John Farnam

Cornell College, BA in Biology
– US Marine Corps Second Lieutenant, Vietnam
– infantry platoon leader
– three Purple Hearts
– Trained Marines
– Active in the Reserves until 1987, rank of major
– 1971 Police Officer
– 1972 – Begain Instructon
– DTI Defense Training International
– Inspired by Jeff Cooper
“Each of our students is an instructor”
– “The Farnam Method of Defensive Handgunning”
– “The Farnam Method of Defensive Shotgun and Rifle Shooting”
– “The Street Smart Gun Book”

Tom Givens

  • 25-year career in law enforcement 
  • 1996 Rangemaster
  • Rangemaster Firearms Training Services
  • Author of over 100 magazine articles in S.W.A.T. Magazine, Combat Handguns Magazine, Concealed Carry Magazine, Soldier of Fortune, Peterson Handguns Magazine, and others
  • 1998 Tennessee IDPA State Champion
  • 1999 Mississippi IDPA State Champion
  • Former Member IDPA Board of Directors
  • Armed Citizens’ Legal Defense Network, Inc.