Subject: 24-hour SSGT Advanced Handgun: Instructor
Instructor(s): Jack Nevils
Prerequisite: Officer must be a certified firearms instructor & successfully completed the following SSGT Courses:
24-hour SSGT Advanced Handgun: Operator Course;
16-hour SSGT Two-man CQB Handgun: Operator Course
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to ensure officers who have attended the Advanced Handgun: Operator & Two-man CQB Advanced Handgun: Operator courses have attained and maintained the prerequisite skills as an Advanced Handgun operator and to certify them to safely and professionally train, coach, and mentor officers in proven training methodologies. The course begins with a review of the Advanced Handgun: Operator & Two-man CQB Advanced Handgun: Operator courses course objectives and a demonstration of the officer’s proficiency in these skills. Officers will be instructed in training methodologies to teach didactic information and hands-on skills. Topics such as troubleshooting common deficiencies found in handgun shooting operations and equipment issues are discussed to ensure officers can timely and properly identify and correct problems. Officers will be required to develop and teach a class that encompasses a classroom block of instruction, practical application, and evaluation for fellow officers. Officers will be evaluated on their level of mastery of the subject matter and their ability to convey this information to others effectively.
·Use of deadly force: totality
·Integration of empty-hands skills and Pistol
·Drawing under duress
·Fighting with Pistol
·Shooting in and around vehicles
·Tactical Gear – pistol, holster and 3 magazines and magazine pouches
·Protection for eyes and ears
·Ammo – Pistol-800 rnds.
(Factory loaded ammunition only)
(No re-loaded ammunition allowed)
·Inclement weather gear
SSGT TRAINERS: Our trainers are former Special Forces (Green Beret) Operators who have severed as instructors and Program Managers at the JFK Special Warfare Center’s Special Forces Hostage Rescue and Sniper School. These operators have years of real world application in diverse combat environments conducting and refining the principles and skills taught in this course. The collective lessons learned during these experiences were used by our trainers to rewrite training doctrine and Programs of Instruction for Special Operations Forces. Our trainers have trained and successfully led thousands of U.S. And indigenous forces in countless counter terrorism operations during the Global War on Terrorism.