Firearms Trainers

Instructor vs. Teacher

Jeff Cooper
– May 10, 1920 – September 25, 2006
– Created the Safety Rules
– Created the Shooting School
– 1977 American Handgunner Magazine
– 1941 Marines
– 1957 Shooting Compititons in California
– Southwest Combat Pistol League (Southwest Pistol League)
– Bigbear, California
– 1975 Became International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)
– first IPSC President

Elmer Keith
– During World War II, was an inspector at the Ogden, Utah Arsenal
– Rifles that he inspected are cartouche stamped with the initials “OGEK” in a rectangular box

Jelly D. A. Bryce

Edward (‘Ed’) McGivern
October 20, 1874 – December 12, 1957
– Exhibition shooter
– Shooting instructor
– 2010 – Inducted into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame
– Author: 1938 – “Fast and Fancy Revolver Shooting”

Sykes
Book – Shooting to Live

William E. Fairbairn
February 28, 1885 –  June 20,1960
British Royal Marine and police officer

Rex Applegate
– OSS

John Farnam
– Cornell College, BA in Biology
– US Marine Corps Second Lieutenant, Vietnam
– infantry platoon leader
– three Purple Hearts
– Trained Marines
– Active in the Reserves until 1987, rank of major
– 1971 Police Officer
– 1972 – Begain Instructon
DTI Defense Training International
http://defense-training.com/
– Inspired by Jeff Cooper
“Each of our students is an instructor”
Books:
– “The Farnam Method of Defensive Handgunning”
– “The Farnam Method of Defensive Shotgun and Rifle Shooting”
– “The Street Smart Gun Book”

Clint Smith
– ITC Inter Training Consultants
– 1st Compant
– 1970-1980 Police Officer in Indiana
– 1973-1980 in charge of training
– 1978 Attended GunSite
I cant tell you that you WILL be in a LFI next week, but you can’t tell me you WON’T be.
So, how will you train for the next three days?
– 1978 Taught at Gunsite
– 1980-1983 with Jeff Cooper
– 1983-1993 Traveled Training (DEA,
– 1983 Started Urban Rifle Course
– 1986 Started Training for H&K
– 1993 Thunder Ranch, Curvul TX
“Repitition is the mother of Skill”
http://mfceoyeager.libsyn.com/website/39-clint-smith-of-thunder-ranch

Massad Ayoob
– 1972 – Begain Instructon
– Lethal Force Institute
– Massad Ayoob Group

Ray Chapman
– Chapman Acadamy – Columbia, MO
– Friend of Jeff Cooper

Dennis Tueller

Ken Hackathorn
– From Gunsite

Bill Rodgers

Ron Avery
– Handgun Skill

Louie Arbuck
– Book: Hit or Miss?

Paul Gomez

Craig Douglas
– a/k/a “SouthNarc”
– Closequarters
– founder of ShivWorks
www.shivworks.com

Gabe Suarez

Tom Givens
– Rangemaster

Frank Proctor
– IPSC

Ron Avery
– Shooting from eye level

Milt Sparks

Mike Panone

James Keeting

Lyn Tomspon?
– cold steel

Michael Decebentcore? clip it knife

John Holshun?
– Green Beret Sgt
– 1990-2000 some of the best training

InSights Training Center
– 1990 started
– Gun and Combat Training
www.insightstraining.com

Mike Harys
– Flashlight Tech
– With Jeff Cooper in 1960s & 1970s

Michael Horn
– SOF 3 Gun Match

Lyle Wyatt
– F.A.S.T. Fight Assess Scan TopOff
– Wyatt Protocal

Gunsite
– 1976 opened first modern Shooting School
– Jeff Cooper

Richard Davis
– Second Chance Body Armor
– 1970s

 

Andy Stanford
– 1977 started shooting compititions
– 1990 – Martial Marksmanship Institute
– 1994 – Options for Personal Security (OPS)
– Book: Surgical Speed Shooting
http://mfceoyeager.libsyn.com/-32-andy-stanford

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