What's your level of training?
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January 2nd, 2005 07:54 PM
man, i would love to train with gabe. I hope he comes to PA soon.
January 19th, 2005 08:07 PM
Dad passed a lot of information to me
Defensive Fire Institute (local bunch, 8 hr. course, but informative)
Givens Combat Pistol Course (20 hrs, excellent, learned a lot)
IDPA (I know its just a game, but it keeps your gun handling skills fresh) I try to use this as training if thats possible.
January 20th, 2005 07:03 AM
I\'m a certified 4H handgun instructor.
Other than that, occasional classes here and there and lots and lots of range time to the tune of several times per week including night shooting.
January 20th, 2005 08:11 AM
I was \"taught\" by a few target shooters. Really never helped my accuracy any. Police qualification \"training\" (not really training, just shoot for qual) for 18 years, again no practical training.
Last year I finally took real professional training with Jim Crews http://www.marksmans.com, 3 days and 28 hours of range time. Great experience and helped my shooting skills immensely.
Plan on taking Randy Cain\'s training in the Nashua, NH area this Summer. See http://www.neshooters.com for these local training opportunities. If you do sign up, please let them know that I referred you - it\'s a great group of local guys (all certified trainers) who are trying to bring top-notch training to the Northeast area.
May 29th, 2005 07:52 PM
Stuff I've taken:
NRA Instructor class (all disciplines)
NRA Training Counselor class
NRA LEAD Handgun/Shotgun and Tactical Pistol Instructor Classes
Several of Gabe Suarez's classes
A bunch of classes at Front Sight, including Instructor Development
Nevada P.O.S.T. Firearms Instructor
Andy Stanford's Surgical Speed Shooting
Steve Krystek's Protocomm 100 and 200
Two police academies
A couple of Hoch Hockheim's integrated force classes.
Stuff I'm planning to take:
Robin Brown's Quick Kill course
Anything by Tom Givens
A shotgun class by Louis Awerbuck
More classes by Gabe
Anything that gets anywhere near Las Vegas.
I admit it, I'm a training junkie.
May 29th, 2005 08:57 PM
I took a marksmanship course in college (military college) that was based on the US Army manual. It was very basic though.
I got my first handgun training at the police academy. Since then I have attended advanced training within my deprtment and at the state training facility. I have also become a state certified instructor and have obtained an additional police shotgun instructor certification.
I would very much like to attend some classes at some of the "top flight" schools.
May 29th, 2005 11:45 PM
I have only taken my CCW class with respect to formal training. On the 8th of June I am going to LFI in Dumbarton, NH to be instructed by Massad Ayoob. My plans included taking all the LFI courses then I may go to Gunsite.
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H&K USPc 9mm
Para P-14 .45
Para Warthog .45
Bulgarian Makarov 9x18Mak
Springfield Armory XD-9 Subcompact
Walther P-22 3.4"
Ruger 10/22 .22
Smith and Wesson 642 .38 +P
May 30th, 2005 12:30 AM
I am the most tactical member of AR-15.com
I need more hand to hand training and hand to knife.
May 30th, 2005 02:15 AM
Police Academy training and CCW class. Other than that lots of range time shooting competition.
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