Team SIG’s Max Michel Teaches Advanced Competitive Pistol Course

Team SIG’s Max Michel Teaches Advanced Competitive Pistol Course
Course to be held at SIG SAUER Academy April 29 – 30, 2010.


Exeter, NH –-( Team SIG Champion Shooter, Max Michel, will teach the “Advanced Competitive Pistol” course at the SIG SAUER Academy, located in Epping, NH, from April 29th through the 30th as a guest instructor.

Take your skills to the next level and train with a world champion.

Max Michel, Jr.
Max Michel, Jr.

By anyone’s account, Max Michel is one of the best shooters in the world. With three World Speed Shooting Championships (2009, 2007 and 2005), five USPSA National Championships (2009, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2004) and nearly 30 USPSA Area Championships, Max Michel has become a dominant force in the pistol shooting sports. As an international competitor, Michel has represented the United States in the last four International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) World Shoots and returned home each time with team gold medals.

In this special, limited availability course, you will learn from Michel:

  • Fundamentals (draws, reloads, transitions)
  • Trigger Control
  • Recoil Management
  • Target Awareness
  • Target Transitions
  • Movement (Entering & Exiting Positions)
  • Shooting on the Move
  • Strong / Weak Hand Shooting
  • Barricades
  • Man-on-Man Steel Competition

A gift certificate for a SIG P226 USPSA pistol will be given away by random drawing to one of the students in this class. Class size is limited to 10 people. This course will be given rain or shine and no audio or visual recorders are allowed during instruction.

There will be a match on Saturday May 1st at the Academy. Students in Max’s class will have their match fee waived and will be squaded with Max. Visit the SIG SAUER Academy website for more information about the class or to sign up today.

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About Max Michel:
Max Michel first gained prominence in the competitive shooting arena with five USPSA® National Championships beginning in 2004 and three World Speed Shooting Championships in 2005, 2007 and 2009. Max has completed nearly 30 USPSA Area Championships and, as a representative of the United States, Max has competed in the last three International Practical Shooting Confederation® (IPSC) World Shoots, returning home with team gold medals. Max was a top recruit for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) from 1999 to 2009 and has been an active Army shooter and trainer. Max was also the Military Coach of the Action Pistol Team. Max Michel is currently the SIG SAUER Manager of Competitive Shooting Activities.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is the largest member of a worldwide business group of firearms manufacturers that includes J.P. Sauer & Sohn and Blaser GmbH in Germany and Swiss Arms AG in Switzerland. This global network of companies gives SIG SAUER a world-class firearms knowledge base, unparalleled design expertise, and extensive manufacturing capacity, enabling the company to respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and the needs of its military, law enforcement, and commercial markets worldwide. SIG SAUER is an ISO 9001: 2000 certified company with approximately 386 employees. For more information on SIG SAUER or any of its products, or the SIG SAUER Academy, log on to

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