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Shooting-Performance Firearms Training

Instructor Courses



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

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)

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