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Old November 20, 2000, 09:36 PM   #1
Jim Mayhugh
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Subject: FREE 4 Day Instructor course at Front Sight!

Dr. Ignatius Piazza
Founder and Director
Front Sight Firearms Training Institute
fax 831.684.2137
[email protected]

FREE Four Day Instructor Development Course December 11-14 to expand our world class instructional staff! If you have what it takes to be a world class firearms instructor, and want to join an organization that has surpassed all other schools in the firearms training industry, then FAX me a resume at (831)684-2137 and tell me why you would like an invitation to demonstrate your skills. We have a limited number of full time and numerous part time positions available on Front Sight's staff. We only want the best. I repeat, we only want the best. If you are one of them, contact me immediately. The next instructor development course is scheduled for December 11-14 at our Las Vegas facility. Class size is strictly limited so send in your resumes immediately. Those with suitable resumes will receive an invitation to attend this free of charge course. I share with you, excerpts from Front Sight's Instructors Manual entitled "Requirements of a Front Sight Instructor" and "Front Sight's Product" to give you a better understanding of my philosophy in choosing Front Sight's staff.

1. The ability to perform on demand, exactly, what you are teaching to the students.

2. A strong desire and ability to impart your knowledge and expertise to the students.

3. Voice, posture, vocabulary, and appearance that secures the student's respect for your position as their instructor.

4. High moral and ethical character which leaves you behaving in an exemplary manner on and off the range.

5. A memory that allows you to always remember what it is like to be a student.

6. The integrity to teach your course exactly as it is outlined in Front Sight's curriculum with no alteration to the instructional doctrine.

Whether an instructor has actually experienced a lethal confrontation and shot for blood is really a question of circumstance and occupation. It is true that the experience of winning a gun fight lends some additional credibility to the words of the instructor. However, a gun fight under one's belt does not, in itself, make a good instructor. Those who dwell on such issues soon reveal that they lack the more important instructional qualities that truly make the difference in a student's performance. With that said, let me assure you that Front Sight's staff has collectively "seen the elephant" numerous times. If you are looking for instructors who have "been there and done that" you need not look any further.

Students are the product of Front Sight's activities. All efforts by all staff should be directed at producing the best product possible. The finished product is as follows:

1. A student who knows he has learned as much as possible in the time he spent with us.

2. A student who knows he has improved significantly, regardless of his level at the start of the course.

3. A student who leaves knowing that the entire staff is consistent and unified in the techniques discussed, demonstrated, and taught.

4. A student who leaves knowing that the instructional staff is the best it could possibly be and that there is no better staff anywhere.

5. A student who leaves knowing he has received more personal attention than he expected he would.

6. A student who leaves feeling that each instructor has an interest in helping him and does everything possible to make the student's experience the best it can be.

7. A student who, regardless of his own political beliefs, occupation, choice of firearms, previous shooting school affiliations, income level, educational level, religion, etc. leaves knowing he was treated with the same respect and interest in improving his skills as all the other students.

8. A student who is not offended by anyone or anything that is said or done before, during, or after the course.

9. A student who knows that regardless of who is instructing a particular course, the course content and its delivery will be as listed above.

10. A student who knows that if he refers another student to us, his referral will receive the same experience.

11. A student who knows that regardless of the ability level of his referral, the staff will be willing and able to accomplish the same product as listed above.

12. A student who knows that Front Sight is the leader of the industry and will remain the leader for years to come.

13. A student who understands our purpose, embraces it and wants to assist us in our mission.

14. A student who wants to attend more courses to continue learning and growing with the organization.

15. A student who has confidence in the organization and feels he is part of it.

16. A student who knows from his first contact (advertising, referral, direct mail, web site, telephone call) to the completion of his first course, that Front Sight is a first class organization that is responsive, progressive, unified, successful, growing, and above all working to help him reach whatever level he desires.

The entire Front Sight staff, from the newest instructor to the founder of the organization is responsible for PRODUCING the product: our students. To accomplish these goals we must have the willingness to constantly and objectively evaluate our performance to make sure we are producing the best product possible. The entire staff, from the newest instructor to the founder of the company must be willing to examine, accept, and correct anything that gets in the way of producing the best product possible.

Every instructor working with Front Sight fits the "Requirements of a Front Sight Instructor" and embraces the philosophy of "Front Sight's Product."

Dr. Ignatius A. Piazza
Founder and Director
Front Sight Firearms Training Institute
phone 1.800.987.7719
fax (831) 684-2137
e-mail [email protected]
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