Last Saturday I got a chance to take a class put on by a veteran of the Israeli Army that taught beginning concepts of shooting defensively Israeli style. The instructor served twenty years as a Captain in the Israeli Defense Forces and as a chief security officer in the Israeli Foreign office.
In his early army career, he served in the Israeli Delta Force, specializing in operations behind enemy lines and hostage rescue.
I was more than curious. I had seen these guys in operation. I had studied how they have handled active shooters, terrorism and executive protection. This was a group of people that fight every day. They have been defending themselves since a man named Moses came back from a mountain named Sinai.
I respect the Israelis, immensely. They are like Texans. Instead of remember the Alamo, these guys say Never Forget. They have a different approach to active shooters, profiling bad guys and handling threats. We could learn from them.
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You will need the basics of gun handling and safety. You will also need good mindset and willingness to learn because the concepts demonstrated are not static like we are used to. ”
The lead instructor, Tomer says, “We don’t just teach how to shoot without missing, we teach students the point-shooting technique, meaning: shooting without relying on gun sights”. “Even in the beginner TAC class we implement the mindset and skills to fight and take the initiative; we teach to make correct decisions, how to surprise and deceive, and to attack only when the moment is right. We teach not to hesitate but to act aggressively. Constant repetition and skill reinforcement help develop the muscle memory and confidence required to react. And you don’t need to be black-belt or be a Navy Seal to do that.”
- I learned how to draw and fire Israeli style.
- I learned the basics of point shooting.
- I saw how Krav Maga concepts are instituted into shooting.
- I saw beginners successfully catch on in a short time.
If you want to go nuts and immerse yourself in this style and technique there is a class being offered in Las Vegas soon. Details are below.
TAC123 + Warrior Class
DATES: 14-16 MARCH 2014
DAY 1 – ALL DAY ( FROM 8:00-16:00 ) INCLUDE NOON BREAK LUNCH
TAC I – PISTOL/RIFLE
Objective: designed especially for beginners with limited or no experience. We going from the basic fundamentals like: safety, semi-auto mechanism, how to aim with the sights, trigger work and experience our special aiming techniques known also as the
Israeli “point-shooting” that allow even a beginner shooter to shoot with-out missing using the sights.
TAC II – PISTOL TACTICAL
Objective: designed to implement set of skills for tactical self defense shooting. This is the real deal regard how to use the pistol under hostile self-defense situations and don’t expect for less. This Tier 1 knowledge is the real Israeli Secret Service shooting technique coming from the source of the Israeli Secret Service counter terrorism school. This technique developed especially for beginners and designed to be simple to implement and conduct effective and safe self-defense shooting. This technique is so simple to implement even for beginners and the student can see results right away. The material we cover in the class will be:
Point shooting while changing different body positions.
Mag change – fast while using cover or/and other static tactical ideas.
Gun malfunction – drills
Tactical movements, understanding the Home/self-defense challenge and implement the solution for it (Home invasion, self-defense rules, mind set and effective response)
KRAV MAGA – BASIC FUNDAMENTAL AND DISARM ALL EDGE WEAPON STARTER
DAY 2 – ALL DAY ( FROM 8:00-16:00 ) INCLUDE NOON BREAK LUNCH
TAC III – PISTOL/RIFLE ACTIVE SHOOTER
Objective: designed to introduce the Israeli room-clearing technique (CQB). The students will perform room-to-room fighting movements (run-and-shoot) in an enclosed urban area. The course teaches home self-defense/active shooter combat skills and mindset such as: scan for targets, opening lines of fire, taking initiative, dealing with multiple targets, making decisions and prioritizing, changing the attacker plans, breaking the attacker’s spirit, changing mags, dealing with gun malfunction on the move, clearing halls, event control, family team work, when to switch to Krav Maga and more. The student participates in at least 5 scenarios of live fire room clearing to implement the techniques and prepare him for the advance classes ahead.
This advance course is ONLY for TAC II students or equivalent experience.
KRAV MAGA – DISARM ALL EDGE WEAPON – GUN, KNIFE, STICK
DAY 3 – WARRIOR COURSE (TAC 4 + KRAV MAGA DISARM ALL EDGE WEAPONS)
The Warrior course combines KRAV MAGA disarm all edge weapons and TAC 4 scenario all in one exercise.
Warrior course that involve (TAC 4 + disarm all edge weapons) all in one 1 minute of exercise. The student will run and attacked from all directions by different edge weapons and then run throw our amazing movement Video Tactical Shooting(c) of 2 room clearing set. The students will conduct dynamic room clearing, make decisions in a hostage/friend under threat situation, LAX (airport/crowded place) scenarios and all the usual things that now look so obvious like mags change and gun malfunction, multiplied attackers and more. All the good things
COST: $1,500 + AMMO + EQUIPMENT FOR 3 DAYS (500 ROUNDS PISTOL, 500 RIFLE)
GROUP CAPACITY: 30 STUDENTS (10 STUDENT PER INSTRUCTOR)
INSTRUCTORS: 3 (EX- SECRET SERVICE AND IDF COUNTER TERRORISM SCHOOL, DENNIS SURVIVAL LAS VEGAS)
If you want to take the class that I just did and check it out, the next one in Maryland will be http://www.israelitactical.com/#!tactical-shooting-school/c1u12 here. It’s pretty affordable actually.
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