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Defense Techniques Academy

DefTech was founded when great minds came together to form a unique way of training students to be their very best. It’s not that our way is better, but simply adaptive to the individual.

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Our instructors come from a wide variety of backgrounds, bringing the multitude of perspectives into one collective, giving students a wealth of knowledge suited to their level and scope of learning.

Feature Focused

Targeted training tailored to the individual or group, without any filler.

Up To Date

Current, effective subject matter that is relevant for any situation.

Tiered Learning

Basic, Intermediate and Advanced tiers of training for anyone.

Flexible Enviornment

Come to us, or go to you; we take the training where it’s needed most.

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Meet Our Instructors

With over 40 years of combined experience, our instructors have the knowledge to make it all happen. We’re here to help you!

Chris Hoell

Chris Hoell

Since Marine Corps basic training in 1984, Chris has been an avid shooter and competitor in multiple firearms disciplines. After Earning Leatherneck magazines High Rifle […]

Cope Reynolds

Cope Reynolds

Cope began his career in training others to shoot, primarily in defensive handgun, in 1995. He is the owner of and lead firearms and survival/preparedness […]

Fernando Moreira

Fernando Moreira

Fernando has accumulated of 40+ years of tracking experience in all environments all over the world!! He is regularly called in by many SAR organizations […]

Kevin Faulk

Kevin Faulk

As a member of Crash, Fire & Rescue in the Marine Corps, Kevin started his public safety career. After the Marines Kevin went to paramedic […]

Mark Madsen

Mark Madsen

Mark “Mad Dogg”Madsen, has been in the Bail Enforcement Industry going on 8 yrs. Within that time, Mark has been involved in his fair share […]

Paul Marsters

Paul Marsters

Paul is a former an adjunct instructor of 8 years at the SIG Sauer Academy. He has over 21 years of federal and military Survival […]

Pete Lanteri

Pete Lanteri

As a tactical rifle instructor for the last 7 (and on going) years, Pete Lanteri has put his Marine Corps infantry rifleman skills to use […]


Meet Our Affiliates

DefTech Academy is always seeking to partner with other individuals, businesses and groups to create a solid, professional network..

PROFESSIONALTRACKERS.COM

PROFESSIONALTRACKERS.COM

Fernando Moreira of ProfessionalTrackers.com has 40 plus years of experience tracking. As a member of many SAR units and law enforcement agencies, he is the […]

TITALGLOBALUS.COM

TITALGLOBALUS.COM

Titan Global has been a leader and innovator in security operations worldwide for some time now. We here have on occasion worked with them on […]

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What I learned has helped me to be more confident and comfortable around firearms.
Michelle Jones
Housewife and Mom
Showing us how to incorporate these skills with what we have already been taught is awesome.
Daryl Finch
US Marines
Fantastic training! These guys know their stuff, and don't limit you as a student by showing how to make the most of everything.
Bridget Barnes
Police Officer