Training Courses 2019-02-11T11:39:50+00:00

California Tactical Academy’s Training Courses & Seminars

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Experience for Two - $250

Every Weekend

Visit the largest outdoor shooting range in Southern California! Have a unique experience practicing this great sport in an open air public shooting range surrounded by breathtaking scenery of Piru.

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Women Only Pistol Intro Course February 16, 2019

Dates: February 16, 2019

Covering safe handling; the fundamentals of shooting including grip, stance, sight alignment/picture, trigger pull and follow through; loading and unloading; understanding and clearing malfunctions.

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Navy Seal led Handgun Concepts (3.5 hrs) February 16, March 16, 2019

Dates: February 16, March 16, April 13, 2019

Covering safe handling; the fundamentals of shooting including grip, stance, sight alignment/picture, trigger pull and follow through; loading and unloading; understanding and clearing malfunctions.

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Navy Seal led Advanced CCW concepts- February 17, 2019

Dates: February 17, March 24, April 28, 2019

This course is designed to build from your knowledge and skill level of the CCW certification and all other shooters for self-defense. Students will learn to defend themselves and others in different and dynamic environments. At the end of this course each student will have the ability and confidence to successfully deal with threats properly and in the best interests of all involved.

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Steel Challenge Training Seminar – February 16, April 20, 2019

Join us on February 16th for the Steel Challenge Training Seminar and learn to shoot steel like the pros!
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2-Day Competitive Shooting Class Taught By IPSC World Champion Elias Frangoulis – February 16-17, 2019

February 16-17, 2019

A 2-day competition class tailored to USPSA, IDPA, IPSC shooters as well as members of law enforcement taught by IPSC World Champion Elias Frangoulis.

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NAVY Seal Led Handgun & Rifle Combative And Seal Techniques, February 23, 2019

Dates: February 23, March 23, May 25, 2019

In reality, the way you shoot in real combat is much different than how you shoot paper targets that don’t shoot back. Learn some of the next generation techniques employed by Special Forces and former Navy SEALs.

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VEHICLE Close Quarter Battle (CQB) February 24, 2019

Dates: February 24, April 27, May 11, 2019

In the Vehicle CQB course, shooters will learn situational awareness, tactics and concepts used by Special Forces and Secret Service in situational awareness, placement of firearms, rapid deployment, protection of others, team building skills and fighting your way to safety.

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Shooting Competitions Introductory course, March 2, 2019

Date: March 2, 2019

Introduction to the Action Pistol Shooting Competition; addressing common misconceptions, basic speed shooting fundamentals, learning the 6 current stages of fire that make up the Action Pistol, and much more!

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Basic Handgun course LVL 1 - March 2, 2019

This course is a fundamentals program where you will learn or perfect the groundwork for handgun mastery. This course is suitable for all levels of experience, from the novice to those comfortable with their handgun. If you have never shot or held a handgun before, or want to strengthen your skill set, you will find this course meets your needs.
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Low Light, No Light Pistol Class, March 10 – 2019

March 10, 2019

This course will focus heavily on the use of flash lights and other outside forms of illumination, the use of ambient light to obtain an acceptable sight picture, and the importance of target discrimination on defensive shootings.

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Navy Seal led Rifle Concepts (3.5 hrs), March 16, April 13, 2019

March 16, April 13, 2019

This course is designed for beginners and those who want to refine their shooting platform, re enforcing good habits and breaking any bad habits that may have developed over time. You will focus on efficiency and speed while building an improved muscle memory.

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Navy Seal led Handgun Mastery, March 17, May 26

Dates: March 17, May 26

As each shooter continues to work on the basics, you will learn efficiency, speed, target acquisition, sight vs target focus and threat recognition by working the same drills and scenarios U.S. Navy SEALS use.

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Helicopter Experience Course, March 24th, 2019

Date: March 24, 2019

Shoot from a vehicle and a helicopter on the same day! No previous experience required!

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Beginners Rifle Course LVL 1, March 31, June 1

Dates: March 31, June 1
Join our Veteran Instructor Mike to get your skills upgraded!
Holding 27 years experience as law enforcement officer. 19 years SWAT including sniper, assaulter, team sergeant. FBI certified firearm instructor. MP5 and Sub Machine gun instructor. Defensive tactics instructor. Police Academy instructor. 13 years US Army with multiple overseas deployments. Airborne, SOTIC, PSD, SRT, small arms armorer, various other military schools. Faculty member, California State University, Northridge. Faculty member, Ventura College. Hobbies include outdoor sports, hunting, competitive shooting
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Navy Seal Rifle Mastery, April 14, 2019

Dates: April 14, 2019
This course is for all levels. It is designed to refine the mechanics and become a more efficient shooter. As each shooter continues to work on the basics, you will learn efficiency, speed, target acquisition, sight vs target focus and threat recognition by working the same drills and scenarios U.S. Navy SEALS use.
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Advanced Pistol Course, April 28, 2019

This class will focus on the defensive use of handguns. Topics will include a review of marksmanship fundamentals. High speed aiming. Efficient presentations from the holster, both tactical and emergency reloading, Movement during the presentation. Shooting on the move. Shooting around and over cover. Multiple target engagements. And precise targets such as head shots and partially covered targets. This course will also give students a solid roadmap of what to practice and how to improve and maintain proficiency.
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Basic Precision Rifle course, May 4, 2019

This course is designed for the shooter who wishes to develop the skills to engage small targets with a high degree of probability for first round hits. This includes sportsmen as well as hunters.
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Urban Pistol Tactics Course, May 12, 2019

Date: May 12, 2019

This course will focus on the defensive use of a handgun in the urban environment with heavy emphasis on maneuvering through and around common urban obstacles while engaging threats.

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Helicopter Aerial Target Interdiction Course, May 12th, 2019

Dates: May 12th, 2019

During this course each shooter will start by learning to effectively and consistently acquire targets out to 400 yards using different shooting positions and elevated platforms.

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2 days World Class Pistol Skills with world champion Robert Vogel, June 8-9, 2019

Dates: June 8-9, 2019

In this course, the student will be given the insight into what it takes to develop truly World Class shooting skills. Starting out with the fundamentals and then delving into a heavy dose of technique that goes well beyond the basics, the student will learn the dynamics involved in driving a pistol to the highest level.

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2-day X3 MultiGun training class with National Champion Keith Garcia, June 29-30

Dates: June 29-30, 2019

“Champions are made in practice”. This two day class focuses on shooting on the move and weapon manipulation for competition. Keith Garcia is a five-time Multigun National Champion and a seven time law enforcement national champion. Keith has been a police officer for 26 years and has held the position of SWAT team leader, FTO and firearms instructor.

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