Director of Gander Mountain Academy Billy Hieb discusses training in a simulation-type environment for scenario-based training. GMA takes all its training very seriously, including and especially finding the right instructors. For scenario-based training, the scenario has scripted teaching points that could be presented by anyone. So GMA seeks out true instructors, the ones who will strictly watch shooters to present areas for improvement, and who can effectively convey the basics.
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic Engagement…Watch Now >>
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student to develop the ability to train realistically for multiple threats. Too often, students on the range just swing between targets instead of training to break their focus on the first threat and truly assess their environment to find and engage any other threats. Related videos: Problem…Watch Now >>