40-hour SSGT Shoot House: Instructor Course

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Subject: 40-hour Shoot House Instructor
– Two-Man Close Quarter Battle (CQB) Pistol

Instructor: Jack Nevils

Price: $800.00/officer

Prerequisite: Must be a certified SSGT Handgun & Patrol Rifle Instructor

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for those instructors teaching and/ or facilitating training for Patrol, Undercover, SWAT operators or Military units conducting two-man Close Quarter Battle training operations. This course begins with a training development workshop to clearly identify training objectives, training shortfalls, and detailed process to quantify training progression. Attendees are taught to train, develop, and assess, individual and collective skills prior to the start of CQB training to ensure individuals have the prerequisite skills to professionally and safely conduct operations in a close urban environment. Training infrastructure, ammunition, and bullet trap considerations are discussed to ensure risks are mitigated for each structure and training evolution. Procedures are taught to safely practice and instruct others in the application of Two-man Close Quarter Battle principles in a realistic training environment.


  • Understand and apply principles to safely setup and conduct live fire CQB training
  • Develop detailed training plan to support organizational objectives
  • Assess proficiency of operators to safely conduct training
  • Apply risk mitigating factors for Two-man CQB training operations
  • Demonstrate abilities and skills desired in those being trained
  • Understand and apply principles to conduct CQB training with non-lethal munitions
·Tactical Gear –Pistol, holster, tac-light on pistol, hand-held light, minimum of 3 magazines and magazine pouches
·Minimum Level III Alpha Body Armor (soft body armor) Plates recommended
· Ballistic helmet
·Protection for eyes and ears
·Ammo – Pistol only -800 rnds. ball & 200 rnds. 9mm paint-marking & 200 rnds. frangible
(Factory loaded ammunition only)
(No re-loaded ammunition allowed)
·Seasonal weather gear

SSGT TRAINER: Primary trainer is Retired Special Forces Sergeant Major Jack Nevils who has 25 years training and conducting Close Quarter Combat operations around the globe. He was the Non-commissioned Officer In Charge (NCOIC) and Sergeant Major for the U.S. Army’s Special Operation’s Urban Combat/ Hostage Rescue and Sniper School at the JFK Special Warfare Center and Schools at Ft. Bragg, NC. He supervised over 60 instructors for the Department of Defense’s (DOD) most high risk training courses. During his tenure, he wrote new doctrine for training Close Quarters Combat, designed, and oversaw construction of the DOD’s premier urban training facility. Mr. Nevils has trained and led numerous foreign counter terrorism / hostage rescue forces on countless operations throughout Central / South American, Central Asia, and the Middle East. He’s also led US and Allied forces on countless operations in the global war on terrorism in the Middle East and Africa.