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Online Training Resources

In addition to our on-range and on-site offerings DSI offers the most comprehensive on-line training resources anywhere. This is a list of the online instruction, courses, content, and plans we offer.

CONTENT

  1. What to buy: Purchase specification describing best weapon, ammo and accessories for first time gun buyers.
  2. Schmitt Case Study: Case study of the Schmitt family struggles in Detroit to defend their business from violent threat.
  3. Webinar Replays: 60 minute webinar "play-on-demand" for individuals businesses, churches and schools.
  4. Dry Practice Guide: The bible on safely and effectively practicing shooting fundamentals at home.
  5. Strategy For Defense Manual: Building decentralized networks of simpatico individuals to secure your life, family, business and community.
  6. Library Archive: Download PDF's on gunfighting, OODA loop, maneuver theory, etc.
  7. Individual Tactics Manual: How to defend your life and property. Using cover, clearing rooms, footwork, working stairways, etc.
  8. Team Tactics Manual: Working as a team to defend a business, church or school. Tactics, planning, analysis, etc.
  9. Intent to Defend Protocols: Protocols describing how teams should coordinate and interface with local authorities.
  10. Tactical Scenarios: Home invasion, road rage, demonstrations, terrorist attack, mob violence, school attack, business attack.
  11. Conceal Carry (CCW): Concealed carry basics video, photos and text narrative with test for credit.
  12. Handgun Drills: Video, photos and text narrative for 15 fundamental combative handgun techniques.
  13. Shotgun Drills: Video, photos and text narrative for 15 fundamental combative shotgun techniques.
  14. Rifle Drills: Video, photos and text narrative for 15 fundamental combative rifle techniques.

COURSES (All courses accessible via this link)

  1. 5-Day Kick-Start + Test: Online 5-Day/5-Hour Kick-Start course and test for new gun owners. Safety, drills, tactics, etc.
  2. 15 Handgun Modules + Final Exam: 15 instructional modules with quizzes and a final exam. Pass for credit.
  3. CCW Basics + Test: Concealed carry basics video, photos and text narrative with test for credit.
  4. 17 Individual Tactics Modules + Final Exam: 17 individual tactics course modules with quizzes and final exam for credit.
  5. 20 Team Tactics Modules + Final Exam: 20 team tactics course modules with quizzes and final exam for credit.
  6. 3 Tactical Medicine Courses + Final Exam: 3 basic tactical medicine courses with quizzes and final exam for credit.
  7. 3 Tactical Communication Courses + Final Exam: 3 basic tactical communication courses with quizzes and final exam for credit.

TRAINING PLANS

  1. BASIC: 30 Day beginner plan Smartsheet powered... for new gun owners. Handgun fundamentals + basic tactics.
  2. ADVANCED: 12 Month advanced plan Smartsheet powered... for experienced owners, handgun, shotgun, rifle, advanced tactics.
  3. TEAM: 24 Month PDB Stand-Up Smartsheet powered... establish private defense base and private security force.