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

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



The shooting and handling of firearms is an empowering and exciting experience! Women completing this course will walk away with the confidence and knowledge to competently handle and operate a handgun. Firearms and ammunition can be provided!

The course will cover:

  • Firearm Safety Rules (even if you don’t own a gun)

  • Shooting from Retention

  • Tips and tactics for beginner women shooters 

  • Better Stance for Women

  • Holster Drawing

  • Marksmanship

  • Where to store your firearms

  • Reload

  • Target Transition

  • Shooting Positions

Course includes:

  • Range Fees

  • Targets

  • Hearing Protection and Eye Protection

  • Certification


Required Equipment:

  • 100-150 Rounds of Handgun Ammunition ( Buying option at the range for $46/box (50 rds)

  • Lunch, Water, Hat, and Weather Appropriate Clothing

  • Reliable Semi-Automatic Handgun or Revolver (rental option at the range for $10)

  • Extra Magazine or Speed Loader

  • Sturdy Handgun Holster and Magazine Holder

  • Sturdy Belt

You Instructors:


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

The students will be certified