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Day One


Range time involves all positions utilized on the boat


Day Two:

Ocean 10 miles from shore.


Civilian Maritime Defense Photos


Three Separate Programs:


Program 1 -

Sidearm Only 2 Days - 600 Sidearm Rounds: $350.00


Program 2 -

Sidearm / Rifle 2 Days -400 Rifle / 200 Sidearm rounds: $475.00


Program 3 -

Advance - Sidearm / Rifle / Shotgun 2 Day

400 Rifle Rounds / 200 Sidearm Rounds / 100 Shotgun Shells (25 - Slug / 25 - 00 / 50 - Birdshot number 8 or 9)

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Certified, Experienced and Insured for all firearm training.


Participants attending and completing any three program will receive serial numbered certificates outlining all training topics within this program.


Requirements for any 3 programs:


 • Personal Sidearm  •  Holster •  Minimum Two Magazines (Three Magazines if capacity is less than 10 rounds per magazine) 

 •  Safety Glasses  •  Hearing Protection  • Up to 600 Factory Rounds (No Reload Ammo) • Cleaning Kit


 • Personal Rifle (AR 15, M4, SKS or any personal semi rifle)  •  Sling  •  Two Magazines (20 round capacity) or Four Magazines (10 round capacity)  •  Up to 400 Factory Rounds (No Reloads)  •  Safety Glasses  •  Hearing Protection  •  Cleaning Kit.


  • Personal 12 gage Shotgun  •  Sling  •  50 - Slugs / 50 - 00 / 50 - Birdshot 8 or 9  •   Up to 150 Shells  •  Safety Glasses  •  Hearing Protection  •  Cleaning Kit.


Maritime Program Outline:

Day One - Primary objective is to increase knowledge and skills on safety, trigger control / reset,” sight alignment, instinctual body alignment, misfire / jams immediate reaction; with emphasis on boat defense scenarios and general personal/ family defense tactics. Day one program section deals with live fire on the range with a simulated boat turning 360 degrees. In this training section; participants will practice and reinforce different shooting positions from standing, walking, kneeling and prone with reloading and clearing malfunctions while engaging multiple targets:


Day Two - Primary objective is to incorporate all training on land from simulated boat platform to training on a real boat 3 miles off shore.


Safety Procedures Focus -

“Ready Stance”, “Safety Circle”, Proficient Weapon Manipulation using Visual and Feel, Muzzle Discipline, Trigger Discipline / Control, Handgun Stoppage Immediate Action Drills , Proper Draw to the Center, Emergency Reload Procedures, Safe Load and Unload Procedures, Walking, Kneeling, and Prone positions, Trigger Control and Trigger Reset,

Introduction to Instinctual Body Alignment Targeting -

Accurate target engagement; without using sights. (Head, Shoulders, Chest, with Chin and Heart Alignment), Double Hand Shooting, and Single Hand shooting; Shooting / Support Hand Shifting.


16 Hours of Completion Training Certificate Awarded with serial Numbers.


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Private and Corporate specialized training available on participant's private boat.

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