Practical Pistol Range Command Sequence
RO: Load and make ready.
>>POW POW<<       >>POW POW<<
RO: Shooter, do you understand the course of fire?
RO: Load and make ready.(Shooter loads gun, applies any safeties, and reholsters, taking care never to "cover" any human body part with the muzzle. If the holster has a snap flap, the snap is engaged.) RO: Standby . . .
>>POW POW<<       >>POW POW<<(Upon finishing his shots, shooter remains in the position he was in last, with the gun pointed down range.) RO: If you are finished, unload and show clear. (While at all times keeping muzzle pointed in a safe direction, shooter removes the magazine, locks the slide back and displays gun so that RO can verify the safe condition of the firearm.) RO: Gun clear - Hammer down - Holster. (The shooter frees the slide to move forward, decocks gun, and securely reholsters the firearm.) RO: The range is safe.