WELCOME TO YOUR COMPETITION HANDGUN TRAINING PROGRAM FOR USPSA 
A Year Long Competitive Shooting Course Designed With Pre-, During-and Post-Season Training Cycles To Help You Develop The Skills Necessary To Win Matches & Level Up In The United States Practical Shooting Association
 
I’d Like To Give You The Program I Made For Myself That's Led To My Success

From: Mike Seeklander, Professional Firearms Instructor

Former U.S. Marine, Federal Air Marshall, Police Officer and Federal firearms instructor. Currently I'm ranked as a Grandmaster in multiple divisions by the USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) and a Master by the IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association). 

I'm a nationally ranked competitor on the practical handgun competition circuit with numerous wins at major matches including the 2018 IDPA Nationals in ESP (Enhanced Service Pistol) Division and Overall Score, Two (2) BUG (Back up gun) aka “carry gun” IDPA National Titles, One (1) Production Division World Speed Shooting Championship Title, Ten (10) Area Championships, and estimated Twenty (20) State Championships.
Dear Competitive Shooter,

This training program will take you to the next level in your skill development. I hope that it helps you accomplish your shooting goals, and teaches you how to train.  

As a complete training program designed for the practical shooter, this course will give you a complete and functional training program designed to introduce and dramatically increase skills needed to perform your best in practical handgun competitions. No matter where you are in your skill level, this program will take you higher. Dozens of competitive shooters have used this program to win their class, division, or regional titles! 

It is a comprehensive program that contains:
          • Planning/Goal Setting Concepts
          • A Full Mental Training Routine
          • Firearm Training Drills (including a full week by week training program)
          • Daily Training Plans
          • Monthly Training Matrix
          • Training Log Sheets
          • Visual Training Sessions
          • Physical Fitness Guidelines
          • Game Day Quizzes (Matches)
          • Yearly Plan
          • And more!
Whenever I teach a class, I try to give a clear and concise statement at the start of the class describing what the class will do for the student. I would like to do the same thing for this program. 
Only you can ultimately guarantee your success with consistent hard work, but this program will give you a clear path to follow on the road to that success. I expect you may jump one or more classes at least if you complete this program from start to finish, and most of you will reach the upper classes (Master or Grandmaster) of the USPSA or IDPA classifications if you follow it for a year or more
The biggest obstacle to most people reaching their shooting goals is the lack of a definitive plan. This book and the program contained inside it has done the work of creating a plan for you. If you are a shooting athlete in the practical shooting circuit (consisting of IDPA, USPSA, or specialty sports like Steel Challenge and NRA Bianchi), this book will give you a solid training program to follow for the shooting season. 
This program is complete and ready for you to execute now, and if you’ll work it...it’ll result in your success!
This program is equally effective for either IDPA or USPSA and will also help you succeed in the specialty sports. When creating this program, I knew that it would be used by athletes that specialized in USPSA, as well as IDPA (and maybe the specialty sports too). Therefore, I designed it to work just as efficiently for each sport. 
The key to success in any sport is performing the techniques required to win on demand. The athletes winning USPSA are the same ones winning IDPA. The commonality is in the shooting. 
The training drills you will do with this program are designed as dual-use drills. You will modify them slightly when you decide to use them for another sport like IDPA, by simply putting on a cover garment or adding a piece of simulated cover to work around. I will expand more after you sign up!
I design my programs for an entire season and break down the season into post-, pre-and during-season areas. This allows the athlete to go through cycles where they are focusing on key components that need to be done to succeed, all of which are not necessarily (shooting) training. 
Preparation is much deeper than just going to the range to practice, and this program will take you through all phases of preparation, including gear selection and preparation. 
The program is a year in length, as I will address and assign you things to do in your off season. The live fire (in season) training cycle will be sixteen (16) weeks in length. I will also give you some tips on maintaining your skills after you have finished the 16 week cycle. 
You will complete the program over an entire shooting season, which for almost all shooting sports is from February through October.
I recommend that you set yourself a target date so that you can finalize your 16-week program a month or more before the biggest match you plan to shoot in the season. This will allow you to modify and fine-tune your skills, so that you peak and are at your best during that big match.
Pick Up Your Competition Handgun Training Program (YCHTP) Today!
"Mike has managed to pave a very defined and logical path to success...one that I’m confident that anyone who is interested in improving their shooting will benefit from. I only wish he would have written this book 15 years ago!" - Phil Strader, Former President of the USPSA
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What's Inside Your Competition Handgun Training Program
VIDEO TRAINING
(35-Videos, 3-Hours)
 11 Dry Fire Drills 
 13 Live Fire Drills
3 TRAINING BOOKS
 Competition Handgun Training Program
 Competition Handgun Training Drills 
 Competition Handgun Training Logbook
Your Competition Handgun Training Drills book contains the drills (and only the drills) found in the program in the book. It's a great, condensed version to bring to the range and practice. These drills are designed to teach the shooter the critical skills necessary to excel in practical shooting.

It is meant to be used as a range guide for those that do not want to print the drills, or by shooters that want to use the drills to design their own program. The full training program is recommended for those wishing to really excel.
Your Competition Handgun Training Logbook is pre-formatted to work directly with the full training program that can be found in the book.  It includes a goal setting and mental program worksheets, dry-fire, live-fire, and skills test log pages as well as the skills test and tracking sheet. Training is the key to your success, but without tracking you lose half of its value. Use this logbook to track your results!
35 Videos
3 Hours
11 Dry Fire Drills | 13 Live Fire Drills
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This complete Competitive Handgun training system includes Your Competition Handgun Training Program Book, your Training Drills Book, your Training Logbook, and the 35 video library that will take your skills to the next level!
Your Competition Handgun Training Program Book is the most in-depth guide on the topic ever created that actually gives you actionable steps to improve your skills.
Chapter1: Introduction To The Program
 Overview of the Program including Program Length, Techniques Covered & Training Modules in the Program
 Pieces of the Program And How To Use Them (Yearly Plan, Training Matrix, Daily Training Plan, Training Drills, Log Sheets) 
 Program Principles (principles of an effective training program)
Chapter 2: Setting Your Goals
 Goal setting will be a critical aspect of realizing your desires, and will be a big portion of the planning process needed to ensure your success
 Goes over the Three (3) types of goals that you need to have in place to reach an overall goal
 Discusses how to write down your goals
Chapter 3: Dry Fire Training Module
 Dry fire training allows you to work on your manipulation skills from anywhere - theses are the skills you need to practice until your muscles memorize the movements so that they work the way you want them to under stress in matches
 You will practice and work on your TTS (Technical Training Speed) and your MTTS (Maximum TTS) 
 Drills come with easy to follow instructions with images on how to perform each drill
Chapter 4: Live Fire Training Module
 You will follow different live fire schedules based on if you are in post-, pre- or during-season training
 You will have Micro drills that focus on individual movements and Macro drills that focus on working multiple movements together
 Drills come with easy to follow instructions with images and videos on how to perform each drill
Chapter 5: Mental Toughness Routine
 Understand the difference between Mental Toughness vs. Mental Connection
 I will go over the Mental Toughness Routine (breathing exercises, success statement, self image booster, visualizations)
 Understand the difference between Active vs. Passive visualization
Chapter 6: Physical Fitness
 I'll go over Physical Fitness Basics (strength, cardiovascular, plyometric and flexibility training)
 I will show you how to analyze your needs a build a specific program that meets those needs
 I'll cover Common Mistakes to avoid made by shooters in their fitness programs
Chapter 7: Visual Training Module
Not many of us were born with the desire to harm others. Therefore, this chapter will:
 I'll go over the skills trained in the Visual Training System (Static/Dynamic Visual Acuity, Visual Motor Skills, Perceptual Skills, Decisive Skills & Peripheral Awareness)
 I'll help you under what these Visual Skills are and why it's important to work on each one
 I'll provide Vision Training Drills to get your vision skills working at their max
Chapter 8: Cross-Training Module
This chapter covers the benefits of cross-training and how to use these same training principles for USPSA/IDPA to another specialty like Steel Challenge and the Bianchi Cup.
Chapter 9: Documenting Paperwork
This chapter covers an overview of why training logs are so important in your development and how to use the training logs I've created to track your dryfire, live fire and match progress.
Chapter 10: Game Day Performance
Before going into your match, it's helpful to have a system in place to make sure your head is in the right place.
 Covers Pre-Game Preparation, During-Game Actions and Post-Game Activities for a solid match routine
(BONUS Chapter 1) Selecting & Setting Up Your Guns & Gear
In this chapter will show you how to pick the proper equipment including the key ingredient, firearms. I will try to show you how to avoid the equipment race, and try to give you some tips on gear. I'll then cover some modifications you can do to your gun and gear to give you an upper hand.
(BONUS Chapter 2) Supporting Your Activities Through Sponsorship
Successful sponsorship is about understanding the sales and marketing processes of the companies that you wish to represent and get sponsored by
 I go over the performance standards you need to hit in order to have sponsors take an interest in you
 I cover how to collect leads and do your part to make companies know you are already supporting their gear
 I explain the Athlete / Sponsorship relationship and how to make a mutually beneficial partnership
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What You'll Get:
  • Downloadable Access To All 35 Technique & Firearm Drill Training Videos ($347 Value) - Be able to easily train at home or download and take to the gym or range with you on your phone or tablet
  • Members Only ZOOM Video Group Coaching Sessions ($197 Value) where I'll have you turn on your camera and watch and critique your technique!
  • Downloadable Access To All Current & Future Competitive Handgun Live Training Session Replays ($97+ Value)
  • Your Competition Handgun Training Program 300+ Page PDF ($67 Value)
  • Your Competition Handgun Training Drills Book  PDF so you don't have to scroll through big program book to the range ($17 Value)
  • Training Log PDF To Keep Track Of Your Improvements ($17 Value)
  • BONUS Visual Training System PDF that addresses developing your visual skills to the next level. The faster you can see, the faster you can recognize and shoot. ($17 Value)
  • BONUS Handgun Skills Test that is great to take before you begin the program (if you already have some experience), as well as during your use of my program to measure where you are in terms of skill ($17 Value)
  • Shooting Performance Members Only Private Facebook Group (Priceless)
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New Shooter CoolFire Trainer Handgun 10-Part Video Series
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ALL top shooters supplement live fire training with dryfire because they can do it anywhere and still keep their skills sharp. This will help you make the most of your at home dryfire training. 
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Stage Breakdown Video Series
$27 Value
This will help you understand what's going on in my head when I'm going through a stage so you can start thinking differently and becoming more aware of everything involved with successfully completing stages.
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Competition Shooting Technique Primer PDF
$27 Value
This covers:
     - The Firing Cycle
     - Trigger Management
     - Grip Management / Recoil Control
     - Reloading Skills including Saved Magazine Loads, Tactical Reload, Unsaved Magazine Loads and Emergency Reloads
     - Shooting On The Move
     - Pivoting And Stepping
     - Target Index Points
     - Principles of All Activator Type Targets like Swingers, Sliders, Bobbers, Clam Shells and Drop-Turners
That's $833 In Competitive Shooting Training!
HOWEVER because I want to get as many people shooting competitively as possible, I'm not going to charge close to that...
A 1-Day private lesson with me costs you over $800 and once the day is over, you have nothing to go back to that helps keep up with your training.
And if you act today I'm not going to even ask for half of that!
Normally this program retails for $199, but when you act today you can claim your copy of Your Competition Handgun Training Program for ONLY $37!!
AND with Your Competition Handgun Training Program, you'll have lifetime access to over 3 hours of video training that you can go back to and review at anytime PLUS you can ask me questions throughout the season in the PRIVATE Facebook group, to an exclusive email address and on future live streams I'll be doing ALL YEAR LONG!
To Recap: That's $827 of PREMIUM Competitive Handgun Training that's helped me win nearly 30 STATE/AREA CHAMPIONSHIPS and 3 IDPA National Titles for ONLY $37!
HURRY THOUGH! I reserve the right to change my mind and put this year long competitive shooting program back at $199 at ANY TIME!
 
MY GUARANTEE TO YOU: I'm so confident that this course will get you reaching your competition handgun goals faster than any other program out there, I'm ALSO giving you a 60-Day Money Back Guarantee! That's right, if after the first 60-Days of following the program you aren't faster, more accurate and more confident with your competitive shooting skills, send me an email and I'll give you a no-questions-asked refund. 

This powerful program will show you the concepts, routines and drills necessary to win you matches... You'll get 35 Training Videos & 3 Books - Your Competition Handgun Training Program Book, Drills Book & Training Logbook PLUS Your 3 BONUSES Including The New Shooter Training, Stage Breakdown Video Series AND Your Shooting Technique Primer ($827 TOTAL VALUE)!

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What Makes A Training Program Effective
The Six Areas of Success
In order for a training program to be effective, you must consistently practice all your skills in different ways.
The following is the minimum I recommend if you are very serious and want to really increase your skill over a shooting season. The program can/should be repeated over multiple seasons, and one of the later chapters of this book discusses the process of reviewing your season notes and modifying your program.
The program consists of three separate phases of training. These three phases will increase in difficulty as you go through the program. Phase II and III will include tougher drills because of the increased distances and more complex drills. 
All training drills are simple, yet effective.

 
There are six key areas that you will focus on to ensure your success. They are: 
     • Live Fire Training
     • Dry Fire Training 
     • Visual Training 
     • Mental Training
     • Physical Fitness 
     • Game Day Quizzes (Matches)
Live Fire: Three (3) One-Hour Live Fire Sessions Per Week
Dry Fire: Three+ (3-5) 15-Minute  Dry Fire Sessions Per Week to Focus on Manipulation Skills
Visual Training: Three (3) 20-Minute Visual Training Sessions Per Week
Mental Toughness Routine: Weekly mental toughness routines to help you connect better with what you are doing and perform on demand
Physical Fitness: Three (3) One-Hour Physical Fitness Training Sessions Per Week
Matchs: One (1) Club / Local Match Per Month as a Way To Assess Our Skills and See If Our Program Is Working. Evaluating your skill by taking small "quizzes" along the way is the key.
The symbiotic effect of doing all of these training modules in a systematic manner will increase your skill more than the raw results of the area alone. 
Your training program is a systematic set of processes that will give you the skills needed to reach your goal, rather than a random set of practice sessions that are unlikely to work as well. 
You will make much more progress with this program than just by doing random training drills.
Program Principles of Effective Training
In order for a training program to be effective, it must follow certain principles. Failure to contain or follow even one of these principles will render a program ineffective. Although I have provided a program for you in this program, by the end of it you should thoroughly understand how to develop your own program. Validate your program by comparing it against these principles on a regular basis. 
1) Training Drills Must Be Designed Correctly
This is the first validation of your program. It could not be simpler, but this is often the area that I see wrong with most programs and/or drills that I have come across during my career. The learning goals must be thought out and clearly defined, and then applied throughout the drills.
Even programs developed with the best intent will be prolematic if you don't pay attention to design. I will expand on this in the "Training Design Cycle" section. The two key areas you should validate in the design of your program are:
a. Skills developed must be compatible with the key factors involved: Environment, Gear, and Dynamics. This means that you must ensure that you are developing skills that correlate with the circumstances you might need them. For example, if you lived in an extremely cold climate, and spent your training time in an indoor range, you may never learn what it is like to shoot with gloves on, yet you likely wear them everyday.
b. Skills developed must replicate the actual key skills needed. I feely admit that this is an area that some really good shooters/operators argue about, because everyone has a slightly different idea about techniques and tactics.
2) Training Repetitions Must Be Executed Perfectly
This principle is simple, and is a key component to success. Repetitions must be done as correctly as possible or the skills developed will be wrong and under duress the skill developed will not give the result desired.
3) Training Sessions Must Be Done At Regular Intervals
In order to develop skill (purpose of training), the brain and neuromuscular system must be exposed to developmental sessions on a regular basis. How often is very much debated. It will generally depend on one's goal.
But across the board almost all of the experts agree that development must take place a minimum of two times every week during the initial learning phase
In order to maintain a skill only one time per week may be necessary.
4) Training Sessions Must Be Documented
In order to monitor the program's success, training programs must be documented. Key metrics should be written down for future reference, and you will use this data to modify the program as you go.
5) Skills And Abilities Developed Must Be Measured
Simply "feeling" that you are improving is unproductive. Take the time to record and measure your skills on are regular basis. Someone once said, "if you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it." 
Measure your skills regularly to guide you through the program modification phase. Measurement may consist of time facors or accuracy factors or a combination of both with a keen awareness that tactical procedures are followed.
6) The Program Must Be Modified Based On Results (Game Day)
A good training program MUST be modified. If not, results will stagnate and skills will remain in one place. Unless you desire this, you will need to reflect on you training logs and modify your program to continue your development.
Parts That Make Up An Effective Training Program
A full training program has multiple parts. Each has a purpose in keeping your training organized and executable.
I will develop some parts of your program in this program, such as the drills, schedule, phases, etc. You should do the others. Your yearly plan and monthly training matrix must be planned and built by you as only you know your schedule. 
Let me introduce you to the parts of a full program:
Yearly Plan
This document (you could build a written document or use a calendar) give you the big picture. It includes the entire yearly training sessions and events you plan to attend. It doesn't really matter if you are working toward a competitive goal or a combative goal; it is good to have a document so you can view the entire year.
Normally, I recommend that you do training in cycles, specializing on one skill area or weapon type at a time, with support training done for the other skills or weapon systems.
Your goals will dictate how your year is broken down. 
Since you are interested in honing your defensive handgun skills, that will probably be your focus, but an example of honing that skill through a training cycle (8-12 weeks), and maintaining another might be found in someone who is in the military and needs to keep their skills sharp with a rifle or other weapon systems at the same time.
Monthly Training Matrix
This document is built to give you an overview of the training sessions you will do weekly. It gives a generic look at what type of training you will execute. Additionally, your matrix documents the frequency and duration of each training sessions. 
We all have busy lives and many of us have multiple training priorities. A monthly training matrix will help those that have numerous skills to maintain or develop stay organized and ensure they address ALL of their skill needs through the use of a dedicated planning and scheduling tool
If you are in a line of work that requires you to keep multiples skills honed, then laying out your monthly training blocks in some sort of matrix like this is a must.
Daily Training Plan
The training program in this book will provide your daily plan. After you complete the program, ensure you continue to have some sort of daily training plan for your sessions.
A daily training plan is just as simple as it sounds. It is a written plan that guides you through your training session. It should contain all the details about what you plan to do in that particular session, except the intimate details of each drill. That specific material is found on the drill sheets. 
If you plan your training in advance, you can type your training plans up and take notes, modifying them as necessary.
There is also nothing wrong with handwriting what you plan to do in a given session. Just make sure you have a plan before you hit the range.
Training Drills Sheets
Drill sheets include everything you would need to know about the drill, including purpose, target setup, round count, recommended repetitions, measurement metrics, visual cues, key points and drill details (what to do when performing). The drill sheets for the program in this book are in chapter 9 and include both live fire and dry fire drills.
The main thing to remember about the training drills is that they are each designed to allow you to work on key areas of skill, sort of like developing pieces of a puzzle. Then when you need to finally put any give puzzle together (lethal encounter), you can simply plug them in where necessary.
Documenting Paperwork
The name is self-explanatory. You will need to track your training performance so you know if you are improving, how fast, and what you need to do to shift course (I will discuss the training design cycle in another chapter in the program).
I use a training logbook to document my sessions with pre-formatted sheets. Each one is designed so I can easily document the session and how I performed. The sheets are also carefully designed to make sure that I document the things that I need to analyze my training and judge my results. 
I did not document the numbers in the past like I do now, and I regret that DEEPLY. The data I did not write down and overlooked may very well have taken me to new levels along the way.
Don't make the same mistake I did, and start documenting your progress today! Click the Green "YES" Button below to get the most complete defensive handgun training program on the market from one of the most reputable firearms instructors in the industry!
Frequently Asked Questions
I thought that you would have some questions, so I have decided to try and address them before you ask (once you have read this program, I am available for you if you have further questions—simply visit my website and email me or fill out the question form). They are as follows:
“This program is very detailed and specific. Is it necessary for me to follow it exactly?”
Answer: I recommend that you follow the program as closely as possible for the first 16weeks or more. I have done the work for you in this program, so you can focus on training! Small modifications are OK, but give the whole program a chance to succeed before you start modifying it.
“Can I use my own drills or drills from programs like Rob Leatham’s drillmaster, etc. with this program?” 
Answer: Yes, you may supplement the program with other drills as long as you have taken the time to ensure the additional drill is well designed. Do the drills that I have assigned in this program, and then add some additional drills to your training sessions if you choose to do so.
The drills don’t seem complex, like a stage would be. Will they teach me what I need to know?
Answer: Yes, you might be able to build and do more complicated drills, but all of mine are designed with the minimalist concept in mind. I know most of you have very limited time, equipment, and range limitations that require simple yet effective drills to do the job. With four targets, a few props, and key information I promise to teach you more with my drills than you would learn by setting up and shooting complex stages. I believe you should develop your skills and think of them like pieces of a puzzle. When you have to “put the puzzle together” i.e. shoot a complex stage, simply pick the pieces you need and fit them together.
How do I refer to the drills while at the range?
Answer: You can certainly take the book with you, but for your convenience I have included a smaller PDF version of the drills that you can take to the range in your members area.

A Message From Phil Strader

Former President of the USPSA
Shortly after buying Shooters Paradise in Woodbridge, VA, I had the urge to put together a competition shooting team. It started out as simply a way to give myself a small tax write off, but I figured I might as well help out a few friends along the way. I still remember having a conversation with one of my best friends, Ron Francisco, nearly 10 years ago. “You need to sponsor Mike Seeklander,” he said. “Mike who?” I responded.

Actually, I had met Mike a couple years earlier at the USPSA Limited Nationals but didn’t really remember...I know now that it was probably because he was unassuming and modest. Just a quiet guy who is now a top-level competitor and instructor, but you would never know it unless you pried it out of him yourself.

I’ll never forget our first trip together when we travelled to the 2003 South Carolina Section Championship. I had already established myself as a top contender in practical shooting, and Mike was the most inquisitive person I had ever met. 

He wanted to know everything from my training regiment, to what I saw when the gun fired, to what I ate before a match! I just assumed back then that he was merely making small talk. 

Now I realize that whenever I gave him my take on things, he was processing everything I said. He was systematically laying the bricks in the foundation of his future career as a professional shooter and instructor...whether we knew it or not!

Throughout the years, our jobs have changed, as well as our professional relationship. But I’ve still managed to see that he is one of the most analytical shooters on the planet. 

His questions and endless quest for knowledge surely didn’t stop with me. He went on to pick the brains of many of the best competitive and tactical operators in the world, morphing his findings with his own techniques and styles into an easily usable and understandable guide to success.

Mike has managed to pave a very defined and logical path to success...one that I’m confident that anyone who is interested in improving their shooting will benefit from. I only wish he would have written this book 15 years ago!

It is my hope that you will benefit from Mike’s hard work as much as he has. I can promise you that the only way to make it happen is to TRAIN HARD!

Phil Strader
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