Review of Boyette Solutions Training 23-24 March 2019 PDW | AR-15 Owners Course

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  1. JBoyette

    JBoyette Well-Known Member

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    Summary,

    I would like to run some numbers for you all so you can see how well the course went and understand the level of competence the students are at. Each student was aware of the condition of their firearm and maintained personal firearm safety to the proper level. On Saturday the PDW Course was four students, each student shot about 500 rounds each in 6 hours. On Sunday, two students for the AR-15 Owners Course shot about 350 rounds of ammunition in 3 hours. That is a total of 3000 rounds shot is 9 hours of training by us seven “including me and my demos” or 333.33 rounds an hour with no injuries or firearm safety violations. Thank you for being so proactive!

    PDW Course
    The class started on time and finished 45 min’s early while following all points outlined in the posted syllabus for this course.

    Firearms used: 2x CZ Scorpions 9mm, 1x Ruger PCC 9mm, 1x Kriss Vector 45 Auto
    Optics: Trijicon RMR, EO Tech, Aimpoint, Halosun
    Firearm Malfunctions: None
    Skill development drills: Shooting out to 100yds, manual of arms, high-low ready, standing, kneeling, supine prone, controlled pairs, Triple taps, Mozambique, Anti-armor, Highsmith, Set it Off, Trifection
    Qualification shot: FBI SWAT Submachinegun, North Carolina Justice Academy Submachinegun

    AR-15 Owners Course
    The class started on time and finished 15 minutes past scheduled time, the posted syllabus was followed.

    Firearms used: 1x PSA AR pistol, 1x S&W M&P-15
    Optics: Burris RDS, Aimpoint RDS
    Firearm Malfunctions: 1 Home built rifle had a failure to extract steel cased 55grn ammunition.
    Skill development drills: rhythm of fire, zero at 200yds, engagement to 550yds, spotting bullet trace with spotting scope, flash sight picture, trigger reset, 2,3,4 round shot strings, mechanical offset.
    Qualification shot: NONE

    Every students Take home’s: Certificate of completion, Alumni challenge coin, 36 page practice drill book of pistol - carbine - PDW shooting drills.

    Thank you for all who attended.

    John
     
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  2. fsj80

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    Great class as usual, @JBoyette

    One correction: I shot a PSA AR pistol with a Vortex Venom RDS. It was in a Burris mount, though

    Admittedly, I am still an AR newbie but it was great to learn the techniques taught in this class and what I need to work on in my own time. I am already trying to figure out how to use some of these techniques at my more restricted range (FLD) but think I can make them work after talking with Paul

    I decided to run my 10.5” AR pistol for this and found out I probably need to go with an 11.5-12.5” instead. It was nimble but a little small for me and my support hand placement took more forethought than necessary (my pointer finger got singed a couple times on the flash can). And I definitely need more time behind a RDS to get comfortable
     
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    9outof10mms Purveyor of Professional Enginerding Supporting Member

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    If anyone is on the fence about taking one of @JBoyette 's classes, quit thinking and jump in. I've watched John offer classes for the past 10-ish years on the various iterations of this forum, and knew had a good reputation. I got to experience it firsthand this past weekend. I didn't detect any ego, no attitude--both things are easy to permeate this type of activity. John's got opinions and experiences, but he's not there to cram them down your throat. All he asks is you try it--the end. You decide if it works for you. Hate to say it, but I expected a bunch of browbeating just given the fact that we were playing with guns and John's resume is pretty impressive. I was mistaken.

    Good work, John. Welcome back to the training world. Hope you stick around a while.

    Now to get you mobile somehow so you can bring your training to other metro areas (i.e. Charlotte). If it weren't a nice 2-hour drive all the way out 24/27 I'd complain about it!
     
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