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Firearms Instructor Development – Patrol Rifle / Carbine Instructor (24 Hours) May 4 - 6 , 2021

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Firearms Instructor Development – Patrol Rifle / Carbine Instructor

May 4 - 6, 2021

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Southington Range Facility

The OTOA is delighted to announce another exclusive training course for police professionals, military and armed security officers interested in improving their ability to instruct and mentor students in the patrol rifle/carbine.

This comprehensive three-day Instructor Development class is for current patrol rifle/carbine instructors.

The hands-on course will focus on developing the patrol rifle/carbine instructor’s ability to diagnose, demonstrate, and instruct.

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Firearms Instructors make a difference and impact students by constructively challenging them to excel.

All OTOA courses are instructed by credentialed and experienced OTOA trainers.

All OTOA training staff are tenured police professionals with specific expertise in mentoring and coaching shooters of all levels of experience with firearms.

This course does NOT involve any classroom, only range time

 Topics and disciplines covered

  • Shooter Diagnostics
  • Conventional & unconventional carries and presentations
  • Grip & trigger control
  • Target focused sighted live-fire
  • Target transitions
  • Efficiency in reloading
  • Movement
  • Tactical decision-making
  • Student teach backs

Intended Audience - This is NOT a basic firearms course AND restricted to current firearms instructors

  • Those interested in a challenge and improvement 

Required Equipment – Student Supplied: 

  • 750 rounds of factory rifle/carbine ammunition – NO GREEN TIP, NO STEEL CORE, NO RELOADS
  • Duty or Individual owned rifle/carbine
  • Minimum of 3 magazines and the ability to carry on your body.
  • Red Dots and/or LVPO zeroed BEFORE class.
  • Lubrication
  • Rifle Sling
  • Duty or Individual owned pistol.
  • Duty belt with holster or a concealed holster
    (Sorry - No Serpa, shoulder/ankle holsters)
  • 100 rounds of pistol ammo, NO RELOADS – NO STEEL CORE
  • Range appropriate attire
  • Wrap around Eye Protection
  • Ear protection (electronic preferred)
  • Baseball style hat / billed cap
  • Food / Water - No meals provided
  • Seasonal weather gear/rain gear - dress for the weather
  • Note-taking material

COST: $450

Course limited to 24 students.

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Contact OTOA Training Manager - Jim Hardman: or (937) 219-8784


Start Date 05-04-2021 8:00 am
End Date 05-06-2021 5:00 pm
Capacity 24
Registered 5
Open Seats Remaining 19
Last Day to Register 05-02-2021 8:00 am
Individual Price $450.00
Speaker OTOA Red Team Training Team
Number Hours 24
Location Southington Hunt Club

Venue Information - Southington Hunt Club

Day One Location - Southington Hunt Club 10321 Silica Sand Road, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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