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Capt Charlie
December 9, 2006, 05:35 PM
Got info on an upcoming school? Post your times, dates, locations, subject matter and instructors here instead of in separate threads. This way your information won't get lost in the daily thread shuffle.

Note: Old posts in this thread have been deleted to keep room for newer information. I did my best to only toss the classes that have already gone, not anything still upcoming. If you posted something that should still be here because the class is still in the future, please send a PM to me, aka pax. Thanks!

DRC
July 29, 2014, 09:54 AM
Deep River Customs, a maker of quality 1911 pistols, is proud to sponsor Bob Marvel, who will be teaching custom 1911 courses in Asheboro, NC, beginning in April 2015.

Bob Marvel is nationally and internationally acclaimed for his craftsmanship in building exceptionally reliable and accurate 1911 pistols. In the past thirty years he has built national championship and world championship winning pistols, as well as pistols for the military, law enforcement, and for civilian use. Bob is well known for a series of .22/1911 conversion designs, 1911 design improvements, and products for the 1911, as well as being a consultant in the firearms industry.

This will be a thorough, comprehensive 10 day course to teach the participants how to build a custom 1911 pistol using specific knowledge of each part. The requirement for the 10 day schedule is due to the amount of information, knowledge, and custom pistol building skills that are to be passed on to the students. Simply put, five days is not enough time.

The classes will involve supervised “hands-on” training, lectures, class discussion, trouble shooting, range time and reviews. At the end of the course, each student will walk away with a custom built 1911 pistol, knowledge of how the pistol works, and how to build and repair 1911 pistols from the training acquired in class.

Brief course overview:
Introduction and basic gunsmith hand tool use
Slide to frame fit including breech prep, extractor, firing pin stop, feeding relief
Barrel preparation and barrel/bushing fit
Action work – trigger, hammer, sear, disconnector
Frame work – grip safety, thumb safety, mainspring housing, ejector, plunger tube, magazine tuning
Sights
Range – test fire along with malfunction and troubleshooting instruction

Detailed information can be found on the Deep River Customs website: www.deeprivercustoms.com

DRC
November 14, 2014, 06:40 PM
MESSAGE FROM BOB MARVEL:

“I appreciate the tremendous support and feedback you have given for my 1911 classes to be taught beginning in April of 2015. As a result of your feedback, I have decided to modify the time frames of my classes by decreasing the course length from 10 days to 7 days. Hopefully, by decreasing the class length, participants will encounter fewer conflicts with family responsibilities and work schedules.

Rest assured that I will maintain the same rigors and level of instruction of the original class schedule in the 7 day course. I will be able to cover the same material and provide the same quality of instruction by decreasing the maximum class size from 14 to 7 participants. The minimum class size will be 6 students. The cost of the course will remain the same as the quality of instruction and end products will not be affected.

Thank you again for your feedback and your support for my 1911 classes.”
Bob Marvel

REVISED CLASS SCHEDULE FOR 2015 Bob Marvel 1911 CLASSES:

April 12th though April 18th
September 13th though September 19th
**The June class is closed to enrollment

Please visit the Deep River Customs website for more information and to make arrangements to attend the class – www.deeprivercustoms.com.

MWDG3
December 16, 2014, 01:41 AM
http://badlandstactical.org/events/

There are a couple of new classes to check out.

Sweatnbullets
December 21, 2014, 03:22 PM
2015 Course Schedule (https://fightfocusedconcepts.wordpress.com/courses/)

NEW COURSE for 2015
January 24-25, 2015 (Weekend after the SHOT show)
Fight Focused Handgun IV – Fight Focused Marksmanship
Las Vegas, NV
8:00AM – 4:00PM
500 rounds ammunition (bring more if you want to shoot more)


February 28 & March 1, 2015
Tom Sotis and Roger Phillips Integrating Pistol and Knife
Las Vegas, NV
Enroll here

March 2-3, 2014
Fight Focused Handgun III – Point Shooting Concepts
Las Vegas NV


March 21-22, 2015
Fight Focused Handgun Fighting at Night
Las Vegas, NV


March 21-24, 2015
Extreme Night Fighter Week
Las Vegas NV


April 10-12, 2015
Close Quarter Battle – The Study
Phoenix, AZ


April 25-26, 2015
Fight Focused Handgun III – Point Shooting Concepts
Las Vegas, NV


April 27-28, 2015
Fight Focused Handgun V – Advanced Point Shooting Concepts
Las Vegas, NV


April 25-28, 2015
Fight Focused Handgun Week
Las Vegas, NV


May 16-17, 2015
Fight Focused Handgun IV
Reno, NV


June 6, 2015
Fight Focused Handgun I – Introduction
Las Vegas, NV


June 7, 2015
Fight Focused Rifle I – Introduction
Las Vegas, NV

https://fightfocusedconcepts.wordpress.com/courses/

Rob Pincus
February 23, 2015, 06:39 PM
Here are the Training Tour dates for the 2015 Personal Defense Network Training Tour, March 20th-Late July:

2015 Training Tour Calendar (http://www.personaldefensenetwork.com/2015-pdn-training-tour/pdn-tour-2015-training-dates-locations/)


Hope to see some course reviews posted by TFL Members!

-RJP

pax
March 18, 2015, 01:50 PM
The Cornered Cat instructor development class is definitely happening! I'm running it as a co-ed class, and we will focus specifically on teaching women. It will run four very full days, from June 22 through 25 (M-Th) at the Firearms Academy of Seattle near Chehalis, WA.

Cost is $600 / student for this 4-day class. If you'd like to get in on it, please send me an email: pax at cornered cat dot com.

NOLATAC
April 2, 2015, 05:09 PM
Hosted by: NOLATAC (http://www.nolatac.com/)
Date: JULY 17-21
Location: St Bernard Indoor Shooting Center: 212 Aycock St , Arabi La,70032 (https://www.google.com/maps/place/212+Aycock+St,+Arabi,+LA+70032/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x8620a78cdbec1747:0xb60562196c6471f9?sa=X&ei=Cd_YVLKWFIKSyATslIHQBw&ved=0CB8Q8gEwAA)
Registration: Link (http://stbisc.mybigcommerce.com/5-day-instructor-certification-course-july-17-21-2015-second-amendment-foundation-training-division/)
Cost:$800

This is the first step in becoming a certified Second Amendment Foundation Training Division (http://www.saftd.org/) (SAFTD) Instructor. The SAFTD is devoted to professional instruction in a defensive context. This is the next level of training after familiarization with a firearm.

Check out the information in the flyer attached. For those needing the CPR/First Aid/AED certification which is a pre-requisite, we have a class that will be held the day before to meet those needs. Info can be found HERE (https://www.facebook.com/events/1574379839505502/)!

Snacks and drinks will be provided during class and we will break for lunch. All training will take place at The St Bernard Indoor Shooting Center.

This course will be co-instructed by Brannon LeBouef (http://www.nolatac.com/AboutUs.aspx) of NOLATAC Training and Consulting (SAFTD Regional Master Instructor) and Richard Smith (http://www.saftd.org/saftd-officers/general/saf-national-training-officers) of the Firearms Training Academy (SAFTD National Master Instructor)

Tom Givens
April 15, 2015, 10:50 PM
Here are some Rangemaster courses coming up in the next few weeks. Tom Givens is the primary instructor for each of these courses. The links contain detailed information, plus on-line registration.

May 9 Intensive Pistol Skills, One Day, Franklin, TN https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intensive-pistol-skills-franklin-tn-tickets-15014727454

May 16-17 Intensive Pistol Skills/Defensive Shotgun (1 day each) Athens, GA
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intensive-pistol-defensive-shotgun-athens-ga-tickets-13503063025

May 23-24 Intensive Pistol Skills/Defensive Shotgun(1 day each) Zanesville,OH
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intensive-pistol-skills-one-day-zanesville-ohio-tickets-14386369017

May 29-31 Firearms Instructor Development Course,Litchfield,New Hampshire
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/firearms-instructor-development-course-new-hampshire-tickets-13181848263

June 6-7 Combative Pistol 1, Pelham, New Hampshire
andy@neshooters.com

June 13-14 Intensive Pistol Skills/Defensive Shotgun,(1 day each) Culpeper, VA https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intensive-pistol-defensive-shotgun-culpepper-va-tickets-13503097127

Tom Givens
May 5, 2015, 11:09 PM
Rangemaster Firearms Instructor Courses, Texas and Iowa

We’ll be conducting our signature Three Day Firearms Instructor Development Course in the Austin/Bastrop, Texas area and in Waterloo, Iowa, this Summer. This course is suitable for those who wish to begin teaching defensive pistol skills to others, for those who are already teaching and wish to improve and polish their skills, or for any shooter who wants to master the use of the handgun. The very best way to master any subject is to teach it.

Training is conducted over three full days, about evenly split between classroom time and range time. Each student will fire about 1,000 rounds of ammunition. Each receives a 200+ page training manual, which is a valuable reference resource.

July 17-19, 2015, Waterloo, Iowa
See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/firearms-instructor-development-course-waterloo-ia-tickets-13501991821 for details and to register.

July 24-26, 2015, KR Training, Lincoln, Texas (Austin/Bastrop)
Contact Karl Rehn, rehn@krtraining.info

The primary instructor will be Tom Givens, assisted by other Rangemaster certified instructors. Contact Tom at rangemaster.tom@gmail.com with questions, or to receive several AAR’s from prior graduates of this course.

Tom Givens
May 11, 2015, 10:04 PM
Combative Pistol Course, Denver, CO, area, July 11-12, 2015

On July 11-12, Tom and Lynn Givens will be teaching a two day Combative Pistol Course in Ramah, Colorado, near Denver. This is one of our rare appearances in the Rocky Mountain states.

This is an intensive weekend course that covers all of the essential skills involved in fighting with a handgun. There is an all day session Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am to 6:00pm each day. Topics covered in this course will include:
• Rapid presentation from concealed carry
• Effective gun handling techniques, designed to work under stress
• Rapid reloading techniques
• High speed accuracy at close ranges
• Precision shooting at mid-ranges
• Shooting effectively with one hand, with either hand
• Fixing malfunctions rapidly and reliably
• Proper defensive mindset, personal tactics, and more.

Expect to fire about 800-1000 rounds of ammunition. This course is designed expressly for the armed citizen who carries a concealed handgun, or the plain clothes or off duty police officer.

You will need a good handgun, holster, belt, and magazine pouch, at least three magazines, a ball cap and concealment garment (vest, jacket, windbreaker, etc), eye and ear protection, and rain gear (we train rain or shine). A cooler with soft drinks and snacks is a very good idea.

You will need a quality handgun and gear. It is a good idea to bring a second gun just like your primary, in case something breaks on your primary gun. Please bring good quality ammunition. You will shoot better, your gun will function better, and you will learn faster. Leather or kydex holsters are fine—PLEASE NO flimsy nylon or cloth holsters. For more info, please email rangemaster.tom@gmail.com.

Tom Givens
May 13, 2015, 10:41 PM
Rangemaster will be conducting two separate handgun courses in Indiana this year. Both will be taught by Tom and Lynn Givens, assisted by other Rangemaster certified instructors.

Sept 11-13, Three-Day Firearms Instructor Development Course, Friday through Sunday, Nappanee, Indiana

This is an intensive three-day course that runs from 9am to 6pm each day (24 hours total). The course teaches candidates:
• Modern adult learning theory
• Preparation, delivery, and documentation of training
• Development of training aids, including power points and others
• Coaching methodologies, diagnosing and correcting shooters' errors
• Modern, effective gun-handling techniques, designed to work under stress
• Proper handling/operation of a variety of handgun types

Learn to teach effective, efficient combat marksmanship technique. The course time is divided about equally between classroom sessions and range firing, and each student will fire approximately 1,000 rounds of ammunition. Students will act as coaches for other students, and each will be coached extensively in turn. Students also receive a 200 page training manual, which is a valuable information and reference resource. To graduate from this course, students must pass a shooting qualification and pass a written examination. Students will need:
• A serviceable sidearm, at least .38 Special or 9X19mm caliber
• A serviceable uniform duty or concealed carry holster, worn on the belt, of leather or kydex construction, with a covered trigger guard
• At least three magazines or speedloaders
• 1,000 rounds of full power ammunition for the sidearm
• Everything else is supplied by Rangemaster.

Tuition is $525.00, which includes 24 hours of training and a 200 page training manual. Advance registration is required. For more info, please email Tom Givens at rangemaster.tom@gmail.com . See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/firearms-instructor-development-course-nappanee-in-tickets-13501993827 to register.

Sept 26-27, 2015 Combative Pistol I, Indianapolis, IN
Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm

This is an intensive weekend course that covers all of the essential skills involved in fighting with a handgun. There is an all day session Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am to 6:00pm each day. Topics covered in this course will include:
• Rapid presentation from concealed carry
• Effective gun handling techniques, designed to work under stress
• Rapid reloading techniques
• High speed accuracy at close ranges
• Precision shooting at mid-ranges
• Shooting effectively with one hand, with either hand
• Fixing malfunctions rapidly and reliably
• Proper defensive mindset, personal tactics, and more.

Expect to fire about 800-1000 rounds of ammunition. This course is designed expressly for the armed citizen who carries a concealed handgun, or the plain clothes or off duty police officer.

You will need a good handgun, holster, belt, and magazine pouch, at least three magazines, a ball cap and concealment garment (vest, jacket, windbreaker, etc), eye and ear protection, and rain gear (we train rain or shine). A cooler with soft drinks and snacks is a very good idea.

You will need a quality handgun and gear. It is a good idea to bring a second gun just like your primary, in case something breaks on your primary gun. Please bring good quality ammunition. You will shoot better, your gun will function better, and you will learn faster. Leather or kydex holsters are fine—PLEASE NO flimsy nylon or cloth holsters. For more info, please email rangemaster.tom@gmail.com. See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/combative-pistol-1-indianapolis-in-tickets-13502376973 to register.

chrisz-K33T
May 21, 2015, 10:45 AM
King 33 is hosting a USPSA Range Officer class June 13-14.

Cost is $80.

Must be a USPSA member, but you can sign up for $25 at the class.

Call 860-276-9742 or email info@king33training.com to sign up or for more information.

Also you can sign up online here: http://www.king33training.com/#!product/prd18/3991683811/uspsa-range-officer-class

Chris Z

NOLATAC
May 24, 2015, 04:13 PM
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Registration: Link (http://stbisc.mybigcommerce.com/nolatac-defensive-carbine-won-course-nov-28-29-2015/)

Feel free to contact us with any questions!

Tom Givens
May 24, 2015, 10:30 PM
Intensive Pistol Skills / Defensive Shotgun
Two-Day Format
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Day One, SATURDAY (9am to 6pm): INTENSIVE PISTOL
This is an intensive one-day course that covers all of the essential skills involved in fighting with a handgun. Topics covered in this course will include:
• Rapid presentation from concealed carry
• Effective gun handling techniques, designed to work under stress
• Rapid reloading techniques
• High speed accuracy at close ranges
• Precision shooting at mid-ranges
• Proper defensive mindset and more.
Expect to fire about 450-500 rounds of ammunition. This course is designed expressly for the armed citizen who carries a concealed handgun, or the plain clothes or off duty police officer. You will need a good handgun, holster, belt, and magazine pouch, at least three magazines, a ball cap and concealment garment (vest, jacket, windbreaker, etc), eye and ear protection, and rain gear (we train rain or shine). A cooler with soft drinks and snacks is a very good idea. You will need a quality handgun and gear. It is a good idea to bring a second gun just like your primary, in case something breaks on your primary gun. Please bring good quality ammunition. You will shoot better, your gun will function better, and you will learn faster.
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Day Two, SUNDAY (9am to 6pm): DEFENSIVE SHOTGUN
Many people keep a shotgun at home. The shotgun is one of the most effective and versatile weapons available to the average private citizen or police officer. It is also the least understood and most under-utilized weapon system. Learn how to properly select, modify, feed and operate your defensive shotgun for optimum effectiveness. This intensive course will teach you efficient techniques for handling and shooting the shotgun under stressful conditions for self-defense. Covered topics include:
• Shotgun Selection
• Types & Operation
• Accessories
• Loading Techniques
• Modifications
• Ammunition Selection
• Shooting Techniques
• Patterning
Students will need 150 rounds of birdshot, 50 rounds of buck shot, and 15 slugs. The course will continue regardless of weather (rain or shine, heat or cold). Please dress accordingly and bring appropriate gear and supplies.
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For more information please email rangemaster.tom@gmail.com. See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intensive-pistol-defensive-shotgun-culpepper-va-tickets-13503097127 to register.