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Wed, May 22


Secure America Now Training Center

T3P: Train The Trainer Pistol Instructor Course

Train The Trainer Pistol Instructor Course Level I is the premier block of training for all certified instructors, those being groomed for instructor certification and those seeking to improve their ability to instruct others.

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T3P: Train The Trainer Pistol Instructor Course
T3P: Train The Trainer Pistol Instructor Course

Time & Location

May 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 24, 2024, 5:00 PM

Secure America Now Training Center, 410 Nickerson Farms Rd, Seguin, TX 78155, USA

About the Event

This is a 3-day, 24-hour handgun instructor course! This is not a traditional instructor course and will not be a shooting course for instructors. This course is intended to further educate the instructor in brain based adult learning theory applied to handgun marksmanship skills. This course is intended to educate and build the next generation of instructors who are seeking to make meaningful impact in their departments and with thier students. 

The course requires attendees to participate in and provide classroom lecture, provide dry fire and live fire demonstrations, instructor to student instruction, teach backs and how to analyze and assess the students performance, proficiency, accuracy and repeatablbility through live fire drills. Attendees will be instructed on how to create and build beneficial shooting drills and qualification courses. This is NOT a handgun shooting course but is an advanced level instructor course requiring the student to possess a compehension of handgun marksmanship. 

A certification of comprehension and will require attendees to pass the Paraclete Consulting Group timed 50-round TCOLE pistol qualification with a minimum proficiency score of 90%. Inability to demonstrate a 90% proficiency rate will result in a certificate of attendance.

The course will cover:

  • Building a Warrior Culture
  • Theory of Brain Based Learning
  • Theory of Brain Based Shooting
  • Adult Learning Theory
  • Identifying Student Types
  • Breaking Down Learning Barriers
  • Identifying Instructor Types
  • Leadership and Training for the Fight
  • Building Courses of Fire That Matter
  • Building Qualification Courses That Matter 
  • 8 Fundamentals of Shooting (Required Learning)
  • Delivery of Safety Rules / Range Rules / Med Plan and Recovery Plan
  • Operating and Managing the Shot Timer
  • Breakdown of the 4-stage draw stroke and Natural Point of Aim
  • Breakdown of the presentation of the weapon and Presentation on Demand (POD)
  • GRIP and what is important
  • Sight Alignment and Red Dot Systems
  • Sight Picture and Focal Shift Drills
  • Trigger Operation | Control | Manipulation
  • Speed and Efficiency Drills
  • Principles of Red Dot Systems                         
    • Zeroing the RDS
    • Acquiring the RDS
    • Stereoscopic Vision
    • Occluded Red Dot Drills
    • Down Dot Drills:                                             
      • Cornering
      • Framing
      • Guillotining
      • Accuracy and Consistency Drills  



  • Instructor Led Red Dot Drills
  • Instructor Led Trigger Control Drills
  • Instructor Led Throttle Control Drills
  • Instructor Led Distance Drills
  • Instructor Led Multiple Threat Drills
  • Reloads 
  • Malfunctions Type I, II and III                        
    • Freestyle Shooting
    • Strong Hand Only
    • Support hand only
    • How to properly conduct:  Individual Shooter Assessment | Shot Group Assessment | Fundamental Performance Assessment

       How to properly manage a qualification course  How to properly design courses of fire and supporting drills        

Students will receive constant instruction, corrective action and training while participating in mock dry fire and live fire scenario-based training. Role players will be on hand and students are required to provide one on one and large class instructor to student training, live fire demos, shooter assessment, shot group analysis and shot group assessment and be trained on how to observe and correct improper weapons handling skills and shooting techniques.

Students will build courses of fire, explain and demo their course of fire and lead blocks of instruction and conduct student analysis, assessment and be assisted in providing effective teach backs and corrective action.

Attendees are required to bring the following each day:

  • High-capacity semi-automatic handgun (15 rounds or more)
  • 750 rounds of ammunition for the class (Ball FMJ training ammo is fine)
  • Holster designed for that handgun (Holster must be quality molded Kydex material in an outside the waistband/OWB configuration)
  • Three or more magazines
  • Double magazine pouch
  • Duty belt or battle belt
  • 2 large tip black permanent markers
  • Shot timer if owned but not mandatory
  • Any owned training aids, sight picture cards, visual aids, etc. but not mandatory
  • Notebook and pen
  • Eye Protection with side shields
  • Hearing protection
  • Closed toed footwear
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Sunblock is recommended
  • Headgear is recommended
  • Chair
  • Water / Fluids
  • Lunch and a snack if needed.
  • Body armor is optional

Course Fee is $750.00 (No refunds or credits will be granted for missed classes unless a 72-hour advanced notification is provided)

/// Only 20 students will be allowed \\\

/// Attendees MUST RSVP and prepay by using the event tool and MUST acknowledge the Release of Liability Waiver and Safety Brief prior to registering and paying. \\\

/// Successful completion of the course will result in a certificate of training, class roster and course learning objectives to be reported through your respective agency for reportable TCOLE hours \\\


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