Rifle-Instructor-Oct-2007.qxd:Rifle Instructor Flyer-Sept 2006.qxd


Rifle-Instructor-Oct-2007.qxd:Rifle Instructor Flyer-Sept 2006.qxd

Prerequisites and Physical Requirements for Firearms Training1. An operator should be able to load, unload, and reload their firearm in a SAFE and CONTROLLED manner.Muzzle discipline and awareness is paramount.2. An operator must possess the physical strength and stamina to repetitively function and fire their weapon during prolongeddrilling. You must be able to get up and down from standing, kneeling, and prone positions, as well as move forward,backward, and laterally.3. An operator must be able to maintain mental, physical, and emotional self-discipline and not become over-excited or losecontrol.4. An operator must have a keen awareness and consideration for other operators while handling firearms andconducting drills in close proximity of other operators.5. An operator should be familiar with their weapons and equipment and be able to field strip their firearm forcleaning, maintenance, and problem-solving.6. Instructor candidates are expected to be excellent communicators and willing to adapt to the role of being astudent-learner as well as an instructor. There is no place in the training arena for personal aggrandizement or ego.Tuition:$695 per StudentChecks & Credit Cards AcceptedRegistration:Fill out the Application &Waiver Forms AttachedFax to: (816) 795-2753Program Coordinator:Contact: Todd BurkeE-mail: todd@strategosintl.comCell: (573) 999-7222Date / Location:October 8-12, 2007Class Begins at 0730Springfield Police Department Range4100 North Farmer RoadSpringfield, MO 65802Local Point of Contact:Officer Mark Schindler(417) 833-1850mschindler@ci.springfield.mo.us

NOTE: Instructor-level schools are longer than operator courses, and students participate in coachingand training delivery on the range. Make sure you have all equipment listed and backup firearms arerecommended in case of failure or breakage.We cannot guarantee that a "loaner" firearm will be available.In addition to range drills and exercises, the Tactical Rifle Instructor course includes the following teachingand training (coaching) sessions and instructional support materials on CD for the instructor candidate:· Liability Issues· Case Law and Precedent· Instructional Techniques· Coaching Beyond Fundamentals· Preparing Incident Action/Safety Plans· Creating Lesson Plans· Managing Difficult Trainees· Classroom and Range Presentations· Designing Training for Your Agency· Running a Safe Range at NightLogistics:Ammunition:500 pistol | 2,500 rifleMinimum 4 mags for pistols & rifles | Duty/Tactical Gear | Body ArmorGas Mask | Knee Pads | Wrap Around Eye & Ear Pro (clear lenses for night)Cap with Brim | Hydration | All weather ClothingDuffle that will allow you to bring all your equipment to the lineHandheld Light:All participants must have at least one high intensity hand held lightWeapon-Mounted Light:Highly recommended but is not a requirementSling:The operator MUST have a sling that permits a muzzle-down, front body carry.Websto re..............................................................................................http://strategosstore.comDiscussion Board..................................................................................http://strategosforum.comTraining Opportunities.................................................................http://strategosinternational.comToll Free............................................................................................................888.LOW.LIGHT

Print this Form /Then Mail or Fax to:Strategos International L.L.C.1024 A NE Jib CtLee's Summit, MO. 64064FAX: (816) 795-2753Websites:Email:Toll Free:http://strategosintl.comhttp://888-lowlight.comtraining@strategosintl.com888-LOW-LIGHT888-569-5444R E G I S T R A T I O N F O R MCourse NameCourse DateNameAddress_______________________________________________Credit Card Type________________________________________________Credit Card Number________________________________________________Card Holder Signature__________________________Expiration DateAddress 2__________________________Today’s DateDepartment or Agency__________________________Check#Additional Comments:PhoneOther Contact Number(s)FaxCancellations made more than 30 days prior to ascheduled course will receive a refund. Anycancellation within 15-30 days of the scheduledcourse Strategos International will provide arefund of 50% of the course tuition. Cancellationswithin 14 days or less from the scheduled coursedates the tuition will be forfeited. Initials _______Email

RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENTIN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to participate in any way in the training andinstruction being offered by Strategos International I, ____________________________THE RELEASOR, acknowledge, appreciate, and agree that:1. This Training Program involves simulated, full contact self-defense situations and/or theuse and discharge of non-lethal projectile training weapons (e.g., Simunitions ®, AirSoft ®,and paintguns ), and traditional weapons and/or firearms by the class members andinstructors. Such weapons will be used in various situations and locations. I am fullyaware of the inherent risk of injury associated with the activities and equipmentinvolved with such training and instruction, including the potential for permanentdisability and death, and while particular protective equipment and personaldiscipline will minimize this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist;2. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, EVEN IF ARISING FROMTHE NEGLIGENCE OF THOSE PERSONS RELEASED FROM LIABILITY BELOW, ANDASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY PARTICIPATION IN SAID TRAINING ANDINSTRUCTION; and3. I understand that this training program is physically and mentally intense. I understandthat I must, at all times, follow the instructions of any and all training personnel. If Iobserve any unusual or unnecessary hazards during my participation, I will bring such tothe attention of the training staff as soon as practical; and4. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin,FOREVER RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE STRATEGOSINTERNATIONAL L.L.C., THE OWNERS AND LESSORS OF THE PREMISES USED TOCONDUCT THE SUBJECT TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION, THEIR OFFICERS,INSTRUCTORS, AGENTS AND/OR EMPLOYEES ("releasees"), WITH RESPECT TOANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSON ORPROPERTY, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OROTHERWISE.5. I understand and agree that this RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OFRISK AGREEMENT covers each and every training session and/or simulation in which Iparticipate or attend.6. I HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY ANDASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND THAT, BY SIGNING MYNAME BELOW, I FREELY AND KNOWINGLY GIVE UP IMPORTANT LEGAL RIGHTS.Date Signed:_____________RELEASOR’S Signature: _____________________________ (Must be signed in ink).

Statement of Understanding – Training with Strategos InternationalIn order to ensure high-quality and meaningful training to all those attendingStrategos International courses, please review and carefully considereach statement below prior to registration.Please InitialEach SectionStrategos International was founded out of a strong desire to provideextremely realistic combative training as relates to law enforcement situationsand military close quarter combat engagements.Our courses are not administrative in nature; they are specifically designedto place individuals and teams under the type of duress that closely simulatesthe stress of real-world engagements.___________We believe that the demands operating in reduced illumination environments,and the realities of an active-shooter situation, require a similarly demandingtraining curriculum.Our courses are for serious operators, not those wishing to simply check thebox for another certificate.Our courses are designed to impart a genuine capability to those whointend on bringing the data, concepts, tactics and training methodologies backto their respective departments.___________Based on this foundation, training as delivered through Strategos Internationalis physically, mentally and emotionally challenging. The Force-on-Forcetraining is often painful, but not permanently damaging to the body.___________Due to the tremendous volume of information and practical exercises, drills,and scenarios, Five-Day courses that include rigorous Force-on-Force willtypically be 10-11 hours in duration.___________This is not a physical fitness course per se, but it is highly recommendedthat you work on your flexibility, body-weight to strength ratio, and havereasonable cardiovascular fitness before participating in this type of training.We believe this is sound doctrine for anyone who carries firearmsprofessionally. Those that are obese will have constant difficulties during theentire training course.

Five-Day Courses will include 6-10 hours of hands-on PCR work typicallyidentified as Defensive Tactics. This combative work will not necessarilyonly be defensive in nature (i.e. Active Shooter Scenario).Trainees will be drilled in following:____________- Getting up and down properly using correct Skeletal Alignment.- Proper Movement across terrain- Bilateral Mechanics- Weapons Retention and Removal- Redirections- Proper Take-Downs & Pins- Working from the Ground if requiredThis block of training is designed to show the trainee new ways of problemsolving, create a close interaction with fellow students, illustrate the principlesof combat, provide principle-based and technically sound solutions tocommonly faced attacks.____________Those attending training should arrive on Monday morning mentally preparedto receive new concepts. They should be prepared to give them a fairevaluation and demonstrate a strong spirit to apply them during the practicaltraining blocks.____________Strategos International staff members and those students attending ourcourses would rather you decline this training opportunity if you are notFULLY prepared to work EXTREMELY HARD during training. Our trainingstaff has already made this commitment to those who are spending the time,money, and effort to improve their tactical capabilities.Strategos International staff members are required to maintain a “showyou” capability; nothing required of the students will fall outside of thefollowing sequence:- Tell You – Show You - Allow You – Evaluate Performance – Repeat -____________We employ multimedia, handouts, note taking sheets, video review, practicaldrills, scenarios and full-mission profiles to expose you to maximize yourtraining experience.Staff members fully participate in role-playing as officers, suspects, &combatants.Staff members serve as instructors, mentors, and will always strive tomaintain a teachable attitude.Printed Name: _______________________________Signed: ____________________________________ Date: ___________________________

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