Rangemaster Three-Day Firearms Instructor Development & Certification Course April 9-11, 2010, Woodbury, GA, south of Atlanta April 30-May 2, 2010, Culpeper, VA, near DC This is an intensive full three day (Friday through Sunday, 24 hours total) course that teaches candidates: modern adult learning theory; preparation, delivery, and documentation of training; development of training aids, including power points and others; coaching methodologies, diagnosing and correcting shooters errors; modern, effective gunhandling techniques, designed to work under stress; proper handling/operation of a variety of handgun types; and effective, efficient combat marksmanship techniques. The course time is divided about equally between classroom sessions and range firing, and each student will fire approximately 800 rounds of ammunition. Students will act as coaches for other students, and each will be coached extensively in turn. Students also receive a 170+ page training manual, which is a valuable information and reference resource. To graduate from this course, students must pass a shooting qualification, pass a written examination, and conduct a brief presentation in the classroom on an assigned topic. This course satisfies the training requirements for the Tennessee Department of Safety to become a State Certified Handgun Instructor, and for Oklahoma CLEET as an SDA instructor. For this course, students will need: A serviceable sidearm,revolver or semiauto, of at least .38 Special or 9X19mm caliber ( .38 Special, 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 Auto); A serviceable uniform duty or concealed carry holster, worn on the belt, of leather or kydex construction, with a covered trigger guard; At least three magazines or speedloaders (more is better); 800 rounds of full power ammunition for the sidearm. Everything else is supplied by Rangemaster. Advance registration is required. Call Lynn, at 901-370-5600 to register. A deposit of at least 50% will hold your space, with the balance due in full not later than 15 days before class. Deposits become non-refundable 15 days before class. See www.rangemaster.com for more information.