Handgun Vitals

October 19th – 20th, Conway, AR

The class will be held at S7 Tactical/Arkansas Gun Club

Handgun Vitals


Handgun Vitals is a class for all skill levels and designed for those who carry, own, or are considering a handgun for defensive purposes. This course emphasizes safe weapons handling, control, precision and learning how to practice.

You will leave a better and safer shooter, guaranteed.


Topics include:

  • Life safety as it relates to defensive use of force
  • Nomenclature, function, and problem solving
  • Grip and standing position
  • Aiming systems
  • Ready positions, carries, and weapons handling
  • Drawing from concealment (or OWB)

Daniel Shaw

Instructor Bio

Daniel Shaw is a retired US Marine Infantry Unit Leader with multiple combat tours, awards, and instructor titles. He has developed curricula and training standards for pre-deployment training and Marine Security Forces such as the Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Teams (FAST) and the Naval Nuclear Security Program. Daniel has been a firearms instructor for over 26 years, teaching multinational forces, U.S. citizens, law enforcement officers, and active-duty military. He holds numerous instructor certifications from NGO and the US Marine Corps, including foreign weapons and master instructor of handgun, rifle/carbine, shotgun, and medium to heavy machine guns.

Daniel takes his life of training and real experience to develop and present curricula to help Law Enforcement, US Military, and responsible Armed Citizens prepare for deadly situations.









Class Only


Class + 500 Rds of 9mm


Ways to Register


Registration is easy. Send payment to one of the below methods along with an email to danielshaw0369@gmail.com with your name and class date. Please email any questions.
There will be a $25 range fee at the range.

Cash App






Gear List

  • Full on SWAT/Tactical gear or plain clothes
  • A handgun chambered for a common defense caliber
  • A quality (non-collapsing) IWB or OWB holster
  • At least 3 magazines or 4 speed loaders/strips for revolver shooters
  • 400 – 600 rounds
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection