Advanced Defensive Carry Seminar
DATE / TIMES / LOCATION: This four (4) hour seminar will be held twice on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at CMI (33825 Plymouth Rd., Livonia MI) from 8:00am to 12pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm.
RESTRICTIONS / PREREQUISITES: This course is open to any law-abiding US citizen who would not be prohibited from owning a firearm under federal law.
COST: $49.00 per person. Register here and indictae on the form if you are attending the morning or afternoon session. Seats are limited for each session and are secured on a first-come first-served basis (no walk-ins allowed).
DESCRIPTION: This information-packed seminar draws from a wide range of real world experience, proven doctrine, and methods for preventing and surviving potentially lethal confrontations. We pick up where your CPL class left you by giving you detailed information on the following topics;
- Equipment – an in-depth look at various holsters, positions of carry, belts, magazine carriers, lights, and much more will be displayed and introduced so you become an informed consumer regarding the pros and cons associated with these types of products,
- Defensive Options - prevention, avoidance, escape and fighting for your life, including information on non-firearm options for lethal or non-lethal force (OC spray, defensive edged weapons, lights, impact weapons and more),
- What Happens During & After a Defensive Shooting - gunfight variables and phenomena, how fast they happen, how that should affect your training and the type of gear you should consider. The aftermath of surviving the criminal and civil implications, the scrutiny of public opinion and the personal and mental issues you may face,
- Mindset - a recommended approach for a concealed carry and self-preservation lifestyle.
INSTRUCTOR: CMI Senior Instructor Russ Lyons is a twenty year veteran police officer currently assigned to the Cleveland Police Department’s full-time S.W.A.T. unit which conducts in excess of 300 tactical operations annually. Russ was previously assigned to the Ordnance Unit where he served as a lead firearms trainer for ten years. As a member of the Weapons Committee he was responsible for the selection of weapons as well as equipment. Russ was also responsible for the basic training of over 800 recruits and the development of the yearly in-service firearms training curriculum for his 1,500 officer department. Russ has attended numerous firearms schools and holds certifications as an instructor in multiple disciplines.