Low-Light Applications Class

Event Phone: 205-759-3000

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  • July 10, 2023 - July 13, 2023
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Low-Light Applications

This course covers the basic fundamentals of deploying white light in conjunction with the handgun and carbine. Handheld lighting techniques will be covered extensively as will weapon mounted lighting techniques. The lighting techniques and weapons will then be meshed into a comprehensive and seamless system.
The techniques will then be applied in the live-fire shoot house. Drills will progress into multiple target and discretionary shooting situations.
The same techniques will also be applied in force on force drills and scenarios that require students to navigate rooms and structures while using white light to reduce angles and solve progressively complicated problems.
Students will also be exposed to basic trauma medicine to include tourniquet application, wound packing and chest seals.

The course will cover:
*Safe tactics
*Handheld light nomenclature and section
*pre-engagement / engagement / post engagement processes
*Handheld lighting techniques
*Weapon mounted lighting techniques
*Weapons manipulations in diminished light
*Multiple threat engagements
*Discretionary engagements
*Conventional and non-conventional positions
*Room/structure navigation and live fire drills
*Progressive force on force drills
*Injured shooter techniques and medical intervention
*Interior and exterior vehicle work
Required logistics:
*Handgun with minimum 3 magazines
*800 rounds handgun ammunition
*Quality holster specific to handgun
*Necessary support or duty gear
*Weapon mounted light for handgun ( not mandatory but highly suggested )
*Quality handheld flashlight
*Extra batteries
*Carbine with minimum 3 magazines
*800 rounds carbine ammunition
*Necessary support or duty gear ( mag pouches, belt or vest mounted that allow student to retain magazines for the carbine )
*Weapon mounted light ( not mandatory but highly suggested )
*Ballistic vest / entry vest / ballistic plates with carrier *MANDATORY for shoot house*
*Ballistic helmet *MANDATORY for shoot house*
*Protective mask head/neck/throat protection for FoF drills
*“Simunition” handgun – if available otherwise provided
*“Simunition” carbine – if available otherwise provided
*200 rounds of simunition handgun – if available otherwise provided
*200 rounds of simunition carbine – if available otherwise provided
*Compressed gauze
*Chest seal
*8 Chem lights or equivalent battery powered PID, front and rear, for each night.
*Clear eye protection
*Ear protection (amplified highly suggested)

Course dates: Nights of the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of July, 2023.

The course is *FREE* and limited to 14 students. You are registered for on-site housing when you register for class so no need to RSVP.

Training day 1 begins at 12:00 p.m. central time.

*Flat range work up handgun focus
*Low-light lecture
*Handheld flashlight techniques
*Weapon mounted light techniques
*Barricade work
*Principals and pattern of movement
*TQ application
*Injured shooter techniques

Training day 2 begins at 1 p.m. central

*Flat range work up carbine focus
*Handheld flashlight techniques w/ carbine
*Barricade work
*Movement and positional work
*Injured shooter drills

Training day 3 begins at 1:00 p.m. central time

*Shoot house
dry runs
*Shoot house
live fire
*Shoot house
low-light runs
*Medical scenarios

Training day 4 begins at 1:00 p.m. central time

*Force on Force
day runs
*Force on Force
low-light runs
*Medical scenarios
The Training Center is located at:

22794 P & M Mining Road
Berry, AL 35546

Maps and Waze locations are correct.
On site lodging at the Training Center is *FREE* to the students.
The Facility can house up to 32 students.

Amenities include:

*Bunk rooms with bed linen.
If you have a favorite pillow or woobie, bring it.
*Showers with all linen and toiletries.
If you have a favorite soap and loofah, bring it.
*Full kitchen to include
Refrigerators / freezer
Coffee pots
Dish washer
free weights, weight machines and cross-fit area
Running track around pond
*Living room with wi-fi and satellite t.v.
*Weapons cleaning room
*Gas grills
*Industrial ice machine for filling coolers
More information on the Training Center can be found at:
and here:

The Training Facility will be open to accept students by 5:00 p.m. central time, Sunday the 9th of July.
Students that are traveling from a distance are welcome to stay over on the last night of training and leave on Friday.

The range is a fair distance from Tuscaloosa and any restaurants. Most students stop before arrival and bring groceries with them to prepare meals. The range has a full kitchen and amenities for cooking and meal prep. There is also a large gas grill on the patio.
If you choose to eat out there is Big AL’s about two miles from the range. They have lunch and limited dinner hours. The town of Berry has a couple quick food places about 20 minutes away.

The Training Center handbook is also attached. We ask that you read that prior to arrival. If you have any questions or concerns don’t hesitate to contact us. My contact info is available on the signature line of this e-mail.


Deputy Chase Jenkins
TCSO Training Center.


Venue Phone: 205-759-3000

22794 P&M Mining Road, Berry, Alabama, 35546, United States