When Things Go Bad

Class Flow: INTENSE (students can expect full day of movement, physicality, and shooting from uncommon positions).

Life happens. Bad things happen. For this reason we need to train for when things aren’t all rainbows and kittens. When Things Go Bad is built around the fact that in a defensive situation, we may lose the ability to employ the perfect shooting techniques or have the support of both hands by injury or need. This class is designed to prepare the student to keep their handgun up and running regardless of the situation.

This class is for the intermediate to experienced shooter who understands and applies the four rules of responsible firearms handling as a way of life. Students should be absolutely competent in manipulating a handgun with both hands available. This class is stressful and will test those who attend.

Law Enforcement: This course is MCOLES certified through MDFI and counts toward training credit.

In-depth Firearms Responsibility (safety) and Medical Briefing

Shooting From Uncommon Positions

Engaging Close Proximity Threats

Strong-Hand/Support-Hand Only Shooting Techniques

Keeping the Gun Fed Strong-Hand/Support-Hand Only

Strong-Hand/Support-Hand Only Manipulations

Required

Handgun
(we HIGHLY recommend you train with your carry handgun)

400 Rounds of Ammunition

3 Magazines
(You may want more if you magazine capacity is 10 or less)

Quality Holster
(See FAQ for allowed types)

Magazine Carrier

Eye + Ear Protection

YOU MUST BRING YOUR CPL
(or LE CREDENTIALS or NON-CPL WAIVER) TO CLASS.

Recommended

Knee Pads / Elbow Pads

Clothing You Don't Mind Getting Dirty / Damaged

Appropriate Clothing for Weather

Sunscreen / Insect Repellent

Folding Canopy, Table and/or Chair

Snacks + Drink for 8 Hours of Training

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PASS THE MDFI FOUNDATION HANDGUN QUALIFIER AT THE BEGINNING OF THE DAY TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS. For target qualification, click here (instructions on page 2).

MDFI Foundation Handgun or equivalent (email us for approval if a non-MDFI class)

Valid Concealed Weapon License or Law Enforcement Credentials (if you do not have either, email us for instructions).

Must have working operational knowledge of the firearm you bring to class (i.e know how to load/unload safely).

MUST KNOW, UNDERSTAND AND APPLY THE FOUR LIFE RULES OF RESPONSIBLE FIREARMS HANDLING AT ALL TIMES. See video below.

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by Tosh on Class: When Things Go Bad

When Things Go Bad is a great complement to Handgun Cover + Movement. Many of the topics are related, and while C + M is more physically taxing, WTGB introduces many unique situations such as contact shooting, retention shooting, and how to shoot and manipulate the gun with an injury. As always, the cadre provides an exceptional and controlled atmosphere to train in concepts that we normally cannot do on the range. Thanks again guys!

by John on Class: When Things Go Bad

This course is highly recommended for anyone interested to learn how to fight with a handgun from extremely close distances and from the ground. Skills included safe operation of the gun based on unconventional but realistic possible circumstances. The instruction was outstanding. Thank you.

AVAILABLE CLASSES

This course requires one or more MDFI Foundation Level classes as a pre-requisite therefor registration is only open to MDFI Alumni (when logged into their account). If you are not an Alumni and would like to attend and believe you have the pre-requisites, please email us with a copy of your training certificates to start the registration process.

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by Tosh on Class: When Things Go Bad

When Things Go Bad is a great complement to Handgun Cover + Movement. Many of the topics are related, and while C + M is more physically taxing, WTGB introduces many unique situations such as contact shooting, retention shooting, and how to shoot and manipulate the gun with an injury. As always, the cadre provides an exceptional and controlled atmosphere to train in concepts that we normally cannot do on the range. Thanks again guys!

by John on Class: When Things Go Bad

This course is highly recommended for anyone interested to learn how to fight with a handgun from extremely close distances and from the ground. Skills included safe operation of the gun based on unconventional but realistic possible circumstances. The instruction was outstanding. Thank you.