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Thu, May 09


Shadow Hawk Defense

[FULL] JJ Racaza Training Course

$700 Silver in the Open division at the 2011 IPSC Handgun World Shoot, Silver in the Production division at the 2014 Handgun World Shoot, The number one qualifier of the US Gold Team for the 2010 ISSF World Shooting Champ., 3rd place in season 1 of History Channel's Top Shot. Cont. for more info.

[FULL] JJ Racaza Training Course
[FULL] JJ Racaza Training Course

Time & Location

May 09, 2024, 8:00 AM – May 10, 2024, 4:00 PM

Shadow Hawk Defense, 436 Apple Harvest Dr, Hedgesville, WV 25427, USA

About the event

In this two day course you will learn: the micro details of what it takes to pull a trigger fast while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Here is a quick breakdown of what we cover in class.

CONCEPT: 90-10%

LEVEL 1 Course: (C – GM)


  1. trigger control: learning the techniques of pulling the trigger faster than you ever have and achieve the same if not better accuracy/precision.
  2. single target breakdowns
  3. being present
  4. calling your shots
  5. shooting becomes sensory which leads to instinctive shooting
  6. understanding the difference between shooting vs. movement
  7. rhythm/cadence fire
  8. visual patience
  9. far too many work on being patient when they do not yet possess the skill sets to make a good shot, which just causes undue delay to their shooting


  1. transitions
  2. multiple target breakdown
  3. fat line vs. bump transitions
  4. rhythm/cadence fire
  5. timing drills
  6. tachypsychia
  8. entering and leaving positions

– timing

– 3 must know techniques on exits

– 3 step entry (90%-10% concept)

  1. mindset
  2. visualization
  3. techniques on stage breakdown
  4. field course analysis
  5. levels of comprehension
  6. stimulus vs. response
  7. speed (attack)
  8. accuracy (control)
  9. drills to target specific skills
  10. Shooting and Moving
  11. Shooting while Moving
  12. body positioning (stance/structure)
  13. field course analysis
  14. 3 vital techniques to apply that allows me to identify the best way to run/ attack a field course
  15. mental focus discussion and application
  16. application
  17. Phases in Training (Development vs. Preparation)
  18. Teaching you to diagnose your own issues, as well as being able to target your own specific self corrective actions.
  19. Learning how to utilize timers in a more indepth manner, reading between the numbers.

Basic shooting knowledge and range experience required.  Shooting experience of at least one year.  No age requirement.  Understanding of gun safety and range rules.  You must supply your own handgun.  Ammo requirements are approximately 500 rounds per day, for a total of 1,000 rounds.

Please bring the following to the course:

  1. Firearm
  2. 1,000 rounds minimum of ammo
  3. Proper clothing for the weather
  4. Snacks and plenty of water
  5. Eye and ear protection
  6. Belt, weapon, magazine holster

If this class is sold out, please reach out to to be added to the waitlist.

Return/Refund policy: Due to the unknown nature of scheduling and maintaining a minimum student count, refunds will not be given.  Unforeseen events being what they are, JJ Racaza Training will allow you to exchange your spot with someone else on your own or through the waitlist if there is one.  If JJ Racaza Training is forced for ANY reason to cancel a course, a full refund will be given.

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