Fred Mastison
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Force Options Tactical Training Solutions

Fred Mastison

BACKGROUND: Civilian, Former Military, Former Law Enforcement, Instructor

30 Years Instructing

PH: 480-242-5439


Available Courses

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Next class: Aug 22
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Adv Vehicle Tactics -Handgun and Rifle
Fighting in and Around a Vehicle
Advanced, Rifle, Scenario Based Training, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses Advanced
Next class: Jul 18
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Advanced Carbine
Advanced, Rifle Advanced
Next class: Oct 17
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Advanced CQB Handgun
Intermediate, Advanced Intermediate
No Upcoming Classes
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Advanced Handgun
Advanced Advanced
Next class: Dec 5
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AR-15 Maintenance Class
Basic, Rifle Basic
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Carbine Course
Basic, Rifle Basic
Next class: Sep 12
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Defensive Handgun
Basic, Intermediate Basic
Next class: Sep 13
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Defensive Shotgun
Basic, Shotgun Basic
No Upcoming Classes
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Edged Weapons Course
Basic Basic
No Upcoming Classes
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Handgun Cleaning & Maintenance Class
Basic Basic
No Upcoming Classes
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Handgun Instrcutor Certification Course
Advanced, Instructor Training Courses Advanced
Next class: Jul 17
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Introduction to Executive Protection
Intermediate, Scenario Based Training, Other, Seminars / Lectures, Security Training & Certification Intermediate
Next class: Aug 15
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Introduction to Precison Rifle
Basic, Rifle Basic
Next class: Nov 14
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Personal Protection Tactics
Basic Basic
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Vehicle Tactics
Fighting in and around vehicles
Intermediate, Scenario Based Training Intermediate
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About Force Options Tactical Training Solutions

Mr. Mastison is a professional instructor in the fields of defensive tactics, firearms, and executive protection. He is a reserve police officer and has been training in close quarter combatives for over three decades. He is recognized internationally as one of the top combatives and firearms instructors in the world. He also operates an executive protection division and provides services around the world.

Mr. Mastison is a published author on the subject of Defensive Tactics training and firearms. As a freelance writer and has written over 500 articles for national magazines.

His courses are recognized and certified by several state law enforcement POST agencies and officers receive professional credit for attendance. He currently holds 16 separate POST course certifications around the U.S.

Mr. Mastison is a certifying instructor for law enforcement firearms instructors in handgun, patrol rifle, shotgun and sub machine gun. He is nationally NRA certified instructor in multiple disciplines. He provides training ranging from basic introduction to advanced SWAT courses.

With almost 30 years in the martial arts, Mr. Mastison has trained thousands of students over the years.

In 2002 Mr. Mastison was inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame for his achievement in the Martial Arts (Aikido) and again in 2004 as the Defensive Tactics Instructor of the Year.

Martial Arts

He holds the following ranks:

7th degree Black Belt – Aikijitsu
5th degree Black Belt – Kyusho Jitsu
5th degree Black Belt – Aikido

Training Cetifications:

  • Reserve Police Officer
  • Arizona Department of Public Safety Certified Firearms Instructor
  • Arizona Department of Public Safety CCW Instructor
  • State of Missouri Dept of Public Safety certifying instructor for law enforcement handgun instructors
  • State of Missouri Dept of Public Safety certifying instructor for law enforcement shotgun instructors
  • State of Missouri Dept of Public Safety certifying instructor for law enforcement rifle instructors
  • State of Missouri Dept of Public Safety certifying instructor for law enforcement sub machine gun instructors
  • Certified Glock Armorer
  • Certified 1911 Armorer
  • NRA Certified Handgun Instructor
  • NRA Certified Shotgun Instructor
  • NRA Certified Rifle Instructor
  • NRA Certified Firearms Safety Instructor
  • NRA Certified Inside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
  • NRA Certified Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
  • Graduate – Blackwater Tactical Lifesaver Course
  • Certified Monadnock expandable baton
  • 5th degree Black Belt – Kyusho Jitsu
  • 5th degree Black Belt – Aikido
  • 7th degree Black Belt – Aikijitsu

Courses Taught

CCW, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, Long Range Precision, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, Instructor Coach Training Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Seminars / Lectures, Other

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Certifications

  • Arizona Department of Public Safety Certified Firearms Instructor
  • Arizona Department of Public Safety CCW Instructor
  • State of Missouri Dept of Public Safety certifying instructor for law enforcement handgun instructors
  • State of Missouri Dept of Public Safety certifying instructor for law enforcement shotgun instructors
  • State of Missouri Dept of Public Safety certifying instructor for law enforcement rifle instructors
  • State of Missouri Dept of Public Safety certifying instructor for law enforcement sub machine gun instructors
  • Certified Glock Armorer
  • Department of Homeland Security - Active Shooter Course

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

Any class canceled by Force Options will be immediately followed by a complete refund for any registered students. 

Reschedule Policy

If a class is rescheuled, registered students will have the option of receiving a refund, or having their payment applied to the new course date.

Refund Policy

Unexpected family emergencies (Deaths, illness, births, etc.) are the only reasons to drop out from a class without penalty. Within thirty days of the class start date there is no refund except as mentioned. Other cancellations are credited towards a future Force Options class and will be handled on a case by case basis. Special Consideration will be taken for deploying military & law enforcement.