Course Information

The Combative Carbine & Handgun Combo is a Level 3 firearms training course. Highly dynamic and physically demanding, this course requires non-negotiable, top-tier Safe Gun Handling skill. This class includes advanced drills including vehicle ops, CQB, pressing through the threat, breaking contact solo and in a team, movement shooting, communicating and shooting, and this course will never be the same twice, inducing the real-life scenario of an actual gunfight.




LVL2 Handgun AND LVL2 Carbine


This course has a student minimum of 3 and a student maximum of 10

Must be lawfully allowed to train with firearms. 

What this course covers

  • Gear use and set up
  • Fundamentals revisited (handgun and carbine)
  • Several Fast-n-Slow drills
  • Timed Malfunction Clearance drills
  • Timed Reload drills
  • Shooting While Moving
  • Multiple Targets/Various Distance Engagements
  • CQB Drills
  • Team Drills

Required Gear:

Semi-auto Handgun and/or
Semi-auto Carbine (AR, AK) with at least 4 mags
3 mags and one mag pouch pistol
3 mags and one mag pouch carbine
Minimum of 400 rounds of pistol and/or carbine ammunition
Sturdy strong-side holster
Dual handgun mag pouch
Dual AR or AK mag pouch
Change of clothes, or range clothes
Rifle Sling

Our Instructors

A US Army 82nd Airborne Reconnaissance Infantryman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran (2008-2009), I also spend as much time as possible outside hunting and fishing. Having countless hours training with multiple weapon platforms from crew served weapons to pistols, and having trained military, law enforcement, and civilians. We are constantly updating our training curriculum, making Diamondback an ideal training environment for individuals from every walk of life.


-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Shotgun Instructor, Inside and Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
-Arizona Department of Public Safety, Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Instructor
-Arizona Game and Fish Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor
-Sabre Red OC Spray Instructor
-ASP Baton, Handcuffing, and Flashlight Tactics Instructor
-CPR Certified

A Former US Marine, Roan Grimm has dedicated his life to the study of the grim realities of violent close combat.  With 35+ years of martial arts, the past 27 of which have been focused on the weapon intensive Filipino martial arts (arnis/eskrima/kali) and WWII era American combatives (scientific dirty fighting). With over 125 real contact stick fights with the world renown Dog Brothers, Grimm has tested the theories of actual fighting with impact weapons at a level few can approach.


Email: Training@dbackshootingsports.com


-NRA certified RSO, Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun Instructor
-Guro (black belt equivalent) in Nitullama silat as well as Dog Brothers Martial Arts
-Ma’a Guro in Sub3 American Kali, and Full Dog Brother – “Poi Dog”
-AZ DPS certified Unarmed Guard Instructor
-Creator of ADEPT personal security program

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

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