Training Courses 2018-12-06T16:19:01+00:00

California Tactical Academy’s Training Courses & Seminars

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Beginners Rifle Course LVL 1, Dec 9th, Jan 13

Dates: December 9, January 13, 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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Advanced Pistol Course, Dec 15th

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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Steel Challenge Training Seminar – December 15, 2018

Join us on December 15th for the Steel Challenge Training Seminar and learn to shoot steel like the pros!
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Women Only Pistol Intro Course Dec 16th, Jan 19th

Dates: December 16th, January 19th

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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Basic Handgun course LVL 1 - January 5, 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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Shooting Competitions Introductory course, January 5, 2019

Date: January 5, 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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2-Day Competition Training with 7 Times World Champion Eric Grauffel, January 19-20, 2019

Dates: two-day classes Saturday– Sunday, January 19-20, 2019

In this two-day course you will learn: trigger control, visual acquisition, transitions, body positioning, movement, mindset, grip, speed, accuracy, drills to target specific skills

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2 days World Class Pistol Skills with world champion Robert Vogel January 19-20, 2019

Dates: January 19-20, 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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NAVY Seal Led Handgun and Rifle Combative And Seal Techniques, January 19, 2019

Date: January 19, 2019

This course is designed around the ultimate and equal balance of accuracy and speed that is applicable just as much to LE/Military training as it is to competition.   Aside from the techniques and skills taught this course also has aspects that require the student to truly “think” while operating on a course of fire.

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Navy SEAL Handgun Mastery, January 20, 2019

Date: January 20, 2019

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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Urban Pistol Tactics Course, January 27, May 12, 2019

Date: January 27, 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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Hunter Education Follow-up Class (4 hours), February 9, 2019

Join us on February 9th, 2019 for our next Hunter Education follow-up class!
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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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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 Handgun Concepts 3-Hour Course, Dec 1, Dec 2, 2018

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. During this class each shooter will decrease their shot placement by 50%, increase their overall speed, improve their weapon handling and safety, and overall capabilities.
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NAVY Seal Rifle Concepts 3-Hour Course, Dec 1, Dec 2, 2018

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. During this class each shooter will decrease their shot placement by 50%, increase their overall speed, improve their weapon handling and safety, and overall capabilities.
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