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PRIMARY COURSE CATALOG

LEVEL I SNIPER

Level I Sniper is a 5-day basic sniper course for the newly assigned sniper or for the sniper who wants to sharpen his / her basic tactical skills.  The basic elements of Marksmanship, Fieldcraft and Tactics are used as a foundation for building the skills of the sniper.

LEVEL II SNIPER

Level II Sniper is an advanced sniper course that builds upon the skills taught in Level I Sniper.  The sniper will study operational concepts based upon historical operational data and will build skills accordingly.  Level II Sniper takes the sniper outside his traditional comfort zone and works toward building skills in non-traditional shooting positions, urban hide building and advanced skills.

LEVEL III SNIPER – Leadership, Training and Utilization of Snipers

Level III Sniper is designed for those who lead and command snipers.  This course is tailored to the senior sniper and to the tactical commander and team leader who must make informed decisions in the field.  This three-day course deals with selection and training of snipers as well as policy, practice and operational concepts.  The course culminates in a live-fire shooting event where snipers, team leaders and commanders shoot together in a live-fire demonstration.

LEVEL IV SNIPER – Mixed Terrain Target Interdiction & Close Team Support

Level IV Sniper is a stand alone course that concentrates on mobile sniper tactics to combat current real world terrorist threats.  This 5-day course takes the sniper out of the Post-Vietnam era training model and stresses modern concepts based on current threats from around the globe.  Snipers will work with the sniper weapon system, light rifle system and handgun throughout this grueling course.

TEAM DESIGNATED MARKSMAN

Developed for a USASOC unit, TDM is designed to build the marksmanship skills of the soldiers.  The course provides developmental skill training to exploit the capabilities of the M-4 weapon system to provide accurate tactical fire at intermediate ranges and assist Unit Commanders and Special Operations personnel by providing tactical support.

OTHER COURSES BY SNIPER PRO SHOP

COVERT HANDGUN / CARBINE SKILLS AND TACTICS

Developed at the request of a specialized unit, this course is designed to enhance the skillset of the operator working in an environment where he must remain covert while being able to respond immediately to threats in the operational environment.  The course includes combat handgun tactics, weapon retention, close quarters and intermediate range threat engagement, and working with partners.

HOSTAGE RESCUE

Hostage rescue is taught only as a full team course to personnel who work together on a regular basis.  This involves tactics and techniques for hostage rescue, sniper supported and initiated tactics and contemporary approaches to hostage rescue.  This course is customized to the client team based on personnel, equipment and capabilities.

ADVANCED HANDGUN AND CARBINE OPERATOR – PHASE I

This series of training involves skill building with handgun and carbine.  Each weapon system is taught in a 2-day event that run in a 4-day series.  While it is taught at the operator level, patrol personnel are encouraged to attend.  Course involves live-fire and force-on-force training.

ADVANCED HANDGUN AND CARBINE OPERATOR – PHASE II

Phase II incorporates the use of low-light environments and builds on the skills learned in Phase I.

TACTICAL RESCUE FOLDING KNIFE

Law Enforcement and Military personnel carry the tactical folding knife daily.  This course introduces the trainee to the tactical rescue folder as a tool for emergencies and for personal safety.  This is not a knife fighting course, but an introduction to simple techniques for the tactical EDC knife that can be life saving in an emergency.

Agencies or Units wishing to host training courses are encouraged to contact us to request a hosting package.

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