Government Training Institute Newsletter August 2019

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Tactical Carbine Training
GTI Monthly Mission Brief

The Government Training Institute (GTI) was founded in 2003 to address needs of state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States with research based training. GTI's multiple courses contain a cooperative curriculum base and ongoing research from a staff with extensive operational military and law enforcement experience.
Upcoming Training Classes:

GTI delivers sound, tested, operational experience, and course development that makes up realistic, modern, and effective training classes. Click the links below to check out some of the classes we have coming up:

September 21 - 22 (Barnwell, SC)
Event - Guardian Competition Train-Up

Sept. 23 - October 9 (Barnwell, SC)

Sept. 23 - October 12 (Barnwell, SC)

Sept. 23 - October 14 (Barnwell, SC)
TYPE I Advanced SWAT

September 24 - 26 (Barnwell, SC)
Vehicle Assaults

September 28 - 29 (Barnwell, SC)
2 Day Tactical Carbine Shooting Course

October 7 - 13 (Barnwell, SC)

October 16 - 18 (Barnwell, SC)
Close Quarters Battle (CQB)

October 21 - 23 (Barnwell, SC)
Tactical Breaching

October 24 - 25 (Barnwell, SC)
Vehicle Assaults

Oct. 26 - November 1 (Barnwell, SC)
Joint Operations Center Exercise
Guardian Sniper Challenge

DHS Type III Advnaced SWAT

DHS Basic SWAT Training

Vehicle Assaults
September 28 - 29 Dutch Moyer
2 Day Tactical Carbine Training at GTI

Dutch Moyer 2 Day Tactical Carbine Training
This course provides an intermediate level of instruction to LE and exceptional Americans who already have a solid foundation in the fundamentals of rifle marksmanship. This class focuses on increasing the shooters carbine gunfighting skillsets. Shooters will participate in a variety of evolutions including individual and team movement while shooting, utilization of various forms of cover. In addition, Tactical and emergency reloads, malfunctions and kit placement.

Day 1: Safety Brief and intro, Clearing and loading procedures, Diagnostic Assessment, Review of the fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship, Weapon Zero and equipment configuration, Ready positions/Controlled Pairs, Alternate positions, Reloads, Malfunctions, 90/180 turns, Forward Movement, Lateral Movement, Multiple targets/next sight picture, Strong side/support side shooting and After Action Review.

Day 2: Cold Competition Shoot, Barricades, Movement to cover (Individual and Team), Vehicle Dynamics (inside and out), Get off the X drills, Scenario Training (steel, barricades, vehicles), Low light discussion and prep, Low Light Shooting (static and dynamic), After Action Review (social question and answer period).

**Registration is Restricted: Anyone not Active Law Enforcement or Military must first call Legion Director JT Timmons at 803-673-7044 for interview. Active LE/Military need to email a copy of their credentials to After verification students will be sent a registration link**
September 21 - 22 Guardian
Team Match Preparation Course

Guardian Team Match Preparation Course

GTI will be hosting a Team Match Preparation Course on Saturday Sept 21st and Sunday September 22nd. You have the option to signup for Saturday only ($160) or both days ($250). If you plan on shooting the upcoming Guardian Sniper match at GTI, Mammoth, Bushnell, Snipers Unknown or any similar field-style match, this course would be extremely beneficial for you!

Sniper matches are dynamic, require the ability to think and communicate on the fly and encompass a wide variety of fieldcraft skills in order to be successful. Brandon Zielinski and Brandon Hembree have designed a curriculum to teach individuals all the tricks of the trade. Topics include but are not limited to:
  • Gear Setup & Considerations
  • Team Communication
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Shooter Spotter Dialogue
  • Introduction and Practical Application of Field Skills (long list)
  • Organization & Planning
  • Time Management
  • Nutrition & Physical Conditioning
  • Packs, Clothing and Attire
Day 1: 60% Classroom, 20% Field Skills Application, 20% Range Time
Day 2: Classroom & Mock Team Sniper Stages (with critiques and demonstrations)

Signup for the Guardian Team Match Preparation Course while spots are still available. Lodging at GTI available @ $50 per night, Call 803-259-1935 to book your room.

The Tactical Games
The Tactical Games Recap

The Tactical Games were held at GTI August 10 - 11 and this was one event for the record books. The battles were unlike anything else these competitors ever faced. The environment was unforgiving and mother nature showed no mercy. We took the games to a whole other level with GTI as the battle grounds.

Vudoo Rimfire Match at GTI

July 27 we had our first ever .22LR only match as part of the official Vudoo Rimfire Series. The event featured urban and high angle shooting stations that testing the shooters and required them to resort back to their bread and butter skill sets.

Vudoo Rimfire Match at GTI
Congratulations To ATP Vendor High Speed Gear On Their New Marine Corp Contract!

High Speed Gear (HSGI)

ATP Vendor High Speed Gear (HSGI) just received a massive contract with the Marine Corp to provide double rifle mag pouches that can accommodate Magpul PMAGS. We couldn't be more happy for our friends at HSGI and know the Marines will be more than happy with their top notch products!

GTI Legion Gunfighter Carbine Phase 1 Training

GTI Legion Gunfighter Carbine Phase 2 Training

GTI Legion Tactical Carbine Course
GTI Legion Class Schedule

The GTI Legion program allows civilians access to the same fantastic instructors and training venues previously only accessible to Law Enforcement, Military and First Responders.

The GTI Legion courses are delivered at our Joint Operations Center in Barnwell SC unless otherwise noted.

August 17th 9:00am - 5:00pm
Gunfighter Training Pistol Phase 1

August 18th 9:00am - 5:00pm
Gunfighter Training Pistol Phase 2

August 31st 9:00am - 5:00pm
Gunfighter Training Carbine Phase 1

September 1st 9:00am - 5:00pm
Gunfighter Training Carbine Phase 2

September 21st - 22nd 9:00am - 5:00pm
Guardian Team Match Preparation Course

September 28th - 29th 9:00am - 5:00pm
2 Day Tactical Carbine Shooting Course

October 19th 9:00am - 5:00pm
Defensive Vehicle Tactics

October 26th 9:00am - 5:00pm
Gunfighter Training Pistol Phase 1

October 27th 9:00am - 5:00pm
Gunfighter Training Pistol Phase 2
GTI Shop

Make sure you stop by the GTI Store to see what new GTI Gear has been added!!

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