Max Velocity Tactical classes specialize in the teaching of combat proven, adapted, legitimate light infantry tactics, techniques and procedures. Training is informed by a background and experience in SOF / elite forces, and additionally by close protection / paramilitary contracting work. These classes are the real deal, and the tactics, techniques and procedures are familiar to any graduate of Ranger School or SFQC. Tactical classes are not simply a regurgitation of basic military manuals or training, but are adapted to the students whether civilian, military, or contractor, based on real world operational experience in hostile / combat environments.
Max Velocity Tactical has a 100 acre training facility in West Virginia. The Velocity Training Center (VTC) is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, close to Romney WV, across the State Line from Winchester VA. Those attending classes will get site maps and joining instructions. VTC has excellent terrain for tactical drills and movement and offers natural live firing areas as tactical ranges. The live firing areas have been enhanced with the addition of electronic ‘pop-up’ targets for greater tactical realism. There are also purpose built square ranges at the facility.
Max Velocity Tactical also offers remote private or open enrollment classes at a suitable venue of your choice. Designed steel protective shields allow the use in training of the electronic pop-up targets, without the time consuming need to dig target pits. Group Private Training Here.
Physical Fitness: due to the nature of the training, in real combat tactics, a basic level of physical fitness is required for all tactical classes that move off the square range. You need to have a basic level of physical fitness and agility, as well as be mentally alert. See HERE for more detail.
Tactical Classes often start on the square ranges and progress to the tactical ranges. For example, the first day of Combat Team Tactics (CTT) takes place on the square ranges. There is also an optional Rifle Skills class prior to each CTT class. Tactical training classes use the crawl – walk – run methodology to progress up to team level, whether that is 4 man teams or 8 – 12 man squads. Class dependent: For example Combat Patrol is focused at squad level (8 – 12 Students).
The current MVT class training progression looks like this:
Combat Team Tactics (CTT), is a 3 day class, with day 1 spent on the square range, which has the option of being a 4 day class if you add Rifle Skills on the front end. Rifle Skills is a primer class that takes place on the square range. If you add this to create a 4 day class, then you will have 2 days on the square range before moving to the tactical ranges for the final 2 days of training. This gives you an excellent training progression and you will learn a lot in this 4 day class.
Combat Rifle Skills (CRS) is an option to take a slower training progression towards Combat Team Tactics (CTT), by taking the Rifle Skills and Combat Rifle days from CTT (i.e. the Thursday & Friday) and doing them standalone on the square range over the weekend.
Combat Patrol is an excellent grounding in patrolling and recce/raid/ambush. Combat Patrol is designed as a direct progression from CTT.
Force on Force (FoF) Team Tactics is an immersive scenario based class utilizing Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) Man Marker Rounds (MMR). The FoF classes involve the practical application of team based small unit tactics (SUT) in controlled training scenarios, involving role players and free play (scenario controlled) FoF training exercises.
Types of Class Available
Group Private Classes: Training with your group has more value than training as an individual. To find out more, click HERE.
Accommodation/Facilities: As part of the information packet sent to you once you make the deposit to secure your place, there is a list of local hotels/motels and campsites. The KoolWink motel in Romney is affordable and popular with students.
Camping: We offer camping on-site, free of charge. It is basic backwoods camping with no electric. The campsite is next to the main parking area and square range. There is a porta-potty, fire pit, solar shower stall and some picnic tables at both sites. Families are welcome to join you for camping, even if they are not participating in the training. There is plenty to do in the surrounding area.
Shipping Ammo for Training: If you are flying in and wish to have ammo shipped in advance, you can ship it to the Max Velocity Tactical UPS Mailbox (HERE for more info):
Max Velocity Tactical, 15191 Montanus Dr #127, Culpeper, VA 22701.
Loaner Rifles & Ammunition for Sale: This service is designed for those who may have difficulty travelling to the training site with their rifles and standard capacity magazines, or have a problem owning standard capacity magazines in their home State:
Loaner Rifles & Magazine Kits: We currently have two (2) AR15 rifles with Eotech sights available to rent, along with a set of eight (8) standard capacity magazines. Cost: $50 per day.
Due to DoS ITAR regulations, tactical training is only available to US Citizens/Legal Residents.