Training Courses 2019-04-24T08:44:54-07:00

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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VIP Helicopter Experience

Available Every Day! We require a notice of minimum 48 hours for reservation.

Let us pick you up from a nearby airport, experience a beautiful heli tour around the county of Los Angeles, land at our private bay, and shoot from a vehicle and a helicopter on the same day! No previous experience required!

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VIP Sniper Course for 2

Please contact us at least 7 days prior to the desired date to book the class.

In this course you will learn the skills for long distance shooting. We will start with practicing the elements of sniper abilities and later test them while shooting in challenging positions at targets up to 1000 yards away.

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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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Helicopter Experience Course, May 4, 2019

Date: May 4, 2019

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

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Archery Class, May 4, 2019

Part of our Birthday Weekend Celebration

Designed especially for the new archer. You are guided through the fun of picking up a bow for the first time (or in a long time), and leave with the confidence of having a well-rounded introduction, and the resources to explore the sport further.

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Handgun Cleaning Class, May 4, 2019

The proper and necessary method of cleaning the student’s Handgun(s) as well as correct methods of lubrication, maintenance and preferred methods of storage.
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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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Shooting Competitions Introductory course, May 4, 2019

Date: May 4, 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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Muzzleloading Class, May 5, 2019

Part of our Birthday weekend celebration
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Emergency Evacuation Kit Course, May 7, 2019

In this course, you will learn how to use quick deployment kit that allows emergency evacuation of a subject in a room when there is no possibility to escape from the door.

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VEHICLE Close Quarter Battle (CQB), May 11, July 21, 2019

Dates: May 11, July 21, 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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Critical Survival Skills Course, May 12th, 2019

Dates: May 12th, 2019

Get hands-on and test yourself during this single day training intensive. We developed this course for critical survival skills, and give you your first taste of field training.

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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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Women Only Pistol Intro Course May 18, 2019

Dates: May 18, 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 & Rifle Combative And Seal Techniques, May 25, July 13, 2019

Dates: May 25, July 13, 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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Navy Seal led Handgun Mastery, May 26

Dates: 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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Basic Handgun course LVL 1 - May 26, June 23, 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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Beginners Rifle Course LVL 1, June 1

Dates: 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 led Handgun Concepts, 3.5 Hours, June 8, June 9, 2019

Dates: June 8, June 9, August 11, 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. During this class we guarantee that each shooter will decrease their shot placement by 50%, increase their overall speed, improve their weapon handling and safety, and overall capabilities. When you leave this course your confidence level in your capabilities with be much greater.
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Navy Seal led Rifle Concepts, 3.5 Hours, June 8, June 9, 2019

Dates: June 8, June 9, August 11, 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. During this class we guarantee that each shooter will decrease their shot placement by 50%, increase their overall speed, improve their weapon handling and safety, and overall capabilities. When you leave this course your confidence level in your capabilities with be much greater.
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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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Steel Challenge Training Seminar – June 15, 2019

Join us on April 20th for the Steel Challenge Training Seminar and learn to shoot steel like the pros!
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Navy Seal led Advanced CCW concepts - June 22, 2019

June 22, August 18, 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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Navy Seal led Rifle Mastery - July 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.
UDT instructors will be there by your side to pinpoint the areas each shooters needs to fine tune their mechanics and movement. By doing this your speed and efficiency is forced to increase. You will see a significant difference in your performance in just a few short hours. This course is the course each shooter needs, to take their skills to a Special Forces level.

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Competitive Pistol Class with World Champion Max Michel, July 25-26

Dates: July 25-26, 2019

This fast paced course will take each shooter through the most important fundamentals of speed shooting, recoil management, target transitions, drawing from a holster, speed reloads, basic movement techniques, some positional work, single hand shooting and many more vital skills necessary to win!

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Advanced Movement Techniques with World Champion Max Michel, July 27-28

Dates: July 27-28, 2019

Competitive Pistol is essential to any competitive shooter looking to break through to that next level. In fact, these same techniques apply to anyone who is looking to protect their family and even MIL/LE personnel as well.

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Helicopter Aerial Interdiction Course, August 10th, 2019

Dates: August 10th, 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. From there you will be introduced to aerial based target interdiction from a helo. Shooters will communicate with pilots, engage targets from the air at different distances and heights. In addition, shooters will experience basic foot patrol tactics and hot inserts/extracts as a real SEAL Team does while in hostile territory.

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Short Range Rifle course, September 22, 2019

Dates: September 22, December 21, 2019

This course is designed for the rifle shooter who wants to develop proficiency for short range engagements. This would be suitable for Law Enforcement and the civilian who might anticipate using the rifle indoors or in an urban environment.

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The Fundamentals of Fast with Frank Proctor, September 28-29

Dates: September 28-29, 2019

The Proctor Shooting Process involves an in-depth understanding and mastery of the following 5 “Fundamentals of Fast” in order to shoot Fast, Accurate, Easy.

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