08/14-18/2017 Tap Rack Carbine/Subgun Instructor, Kent, WA
Tap-Rack Tactical, LLC will certify you as an instructor for any shoulder fired weapon. We will cover carbines, submachine guns, semi and automatic fire. This course is geared toward SWAT and Patrol officers who have the mission of training officers in the use of these weapons. Tap-Rack Tactical covers everything from basic maintenance to controlled automatic firing. We will teach you to operate your weapon, construct drills to challenge officers, develop qualification courses for your agencies needs and provide recommendations for future training.
The instructor course focuses on making you a competent and professional shooter as well as an instructor. This course will concentrate on the instructor aspect during the entire week, not just a five-minute presentation at the end. We will cover classroom and range instruction in depth to give you the confidence needed to stand and deliver this material like a seasoned professional. There are no prerequisites to attend this course.
Student Performance objectives include:
Lesson Plan Development and implementation
Range safety protocols and procedures.
Better understanding of the weapon and their systems
Adult learning methodology and instruction.
Skill development and coaching to improve student performance
This is not a long range course, skills are focused at 50 yards and in.
Rifle / Subgun with 2500 rounds of ammunition. (60 rds. of duty ammo) 4 magazines minimum. (You will probably bring some ammo back with you)
Duty Pistol with 100 rounds of ammunition, 3 magazines minimum.
10 dummy rounds for long gun.
Appropriate duty belt with mag pouches. (SWAT or patrol belt)
Body armor. (SWAT or Patrol, wear what your students will wear)
Load bearing vest, carrier, chest rig or whatever to carry extra magazines
Eye and Ear Protection
Neck protection for hot brass. I.e. Balaclava, high collar shirt, handkerchief.
Clothing appropriate for weather conditions, NO SHORTS!
Note taking material
10 of YOUR department qualification targets
Weapon cleaning equipment
Any tools necessary to disassemble your weapon, remove optics or adjust sights.
Knee and elbow pads
Parts and pieces to fix broken guns, mounts, lights, magazines.
Spare batteries for optics and lights
Laptop for completing class assignments.