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Reactive Shooting Instructor Training Program (RSITP)

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The Reactive Shooting Instructor Training Program (RSITP) is a one week program designed to enable new and experienced firearms instructors to develop and teach reactive shooting techniques.  Reactive shooting is the shooter’s ability, under stress, to control the weapon to achieve maximum tactical accuracy and speed while quickly clearing any malfunction and to accomplish fast reloading.  This builds shooter confidence and instills an understanding of what is realistically possible with the weapon.  Classes are limited to twenty-four students.

Type: Advanced

Length: 5 class days


  • Firearms Safety Rules and Regulations
  • Officer Safety
  • Movement Drills
  • Pivots
  • Multiple Targets
  • Reactive Shooting for Instructors
  • Student Teaching Practice
  • Reactive Shooting Graded Practical Exercise
  • Reactive Shooting Scenarios with Non-Lethal Training Ammunition


Instructors assigned to coordinate and work with these programs have a significant background in law enforcement/military and special weapons training.  The instructional staff includes personnel from federal law enforcement, military, state and municipal law enforcement agencies.  All instructors assigned to teach in these programs attend special instructor training programs in the disciplines assigned.

Prerequisites for Attendance

For acceptance into the program, the student must meet the following criteria: the applicant must pass a FLETC health screening; be in good physical condition; have completed a basic law enforcement academy; and be presently employed by a law enforcement agency as a sworn LEO, or active military.

Additional Information

Students are encouraged to bring their agency issued weapon, holster (no trigger finger manipulation, cross-draw or thigh holsters) and other equipment.  Graduation from RSITP requires shooting a handgun qualification course and achieving a score of 85% or higher and participation in a group presentation exercise.  Ammunition and the FLETC student uniforms are provided.

Upon request, this program is also available as an export to an agency’s location.


Contact Information

If you need additional information or have questions about the advanced training programs offered by the FAD, please refer to the contact information below.

FAD, Building 166
1131 Chapel Crossing Road
Glynco, GA  31524

Telephone:  912-267-2278


Training Dates

There are currently no training dates or other items within this program.