Events

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  • Friday, May 25, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    Meet & Greet/Book Signing with Tanto and Boon - FrogBones Family Shooting Center - Melbourne, Florida

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    Books will be sold and autographed during the event:

    13 Hours: $35
    The Ranger Way: $26

    Purchase Both for $60

  • Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 09:00 AM through May 27, 2018 ·

    Two Day Defensive Pistol/Carbine Course - Palm Bay, Florida

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    NAIL FARM - PALM BAY, FLORIDA

    SATURDAY, MAY 26 AND SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2018

     

    Two Day Defensive Pistol/Carbine Course will teach the student proper employment of the Carbine in a Defensive context from Close Range Engagement to Medium Range Engagement with an emphasis on the proper use of cover . The course is taught by Kris 'Tanto' Paronto and Dave "Boon" Benton and assisted by other vetted tactical instructors from the intelligence community.

    Spots are very limited - Register Today! 

    Note: There is No Public Viewing - Registered Students Only.

     

    This event is being held at Nail Farm and hosted by Frogbones Family Shooting Center.

     

    Topics covered

    Weapons manipulation
    Proper zero
    Ballistics
    Proper use of cover
    Asymmetric shooting positions
    Lines of gear
    Justifiable use of force
    Multiple Threat engagement
    and more.

    Gear required:
    Wrap around eye protection
    Hearing Protection
    Carbine ( 556,6.8, 300BK, 762x39, 6.5, Pistol caliber carbine, etc.)with sling
    Min. 3 mags for Carbine
    Ability to carry 2 spare carbine  mags on body
    500 rounds carbine
    Pistol of at least 9mm
    Quality holster and magazine pouch
    Min. 3 pistol magazines
    500 rounds pistol ammo

    Not Required but Recommended: Knee Pads, Long Sleeve Shirt, Hat (highly recommended), Lunch, and Water

     

    Note: This is not a beginner course and would not be suitable for someone with no pistol or rifle experience. Please email Judy at JLWilkinsonConsulting@gmail.com if you aren't sure if this course is right for you.  FYI: You don't need a lot of training, but this isn't suitable for someone that hasn't shot before or doesn't know how to load it.

    U.S. Government ID is required

     

    CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to a limited number of spots available, refunds are unavailable. Credits for a future class will be given if a 48 hour notice is given.

    Contact Judy Landreth Wilkinson - JLWilkinsonConsulting@gmail.com / (706) 518-2116 if you are interested in hosting Battleline Tactical at your Range.

  • Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Fort Scott Munitions in Fort Scott, KS

    Tanto & Boon - Battleline Tactical At Fort Scott Munitions

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    Private Event

  • Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, AZ

    Kris Paronto Keynote Speaker - Jailcon18 - Private

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    PRIVATE CONFERENCE

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    In addition to the best training available for corrections, NIJO is excited to announce that JAILCON18 West Keynote Speaker will be Kris Paranto. Kris Paronto – “Tanto” as he is affectionately known in security contracting circles – is a former Army Ranger from 2nd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment and private security contractor who has deployed throughout South America, Central America, the Middle East and North Africa. He also worked with the US Government’s Global Response Staff conducting low profile security in high threat environments throughout the world.

     

    Mr. Paronto was part of the CIA annex security team that responded to the terrorist attack on the US Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya, September 11th, 2012, helping to save over 20 lives while fighting off terrorists from the CIA Annex for over 13 hours. Mr. Paronto’s story is told in the book “13 Hours” written by Mitchell Zuckoff and his five surviving annex security team members.

  • Saturday, June 09, 2018 at 09:00 AM through June 10, 2018 ·

    BATTLELINE TACTICAL TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE - COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

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    BATTLELINE TACTICAL

    With The Assistance Of MORGAN TIMING SYSTEMS

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    Is Coming To FORT CARSON/ COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

    SATURDAY, JUNE 9 -  SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2018

    9am until 5pm daily

    TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE designed for intermediate to advanced students looking to improve their speed and accuracy while utilizing drawing from concealment. This course will be taught by Battleline's Lead Firearms Instructor Kris "Tanto" Paronto and other vetted firearms instructors from the intelligence community.

     

    SPOTS ARE LIMITED - REGISTER EARLY!

     

    TOPICS COVERED:

    - PISTOL SAFETY

    - VARIOUS IWB POSITIONS & THE ADVANTAGES OF EACH

    - DRAWING FROM CONCEALMENT

    - FUNDAMENTALS OF PISTOL MARKSMANSHIP

    - TARGET ACQUISITION

    - ENGAGEMENT FROM 3 TO 25 METERS FROM CONCEALMENT

    - CLOSE RANGE PISTOL ENGAGEMENT FROM CONCEALMENT

    - PISTOL CONCEALMENT RELOADS

    - SHOOTING FROM SIMPLE COVER

    - STRONG SIDE & SUPPORT SIDE SHOOTING

    - SHOOTING ON THE MOVE

    - MULTIPLE TARGET ACQUISITION

    - LOW LIGHT SHOOTING

    - BALLISTICS

     

    EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

    - EYE PROTECTION

    - HEARING PROTECTION (preferably noise canceling but not required)

    - 600 ROUNDS OF PISTOL AMMUNITION

    - QUALITY CONCEALMENT PISTOL HOLSTER AND PISTOL MAGAZINE HOLSTER (in good condition and working order)

    - 3 PISTOL MAGAZINES (at minimum)

    - WEATHER APPROPRIATE CLOTHING (rain or shine)

    - TARGETS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTORS

    - LUNCH & WATER BOTTLES

     

    NON-REQUIRED BUT RECOMMENDED:

    - KNEE PADS

    - SUNGLASSES

    - SUNSCREEN & BUG SPRAY

     

     

    ELIGIBILITY:

    - VALID U.S. GOVERNMENT ID

    - COMPLETION OF A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE THROUGH A SIMILAR COMPANY OR GOVT AGENCY OR PERMISSION FROM THE INSTRUCTORS TO ATTEND CLASS.

    - DD-214 SHOWING M-9 COMPLETION WILL SUFFICE FOR A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE COMPLETION.

     

    LODGING: LODGING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT.

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    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Colorado Springs offers free COS airport shuttle service, a restaurant and bar plus a great location next to the World Arena.

     

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    Our Hampton Inn and Suites Colorado Springs/I-25 South hotel near World Arena offers free hot breakfast and free WiFi.

     

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    CANCELLATION:

    DUE TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE, THERE IS NO REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS. IF YOU CANCEL 30 DAYS PRIOR, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FULL CREDIT THAT CAN BE USED FOR A FUTURE CLASS.

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 09:00 AM through June 13, 2018 ·
    JARVIS SHOOTING RANGE in Whitewater, CO

    BATTLELINE TACTICAL TWO DAY DEFENSIVE PISTOL/CARBINE COURSE - GRAND JUNCTION, CO

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    GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO

    Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13, 2018

     

    Two Day Defensive Pistol/Carbine Course will teach the student proper employment of the Carbine in a Defensive context from Close Range Engagement to Medium Range Engagement with an emphasis on the proper use of cover . The course is taught by Kris 'Tanto' Paronto and assisted by other vetted tactical instructors from the intelligence community.

    Spots are very limited - Register Today! 

    Note: There is No Public Viewing - Registered Students Only.

     

    Topics covered

    Weapons manipulation
    Proper zero
    Ballistics
    Proper use of cover
    Asymmetric shooting positions
    Lines of gear
    Justifiable use of force
    Multiple Threat engagement
    and more.

    Gear required:
    Wrap around eye protection
    Hearing Protection
    Carbine ( 556,6.8, 300BK, 762x39, 6.5, Pistol caliber carbine, etc.)with sling
    Min. 3 mags for Carbine
    Ability to carry 2 spare carbine  mags on body
    500 rounds carbine
    Pistol of at least 9mm
    Quality holster and magazine pouch
    Min. 3 pistol magazines
    500 rounds pistol ammo

    Not Required but Recommended: Knee Pads, Long Sleeve Shirt, Hat (highly recommended), Lunch, and Water

     

    Note: This is not a beginner course and would not be suitable for someone with no pistol or rifle experience. Please email Judy at JLWilkinsonConsulting@gmail.com if you aren't sure if this course is right for you.  FYI: You don't need a lot of training, but this isn't suitable for someone that hasn't shot before or doesn't know how to load it.

    U.S. Government ID is required

     

    CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to a limited number of spots available, refunds are unavailable. Credits for a future class will be given if a 48 hour notice is given.

    Contact Judy Landreth Wilkinson - JLWilkinsonConsulting@gmail.com / (706) 518-2116 if you are interested in hosting Battleline Tactical at your Range.

     

    LODGING: The Grand Vista Hotel 970-241-8411 with their terrific (unbeatable) room rate of $69.00.
    Dry camping is also permitted at the both venues, the Jarvis range and the RMGC.
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 09:00 AM ·
    ROCKY MOUNTAIN GUN CLUB in Grand Junction, CO

    BATTLELINE TACTICAL ONE DAY BASIC PISTOL COURSE - ROCKY MOUNTAIN GUN CLUB, GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO

     

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    ONE DAY BASIC FUNDAMENTALS PISTOL COURSE
    ROCKY MOUNTAIN GUN CLUB - GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO
    9AM UNTIL 3PM
    This is a perfect starter class.


    Fee: $350 per person - 10% Discount for Battleline Tactical Alumni 

     
    NOTE: This is a PRIVATE EVENT - No Public Viewing

     

    One Day Basic Fundamentals Pistol Course designed for the shooter looking to learn the fundamentals of marksmanship and safe weapon handling with a defensive pistol from the holster.

    The course is taught by Kris “Tanto” Paronto, Dave “Boon” Benton.

     

    Topics Covered:

    - Weapon Safety

    - Cycle Of Pistol Operation

    - Fundamentals Of Defensive Marksmanship 

    - Drawing From The Holster

    - Loading/ Unloading 

    - Stoppages

    - Proper Selection and Placement of Gear 

    - Cleaning and Maintenance 

    - Ammo Selection

    - Live Fire Drills to Increase Safe Weapon Handling and Marksmanship

     

    Suggested Equipment:

    - Serviceable Defensive Pistol of at Least 9mm 

    - 3 Magazines

    - Holster

    - Wrap Around Eye Protection Quality Eye and Hearing Protection 

    - 500 Rounds of Ammo

    - Magazine Pouch Able to Carry At least One Magazine 

    - Cleaning Supplies for Pistol

    - Long Sleeve Shirt, Knee and Elbow Pads, and Hat (highly recommended but not required)

    - Water

    - Bring your Lunch  

     

    Eligibility Requirements:

    - US Government ID Required

    - Must be able to lawfully carry a handgun

     

    CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to a limited number of spots available, refunds are unavailable. Credits for a future class will be given if a 48 hour notice is given.
    LODGING: The Grand Vista Hotel 970-241-8411 with their terrific (unbeatable) room rate of $69.00.
    Dry camping is also permitted at the both venues, the Jarvis range and the RMGC.
    SPONSORED BY:
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  • Friday, June 15, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, CO

    Kris "Tanto" Paronto To Throw Out First Pitch & Sign Books on Opening Day for Grand Junction Rockies

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    KRIS 'TANTO' PARONTO TO THROW OUT FIRST PITCH & SIGN BOOKS

    GRAND JUNCTION ROCKIES OPENING DAY

     

    Tanto will be autographing copies of his two books, 13 Hours and The Ranger Way (while supplies last).

    Hardback Copy of THE RANGER WAY $26 

    Hardback Copy of 13 HOURS $35

    Purchase Both Books for $60

     

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  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 09:00 AM through June 20, 2018 ·
    Scottsdale Gun Club in Scottsdale, AZ

    BATTLELINE TACTICAL TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE - SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

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    BATTLELINE TACTICAL TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE

    SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA


    TUESDAY, JUNE 19 - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018

    9am until 5pm daily

    TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE designed for intermediate to advanced students looking to improve their speed and accuracy while utilizing drawing from concealment. This course will be taught by Battleline's Lead Firearms Instructor Kris "Tanto" Paronto, Dave "Boon" Benton and other vetted firearms instructors from the intelligence community.

    SPOTS ARE LIMITED - REGISTER EARLY!


    This is a Private Event - No Public Viewing



    TOPICS COVERED:

    - PISTOL SAFETY

    - VARIOUS IWB POSITIONS & THE ADVANTAGES OF EACH

    - DRAWING FROM CONCEALMENT

    - FUNDAMENTALS OF PISTOL MARKSMANSHIP

    - TARGET ACQUISITION

    - ENGAGEMENT FROM 3 TO 25 METERS FROM CONCEALMENT

    - CLOSE RANGE PISTOL ENGAGEMENT FROM CONCEALMENT

    - SHOOTING FROM SIMPLE COVER

    - STRONG SIDE & SUPPORT SIDE SHOOTING

    - SHOOTING ON THE MOVE

    - MULTIPLE TARGET ACQUISITION

    - LOW LIGHT SHOOTING

    - BALLISTICS



    EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

    - EYE PROTECTION

    - HEARING PROTECTION (preferably noise canceling but not required)

    - 600 ROUNDS OF PISTOL AMMUNITION

    - QUALITY CONCEALMENT PISTOL HOLSTER AND PISTOL MAGAZINE HOLSTER (in good condition and working order)

    - 3 PISTOL MAGAZINES (at minimum)

    - WEATHER APPROPRIATE CLOTHING (rain or shine)

    - LUNCH & WATER BOTTLES



    NON-REQUIRED BUT RECOMMENDED:

    - KNEE AND ELBOW PADS

    - LONG SLEEVE SHIRT

    - LONG BRIMMED HAT




    ELIGIBILITY:

    - VALID U.S. GOVERNMENT ID

    - COMPLETION OF A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE THROUGH A SIMILAR COMPANY OR GOVT AGENCY OR PERMISSION FROM THE INSTRUCTORS TO ATTEND CLASS.

    - DD-214 SHOWING M-9 COMPLETION WILL SUFFICE FOR A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE COMPLETION.

     


    WEAPON RENTALS / AMMO: PLEASE RESERVE PRIOR TO CLASS: Call : 480-348-1111
    Email : info@scottsdalegunclub.com



    LODGING: LODGING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT.



    CANCELLATION:

    DUE TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE, THERE IS NO REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS. IF YOU CANCEL 30 DAYS PRIOR, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FULL CREDIT THAT CAN BE USED FOR A FUTURE CLASS.

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 09:00 AM through June 22, 2018 ·
    VIP PHOENIX in Phoenix, AZ

    BATTLELINE TACTICAL PROTECTIVE SECURITY OPERATIONS COURSE - PHOENIX ARIZONA

    SOLD OUT

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    TWO DAY BATTLELINE TACTICAL PROTECTIVE SECURITY OPERATIONS COURSE

    JUNE 21 & 22, 2018 - 9am until 5pm daily

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA

    SOLD OUT

     

    The Battle Line Tactical Protective Security Operations Course prepares the student to perform the duties as a Personal Protection Specialist on a Personal Protection Team tasked with protecting an individual by conducting advance operations, walking formations, motorcade operations and more.

     

    This Is A Private Event - No Public Viewing

    VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE - REGISTER EARLY!


    Topics Covered:
    Advance Operations.
    - Walking Formations.
    - Departures/Arrivals.
    - Motorcade Operations.
    - Receiving Lines.
    - Attack Cycle.
    - Attack On Principal Drills.
    - Employment of the Protective Pistol from concealment.
    - Primary Hand Employment.
    - Multiple Threats.
    - Tactical Reloads.
    - Speed Reloads.
    - Shooting on the Move.
    - Break in/Break out/Safe Haven Defense. (PRE)

    Equipment Required:
    - UTM Pistol/ conversion kit.
    - 300 rounds of UTM.
    - 2 Spare Mags with mag pouch.
    - Concealed holster that stays open after drawing.
    - Sturdy belt to support gear.
    - Cover garment to conceal gear.
    - Clear wrap around eye protection.
    - Note pad and pen.

     

    Eligibilty Requirements:

    - MUST RETURN BATTLELINE TACTICAL WAIVER AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION PRIOR TO COURSE. (You will receive this prior to the class after you register.)

    - VALID U.S. GOVERNMENT ID

    - COMPLETION OF A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE THROUGH A SIMILAR TRAINING COMPANY OR GOVERNMENT AGENCY

    - OR PERMISSION FROM THE INSTRUCTORS TO ATTEND COURSE. (DD-214 SHOWING M-9 COMPLETION WILL SUFFICE FOR A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE COMPLETION.)

    PLEASE CONTACT JUDY AT JLWILKINSONCONSULTING@GMAIL.COM IF YOU WANT TO CHECK TO SEE IF THIS COURSE IS RIGHT FOR YOU.

     

    NOTES:

    TO RESERVE AMMO AND FIREARMS, CONTACT:

    MIKE AT MTTstaff@gmail.com

     

    Cancellation Policy:

    DUE TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE, THERE IS NO REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS. IF YOU CANCEL 30 DAYS PRIOR, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FULL CREDIT THAT CAN BE USED FOR A FUTURE CLASS.


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