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with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jan 1, 2024 at 9 am

Open to: Credentialed Law Enforcement ONLY! (local, state, federal, military)

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 25+ years of instructing full-time as a full-time federally certified instructor.  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.

Class Learning Objectives:

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

Required Gear:

  • 500 rounds of handgun ammunition (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program; students may shoot slightly more or less.)
  • 500 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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with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Jan 8, 2024 at 9 am

Note: This class is scheduled by request.  It was designed for a Military Low Profile Special Operations unit and has been taught to a variety of units.  Please contact to schedule a class at your unit. 

Open to: Military Special Operations, Law Enforcement, or Special Approvals ONLY

Course Description: This class is a 0-30 yard class that focuses on fighting with a handgun from contact distance all the way to long-range. This course is a weeklong class designed to give you the entire spectrum of the total training system that covers all of the material taught in the defensive/combatitve handgun classes.  It is specially designed to meet the needs of low-profile operators that depend on integrating a handgun into a fight at various distances.  The program will take your shooting to the next level. Distance and context are also thoroughly covered in this program, defining the distance-related concepts of a fight with a handgun.  

Class Learning Objectives:

  • Mental preparation 
  • Physical preparation
  • 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)
  • Dynamic movement techniques
  • One-Handed survival shooting techniques
  • Vehicle defensive shooting techniques
  • Weapon retention and handgun combatives 
  • 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)
  • 1500 rounds of ammunition (*Note, this is an estimated quantity due to the unique flexibility of the program, students may shoot more or less)
  • One of the following that is the same model as your carry gun and that will fit in your holster: Red gun or SIRT Pistol, or Safe barrel insert.
  • 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


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