Pistol Schools

Basic / Advanced / Instructor 

To register, please check our training scheduled for dates and times.

Seats are limited and are secured on a first-come, first-served basis (no walk-ins allowed).

 

Advanced Pistol Workshop: 2-days (16-hours) $399 per student

 

This school is designed as a continuing education & training event for police officers. This course is intended for police officers and agencies looking to take the proficient individuals training to the next level. This is an ideal school for an agency’s active assailant response trained officers and budding tactical team or firearms instructor candidates. All students receive a certificate of attendance and class ranking as many events will be conducted for score. This course will feature an extensive coverage of basic skills and drills, then progress to several applicable and relevant law enforcement courses of fire and advanced techniques. Attendees can expect a high volume of all the following: movement/shooting on the move, use of cover, low light, all manner of positions, one handed shooting, disabled officer/wounded re-function techniques, and other relevant officer survival skills to include judgment in the use of deadly force.

  • EQUIPMENT: 1000 rounds of pistol ammunition, semi-automatic pistol (more than one may be brought to the course), duty rig with at least 3 magazines (8 if carrying a single stack or less than 8 round capacity), concealed carry rig for duty handgun (unless another weapon is carried), off duty, backup, and concealment pistols with ammunition and holster-wear, high intensity handheld tactical flashlight with spare batteries, pistol cleaning gear, locking device/container for off duty and transport, writing materials, 2-dozen business cards, billed baseball type cap, wrap around protective eye-wear, hearing protection-ear muffs. Personal body armor is mandatory.

 

 

Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor School: 5 days / $799.00

This comprehensive school teaches the student how to instruct others in the use of the semi-auto pistol and in various officer survival tactics. Students should be proficient in the use of the semi-auto pistol.

 

Periods of instruction include weapon/training environment safety, nomenclature, weapons maintenance, inspection and the fundamentals of handgun marksmanship and combat shooting.

 

Dynamic training evolutions feature extensive coverage of basic skills and drills, then progress to a number of advanced courses of fire and techniques including; movement/shooting on the move, moving targets, multiple adversaries, engagements through intermediate barriers, use of cover, low light, use of a handheld and weapon mounted flashlight, all manner of positions, one handed shooting, disabled officer/wounded re-function techniques, and other relevant officer survival skills.

 

Each graduate will be able to make recommendations to their department on deployment, equipment, tactics, and policy issues. Every graduate will be proficient in various methods of instruction, the weapons use from various shooting positions and ranges from contact to 25 yards.

 

This intensive instructor development course focuses on “what to teach” and “how to teach it” as it relates to combat handgun shooting. It features a higher volume of range time and dynamic shooting drills as our aim is to impart techniques and tactics that can be taken back to your agency and immediately incorporated into your agency's training programs.

 

All material is designed to be relevant to the FIRST RESPONDING law enforcement officer including those serving in concealed carry assignments. Our course topics are not taught “one way,” as our staff will present multiple options for various pistol techniques. A variety of very current “news you can use” for instructor development topics will be covered, to include presentation skills, course of fire development, risk reduction, and other important areas. In order to accomplish this, we utilize a very aggressive schedule in order to provide the attendee with the most thorough and well-rounded firearms instructor course possible. 

 

  • STANDARDS: This "INSTRUCTOR” course is performance based and requires students to pass an assigned project, a written examination and our qualification course of fire. 

  • EQUIPMENT: Semi-automatic pistol(s), 1500 rounds of pistol ammunition, duty rig with at least 3 magazines (5 if carrying a single stack or less than 8 round capacity), concealed carry rig for duty handgun (unless another weapon is carried), off duty, backup, and concealment pistols with ammunition and holster-wear. A high intensity handheld tactical flashlight with spare batteries, pistol cleaning gear, locking device/container for off duty and transport, writing materials, 2 dozen business cards, billed baseball type cap, wrap around protective eye wear, hearing protection, bug juice, sunscreen, lunch for each training day, ample water, and any additional training aids or materials which you wish to use in the course. Personal body armor is mandatory.  

 

Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Re-certification: 1 day - 8 hours, $199.00

Current semi-auto pistol instructors can re-certify by attending this refresher course. Students are brought up to date on new technical, tactical, instructional and legal information. This course requires that the student demonstrate the ability to safely run the range, teach impromptu classes, and pass CMI’s semi-auto pistol instructor written exam and qualification course of fire.

  • Prerequisite: Must present a certificate showing that you successfully graduated from a recognized training entity as a semi-auto pistol instructor school within the last three (3) years.  

  • Equipment Requirements: Semi-automatic pistol(s), 200 rounds of pistol ammunition, duty rig with at least 3 magazines (5 if carrying a single stack or less than 8 round capacity). A billed baseball type cap, wrap around protective eye wear, hearing protection, bug juice, sunscreen, lunch for each training day, ample water, and any additional training aids or materials which you wish to use in the course. Personal body armor is mandatory.  

 

 

33825 plymouth road, livonia MI 48150 |ph: (800) 794-1216|hours: M-F 10a to 8p / sat. & sun: 10a to 6p