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210 - COMPETITION HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Belton, SC

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jun 6, 2020 at 9 am

Open to: Anyone with a current classification in IDPA or USPSA or approval from the instructor.

Course Description: Do you want to be your absolute best?  This course is a piece of my total training system that reinforces the techniques covered in my book Your Competition Handgun Training Program. The program will take your shooting to the next level.  Much more than just a class alone, Mike’s full program consists of this class, the book, and videos (Competition Handgun Training Skills and Drills Volume 1 and Volume 2) is like nothing else available today.  It focuses on not only the proper technique and execution of skills but also the critical process necessary to train those skills and subsequently improve your results. This course is ideal for shooting athletes that are newer to the sport and looking for a solid foundation, as well as seasoned shooters looking to gain that competitive edge.  Watch a sampling of concepts covered in class here!  This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills!

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Heart Rate Management /Focus Breathing
  • Mental Preparation
  • Physical Preparation
  • Principles of an Effective Training Program
  • Competition 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)
  • Stage Movement Principles
  • 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 competition holster and gear)
  • 1200 rounds (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less)   
  • Firearm and all related equipment
  • Notebook and pen
  • Electronic ear protection (check out Howard Leight brand)
  • Shooting rated eye protection 
  • Dummy rounds appropriate for their caliber handgun (10)
  • Water, snacks, chair, sunscreen, or any other personal comfort items desired
  • Electronic hearing protection

Will run

200 - DEFENSIVE HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Pryor Creek, OK

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jun 13, 2020 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)
  • 800-1000 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)
  • Electronic earmuffs (not mandatory, but HIGHLY recommended, check out Impact Sport brand) 
  • Firearms rated eye protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Notebook and pen

Will run

200-O - DEFENSIVE HANDGUN LEVEL 1/ONLINE

$250

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jun 27, 2020 at 9 am

This is an Online class

The Shooting-Performance Online Series classes are all taught online with an initial lecture via video conferencing and weekly mandatory assignments. 

Schedule:

  • June 27th: We begin with a  4-5 hour instructor-led initial lecture, and dry fire block
  • Following 6 weeks students are assigned live-fire drills (3 per week) and each week attend an instructor-led 1-hour student Q&A
  • Final assessment and quiz 

Watch the video!

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 drills 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-

During the Online Lecture: 

  • Computer, or mobile device that will work with ZOOM coaching applications. 
  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)
  • Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)
  • Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • Notebook and pen
  • 10 rounds of dummy ammunition (your caliber)

During the Live Fire drills:  

  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • 200-300 rounds of ammunition per range session *Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less depending on time and budget
  • Concealment garment (if you carry concealed)
  • Firearms rated eye and ear protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Electronic timer
  • Electronic hearing protection

504 - FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE/Pryor Creek, OK

$895

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jul 6, 2020 at 9 am

Course Name:  Firearms Instructor Development Course (F.I.D.C)

Course Length: (5 days/ 40 hours) 

Pre-requisites: Students must be alumni (of a S-P course), or a certified instructor (NRA, LE, MIL, etc.), or receive approval (email help@shooting-perofrmance.com

Course Description:  This is an Instructor Development Course, not a course certifying instructional methods for a specific state or agency/group.  It is a combination of material compiled over 17 years of instructing full time as a full time federally certified instructor and semi-professional shooter.  This instructional course will greatly increase your ability to instruct in a structured and professional manner.  It is meant to take those who have a solid interest in teaching, or those who already have experience and build upon it.  This course is like no other course on the market, in that it focuses on instructional methodology versus a specific technique or system.  It does include a detailed shooting block of instruction to establish base manipulation and marksmanship skill to increase your skill level, as well as to demonstrate live-fire range management.  

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Shooting Skills Developement
  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Managing a Classroom Environment
  • Managing a Live Fire Range Environment
  • Principles of an Effective Training Program
  • The E.D.I.P. (Explain Demonstrate Imitate and Practice) model 
  • Instructional Block “What, Why, How” model
  • Overcoming Technical Objections
  • Instructor-Student Communication Techniques
  • Planning and Instructional Material Development

Required Gear/Support Items (Please read and bring the list items):

  • 750 rounds handgun ammunition *Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program; students may shoot slightly more or less.
  • 750 rounds of rifle ammunition 
  • Firearm (Handgun and Rifle) and ALL related equipment
  • Notebook and pen 
  • Personal protective gear (eye and ear protection)
  • Dummy rounds appropriate for their caliber handgun and rifle (10)

210 - COMPETITION HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Kalispell, MT

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jul 18, 2020 at 9 am

Open to: Anyone with a current classification in IDPA or USPSA or approval from instructor.

Course Description: Do you want to be your absolute best?  This course is a piece of my total training system that reinforces the techniques covered in my book Your Competition Handgun Training Program. The program will take your shooting to the next level.  Much more than just a class alone, Mike’s full program consists of this class, the book, and videos (Competition Handgun Training Skills and Drills Volume 1 and Volume 2) is like nothing else available today.  It focuses on not only the proper technique and execution of skills but also the critical process necessary to train those skills and subsequently improve your results. This course is ideal for shooting athletes that are newer to the sport and looking for a solid foundation, as well as seasoned shooters looking to gain that competitive edge.  Watch a sampling of concepts covered in class here!  This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills!

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Heart Rate Management /Focus Breathing
  • Mental Preparation
  • Physical Preparation
  • Principles of an Effective Training Program
  • Competition 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)
  • Stage Movement Principles
  • 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 competition holster and gear)
  • 1200 rounds (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less)   
  • Firearm and all related equipment
  • Notebook and pen
  • Electronic ear protection (check out Howard Leight brand)
  • Shooting rated eye protection 
  • Dummy rounds appropriate for their caliber handgun (10)
  • Water, snacks, chair, sunscreen, or any other personal comfort items desired
  • Electronic hearing protection

Will run

113 – COMPETITION HANDGUN ADVANCED MOVEMENT SKILLS/Missoula, MT

$205

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Aug 14, 2020 at 9 am

Open to: 111 graduates or 210 (2-day)

Course Description: Your foundation is solid, however, new skills still await you. Are your fundamentals wired tight enough to perform well on the X-drill’s?  This course will introduce you to them.  Movement is a huge key in competing at higher levels and this course will show you how to move through a stage without wasting time. The keys to performing well at matches are the fundamentals and moving efficiently and we will tie those together in this course.  This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills!

Class Learning Objectives:

  • X-Drill Series
  • Competition pivot
  • Moving draw process
  • Short stage movement techniques
  • Long stage movement 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)
  • 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)
  • Electronic ear muffs (not mandatory, but HIGHLY recommended, check out Impact Sport brand)
  • Firearms rated eye protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Notebook and pen

Will run

200 - DEFENSIVE HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Missoula, MT

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Aug 15, 2020 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)
  • 800-1000 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)
  • Concealing garment (if you carry concealed)
  • Firearms rated eye and ear protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Electronic hearing protection

Will run

125 – COMPETITION/DEFENSIVE RIFLE SPEED AND ACCURACY SKILLS/ Missoula, MT

$215

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Aug 17, 2020 at 9 am

Open to: Anyone

Course Description: This program is the course you need if want to take your rifle/carbine shooting to the next level. It is a close/medium range course designed for those who will employ a rifle or carbine a close to medium ranges (10-100 yards). It will be non-context specific and will be a good fit for either DEFENSIVE oriented shooters, or those that wish to gain skill with their COMPETITION Carbine (PCC). The program is like nothing else available today, focusing on not only the execution of skills but in the process to properly train those skills and subsequently improve your results. This course includes a free video download of all of the essential drills!

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Carbine/Rifle and Gear Setup
  • Carbine/Rifle Zeroing Principles
  • Rifle Manipulation Techniques
  • Principles of the Firing Cycle (high-performance marksmanship)
  • Multiple Position Mounting
  • Accelerated and Controlled Trigger Manipulation
  • Concepts of a Proper Live Fire Training Session

 Required Gear:

  • Serviceable carbine or rifle and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)
  • 600 rounds carbine/rifle ammunition*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less    
  • Notebook and pen
  • Electronic ear protection
  • Firearm rated eye protection
  • Dummy rounds appropriate for your rifle (10)
  • Water, snacks, chair, sunscreen, or any other personal comfort items desired.

Will run





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