Defense Training International 2017 Training Schedule

By John Farnam

John Farnam of Defense Training International
John Farnam of Defense Training International with students.
Defense Training International, Inc
Defense Training International, Inc

Ft Collins, CO –-( DTI’s 2017 Training Schedule is in the process of being posted on our Web Page right now.

It will be periodically amended and updated for the rest of this month and December too, as local Courses are confirmed. But, this is what we have confirmed now.

Posted below!

On the DTI Web Page (, you’ll see an option, “”

When you go there, you’ll see a section on sighing-up for our DTI Operator Video Series. These are excellent and provide my students and colleagues with a method for keeping-up with developments in our Art.

Your also see a section called, “Pro Shop” Or, you can go directly there at www,

The DTI Operator Pro Shop is run by friends in UT who supply my students with gear I recommend. As you know, I don’t “endorse” products, nor services, but I’m happy to recommend those I like.

Here is the latest update from the DTI Pro Shop:

We’re now carrying several models of First Light tactical flashlights, including the 700 lumen T-Max and Tomahawk, which I carry daily

We also have a number of Surefire tactical flashlights, including the high-output, self-adjusting “Intellibeam.”

We have Speer Gold Dot in 9mm, 40S&W, and 45 ACP. We can’t get Cor-Bon DPX until after the first of the year. When you see a box, grab it!

Bulk 5.56×45 is hard to find, and will likely be for months. My advice, as with DPX, is to grab it when you see it! Same story with bulk 300Blk

We have some 7.62×51 (308) in stock, but it is getting hard to find too. Most is made in Israel or Germany, and we have found both to be very acceptable.

No shortage of 7.62×39! Free shipping to all of your DTI students and subscribers.

Here is the current iteration of our DTI Schedule. When you can’t find a description of a particular Course, or have other questions, e-mail me at [email protected]

3 Dec 16  El Paso, TX, Defensive Handgun
17-18 Dec  16  Highview, WV, Stress Inoculation

14 Jan 17  Fundamentals of Defensive Shooting for Women, Las  Vegas, NV
14-15 Jan 17  Vehicle Defense, Las Vegas, NV
25-26 Feb  17  Defensive Handgun, Victoria, TX
25-26 Feb 17  Urban  Rifle/Vehicle Defense, Victoria, TX

4-5 Feb 17  Armed Response to a Terrorist Attack, Camden,  TN

4-5 Mar 17  Armed Response to Domestic Threats, Naples, FL

6-7 Apr 17  Patrol Rifle, Pittstown, NJ
8-9 Apr  17  Defense Handgun, Sussex, NJ
15-16 Apr 17  Defensive  Handgun, Manchester, NH
21 Apr 17   Tactical Treatment of Gunshot  Wounds, Troy, OH
22-23 Apr 17  Armed Response to a Terrorist  Attack, Troy, OH
28-29 Apr 17  Urban Rifle, Limon, CO

6-7 May 17  Defensive Handgun, Rochester, IN
13-14 May  17  Armed Response to a Terrorist Attack Athens, IL
20-21 May  17  Armed Response to a Terrorist Attack, Pelham, NH

2 June 17   Tactical Treatment of Gunshot Wounds, Pittsburgh,  PA
3-4 June 17  Urban Rifle, Pittsburgh, PA
3-4 June  17  Women’s Defensive Handgun, Elk Mountain, WY
10-11 June  17  Armed Response to a Terrorist Attack, Montecello, MN
17-18 June  17  Armed Response to a Terrorist Attack, Yakima, WA
20-22 June  17  Three-Gun, Fairplay, CO
24-25 June 17  Police  Response to a Terrorist Attack, Sturgis, MI
28-29 June  17  Defensive Handgun, Casper, WY
28-29 June 17  Advanced  Defensive Handgun/Vehicle Defense, Casper, WY

21-22 July 17  Defensive Handgun, Salt Lake City, UT

9-10 Sept 16  Women’s Defensive Handgun, Elk Mountain,  WY
16-17 Sept 17  Women’s Defensive Handgun, Yakima, WA
16-17  Sept 17  Defensive Handgun, Yakima, WA
23-24 Sept  17  Urban Rifle, Onalaska, WA
29-30 Sept 17  Armed  Response to a Terrorist Attack, Salt Lake City, UT

5-6 Oct 17  Police Defensive Handgun, Pittstown, NJ
7-8 Oct  17  Urban Rifle, Sussex, NJ
14-15 Oct 17   Urban  Rifle, South Lake Tahoe, NV
21-22 Oct 17  Defensive Handgun,  Victoria, TX
21-22 Oct 17  Urban Rifle/Vehicle Defense, Victoria,  TX
28 Oct 17  Tactical Treatment of Gunshot Wounds, Columbia,  SC
29 Oct 17  Advanced Defensive Handgun, Columbia, SC

4-5 Nov 17  Armed Response to a Terrorist Attack, Amissville,  VA

2 Dec 17  Defensive Handgun, El Paso, TX

About John Farnam & Defense Training International, Inc
As a defensive weapons and tactics instructor John Farnam will urge you, based on your own beliefs, to make up your mind in advance as to what you would do when faced with an imminent and unlawful lethal threat. You should, of course, also decide what preparations you should make in advance, if any. Defense Training International wants to make sure that their students fully understand the physical, legal, psychological, and societal consequences of their actions or inactions.

It is our duty to make you aware of certain unpleasant physical realities intrinsic to the Planet Earth. Mr Farnam is happy to be your counselor and advisor. Visit:

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Robert A Yeager
Robert A Yeager
4 years ago

I recently attended and graduated from John Farnam’s Urban Defense training. I would highly recommend his training as I was able to assess my equipment, mind set and skill level. I was humbled to say the least. I thought I was fairly knowledgeable and prepared to run my equipment prior to taking the course but quickly discovered that I was in for a very comprehensive weekend of discovering my limits and improvements. I was very proud to achieve the DTI Rifle pin for successfully passing the course.