Tactical Training for Actors

Tactical Training for Actors

Take a hands-on tactical training course specifically designed for actors, film fighters, stunt performers, and writers taught by veteran Law Enforcement trainer, Kevin McMahon. Kevin has spent over 20 years training Bergen County Sheriff’s Officers and will give you the fundamental skills and confidence to accurately and realistically portray a character who is required to handle a firearm.

There will be a Level 1 and 2 offered this day along with a special session for returning participants.

Level 1: 12:00pm-3:45pm

Level 1 Seminar includes:
Handle Real Firearms. Know the reality when using the props.
Weapon Nomenclature
“Set-iquette” for firearms
Gun Handling and Drawing
Individual Movement with a Gun & Taking a corner

Level 2: 4:00pm-8:00pm

Level 2 Seminar includes:
Team Movement & Positioning
Hallway Movements
Gun Disarms
Door Breaches
Room Clearing Scenarios

Participants will practice working with guns during reality based training scenarios in a controlled environment. The Level 2 seminar will end with training scenarios where you’ll be divided into Officers and Criminals and have to clear a room of bad guys!
To participate in Level 2 you must take (or have taken) Level 1.

Took Level 1 & 2 in the past?

You will receive an email soon about a special concurrent session this day from 12pm-8pm. This time we will be focusing on Filming Applications:
Safe gun use for camera (ie. where to point that thing)
Filming choreography with gun disarm
Mimicking recoil and gun shot wounds
This special session will be $125 if registered before September 30th and $175 thereafter.

WHERE: Ripley Grier – 939 Eighth Avenue (Bet. 55th & 56th Streets) Room 3A
TIME: Noon – 8:00pm
COST: Each level is $75 each or $125 for both (late registration $100 each or $175 total).

Payments after September 30th:
Level 1: $100.00

Level 2: $100.00
Both Levels: $175.00

Payment can also be made through PayPal to jared@jaredkirby.com