Training

Gravitas Protection Group instructors are Military and Law Enforcement Special Operations personnel with years of real world experience. Our team specializes in teaching techniques that are specific to defensive applications, whether the user is a responsible citizen, law enforcement officer, security professional, or Special Operations warfighter.

Gravitas Protection Group offers a wide range of training services, including courses covering Situational Awareness / Active Shooter, IED Awareness, Defensive Firearms, Low Light Firearms, Close Quarters Clearance, and Texas DPS Security Officer Training for Levels 3 & 4.

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IED Awareness

This 8 hour course is designed to teach security and law enforcement professionals basic fundamentals of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Awareness.

Gravitas Protection Group IED Awareness Instructors are Navy EOD Technicians who served as Naval Special Operations Bomb Technicians. These instructors possess years of experience in their field and have taught IED Awareness to forces all over the world, from security personnel, and local/state/federal law enforcement, to other Special Operations personnel.

This course teaches students identification of IEDs and their components, dynamic threat assessments, responses to IED phone threats, response to suspicious packages, response to suspected IED attacks, and response to confirmed IED attacks.

FIrearms Training

Our instructors are Special Operations veterans with years of firearms training experience.

 

Defensive Pistol

Duration: 8 Hours
Round Count: 500 rounds

This course is designed to introduce shooters to the fundamentals of defensive handgun manipulation and marksmanship. There are no prerequisite requirements for this course, however, students should know how to safely handle and operate their firearm before arriving. This course has a limited class size to ensure adequate instructor-to-student engagement.

Advanced Defensive Pistol

Duration: 8 Hours
Round Count: 500 rounds

This course teaches students the advanced skills of defensive handgun operation such as shooting while moving, multiple target engagements, recoil control while moving and in suboptimal shooting positions, single-handed shooting techniques, and utilization of cover. Students attending this course must have completed the Gravitas Protection Group Defensive Pistol Course.

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Low Light Defensive Pistol

Duration: 4 Hours
Round Count: 250

This course teaches students the skillsets required to utilize a defensive handgun with handheld and weapon mounted lights. Students will learn the theory of low light employment and conduct numerous positive identification (PID) exercises.



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Red Dot Sight Defensive Pistol

Duration: 4 Hours
Round Count: 250

This course teaches students the fundamentals of utilizing a red dot sight on a defensive pistol. Making the transition from iron sights to red dot sights can be tricky. Our course teaches the science behind the technology and biology that makes a red dot sight a superior aiming solution for pistols. This course teaches students the fundamentals necessary for utilizing a red dot sight on pistols.

Defensive Shotgun

Duration: 8 Hours
Round Count: 200 Birdshot, 10 Slugs, 10 00Buck

This course is designed to introduce shooters to the fundamentals of shotgun manipulation and marksmanship. There are no prerequisite requirements for this course, however, students should know how to safely handle and operate their firearm before arriving. This course has a limited class size to ensure adequate instructor-to-student engagement.

Defensive Carbine

Duration: 8 Hours
Round Count: 300

This course teaches students the skills of operating a defensive rifle. Students will be taught combat zero basics, stance and grip, defensive sight picture, trigger manipulation, reloads, how to identify and clear malfunctions, rapid target acquisition, multiple target engagement and more. Absolutely no green tip (M855, M855A1), armor piercing or tracer ammunition. Please call if you have any questions!

Advanced Defensive Carbine

Duration: 8 Hours
Round Count: 500 Rifle, 100 Pistol 

This course is designed to reinforce fundamentals learned in the Defensive Rifle and the Defensive Pistol course and then expand upon them. Students will learn how to shoot from unusual shooting positions, to manipulate a rifle around barricades, shooting from non-dominant shoulder, primary to secondary weapon transitions and how to shoot while moving. Prerequisite: Must have taken Defensive Handgun and Defensive Carbine. Absolutely NO M855, M855A1, Armor Piercing, Tracer, or ammunition with penetrators.

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Low Light Defensive Carbine

Duration: 4 Hours
Round Count: 250

This course teaches students the skillsets required to utilize a defensive carbine with handheld and weapon mounted lights. Students will learn the theory of low light employment and conduct numerous positive identification (PID) exercises.



6 Course Defensive Firearm Bundle

This bundle includes: 

  • Defensive Pistol and Advanced Defensive Pistol
  • Defensive Carbine and Advanced Defensive Carbine 
  • Lowlight Defensive Pistol & Lowlight Defensive Carbine

Bundles to be redeemed whenever GPG has a course and your schedule allows. This is a flexible bundle. All course material are listed under individual courses. 

 

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Close Quarters Clearance

Students will learn the theory and application of relevant tactics that are required to conduct effective close-quarters clearance. Students will learn priorities of threat, door procedures, entry techniques, barricade clearance, hallway procedures, and more. This course is scalable in scope and duration to meet our clients training objectives. We can support low light, night vision, and IED training modules as requested. For more information, please contact us either through our contact page, our email (info@gravitasprotectiongroup.com) or by phone at 512-979-4488 (call or text).

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Customized Training Solutions

Gravitas Protection Group LLC can provide a wide variety of training solutions to meet your organization’s specific needs. Our instructors are fully capable of finding adaptive and innovative training solutions to meet your requirements.

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Security Assessments

We can provide customers with in-depth security assessments and provide recommendations for improving their security posture.

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Texas DPS Security Officer

Level 3 Commissioned 

  • Security Officer
  • Firearms

Level 4 Personal Protection 

  • Security Officer