FAQ

Team Leader Chuck Knutson on Tactical Rappel

Team Leader Chuck Knutson on Tactical Rappel

Will I receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course?

Yes, VAW issues certificates of completion.

Do I need to be in shape to take your courses?

VAW requires that all course attendees are in good health.  We do not want you to risk injury to yourself or others if you are physically unable to negotiate training.  If you have questions about this, please use our contact form on the enrollment page.

What are some of the subjects you teach?

•Firearms safety
•Principle and theory of firearm operation
•Ammunition choices and characteristics
•Shooting principles & techniques
•Aiming principles including monocular versus binocular
•Tactical principles, guidelines, and techniques
•Negotiating obstacles and creating obstacles
•Room entry and clearing
•Combat reloading
•Active and passive defense plans
•Establishing security zones and engagement zones
•Communicating with family and with law enforcement
•Fields of fire
•House searching tactics such as room clearing, and managing danger areas like stairwells, doorways, and hallways
•Engaging assailants
•Safe Interaction with responding emergency personnel and investigating officers

Do you teach Women?

Yes, here is a photo of Jaime displaying her Marine skills with a fully automatic
sub-machine gun.

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Do you have Group Rates?

Yes, VAW offers group rates as well as executive outings and corporate team building exercises.

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