Firearm Training and Safety Protocol


1. Authorization for Firearms in Training Areas:

  • Only staff and certified instructors have the authority to permit the use of firearms for training purposes within designated areas.
  • Under no circumstances are weapons or training simulated devices to be used in an irresponsible way.
  • We take training and safety very seriously and do not allow the equipment to be mishandled.

2. Prohibition of Live Ammunition:

  • Under no circumstances is live ammunition allowed in firearms or within the training facility. The training environment is strictly designated for simulation and skill development.

3. Carrying Firearms to Class:

  • Individuals carrying firearms to class must store their weapons securely in their vehicles unless explicit permission is granted by staff or instructors to bring the firearm into the training area.
  • Firearms must be unloaded and properly stored in a secure storage device when brought into the building.

4. Pre- and Post-Training Inspections:

  • All firearms, whether live or designated as training weapons, must undergo inspection by authorized personnel before and after training sessions.
  • This inspection ensures the proper condition and safety of each firearm.

5. Mandatory Safety Training for Members:

  • All academy members must complete a comprehensive safety class and pass a test before being allowed to participate in firearm training.
  • Members are required to commit to memory and adhere to the 5 basic firearm safety rules.

6. Training Equipment and Safety Gear:

  • Most training equipment and safety gear shall be either purchased by students or provided by Sanami Defense Academy.
  • No unauthorized equipment shall be permitted during training sessions.

7. Emergency Training Prerequisite:

  • Emergency training may be required as a prerequisite for certain advanced classes, incorporating the ethos of preserving life and basic first aid and trauma care.

    8. Members' Competency Waiver:

    • Members shall sign a waiver indicating their competency and understanding of the safety rules.
    • For certain interactions or advanced classes, members may be required to take a written examination to demonstrate their competency.

    9. Legal Disclaimer:

    • Sanami Defense Academy disclaims any responsibility for accidents, injuries, or wrongdoing resulting from the use of materials distributed on its website or any improper training by its members.
    • Members are solely responsible for their actions and are urged to adhere to safety protocols and guidelines provided by the academy.

    10. Personal Carry Firearms:

    • All personal carry firearms must be left locked in vehicles in the designated parking area.
    • Exceptions to this rule require explicit permission from staff and instructors.

    11. Reporting Safety Concerns:

    • Members are encouraged to report any safety concerns or violations promptly to staff or instructors for immediate resolution.

    12. Emergency Procedures with Integrated Care Guidelines:

      • The well-being and care for the injured party take precedence in all emergency situations. Immediate attention to injuries, basic first aid, and trauma care should be administered, emphasizing the academy's commitment to prioritizing human safety above all else.

      • In the wake of protocols to contact medics, fire, and police, members are expected to provide care within reason until such professional assistance arrives.

      • Basic first aid and trauma care skills are crucial in ensuring the well-being of individuals in emergency situations.

      • This section includes protocols for preserving life and any other reasonable emergency procedures deemed necessary.

      • Emergency Guidelines and Procedures:

        • Members are expected to follow established emergency procedures with utmost urgency and attention.
        • Clear communication channels will be maintained to relay important information during emergency situations.
        • Evacuation routes and assembly points will be clearly designated and communicated to all members.
        • Emergency equipment and resources will be readily accessible and regularly maintained for optimal functionality.
        • Staff and instructors will undergo regular training to ensure a swift and coordinated response to emergencies.
        • Members are encouraged to familiarize themselves with emergency exits and safety protocols during their orientation.
        • Emergency drills will be conducted periodically to assess and improve the readiness of all members.
        • A designated emergency response team will be in place to coordinate actions and support emergency procedures.
        • Note: Students may be required to provide their own trauma kit for training and have one on hand for all firearm-related sessions.
      • This streamlined safety protocol integrates emergency care guidelines, procedures, and general emergency guidelines into one comprehensive section. Emphasizing the academy's commitment to both physical and medical safety, the ethos of preserving life, including basic first aid and trauma care, is seamlessly integrated throughout the document.