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Sage Dynamics

Purpose driven.

Low Light Employment

Course length: Two Days


Course Description: 

Recognizing that low-light training is one of the most difficult areas to maintain proficiency, we have developed the Low Light Employment course to engage students with critical skills on the handgun and then on the rifle platform to ensure a basic understanding of solid techniques that they can then develop to proficiency.


Proper employment of white light as a deterrent, and for positive threat identification are the most important aspects of low light and the entire LLE class it built around those goals.   LLE approaches the technique instruction with an expectation of student weapon safety and basic understanding of both marksmanship and firearms controls.   While this class does not have a pre-requisite, it will be expected for students to display basic proficiency.


Topics of instruction include:


  • Real world safety

  • Equipment selection

  • Ammunition selection

  • light selection (weapon and handeld)

  • Handheld light use for deterrence, control

  • Handheld coupling techniques

  • Shooting positions

  • Austere shooting positions

  • Transition from handheld to weapon mounted light

  • Pistol to rifle/rifle to pistol transitions 

  • On cover/off cover shooting

  • Reloads and malfunctions under low light

  • Engagements in low light

  • Judgement shooting

Course Cost: $500.00 


  • Rifle (must hand sling)

  • 3+ rifle magazines

  • Handgun

  • Holster and magazine pouches

  • Handheld light

  • weapon mounted lights (if used) 

  • 500 rounds handgun

  • 500 Rounds rifle 

  • Spare batteries for all lights

  • Ear and eye protection

Optional (recommended) gear:

  • Gloves

  • Sunblock

  • Hydration

  • Field cleaning kit

  • Basic maintenance tools

  • Knee and elbow pads

  • Additional magazines for all weapons


Class size: Minimum of 10, no more than 15


Prerequisites: none

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