Okeechobee Shooting Sports Special Events
Concealed Weapon or Firearm License & Introduction to Handgun Courses

The First Sunday of Every Month at 1pm

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3-Day Pistol Immersion Level One Course - January 13-15, 2018

This 3-Day Immersion Course takes the student through Levels One and Two of our Advanced Defense Handgun curriculum in an extended format allowing for more repetition of drills while learning to shoot under stress. Through repetition, skills and abilities will be established and honed. Progression is based on a building block concept to a level where learned skills become instinctive. This class is offered 2-3 times per year.  Click Here for Full Details

Advanced Concealed Carry Course - January 27, 2018
So you’ve got your permit, now what?
This class covers those next steps. Anyone planning to carry a handgun for self-defense should take a class like this, no matter his or her shooting experience. Unlike most “tactical” handgun classes, this course specifically addresses Concealed Carry. Topics covered include: concealed carry holsters and options, drawing from concealed carry, ammunition selection, stance, trigger control and realistic ranges. Cost for this 4-Hour Class: $150 ($135 for range members)

Tactical Drills Day - Sunday, January 28, 2018

Want to shoot your pistol, shotgun or carbine in a realistic, fun and safe environment? Fed up with just paper punching at a static range? Want to shoot while moving? Well look no more! Our instructors will select key training skill sets and create multiple drills designed to practice those skills. This is a Skills Practice Day, not a Course. This event is designed for current FFT students to practice their skills from previous training between classes. However, we welcome new participants who are proficient with their chosen firearms. Those who have not taken a class from FFT in the last 18 months may attend Tactical Drills Day up to 2 times as a Guest.

Long Range Rifle Immersion Level One - January 29-30, 2018
Our Long Range Immersion Courses have quickly become among our most popular, selling out months in advance. This course will be invaluable to anyone who wants to experience the satisfaction of long range precision marksmanship. It is specifically designed around the needs of shooters (both new and old) that are interested in learning the fundamental skills for shooting accurately out to 500 yards whether for hunting or sport. Course intent is to cover the techniques required to achieve first round hits out to 500 yards. 

Defensive Carbine Immersion Course
February 3-4, 2018

This 2-Day Immersion picks up where our one day Advanced Defensive Carbine Course ends with new skills practiced using repetition of drills while learning to shoot under stress. Focus will be on Drills and Techniques most commonly accepted for Fighting with a Rifle, as well as some less common techniques that we believe invaluable in an urban fighting environment. Students will develop skills that increase their speed, accuracy and confidence with a carbine. 

3-Day Pistol Immersion Level Two Course
February 9-11, 2018

This 3-Day Immersion Course takes the student through Levels Three and Four of our Advanced Defense Handgun curriculum in an extended format allowing for more repetition of drills while learning to shoot under stress. Here we are focused specifically teaching systems that cannot normally be taught in traditional square box ranges. We also go into some unconventional gun fighting techniques in a scenario based training environments. Topics covered include: Dynamic movement, improvised shooting positions, such as shooting from on your back, in or around a car, at a table, non-dominate hand shooting, multiple assailant techniques, fighting from the ground, hostage scenarios, fighting your way to the pistol and more.  You will shoot under a variety of scenarios and stress conditions.
This class is offered twice a year.
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Night Fight Pistol Training - February 17, 2018
Night Shoot TrainingMost gunfights happen in the dark, at night, and in either a home or a parking lot. This course will be held in complete darkness to try to simulate those conditions. You will test your equipment and skill set to see if they are prepared for such fights. Students will be taught to use flash lights, ambient light, police flashing lights etc. to identify and engage threats.

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Space is VERY limited and this class is only held 2-3 times per year.

Force on Force Scenario Training - March 10-11, 2018
So you've taken lots of training. You're ready for your "real" gun fight, right? Well, here is a Two Day Class where you can use Airsoft Pistols to truly put those theories, skills and training to the test. This is one of our most talked about classes from past students including many Law Enforcement Officers. It is a real eye opener and thought provoking. Students will run through multiple Real-Life Force-on-Force Scenarios to practice and challenge their Real-Time Deadly Force Decision Making and Practical Firearms Skills. 

Bullets and Cars Course - March 17-18, 2018

How much time do you spend travelling in your car? Statistically most gun fights occur moving from or to a vehicle. So, we thought it made sense to create a Two Day Course that really teaches the REALITY of fighting with a pistol IN, FROM, and THROUGH vehicles. Join us for one of the only LIVE FIRE Vehicle Courses publicly available in the country.  Yes, you really will get to shoot cars! This course is only offered twice each year. Don't miss your chance! Several Hollywood myths will be dispelled as we examine the Ballistic Effects of Various Rounds on Vehicle Glass, Body Panels, and Engine Blocks.

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This class is specifically created for Concealed Carry Permit Holders, Law Enforcement and 
Security Personnel who carry firearms in and around their vehicle.

Practical Self-Defense with Knives: The Martial Blade Concepts Skills Course and Progressive Training Seminar featuring Michael Janich 
March 23-25, 2018 in Okeechobee
Martial Blade Concepts (MBC) is an edged-weapon system specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s concerned citizen and armed professional. Based on Michael Janich’s extensive analysis of the Filipino martial arts and many other systems, MBC takes combat-proven tactics and adapts them to modern tools, threats, and legal concerns. The result is a practical, easy-to-learn system that is ideally suited to modern self-defense. 

This training event will have two different components: A 2-Day Practical Self Defensive with Knives
: The Martial Blade Concepts Skills Course on Friday and Saturday with the option of adding the Progressive Training Seminar on Sunday. 

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Long Range Rifle Immersion Level Two - April 16-17, 2018
This course is for experienced rifle shooters that 
Long Range Rifle Studentswant to push their individual abilities with a precision rifle in varying conditions and environments. It has application to many different aspects ofmarksmanship including military/law enforcement, competition, and hunting. Anyone interested in placing precision fire on point targets at or near the maximum effective range of their rifle will learn the art and science involved in doing so in this course. Students that complete the course will have a proficiency in handling a firearm under stress conditions, advanced marksmanship fundamentals, and a combined knowledge of their personal capabilities with their equipment. Click Here for Full Course Description. Space limited to 8 students, so Register Early. 

Home Defense Room Clearing Course in Boca Raton
April 21-22, 2018

Every day civilians obtain firearms for personal protection inside the home, yet rarely do they have the opportunity to train in such an environment. Students will learn how to best negotiate hallways, doorways, large rooms, small rooms, dark rooms, and familiar and unfamiliar rooms / buildings. We will teach you to fight in a confined space, with an elevated heart rate and in high-stress situations under the guidance of professional instructors.
The class will be taught in a purpose-built shoot house and participants will use airsoft weapons in force-on-force scenarios against live adversaries. Students will be required to make ongoing decisions while under stress. 

Hog Hunting School 
April 28-29, 2018

With a Day of Training and Preparation followed by a Day of Hunting, this course is designed to allow you to experience the thrill of a real Wild Boar Hunt, while maximizing your chance of taking home the bacon in a safe, fun and humane way.

Ladies Only Advanced Concealed Carry Course May 12, 2018
This Pistol Course is a Next Step for the Female Concealed Weapons License Holder seeking further training. Topics include Female-specific concealed carry options, firearm and ammunition selection, realistic ranges, grip, drawing from concealed carry, and drawing from and shooting through a handbag. The course also includes an introduction to firearms retention techniques, close-quarter shooting, pre-fight and post-fight issues.

Long Range Rifle Immersion 
Level Three 
       June 9-10, 2018
      in Okeechobee County

Anyone can hold tight groups at 100 yards, but pushing targets out to 800, 900 and 1000 yards, while shooting from realistic positions will truly test your equipment and skills. This course is designed for you to discover what you, along with your weapon system, are truly capable of. Picking up where we left off at the LRI-2, students will get to dope their guns out to 1000 yards, in 100 yard increments. 

Team Tactics - Next Date TBA
Enjoy a fun day of team building training with Your Valentine! This Pistol Course applies to any two-person team that may encounter a deadly force scenario together such as a husband and wife, housemates or a security team. Functioning as a cohesive team under deadly force threat is something that must be planned and practiced. Situations addressed include moving through and around buildings, dealing with a home invasion, and active shooter environments.