Fortress Defense is a cadre of professional self-defense instructors intent on providing personal security training custom-tailored to the needs of the individual client. From basic gun safety for children, to Police, Military, and Executive protection training, Fortress will create the program you need for victory!
Effective instruction of female students is our specialty!
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May 2/3 Urban Rifle
May 2/3 Women’s Handgun
May 8/9/10 DTI Instructor Course
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An interview with John Farnam
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DTI For Women
“I’m not a violent criminal, but I do play one in Force-On-Force scenarios.” – Matt Ellison
I recently assisted instructing a Fortress Defense Force-On-Force training class, and portrayed a violent criminal numerous times throughout the day. One interesting thing about scenario-based training […]
Frank was recently interviewed by Casey Hendrickson, host of the Burning Truth Radio Show, regarding the proposed ATF ban of M855/5.56 ammunition.
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Fortress Affiliate Instructor and Protection Specialist Rick Colliver recently penned an article for The American Board for Certification in Homeland Security.
Great job, Rick!
The DBT and Its Role in Protection
“In my capacity as both a “consumer” […]
Fortress strongly recommends that all defensive firearm owners join the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network.
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Church Security Seminar (Advanced Level)
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