We'll meet at 9am at the Draken Training Division Station  7625 Hayvenhurst Av, Van Nuys , CA 91406

Then we will head to California Tactical Academy 6700 Holser Canyon Rd, Piru, CA 93040 for the rest of the day




The Pistol Class level I is designed for those interested in gaining a basic working knowledge of firearms, firearm safety, and shooting fundamentals. The Basic Courses are for First-time shooters, those considering a handgun purchase; those with an interest in improving their shooting skills

The Basic Pistol course with D.T.D is approximately a 8 hour course. Students will learn the Basics of Pistol Shooting  and receive an extensive lesson in safety, gun handling, the various types of pistols, the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship, various pistol firing positions, several practical exercises on the firing range, discussion on cleaning, storage, and a summary of various pistol sports and activities.

The course will cover:

  • Firearm and Range Safety

  • Dealing with Malfunctions

  • Holster Drawing

  • Marksmanship

  • Controlled Pairs

  • Tactical Reload

  • Target Transition

  • Shooting Positions

This course includes:

  • Range Fees

  • Targets

  • Hearing Protection and Eye Protection


Required Equipment:

  • 100 Rounds of Handgun Ammunition

  • Lunch, Water, Hat, and Weather Appropriate Clothing

  • Reliable Semi-Automatic Handgun or Revolver (rental option at the range for $30)

  • Extra Magazine or Speed Loader

  • Sturdy Handgun Holster and Magazine Holder

  • Sturdy Belt




Former Scout /Sniper US Army 10th Mountain Division and Operations SGT 40th ID

Worked with Dept. of State DSS and multinational Govt. PSD and Executive Protection Units

  • POST LE, CA DOJ, CCW Tactical Handgun Instructor

  • NRA Certified Instructor #190269946

  • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer #19026996

  • TIF BSIS Instructor



Former French Marine 21st Marine Regiment.

Close Protection for fortune 500 clients.

Executive Protection CONUS & OCONUS.

  • POST LE, CA DOJ, CCW Tactical Handgun Instructor

  • Range Safety Officer

Students will be Certified "Pistol Shooting Course Level1"

Pistol Course Level I on 07-17-2021