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.
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Rob Pincus is with Chuck Usina at the Ancient City Shooting Range in St. Augustine, Florida to talk about how range owners can find good firearm instructors to teach courses. Chuck advises doing research on what the firearm instructors teach, checking to make sure they have positive feedback, and actually talking to former students. Don’tWatch Now >>
Brain Sabol discusses the importance of defensive firearms training for a 360 degree world, even on a typical square range. Brian offers some ideas for how you can train more realistically even when your live-fire options don’t include 360 degrees.Watch Now >>