Calendar

Aug
25
Sat
AIWB Skills (AR) @ Last Resort Firearms Training
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
AIWB Skills (AR) @ Last Resort Firearms Training | White Hall | Arkansas | United States

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 reholster (be sure the operator is safe)
  • Efficient and fast draw stroke
  • Retention draw stroke
  • Dominant hand only draws
  • Seated draw stroke
  • Supine draw stroke
  • Non Dominant hand only draws
  • Dominant hand only reloads
  • Non Dominant hand only reloads

For this weekend, students will need…

  • Driver’s License
  • 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.
Sep
8
Sat
AIWB Skills (VA) @ FPF Training
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
AIWB Skills (VA) @ FPF Training | Culpeper | Virginia | United States

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 reholster (make sure the operator is safe)
  • Efficient and fast draw stroke
  • Retention draw stroke
  • Dominant hand only draws
  • Seated draw stroke
  • Supine draw stroke
  • Non Dominant hand only draws
  • Dominant hand only reloads
  • Non Dominant hand only reloads

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.
Sep
9
Sun
Essential Handgun Skills (VA) @ FPF Training
Sep 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Essential Handgun Skills (VA) @ FPF Training | Culpeper | Virginia | United States

This is a one-day class that will give you essential skills to take your handgun shooting to the next level and give you solid technique to practice and develop your skills. This class, like all my classes, will be taught on more of a “performance coach” style with lots of individual attention.

Topics Covered:

Safety Shooting fundamentals Sights Grip and how to improve it Trigger control Draw stroke (both AIWB and Strong Side) Reloads Shooting cadence and how it relates to trigger control and sight alignment This class is fast paced and is tailored to improve your shooting skill level by giving you proven techniques that work under stress. The techniques shown in class will help the student understand where their level is currently, how to improve their shooting, and how to improve it with a well laid out plan on practice. We will work on how to control stress and how to inoculate yourself to stress so you can better deal with it during any event that might bring on high stress. Safety will be covered on how it relates to an armed lifestyle.

Shooting fundamentals: Only the fundamentals matter… we will go into great detail on how to improve your fundamentals and make you a better shooter and why some of the fundamentals don’t matter as much as you think they might.

Trigger Control: There are many different ways to work the trigger on a handgun, but only few work well. We will cover what I firmly believe is the best way to work a trigger. Trigger control is the KEY to shooting well and must be mastered to become a very competent shooter. We will work on several drills that will allow you to become much better at trigger control.

Sights will be explained in depth with options given to make faster shots with acceptable accuracy given the target size. Grip is one of the most important things for shooting a handgun well! It will be explained in detail and how to improve your control of the handgun and how to improve your grip strength.

Draw stroke is one of my biggest pet peeves!! I see SO many good to average shooters that don’t understand that what is holding them back is their draw stroke. We will cover draw stroke in depth and how to get better and faster at it, both two handed and strong hand only. Reloads will also be covered in detail giving you the best options on how to reload the gun under stress. Shooting cadence and speed. We will cover techniques on how to shoot at the speed needed for each target.

Students will need:

  • Range gear
  • Ear and Eye protection
  • Belt holster. AIWB, IWB or OWB. NO Serpas.
  • Reliable semi auto handgun 500 rounds of ammo 3 spare mags and one mag pouch
Sep
29
Sat
AIWB Skills (OH) @ Millers Campground
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
AIWB Skills (OH) @ Millers Campground | Waynesville | Ohio | United States

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 stroke from various positions
  • Two-handed and one-handed reloads

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.
Sep
30
Sun
Essential Handgun Skills (OH) @ Millers Campground
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Essential Handgun Skills (OH) @ Millers Campground | Waynesville | Ohio | United States

This is a one-day class that will give you essential skills to take your handgun shooting to the next level and give you solid technique to practice and develop your skills. This class, like all my classes, will be taught on more of a “performance coach” style with lots of individual attention.

Topics Covered:

Safety Shooting fundamentals Sights Grip and how to improve it Trigger control Draw stroke (both AIWB and Strong Side) Reloads Shooting cadence and how it relates to trigger control and sight alignment This class is fast paced and is tailored to improve your shooting skill level by giving you proven techniques that work under stress. The techniques shown in class will help the student understand where their level is currently, how to improve their shooting, and how to improve it with a well laid out plan on practice. We will work on how to control stress and how to inoculate yourself to stress so you can better deal with it during any event that might bring on high stress. Safety will be covered on how it relates to an armed lifestyle.

Shooting fundamentals: Only the fundamentals matter… we will go into great detail on how to improve your fundamentals and make you a better shooter and why some of the fundamentals don’t matter as much as you think they might.

Trigger Control: There are many different ways to work the trigger on a handgun, but only few work well. We will cover what I firmly believe is the best way to work a trigger. Trigger control is the KEY to shooting well and must be mastered to become a very competent shooter. We will work on several drills that will allow you to become much better at trigger control.

Sights will be explained in depth with options given to make faster shots with acceptable accuracy given the target size. Grip is one of the most important things for shooting a handgun well! It will be explained in detail and how to improve your control of the handgun and how to improve your grip strength.

Draw stroke is one of my biggest pet peeves!! I see SO many good to average shooters that don’t understand that what is holding them back is their draw stroke. We will cover draw stroke in depth and how to get better and faster at it, both two handed and strong hand only. Reloads will also be covered in detail giving you the best options on how to reload the gun under stress. Shooting cadence and speed. We will cover techniques on how to shoot at the speed needed for each target.

Students will need:

  • Range gear
  • Ear and Eye protection
  • Belt holster. AIWB, IWB or OWB. NO Serpas.
  • Reliable semi auto handgun 500 rounds of ammo 3 spare mags and one mag pouch
Oct
5
Fri
Situational Control (FL) @ First Assurance Defense
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Situational Control (FL) @ First Assurance Defense | Okeechobee | Florida | United States

Situational Control

You have heard it said that awareness is the most critical skill to have, and that it true. This class will dive in to how to be aware and what to look for once you see a person that you think might be a problem.

The goal of everyone that carries a gun should be to never have to use it and we intend to make you more aware and give you tools, such a verbal skills and body language skills, to hopefully get you to the point where you never have to use a gun.

For the people who choose not to carry a gun or only carry occasionally, this is the most important class they can come to, because the only gunfight you win is the one you’re not in.

This class consist of being able to gain control of an approaching person and trying to determine their intent by judging their actions and knowing what to look for.

  • Awareness skills
  • Verbalization skills
  • Profanity, should I use it or not?
  • Managing unknown intent with strangers
  • How to avoid task fixation
  • How to maintain distance
  • How to gain visual plane
  • Recognizing pre-assault indicator cues
  • Parking lot safety
  • Vehicle safety
  • Children management, entering and exiting a vehicle
  • Non-threatening hand gestures
  • Live interaction
Oct
6
Sat
AIWB Skills (FL) @ First Assurance Defense
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
AIWB Skills (FL) @ First Assurance Defense | Okeechobee | Florida | United States

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 stroke from various positions
  • Two-handed and one-handed reloads

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.
Oct
7
Sun
Essential Handgun Skills (FL) @ First Assurance Defense
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Essential Handgun Skills (FL) @ First Assurance Defense | Okeechobee | Florida | United States

This is a one-day class that will give you essential skills to take your handgun shooting to the next level and give you solid technique to practice and develop your skills. This class, like all my classes, will be taught on more of a “performance coach” style with lots of individual attention.

Topics Covered:

Safety Shooting fundamentals Sights Grip and how to improve it Trigger control Draw stroke (both AIWB and Strong Side) Reloads Shooting cadence and how it relates to trigger control and sight alignment This class is fast paced and is tailored to improve your shooting skill level by giving you proven techniques that work under stress. The techniques shown in class will help the student understand where their level is currently, how to improve their shooting, and how to improve it with a well laid out plan on practice. We will work on how to control stress and how to inoculate yourself to stress so you can better deal with it during any event that might bring on high stress. Safety will be covered on how it relates to an armed lifestyle.

Shooting fundamentals: Only the fundamentals matter… we will go into great detail on how to improve your fundamentals and make you a better shooter and why some of the fundamentals don’t matter as much as you think they might.

Trigger Control: There are many different ways to work the trigger on a handgun, but only few work well. We will cover what I firmly believe is the best way to work a trigger. Trigger control is the KEY to shooting well and must be mastered to become a very competent shooter. We will work on several drills that will allow you to become much better at trigger control.

Sights will be explained in depth with options given to make faster shots with acceptable accuracy given the target size. Grip is one of the most important things for shooting a handgun well! It will be explained in detail and how to improve your control of the handgun and how to improve your grip strength.

Draw stroke is one of my biggest pet peeves!! I see SO many good to average shooters that don’t understand that what is holding them back is their draw stroke. We will cover draw stroke in depth and how to get better and faster at it, both two handed and strong hand only. Reloads will also be covered in detail giving you the best options on how to reload the gun under stress. Shooting cadence and speed. We will cover techniques on how to shoot at the speed needed for each target.

Students will need:

  • Range gear
  • Ear and Eye protection
  • Belt holster. AIWB, IWB or OWB. NO Serpas.
  • Reliable semi auto handgun 500 rounds of ammo 3 spare mags and one mag pouch
Oct
26
Fri
Essential Handgun Skills (AZ) @ Ben Avery Shooting Facility
Oct 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Essential Handgun Skills (AZ) @ Ben Avery Shooting Facility | Phoenix | Arizona | United States

This is a one-day class that will give you essential skills to take your handgun shooting to the next level and give you solid technique to practice and develop your skills. This class, like all my classes, will be taught on more of a “performance coach” style with lots of individual attention.

Topics Covered:

Safety Shooting fundamentals Sights Grip and how to improve it Trigger control Draw stroke (both AIWB and Strong Side) Reloads Shooting cadence and how it relates to trigger control and sight alignment This class is fast paced and is tailored to improve your shooting skill level by giving you proven techniques that work under stress. The techniques shown in class will help the student understand where their level is currently, how to improve their shooting, and how to improve it with a well laid out plan on practice. We will work on how to control stress and how to inoculate yourself to stress so you can better deal with it during any event that might bring on high stress. Safety will be covered on how it relates to an armed lifestyle.

Shooting fundamentals: Only the fundamentals matter… we will go into great detail on how to improve your fundamentals and make you a better shooter and why some of the fundamentals don’t matter as much as you think they might.

Trigger Control: There are many different ways to work the trigger on a handgun, but only few work well. We will cover what I firmly believe is the best way to work a trigger. Trigger control is the KEY to shooting well and must be mastered to become a very competent shooter. We will work on several drills that will allow you to become much better at trigger control.

Sights will be explained in depth with options given to make faster shots with acceptable accuracy given the target size. Grip is one of the most important things for shooting a handgun well! It will be explained in detail and how to improve your control of the handgun and how to improve your grip strength.

Draw stroke is one of my biggest pet peeves!! I see SO many good to average shooters that don’t understand that what is holding them back is their draw stroke. We will cover draw stroke in depth and how to get better and faster at it, both two handed and strong hand only. Reloads will also be covered in detail giving you the best options on how to reload the gun under stress. Shooting cadence and speed. We will cover techniques on how to shoot at the speed needed for each target.

Students will need:

  • Range gear
  • Ear and Eye protection
  • Belt holster. AIWB, IWB or OWB. NO Serpas.
  • Reliable semi auto handgun 500 rounds of ammo 3 spare mags and one mag pouch
Oct
27
Sat
AIWB Skills (AZ) @ Ben Avery Shooting Facility
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
AIWB Skills (AZ) @ Ben Avery Shooting Facility | Phoenix | Arizona | United States

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 reholster (be sure the operator is safe)
  • Efficient and fast draw stroke
  • Retention draw stroke
  • Dominant hand only draws
  • Seated draw stroke
  • Supine draw stroke
  • Non Dominant hand only draws
  • Dominant hand only reloads
  • Non Dominant hand only reloads

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.