Class Listing

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Principles of Personal Protection – Level I (basic CPL/CCW)

Topics Include:
The safe storage, use and handling of a revolver and of a pistol etc., including handling to protect child safety.

Ammunition knowledge and the fundamentals of handgun shooting including proper technique and shooting stance.

Firearms and the law, including civil liability issues. All laws that apply to carrying a concealed pistol in this State, Public Act updates.

Avoiding criminal attack, controlling a violent confrontation and more.

Introduction to Public Act 719 (Effective: 07/01/03), current CCW requirements, class rules, instructors background, class overview.

Responsibility CCW limitations, who can you protect, when is the use of lethal force justified, police response/responsibilities.

Reality/non-reality what to expect during a lethal engagement, reasonable alternatives to lethal force, stress physiology, situation awareness.

Selection correct firearm, ammunition, holster for self defense applications.

Ammunition components, types, performance/terminal ballistics.

You Can Win how to survive a lethal engagement, scenario familiarization, when to shoot/where to shoot to prevent further aggression.

The “LAW” relevant to personal protection, concealed carry limitations, your rights, what to expect from the legal system, selecting legal council.

Firearm Safety there are no acceptable accidents, safe handling, cleaning/maintenance and storage of firearms and ammunition.

Firearm familiarization/manipulation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, shooting stance.

Written evaluation over classroom presentation.

Range instruction basic shooting techniques, qualification.

Presentation of certificates- upon successful completion of course, debriefing.

COURSE LENGTH/COST

STATE REQUIREMENTS - Public Act 719: 7/1/03 (8 hours training, including live-fire range)

The cost is $119.00 including range fee - you are responsible for a firearm and 30 rounds of ammunition

Personal instruction by James D. Binder and Staff

CLASS SIZE LIMITED-ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR WITH CLASS DATES/TIMES.

Do you have a current Concealed Pistol License/CCW?

A REVIEW IS REQUIRED EVERY FIVE YEARS

It may be time to renew your Concealed Pistol License. The renewal process is significantly easier than starting over once your license has expired. Check your license expiration date and allow 90 days or more for your County to process your renewal application.

REVIEW CLASS for CCW Renewal
The SAS Group offers a 4 hour review class including

TOPICS INCLUDE
Review of P.A. 381
The justification for the use of lethal force
Civil Liability
Avoidance
Concealment
Interaction with Police Officers
Restricted areas and pistol free zones
Review of Additional Topics Include:
Review of P.A. 719
Discussion of the 8 new Public Acts effective in 2006
Discussion of the 2 new Public Acts effective in 2009
A minimum of 30 rounds of live fire
A certificate is presented upon successful course completion

COURSE LENGTH/COST

STATE REQUIREMENTS – (4 hours of training including live-fire range)

The cost is $80.00 including range fee - you are responsible for a firearm and 30 rounds of ammunition is required.

CLASS SIZE LIMITED-ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR WITH CLASS DATES/TIMES.

Civilian Safety Awareness Program
Defending Yourself with Pepper Spray


Personal Instruction by James D. Binder and Brian Tatti

Program Content:
Levels of awareness/avoidance

Effects of OC/CS when used for personal defense

4 types of spray patterns

Legal aspects and general guidelines for self defense

Responsible use of force for self defense, alternative to lethal force

The use of verbal warnings before and during attacks

Proper stance, presentation and deployment of defense spray

Accurately targeting and deploying spray at a physically combative subject

Certificates presented upon successful completion

Class Duration is 3 hours

Course Cost: including instruction and student kit $70.00

Student kit consists of (course manual, 3-practice sprays, 1-Sabre Michigan Legal 2%OC spray)

Instructors are SABRE Pepper Spray certified

CLASS SIZE LIMITED-ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR WITH CLASS DATES/TIMES.

HIGH PERFORMANCE HANDGUN SERIES
Principles of Personal Protection Level II
Improving Accuracy Skills

Topics Include:

Skill evaluation – identification and elimination of common shooting errors

Engagement of single and multiple targets – improve sight acquisition and engagement skills

Maximize ability to stop aggression – engagement of anatomically correct targets

Rapid fire shooting – double taps, stop drill

Development of techniques required to survive a lethal engagement

Debriefing and presentation of certificates upon successful completion of course

Required Equipment:
Firearm (w/spare magazines or speed loaders) 150 - 200 rounds of ammunition

Strong side hip holsters/inside or outside only (cross draw or shoulder holsters not permitted)

Factory ammunition only – No Russian Wolf/Steel Core ammunition allowed

Prerequisite:
Principals of Personal Protection Level 1 CCW or A Valid CPL/CCW

Course Length:
2 hours on the range

Course Cost:
For each level $95.00 (includes range fee)

Instruction by James D. Binder, Michael G. Herman and associates

CLASS SIZE LIMITED-ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR WITH CLASS DATES/TIMES.

HIGH PERFORMANCE HANDGUN SERIES
Principles of Personal Protection Level lll
Elements of the Presentation (the draw)


Topics Include:
Lecture on holster and magazine pouch selection, correct placement of holster and magazine pouch to maximize draw efficiency

Review of Level ll

Presentation of the firearm, learn to draw the firearm from the holster, acquire the sights, engage the target and retire the firearm to the holster after successful target engagement

Applying the presentation to previously mastered shooting drills

Rapid fire shooting – double taps, stop drill

Demonstration of low light target acquisition

Debriefing and presentation of certificates upon successful completion of course

Required Equipment:
Firearm (w/spare magazines or speed loaders) 150 - 200 rounds of ammunition

Strong side hip holsters/inside or outside only (cross draw or shoulder holsters not permitted)

Factory ammunition only – No Russian Wolf/Steel Core ammunition allowed

Prerequisite:
Principals of Personal Protection Level ll CCW
Course Length - 2 hours on the range

Course Cost:
For each level $95.00 (includes range fee)

Instruction by James D. Binder, Michael G. Herman and associates

CLASS SIZE LIMITED-ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR WITH CLASS DATES/TIMES.

HIGH PERFORMANCE HANDGUN SERIES
Principles of Personal Protection Level IV

Elements of the Presentation (the draw)

Topics Include:
Lecture on holster and magazine pouch selection, correct placement of holster and magazine pouch to maximize draw efficiency

Review of Level ll

Presentation of the firearm, learn to draw the firearm from the holster, acquire the sights, engage the target and retire the firearm to the holster after successful target engagement

Applying the presentation to previously mastered shooting drills

Rapid fire shooting – double taps, stop drill

Demonstration of low light target acquisition

Debriefing and presentation of certificates upon successful completion of course

Required Equipment:
Firearm (w/spare magazines or speed loaders) 150 - 200 rounds of ammunition

Strong side hip holsters/inside or outside only (cross draw or shoulder holsters not permitted)

Factory ammunition only – No Russian Wolf/Steel Core ammunition allowed

Prerequisite:
Principals of Personal Protection Level ll CCW
Course Length - 2 hours on the range

Course Cost:
For each level $95.00 (includes range fee)

Instruction by James D. Binder, Michael G. Herman and associates

CLASS SIZE LIMITED-ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR WITH CLASS DATES/TIMES.

NRA The Basics of Pistol Shooting
Introduction to Revolvers and Semi-automatic Pistols


Personal Instruction by James D. Binder-NRA Certified Instructor and Brian Tatti

Program Content:
Types of Pistols

Pistol parts and operation

Ammunition

Pistol safety

Pistol operation

Cleaning, storing and transporting of a pistol

Firearm and ammunition selection

Introduction to marksmanship

Course Length - 2 hours

Course includes - lecture, student materials

Course Cost $55.00

CLASS SIZE LIMITED-ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR WITH CLASS DATES/TIMES.

NRA The Basics of Pistol Marksmanship
Introduction to Revolver and Semi-Automatic Pistol Marksmanship


Personal Instruction by James D. Binder - NRA certified Instructor and Brian Tatti

Program Content:
Review of Safety

Sight Picture

Trigger Control

Follow Through

Grip

Stance

Eye Dominance

Common Shooting Errors

Range Commands/Range Etiquette

Explanation of the Drills

1 hour of Live Fire

Course Length - 2 hours

Course includes - lecture, range fee, targets
Student is responsible for firearm, 50 rounds of ammunition

Course cost $70.00 (includes range)

Certificates Presented Upon Successful Completion

PREREQUISITE - The basics of Pistol Shooting

Class Size Limited - Advanced Registration Required

CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR OF CLASS DATES/TIMES

James D. Binder is an NRA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR – CCW BOARD RECOGNIZED

We offer Private Lessons from Basic Marksmanship Training to Individually Developed Special Programs to Meet Your Specific Requirements – Please Call for Pricing

All Classes Are Completed In One Day Unless Noted

CLASS SIZE LIMITED-ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO SEE CALENDAR WITH CLASS DATES/TIMES.

Mailing Address
SAS Group
P.O. Box 1123
Troy, MI 48099

Parking
Parking for all SAS Group students is located behind the building to the left, directly behind Verstand Engineering