PRIVATE AND GROUP TRAINING COURSES
Handgun Survival I - 3 hours
This class introduces the basic skills for using a handgun in a survival situation to save your life or the life of a loved one. Instructional concentration is on critical thinking, awareness, and other skills necessary to survive a deadly encounter. Specific blocks of instruction include Florida Firearms Law, Firearms Safety, Marksmanship, Combat Stance and Weapon Presentation, Grip, and Engaging a Human Target. The awareness portion of the class will address bar scenarios, identifying potential problems, and having a plan. This is a certificate course. Each student will be provided the required safety certificate to obtain a Florida Concealed Carry License.
Prerequisites and Equipment: None
Handgun Survival II - 3 hours
This course is designed for shooters who are ready to take the next step in handgun fundamentals and prepare themselves for defensive situations either at home or in public. You will be taught weapon handling skills to include advanced grip and stance positions, emergency reloads, malfunction drills, scanning, flash-sight-picture, point shooting, two-eyes open shooting, and drawing from the holster. Master instructor Russell Ricalde will begin by reviewing safety skills and procedures, followed by handgun mechanics and dry-fire training. You will be shooting, reloading and clearing malfunctions and engaging multiple targets. Confidence will be developed in the student with basic fundamentals and an emphasis on controlled speed. Finally, the student will be introduced to cover and concealment and taught to use cover to their advantage.
Prerequisites and Equipment:
Handgun Survival I or a similar introductory handgun safety and shooting course. Each student must bring to class a GLOCK or similar functioning pistol with at least two magazines, two magazine pouches, and a sturdy belt hip-style holster. Targets, range fees, refreshments and safety equipment are included. Ammunition is not provided. Each student will require at least 200 rounds of ammunition appropriate for the pistol they intend to use.
Handgun Survival III - 8 hours
This one-day course is limited to 12 individuals. Students will be challenged with advanced tactical techniques adopted from some of the most experienced operators and instructors in the world. Areas of instruction will include shooting and moving, using cover and concealment, engaging threats after sustaining an injury, one handed reloading, multiple target engagement, stress management during target engagement, basic room entry and clearing, speed shooting, advanced malfunction drills, and other advanced topics. Registration for this class is limited to students with a solid grasp of weapon handling, muzzle awareness, and tactical mindset. Please provide a list of prior training courses in the comments area of the registration form.
Prerequisites and Equipment:
Each student will need at least 400 rounds of ammunition, a sturdy holster and belt, at least three (3) magazines and magazine pouches, eye and ear protection, and a hat with a rim. Students are encouraged to dress appropriately regarding the manner in which they carry their weapon. Law Enforcement and Military may wear external duty belts, ballistic vests, or battle belts commensurate with their particular assignment. Basically, you will train as you fight.
One Student: $95/hour
Three (3) -five (5) Students: $65/hour per person
Six (6) to 12 students: $35/hour per person