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Response To Active Shooter: Prevention, Response, Recovery


The course overviews key concepts and methodologies that influence security system design and procedures. Concepts include offense as a defensive tool, use of predictive profiling and security questioning, localized response capabilities, threat orientation versus risk orientation and quick recovery following an incident.

Course Itinerary

Day 1: Classroom

Prevention Methods review of how and why Israeli organizations developed prevention methods to counter active threats. These include the use of visual predictive profiling, questioning, “detection and analysis of people by action,” and the use of security rings as a security system.

Day 2: DT Hall

Defensive Krav Maga  introduction to Krav Maga. Exercise basic defense skills including:

  1. 360 degrees defense system
  2. Defense against knife
  3. Defense against baton
  4. Defense against a firearm

Day 3: Shooting Range

Israeli Fighting Method introduction and drills of several key concepts such as handgun tactical shooting positions, balancing between speed and accuracy, Israeli point shooting system, and concealing and cover. Key skills that will be acquired includes:

  • Trigger reset
  • Sight and target focus
  • Master/Dominate eye
  • Load – Unload
  • Draw from concealed
  • Shooting burst and different shooting rate of fire
  • Grip and one-hand shooting
  • Grip and two hand shooting
  • Rapid magazine change
  • Recognition and solving gun malfunction
  • Running with a gun and shooting after running
  • Open corners (concealment and cover)
  • Shooting at more than one target
  • Israeli final 50 round test

Instructor: H. Geri / I. Cohen

Length of Course: 3 Days (24 Hours)

Prerequisites: Civilians must have a current State-issued Concealed Carry Permit or comparable documentation and be capable of engaging in physically rigorous exercise and have no medical restrictions.

Who Should Attend: This course is open to civilians, active duty military, and sworn and retired law enforcement.

Course Requirements: 100% Attendance. Successfully complete all practical exercises, including 70% of speed/accuracy shooting test

Students must bring with them:

  • State-issued concealed carry license/permit or comparable documentation showing current criminal background check
  • Appropriate training attire
  • Eye & ear protection
  • Pistol + 3 Magazines (9 mm preferred)
  • Holster suitable for a rapid draw
  • Magazine pouch for two magazines
  • 250 pistol rounds

Certification: FORCE IMI Certification of Completion

Registration: Students must register online at FORCE IMI web site

Course Contact:

If you have any questions please contact Senior Instructor Haim Geri at

COVID-19 Business Statement

We are in compliance with the Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

To protect our employees and students, Force IMI will be exercising CDC protocols to maintain healthy business operations. Our goal is to keep a healthy training environment both in the classroom and on the shooting range. We do so by applying CDC policies and practices for social distancing. Social distancing means avoiding large gatherings and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet or 2 meters and performing routine environmental cleaning and disinfection). Please visit the CDC site for more information.

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