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Shooting-Performance Firearms Training

Competition Handgun



with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Mar 16, 2023 at 8 am

Open to: Anyone (must be classified in USPSA or IDPA)

Details: This class is a one day/evening prep class where the students will prep for the day and night IDPA match and shoot together as a squad on staff day March 17th. We will shoot preperatory drills during the daylight hours, take a break and then work low light shooting technique in the evening.  

NOTE: There are only 12 slots on the match squad so will be issued on first come/first serve

To get squadded with Mike, you can contact Frank Scalise at this email address:

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. This course will also include a second day of shooting the actual stages on the sectional match.  Learn from Mike as he coaches you through an actual match! 

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Fundamental Drills
  • Competition Movements
  • Stage Theory
  • Short stage movement techniques
  • Long stage movement techniques
  • Low Light techniques
  • Day two the students will shoot as a squad in the sectional  

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 (*this is just for the class, NOT the match make sure you have enough for the match)
  • Flashlight/Low Ligth gear (if you desire to shoot the night match)
  • 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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with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Apr 15, 2023 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)
  • 850 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

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