quality firearms training for professionals and civilians
Providing Law Enforcement and Security Agencies the tools and techniques to optimally perform and prevail in high-risk, kinetic environments through authentic and dynamic training since 1993.
We are committed to offering the best in law enforcement training available. Our instructors consist of active and former police officers who are highly trained and well-respected professionals in the field.
2018-2019 SOTA Trainer of the year
Sgt. Matt Beckman
St. Paul Police Department
Top Gun Of the Year
Commander Brad Hazelett
This is a Level 2 Civilian Precision Rifle Course and is designed to give the civilian precision rifle shooter the opportunity to shoot at extreme distances and moving targets. Shooters will reinforce the basics skills and then move on to several challenging ranges on Camp Ripley that will test their knowledge, research, data books, weapons skills and distance shooter in an environment not normally open to the public. Attendance in our level one course is mandated to participate in this…Find out more »
This is a new and aggressive 2 Day patrol level course designed in response to the current threat of dynamic and sudden ambushes on uniformed patrol personnel while on active or criminal patrol. Officers are increasingly and alarmingly being attacked and ambushed without provocation and this course will deal with attacks and ambushes on foot, while mobile and from mobile situations for patrol personnel in CQB (Close Quarter Combat) situations. Day one involves intense, confrontational and dynamic scenarios in simulated…Find out more »
This course is designed to take the experienced civilian shooter or competitor with a sound skill level into high stress complex Hand gun shooting operations in dynamic live fire drills. Participants will be physically and mentally tested on performance of the basics under increasing levels of stress. Officer / Operators will be placed in a variety of high stress shooting circumstance using a Stair Step Method of Stress acclimation training that will challenge them, raise their skill levels and create…Find out more »
This 2 day course is designed to provide the tactical officer with a strong foundation for the use of night vision equipment and its role in law enforcement tactical operations. Students will gain hands-on experience with the function and operation of various night vision devices, infrared laser sighting systems, and IR lights. This course is a systematic approach to equipment selection, operational considerations, benefits, and limitations of night vision devices and the dangers presented by infrared laser devices to eye…Find out more »
The purpose of this course is to expose the civilian CCW carrier to the concepts, issues, equipment and techniques of operating and shooting in a low light or no light environment. CCW carriers, home owners, those that carry conceal at night need the experience and learn the proper techniques to confidently carry in the low light / no light environments and understand that the legal requires for the justified use of force does not change but becomes even more critical…Find out more »