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Jeff Gonzales - Combative Pistol 2

Combative Pistol 2


18 hours

Add Combative Pistol 2 to your shooting skills toolbox! This 2-day, intermediate course taught by one of our guest instructors is designed to equip the modern gunfighter with the shooting skills necessary for close-range defensive situations.

C2 Tactical bring you the exclusive opportunity to take this Combative Pistol 2 course instructed by U.S. Navy SEAL Jeff L. Gonzales, a nationally recognized weapons and tactics instructor and President of Trident Concepts.

Combative Pistol 2 is a 2-day course offered on October 16th & 17th from 8am-5pm at Cowtown Range.

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Focus Areas:

  • Essential pistol skills from 0-25 yards
  • Close range shooting focused on speed
  • Mid-range shooting focused on accuracy
  • Under pressure shooting drills
  • Marksmanship
  • Holster draw stroke
  • Gun handling with multiple threats
  • Ammunition management

More about Jeff Gonzales:

Jeff Gonzales, SEAL Team Operator 1987 – 1999
Petty Officer First Class Jeff Gonzales was a decorated and respected U.S. Navy SEAL for 12 years. He graduated from Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) class #155 and was immediately transferred to SEAL Team Four. He served at ST4 as an operator and trainer where he routinely deployed to USSOCOM and participated in numerous combat operations. While at ST4, he was responsible for training fellow teammates in various combat-related skills such as weapons, tactics, and demolitions. Selected for the team’s training cell, he was instrumental in developing several blocks of instruction that increased the team’s overall combat effectiveness.

Through his company Trident Concepts, Jeff pioneered new advances in weapons and tactics instruction. His unique understanding of adult learning, detailed curriculum development, and rigorous adherence to performance standards continue to set him apart from an increasingly crowded field.

In recent years, Jeff has increased his focus on concealed carry. Leveraging his experience operating in non-permissive environments all over the world, Jeff has unique knowledge to share with members of law enforcement, military, and responsible armed citizens.

Passionate and dynamic, Jeff has been recognized as a subject matter expert on concealed carry and currently a member of the NRA’s Training and Education Committee. We are very excited and fortunate to welcome Jeff as one of our guest instructors to instruct this course at C2 Tactical.

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Private Citizen Home Defense Shotgun w/ John Correia


8 hours

This one day class is set up to give you an advance look at using your shotgun for home defense.

Private Citizen Home Defense Shotgun prepares a home defender to properly utilize a shotgun in defense of home and family in evidence-based ways. We will focus our efforts on the skills most necessary to prevail in home defense using a pump-action or semi-automatic shotgun. We will consider recoil mitigation and proper push-pull technique, accuracy standards, running the gun with speed, proper loading techniques, proper choice of defensive ammunition, patterning, and defending against single and multiple attackers.

Home Defense Shotgun is a 1-day course offered on November 13th and 14th from 8am-5pm at Cowtown Range.


Required Equipment:

  • 250 Rounds of Birdshot (please do not bring Winchester Super X if possible – it tends to run poorly)
  • 25 Rounds of the Buckshot the student intends to use for home defense
  • 10 Slugs (Foster or Brenneke, but no Sabot please)
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Shotgun you use for homestead defense – preferably a pump or semi-auto shotgun in 12ga or 20ga
    • It would be beneficial if the shotgun had a sling on it, but this is not strictly necessary
  • Snacks & Water
  • Brimmed Hat
  • Closed toed shoes & high neckline shirt
  • Knee pads (optional)

Class Prerequisites:

  • Introduction to Shotgun & Shotgun Fundamentals


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