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  • One-Handed Weapons Manipulation with Medical Integration

    One handed weapons manipulations becomes important if you’re with your kids, wife, shopping, or have an object of interest that you must handle.  This class covers the physiology of the body and the personal limitations that follow if you are wounded or single handed. 

    We will cover and discuss the “wounded window of opportunity,” so that if you find yourself in this situation (before the body begins to break down), you will prevail in the battle. 

    This course is high energy in nature, and the student should have taken and practiced the fundamentals, prior to registration of this course.  This is an advanced course and takes place on the live fire range.  The student will incorporate one handed weapons manipulations with medical protocol that covers IAD’s (Immediate Action Drills).

  • Praxis: criminal mindset and ingenuity – Closed to LE / Mil, sworn officers, and first responders

    $550.00

    Ed spent 12 years on the frontline of the war on drugs. Working with law enforcement of every level to combat some of the largest and most organized criminal elements on the planet, he observed massive discrepancies between the training of enforcement officers and evolving criminal methods.

    The arms race of information, accelerated by the internet, left law enforcement chronically behind. While enforcement was developing safer means of weapon carry, criminals were developing and distributing methods of negating access to firearms and other tools. Criminal use of edged weapons starkly contrasts with mainstream systems, stripping away flashy techniques in favor of a primitive, savage and highly effective low-tech approach. Constrained by bureaucracy and crippled by outdated training, enforcement found themselves unable to keep up.

    Expensive lessons were ignored on both sides of the border.

    Ed began to study obsessively. He made it his mission to develop a better understanding of the mindset and methods of the successful criminal, training to counter those methods specifically. Tireless observation and research, reverse engineering of criminal activity, full immersion into critically dangerous environments, severe hardship and fatal mistakes have led to the accumulation and development of the most unique curriculum available to the public.

    After leaving service, Ed focused on spreading awareness of the realities of modern policing and sharing his hard earned experience. Enforcement continues to struggle to adapt to advancing technology and changing methods; something as simple as civilian surveillance has effectively disrupted enforcement across the country. Critical gaps in shared knowledge and training have contributed to chronic and still-escalating use of force violations. Ed continues to struggle to fill the gap, to dispel the myths and misinformation that plague modern officers, and provide a glimpse of the nightmares out there, at the edges of the streets.

    Any savvy thief will tell you: Only dumb criminals get caught.

  • Principles of no-light CQB

    $575.00

    This course requires the use of PVS-14 and Ops-core combination.   The student will have an understanding of NOD set up, IR pointers, lasers and execution of tactical movement in a CQB environment.  The student will demonstrate teamwork and basic movement as it applies to complete darkness in CQB.  The student will have gained knowledge of exterior movement, interior movement, markers and the limited use of handheld or weapons mounted lights as white or IR.  The class will be held at our indoor and light conditions controlled shoothouse.  This course incorporates the use of sims and UTM conversions for force-on-force.  

    Conversions, UTM rounds and NOD’s are available to rent for this class, but will be limited to the first 8 to pay and register.

  • PSD Vehicle interdiction / Vehicle Bailout

    , $425.00

    Prerequisites:

    This is a high energy course.  Applicants  must have appropriate skills prior to attending.  At the minimum, the successful completion of a previous handgun, carbine and team tactics course (military, police or commercial) is required. 

    In accordance with International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulations, only U.S. Citizens will be accepted to participate in MAST Solutions courses.

    Points of Instruction (POI) 16 hours:

    • Firearms safe handling procedures
    • Combat marksmanship fundamentals
    • Surgical shooting and target discrimination
    • Movement and fluidity of fundamentals
  • Qualification and selection phase

    $75.00

    Qualification and Selection Training.  QST is a 2-3 hour seminar from 6pm to 8-9pm.  If you are a student who desires to test and train (MAST Solutions Standards) for Certificate of Completion, this is for you.  QST, before and or after a class, this is for you.  QST, because you need to see where you’re at, this is for you.  If you are wanting to jump into an “advanced” or next course training, then this is for you.

  • Ranger Proof Slings Gen 2.5

    , $75.00
    Gear Acquired
    First, a need is established. Then, we source out the gear to meet that need. We either seek out the right tool for the job, or an item is sent to us to evaluate. Once we determine the actual use for the gear, and what it is designed to do, we test it completely, without compromise.
    Gear Tested
    We run all the gear we acquire through the most stringent of tests.  We like to say that “we test warranties”.  We put the chosen product through the ringer to make sure it holds up as advertised, so we can give un-biased advice on what makes the cut and what does not. If you see the “Ranger Proof” stamp of approval, you can rest assured that it has been completely vetted.
    Gear Approved
    Once I test it, or my Staff tests it, and it meets our very high standard of performance, then we “Tab” the gear, and deem it “Ranger Proof!”
  • Tactical Medical Integration

    $225.00

    This goal of this course is to have students learn and practice basic medical skills. This class will include explanations of medical equipment, placement of an IFAK, the basics of self and buddy aid, casualty movement, stowing of weapon system during treatment, and is based off the current TCCC recommendations.   What is TCCC?  TCCC is an acronym for Tactical Combat Causality Care.  While this is not a “card course” you will have a functional understanding of the components of TCCC. This is a 1 day course, perfect for those who are non-medically certified and those who need to polish up on medical integration.

    POI (Points of Instruction)

    1.   Phases of Care
    2.   Familiarization of Medical Equipment
    3.   Medical assessment
    4.   Self and buddy aid
    5.   Casualty Movement
    6.   Deployment of IFAK
    7.   Medical integration

    Kit- Each student will need to bring:

    • IFAK
    • Trainer TQ (of you have one)
    • Weapon System

    We also recommend packing; cleaning kit for weapons maintenance and baseball style hat. Bring a lunch and enough hydration for the day. Sunscreen, wet wipes and other comfort items. You may need a pen and paper for notes.

  • Tactical Shotgun I

    $225.00

    This beginner course is perfect for students to learn and demonstrate the fundamentals of the shotgun.  We cover  transitioning and other weapons manipulations as it applies to the use of the shotgun.  This course is a practical exercise conducted at a live-fire range.

    The student will demonstrate loads, patterns, marksmanship, loading, unloading, movement, shooting platforms, and multiple target transitions to the satisfaction of the instructor. This material covers all fundamental manipulations and current home defensive curriculum. The students will gain knowledge of different loads, patterns, slugs and slug selection and demonstrate techniques to the instructorʼs satisfaction.

    Ammunition:  250 bird shot.  50 Slugs.  25 Buck shot (your home defense rounds).  50 rounds for handgun (optional).

    POI (Points of Instruction)

    • Firearms safety handling procedures
    • Shotgun operating theory
    • Loading / unloading and transitions
    • Sight picture and patterns as it relates to distance
    • Shooting stances and its relationship to target distance
    • Patterning / chokes
    • Surgical shooting and target “discrimination”
    • Movement with distance
    • Slugs
    • Shooting from cover and barricades
    • Non-lethal loads and alternate loads

    Kit- Each student will need to bring:

    • Shotgun.
    • Shotgun speed loaders if you have them.
    • Speed cards if you have them.
    • Serviceable pistol if you have one is optional.
    • Proper holster for handgun (should be snug to your waist) is optional.
    • Eyes and ears.
    • Magazine carrier and 2 spare handgun magazines is optional.

    Recommended additional kit:

    • Bring a lunch and enough hydration for the day
    • Sunscreen, wet wipes and other comfort items
    • Pen and paper for notes

    We also recommend packing; cleaning kit for weapons maintenance and to wear comfortable clothes. Bring a lunch and enough hydration for the day; or if you prefer, we will break for lunch, and there are BBQ joints, Subway and other choices.   Sunscreen, wet wipes and other comfort items are your friends. Pen and paper for notes.

    To advance to the next class you will be tested on the following mechanical and technical skills. Scoring zones will be shown in class.

    STANDARDS Shotgun  I

    38 total rounds 90 percent to pass

    1. 1 round 00 buck from low ready, breach empty 10 yards (1.5 seconds)
    2. 5 round 00 buck from the low ready 10 yards (3 seconds)
    3. 2 rounds 00 buck A, 1 round slug low ready 15 yards (2 seconds)
    4. 5 rounds 00 buck A T1, 1 round slug B T2, low ready 15 yards (3.5 seconds)
    5. 2 rounds 00 buck A, reload tube, 1 round B, low ready 15 yards (4 seconds)
    6. 2 rounds 00 buck  A T1, transition 2 rounds A, 1 round B T2 low ready 20 yards (4.5 seconds)
    7. 5 rounds 00 buck all combat loaded, standing 20 yards (15 seconds total)
    8. 5 rounds slugs, and 5 sounds 00 buck, fire and maneuver 25 yards and 15 yards (15 seconds total)