Advanced Handgun Operations

Advanced Handgun Operations

8th August 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Governors Gun Club Kennesaw
1005 Cobb Pl Blvd NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
$95 (25% Off for members using the code 'MEMBER25')
Mike Watkins

This course is not for the beginner operator of a handgun and is not a target shooting bulls eye course. The student will be expected to have a basic understanding of the safe handling and overall operation of their handgun. Topics introduced will be from the basic to the complex. Stressors will be introduced as the student progresses through the course. During the course the student will be exposed to a variety of new techniques, positions and shooting assignments.

This course will be physically demanding, an open mind and desire to operate their handgun to its fullest extent is required.

At the end of this course of instruction, the student will:

  1. Properly conduct emergency and tactical/deliberate magazine changes
  2. List and demonstrate 3 carry positions
  3. Properly remediate type 1 and type 2 malfunctions
  4. List 4 After Action Drills
  5. Properly engage multiple threats in depth
  6. Properly engage targets utilizing 2 handed support hand grip
  7. Properly engage targets utilizing 1 handed strong hand and support hand grip
  8. Properly remediate type 1 and type 2 malfunctions with ONE hand only
  9. Engage multiple threats WHILE moving



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.

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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