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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Advanced Concealed Carry Course - August 1, 2020
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)

Long Range Rifle Skills Development 
June 29, 2020 *FULL - Wait List Available*
This is a four hour coaching session for current or past long range FFT students that would like the opportunity to work on their 0-500 yard skills. It is not a course with a pre-set curriculum, rather a long range skills practice session. It is a chance to shoot out to 500 yards under the guidance of an FFT long range instructor working on your specific areas of concern.

Point Shooting Clinic
July 11, 2020 *FULL - Wait List Available*
This specific class focuses on realistic range gun-fighting, using quick accurate hits with both two and one-handed shooting techniques. This class will prepare you for up close engagements, focusing on combative accuracy and the reality of defensive gun fights. This is a Special Event Offering with limited availability. Don't miss out!

Night Fight Pistol Training - July 18, 2020  *1 Space Available*

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.

Long Range Rifle Immersion Level Two
July 20-21, 2020
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. 

Practical Self-Defense: A Counter-Blade Concepts, Practical Unarmed Combatives, and Counter-Gun Concepts Skills Course with Michael Janich 
August 15-16, 2020
Developed specifically for Florida Firearms Training, the customized curriculum Janich will present is designed to provide a simple, integrated skills set that enables you to defend yourself effectively with weapons, with improvised weapons like tactical pens and flashlights, and with environmental weapons of opportunity. It will also teach you how to combine these skills with your shooting tactics to "earn your draw" and seamlessly transition from contact-distance striking to use of a firearm. Finally, Janich will present selected elements of his Counter-Gun Concepts system of disarming attackers armed with firearms.

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Long Range Rifle Immersion Level One 
August 17-18, 2020 *New Date - Space Available*

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. 
Home Defense Room Clearing Course 
August 29-30, 2020 *FULL - Wait List Available*

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. 
Ladies Only Advanced Concealed Carry Course - September 26, 2020
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.
Tactical Drills Day -  Sunday, September 27, 2020
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.

3-Day Pistol Immersion Level One Course - October 2-4, 2020

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

Defensive Carbine Immersion Course
October 10-11, 2020 *FULL - Wait List Available*

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. 

Hog Hunting School 
November 7-8, 2020

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.

3-Day Pistol Immersion Level Two Course
November 13-15, 2020
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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Bullets and Cars Course - November 21-22, 2020

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.

Force on Force Scenario Training
December 5-6, 2020 *FULL - Wait List Available*
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. 

Long Range Rifle Immersion 
Level Three 
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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. 

Practical Self-Defense with Knives: The Martial Blade Concepts Skills Course featuring Michael Janich 
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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. 

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Tac Med EDC by Lone Star Medics
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in Okeechobee

This course is specifically designed to teach the legally armed civilian or the armed professional, how to identify and treat immediate life-threatening injuries as a result of a violent attack.  Most EMS agencies’ policies for responding to violent calls or events require all responding units to stage at a safe location, far enough away from danger so that the police can secure the scene first.  During that time you will need to employ the tactical medical skills learned in this course in order to increase your chances of survival. 

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.