Course Information

The Home Defensive LVL1 covers Home Safety, Home Defense, Internal, External and Social Media safety considerations.  The front half of this course is classroom instruction, approximately 2 hours. The second half of this course is Hands On, where we introduce Limited Penetration room clearing, approximately 2 hours. We cover: stairwells, hallways, doorways, room entry and judgmental shoot/no-shoot scenarios.

Also covering: Castle Doctrine law, and Use of Force legal and practical considerations, Firearms considerations for Home Defense and related ballistic considerations, Firearms storage, and a heavy emphasis on  Home Defense planning and training for the whole family.

** NO Firearms and NO Live Ammunition in the classroom – indoor training will be completed safely in a Dry Practice fashion, with training weapons.  **  ALL GEAR WILL BE PROVIDED **

Children as young as (12 years) are allowed and encouraged to attend with a parent or adult guardian also taking the class.




Our Instructors

A US Army 1st Infantry Division medic, JD served in Operation New Dawn in Iraq (2010-2011) a Medic. After his active duty service, he contracted as a civilian worldwide and continued to provide operational medical support across the Middle East and Africa. In addition, he served with Arizona’s own 1/158th National Guard unit. He taught over 200 Combat Life Saver (CLS) Courses during his time in service and has firsthand experience in combat trauma.


-NREMT and Combat Medic Trained
-Warrior Leader Course (WLC) 2013
-United States Army NCO

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. I organized Diamondback Training Center’s teaching methodology following Murphy’s law, and taking equal portions of military, law enforcement, and civilian training environments to give our students the best experience possible.


-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle 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

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