Location: Austin, Texas
The Awakening is the first step to becoming a more competent human being.
This one day event focuses on building a solid, fundamental grasp of the three primary pillars of martial competence: handgun proficiency, combatives, and trauma management.
Perfect for all ability levels, The Awakening brings together some of the best instructors in Texas for one of the most action packed days of your life. We’ll follow up the day with a group dinner and cold beer at a local establishment.
Taught by Alex Acosta, a sponsored, national-level USPSA shooter, this block will level up your marksmanship skill regardless of experience level. We’ll start with fundamentals, explained in a way that even advanced shooters will learn something. We’ll quickly move onto more advanced techniques such as target transitions and shooting on the move.
Taught by Randy Vera, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt and owner of Austin Kickboxing Academy, this block will teach the basics of striking, clenching, positional dominance, and basic submissions. This block will focus on the practical application of self defense techniques and will leave you with a set of skills that you can quickly put into action.
Taught By Justin Hurzeler, owner of the Atomic Legion and SWAT Medic in Williamson County, this block will teach attendees the basics of managing life-threatening traumatic injuries. Justin will cover how to deal with injuries with a variety of mechanisms, as well as how to interact with local first responders and EMS.