Frank has been a firearms instructor for over 15 years. As a senior staff instructor for Defense Training International (DTI), he has trained thousands of citizens, police, and military in the art of defensive firearms, and is the author of the DTI Instructors’ Standards Manual. Frank specializes in the effective instruction of female students and regularly speaks on defensive issues for women’s groups and community watch organizations.

His articles are also regularly published on the web, and are first found at Monderno and Guns Save Life.

Defense Training International (DTI)

John & Vicki Farnam

  • Pistol
  • Revolver
  • Rifle
  • Shotgun
  • Armed Vehicle Operations
  • Scenario-Based Training
  • Instruction of Female Students
  • Tactical Medical
  • Instructor Program

Yavapai Firearms Academy, Inc

Louis Awerbuck

  • Pistol
  • Rifle
  • Shotgun
  • Instructor Problem Solving
  • Rifle Instructor Course

Strike Tactical

Henk Iverson

  • Tactical Pistol Level 1
  • Armed Vehicle Operations
  • Defensive Blade

Tactical Defense Academy

Ben H. Mangels

  • Defensive Tactics

Gunsite

Ken Vogal

  • Armed Vehicle Operations

The Massad Ayoob Group

  • Mag-20: Armed Citizens’ Rules of Engagement

Badlands Tactical

  • Level One Sniper

Steve Tarani

  • Edged Weapons Level I

Doc Gunn, Inc.

  • Tactical Medical/Treatment of Gunshot Wounds

Midwest Training Group

  • Kubotan/Weapons Retention and Take Away

Firearm Instruction Certifications

Defense Training International

  • Senior Staff Instructor

National Rifle Association (NRA)

  • Certified Pistol Instructor
  • Personal Protection Inside the Home
  • Personal Protection Outside the Home
  • Range Safety Officer

Aimpro

  • Tactical Shotgun Instructor

YAVAPAI/Awerbuck

  • Rifle Instructor Course
  • Shooting Problem Diagnostics

Bank Miller

  • Shoothouse Instructor

Tactical Training Associates

  • Weapon Retention and Disarm Instructor

Rangemaster/Tom Givens

  • Firearms Instructor Development & Certification Course

ILEETA

  • Dynamic Airsoft Instructor

Armorer Certifications

  • Mossberg Shotgun
  • Glock Pistol
  • DSA FAL/SA58 Rifle
  • AR15

Professional Organizations

  • Gun Owners Of America, Life Member
  • Armed Citizens’ Legal Defense Network, Life Member
  • Second Amendment Foundation, Life Member
  • Second Amendment Sisters, Life Member
  • International Association of Law Enforcement Firearm Instructors (IALEFI)
  • International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA)
  • National Concealed Firearms Instructors’ Association