SIG Sauer Academy, a leading provider of firearm instruction and tactical training since 1990, will begin holding courses at Volusia County Gun & Hunt Club in New Smyrna Beach, FL, in December. Each is taught by SIG Sauer Academy instructors and feature the quality that has made the New Hampshire headquarters one of the premier destinations for self-defense enthusiasts.
There are currently six different one-day courses scheduled in The Sunshine State. Selection includes handgun, advanced use of red-dot optics and even trauma management during the stress of a criminal encounter.
Handgun 101 will be conducted Dec. 12 or 17, as well as Jan. 9. It’s ideal for the volumes of new enthusiasts who’ve purchased during the record-setting sales pace of 2020, but features the kind of training of benefit to veteran owners.
Handgun 102 utilizes those principles and builds on that foundation. The course takes students through the efficient and safe use of a handgun. Working from the holster, performing reloads, clearing stoppages and correctly manipulating a trigger to maximize accuracy are all thoroughly taught in a relaxed, hands-on environment. Slots are still open for Dec. 19 and Jan. 10 sessions. Dec. 13 is filled.
The intensive Handgun 103 course takes place Jan. 3 and 18, and the next month on Feb. 6 and 13. The class, again one-day as all are, is designed to take skills to the next level with new drills, cutting-edge concepts and core shooting principles.
There are no available spaces for the Jan. 16 Mission Red Dot course at press time. Instruction is tailored to take shooting to the next level with thiss major advancement in firearm technology.
Bullets and Bandages teaches students how to keep themselves and their team members alive and fighting in critical injury situations. Courses in Florida are scheduled Dec. 10, 11, Jan. 14, 15 and Feb. 11.
Basic Trauma Management is an 8-hour class designed to provide the end-user with the basic knowledge necessary to “Be the difference” in a life-threatening trauma situation. Students will learn basic human anatomy and physiology, injuries to the various systems of the body and how best to treat them as well as medical kit training, mass casualty principles and 911 communication. The day, which is either Dec. 10 or 11, Jan. 14 or 15 and Feb. 11, ends with hands-on practical applications and rapid patient assessment drills.