Tactical Handgun Instructor

TACTICAL HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR COURSE

 (100 HOURS)

Topics to be covered include:

  • Firearms Instructor Development
  • Designing Courses of Fire
  • Evaluation of Range Equipment
  • Teaching Handgun Fundamentals
  • Documenting Firearms Training
  • Range Safety Equipment
  • Range Training Aids
  • Effective Coaching Techniques
  • Adult Learning Concepts
  • Remediation
  • Student Presentations

This will be an interactive class with student participation being required during all aspects of the training.

Throughout the week, there will be individual and group projects to be completed.

Each student will be required to make several presentations in front of the entire class.

Each student will be required to assist with training real students.

The emphasis for this class is developing firearms instructors.
Students are expected to have a better than average ability to manipulate their assigned weapons in a safe manner.
Live fire exercises are for the purpose of developing effective coaching techniques, designing courses of fire and
developing the ability to recognize and correct shooting deficiencies as orchestrated by the instructors.

Throughout the course, each student will be evaluated on the following:

  • Firearms Safety
  • Effective Coaching Techniques
  • Firearms Manipulation Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Written Communication Skills

Each student is required to bring the following equipment to the course:

  • Duty pistol, 3 magazines and related gear
  • 1000 rounds of duty pistol ammunition
  • Range safety equipment (ear protection, eye protection, hat etc.)
  • Whistle and timing device (i.e. stopwatch)
  • Flashlights
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Foul weather gear
  • Note taking material & Sharpie
  • Training aids for their class presentation

SUCCESS CRITERIA

To successfully complete this course and be certified as a TACFIRE Instructor, each student must:

  • Demonstrate safe weapon handling under all conditions at all times

  • Demonstrate above average weapon handling skills

  • Turn in all required assignments timely

  • Pass the shooting proficiency courses of fire with 100% accuracy and no safety violations (Three attempts allowed)

  • Receive average or better evaluations on presentation and communication skills

  • Pass the final written exam with 80% or better

Those students not successfully completing ALL course requirements will receive an ATTENDANCE ONLY certificate and will not be certified as an Instructor

The class will be held the first Sunday of each month from 1000 – 1800
(additional 4 hours monthly will be spent assisting during Tacfire classes)

Orientation will be Sunday July 31st 3PM-5PM

First training session is Sunday August 4th 10AM-6PM

The Last session will be December 4th 10AM-6PM

At least one night training will be required.

Students will be given a complete Handgun Instructor Manual.

Upon sucessfull completeion students will be given a certificate and an Offical Tacfire Staff Shirt.

The fee is $2565 (payments can be arranged)

This is an invitation only course.  

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