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FaT CaT, LLC exists to provide nationally-recognized and combat-proven Combat Shooting and Tactics courses and teaching methods to law enforcement and civilians in Colorado.

The curriculum and instruction provide the highest of quality training while dispelling many myths and half-truths that exist within the firearms and training communities. Your path to firearms and tactics proficiency requires quality, relevant instruction, and coaching. Always remember that advanced shooting is nothing more than being able to perform the basics on demand at any time, every time. 

Target Audicences

 CSAT courses are ideal to achieve operator level firearms and tactical proficiency. Civilians,  law enforcement, and law enforcement firearms instructors will find our methods to be the best in the industry. 

Combat Shooting and Tactics (MSG Paul R.Howe, US Army Ret.)

Paul Howe is the owner of most of the material that I teach. He teaches all of these courses, plus his advanced courses at his facility in Nacogdoches, TX. The CSAT courses that you take from me will set you up nicely if you have the opportunity to travel to Paul for his advanced courses.

Critical Pistol Skills

Nearly everything that goes right or wrong with the pistol occurs in this phase.

Operator Courses provide the best foundation for Civilians and Law enforcement

Pistol fundamentals and marksmanship.

Tactical Pistol Operator

This class focuses on the tactical employment of the sidearm. It will:

  •  Include an objective evaluation of your current capability level
  • Build your capabilities at your own speed and current performance level
  • Our courses leave no one behind and no one unchallenged
  • Provide workouts and the proper mindset to continue your progress after the class

M4 or AR-15 style rifle employment using a kneeling position.

Tactical Rifle Operator

This class focuses on the tactical employment of the tactical/patrol rifle. It will include an objective evaluation of the current capability level of the  individual and the group, detailed breakdowns of each skill and performance of perfect repetitions with coaching and feedback. This course builds a solid foundation for the individual to sharpen their skills so that they can be an asset to their team.

Precision Rifle Shooter employing the fundamental and alternate position shooting techniques.

Precision Rifle Operator

 This course focuses on precision rifle handling and marksmanship including, but not limited to, precision rifle fundamentals, understanding and using the tactical scope, ballistic computers, environmental effects, etc. My job is to distill the complexities down to easily learned modules so that you have a simple system in the field for quick application. This course ideal for SWAT snipers, Natural Resource Officers and precision rifle competitors.

About Us

Dedicated Instruction


It has been said that, "Amateurs practice until they get it right; Professionals practice until they can't get it wrong". I'll provide you the tools to make your shooting as effortless as your driving.

Law Enforcement and Civilian Courses


Shooting well is the same regardless of the application. The CSAT courses that I offer lay the foundation for both law enforcement and civilian needs. The curriculum builds from there to practical application.

Firearms and Tactics Motto


Ereman dut: 

Basque translation - I convey. To effectively teach and coach the Combat Shooting and Tactics (CSAT) courses and methods so that you can thrive in high-risk confrontations.

Contact Us

Traveling LE and Civilian Courses:  I am able and willing to travel throughout Colorado and neighboring states to bring courses to your home range upon my availability. Please contact me and we can work through ensuring your range will facilitate the desired course. I will provide targets and other basic training gear that I'll need. 

If  you have questions about courses, feel free to send me a message. I will get back to you as  soon as possible.

FaT CaT - Firearms Tactics Courses and Training, LLC

Monte Vista, Colorado, United States

(719) 850-2799 You can use the contact button below or email me at


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9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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