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    • 03/11/2021
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
    • Online
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    The GOAL BFS Primer for Certified Instructors ZOOM Edition.

    Topics Include:

    • Applicable laws regarding the possession, transportation and storage of guns within the Commonwealth
    • Suicide prevention and emotional health resources
    • Instructor requirements under 5.15 CMR 3.05 and Chapter 140 § 131P(b)
    • NRA policy and procedures for LTC 002 and LTC 007

    Seminar attendees will receive a copy of the slide show and supporting material. This Seminar is highly recommend for Massachusetts State Police Basic Firearm Safety Instructors. The ZOOM invite will be emailed the morning of the course.


    • 04/23/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Patriot Range Taunton
    • 8
    Register

    The USCCA DSF Program is designed to teach ALL responsibly armed Americans how to respond efficiently and effectively during a dynamic critical incident.

    One of the key elements to this is you must be able to process information while performing complex tasks. Defending yourself and those that you love requires you to apply multiple necessary skills, the DSF Program will help you to recognize learned stimuli and initiate learned intuitive responses, freeing up your mind to better process information. This is the key philosophy of the Counter Ambush Methodology. Each level of the DSF Program (L1 and L2) consists of a self-study e-learning module and a full day of instructor guided live fire range drills and simulations.

    The DSF E-learning modules are presented by Rob Pincus, world-renowned instructor and developer of the DSF and the Intuitive Defensive Shooting Methodology. You will be introduced to concepts, terminology, and information that will prepare you to maximize your learning potential as you complete the live fire portion of the program. You will also receive a copy of the USCCA’s Defensive Shooting Fundamentals textbook written by Rob Pincus. Your USCCA Certified DSF Instructor will teach you intuitive defensive shooting skills that work well with what the body does naturally under the stress of a dynamic critical incident.

    You will realize your competency levels as you learn to apply skills in context during these intense live fire drills and simulations.

    DSF L1 prepares the student for the most probable scenario and builds a solid foundation of defensive handgun skills such as; intuitive sighted fire, unsighted fire, using natural kinesthetic alignment, lateral movement, emergency reloads, assessment, presentation from the holster, and home defense concepts.

    It’s important that your gear arrangement be the same for both training and when you carry. Loaner gear is available upon request.

    Note: the total cost of the class is $210, $180 is paid to GOAL and a separate $30 is paid directly to the USCCA for the e-learning.


    CLASS LOGISTICS:

    After signing up for this class you will call 877-577-4800 and tell them your taking the DSF-1 class with William Dalpe. You will pay them $30 and they will direct you on the steps to take the e-learning portion of the class.  Make sure you ask them the procedure for taking the e-learning in case  they do not tell you. The e-learning must be done 10 days prior to the class.

    RANGE DAY LOGISTICS:

    It does not matter if you come carrying or not in fact we encourage you to carry but there will be NO handling of firearms or ammo until instructed.

    WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
    • Gun with holster (Ankle, harness, drop leg, pancake, urban, holsters are prohibited). We prefer OWB holsters but will allow IWB as long as you can tuck your shirt in behind it..
    • 350-450 rounds of ammo
    • Minimum of 3 magazines. If mag capacity under 10 rounds then 5 magazines
    • Mag pouch (if you use one when you carry and is not necessary)
    • Notebook and pen
    • Water or other (non-alcohol) hydration liquids
    • Lunch and snacks if needed
    • Comfortable clothes and footwear that is weather appropriate
    • Sun screen (if applicable)
    • Proper eyes and ears
    • Chair


    • 04/24/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Patriot Range Taunton
    • 9
    Register

    The USCCA DSF Program is designed to teach ALL responsibly armed Americans how to respond efficiently and effectively during a dynamic critical incident.

    One of the key elements to this is you must be able to process information while performing complex tasks. Defending yourself and those that you love requires you to apply multiple necessary skills, the DSF Program will help you to recognize learned stimuli and initiate learned intuitive responses, freeing up your mind to better process information. This is the key philosophy of the Counter Ambush Methodology. Each level of the DSF Program (L1 and L2) consists of a self-study e-learning module and a full day of instructor guided live fire range drills and simulations.

    The DSF E-learning modules are presented by Rob Pincus, world-renowned instructor and developer of the DSF and the Intuitive Defensive Shooting Methodology. You will be introduced to concepts, terminology, and information that will prepare you to maximize your learning potential as you complete the live fire portion of the program. You will also receive a copy of the USCCA’s Defensive Shooting Fundamentals textbook written by Rob Pincus. Your USCCA Certified DSF Instructor will teach you intuitive defensive shooting skills that work well with what the body does naturally under the stress of a dynamic critical incident.

    You will realize your competency levels as you learn to apply skills in context during these intense live fire drills and simulations.

    DSF L1 prepares the student for the most probable scenario and builds a solid foundation of defensive handgun skills such as; intuitive sighted fire, unsighted fire, using natural kinesthetic alignment, lateral movement, emergency reloads, assessment, presentation from the holster, and home defense concepts.

    It’s important that your gear arrangement be the same for both training and when you carry. Loaner gear is available upon request.

    Note: the total cost of the class is $210, $180 is paid to GOAL and a separate $30 is paid directly to the USCCA for the e-learning.


    Prerequisites: 

    • Must have completed the Defensive Shooting Fundamentals 1 (DSF-1)
    • Must have your own pistol and be able to legally own it
    • Must be familiar with loading and unloading your pistol

    Class Logistics:

    After signing up for this class you will call 877-577-4800 and tell them your taking the DSF-1 class with William Dalpe. You will pay them $30 and they will direct you on the steps to take the e-learning portion of the class.  Make sure you ask them the procedure for taking the e-learning in case  they do not tell you. The e-learning must be done 10 days prior to the class.

    Range Day Logistics:

    It does not matter if you come carrying or not in fact we encourage you to carry but there will be NO handling of firearms or ammo until instructed.

    What you need to bring:

    • Gun with holster (Ankle, harness, drop leg, pancake, urban holsters are prohibited). We prefer OWB holsters but will allow IWB as long as you can tuck your shirt in behind it..
    • 350-450 rounds of ammo
    • Minimum of 3 magazines. If mag capacity under 10 rounds then 5 magazines
    • Mag pouch (if you use one when you carry but is not necessary)
    • Notebook and pen
    • Water or other (non-alcohol) hydration liquids
    • Lunch and snacks if needed
    • Comfortable clothes and footwear that is weather appropriate
    • Sun screen (if applicable)
    • Proper eyes and ears
    • Chair
    • 04/24/2021
    • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (EDT)
    • Worcester Pistol & Rifle Club
    • 2
    Register

    GOAL Fundraising Class with OnSight Firearms Training

    OnSight Firearms Training: Date – April 24, 2021 

    Location Worcester Pistol & Rifle Club 

    Time 8:30AM to 5:30pm

    Tuition $160 GOAL Members Only


    PRACTICAL PISTOL - ACCURACY & ACCOUNTABILITY

    This class will help build skills & techniques in relation to accurate shooting and shot placement for the beginner, or intermediate shooter. Students will learn proper sight alignment, and sight picture as well as accurate bulls eye shooting with traditional defensive pistols at various distances. This is also a great opportunity for the advanced shooter to refresh and practice their skills as well as learn something new.

    This is a great opportunity to learn in a safe, professional, friendly atmosphere.

    Prerequisites:

    All students must be able to successfully maintain all shooting safety fundamentals. Students should know and be able to perform all aspects of safe firearm handing, loading and unloading, basic malfunction clearing.

    COURSE BREAKDOWN:

    - Basic pistol safety fundamentals.

    - Range safety, orientation and proper range protocol.

    - Shooting fundamentals (grip, stance, breath control, trigger control, hold control, sight picture and sight alignment, follow through).

    - Principles of marksmanship (holding, aiming, firing, timing).

    - Draw and presentation.

    - Dry fire / live fire drills.

    - Reloading techniques.

    - Strong hand and weak hand shooting.

    - Accuracy and speed development drills.

    - Engaging multiple targets.

    - Gear discussion/selection.

    - Alternate shooting positions


    EQUIPMENT LISTS:

    All students must bring:

    - Quality semi-automatic pistol chambered in 380 ACP, 9mm, 357Sig 40S&W, or 45 ACP.

    - Minimum of 600 rounds of brass cased ammunition (no steel cased ammo).

    - Quality eye and ear protection. Electronic ear protection is recommended.

    - Four magazines minimum with magazine carriers/pouch, etc. (please arrive with magazines loaded)

    - Pistol / caliber specific cleaning supplies or kit.

    - Quality kydex holster —PLEASE NO flimsy nylon or cloth holsters. NO BLACKHAWK SERPA, Alien Gear, Fobus, Uncle Mike’s or Crossbreed, “hybrid” style holsters. NO ankle, small of the back, or shoulder holsters.

    We recommend holsters from Dark Star Gear, Raven Concealment, Blackpoint Tactical, Black Center Tactical, C&G Holsters, Concealment Express & G-Code.

    - Notepad or notebook with pen

    - An open mind, humble, willing to learn attitude!

    - Lunch, snacks and beverages to last thru the day.


    For more information or questions please contact: info@oftllc.us

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

    PLEASE WATCH:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNJ__X1qWA0&t=2052s


    For more info:
    info@ oftllc.us
    www. oftllc.us

    • 05/08/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Patriot Range Taunton
    • 10
    Register

    The USCCA DSF Program is designed to teach ALL responsibly armed Americans how to respond efficiently and effectively during a dynamic critical incident.

    One of the key elements to this is you must be able to process information while performing complex tasks. Defending yourself and those that you love requires you to apply multiple necessary skills, the DSF Program will help you to recognize learned stimuli and initiate learned intuitive responses, freeing up your mind to better process information. This is the key philosophy of the Counter Ambush Methodology. Each level of the DSF Program (L1 and L2) consists of a self-study e-learning module and a full day of instructor guided live fire range drills and simulations.

    The DSF E-learning modules are presented by Rob Pincus, world-renowned instructor and developer of the DSF and the Intuitive Defensive Shooting Methodology. You will be introduced to concepts, terminology, and information that will prepare you to maximize your learning potential as you complete the live fire portion of the program. You will also receive a copy of the USCCA’s Defensive Shooting Fundamentals textbook written by Rob Pincus. Your USCCA Certified DSF Instructor will teach you intuitive defensive shooting skills that work well with what the body does naturally under the stress of a dynamic critical incident.

    You will realize your competency levels as you learn to apply skills in context during these intense live fire drills and simulations.

    DSF L1 prepares the student for the most probable scenario and builds a solid foundation of defensive handgun skills such as; intuitive sighted fire, unsighted fire, using natural kinesthetic alignment, lateral movement, emergency reloads, assessment, presentation from the holster, and home defense concepts.

    It’s important that your gear arrangement be the same for both training and when you carry. Loaner gear is available upon request.

    Note: the total cost of the class is $210, $180 is paid to GOAL and a separate $30 is paid directly to the USCCA for the e-learning.


    CLASS LOGISTICS:

    After signing up for this class you will call 877-577-4800 and tell them your taking the DSF-1 class with William Dalpe. You will pay them $30 and they will direct you on the steps to take the e-learning portion of the class.  Make sure you ask them the procedure for taking the e-learning in case  they do not tell you. The e-learning must be done 10 days prior to the class.

    RANGE DAY LOGISTICS:

    It does not matter if you come carrying or not in fact we encourage you to carry but there will be NO handling of firearms or ammo until instructed.

    WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
    • Gun with holster (Ankle, harness, drop leg, pancake, urban, holsters are prohibited). We prefer OWB holsters but will allow IWB as long as you can tuck your shirt in behind it..
    • 350-450 rounds of ammo
    • Minimum of 3 magazines. If mag capacity under 10 rounds then 5 magazines
    • Mag pouch (if you use one when you carry and is not necessary)
    • Notebook and pen
    • Water or other (non-alcohol) hydration liquids
    • Lunch and snacks if needed
    • Comfortable clothes and footwear that is weather appropriate
    • Sun screen (if applicable)
    • Proper eyes and ears
    • Chair
    • 05/15/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Patriot Range Taunton
    • 10
    Register

    The USCCA DSF Program is designed to teach ALL responsibly armed Americans how to respond efficiently and effectively during a dynamic critical incident.

    One of the key elements to this is you must be able to process information while performing complex tasks. Defending yourself and those that you love requires you to apply multiple necessary skills, the DSF Program will help you to recognize learned stimuli and initiate learned intuitive responses, freeing up your mind to better process information. This is the key philosophy of the Counter Ambush Methodology. Each level of the DSF Program (L1 and L2) consists of a self-study e-learning module and a full day of instructor guided live fire range drills and simulations.

    The DSF E-learning modules are presented by Rob Pincus, world-renowned instructor and developer of the DSF and the Intuitive Defensive Shooting Methodology. You will be introduced to concepts, terminology, and information that will prepare you to maximize your learning potential as you complete the live fire portion of the program. You will also receive a copy of the USCCA’s Defensive Shooting Fundamentals textbook written by Rob Pincus. Your USCCA Certified DSF Instructor will teach you intuitive defensive shooting skills that work well with what the body does naturally under the stress of a dynamic critical incident.

    You will realize your competency levels as you learn to apply skills in context during these intense live fire drills and simulations.

    DSF L1 prepares the student for the most probable scenario and builds a solid foundation of defensive handgun skills such as; intuitive sighted fire, unsighted fire, using natural kinesthetic alignment, lateral movement, emergency reloads, assessment, presentation from the holster, and home defense concepts.

    It’s important that your gear arrangement be the same for both training and when you carry. Loaner gear is available upon request.

    Note: the total cost of the class is $210, $180 is paid to GOAL and a separate $30 is paid directly to the USCCA for the e-learning.


    Prerequisites: 

    • Must have completed the Defensive Shooting Fundamentals 1 (DSF-1)
    • Must have your own pistol and be able to legally own it
    • Must be familiar with loading and unloading your pistol

    Class Logistics:

    After signing up for this class you will call 877-577-4800 and tell them your taking the DSF-1 class with William Dalpe. You will pay them $30 and they will direct you on the steps to take the e-learning portion of the class.  Make sure you ask them the procedure for taking the e-learning in case  they do not tell you. The e-learning must be done 10 days prior to the class.

    Range Day Logistics:

    It does not matter if you come carrying or not in fact we encourage you to carry but there will be NO handling of firearms or ammo until instructed.

    What you need to bring:

    • Gun with holster (Ankle, harness, drop leg, pancake, urban holsters are prohibited). We prefer OWB holsters but will allow IWB as long as you can tuck your shirt in behind it..
    • 350-450 rounds of ammo
    • Minimum of 3 magazines. If mag capacity under 10 rounds then 5 magazines
    • Mag pouch (if you use one when you carry but is not necessary)
    • Notebook and pen
    • Water or other (non-alcohol) hydration liquids
    • Lunch and snacks if needed
    • Comfortable clothes and footwear that is weather appropriate
    • Sun screen (if applicable)
    • Proper eyes and ears
    • Chair


    • 05/21/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Worcester Pistol & Rifle Club
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Description: GOAL is pleased to offer an introductory course for the shooting sport of IDPA. The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters. It was founded in 1996 as a response to the desires of shooters worldwide. Participants will be provided with a strong foundation of skills and knowledge used in the sport of International Defensive Pistol competition with both classroom and live fire exercises.

     

    Participants are required to have the following:

     

    • Centerfire revolver or semi-automatic handgun 9mm or larger
    • A plastic or leather strong side belt mounted holster. Avoid retention straps and snaps
    • Belt mounted double magazine or speedloader holder. Avoid retention straps and snaps
    • 3 magazines or speedloaders minimum
    • 200 rounds of ammunition
    • A vest or shirt that covers the holstered gun
    • Eye & ear protection
    • Baseball cap
    • Brown bag lunch (optional)

     

    Please contact Jon Green with additional questions. Visit www.IDPA.com to learn more about equipment and competing successfully in IDPA matches.


    • 05/28/2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 05/30/2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Mansfield Fish & Game

    Klint Macro: Date May 28-30

    Location Mansfield Fish & Game

    Time: 8am – 6pm

    Tuition – see below


    USCCA DSF (Defensive Shooting Fundamentals)
    Instructor Development:


    Pre-Req: Prior to attending a USCCA DSF Instructor School, you must complete the DSF Instructor E-Learning Module, and purchase a DSF Instructor Toolkit. You must have good knowledge of defensive shooting skills and be able to manage a live fire range. Although it is not required, it is highly recommended that you attend a USCCA DSF course as a student before attending the Instructor Development Training.

    Upon successful certification, you will be authorized to teach the USCCA DSF L1 Course. The DSF L1 “End User” Course consists of 2 components for your students. First they will complete a required online e-learning module then they will spend a day with you on the range learning skills that work well with what the body does naturally under stress, and they will learn to apply theses skills in context. 

    You will need to do some things before attending the DSFL1ID course. Please fill out the attached Waiver and submit a paragraph explaining your firearms background, training background, teaching background, and why you desire this rating. Send them to klint@triggerpressersunion.com at your earliest convenience.

    You will also need to complete an online course too. This “E-Learning” module is an important part of the USCCA DSF Instructor Development process.

     I highly recommend taking notes while completing the E-Learning Module and review it multiple times. You may be given teach backs immediately during the DSFL1ID based upon what you learned in the e-learning module. Examples could include explaining “Safety as a Concept: Safety-Comfort-Competence”, or “The Safety Rules” and “Medical Brief”. 

    This Instructor Training is INTENSE yet very gratifying. Attending a DSF L1 Course as a student prior to attending Instructor Development is NOT required but it is HIGHLY recommended. I have DSFL1 “student” courses scheduled. Visit the schedule page of www.triggerpressersunion.com for more information. 

    We are conducting the DSFID on an outdoor range; we will train no matter what the weather is doing. The only exception would be if there is lightning. Please be prepared. 

    During the Instructor Development Course you will need to take lots of notes, as there is no “Instructor Manual” in the USCCA DSF Program. You will receive all of the teaching point and drill instructions “mouth to ear” and your notes will become your own instructor manual. Ultimately this will help you to better retain and understand the information. All teach backs are done from memory… no notes are allowed on the range while teaching. We pride ourselves in knowing the material deeply enough to teach the “students” not simply administrate “curriculum”. 

    What do I expected of you on day one? I do not believe that an instructor needs to be a champion level shooter, however, you will be expected to have the ability to consistently demonstrate impeccable safe handling of your firearm working from a holster. You will be expected to correctly demonstrate the defensive shooting fundamentals that are taught in the class. I expect that you will have quality reliable equipment and the knowledge of how to use it in the context of civilian concealed carry. I expect that you will have an open mind and positive attitude.

     Please bring the following items to class:

    1. Your daily concealed carry pistol

    2. Quality Holster, Strong Side Hip or Centerline (kydex preferred) To efficiently balance risk and benefit we will not working from concealment, if you have an OWB Holster in the same body position as your normal deep concealment position you will gain the same training benefit.

    3. A quality belt

    4. 3 Magazines, 5 if you are using a single stack pistol or are in a jurisdiction with magazine capacity restrictions.

    5. Proper Eye and Ear Protection (Electronic in ear or low profile preferred)

    6. A Minimum of 500 Rounds of factory ammunition.

    7. Magazine pouches (we train as realistically as possible, if you carry extra mags in a pocket that will be sufficient)

    8. Note taking supplies (I recommend picking up a “Rite in Rain” weather resistant notebook)

    9. USCCA DSF Textbook (You will be sent a copy when you enroll in the e-learning)

    10. Appropriate outdoor range clothing

    11. Water, snacks, Lunch

    12.Hard copy of the required paperwork and a copy of your e-learning completion certificate

    Read the USCCA DSF Textbook. It will explain many of the concepts and principals taught in this class. Be advised however, that the DSF Textbook is NOT an instructor manual. You will be required to take copious notes in addition to the text resource.

    Attending the 3-day development course DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOUR CERTIFICATION. However, there is mentorship and remediation infrastructure in place. If you are willing to put the work in you will have the opportunity to succeed. 

    The total investment is $847 (the cost is more using a credit card on the USCCA Site to cover fees). $250 is paid to the USCCA for the DSF Toolkit (which includes the required e-learning module) and $597 is sent to Trigger Pressers Union HQ LLC. If folks pay on the USCCA Site I will organize and supply them with the toolkit. If folks sign up via email, I will send instructions on how to secure the toolkit directly from USCCA. If folks want to sign up via email, send me Name, mailing address, phone, email, shirt size…. if they want to sign up on USCCA website they can simply click on the link:

    https://training.usconcealedcarry.com/class/uscca-dsf-l1-instructor-development/b8ed2504-4f9e-11eb-a187-02420a010519


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