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Shooting-Performance Firearms Training

Specialty Course



with Michael Seeklander

Calendar Dec 4, 2017 at 9 am

Open to: Students must be a certified or acting Law Enforcement, Military, or NRA Instructor (if civilian), or receive approval to attend an open class.  (email Mike Seeklander)

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 15 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 details 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
  • The E.D.I.P. (Explain Demonstrate Imitate and Practice) model
  • The P.E.S.O.S. model of instruction
  • Instructional Block “What, Why, How” model
  • R.A.V. method of question/answer
  • Overcoming Technical Objections
  • Instructor-Student Communication Techniques
  • Planning and Instructional Material Development

Required Gear:

  • 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)

Course will run

Private Instruction - 4 hour


with Michael Seeklander

Calendar at 9 am
Full Course

Private Instruction - 8 hour


with Michael Seeklander

Calendar at 9 am
Full Course

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