These 5-Day courses are specifically designed for groups of 5 or more with an interest in rapidly developing the team skills necessary to effectively respond to an active shooter violent encounter/situation.

Due to the rapid advancement of the curriculum, this option is not recommended for beginners.

This course is a favorite with our out-of-town guests.

When: Please Call 720-775-5674
Cost: Starting at $3500 per person/course


Course 1 Covers (5 consecutive days):

Unarmed tactical foundation, pistol skills, entry and movement with a pistol.

This is equal to the P.O.P course, the Able Shepherd Phase 1 & 2, and the Phase 1 & 2 Tests. At the end of the 5 days you will be ready for Able Shepherd Phase 3.


Course 2 Covers (5 consecutive days):

Course 2 starts where Course 1 leaves off.

AR training, AR tactical skills, live-fire AR and pistol, hostage recovery, emergency medical training, and a final training exercise.

This is equal to the Able Shepherd Phase 3, live drills, entry drills and tests with both rifle and pistol. At the end of the 5 days you will be ready to test for the Able Shepherd designation.


Call to Schedule 5-day Intensive Training: 720-775-5674


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