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Range: CGG Range & Training Complex, 5068 US-64 E, Franklinville, NC 27248

We plan for both days to start at 08:30 AM and go until approximately 5:00 PM.

There will be a 1hr lunch break on both days.


Things we plan on covering this class:



Equipment Considerations (Holsters, sighting systems, parts selection, etc.)

Effective zero’s

Fundamental mechanics of shooting

Embracing and managing recoil

Trigger press as it relates to performance

Efficient presentation of the handgun (Draws)

Functions of the 1911/2011 platform

Efficient methods of reloading

Maintenance/Disassembly/Reassembly/Cycles of Operation

Managing sights at speed and distance

Assessing your skills


Required Equipment


An open mind with a desire to learn!

1911/2011 Handgun suitable for carry/duty/competition use. (If you have questions about whether your gun is suitable or not, please do not hesitate to contact us!)

At least 3 magazines, more for single stacks with 8 rounds or less.

Holster suitable for carry, duty, or competition use (No Serpa or cross draw please)

Way to carry at least 2 magazines on you person. (A belt mounted magazine pouch is HIGHLY suggested)

Reliable ammunition for your handgun (600rds This is a minimum requirement. The more ammo the better!)

A belt suitable to carry your handgun and ammunition


Eye protection (ANSI rated)

Hearing protection



Any tools you feel necessary to work on your firearm

A way to take notes!

March 2-3, 2024 / 1911 Driver / Franklinville, NC

Excluding Sales Tax