police professionals, military and armed security officers interested in improving handguns skills.

This exclusive offering to OTOA members will provide all the basics needed to recognize and self-diagnose issues encountered with the handgun and how to fix those deficiencies through a better understanding of the fundamentals of marksmanship.

This firearms course will break down each of the fundamentals in terms that make sense to shooters of all levels of experience and expertise with the practical applications through live-fire exercises.

This course is conducted by credentialed and experienced OTOA trainers. All OTOA training staff are tenured police professionals with specific expertise in mentoring and coaching shooters of all levels of experience with firearms.

Intended audience

  • Those interested in improvement and confidence with the pistol
  • Those interested in mastering the basics of firearms
  • Ideal for current firearms instructors
  • Ideal for requalification officers (REQ)
  • Ideal for agencies interested in improving individual officer knowledge and skillset

Required Equipment – Student Supplied: 

  • 500 rounds of factory 9mm pistol ammunition – NO RELOADS
  • Duty or Individual owned pistol with a minimum of 3 magazines
  • Duty belt with holster or a concealed holster
    (SORRY - No Serpa, shoulder/ ankle holsters)
  • 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

COST: $175

Course limited to 24 students.

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Contact OTOA Training Manager - Jim Hardman: or (937) 219-8784


Start Date 04-27-2021 8:00 am
End Date 04-27-2021 5:00 pm
Capacity 24
Registered 5
Open Seats Remaining 19
Last Day to Register 04-27-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $175.00
Speaker OTOA Red Team Training Team
Number Hours 16
Location Lake Township Police Department

Venue Information - Lake Township Police Department

Lake Township PD - 27975 Cummings Rd. Millbury, OH 43447

The range is very close to Lake Township PD

Another landmark address close to the range – Nagle Trucking - 4520 Moline Martin Rd. Walbridge, OH 43465


The range is adjacent to Toledo Executive AirField and directly behind Nagle Truck Lines located at 4520 Moline-Martin Road in Walbridge, OH (Use the Lake Twp. Police Dept address for GPS destination as it is directly south of the trucking company property)

Pull into the main drive at Nagle Trucking near the large maintenance garage and drive all the way to the back between the semi-trailers and you will see the astroturf range to the left.

If you hit the runway, you went too far

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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