Hands to Guns w/Max Michel & Steve Tarani

October 13 - 15, 2023

Join us for a comprehensive training experience like no other as Range Ready proudly presents "Hands to Guns," a nationally acclaimed training and media event featuring world champion competitive shooter Max Michel and renowned defensive tactics expert Steve Tarani.

Prepare to unlock the secrets of high-performance shooting with Max while mastering the art of defending against violent physical attacks at extreme close quarters under the expert guidance of Steve. This unparalleled opportunity brings together two industry giants to equip you with the skills and unwavering confidence necessary to counter immediate physical threats, starting from hand-to-hand defense and seamlessly transitioning to live fire rapid deployment with combat-effective round placement.

This exceptional program of instruction is a must if you want the skills to handle a violent physical threat at extreme close quarters with your bare hands when avoidance and “going to guns” is not an option, and then immediately transitioning to handgun with optimal speed and accuracy.

Mark your calendars for this premium training opportunity taking place from October 13th to 15th, 2023 (Friday to Sunday), each day from 09:00 to 16:00. With a well-deserved hour break for lunch from 12:00 to 13:00, you'll have ample time to recharge and absorb the invaluable knowledge being shared.

Our training grounds will be at Gun Talk's Range Ready, a premier facility located at 24362 US Highway 190, Robert, LA 70455. Immerse yourself in this transformative experience surrounded by like-minded individuals and a supportive environment.

To secure your spot in this remarkable training opportunity, the cost per attendee is only $899. Ensure you come fully prepared with eye and ear protection, a ballcap, your firearm, three magazines, mag pouches, and approximately 1200 rounds of ammunition (roughly 400 rounds per day). This loadout will guarantee an optimal training experience.

Don't miss out on this chance to elevate your skills and be mentored by the very best in the industry. Reserve your place now for "Hands to Guns" and empower yourself to face physical threats head-on with unrivaled expertise, agility, and accuracy.

Steve Tarani

Professional educator, author and keynote speaker Steve Tarani has served the United States defense, law enforcement and intelligence communities for over 35 years as a respected subject-matter expert and service provider in protection, firearms and defensive tactics to high and low-profile federal agencies. Tarani is a former fulltime Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) protective programs employee and was formerly on staff at the US Department of Energy (DOE) National Security Institute (Security Force Training Department) at Kirtland Air Force Base (NM). He is formerly sworn and is a federally certified firearms instructor who has been on staff at Gunsite Academy for over 20 years and is formerly an adjunct instructor at the SIG Arms Academy (NH) for over 16 years. Tarani is also the published author of nine books and contributes monthly to numerous firearms industry periodicals. He remains a private-sector protective agent, member of InfraGard and serves on the National Sheriffs’ Association School Safety and Security Committee.

Steve Tarani > Website > Facebook > Twitter

Max Michel

Max Michel, Jr. is a 10 year US Army Veteran and one of the most dominant shooters in the world today. He is a Guinness World Record holder and IPSC World Champion (World Shoot XVII). Also, with seven World Speed Shooting Championships, Thirteen USPSA National Championships, seven US Steel National Championships, and more than 250 Major Championship victories, Max Michel has become a dominant force in the pistol shooting sports and pistol mounted optics. Michel also owns multiple World Speed Shooting records as well as the first Action Shooter to win all USPSA Area Championships in the same season (2010). As an international competitor, Michel has represented the United States in the last eight International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) World Shoots and returned home each time with team gold medals.

Max Michel > Website > Instagram > Facebook > Twitter


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