Shooting Classes

From Star Elite Defense, LLC. Instructor Bob Haygood.

From Bob Haygood, certified instructor

I recently watched a short news brief on stolen valor. Someone pretending to be a military hero that was not.

It is amazing to me people claim to be something they have not put blood, sweat, and courage into.

Stealing military or LEO valor really is awful. Those are the true hero’s that protect us on a 24/7 basis.

Kind of goes hand in hand with training. Just because you own a gun or have a License to carry, does not make you proficient with a firearm no more than carrying a tourniquet makes you a doctor. 

When you come train with me at Star Elite Defense LLC,  you are not getting an instructor that has been in the military or law enforcement. 

You are getting a civilian that has been shooting and competing in all shooting disciplines since 6 years of age.

You are getting someone that has trained at numerous schools/classes over the past 21 years with true hero’s in military and law enforcement.

One which I am certified by (in his training system) that is my tactical mentor, BRIAN HOFFNER. Brian is a Houston Police Dept. SR Instructor and military Vet.

My point is there are many great instructors in Texas and across the country. Whether you come train at my private facility or not, seek training from someone that has put time into striving for a better way to shoot and survive in that terrible and ugly moment of conflict that no one wants to happen.

That is what we are trying to accomplish at SED LLC.

I say “WE” because I am passing knowledge on from guardian hero’s that I have learned from over the past 21 plus years.  At STAR ELITE DEFENSE, we also have guest instructors such as what will be in the attachment.

They offer a world of skills and shooting combat knowledge. If you carry a pistol, thinking about carrying a pistol, or just want to expand your skills, consider to come train. Train to protect yourself, your loved ones, friend, and community. As Hoffner says, train to be a sheepdog and allow others to be sheep.

Please feel free to pass this on to any responsible citizens that you know and would like to further or begin to enhance their shooting skills.

Our Instructors

Bob Haygood

STAR ELITE DEFENSE LLC

NRA PISTOL INSTRUCTOR, STATE OF TEXAS DPS LTC INSTRUCTOR, CIVILIAN TACTICAL INSTRUCTOR (CERTIFIED by BRIAN HOFFNER-HOUSTON POLICE DEPT SR INSTRUCTOR). 

Gained knowledge attending numerous other schools/classes in Texas, Colorado, and Nevada with other Law Enforcement, Military, and Competition Shooters since 1999.

VITAL DEFENSE GROUP INSTRUCTOR (GUNSHOT WOUND FIRST-AID taught by NICK RATLIFF – SPECIAL FORCES GREEN BERET) CHY YON RYU BLACK BELT and numerous other knife and hand to hand training clinics/classes since 1988.

Heather Eckert

E4 DEFENSE LLC

Heather was a Criminal Justice Major and has actively been involved in Law Enforcement since 2010. Heather is CERTIFIED MASTER FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR, HOLDS MULTIPLE FIREARM RBT/FORCE ON FORCE and SPECIALTY TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS. She is an active member of ILEETA, IALEFI and IAWP. Currently she serves as a Texas DPS LEVEL 111 FIREARMS and ACADEMIC INSTRUCTOR in the DFW area.

Through her years of instructing and working with multiple departments across the country she recognized the dire need for advanced firearms DT and Mental preparedness training for officers and civilians. She formed E4 DEFENSE LLC. In addition, Heather provides consultation for numerous LEO DEPARTMENTS, and PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES.

Nick Ratliff

VITAL DEFNESE GROUP LLC

A former ARMY SPECIAL FORCES GREEN BERET MEDICAL SERGEANT and LICENSED PARAMEDIC.

In addition to serving in the military, Nick also spent a decade in private high threat security for American Officials in Iraq. He was selected as one of the original members of the HELICOPTER INSERTION RESPONSE TEAM (HIRRT) which served as a quick reaction force for BAGHDAD and the surrounding areas once the US MILITARY pulled out.

Nick was later recruited to become the Security Program Manager for an oil and gas block in northern Iraq that covered a territory of more than a 1000 SQ miles. In this position he led and managed a force of over 100 private security personnel in addition to multiple detachments of Peshmerga Oil Protection Force Soldiers.

Preparation & Tuition

Please bring an open mind to learn and test yourself, handgun, tactical holster (no serpa holsters allowed), 2 mag pouches and at least 2 extra mags, 400-500 rounds, hat, long britches, eye and ear protection, knee pads if you have them, food and hydration. We will not stop for a long lunch but take breaks where needed and a brief lunch/food break.

First time- $150 Per Person
Repeats – $125
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STAR ELITE DEFENSE LLC RANGE —- STAR H RANCH
1387 CR 3640 TOPSEY/COPPERAS COVE, TEXAS 76522
BOB HAYGOOD CELL 713 828 9119
CALL OR EMAIL TO SIGN UP
GATE CODE UPON CLASS DAY CONFIRMATION

ALL CLASS TIMES will be 10 am to 5 pm
*EXCEPT MARCH CLASS WILL START 1O:30 AND END 5:30*

STAR ELITE DEFENSE RANGE IS PRIVATE AND WILL ALSO DO ONE ON ONE TRAINING DESIGNED SPECIFIC TO YOUR NEED FOR COUPLES, FAMILIES, CHURCH SECURITY GROUPS, LAW ENFORCEMENT

2020 Class Schedule

MARCH 21 – LEVEL 5 PISTOL SKILLS & DRILLS

Combined Instruction with Nick Ratliff = Army Green Beret Special Forces Combat Medic. Vital Defense Group LLC

Level 5 will cover the slight differences in military and civilian/LEO mindset and tactics. Timed drills—static drills and enhancing skills shooting on the move. Will shoot established older drills and new drills. Some drills from 2 Federal agencies will be presented. Partner tactics/team tactics with some gunshot wound first aid knowledge.

APRIL 25 – LEVEL 1 FUNDEMENTAL TACTICAL SKILLS

This class will cover safety, grip and stance fundamentals in static position, some basic movement skills. Enhancement of accuracy, drawing and presentation from a holster safely. Clearing malfunctions and shooting with one hand, both support and strong hand. Some timed drills.

MAY 30 – LEVEL 2 FUNDAMENTAL TACTICAL SKILLS

Rework of Level 1 – PLUS more movement shooting and time drill exercises. Accuracy on the move. Sight picture and no sight picture shooting. Multiple target acquisition. Using cover and ports. Building skill on combat and tactical reloads.

JUNE 20 – HEART RATE DRILLS

Enhance your skills and accuracy while your heart rate is up, breathing faster and being disoriented. Need to be able to accomplish some physical challenges such as running, rowing, controlled fall to get the most out of this class. Will shoot from different positions. Established and new timed drills both static and moving.

SEPT. 19 – LEVEL 5 SKILLS AND ACCURACY

Combined Instruction with Heather E-4 DEFENSE LLC

There will be static and a large amount of movement drills, timed and untimed, that will focus on accuracy during each drill. Some Federal agency drills. We will work on improvement of speed and accuracy the entire day. Old familiar drills and some new drills will be presented. Close Quarters shooting. Sight picture and no sight picture shooting.

**NOTE** Classes subject to change, cancel, or postpone due to unforeseen circumstances or bad weather.

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