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Tim Herron – Instructor Diagnostics and Development

November 4, 2022 @ 08:00 - November 6, 2022 @ 18:00


3- Day Instructor Diagnostics and Development Course (This is an exclusive class for limited enrollment) Are you an instructor looking to improve your diagnostic skills and coaching ability? This extended course dives deep and gets into the minutia of hands-on and visual diagnostics and solutions in order to improve every aspect of pistol shooting for your students. This class will have students testing and evaluating common techniques as well as putting to rest many misinterpreted or institutionalized techniques in modern pistol shooting.

We’ll cover topics in-depth such as:

1. Mental strategies to overcome fear, anticipation and performance anxiety

2. Skill assessment of students (what to look for and prioritize for their success)

3. Concepts of hand placement and application of grip pressures and their effects on accuracy

4. Tactile and visual diagnostics of shooter inputs

5. Hands on trigger isolation and grip isolation techniques

6. Aiming concepts and sight management

7. Handgun zeroing and how it affects point of impact at varying distances

8. Sight deviation and sight management

9. Aiming methods and solutions to common problems and misconceptions

10. Introduction and mastery of shot calling

11. Multiple target transitions

12. Understanding throttle control

13. Dry fire and live fire relevance

14. Differentiating diagnostic drills and performance drills

15. Structure of training/curriculum for meaningful progression and success

16. Concepts and coaching of movement with a pistol

17. Common errors, how to spot them and how to convey meaningful and sensible solutions

18. Skill progression and how it really works

19. Diagnostic workshop and mutual coaching amongst students

Equipment needed: 600-700 rounds of ammo

Reliable pistol

At least 3 magazines

Belt with quality holster and mag pouches

Safety equipment (Eye pro/Hearing pro)

Range bag/gear needed for a day at range

Relevant weather related gear (rain gear, umbrella, sunscreen, hat, jacket, gloves, etc…prepare for any weather)

Class cost: $700 per student +applicable range fees/ consumables (targets,pasters, water, etc.)

This curriculum is designed for a minimum of 6 students to no larger than 10 paid students max (+1 for class host for total of 11)


Tim Herron Shooting
(909) 334-1911
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MeadHall Range
2181 S Blackberry Dr
Mcloud, OK 74851 United States
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