Rusty Gunman

Mission Statement

Your weapon handling skills must become second nature so that your primary focus can be on, marksmanship, tactical challenges and decisions instead of your focus being on your weapons platform.

Rusty Gunman Course Progression

Rusty Gunman Courses are MDW firearms focused courses. The Rusty Gunman courses will get you up to speed with your handgun, shotgun and carbine fundamentals. The level up courses will refine and push your core skills (Some may call these advanced skills sets but it boils down to creating context then doing and applying basics better).  The Rusty Gunman also provides a range of courses that apply these skills in various tactical focus courses such as low light or fighting in and around vehicles.

Core Skills

Rusty Gunman Courses focus on ensuring safely handling your firearm for both range and street environments. The Rusty Gunman Core Skills will also help you with decision making with regard to carry and use of your firearm in your everyday life.

Core Skills

Who will benefit from the Rusty Gunman Courses?

• New shooters and new gun owners

The Rusty Gunman Core Skills Courses provide a bridge for new shooters from the regulated licencing requirements to been comfortable and safely handling their firearm on the range as well as their everyday environment.

• Experienced shooters that have got a bit Rusty and want to get back on the bicycle, the Rusty Gunman refreshes and refines existing skills.

• Sport Shooters that recognise the importance of range safety yet recognise the need for adjustments in certain skills, safety and targeting for concealed carry street environment.

 

Rusty Gunman Handgun Focus

Weapon Familiarization

Core Skills

New to handguns or an experienced gunman who has not had trigger time for a while-the Rusty Gunman Course will get you on track with your weapons manipulation, access and safety.

You will cover basic marksmanship and link this into index shooting required of high pressure close range and mobile encounters.

Duration 1 day course

Ammunition Count 150

Rusty Gunman Carbine Focus

Core Skills 

New to Carbines or an experienced gunman who has not had trigger time for a while-the Rusty Gunman Course will get you on track with your weapons manipulation, carry and safety. Both AR and AK platforms welcome.

You will cover basic marksmanship and link this into index shooting required of high pressure close range and mobile encounters.

Duration 1 Day

Ammunition: 150 Rounds

 

Rusty Gunman Shotgun Focus

Core Skills

Handling and marksmanship skills for field environment. The shotgun is a versatile weapon and can be effectively used in a range of tactical scenarios. Firing a shotgun means making sure you are comfortable with its action and grip yet utilizing it to its full capacity means keeping your shotgun loaded and topped up as well as reactive loading skills

Duration:1 Day

Ammunition: 75-100 Rounds

Level Up

Rusty Gunman Level Up

Advanced shooting is Basics done better with a focus on making smooth faster, linking precision marksmanship, instinctive shooting, tracking and transitioning between targets. Existing skill sets are expanded on and given broader contexts.

Rusty Gunman Handgun

Basics Done Better. Balancing speed, distance and pressure related to accuracy required in high risk scenarios. A natural extension of the Rusty Gunman Handgun Course.

Duration: 1 Day

Ammunition 150-200 Rounds

Rusty Gunman Carbine

Basics Done Better. Balancing speed, distance and pressure related to accuracy required in high risk scenarios. A natural extension of the Rusty Gunman Carbine Course.

Duration: 1 Day

Ammunition: 150 Rounds

Rusty Gunman Challenges

Rusty Gunman Challenge

Earn your Rusty Gunman “Challenge Patch”

A fun way to test yourself and know that your handling skills are top notch. These challenging, and fun shoots with specific challenges and time restraints that we will run 2-3 times a year. Often combined with a braai or social afterwards.

• Handgun

• Carbine

• Shotgun

Tactical Focus

Tactical focus courses deal with specific challenges faced in the field environment. It is advisable that before attending any of the Tactical Focus Courses that you have completed at least the Rusty Gunman Core Skills workshop for the relevant weapons platform/s that you will require on Tactical Courses

Weapons Access and Retention

This is our flagship course for extreme close quarter gun work and is the link between empty hand/edged weapon threats into the gun world.  Weapon Access and retention under pressure are a priority in an environment where close quarter attacks are commonplace. Where losing your firearm to attackers is a real threat for those that do not prepare for this type of confrontation.

Plug and Press (Fighting while Injured)

The MDW Fighting Injured-Plug and Press course is an information and practical session, that focuses staying in the fight when injured and on the use of first aid supplies designed for the first line in field care of wounds that result in catastrophic bleeding and injuries to the airways.
The Baseline Plug and Press Course was developed with the objective to provide first line care to improve chances of survival till professional medical services are available.

Low Light

To operate in the dark, you need to understand its characteristics and be 100% proficient with your skills, techniques and equipment so you can take full advantage of the low light strategies and tactics you will employ to dominate when working on the dark side.  This course focuses on close range low light confrontation with or without a handheld flashlight.

In and Around Vehicles

Fighting in and Around Vehicles focuses on skills necessary to react positively when simply driving out of high-risk conditions is impractical or denied. Because of the pace and mobile nature of this course there is a large emphasis both on combat skills and safety.

In and Around Buildings

 

Focus on solo and two men -moving and shooting in and around structures and buildings when you do not have all the gear and back up that tactical teams have at their disposal.

Fire and Movement

The Rusty Gunman Fire and Movement course addresses the mechanical challenges of shooting while on the move, shooting while with other people that are armed or while protecting and/or moving around unarmed civilians during a shooting exchange.

Specialty and On-Off Courses

Specialty and One Off Courses

Many of our clients require customised or extended courses suited to their unique circumstances. If you are interested in Customised or individualised training programs message us to arrange a meeting to develop a training program just for you or our group.

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