World class training requires world class teachers. Meet the Talon Instructors. They are simply the best in the business.
The Talon Tactical Medicine Instructors are the very best in Tucson. Specialized training in CCW, self defense, tactical medicine, first aid, active shooter and firearms safety.
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
NRA certified advanced firearms instructor, certified emergency paramedic, weapons expert, defensive tactics and national trainer of Active Shooter and TCCC.
"Training should be the hardest thing you do"
NRA certified firearms instructor, extensive martial arts training with a special interest in combat swords. She also has expertise in public relations and fundraising.
"Do not complain unless you are doing something about it"
Director of Training
Instructor of tactics and medicine, certified flight paramedic, former High Threat Protection Medic and Medic Team Lead for the Littlebird program in Baghdad, Iraq. TCCC instructor. NRA certified firearms instructor.
"Maintain your balance when jumping on the bird"
Assistant Director of Training
Technical rescue expert, high angle rope rescue, confined space and swift water rescue. Certified TCCC, TECC & CPR instructor, EMT, advanced cardiac life support and wildland firefighter.
"I kind of like the heat in the kitchen"
Tactical Defense and Logistics
Retired Federal Law Enforcement Officer, tactical defense and use of force instructor. Hand to hand combat, taser, baton, launched gas, explosive munitions & remote rescue specialist.
"I like teaching good people how to survive bad situations"
Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician. Certified Sports Medicine physician. NRA certified firearms instructor. Former EMT and Wildland Firefighter.
"Understand new threats and know how to combat them with tactics and medicine"
Firearms and Communication Specialist
Former US Marine and radio technician. Advanced NRA firearms instructor and Range Safety Officer. EMT and certified PHTLS. Certified TCCC and TECC instructor.
"When chaos comes knocking, clear communications can be a tactical advantage"
Moulage Concepts, CEO
Owner of a medical-trauma moulage company and author of several moulage training books. An expert at making simulations "come alive". A world class special effects artist with world class results.
"When your mind thinks the scenario looks real, it is real. It makes training much more effective"
Firearms and Medical
NRA certified firearms instructor specializing in pistol and advanced tactics. Certified TCCC instructor.
"Learn what you need to know to save the lives of you and your family"
Close Quarter Combat & Defensive Tactics
Kajukenbo 6th degree black belt. Combat arms instructor. Trained in EOD and SERE
"There is always something new to learn"
NRA certified firearms instructor and former Federal Agent. Extensive experience with close quarters combat, threat assessment and firearms marksmanship.
"I love to teach and share my expertise"
Swift Water & Hazardous Material
Certified flight paramedic and technical rope rescue instructor. Hazardous materials technician.
"You have to take time off to sharpen the axe"
Assistant Director of Firearms
NRA certified advanced firearms instructor. Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) and (LEOSA) instructor.
"If you are going to do it, you might as well do it right"
Director of Firearms
NRA certified firearms instructor in marksmanship and tactics. Expert marksman and master of weapon manipulation.
"I particularly enjoy watching women gain confidence and self esteem with training"