What You Will Learn

NO PRIOR TRAINING is necessary to attend, we welcome beginners on and up to experienced professionals wishing to learn something new. A lot of material is listed for each course, but don't let it make you feel overwhelmed. Many of the techniques overlap and compliment one another.

ALL TRAINING is conducted with safety as our first priority. Props weapons are used throughout. Absolutely NO live firearms, ammunition, or live blades (edged weapons) are allowed in the below listed training. ***Live fire training for firearms is available in SEPARATE classes & PRIVATELY at a designated range)

 

Firearms/Tactics for Camera: PART 1 (4-hours):

This is a scaled down version of our full-day Firearms/Tactics course. The goal is to give the essential basics to actors for safely handling firearms off and on camera. This course also establishes the basics for proper tactical movement.

  • Firearms safety/handling for camera to portray various police and military characters (Rifles and handguns)

  • Safety checking for firearms (loading and unloading with props)

  • The key differences between replica firearms, blank firearms, dummy/resin firearms and how to discuss them with productions

  • Basic room clearing (Solo and 2-person teams)

 

Firearms/Tactics for Camera: PART 2 (4-hours)

This course expands on the techniques learned in PART 1 of Firearms/Tactics for Camera.

  • Intermediate room/structure clearing (4-person teams)

  • Reloading drills (Standard and one-handed/injured arm reloads)

  • Proper equipment use (Tactical gear, holsters, slings, etc.)

  • Transitioning from rifle to handgun


Krav Maga for Camera (4-hours)

  • Safety basics of fighting for camera and how to use camera angles to maximize safety

  • Basics of Israeli Krav Maga (Military & Police Hand-to-Hand Combat System commonly used for those character types)

  • Weapons disarming for firearms, knives, and clubs from Israeli Krav Maga

  • Techniques for moving, striking, dodging and blocking

  • On-camera reactions to portray injuries and deaths for hand-to-hand combat


Knife Fighting for Camera (4-hours)

  • Safety basics of knife fighting for camera and how to use camera angles to maximize safety

  • Knife-vs-Knife drills

  • Knife-vs-knife disarming drills

  • Empty Hands-vs-Knife drills

  • On-camera reactions to portray injuries and deaths for knife fighting