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220 - DEFENSIVE RIFLE LEVEL 1/Pryor Creek, OK

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 9 am

Open to: Anyone who has a basic familiarity with their rifle.  This is not a raw beginner's course, but less experienced shooters are welcome. 

Course Description: This program is the course you need if you plan to use a rifle to defend yourself. It follows the same learning principles as the handgun programs but focuses on the M-4/AR-15 or AK type platforms for self-defense (or operational uses for Military and Law Enforcement operators). This training program is a complete tactical rifle training program designed to teach you how to train for combative purposes with a rifle as your primary weapon. The program will take your rifle shooting to the next level. It is a close/medium range course designed for those who will employ a rifle a close to medium ranges (10-100 yards). The program is like nothing else available today, focusing in 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:

  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Heart Rate Management /Combat Breathing
  • Mental Preparation for the Fight
  • Physical Preparation for the Fight
  • Principles of an Effective Training Program
  • Rifle and Gear Setup
  • Rifle Zeroing Principles
  • Rifle Manipulation Techniques
  • Principles of the Firing Cycle (high performance marksmanship)
  • Principles and Use of Cover
  • Low Light Rifle Operation (in some courses)

Required Gear

  • Serviceable rifle and magazines (2-3) or speed loaders (2-3)
  • Serviceable handgun and magazines (2-3)
  • Handgun carry gear (we recommend your daily carry holster and gear)
  • 1000 rounds of 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 
  • 500 rouns of handgun ammunition
  • Electronic ear protection
  • Eye protection (rated for firearms training)
  • Dummy rounds appropriate for your caliber rifle and handgun (10)
  • Water, snacks, chair, sunscreen, or any other personal comfort items desired.

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

$795

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Nov 20, 2020 at 9 am

Dates: November 20-22, 2020 (3-day class)

Instructors: Mike Seeklander and Rob Leatham

Travel/hotel/Ammunition Information: https://robleatham.com/training/travel-information-az/

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

MANDATORY PRE-REQUISITE: You may ONLY take this class if you are a C class shooter (USPSA) or Marksman (IDPA) or can shoot the Bill Wilson 5x5 skills test in under 30 seconds.  You may find this test here (copy and paste into your browser: (https://www.dropbox.com/s/20ptt4pr22bbdr9/5x5%20Handgun%20Skill%20Test.pdf?dl=0).  If you DO NOT have the skill required to take this course and ignore this guidance and are unprepared to take this class, you may be removed without a refund. 

Course Description: This is a shooting class.  We will deep dive into the mechanics of shooting a handgun with speed and accuracy.  This is NOT a run and gun or ninja tactical class.  Our entire focus is on SHOOTING better. This is your chance to train with multi-time National Champions Mike Seeklander and Rob Leatham!  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 regardless 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:

  • High-Performance Marksmanship Principles
  • High-Performance Manipulation Techniques
  • Understanding the Visual Performance Concepts
  • Training Drill Execution for Maximum Effectiveness
  • 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).  Holster must cover entire trigger guard and safely retain the firearm.  Cheap nylon holsters or holsters that release the firearm with the trigger finger are not allowed. 

  • 1000 rounds of standard ammunition AND 

  • **OPTIONAL due to ammunition shortage as of 9/20/20** - 500 rounds of frangible ammunition for day 3 (steel day) (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot slightly more or less)

  • OR 1500 rounds total of standard ammunition, and you will be guided to shoot on a paper/cardboard course on day 3. 

  • Notebook and pen

  • Personal protective gear (eye and ear protection), electronic hearing protection HIGHLY recommended 

  • Dummy rounds appropriate for their caliber handgun (10)

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

Full Course

210-O - COMPETITION HANDGUN LEVEL 1/ONLINE

$295

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jan 9, 2021 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:

  • December 5th: 4-hour instructor-led initial lecture, and dry fire block
  • Following 6 weeks, instructor-led 1-hour student Q&A (Thursdays)
  • Final assessment and quiz 

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

Course Description:  Watch the Video 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 /Stress Management 
  • Mental Preparation for the Competition
  • Physical Preparation for Competition
  • 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)
  • 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 whatever you compete with)
  • Concealing garment (if you shoot IDPA)
  • 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 competition gear (whatever holster and magazine pouches you compete with)
  • 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 shoot IDPA)
  • Firearms rated eye and ear protection
  • Personal comfort items (chair, water, snacks, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Electronic timer
  • Electronic hearing protection

200-O - DEFENSIVE HANDGUN LEVEL 1/ONLINE

$295

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jan 23, 2021 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:

  • December 12th: We begin with a  4-5 hour instructor-led initial lecture, and dry fire block
  • Thursday's for the 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

210 - COMPETITION HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Epping, NH (SIG Academy)

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jan 30, 2021 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

210 - COMPETITION HANDGUN LEVEL 1/Harvard, MA

$415

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar May 20, 2021 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

113 – COMPETITION HANDGUN ADVANCED MOVEMENT SKILLS/Harvard, MA

$205

with Michael Seeklander

Calendar May 23, 2021 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

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