Dan "Bearman" Bekins

Certifications and Training

Anti-terrorism -
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Active Shooter Workshop
Edged Weapons -
  • Gunsite: Edged Weapons
  • InSights Training Center: Unarmed Self-Defense and Defensive Folding Knife
Firearms -
  • Arizona Department of Public Safety:
    • Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Instructor
    • Arizona Security Guard Firearms Trainer
  • Firearms Academy of Seattle:
    • Close Quarters/ Tactical Handgun; Jim Cirillo, Instructor
    • Handgun Retention; Marty & Gila Hayes, Instructors
  • Gunsight:
    • 250 General Pistol
    • 450 Advanced Pistol
    • Tactical Shotgun
    • Advanced Tactical Shotgun
    • Master Series General Rifle
    • Defensive Pistol Skills and Tactics
  • National Rifle Association:
    • NRA Law Enforcement Instructor
      • Handgun and Shotgun
      • Refuse to be a Victim
    • NRA Instructor
      • Basic Pistol
      • Personal Protection Inside the Home (PPITH)
      • Personal Protection Outside The Home (PPOTH)
  • Morrigan Consulting: Field Rifle
  • Thunder Ranch:
    • Defensive Pistol
    • Defensive Pistol Low Light
    • Urban Rifle
  • U.S. Marine Corps.:
    • Pistol Course - Sharpshooter ranking
    • Rifle Course - Sharpshooter ranking
  • Yavapai Firearms Academy:
    • Tactical Shotgun
    • Advanced Tactical Shotgun
Martial Arts -
  • Clipit Course Level 1- Northwest Hwarang-Do Club
Tactical Training:
  • Calibre Press- Lt. Col. Dave Grossman:
    • The Bulletproof Mind
    • Constitutional Use of Force
    • Street Survival
  • Gunsight: Advanced Tactical Problems
  • Lethal Force Institute:
    • “Use of Deadly Force” Instructor
    • Judicious Use of Deadly Force Instructor
    • Survival Tactics
  • Thunder Ranch: Home and Vehicle Defense