Category Archives: Training

Rule of 3s Drill

In this video instructor Chris “Cav” Cavallaro from SIG SAUER Academy demonstrates the “Rule of 3s” drill. In this drill, Cav will run you through 30 repetitions of good transitions and sight acquisitions with safety manipulation under stress and fatigue.

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Umarex USA to Exhibit T4E Training Products at ILEETA Conference

FORT SMITH, Ark. (March 12, 2019) – Umarex USA is proud to announce that it will showcase its innovative line of T4E training products at the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) Conference, March 18-23 in St. Louis, … Continue reading

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TRY SIG SAUER ACADEMY’s Plate Chaos Drill

Looking for another way to increase your pistol accuracy under a little stress? Check out this drill from SIG SAUER Academy instructor Chris “Cav” Cavallaro. In this video Cav demonstrates the Plate Chaos drill, which utilizes two pistol plate racks … Continue reading

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Try Before You Buy, Upcoming Courses, and More!

TACTICAL TIMES The SIG SAUER Academy will host its third “Try Before You Buy” event Saturday March 2nd from 8:30am-12:30pm at 233 Exeter Road, Epping, NH. This will be free of charge and open to the public (no online registration … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms USA Offers Free Two-Day Training as part of the Elite Experience

  Steyr Arms USA Unveils Its Elite Experience, Includes Free Training BESSEMER, Ala. (Feb. 26, 2019) — Last month at SHOT Show, Steyr Arms USA CEO Scott O’Brien unveiled the company’s newest and boldest plan for the American market, the … Continue reading

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Shell Shock Technologies’ NAS3 Casings Used in New Snap Cap Training Rounds by FORG3D Solutions

Magnetic Freedom Training Rounds, featuring Shell Shock Technologies’ casings, are easier and safer to recover from the range floor. Westport, Conn. (February 2019) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case … Continue reading

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Steyr Academy Course Schedule Released

Click here to check out our new course offerings.

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NSSF Praises U.S. House Bipartisan Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Legislation Frees Funds for State Range Construction NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, praised the introduction of H.R. 1222, the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act of 2019 in the U.S … Continue reading

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The "Never Ending Magazine drill".

Chris “Cav” Cavallaro from SIG SAUER Academy demonstrates the “Never Ending Magazine drill”. In this drill, Cav will run you through 30 repetitions of good transitions and sight acquisitions with safety manipulation under stress and fatigue. I tried this without … Continue reading

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El Presidente Drill

Justin, an instructor with the Sig Sauer Academy,  demonstrates the El Presidente drill. The benefit of this drill is that it incorporates a lot of fundamental skill sets, including movement, multiple shots, multiple targets, and a reload.

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Close Quarter Pinball Drill

In this video,  instructor Chris “Cav” Cavallaro demonstrates the Close Quarter Pinball drill. The benefit of this drill is to help the shooter lock in their rifle’s holdover at closer distances while transitioning target areas under stress. UPCOMING COURSES HANDGUN … Continue reading

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American Outdoor Brands Corp. Acquires LaserLyte

Asset Acquisition Adds Established Laser Training and Sighting Brand to Company’s Electro-Optics Platform SPRINGFIELD, Mass., January 12, 2018 — American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: AOBC), one of the world’s leading providers of firearms and quality products for the … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER ACADEMY 456 Drill

In this video Eric demonstrates the 456 drill, which utilizes 3 magazines – 1 loaded with 4 rounds, 1 with 5, and 1 with 6 – all shot at 50 yards. Magazines of unknown round count will be shot at … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Academy Upcoming Courses

HANDGUN 103 $250 This intensive one-day class builds upon and refines the skill sets previously established in Handgun 102 while also introducing shooters to new drills, cutting edge concepts, and core shooting principles. This class is designed to take your … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Academy Adds Rifle Fundamentals and Shotgun Fundamentals Classes

SIG SAUER Academy Adds Rifle Fundamentals and Shotgun Fundamentals Classes to 2019 Course Schedule Newington, N.H. (December 10, 2018) – SIG SAUER Academy, the leading provider of the highest quality firearms instruction and tactical training in the world, is pleased … Continue reading

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FREE WEBINAR FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT: TRENDS IN VIDEO EVIDENCE DECEMBER 18

  TRENDS IN VIDEO EVIDENCE DECEMBER 18   MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – December 10, 2018 – Viridian® Weapon Technologies has announced an upcoming webinar for law enforcement discussing emerging trends in video evidence. The webinar is free and will be hosted … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Academy Instructor Dylan Kenneson Presents the Quarter Drill

In this video Dylan demonstrates his Quarter drill, which utilizes 3 magazines with one round each shot at 3 yards. The goal is to land all three shots within a quarter sized target in 6.5 seconds or less – allow … Continue reading

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The latest and greatest from Mantis HQ:

  1) We were awarded 2018 Accessory of the Year!  Read the full details here. Kudos to NASGW-POMA for recognizing smaller upstarts in the midst of industry giants.2) New drills for rifle!  (And lots of other small tweaks and changes) … Continue reading

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WEAPON-MOUNTED CAMERA WEBINAR NOVEMBER 27

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – November 21, 2018 – Viridian® Weapon Technologies will host another webinar on emerging trends in law enforcement for video evidence on Tuesday, November 27 at 10:00 AM CST. Those interested can sign up, join the … Continue reading

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MasterPiece Arms (MPA) Launches Bolt Action Academy

Designed to fill the void of long-range shooting education and training, MPA, a leader in the development of precision rifles and chassis, introduces the MPA Bolt Action Academy. Comer, Ga. (November 2018) – MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the MPA … Continue reading

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The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) to Offer One-Day Seminar Ahead of SHOT Show 2019

The NTOA will offer a full-day seminar on investing in your agency’s defensibility. In addition, the NTOA will present two seminars during SHOT Show’s Law Enforcement Education Program. Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 2018) – The National Tactical Officers Association(NTOA) is … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Academy Adds Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor to 2019 Course Line-Up

Newington, N.H. (November 7, 2018) – SIG SAUER Academy, the leading provider of the highest quality firearms instruction and tactical training in the world, is pleased to announce a new course offering for 2019 with the addition of Pistol Mounted … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Academy Adds Movement Skills for the Competitive Shooter to November Course Schedule

Newington, N.H. (October 29, 2018) – SIG SAUER Academy, the leading provider of the highest quality firearms instruction and tactical training in the world, is pleased to announce the addition of Movement Skills for the Competitive Shooter, taught by Mason … Continue reading

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Watch out CATO, Sightmark is Coming!

(Mansfield, TEXAS) – Sightmark will be in attendance at the 2018 CATO Training Conference, scheduled for November 5 – 8, at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Sightmark will feature its top-of-the-line red dots and reflex sights, … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics Fall Seminar.

  The fall seminar is only 2 weeks away. This is our last planned seminar at this time, so don’t miss out! We have revamped the instruction to include the Mastering Ballistic Calculators class and more.This will be held at … Continue reading

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BRYAN LITZ EXPLAINS MOA and MIL

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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HELICOPTERS SIMULATION CENTER OF THE SPANISH ARMY (CESIHEL) DEVELOPED WITH INDRA, EUROPE’S LEADING PILOT TRAINING CENTER

· CESIHEL has eight simulators of different helicopter models connected to a network, allowing training in the most complex mission scenarios. It is a reference center in Europe with such a capacity to jointly train from different sites. · It … Continue reading

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Rifle Marksmanship and Position Shooting

  Klint Macro, founder of the Trigger Pressers Union discusses Rifle Marksmanship, Position Shooting, and Simulated Training Aids

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Precision Rifle Expo’s 1st Annual Event Draws Capacity Crowds

The two-day, precision rifle event, held Sept. 15 – 16, 2018, brought novices and professionals together for the first time to share their passion for long range shooting. Blakely, Ga. (September 2018) – The 1st Annual Precision Rifle Expo (PRE), … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Academy Adds Covert Carry and Micro-Pistols to Course Line-Up

Newington, N.H. (September 21, 2018) – SIG SAUER Academy, the leading provider of the highest quality firearms instruction and tactical training in the world, is pleased to announce the addition of the Covert Carry and Micro-Pistols class to the SIG … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER ACADEMY Tactical Tip: Fitting Your Pistol to Your Hand (Grip Fit)

  SIG SAUER Academy instructor Dan Hunt. In this video Dan discusses the importance of properly fitting a pistol to your hand.

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HENSOLDT Presents Train DrivingTraining System for Tablets

Berlin, Germany, 12 September 2018 – HENSOLDT presents for the first time its new tablet-based training system for train drivers at InnoTrans 2018, the international trade show for transport technology and vehicle systems. The new training system uniquely combines Computer-Based … Continue reading

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SIRT’s New SPOT Trainer

  Changing from iron sights to a reflex sight takes some training. If you haven’t worked the mechanics, adding a reflex sight may actually slow your shooting down initially. The SPOT is a very simple and cost effective way to … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics 2018 Fall Seminar.

The fall seminar is 8 weeks away, and will be held at the Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club just outside of Fayetteville North Carolina. Registration includes all 5 Applied Ballistics books, both DVD sets, AB Analytics, and a swag … Continue reading

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TRIPWIRE UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES

TRIPWIRE OPERATIONS GROUP “First Responders Serving First Responders” OUR MISSION At Tripwire Operations Group we believe that the most highly-trained keep our nation safe, and we help facilitate this through a multi-avenue approach… Sell energetic materials and supplies for use … Continue reading

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Bill Rogers Presents Safariland’s Level I–Level IV Retention

  Bill Rogers has been a member of Team Safariland since its start in 1985 and has won numerous state, national and international shooting titles over the years. Bill is a former FBI agent and police instructor. He is the … Continue reading

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R.E.D. Fridays at SIG SAUER

TACTICAL TIMES R.E.D. Shirt FRIDAYS On the first Friday of the month the SIG SAUER Academy wears RED – R.E.D. stands for “Remember Everyone Deployed”. Founded in 2005, R.E.D. Shirt Fridays began as a show of support for the servicemen … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics 2018 Fall Seminar. October 29th (Mon) – 30th (Tue)

  Click Here to Register for the Seminar Now The facility for the Applied Ballistics 2018 Fall Seminar is booked, the cost is $650 per attendee and includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner for both days. 2018 Seminar Information Page Instructors … Continue reading

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A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GET FIDO UP TO SPEED

*UPCOMING K-9 TRAINING REMINDER* Large Explosive Hide & HME Overview Course For Explosive Detection K-9 Teams August 27 – 29, 2018 | New Smyrna Beach, FL PRESENTED BY: TRIPWIRE OPERATIONS GROUP HOSTED BY: SOUTHERN COAST K-9 CLASS SYNOPSIS The large … Continue reading

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READING WIND DOWNRANGE TO IMPROVE YOUR ELR SHOOTING

Here are some tips from Emil Praslick to help you get started in becoming a better wind reader.1) Learn how to determine the wind directions down range. Notice that was plural? When we talk about ELR Shooting, we are talking … Continue reading

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