Kevin was super informative a a very pleasant instructor for both Quick Clot and my CPR/AED courses.
It’s why I only go to GFH, even if it is 80 miles away!
Hemorrhage Control with QuikClot™
Location: Woodland Park Range. Mobile training for this class is also available.
Course Level: Starter (What’s this?)
Who teaches this course?All of our high-level courses are taught by experienced professionals with the credentials to prove it. They are all trained and certified by the N.J. Police Training Commission, N.J. Department of Criminal Justice, and possess Federal Law Enforcement Instructor Certifications. They are experts in N.J. Use of Force Policies, and are always updating the course material with the latest use of force guidelines and case law. At GFH this is not a “hobby” but a full time, legitimate vocation. Any “instructor” can teach you anything, but only a select few can teach you the “why” or the “root of law” to justify your actions. If you were to use your newly acquired skills and you were required to justify your actions, at GFH all of our instructors are ready, willing, and able to testify in your defense as long as you had followed the training and procedures we provided. It does you and your loved ones no good if you survive the fight, and then spend the next thirty years in prison because of the wrong advice you were given by a part time amateur “instructor”.
Course Description:QuikClot® brand hemostatic agent, manufactured in the USA, saves lives by rapidly stopping bleeding. It is composed of an inert mineral substance that meets a variety of medical needs and applications, and changes the way we look at bleeding by giving first responders and others an additional tool that can save a life.
For the first time in history, we’ve put the ability to quickly stop bleeding from superficial wounds, minor cuts and abrasions into the hands of anyone who can tear open a package and follow a few simple directions. In addition to products for emergency response, we continue to innovate and deliver life saving products – for the soldier, fireman, first responder, law enforcement officer and surgeon. When blood loss is the concern, Gun For Hire’s QuikClot® course is the answer.
- What is QuikClot
- How to identify a wound that needs QuikClot
- How to apply QuikClot to a wound
- Other techniques to use with QuikClot
- What information you need to tell First Responders
- Comfortable clothing.
- Protective Pen
- First Steps Pistol
- First Steps Rifle
Dear Anthony, I found the First Steps course to be a very lively and spirited one.It is refreshing to be among a group of people who cherish the right to own firearms. Our instructor, Robert Howe, knows guns like the back of his hand and was quite helpful. It was a pleasure meeting you, Anthony, and I’m glad you made that cameo appearance in the classroom. Hopefully, one day the State of New Jersey will come to its senses and adopt rational firearms legislation. And when it does, we can all thank the outspoken proponents of Second Amendment rights like yourself. My Florida CCW application went out in the mail yesterday. I look forward to my next course at Guns For Hire.
Anthony, Thanks for a great experience for my son and I. We attended you “First steps pistol” course with Sandy yesterday and it was great! My son has had an interest in competitive shooting for several years and finally got the opportunity to learn from the pros at your facility. Everyone we came in contact with was very supportive and my son and I learned alot. We are looking forward to visiting often. Thanks again to everyone there for a GREAT experience!!!
Hi Anthony, Thanks for your email. Yes – I enjoyed the class yesterday; it was very informative and a good introduction to shooting safely. I now feel confident enough to go to the range and practice independently. However, I know that this is only an introduction and want to come back for further classes. I just wish you were closer than the 2 hour drive! But it was well worth it and will be seeing you again in 4-6 weeks hopefully. Many thanks.
Anthony and staff, I truly enjoyed and was extremely impressed with the extensive wealth of knowledge and your dead on approach to teaching firearms, First Steps to me. You covered an enormous amount of information in a short period of time and your teaching techniques and interaction with the students was remarkable, honest, and sincere. Absolutely can not say enough about the no B.S. way you people do your instruction and run the whole Gun For Hire Teaching / Training facility . Totally professional, yet very friendly, and by far the best firearms instruction I have ever seen. I am looking forward to continuing my training in other classes you offer in the near future. Thanks again!