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Feb
22
Sat
Empowering Women with Firearms @ Governors Gun Club Kennesaw
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Here at Governors Gun Club we love for our women to feel comfortable and empowered while holding using their firearms for target practice or self-defense. This class will be taught by women, to women, in the hopes to to allow a common view of learning for all the basic knowledge and get as comfortable as possible with a firearm.

In this class women will learn the 4 universal rules of firearm safety as well as the responsibilities of a firearm owner and the 5 fundamentals of shooting.

These women will also learn the difference in semi-automatic handguns and revolvers as well as many other firearms so our women will find which firearms is most compatible to their needs. There will be a basic understand of ammunition and what happens when a firearm is fired as well as understanding and working through the different malfunctions of your firearm.

There will be extensive knowledge given in this course and on the range during this time. Don’t miss out!

 Instructor:
Josette Chmiel

Raised around firearms since she was young, Josette grew up in a very firearm friendly environment. Both parents were/are hunters & Josette gave hunting a shot while a teenager. Now a vegan, she no longer hunts but continues to be involved in the firearm industry.

For 8 years, she has been actively involved in our 2A rights.  As a volunteer (former) office manager, current board member, Director of Development/ Event Planner & member of the Legislative Action team of Grass Roots NC, she works the front lines defending our 2A rights.

For the past 7 years, she has continued to hone her own firearm skills, while instructing women who are interested in self-empowerment thru self-protection. Josette is very passionate about women learning the necessary means to protect themselves with less lethal forms of self-defense to embracing new shooters to assisting those interested in stepping out into competitions.

Her current teaching certifications include NRA Basic Pistol, NRA Inside & Outside the Home Protection, Chief Range Safety Officer. She is also qualified to teach NC Concealed Carry Class.  Josette is a Smith & Wesson armorer.

 

Cornhole Cancer Benefit @ Governors Gun Club Kennesaw
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

Governors Cornhole Cancer Benefit

 

Join us at Governors Gun Club Kennesaw for our Cornhole Cancer Benefit on February 22nd! We will have a $20 cornhole tournament with a 50% payback for winners. All day we will have drink specials and food specials! Come participate in all our activities on February 22nd to support a Governors Gun Club associate’s Family! A portion of all proceeds from February 22nd will go to the support of the Family in their fight against cancer!

Cornhole Tournament will start at 12pm. Make sure to be on time to ensure spot in tournament.

Tournament will be Bracket style.

**This event will be open to the public!

 

 

Feb
24
Mon
IDPA @ Governors Gun Club Kennesaw
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Take your shooting skills to the next level! Experience the thrill, the excitement and the camaraderie of competitive shooting. Join IDPA, the fastest growing shooting sport and find out what you’ve been missing.

Feb
25
Tue
Two for Tuesday
Feb 25 all-day

 

Grab a buddy and hit the range! Add a second shooter to your lane on our 25/15 yard lanes for FREE every Tuesday!

IDPA @ Governors Gun Club Kennesaw
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Take your shooting skills to the next level! Experience the thrill, the excitement and the camaraderie of competitive shooting. Join IDPA, the fastest growing shooting sport and find out what you’ve been missing.

Feb
26
Wed
Ladies Day
Feb 26 all-day

 

Show them how its done, Ladies! Ladies shoot for FREE all day Wednesday on our 25/15 yard lanes with the purchase of a target and ammunition!

Holster Draw & Rapid Fire @ Governors Gun Club Kennesaw
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This course will cover the basics of safely drawing a handgun from a hip holster, or thigh holster from the strong side (weapon firing side). Then go into presenting the handgun towards the target and firing in a rapid fire manner.

Rapid fire for this purpose and use on the Governors Gun Club Range is defined as one shot per second. Successful completion of this course will meet the requirements necessary to draw from a holster and fire when on the GGC Range. This class WILL NOT be designed to teach anyone fast draw techniques.

Equipment needed: Handgun, holster, 50 rounds of ammo, eye and ear protection. All holsters will be inspected by the instructor for safety and security. Ie… the holster must hold the gun securely where it cannot fall out.

For safety reasons there will be no cross draw, shoulder or behind the back holsters allowed in the class.

ONLY 8 SPOTS AVAILABLE. 

Instructor: Mike Watkins

Mike’s Law Enforcement career spans 26 years, with 16 years on SWAT in upstate New York. Over Mikes enforcement careers he held assignments as Patrol Officer, K9 Handler, Sergeant, Narcotics Investigator, Lieutenant, SWAT Commander and Chief of Police.

Mike holds numerous Instructor certifications to include: Firearms, Defensive Tactic’s, Combat First Aid, Reality Based training, and was the Lead instructor for multiple SWAT Operator and Firearms Instructor courses. He is also the Chairman of the Board for the New York Tactical Officers Association, where he instructs Operational Planning, Team Leader Development, Warrant Service and Advanced Weapon Operations.

Training with a concept & principle-based methodology is the foundation of all Mikes courses.  If you are open to new ideas and enhancing your skill sets come train with Mike.

DISCLAIMER
By registering for this class, you are acknowledging that you are at least 18 years old and not legally prohibited from operating, possessing, transferring, or owning a firearm in the State of Georgia, as regulated by federal, state, and local laws. False notification or misrepresentation to legally possess firearms in the State of Georgia will result in student’s immediate removal from class and forfeiture of all course fees. By registering for this class, you are also hereby expressly assuming the risk of taking part in the course for instruction in firearms, and taking part in the activities, which include, but are not limited to, instruction in the use of firearms, the discharge of firearms, and the firing of live ammunition.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
All sales are final and no refunds are offered for any cancellations or missed classes. However, if you cancel at least 48 hours before the class, your registration and course fee can rollover to the next available class. Policy subject to change without notice. If you have any questions regarding this policy, contact us by clicking here.

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Feb
27
Thu
Veterans, First Responders, and Active Military Shoot Free
Feb 27 all-day

To thank our veterans, first responders, and those active in the military we would like to offer free range time on Thursdays with the purchase of a target and ammunition!

Seniors Shoot Free
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

Anyone over 62 is invited to come Shoot for  FREE on our 25/15 yard lanes Thursdays from 10am to 6pm with the purchase of a target and ammunition!

Pistol Rapid Fire II @ Governors Gun Club Powder Springs
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Pistol – Rapid Fire In Controlled Pairs is a three-hour course designed as the initial Marksman-level class. The course will the test the students’ ability to engage targets in rapid succession with multiple rounds on target. The student will reinforce previously taught basics which include, Proper shooting stance, Sight alignment, and trigger control all while increasing confidence within the rapid engagement domain. Students will increase their ability to strike the target in a designated area while in a stationary position. Reflexive target drills will be incorporated in to the performance measures and evaluation. (This course is designed for Iron Sights, and all Optics will need to be removed prior to arriving at the Governors Gun Club)

Required Materials

• Students will be required to provide a personal firearm (Pistol), with four magazines.
• 400 rounds of ammunition.
• Holster for Pistol.
• Magazine pouch or Kydex magazine holster.
• Hearing and eye protection.
• Note Pad, Pen, and/or Pencil.
• Wear comfortable clothing and if wearing long sleeves, make sure they will not interfere with operation of your body mechanics.


Instructor:

                                                      Scott Van Valkenburg

Scott is a 23-year veteran of the United States Army and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team. Scott joins us after completing his last assignment in Belgium, where he hand-selected to serve as the Director of Security Operations (Personal and Physical security) to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (Four Star General).

He has instructed Soldiers, Airmen, and Marines in the following areas; Close Quarters Combat, Reflexive Fire, Precision Marksmanship, Transition Fire, Defensive Patrol and Engagement, Offensive Patrol Operations, Marksmanship Basic to Advanced with Pistol, Rifle and Sub Machine Gun, Unarmed Self Defense, Use of Force, Shotgun Breaching and Assault, DOD Antiterrorism officer level 2, Operational Security Officer level 2, and Active Shooter Response Instructor.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Post University, Waterbury, Connecticut and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Kenan-Flagler Business School.

 

DISCLAIMER
By registering for this class, you are acknowledging that you are at least 18 years old and not legally prohibited from operating, possessing, transferring, or owning a firearm in the State of Georgia, as regulated by federal, state, and local laws. False notification or misrepresentation to legally possess firearms in the State of Georgia will result in student’s immediate removal from class and forfeiture of all course fees. By registering for this class, you are also hereby expressly assuming the risk of taking part in the course for instruction in firearms, and taking part in the activities, which include, but are not limited to, instruction in the use of firearms, the discharge of firearms, and the firing of live ammunition.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
All sales are final and no refunds are offered for any cancellations or missed classes. However, if you cancel at least 48 hours before the class, your registration and course fee can rollover to the next available class. Policy subject to change without notice. If you have any questions regarding this policy, contact us by clicking here.

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