We are proud to partner with the Longmont Police Department and Boulder County Sheriff’s Office to offer new classes open to the public!

Able Shepherd is a nationally recognized, Industry Leading Readiness Program focusing on Shootings and Violent Encounters. Developed by veteran US Navy SEAL and former CIA Protective Officer, Jimmy Graham. Jimmy and his expertly trained staff, pride themselves in guiding their students toward a realistic capability. Able Shepherd uses cutting edge technology and tactics to prepare students for the unknown.

Who: 
Responsible citizens, beginner to advanced, who are looking for a realistic application of shooting skills. Max: 10 Students per class.
What: 
4 sessions, each with Live-fire and Reality Based Training Simulations, designed to be taken individually or progressively to complement the next session.  Sign up for one class or all four!
Where: 
Longmont Police Department and Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Range and Training Center,
10916 County Road 5, Longmont, CO 80504
SAVE THE DATE – Future Training Events:
FEB 11 – Session 1: ARMED TACTICAL DEFENSE
APR 8 – Session 2: SINGLE PERSON ARMED TACTICAL MOVEMENT
JUL 15 – Session 3: TWO PERSON ENTRY AND CLEARANCE
OCT 14 – Session 4: HOSTAGE RESCUE
**Each class progressively builds on the last, but is basic enough to be taken as a stand alone.

Click on the dates below to log in or create a free account and register for class.

Session 1: Armed Tactical Defense

Course Description: In this course students will be presented with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform and understand the 3 handgun safety rules, drawing from a holster, and engaging targets at various distances.  Additionally, students will be presented with the skills to engage with targets transitioning from unarmed to armed.  In this course students will engage with live adversaries in reality based scenarios making split second decisions in order to defend themselves and those around them.

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Saturday, Feb 11 - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Session 2: Single Person Armed Tactical Movement

Course Description: In this course students will be presented with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform and understand the 3 handgun safety rules, drawing from a holster and engaging targets at various distances.  Additionally, students will be presented with the skills to engage with live adversaries in reality based scenarios making split second decisions in order to defend themselves while moving through multiple rooms.

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Saturday, April 8th - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Session 3: Two Person Entry and Clearance

Course Description: In this course students will be presented with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform and understand the 3 handgun safety rules, drawing from a holster and engaging targets at various distances.  Additionally, students will be presented with the skills to engage with live adversaries in reality based scenarios making split second decisions in order to defend themselves and their team while working together through multiple rooms.

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Saturday, July 15th - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Session 4: Hostage Rescue

Course Description:  In this course students will be presented with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform and understand the 3 handgun safety rules, drawing from a holster and engaging targets at various distances.  Additionally, students will be presented with the skills to engage with live adversaries in reality based scenarios making split second decisions in order to defend themselves and their team of multiple people while working together through multiple rooms to find and rescue a package and get out safely.

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Saturday, October 14th - 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 Students Are Responsible For the Following Materials:

  1. Pistol with 3 magazines (if you do not have 3 magazines we will use what you have or provide an alternative for you)
  2. 100 rounds of target ammunition (no steel ammo)
  3. approved holster* (if you do not have one, one will be available for use)
  4. dual magazine pouch
  5. hearing and eye protection
  6. Sack lunch
  7. Water Bottle

*Holster To be approved by Range Staff (Secure on hip @ 3 or 9 o’clock, Covers Trigger, Remains open for 1 handed re-holster)

Attire:

  • Clothing and footwear you can move freely in
  • Pants and belt to securely hold a holster

PREREQUISITE: There is no prerequisite for these courses.  Open to participants 18 years of age or older.

PRICE: $225 each class

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DISCLAIMER: Always obey all firearm safety rules when handling, shooting, cleaning, and storing firearms. Only practice live fire training at shooting ranges designed and appropriate for shooting live ammunition. The tips, opinions, techniques, and strategies on this website are for training purposes only. Only practice the techniques and strategies with trained and qualified professionals in an environment suitable for such training. Techniques and strategies on this website related to security protocols should be implemented by trained professionals in conjunction with a comprehensive security scheme. Techniques and strategies related to defending against active shooters and other violent encounters are constantly changing and evolving. Able Shepherd therefore does not guarantee any outcomes. The contents of this webpage and associated photos, video, graphics, or other materials may describe or reenact active shooter scenarios or other violent scenarios which may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.