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200 - DEFENSIVE HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Milford, ME

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 9 am

Open to: Anyone.  A basic level of proficiency (loading, unloading, and familiarity) is required.

Course Description: This course is a piece of my total training system that reinforces the techniques covered in my book Your Defensive Handgun Training Program. The program will take your shooting to the next level. The full training system is like nothing else available today, focusing on not only the execution of skills but in the critical process to properly train those skills and subsequently improve your results.  This class INCLUDES a downloadable version of the training drill AND videos for you to follow in your training once you have graduated class.   Self-defense context is also thoroughly covered in this program, defining the distance related concepts of a fight with a handgun. This course is ideal for anyone who carries a handgun for combative (self-defense) purposes, and will benefit both the novice as well as experienced shooters. It is the pre-requisite course for those wishing to take other Shooting-Performance advanced handgun courses.  This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills!

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Heart Rate Management /Combat Breathing
  • Self Defense Observe, Orient, and Defend Principles
  • Mental Preparation for the Fight
  • Physical Preparation for the Fight
  • Legal Preparation for the Fight
  • Principles of an Effective Training Program
  • Carry Gear and Firearm Setup
  • Principles of Dry Fire Training (manipulation training)
  • Principles of the Firing Cycle (high performance marksmanship)
  • Live Fire Micro and Macro Drills (firing cycle)
  • Low Light Handgun Operation (practical application limited by the range)
  • Concepts of a Proper Live Fire Training Session

Required Gear:

  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)
  • Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)
  • 850 rounds of ammunition *Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less
  • 10 rounds of dummy ammunition (your caliber)
  • Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • Firearms rated eye and ear protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)

Will run

200 - DEFENSIVE HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Sacramento, CA

$450

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Oct 22, 2022 at 9 am

Open to: Anyone.  A basic level of proficiency (loading, unloading, and familiarity) is required.

Course Description: This course is a piece of my total training system that reinforces the techniques covered in my book Your Defensive Handgun Training Program. The program will take your shooting to the next level. The full training system is like nothing else available today, focusing on not only the execution of skills but in the critical process to properly train those skills and subsequently improve your results.  This class INCLUDES a downloadable version of the training drill AND videos for you to follow in your training once you have graduated class.   Self-defense context is also thoroughly covered in this program, defining the distance related concepts of a fight with a handgun. This course is ideal for anyone who carries a handgun for combative (self-defense) purposes, and will benefit both the novice as well as experienced shooters. It is the pre-requisite course for those wishing to take other Shooting-Performance advanced handgun courses.  This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills!

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Heart Rate Management /Combat Breathing
  • Self Defense Observe, Orient, and Defend Principles
  • Mental Preparation for the Fight
  • Physical Preparation for the Fight
  • Legal Preparation for the Fight
  • Principles of an Effective Training Program
  • Carry Gear and Firearm Setup
  • Principles of Dry Fire Training (manipulation training)
  • Principles of the Firing Cycle (high performance marksmanship)
  • Live Fire Micro and Macro Drills (firing cycle)
  • Low Light Handgun Operation (practical application limited by the range)
  • Concepts of a Proper Live Fire Training Session

Required Gear:

  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)
  • Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)
  • 850 rounds of ammunition *Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less
  • 10 rounds of dummy ammunition (your caliber)
  • Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • Firearms rated eye and ear protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)

Will run

103 – DEFENSIVE HANDGUN CLOSE QUARTERS/ONE-HANDED SURVIVAL SKILLS/ Sacramento, CA

$225

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Oct 24, 2022 at 9 am

Taught by: Mike Seeklander 

Open to: 101, 102 graduates or 200 (2-day)

Course Description: 101 and 102 have given you the skills necessary prepared you for to excel in this course. Do you realize that many fights may take place within several feet from you? You should, because they can and do. Having the ability to use your defensive handgun skills and engage threats within 1-3 yards without using a position that might cause you to lose your gun is incredibly important. Learn how to operate and shoot your handgun from close and extreme close quarters positions before you get into a situation where you might need those skills!  This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills! 

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Distance lecture (what is too close)
  • Close quarters shooting techniques
  • Extreme close quarters shooting techniques
  • Close/far transitions
  • Weapon strikes

Required Gear:

  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)
  • Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)
  • 500 rounds of ammunition (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less)
  • 10 rounds of dummy ammunition (your caliber)
  • Non-firing simulation gun (blue gun, red gun, coolfire conversion, barrel block for your carry gun) for the distance simulation and combatives segment. 
  • Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • Firearms rated eye and ear protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Notebook and pen

Will run

503 - SPECIAL OPERATIONS LOW VISABILITY HANDGUN INTEGRATION COURSE
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503 - SPECIAL OPERATIONS LOW VISABILITY HANDGUN INTEGRATION COURSE

$1,295

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Oct 31, 2022 at 9 am

Note: This class is scheduled by request.  It was designed for a Military Low Profile Special Operations unit and has been taught to a variety of units.  Please contact help@shooting-performance.com to schedule a class at your unit. 

Open to: Military Special Operations, Law Enforcement, or Special Approvals ONLY

Course Description: This class is a 0-30 yard class that focuses on fighting with a handgun from contact distance all the way to long-range. This course is a weeklong class designed to give you the entire spectrum of the total training system that covers all of the material taught in the defensive/combatitve handgun classes.  It is specially designed to meet the needs of low-profile operators that depend on integrating a handgun into a fight at various distances.  The program will take your shooting to the next level. Distance and context are also thoroughly covered in this program, defining the distance-related concepts of a fight with a handgun.  

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Mental preparation 
  • Physical preparation
  • Principles of an effective training program
  • Carry gear and firearm setup
  • Principles of dry fire training (manipulation training)
  • Principles of the firing cycle (high-performance marksmanship)
  • Live fire micro and macro drills (firing cycle)
  • Low light handgun operation (practical application limited by the range)
  • Dynamic movement techniques
  • One-Handed survival shooting techniques
  • Vehicle defensive shooting techniques
  • Weapon retention and handgun combatives 
  • Concepts of a proper live fire training session

Required Gear: 

  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)
  • Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)
  • 1500 rounds of ammunition (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less)
  • One of the following that is the same model as your carry gun and that will fit in your holster: Red gun or SIRT Pistol, or Safe barrel insert.
  • 10 rounds of dummy ammunition (your caliber)
  • Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • Firearms rated eye and ear protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Notebook and pen

 

224 – CARBINE (PCC)/RIFLE SPEED AND ACCURACY SKILLS/ Bartlesville, OK
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224 – CARBINE (PCC)/RIFLE SPEED AND ACCURACY SKILLS/ Bartlesville, OK

$405

with Michael Seeklander

Open to: Anyone

Course Description: This course is a performance course designed for rifle and pistol caliber carbine shooters!  It is a great class for Defensive or Competitive Oriented shooters as it is speed and accuracy-based.  Have you always wanted to learn how the top professional shooters manage the recoil of their carbine/rifle so efficiently in various positions?  If so, this is your course.  Matches and fights are won by solid fundamentals and this course will teach you those fundamentals. This course is great for anyone who wants to dramatically improve their shooting skill. This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills!

Class Learning Objectives (RIFLE/CARBINE):

  • Gun Set Up Tips
  • Stance and Balance Points
  • Drop, Drive, Press Recoil Control Technique 
  • Trigger Management Processes
  • Manipulations (Reloads, etc.)
  • Mounting Techniques
  • Movement Principles 
  • Off Balanced Postions 

Required Gear:

  • Carbine/Rifle
  • 2-3 Magazines
  • 800-1000 rounds of ammunition (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less)
  • 10 rounds of dummy ammunition (your caliber)
  • Firearms rated eye and ear protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Notebook and pen

 

211 - THE BIGGER CIRCLE - ADVANCED SHOOTING MECHANICS With Mike Seeklander and Rob Leatham / Casa Grande, AZ

$895

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Nov 18, 2022 at 9 am

Dates: Nov 18-20

Instructors: Mike Seeklander and Rob Leatham

MANDATORY Pre-requisites: You may take this class if you are a C class shooter (USPSA), Marksman (IDPA), or can shoot the Bill Wilson 5x5 skills test in under 30 seconds.  You may find this test here.  If you do NOT meet these, you will NOT be refunded if you are removed from class. 

Note!!: Sorry, the Shooting-Performance Spring and AWS discount codes are not valid for this class since it is a combined instructor class. 

Course Description: This is a 3 day class with Mike Seeklander, and Rob Leatham!  Your foundation is solid, however, new skills still await you. The “Bigger Circle” concept is the key to this course, and this simply means that shooting skill is the answer to the problem you wish to solve. This course does not separate competitive from defensive, but rather focuses on the keys to successfully solving the shooting problem at hand irregardless of sport or task. Taking your skill level to the next level requires a detailed breakdown of the mechanics required to shoot better, and this course will teach you those mechanics. 

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Advanced High Performance Marksmanship Principles
  • Advanced High Performance Manipulation Techniques
  • Understanding the Process of "scoring" as a training concept
  • Understanding the Visual Performance Concepts
  • Training Drill Execution for Maximum Effectiveness
  • Keys to Developing Speed
  • Balance and Movement Principles
  • Mental Toughness

Required Gear:

  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)

  • Serviceable handgun carry gear (holster and magazine pouches)

  • 1500 rounds ammunition (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less)   

  • Notebook and pen

  • Personal protective gear (eye and ear protection)

  • Dummy rounds appropriate for their caliber handgun (10)

  • Water, snacks, chair, sunscreen, or any other personal comfort items desired.

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