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200 - DEFENSIVE HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Sacramento, CA

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Oct 9, 2021 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)
  • 800 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.)

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

$205

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Oct 11, 2021 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)
  • Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • 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 19, 2021 at 9 am

Dates: Nov 19-21

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.

104 – DEFENSIVE HANDGUN ONE-HANDED SURVIVAL SKILLS/ Pryor Creek, OK

$175

with Michael Seeklander

Not Scheduled: Email help@shooting-performance.com for scheduling

Open to: 101, 102, 103 graduates or 201 (2-day)

Course Description: Two hands on our gun during manipulation and engagement are certainly our preferred method of employment, although if one hand were our only option, would this be a skill that you feel would be important to you? If necessary, does the ability to draw, reload, clear a malfunction and make an accurate shot or shots a skill that you feel could help you survive? At S-P our rule is what ever we can do with two hands, we absolutely need to be able to do with one hand, and that applies to both hands! Attend 104 and you will not only become more proficient with one handed shooting and manipulation, but you will be amazed on just how much your two-handed skills improve from taking this one day specialized course.  This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills!

Class Learning Objectives:

  • One-handed shooting techniques
  • Strong and support hand transfers
  • One-handed draw process
  • One-handed reloading techniques
  • One-handed malfunction clearing techniques

Required Gear:

  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)
  • Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)
  • 400 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.)
  • Notebook and pen

105 – DEFENSIVE HANDGUN RETENTION AND COMBATIVES/ Pryor Creek, OK

$175

with Michael Seeklander

Not Scheduled: Email help@shooting-performance.com  for scheduling

Open to: 101, 102, 103, 104 graduates or 201 (2-day)

Course Description: Imagine that you are a concealed carry holder and have deployed your firearm to engage a threat.  Suddenly, your attacker is upon you and a full contact, hand–to-hand battle ensues. Do you need to know how to keep retention of your weapon? If you lose your weapon, you need to know how to retrieve it. Would skills teaching you how get to a position to take a shot to end this fight be important to you? Would knowing how to defend from this type of attack, either from the standing position or on the ground, be beneficial to you? We hope that the answers to all of these potential life-threatening situations are YES.  105 is as real as it gets!

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Defensive positions (cage and alternate methods of protecting the head)
  • Empty-handed striking
  • Close quarters shooting techniques
  • Extreme close quarters shooting techniques
  • Weapon strikes

Required Gear:

  • Serviceable TRAINING handgun such as the following: Red gun, S.I.R.T. Pistol, or Safe converted handgun with a verified barrel plug
  • Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)
  • Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • Mouthguard and groin protection (optional, but recommended)
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, etc.)
  • Notebook and pen

220 - DEFENSIVE RIFLE LEVEL 1/

$415

with Michael Seeklander





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