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Ed H.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

-Combat Carbine-4-21/22-18-
This class hits the ground running right out of the gate. Its focus is on accuracy with movement, 50 yards max and how to maintain sight picture under stress. Garrett Glover and Jeremy Snow are excellent instructors and can take you as far as you want to go. You will learn, what to do, how & why you do it, self diagnosis and trouble-shooting, resulting in a solid practical skill set for repeatable results.
This is a great rifle self defense class and if you are a competitor or just interested in 3-gun, the skills learned here can be applied to the competition realm as well.
Great class, will definitely take it again.
Alyssa Bryson

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Introduction to Firearms for Ladies Ė April 7, 2018. I signed up for this class primarily to increase my comfort level with guns. We started off with the classroom session which proved to be important and necessary. The instructors provided statistics, explained situational examples, demonstrated gun safety, and substantiated the WHY behind the way things are done. The live portion of the class was the same. I felt at ease with the instructors by my side coaching me, describing and demonstrating hand placement, reminding me on sight alignment, etcÖ they were very knowledgeable, supportive and professional. I walked away with an increased comfort level and a foundation of knowledge to continue to handle a gun safely. I highly recommend this class.
Joe Ahlert

Friday, April 20, 2018

Just got back from a week long road trip to Oklahoma. Man what an amazing trip, for sure one of the best of my life! I had the pleasure to train and learn with some of the best shooting, combative, and combat medical instructors available in the world. The amount of things we learned and did in live situations over three long days from morning until night is too much to even put into words. From armed and unarmed combatives with the Master/inventor of the military combatives program Matt Larsen, to the awesome combat medicine/trauma training from the man Nick Swainston, and of course the highly advanced shooting course from the expert Marshall Luton and Jeremy Snow I canít say enough how amazing this whole weekend was. From shooting, to dropping down to tourniquet someone or tourniquet yourself with one hand under stress and time while instructors are squirting fake blood on the wound to add slipperiness, to shooting and reloading with one hand strong and weak side, to fighting over weapons using live tasers all the skills we learned and practiced in real time was just invaluable. Itís all still sinking in, I will be posting videos as the days come. Just an amazing week with amazing instructors surrounded by an amazing group of guys! Oklahoma was good to me, canít wait to go back! (Minus those damn winds lol 🌪)
Anthony Cinquegrana

Friday, April 20, 2018

What an amazing time I had this past week at The Defensive Shooting Academy in Tulsa.
I had the opportunity to learn and train with some of the best in the business.
From trauma medicine, technique and theory on close quarters combat and weapon retention.
And of course combat pistol techniques with the use of dominant and non-dominant hand as well as low light and no light shooting(which is awesome by the way).
The camaraderie amongst this group of gentleman made us feel like we were family from day one.
I also had the honor of receiving a challenge coin from the man himself Marshall Luton for the progress Iíve made in my skill set over this past year since I started shooting, something Iíll always treasure.
This was by far one of the best experiences Iíve had and I look forward to training and laughing with my new extended family.
Mike Clark

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

I was very honored to attend the inaugeral Advanced Combat Pistol Level 3 training this past weekend with TDSA! I started my training with TDSA back in May of 2007 with ACP I and has been one of the best decisions I have ever made for the purpose of defensive shooting skills and improving as a self-protector. Marshall did not disappoint with this classís curriculum and instructors.

If you are a casual shooter or shoot regularly, or if you carry a gun and you have not had any training in Tactical Combat Casualty Care, then you are setting yourself up to be a casualty, a statistic. Nick Swainston shared some invaluable training and skills aimed towards self-preservation, scene safety and the proper steps to take in case of a shooting injury. Our TCCC skills were tested throughout the week while either on the mat or on the range. Nick had no mercy!!!! The citizens of Tulsa are very fortunate to have Nick protecting them as a member of the TFD.

Mr. Matt Larsen flew in from West Point to share his experiences and press upon how defensive shooting skills must be married to combative training. His ability to take a class of 20 folks from all walks of life and varying skill ranges/physical abilities and plant a pretty good foundational awareness of BJJ tools in a matter of a few days was utterly amazing. It was definitely one of the most valuable skill sets I was introduced over the weekend and I believe will be a life changer for myself and enable me to be a better protector of my family. Thank you sir!

For those folks reading this and reside in or around Tulsa, you have a great bjj gym at Triton Fight Center in Broken Arrow. Piet Wilhelm is a true warrior and an invaluable asset to your community. He accepted our group into his gym for the weekend and provided excellent instruction alongside Mr. Matt Larsen. After a few minutes of meeting Mr. Wilhelm you are fully aware of his professionalism and commitment to the tradecraft. Thank you sir for your hospitality and your service to your country!

Jesus teaches that if you do not have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one, Luke 22:36! The Apostles lived in a violent and dangerous time, much as we are in today. Marshall, Jeremy and Billy were impressive as always in the continual honing of my defensive shooting skills and introducing new methods of weapons retention, moving with a gun and as always, hammering on the basics.

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