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Oct
5
Sat
AIWB Skills, Essential Handgun, & Awareness Skills (3 day class) (FL) @ Okeechobee Shooting Sports
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm
AIWB Skills, Essential Handgun, & Awareness Skills (3 day class) (FL) @ Okeechobee Shooting Sports | Okeechobee | Florida | United States

This is a total of three courses taught by Spencer Keepers on Oct. 5th-7th.

Saturday & Sunday are a total of two classes; AIWB Skills & Essential Handgun Skills. Friday evening is an additional training opportunity that is priced affordably but separately. This is Spencer’s clinic on Awareness, Conflict Avoidance, & Interpersonal Skills. It’s in the same vein as our Parking Lot Skills class & Craig Douglas’ MUC/Managing Unknown Contacts class.
Appendix Carry Skills

This is a comprehensive overview of the often misunderstood “appendix inside-the-waistband” (AIWB) mode of concealed carry. We’ll teach you what AIWB is, what it isn’t, and how to get the most out of it, safely.

This is an 8-hour live-fire and dry-fire class that dives deep into all the fundamentals and some of the most overlooked aspects of carrying AIWB. Topics will include:

* Safety
* Holster and gun selection
* How to wear the holster; Clothing concerns
* How to safely re-holster into the appendix position (make sure the operator is safe)
* Efficient and fast draw strokefrom various positions
* Two-handed and one-handed reloads

Essential Handgun Skills will be on Sunday.
Course details will be added soon.

For this weekend, students will need…
* Range gear, Ear and Eye protection
* AIWB holster and OWB strong side holster (students who struggle with the AIWB will be asked to switch to OWB)
* Reliable semi auto handgun
* 850 rounds of ammo
* 3 spare mags minimum and at least one mag pouch
* Water/Beverages to stay hydrated
* Chair, sun screen, etc.

Nov
2
Sat
AIWB (Appendix Inside the Waistband) Instructor Class (2 days) – Cottonport LA @ Will be emailed before class
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am – Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm
AIWB (Appendix Inside the Waistband) Instructor Class (2 days) - Cottonport LA @ Will be emailed before class | Cottonport | Louisiana | United States

AIWB Instructor Class

This will be an instructor level class for those wanting to understand and teach modern AIWB techniques and procedures. There will be shooting tests such as the FBI Instructor Level Test, the Super Test, and the Keeper Test.  There will also be a written test and students will be given topics to brief the class on. A certificate is not guaranteed, the student will need to pass the shooting, written, and lecture portions of the class.

Topics:

  • Safety
  • Holster and gun selection
  • How to wear the holster
  • Clothing concerns
  • How to safely reholster (make sure the operator is safe)
  • Efficient and fast draw stroke with two hands, strong hand only, and support hand only
  • Retention draw stroke and when it is applicable to contact distance shooting
  • Dominant hand only draws
  • Seated draw stroke
  • Stealth draw stroke
  • Supine draw stroke
  • Non Dominant hand only draws
  • Two handed reloads
  • Dominant hand only reloads
  • Non Dominant hand only reloads

Students will need:

  • Range gear, Ear and Eye protection
  • Med gear with tourniquet
  • Blue/Inert gun replica of the model you plan to use
  • AIWB holster (If student cannot demonstrate continuous, safe reholstering they will be allowed to watch the rest of class but will not be allowed to participate).
  • Reliable semi auto handgun
  • 1200 rounds of ammo
  • 4 spare mags and one mag pouch
  • Chairs
  • Snacks & Drinks