Tagged: Melody Lauer

Melody Lauer: Discussion on Repeating Classes

Melody Lauer of Central Iowa Defensive Training asked an interesting question on FB:

Something I think is under-rated in this industry is the usefulness of taking a class again… and again… and again.

So many people take a class and think that is it and either look to go further or take something else.

There is real knowledge and skill to be gleaned from taking the same class more than once.

There are classes I intend to take again…. what are yours?

Head over and join the conversation

Melody Lauer & John Johnston on Curriculum Development

Melody Lauer talks with Ballistic Radio host John Johnston about curriculum design for defensive handgun in Ballistic Radio episode 159. (Podcast, free MP3 download.)

John is stressing JackJack out with more time travel. John talks to Melody Lauer about curriculum development and some of the challenges instructors face when wanting to branch out and create their own curriculums. Melody gets to turn the tables on John and ask him what it was like to work on his first curriculum as well as some of the difficulties along the way. Where do newer instructors go wrong when developing their classes? What kind of instructor development is out there for civilians? What is missing in modern instruction? All questions pondered on this week’s episode.