Masters Firearms Training and Techniques is a full service training company

Teaching the proper techniques and care for handling firearms.

PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS

  Our instructors are our pride; all are former members of various Military Special Operations Units and/or Law Enforcement or Intelligence Professionals whose teaching methods and techniques were perfected under the tutelage of James Bigwood.  We offer classes for first time shooters, new gun owners & offer progressive training advancing to levels of tactical proficiency for both individuals and professional groups. 

Current Masters Instructors include Scott Nistico (Pennsylvania training) Jason Hersh (Florida training) and Robert Bagnato (South Carolina training) 

W. JAMES BIGWOOD

About our founder:

Masters Chief Instructor Emeritus, the late James Bigwood

Over 50 years experience in Defensive Shooting Techniques and Instruction

NRA Certified Instructor: Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Personal Protection, and

Home Defense

Graduate NRA Police Firearms Instructors Development School

Burl. Co. Police Chiefs Academy, NJ

Graduate NRA Law Enforcement Instructors Tactical Training School, Quantico VA

Former British Army Para (aka TRD)

Our Motto is simple

NO ALIBIS!

No reasons or excuses. Our training is based on time tested, combat proven techniques.

Firearms Courses (ADDITIONAL COURSES IN SHOTGUN AND CARBINE)

BASIC HANDGUN COURSE, 4 hours-can be broken into 2 sessions

This course is for the conscientious new or existing handgun owner who wants to attain a level of SAFETY, PROFICIENCY, and AWARENESS and especially a COMFORT ZONE with their handgun of choice.  This is achieved by teaching the following:

-Correct loading, unloading and safe gun handling

-Grip

-Stance

-Presentation

-Sight Picture

-Trigger Control

-Mastering the Effects of Recoil

-Making Accuracy a Habit

-Point Shooting for Low Light Contingency

-Choosing the right Ammunition for the Job

-Maintaining the Firearm

-Insuring you have the right firearm for the job.

THIS IS A CERTIFICATED COURSE

DIRECTORY OF TECHNIQUES

These skills and drills can be combined to create a personalized course or learned individually:

**Close QuaterMultiple Target Engagement

*Drawing the Handgun from the Open Condition

*Drawing the Handgun from the Concealed Condition

**Drawing the Handgun for Close Quarter Engagement

**Engaging Targets with Shoot and Move Techniques

**Engaging Targets from Multiple Positions

*Shooting Right and Left Handed in Close Quarters

*Low Light Point Shooting for Survival

**Using the Flashlight for Direct and Indirect Lighting

*Reloading Semi-Auto Under Stress Conditions

*Reloading the Revolver Under Stress Conditions

**Advanced Multiple Target Scenarios Under Stress Conditions

**Barricade Shooting-Left, Right, Standing, Kneeling, Roll Outs

*Clearing Semi-Auto Malfunction and Keeping the Gun in Action

*Controlling the Fight or Flight Reflex

*Awareness, Preparation, Execution

*Basic Skills with Auto or Revolver

-Ladies Only Classes Available

*Denotes One Hour

**Denotes Two Hours


INTRO-TAC

A course that provides the skills required for personal defense, home defense and  everyday carry of a handgun along with the knowledge of how to use the gun in life threatening situations during close quarters encounters.

Intro-Tac is a two part course including:

*Survival Mindset-A Winning Philosophy

*Turret Stance Drills (Rapid Engagment)

*Drawing and Carrying a LOADED Handgun

*Moving with the gun in high stress situations

*Flash Sight Picture-combat rapid fire drills

*Point shooting for survival in low light conditions

*Engaging Multiple Targets

*Reloading drills (auto and revolver)

*Clearing Malfunctions

*Barricade shooting L&R

*Using low light to your advantage

*Cover vs. Concealment

*Shooting stress test-if you cant do it here how will you react when you need it?

Your Instructors will demonstrate each and every drill in detail.

THIS IS A CERTIFICATED COURSE

Contact Us

For Information or to Book an Appointment

Masters is selective when it comes to accepting students. If  you have questions about our  programs, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as  soon as possible.

Masters Training & Techniques

609.300.4631

Hours

By appointment only