Class Cost: $475 + $25/Day Range Fee
- Saturday & Sunday
October 7, 2023 - October 8, 2023
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
2-Day Class | UTM/SIM Only
(view available classes below)
(this course has been registered with MCOLES for use of PA 302 Law Enforcement Distribution funds and earns training credit within MITN)
MDFI ALUMNI ONLY
If you plan to use:
A handgun – MDFI Foundation Handgun
A rifle – MDFI Foundation Carbine
A shotgun – MDFI Foundation Shotgun
Valid Concealed Weapon License or Law Enforcement Credentials (if you do not have either, email us for instructions).
MUST KNOW, UNDERSTAND AND APPLY THE FOUR LIFE RULES OF RESPONSIBLE FIREARMS HANDLING AT ALL TIMES. See video below.
Class Flow: MODERATE (This class is open to both Handgun and Long Gun.)
Having to make movement inside a structure with an armed intruder is never advised. Even though this can put you at a major disadvantage, we recognize that there are certain circumstances when you may have to leave a known area for important reasons.
The culmination of all the core, foundation and advanced training classes we offer; MDFI’s Beyond A Door course takes place in a 360 degree shooting environment where each student’s capabilities and information processing are put to the test.
MDFI’s 2-Day Beyond A Door course teaches students how to make efficient and effective movement in any structure around others all while processing information in an ever-changing environment. Students will make over 20 training runs throughout the two day class receiving personal feedback after every single evolution.
WHAT THIS CLASS IS:
This is a problem-solving class. Not a shooting class. You just happen to have a firearm with you. This is THE class to run your gear as you have it set up at home or your daily carry. This is the class to test your ability think, shoot, and move at the same time.
WHAT THIS CLASS IS NOT:
This class is not a tactical fantasy band-camp to wear cool gear, shoot a lot and take photos to post online. This class will not allow for showboats, egos, or bad weapon-handling skills. This class is not an excuse to dress up and play SWAT.
NOTE: THIS CLASS IS UTM/SIM ONLY IN A SHOOTHOUSE SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO SIMULATE COMMON OCCUPIED STRUCTURES. LIVE WEAPONS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED* Please carry to class as legally warranted. Cadre will notify students of proper range-safety procedures prior to training.
IF YOU PLAN TO USE A HANDGUN:
IF YOU PLAN TO USE A
IF YOU PLAN TO USE A SHOTGUN:
This course is only available to MDFI Alumni therefor you must be logged in to your Alumni account to register.
Class Cost: $475 + $25/Day Range Fee
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Great class again, great feedback from every run. I've never done any structure clearing in my life, notes I have a basic idea on what to look for and expect.
Wow..... Coming from zero structure clearing experience, this course was the foundation I needed. I'll never look at buildings the same way. Some students had MIL/LE experience in structure work, and there were insightful discussions throughout the two days on differing approaches.
Ground rules and procedures for handling simmunitions were rigorously laid out - they are to be treated as full-blown live firearms. The controls that were put in place around safety and handling were impeccable.
Although the only mandatory prerequisite MDFI class for this is the Foundation-level course of whatever firearms platform you're using (handgun, carbine, shotgun), I am glad I had done Cover & Movement, as well as Low Light - I think I got more out of this class as a results of having done those other classes prior.
Overall, 5-stars all the way.
An excellent eye-opener for folks who have never done door entry and room clearing, and a great refresher for folks who have some prior training. It really reinforces how hard it is by yourself.
One of the best classes I have ever taken! The instruction and feedback from Trex and the other cadre was very helpful. They catch even the smallest things that you can improve on, and don't make you feel bad when there are big things that need improvement as well. I came away from this class with a much better understanding of how to move in and around structures, yet still feel like I could take this class many more times and learn just as much each time. Thanks for a great class and a great time!
I am incredibly happy I took Beyond a Door this Spring (2019) because Trek and his cadre are excellent teachers and by performing new tasks I identified (and they helpfully highlighted) multiple areas of improvement for me. Each run showed me multiple aspects of my abilities I need to focus on to improve and Trek et. al. showed me additional behaviors I was not aware I did or did not exhibit, which was very important for me to learn.
Watching other students run through their scenarios was also quite helpful because it acted as virtual additional runs for me to help me learn more and solidify as much of the new information as possible. Taking the course multiple times would be very helpful, I believe!
Thank you Trek and Cadre for all of your hard work and excellent teaching!