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Threat Management for Responsible Armed Citizens

Massad Ayoob has been handgun editor of GUNS magazine and law enforcement editor of AMERICAN HANDGUNNER since the 1970s, and has published thousands of articles in gun magazines, martial arts publications, and law enforcement journals. He is the author of more than a dozen books on firearms, self-defense, and related topics, including “In the Gravest Extreme,” widely considered to be the authoritative text on the topic of the use of lethal force.

Mas has received judicial recognition as an expert witness for the courts in weapons and shooting cases since 1979, and has been a fully sworn and empowered, part time police officer for over three decades. Ayoob founded the Lethal Force Institute in 1981 and served as its director until 2009, and now trains through Massad Ayoob Group. He has appeared on CLE-TV delivering continuing legal education for attorneys, through the American Law Institute and American Bar Association, and has been retained to train attorneys to handle deadly force cases through the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network. Ayoob served for two years as co-vice chair of the Forensic Evidence Committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

 

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MAG-20 / Classroom

 

A two-day, 20-hour immersion course in rules of engagement for armed law-abiding private citizens, emphasizing legal issues, tactical issues, and aftermath management. Topics will include interacting with suspects, witnesses, responding police officers…threat recognition and mind-set…management of social and psychological aftermath after having had to use lethal force in defense of self or others…and preparing beforehand for legal repercussions and minimizing exposure to them. Situations in the home, at the place of business, or “on the street” will all be covered. Prerequisite: none.

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MAG 20/Live Fire:

 

A two day, 20 hour immersion course in the use of the defensive handgun under extreme stress. Draw from concealment, two-handed stances, shooting from cover, one-handed stances with either hand, speed reloading, and more are taught with an overall emphasis on fast, accurate shot placement. The course will culminate with a police-style qualification course. Estimated ammo count: 500 rounds. Prerequisite: basic understanding of firearms safety.

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MAG-40

 

This is an intense, four-day, 40-hour immersion course in the “rules of engagement” for armed law-abiding private citizens.  The course emphasizes legal issues, tactical issues, and aftermath management. Topics will include interacting with suspects, witnesses, responding police officers, threat recognition and mind-set, and the management of the social and psychological aftermath of having to use lethal force in defense of self or others.  Also covered is preparing beforehand for legal repercussions and minimizing your exposure to them. Situations in the home, at the place of business, or “on the street” will all be covered.  Range work will include instruction in the use of the defensive handgun under extreme stress. Drawing from concealment, two-handed stances, shooting from cover, one-handed stances with either hand, speed reloading, and more are taught with an overall emphasis on fast, accurate shot placement.

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MAG 30/Range:

This is a three day course specifically designed to bring the MAG 40 Graduate to the next level of their shooting skills using Massad Ayoob’s Defensive Handgun Shooting System. MAG 30 / Range is an extremely structured, physically and mentally demanding course.

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MAG-IC:  Instructor Course:

This is a Subject Matter Instructor Course and NOT an Instructor Development Course.  MAG-IC is a demanding three full day Course of Fire designed specifically to expose the MAG Instructor Candidate to Massad Ayoob’s Defensive Handgun Shooting System developed and pioneered in the early 1970’s and has been continually refined.  The Course of Fire will include all handgun techniques of Massad Ayoob’s Defensive Handgun Shooting System.

 

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27janallday28MAG20 Armed Citizen’s Rules of EngagementSummerville SC Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

31janallday04febDeadly Force InstructorLincoln TX Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

10feballday11MAG20 Armed Citizen’s Rules of EngagementSpringfield VA Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

16feballday17MAG20 Armed Citizen’s Rules of EngagementMontgomery AL Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

21feballday24MAG40Live Oak FL Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

03marallday04MAG20 Armed Citizen’s Rules of EngagementTucson AZ Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

08marallday09MAG 20 / Live FireSan Antonio TX Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

08marallday11MAG40San Antonio TX Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

10marallday11MAG20 Armed Citizen’s Rules of EngagementBulverde TX Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

21marallday25MAG 80Lincoln TX Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

28aprallday29MAG20 Armed Citizen’s Rules of EngagementBaton Rouge LA Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

19mayallday20MAG20 Armed Citizen’s Rules of EngagementGarrettsville OH Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

19mayallday22MAG40Garrettsville OH Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

31mayallday03junMAG40Firth NE Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

06junallday10MAG 80Bonfield IL Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

24junallday30MAG 180Saukville WI Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

12julallday15MAG40Coeur d’Alene ID Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

19julallday22MAG40Onalaska WA Event Organized By: Massad Ayoob Group

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Updated Nov 2017

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