2021 Midwest Firearms Training Schedule

2021 Midwest Firearms Training Classes

All Classes Held at ISRA Range, Kankakee, Illinois

May 14, 6PM-10PM, MTG Night Shoot, Low Light/Flashlight Handgun Skills, $200

 Own the Night!! Most defensive shootings take place in low-light, or no light. This is an opportunity to train for the real world. There are a number of circumstances where we may find ourselves in a dimly lit environment. The MTG Night Shoot provides the training and techniques needed to react under these adverse conditions. Students will learn and drill on a variety of modern flashlight techniques, studying the advantages and disadvantages of each. Also included in the program are sighted methods in varying lighting conditions such as ambient light, backlit targets, front-lit targets, and intermittent light. This is an advanced course teaching advanced skills. Students should have prior formal training and be well grounded in safety and range procedure. 300 rounds required.  Contact Andy Kemp at 208-771-3413 or andy1911@imaxmail.net  or visit www.midwesttraininggroup.net

May 15, MTG Intro to Defensive Pistol, $300

This intensive one-day program introduces the new or novice shooter to combat handgun training.  Included in the program are firearms safety issues, marksmanship basics, various shooting positions, speed reloads, drawing from a holster, and more.  This is designed for the shooter who has never had formal firearms training or would like to review the fundamentals.  Emphasis is placed on trigger control, sight alignment, accuracy, and safety.  300 rounds.  No prerequisite required.  Contact Andy Kemp at 208-771-3413 or andy1911@imaxmail.net  or visit www.midwesttraininggroup.net

May 16, Mastering the Revolver $300 

Run a revolver as fast as any semi-auto. Learn the secrets of fast, smooth manipulation of a double action trigger pull and quick reloads. Whether the revolver is your main defense gun or the backup in your pocket, these skills are essential. Mastering The Revolver is for all those interested in a return to traditional values. This one-day class is designed to teach the budding wheel-gunner several techniques that maximize the revolver’s potential. A strong revolver shooter becomes a better semi-auto shooter. This is a class that improves your trigger control and recoil management regardless of the type of gun you generally use. If you have a revolver as a back-up gun this is a “must have class”. An essential class for instructors who may have revolver shooters in their courses. Learn at least five different reloading methods and why the revolver is still the weapon of choice from behind cover. Subtle nuances and the lost secrets of running the revolver at hyper-speed are all explored. Students will need a quality revolver, holster, at least three speed loaders, and 300 rounds. No Prerequisite.  Contact Andy Kemp at 208-771-3413 or andy1911@imaxmail.net  or visit www.midwesttraininggroup.net

June 10-13, Massad Ayoob, MAG-40, $1000

This is an intense, four-day, 40-hour immersion course in the “rules of engagement” for armed law-abiding private citizens.  The course emphasizes legal issues, tactical issues, and aftermath management. Topics will include interacting with suspects, witnesses, responding police officers, threat recognition and mind-set, and the management of the social and psychological aftermath of having to use lethal force in defense of self or others.  Also covered is preparing beforehand for legal repercussions and minimizing your exposure to them. Situations in the home, at the place of business, or “on the street” will all be covered.  Range work will include instruction in the use of the defensive handgun under extreme stress. Drawing from concealment, two-handed stances, shooting from cover, one-handed stances with either hand, speed reloading, and more are taught with an overall emphasis on fast, accurate shot placement. The course will culminate with a written examination covering the classroom topics and a police-style handgun qualification course.  500 rounds.  No prerequisite required.  $1000  Contact Andy Kemp at 208-771-3413 or andy1911@imaxmail.net  www.MidwestTrainingGroup.net

July 24-25, Defensive Rifle, $600

Two-day course takes beginners and intermediate shooters to advanced level. This is geared toward the environment that most of us live in, suburban and semi-rural, or home defense. Centerfire semi-automatic rifles, or pistol-caliber carbines only.  Slings are mandatory. Red dot type sights are allowed and BUIS are advisable.   600 rounds of rifle ammo and 100 rounds pistol.  At least two rifle mags and two pistol mags.  Holster, mag pouches etc.  Firing will be from short range (100 yards to nearly muzzle contact.) Covering positional shooting-standing, kneeling, sitting, prone and cover positions, one hand firing and reloading techniques, zeroing options, shooting while moving, mirror image shooting and transitions, malfunction clearing and adjusting for offset at various distances.  800 rounds rifle and 100 rounds pistol.  No Prerequisite.  Contact Andy Kemp at 208-771-3413 or andy1911@imaxmail.net  or visit www.midwesttraininggroup.net

August 28-29, Advanced Tactical Pistol $600 

The ideal follow up to Advanced Handgun Skills.  Designed for the advanced student, this program addresses the tactical matters and concerns that accompany defensive shooting along with very advanced skill sets.  Some of the topics covered include: one hand reloads, Tactics in and around vehicles, moving targets, weak hand draw from a strong side holster, engaging from cover, close quarters issues, prioritizing targets, when to draw and when to disarm, intro to weapon retention and disarms, and much more.  Class also includes a night shoot where students will learn several different flashlight techniques and low –light shooting skills.  Scenario testing is used to reinforce learned concepts.  Students should already be well grounded in firearms safety and marksmanship.  Prior formal training is a prerequisite.  800 rounds required.  Contact Andy Kemp at 208-771-3413 or andy1911@imaxmail.net  or visit www.midwesttraininggroup.net