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Tim Ford
This is my 3rd time with mark and it doesn't get much better ! A high level of instruction that you would be hard to find anywhere else in my opinion . You send emails , texts and you'll get a rapid response from him and when you complete the course you'll get the same aftercare , very efficient . Highly recommend !! Thanks again .
Maritime Firearms Refresher Course 7th February 2017
Nigel Hawkes
Very good course. Good facilities with a wide range of weapons used and plenty of time and tuition on each weapon. Mark runs the course in a relaxed but professional manner, his knowledge and experience is evident throughout. Overall a very good refresher course, the day is well structured and enjoyable.
Maritime Firearms Refresher Course 7th February 2017
Ben Mace
I had no real firearms experience prior to booking on this course. I've only ever fired a pistol at a range in Thailand and done some clay pigeon shooting. With this in mind Mark structured the course to suit me and my lack of experience. Mark’s professionalism and knowledge was top notch. His friendly but firm attitude helped me to relax (a little bit) during all the strenuous drills. I’ve learnt so many new skills which I’m looking forward to putting into practise at my local shooting club, which I’ve recently joined. This course will help with your safety principles, knowledge of different weapons, Marksmanship principles and confidence. This is a demanding course that is both mentally and physically tough but it’s very rewarding. I will definitely be looking at booking on another course with Mark again in the future.
Bespoke Firearms Course 6th February 2017
Peter Johnstone
Very good day, professional instruction and firing on a variety of weapons, maximum hands on due to course attendance restricted to 4 students, highly recommended.
Maritime Firearms Refresher Course 17th January 2017
Mike Edwards
I was delighted with the progress made on this superb course. Five weapon systems in 2 days. Mark's universal approach to drills on a wide variety of different weapons makes for easy learning and developing confidence. Many thanks for your faultless professionalism Mark. Aiming to be considered for the ultimate SF firearms experience with Mark in due course.
Bespoke Firearms Course 16th January 2017
Alex Noakes
This is a great course taught by really good and knowledgeable instructor. Definitely the best out there.
Maritime Firearms Competency Course 16th January 2017
Kieron Bridges
The course is very well constructed and the instructor is very competant. You are made welcome from the moment you walk through the door, until the time you walk out at the end of the course. I would highly recommend this provider and I would definitely use them again.
Maritime Firearms Competency Course 11th January 2017
Merrill Charnock
With being a novice to firearms I did not know what to expect but Mark made me feel comfortable and was very patient a great teacher with his experience he made my 2 days enjoyable and coming away learnt a lot from him looking forward to going back soon to get more teaching.
Bespoke Firearms Course 9th January 2017
Neil Short
good course, clear instructions
Maritime Firearms Refresher Course 9th January 2017
John Knowles
A well constructed course which was great value for money. I have used 2 other providers before but this course was hands down the best.
Maritime Firearms Competency Course 12th December 2016
Dorren Heath
Following a lot of research prior to signing up for a firearms 2 day competency course, I am very pleased that we made the right choice with the shooting training solutions team. Mark had extensive knowledge and experience with the handling and use of a firearms; as well as the ability to teach this to others. I would highly recommend this company for any firearm competency course.
Land Based Firearms Training Course 5th December 2016
Aurel-Gavrila Cleja
have been attending for the refresh training for Maritime Firearm with Shooting Training Solutions,it has been an honour to see Mark again and his excelent training and teaching style definitely recommend anybody who wants a training or refresh.The best teacher,instructor Mark Knowles,thank you.
Maritime Firearms Refresher Course 5th December 2016
Ben Duce
As always and excellent course, run by an instructor who clearly knows his subject. Good training venue with good equipment. I would certainly recommend this course and will return next year to carry out my next annual refresher.
Maritime Firearms Refresher Course 4th December 2016
Bence Fekete
Mark is an excellent instructor with vast knowledge and a lot of patient. The course couldn't be more perfect. I can't wait to continue learning from him.
Bespoke Firearms Course 2nd December 2016
Paul Waller
Just another brilliant day in the class and on the range with Mark. This was my third session and I just can't rate him enough - undoubtedly the best firearms training you will get outside the military (probably inside too) .
Bespoke Firearms Course 28th November 2016
T Creed
Mark is professional but friendly, approachable and patient with a wealth of combat experience which is quite frankly humbling. His knowledge of firearms is extensive, as you would expect from someone with his service record. If you want the best, contact mark at shooting training solutions, he will ensure you come away from the course with the knowledge you require
Bespoke Firearms Course 28th November 2016
Adam Benfield
Mark (Nobby) knowls runs an excellent course. He takes you through all the relevant weapon systems quickly and easily in a way that is simple to remember. you will gain confidence and improve your skills and; above all safe handling skills a great deal through the day. The live firing session is very good. it is not full bore but it does not matter, you are learning skills and safe handling it matters not how big the rounds you are firing are. Having training from Nobby (Ex SF) is a great deal better than having instruction from a CivI Game/Competition shooter. A good course and gets the job done to the highest standard. It is not an attendance course Pass/Fail applies.
Maritime Firearms Refresher Course 17th November 2016
Andy Doyle
The ultimate special forces firearms experience is a must for anyone looking to gain indepth and detailed knowledge of both full bore 5.56, 7.62 and 9mm weapons handling. The course is overseen by Mark who is both patient and comprehensive, and draws on decades of special forces experience to ensure that every detail is covered. The range is equipped with modern, well maintained weapons systems and excellent facilities to ensure that the experience is of the highest order. I can't recommend this course enough and I'm looking forward to booking another course with Mark in the near future to ensure my skill set continues to evolve.
The Ultimate Special Forces European Experience 29th October 2016
Nathan Evans
I have already recommended this course to colleagues. Excellent facilities and a very practical course with a lot of hands on all the relevant weapon systems throughout the day. Excellent value for money also.
Maritime Firearms Competency Course 28th October 2016
James Shea
Mark is a very knowledgeable instructor. He is patient and will guide you through every small detail when handling and using firearms. He is very experienced in terms of training people and I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs weapon training.
Bespoke Firearms Course 27th October 2016
Paul Ramsy
After looking around for the Maritime Firearms Competency Course I found this company Shooting Training Solutions and can honestly say I would defiantly recommend this company to anyone wishing to train in the Maritime Security sector.
Maritime Firearms Competency Course 27th October 2016
Ryan Sandercock
This is the second year in a row I've done this course with STS, and highly reccomend it as the level of teaching is very high and taught at a steady pace from someone has a vast amount of experience and knowledge. An Excellent days training and shooting.
Maritime Firearms Competency Course 18th October 2016
Liz Butler
Thoroughly enjoyed the days training. I am very much a beginner and Mark was easily able to tailor the day accordingly whilst still imparting staggering amounts of relevant technique and information. A true professional with an astonishing depth of knowledge, all delivered in a calm, engaging and patient manner.
Bespoke Firearms Course 16th October 2016
Callum Wagle
A great course delivered with professionalism and excellent knowledge. The pace of the course was very good and I felt that I could ask questions as the course progressed. For anybody looking at a firearms competency course, this is the one I will be returning to!
Maritime Firearms Competency Course 6th October 2016
Jimmy Mac
Mark is a first class tutor. He is the consummate professional - focussed, relaxed, patient and clear in his delivery, he knows how to get the very best out of his students and inspire them along the way. The course balance between theory, practical demonstration and hands on range time was spot on. After two intensive days I came away with a thorough grounding in several new weapon systems. I could not recommend Mark more highly.
Bespoke Firearms Course 3rd October 2016
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