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Tactical Weapons Handling for Actors and Stunt People

Tactical Weapons Handling for Actors and Stunt People

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Price: $195.00 per person

This program was designed specifically for the motion picture industry in conjunction with professional actors and stuntpersons. Taught by a former Special Agent tactical firearms instructor assigned to the DEA/FBI Academy, this course will teach you to operate a weapon in the same manner as highly trained federal agents. You will learn to handle a firearm and move like a professional, bringing authenticity to action roles requiring the use of a semi-automatic pistol. Students will also get the opportunity to utilize our Meggitt Firearms Training Simulator, an exciting training platform generally available only to law enforcement and specialized military units. The weapons used in this class will be inert, non-firing “Red Handles”.

weapons handling for actorsThis course is open to all actors and stunt people.

Instructor: David Katz

Instructor Bios:

David S. Katz, a former Senior Special Agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration, is an expert in conducting complex international criminal investigations, high-risk arrests, undercover operations, physical/technical surveillance, and intelligence analysis. A master tactical shooting instructor and a recognized authority in the field of law enforcement arrest and defensive tactics, Katz spent four years as an instructor at the FBI/DEA academy at Quantico and has provided training to literally thousands of federal agents, law enforcement officers and specialized military and special operations units around the world. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Global Security Group, Inc.(GSG), a company specializing in security consulting, crisis and risk management, specialized training,
protective services, investigations, and counter terrorism. David is co-author of “Executive’s Guide to Personal Security” (Wiley & Sons, Inc.), “Personal Safety While Traveling Abroad on Business” (Loss Prevention Magazine) and many other published works. He is a frequent guest on Fox News, CNN and other national and locally broadcast television and radio programs.

Mark J. Novak, is a retired Captain with the NYPD and is GSG’s President and COO. Mark spent over twenty years in the NYPD during which time he responded to hundreds of large scale incidents and emergencies throughout New York City. From 1997 to 2001, he was a member of the NYPD’s COBRA team which was trained and equipped to respond to a chemical, biological or radiological attack or release within NYC. Throughout Mark’s career, he received extensive training from agencies such as the NYPD, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the City’s Office of Emergency Management. Topics included physical security, critical incident preparedness, counter terrorism, the national incident management system, hazardous materials, chemical nuclear and biological weapons, disorder control and emergency management among others. As a Captain, he served numerous times in the roll of incident commander at emergency scenes, including many biological or chemical threat incidents. While in the Detective Bureau, he oversaw numerous high profile and sensitive investigations. Mark was also assigned to the security details for the last three United Nations General Assemblies, the World Trade Organization Meeting (2002) and the Republican National Convention.