Objective- This was drill was designed in order to evaluate the ability of the shooter to quickly make combat effective hits with two hands, strong hand only and support hand only on a threat in close proximity.

Target- Any humanoid target is acceptable. A more realistic high value scoring area can be created with an 8 inch paper plate.

Begin Exercise- The shooter will be positioned 5 yards away, directly in front of the target. A fully loaded handgun will be contained in a duty holster or concealed from view. On the signa, the shooter will draw and fire 1 shot freestyle, 2 shots strong hand only, TRANSFER and fire 2 shots support hand only. The goal is to place all 5 hits in the high value area of the target in 5 seconds or less.

5 hits, 5 seconds from 5 yards

Mike Boyle is a retired law enforcement officer and has been active in use of force instruction for over 40 years. He has been a police academy assistant director, instructor, Rangemaster and is the author of 2 books, 3 training videos and hundreds of magazine articles on firearms, training and tactics. Mike served 21 years on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors. Mr. Boyle can provide instruction on various firearms disciplines including handgun, shotgun and low light threat management. He can be reached at mboyle308@gmail.com.