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Firearms Training

Firearms training is essential for achieving shooting proficiency. Knowledge and safety are the keys to success. Whether you are a first time firearms owner, law enforcement officer, security officer or have a CCW, we will offer training programs that will fit your needs! First Time Firearms Owners: It is important for individuals who are new to firearms ownership to understand the fundamentals of firearms safety and the basic techniques of shooting. Current Law Enforcement Officers/Private Security Professionals: It is important for active law enforcement officers & private security professionals to maintain a high level of proficiency with their respective handguns. Sepulveda Inc. will offer advanced training that will not only reinforce the basics of shooting, but will cover other advanced topics of firearms training, such as low-light shooting techniques, incapacitation drills, point-shooting drills, and shooting from unconventional positions.

Basic Handgun Orientation

This entry level non-NRA course (classroom-only) is designed for the individual that is interested in learning some of the basics of pistol shooting before going to the range. Some of the following techniques will be reviewed: Firearms Safety Types of Handguns Grip Sight Alignment Sight Picture Trigger Control Follow Through Class size will be a maximum of 6 students per session. Class duration: 1 hour

Home Defense Handgun

This course is designed for those individuals that want to utilize a handgun for home defense. This 4 hour course will go over the various tactical techniques needed to efficiently use a handgun in a close quarters environment. The following topics will be reviewed; NJ Use of Force overview Tactical considerations regarding home defense Ethical Considerations in regards to the use of deadly force Developing the proper mindset for self-defense Discussing Cover vs. Concealment Interaction with law enforcement and emergency personnel after the encounter Ammunition requirements: 100 rounds of handgun ammunition Students must bring their own handgun and ammunition to the class. Class size will be limited to 6 students. Walk-ins are not permitted. All students need to pre-register for the course.

Home Defense Rifle

This course is designed for those individuals that want to utilize a center-fire rifle for home defense. This 3 hour class will go over the various tactical techniques needed to efficiently deploy a rifle in a close quarters environment. The following topics will be reviewed: - Using different types of rifles for home defense; semi-automatic, lever action, bolt-action and pump-action. - Combat Loading techniques - Moving and Shooting tactics. Students will have an opportunity to move and shoot down range in order to learn how to effectively handle a rifle in a realistic training environment. - Using the appropriate loads for close quarter engagements - Shooting from various positions (standing, kneeling, sitting and prone) behind cover - NJ Use of Force laws - Levels of Mental Awareness Upon completion of the course, the student will have a thorough understanding as to how to properly deploy a rifle in a home-defense environment. Ammunition requirements: A minimum of 80 rounds of center-fire ammunition Students must bring their own rifle and ammunition to the class. Class size will be limited to 6 students per session. Walk-ins are not permitted. All students need to pre-register for the course. .

Home Defense Shotgun

This course is designed for those individuals that want to utilize a shotgun for home defense. This 3 hour class will go over the various tactical techniques needed to efficiently deploy a shotgun in a close quarters environment. The following topics will be reviewed: - Using different types of shotguns for home defense; pump-action, semi-automatic, single/double barrel (over/under or side by side) - Combat Loading techniques - Moving and Shooting tactics. Students will have an opportunity to move and shoot down range in order to learn how to effectively handle a shotgun in a realistic training environment. - Using the appropriate loads for close quarter engagements - Shooting from various positions (standing, kneeling, sitting and prone) behind cover - NJ Use of Force laws - Levels of Mental Awareness Upon completion of the course, the student will have a thorough understanding as to how to properly deploy a shotgun in a home-defense environment. Ammunition requirements: 80 rounds of 00 buck shot, 10 rounds of slugs Students must bring their own shotgun and ammunition to the class. Class size will be limited to 6 students per session. Walk-ins are not permitted. All students need to pre-register for the course.

Intro to Home Defense/Firearms Seminar

This 2 hour, entry level seminar will cover some of the basic concepts of situational awareness in the home. Creating strategies for home defense is key to keeping you and your loved ones safe. Some of the following topics will be reviewed: Tactical considerations for home defense The use of OC (pepper spray) for personal defense Basic handgun orientation Developing the proper mindset for self-defense During the latter portion of the seminar, the student will utilize an electronic shooting simulator to learn the initial basics of handgun marksmanship. Class size will be limited to 10 students. Walk-ins are not permitted. All students need to pre-register for the course.

Low light shooting concepts

Many shooters undergo firearms training in order to protect themselves and their loved ones, whether inside or outside the home. But, how many shooters have trained to use a firearm under low-light conditions utilizing a flashlight? This course is designed for those individuals that are interested in learning how to apply the basics of firearms self-defense training while under low-light conditions. The course will make extensive use of tactical simulations that will allow the shooter to apply the fundamentals of shooting in realistic self-defense scenarios, whether at home or on the street. Role-players will be utilized in the scenarios so that the participants can undergo decision-making drills under stress. Only simulated firearms (Airsoft, RAM-Real Action Markers) will be used, since the students will be engaging the role-players in force-on-force scenarios. Lessons: • NJ Use of Force overview • Tactical considerations regarding self defense • Ethical Considerations in regards to the use of deadly force • Developing the proper mindset for self-defense • Drawing from a holster • Discussing Cover vs. Concealment • The basics human vision under low-light conditions • Various flashlight deployment techniques • Low-light shooting drills (students will need to bring a flashlight) • Shooting while moving when utilizing a flashlight Pre-requisites: Prior to the class, the student will have needed to complete a basic pistol class that addressed the fundamentals of pistol shooting. The pre-requisite is waved for law-enforcement personnel.

NRA Basic Pistol Course

The NRA Basic Pistol Course is designed to teach the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely. It is designed for any shooter seeking to develop a firm foundation of the fundamentals of pistol shooting. Lessons: 1. Pistol Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling 2. Ammunition Knowledge and the Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting 3. Firing the First Shots, including cleaning and storage 4. Two-Handed & One-Handed Shooting positions 5. Pistol Sports and related activities along with advice on selection of a pistol Textbook and course material are provided. Please bring your own lunch. Firearms and ammunition will be provided for the course. Duration of class: 8 hours. During the last portion of the class, there will be a written examination. The student will subsequently receive a certificate of completion.

NRA Basic Rifle Course

The NRA Basic Rifle Course is designed to teach the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a rifle safely. The course is ideal for the new rifle owner and serves as an introductory course for more advanced hunting or competition rifle match training. Lessons: 1. Rifle Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling 2. Ammunition Knowledge and the Fundamental of Safe Rifle Operations 3. Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship 5. Proper Cleaning and Storage of all types of Rifles 4. Firing the First Shots 6. Shooting Sports and related activities along with advice on selection of a rifle

NRA Basic Shotgun Course

The NRA Basic Shotgun Course will familiarize the student with the correct operation and maintenance all types of shotguns, along with teaching the student how to handle and shoot them safely. The course is perfect for the new shotgun owner and serves as an introductory skills course for other more advanced hunting or competitive skeet/trap shooting courses. Lessons: 1. Shotgun Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling 2. Ammunition Knowledge and the Fundamental of Safe Shotgun Operations 3. Fundamentals of Shotgun Marksmanship 5. Proper Cleaning and Storage of all types of Shotguns 4. Firing the First Shots 6. Shooting Sports and related activities along with advice on selection of a shotgun

NRA Defensive Pistol Course

The NRA Defensive Pistol Course will focus on the techniques needed to develop a defensive mindset. The goal of the course will be to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. As a result of participating in this course, the student will be able to explain and demonstrate the following: How to apply the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling when carrying a concealed firearm, basic principles of concealment, the difference between cover and concealment, drawing from the holster, levels of mental awareness, developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal protection, clearing common stoppages, and more. Course Length: Approximately 4 to 5 hours The following topics will be reviewed in the course: -The importance of carrying and using a pistol responsibly and ethically for personal protection -How the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling are applied to concealed carry -Basic principles of concealment -Presenting a pistol - reholster -Mental awareness -Mental preparation to develop a defensive mindset for carrying and using a pistol for personal protection -Techniques for avoiding life-threatening confrontations -Explain the psychological and physiological changes that may occur during an attack -Flash sight picture -Reloading under stress -Clear common stoppages -Cover and concealment -Presenting a pistol from concealment and shoot targets at varying distances -.....and more Participant equipment requirements: -Pistol- minimum calibers, .38 Special or 9mm. -Three magazines or speed loaders -Strong side holster; magazine holders or speed loader pouch -Minimum 200 rounds of factory ammunition -Clothing appropriate for concealed carry -Eye and ear protection Course Pre-requisites: -NRA Basic Pistol, NRA FIRST Steps Pistol course or other certified pistol training -Participant must be 21 years of age or older

NRA Instructor Certifications

Sepulveda Inc. offers NRA Instructor certifications in the following NRA disciplines: NRA Basic Pistol NRA Basic RIfle NRA Basic Shotgun NRA Personal Protection In The Home NRA Personal Protection Outside The Home NRA Refuse To Be A Victim NRA Home Firearms Safety NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO) Prerequisite: With the exception of the Home Firearm Safety and RSO certifications, any instructor candidate must have taken the basic NRA class before taking the instructor course of that respective discipline. For example, candidates that want to take the NRA Basic Pistol Instructor course MUST have previously taken the NRA Basic Pistol class. Please contact Sepulveda Inc. for more detailed information about NRA Instructor certifications.

NRA Personal Protection In The Home

This course reviews the concept of defensive shooting. The student needs to have an understanding of the fundamentals of shooting before taking this course. Asides from basic tactical drills, the course goes over a variety of important concepts, such as developing the proper mindset for a life threatening encounter, creating strategies for home safety, understanding the your rights pertaining to use-of force incidents, and mentally dealing with the aftermath of an encounter. Learning Objectives: Various topics will be covered at length; Introduction to Defensive Shooting, Basic Defensive Handgun Skills, Firearms and the Law: Possession, Ownership, and the Use of Deadly Force, Strategies for Home Safety and Responding to a Violent Confrontation, Selecting a Handgun for Self-Defense, Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities. Textbook and course material are provided. It is recommended that the student have 98 rounds of factory loaded ammunition. If, for an extra fee, a handgun and ammunition needs to be provided, please provide advanced notification. Pre-requisites: NRA Basic Pistol Certificate, NRA First Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment. The Pre-Course Assessment includes the following: Demonstrate safe gun handling at all times, both on and off the range with the pistol the student will use during the course. Afterwards, you must state and demonstrate the three fundamental Rules for Safe Gun Handling. Finally, you must demonstrate the proper loading, cocking, uncocking, and unloading procedures with the pistol and dummy cartridges the student will use during the course. Demonstrate the ability to shoot groups with a pistol from a supported position at a distance of 15 feet. The student must shoot three five-shot groups, each of which can be covered by a circle nine inches in diameter, anywhere on the blank target. Zero a pistol from a supported position at 15 feet by shooting a five-shot group on a bullseye target, then determining the sight adjustment needed to move the group to the center, making the sight change, and shooting a conforming group. Demonstrate how to properly clean a handgun safely.

NRA Personal Protection Outside The Home

The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course is both comprehensive and intensive in its approach to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the skills needed to survive serious adversity. The course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students have the opportunity to attend this course using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation. The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home is divided into two levels (basic and advanced). Level one is a nine-hour course and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Upon completion of level one, students may choose to attend level two, which is an additional five hours of range training and teaches advanced shooting skills. After the classroom portion, students should expect to spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one. Level two involves five additional hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition. The ammunition requirements are minimum and may be exceeded. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the appropriate course completion certificates(s), NRA Basic Personal Protection Outside The Home (identifies strong-side hip holster or purse use) certificate, NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside The Home certificate, and Lesson Plan (print 11-06). The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home participants in this course must be at least 21 years of age and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course Certificate.

NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO)

This is a course designed to prepare experienced shooters to the basic duties of a Range Safety Officer (RSO). RSOs ensure that the users of a range follow range regulations in order to reduce property damage and personal injury. RSOs often have responsibilities to take action when circumstances require it. The RSO is the range's official on the firing line to ensure safety and to help shooters. Many ranges seek out volunteer Range Safety Officers and the NRA developed this course to help ranges train those RSOs. Becoming a Range Safety Officer is akin to becoming a NRA Certified Instructor, with much harder testing and the maintaining of a certification card with the NRA. A new RSO will need to pay $25 for processing of their application. Lessons: 1. Introduction to the NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course 2. The Role of the NRA Range Safety Officer and Range Standard Operating Procedures 3. Range Inspection and Range Rules 4. Range Safety Briefing 5. Emergency Procedures 6. Firearm Stoppages and Malfunctions 7. Test and Review Prerequisites: NRA Range Safety Officers should be experienced shooters, involved in many aspects of target shooting, training, and range supervision. The NRA encourages active shooters to learn more and become responsible for the safety of fellow shooters through this program. There will be practical exercises with all types of firearms in this course, even if a shooter's discipline does not require experience with those types.

Reduced Light Shooting Engagements

This course is designed for those individuals that are interested in learning how to apply the basics of firearms self-defense training while under low-light conditions. The course will make extensive use of tactical simulations that will allow the shooter to apply the fundamentals of shooting in realistic self-defense scenarios, whether at home or on the street. Lessons: • NJ Use of Force overview • Tactical considerations regarding self defense • Ethical Considerations in regards to the use of deadly force • Developing the proper mindset for self-defense • Drawing from a holster • Discussing Cover vs. Concealment • The basics human vision under low-light conditions • Various flashlight deployment techniques • Low-light shooting drills (students will need to bring a flashlight) • Shooting while moving when utilizing a flashlight Course length: 5 hours Pre-requisites: Prior to the class, the student will have needed to complete a basic pistol class that addressed the fundamentals of pistol shooting. The pre-requisite is waved for law-enforcement personnel. . The student will need to bring at least 150 rounds of ammunition for the course. A holster is recommended, but not required.

Refuse To Be A Victim Seminars

Refuse To Be A Victim seminars promote awareness and prevention of criminal confrontations. Seminar topics include home, automobile, phone, technological, travel and personal security. Seminar participants are presented with a variety of common-sense crime prevention and personal safety strategies and devices they may integrate into their daily lives. The seminar is three to four hours long and open to the public. Refuse To Be A Victim was developed in 1993 in response to requests from women nationwide for crime prevention seminars. In 1997, the program became co-ed With over 1,000 instructors nationwide, seminars have been presented in 50 states and the District of Columbia. More than 26,000 men and women have benefited from the program's life saving message.

Retired Police Officer Qualifications

The State of New Jersey requires that retired law enforcement officers who want to carry a handgun must be able to show shooting proficiency and qualify semiannually. Also, retired officers need to be familiar with N.J.S. 2C:3-1 et. seq. of the New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice which codifies the justified use of deadly force by a civilian. Please contact Sepulveda Inc. at 609-284-1234 to schedule a qualification date.

Tactical Handgun

This course is designed for those individuals that carry a handgun either on a duty belt or concealed . The course content is as follows; Fundamentals of Marksmanship Use of Force concepts Drawing from concealment Drawing from a triple-retention holster Combat Mindset Utilizing cover and concealment Moving and shooting techniques The proper use of verbal commands Manipulating/shooting the handgun; strong-hand only/support hand only The student will need to bring the following; Handgun Strong-Side Hip Holster (NJ Security personnel- Triple Retention Holster) and magazine pouch At least 3 magazines Clothing used for concealment (vest, sweater, shirt, etc) Security Personnel-Uniform with duty belt Eye and ear protection At least 200 rounds of ammunition Optional items; Lunch (lunch will not be provided) Hydration (water, Gatorade, etc.) Note taking items Class duration: Approx. 5 hours Range duration: Approx 4 hours Class size: 10 students

The Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officer

The off-duty officer has to have the same heightened levels of awareness as if on-duty, especially when in public with family members and loved ones. This class will go over the various tactical techniques needed to efficiently deploy a handgun in a close quarters environment while off-duty. Lessons: The following topics will be covered: Situational Awareness Use of Force issues Concealment clothing/holster options Cover vs. Concealment Drawing a handgun efficiently from concealment Weapons retention techniques with off-duty holsters Shooting from cover/prone position Shooting while moving away from the threat on the oblique (45 degree angle) Threat engagement from various angles/positions Engaging the threat if incapacitated (support hand only) Shooting from the supine position Ammunition requirements: -250 rounds of ammunition -Off-duty attire, with appropriate cover (sweater, vest, t-shirt, coat, jacket, sweat shirt, etc.) -Off-duty holster of choice; pancake, paddle, cross draw, shoulder, middle of the back, fanny pack, ankle, purse (it is recommended to bring more than one type of holster) Duration of class: Approx. 8 hours This class is an official NRA Law Enforcement Division sanctioned course. Students that are currently Law Enforcement Officers will receive the certificate of completion with the NRA LE Division logo.

Women on Target

Women On Target Instructional Shooting Clinics create more opportunities for women to learn all about firearms, and to gain confidence in newly-acquired shooting skills: Learn safe firearms handling Learn how to store your firearms safely Learn to shoot Learn a sport you’ll enjoy for a lifetime Our goal is to provide quality training with a focus on safety. We want you to be comfortable and have the best experience possible. This is a non-competitive event (pistol/rifle/shotgun) designed to introduce women to the shooting sports with proper instruction and focused on learning safety and having fun. Classes are fun & informative! Class fee includes: Range use fee, all firearms, all ammunition, eye and ear protection. Course length: Approximately 4 to 5 hours