Buckeye Firearms Foundation


Clint Lake 
Buckeye Firearms Association 


Sunday July 13, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT


Greene County Fish & Game Club 
1538 Union Road
Xenia, OH 45385

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BFA Pistol Basics with Dave Spaulding - July 13 

Here's your chance to train with one of America's premier self-defense experts. There are few handgun teachers who can match Dave's experience or expertise.

This course will show you how to effectively use your handgun for real-world combat in a life-or-death situation. This includes:

  • Developing the Combative Mind
  • The use of NLP to enhance shooting skill
  • Fundamentals: grip, trigger control, sight alignment/picture, body position, etc.
  • Ready positions and their use
  • Holster skills
  • Reloading
  • Malfunction clearances
  • One hand manipulation
  • Point shooting v. sighted fire
  • Movement in conflict

What you will need:

  • A valid concealed carry license/permit from Ohio or another state
  • Ammo: approx 300-400 rounds
  • Strong side holster (IWB or OWB) - no cross draw, shoulder, or middle-of-back holsters
  • Magazine carrier and extra magazines
  • Apparel appropriate for the weather (rain or shine)
  • Lunch and hydration
  • Hearing and eye protection
  • Billed hat

COST: $150 per person. A maximum of 30 spots are available.

A portion of your entry fee benefits Buckeye Firearms Association.

About Dave Spaulding:

Click here to visit Dave's website.

Dave Spaulding By training instructors from across the globe, Dave is recognized and respected worldwide as a leading authority in realistic combat handgun training. The author of two highly acclaimed books, HANDGUN COMBATIVES, and DEFENSIVE LIVING; and over 1,000 articles for COMBAT HANDGUNS, GUNS AND WEAPONS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT, PETERSEN'S HANDGUNS, SWAT, POLICE, AMERICAN COP, LAW & ORDER, TACTICAL RESPONSE, LAW OFFICER MAGAZINE, LAWOFFICER.COM, THE AMERICAN HANDGUNNER MAGAZINE, and GUNSGUNSGUNS.NET. Dave has taught reality based firearms courses coast to coast across North America, including his renowned HANDGUN COMBATIVES course.

Dave was awarded the 2010 Law Officer Trainer of the Year at the International Law Enforcement Trainer and Educators Association’s Conference in Chicago. He has 36 years of Law Enforcement & Federal Security experience. Dave was a founding member of his Agency’s SWAT Team, and he spent 12 years as its training officer.

Dave spent five years as a full-time use-of-force instructor, and another five years as the commander of a multi-jurisdictional drug task force, working major narcotics cases from Seattle to Miami. During his years in SWAT and the drug task force, Dave performed hundreds of high-risk, forced entries into the lair of heavily armed felons. Working all aspects of law enforcement, including: corrections, communications, patrol, homicide detective, burglary investigations, evidence collection, and a long-term, high-risk, deep- undercover operation; Dave honorably retired at the rank of Lieutenant.

Dave is a graduate of most of the major shooting schools including the highly-acclaimed CRUCIBLE, Thunder Ranch, Gunsite, Mid-South Institute of Self-Defense Shooting, Smith & Wesson Academy, SIG-Arms Academy, Chapman Academy, Heckler & Koch International Training Division, Lethal Force Institute, Beretta Training Division, CQB Services, Ltd. and Defense Training International. Dave has been chosen by nationally represented selection committees to train instructors at the prestigious International Training Conferences of The American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers (ASLET), The International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI), and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).