Weapons Training

Welcome to Exsilium, where we elevate the standards of firearms training. Our commitment to excellence is showcased through our tailored training solutions and expert guidance in firearms safety and tactics. Whether you’re a professional in the TV and movie industry or seeking to enhance your skills in weapon handling, we provide unmatched training that promises skill enhancement and strict adherence to safety.

Our services are specially designed for actors, stunt coordinators, and military advisors involved in cinematic productions and interested in elevating your proficiency with firearms? Contact us on +44 7454 264 114 to discuss how we can assist you in achieving your training goals.

The Leading Option for Weapons Training Courses

Weapons training is an intricate discipline that combines precision, safety, and expertise. At Exsilium, we’re committed to delivering superior firearms training, tailored to cater to a diverse range of needs—from aspiring actors to corporate teams seeking a unique experience.

Curious about how our bespoke courses can enhance your skills or strengthen your team’s cohesion? Stay tuned as we delve deeper into the specifics of our comprehensive firearms courses and unforgettable corporate experiences. Don’t miss out—these insights could be just what you need to transform your approach to weapons training.

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Discover Our Firearms Training Courses

Our team caters to diverse industry needs with tailored courses, each designed to impart essential knowledge across multiple areas. We also offer on-set advisory services to boost realism and production quality. Stay tuned as we detail these courses further.

Fundamentals of Theatrical Firearms Safety

Welcome to Level 1 of our training programme: Fundamentals of Theatrical Firearms Safety and Character Comprehension. Designed to provide the essential skills and confidence necessary for safe firearm handling on set, this course is crucial for understanding the significant roles and responsibilities that come with using firearms in the entertainment industry.

Tailored for those stepping into roles like police officers, government agents, and military bootcamp personnel, this course covers all aspects of firearm safety—from basic handling and storage to advanced drills and scenario training.

You will learn about different types of weapons, including shotguns and rifles, focusing on their functions, loading, and unloading, all underscored by rigorous safety protocols. Additionally, the course enhances your understanding of set etiquette and the critical relationship with the armourer.

This foundational level prepares you for our Level 2 course, Theatrical Firearms Mastery, which focuses on advanced techniques and elevating performance accuracy.

Military Advisors for TV and Movies

We specialise in providing military advisory services to TV and film productions, ensuring authentic military scenes and performances. Our experienced consultants bring a wealth of knowledge from conflicts in Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan, and North Africa.

Collaborating closely with productions, we offer credible, efficient training for actors, enhancing on-screen military portrayals with authenticity and precision. This deepens the impact and success of your production, making every scene strikingly realistic.

Firearm Safety and Tactics

Exsilium proudly sets the benchmark in theatrical firearms training, crucial for anyone in the entertainment industry looking to boost on-screen realism and safety. Our bespoke FaST (Firearms and Safety Tactics) courses are specifically designed for members of the British Stunt Register (BSR), enhancing skills and adapting performers to the dynamic demands of film and TV production.

Our experienced instructors, with military backgrounds, ensure deep expertise and realism in training. Elevate your professional performance with Exsilium and BSR. Here’s what our exclusive courses include:

  • FaST Level 1: Master safety protocols and handle various weapons, ending with a hostage rescue simulation.
  • FaST Level 2: Train in plainclothes roles like bodyguards, with advanced drills and live fire from vehicles.
  • Refresher Days: Update skills with drills and a competitive shooting event.
  • CQB Day: Learn urban tactics and small team strategies to boost your on-screen tactics.
  • Sniper Day: Focus on precision long-range shooting under expert guidance.
  • Military Abseil and Fast Roping Day: Combine vertical descent techniques with performance-focused camera work.
  • Live Fire Shooting Package (Abroad): Apply skills in a comprehensive shooting experience at a European facility.

Corporate Experiences

Embark on a transformative military corporate day that redefines leadership and teamwork. Guided by instructors with extensive military backgrounds, your team will tackle challenges that enhance leadership, foster teamwork, and teach stress management. Our program combines adrenaline-pumping activities with strategic exercises for a perfect balance of professional development and exhilarating fun.

Tailored Training Solutions

Our instructors epitomise the pinnacle of professionalism, drawing from global combat and security training experiences. Their commitment to realism and rigour equips operatives for high-stakes environments, ensuring peak readiness. This foundation of expertise enriches our training, offering unmatched depth. Whatever your goals, contact us—our seasoned team is ready to help you achieve them with expert precision.

Why Come to Us for Weapon Training Services?

At Exsilium, we provide an immersive experience that propels individuals out of their comfort zones, fostering growth through adventure and resilience-building activities. We specialise in high-standard theatrical firearms training for TV and film, supported by our team’s deep military expertise, honed over decades at the forefront of global operations.

Our instructors hail from the UK’s elite infantry and police units, each bringing over thirty years of specialised knowledge and a proficiency attained by fewer than 1% in the armed forces. With extensive combat experience and contributions to major films as stunt performers and advisors, they expertly merge authentic cinematic techniques with tactical prowess.

This unique blend ensures our training exceeds film production demands, empowering clients to perform confidently and safely under pressure.

Highly recommend this course from the safety etiquette on set and understanding why and how to handle Firearms in a combat situation. All instructors did an amazing job and every person attending got plenty of time with each instructor. A no brainier for firearms safety and performance in front of camera.

Paul Ginns BSR Stunt performer

Great course, so intensive we covered so much more than I expected. Incredibly valuable and thorough. A really fun couple of days which left me feeling so much more confident with weapon handling, style and above all being safe. Great training and can’t wait for the next level.

Sarah_ohal BSR Stunt performer

A great course, expert instruction from those who have worked within the industry and real world combat environments giving a great balance for real and theatrical purposes. Thoroughly enjoyed the content, the venue is fantastic & the instructors are brilliant. Looking forward to doing more.

Camilla Wimbledon BSR Trainee

Get in Touch Today

At Exsilium, we’re dedicated to providing bespoke weapons training tailored to your specific needs. Whether you’re preparing for a role in film or television, or seeking expert guidance on firearms safety, our team is here to elevate your skills. For detailed information about our training programs or to discuss your unique requirements, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Reach out to us directly on +44 7454 264 114 or email us at info@exsilium.uk. Alternatively, you can make use of our contact form for a prompt response. We’re eager to assist you in achieving excellence in your weapons training journey.

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