Courses

PISTOL COURSES
Black Badge Course (2 Days)
Pistol Development (1 Day)
Performance Pistol (1 and 2 day courses offered)
Pistol Enhancement (1 Day)
Ladies Only (Customized Courses)
Introduction to Pistol Shooting (1 Day)


Specialty workshops like Ladies Only, a customized workshop to suit your groups needs, or personal training, connect with John today!

Interested in hosting any of the courses in your club, contact John directly.

TACTICAL PISTOL / CARBINE COURSES
Fundamental Tactical Pistol (2 Days)
Tactical Pistol Performance (1 Day)


CARBINE TRAINING
Carbine Development (2 Days)
Pistol / Carbine Transition (1 Day)


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PISTOL COURSES


Black Badge Course – 2 Days

The Black Badge Course National Training Program offers in-depth training in the safe competitive shooting techniques required not only to compete at IPSC events but to deliver the confidence and expertise to use handguns in the safest possible manner while engaged in shooting activities. Black Badge Course is acknowledged Canada wide and in over 60 countries World Wide.

Upcoming Courses:

Drayton Valley
, AB (Evergreen Shooting Club): April 29th and 30th, 2022. COMPLETED

Fort McMurray, AB (FMFGA): May 26th and 27th, 2022. FULL: WAIT LIST

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Pistol Development
(Hammer and Nail Class)

PREREQUISITE: I.P.S.C Black Badge OR Agency Training

Course is designed to improve further development and hone skills laying a solid foundation in a practical effective manner. This session covers setting yourself up to get your shots on target quickly. All shooting is done stationary with the primary focus on effective hit placement. Surgical Precision.

Methodology is Consistency builds Efficiency = Proficiency which results in SPEED.  Result is being more effective on target.

FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE COVERED :

  • Recoil Control Enhancement
  • Defined Fundamentals
  • Reload Refinements
  • Body Mechanics
  • Tuning the OPERATOR
  • plus more

Upcoming Courses:

Drayton Valley, AB (Evergreen Shooting Club): May 01,2022 COMPLETED

Fort McMurray, AB (FMFGA): May 28th,2022 LIMITED SPOTS

Calgary, AB (BTSA): May 20th, 2022 COMPLETED

Calgary, AB (BTSA): May 21th, 2022 COMPLETED
Calgary, AB (BTSA): June 10th, 2022
:FUll(Wait List Only)

Specialty Course in Bonnyville, AB: June 17th and 18th, 2022. LIMITED SPOTS. This is a 2-day course that is a blend of Pistol Development and Performance Pistol.


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Performance Pistol
(Eye Opener)

PREREQUISITE: Pistol Development

This session is the next step in improving your skills following Pistol Development. Performance Pistol is offered in 2 styles:

Style 1) 1 Day Modified version

Style 2) 2 Day Evolution (more detailed drills and skill development)



FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE COVERED:

  • Control Enhancement
  • Reload Opportunities
  • Effective Movement
  • Speed Target Transitions
  • Effective Arrival & Departures
  • Target Patterns Explored
  • Acceleration & Deceleration Drills
  • Plus more

Upcoming Courses:


Calgary, AB (BTSA): May 22nd, 2022-1 Day Modified Version : COMPLETED

Calgary, AB (BTSA): June 11th & 12th, 2022-2 Day Evolution Course. LIMITED SPOTS

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Pistol Enhancement

Course is designed to enhance your personal performance level. The ability to control your actions with mental skills needed to be successful during high stress situations. Increase your match score and success by tuning your mental game.

FOLLOWING TOPIC WILL BE COVERED:

A open mind to see yourself!!

Upcoming Courses:

Bonnyville, AB: June 19th, 2022

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Ladies Only

Prerequisite : Black Badge or Club Level Holster Safety

This course is about building a solid foundation to improve your confidence, performance and ENJOYMENT!

Upcoming Courses:
TBA

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Introduction to Pistol Shooting

This course is offered to the new shooter to inspire confidence and safe handling with your own personal pistol. Improving SAFETY and giving you a solid foundation to start your personal training on the right track.

TURN A HOBBY into a PASSION. Open to all individuals.

*NOTE this is not a holster class.

Upcoming Courses:
TBA


TACTICAL PISTOL / CARBINE COURSES

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Fundamental Tactical Pistol – 2 Days

PREREQUISITE: I.P.S.C .Black Badge Course or L/E, Agency Training

Fundamental Tactical Pistol will provide a solid foundation of operator handling skills to the next level, mind-set required to effectively manipulate a handgun successfully in numerous shooting positions.

FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE COVERED:

  • Presentations
  • Proper use of Barricades
  • Adverse Angles
  • Unconventional Shooting Positions
  • Multiple Target Engagement
  • Admin, Speed/Tactical Reloads
  • Plus more

Upcoming Courses:
TBA

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Tactical Pistol Performance

PREREQUISITE: Fundamental Tactical Pistol

Tactical Pistol Performance will take the operator to the next level, testing the operator and equipment.
The ability to engage targets on the move will be the primary focus.

FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE COVERED:

  • Angles of Engagement
  • Non Conventional Shooting Positions
  • Shooting on the Move
  • Ability to Problem Solve
  • Firearm Manipulations
  • Plus more

Upcoming Courses:
TBA

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CARBINE TRAINING

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Carbine Development – 2 Days

PREREQUISITE:Safe Firearm Handling Skills

Course is designed to develop foundation skills for carbine manipulation assisting the operator to become more skilled in handling his/her carbine. The course will start with reviewing the fundamentals. You will soon advance to skills that will increase your confidence with your carbine.I believe the fundamentals must be sound before a student advances. The focus of this class is to get those fundamentals where they need to be.

FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE COVERED:

  • Safety
  • Gear discussions
  • Optical off set 
  • Carbine zero
  • Fundamentals
  • Ready Positions  
  • Reloads(Admin, Tactical and Speed)
  • Shooting Positions and Transitions
  • Response Drills
  • Multiple Targets
  • Shooting on the move
  • Plus more

Upcoming Courses:
TBA

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Pistol & Carbine Transition

PREREQUISITE: Carbine Development

Course is designed to develop foundation skills for pistol/carbine manipulation . This course will assist the operator in becoming proficient in handling transactions between two platforms with control .

FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE COVERED:

  • Safety
  • Fundamentals
  • Ready Positions
  • Shooting Positions
  • Response Drills
  • Reloads ( admin, tactical and speed )
  • Plus more.

Upcoming Courses:
TBA

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