Salvador Castilleja
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Guardian 7

Salvador Castilleja

25 Years Instructing

Phone: 800 730 5772


Background: Civilian, Military, Former Military, Former Law Enforcement, Instructor target icon

About Guardian 7

Over 25 years experience in the art of handling firearms. That’s right, it is an art. Safety is first and foremost one of the biggest things we teach.

Sal Castilleja is a retired U.S. Marine combat veteran with over 21 years of active duty experience in the Military Police field. While active duty, Sal was certified as a Monodnock Intermediate Instructor, PPCT, Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) pepper spray and Firearms Instructor.

Served as Officer in Charge of Special Reaction Team (SRT), Firearms Instructor Course, Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) certified through San Bernardino Sherrif's department. Sal was also certified in Protective Service Detail (PSD) and High Risk Personnel (HRP) Training. 

After retirement, Sal worked as an overseas contractor where he became a certified International Instructor. Sal is also a Texas DPS LTC Instructor, School Safety Instructor, Level III & Level IV Instructor. An NRA Pistol / Rifle Instructor and a Chief Range Safety Officer Trainer. 

Courses Taught

CCW, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, Long Range Precision, NRA Courses, USCCA Courses, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, Instructor Coach Training Courses, Virtual Simulation, Seminars / Lectures, Security Training & Certification certification icon


Texas DPS License To Carry (LTC) Instructor
Texas DPS School Safety Instructor
Texas Commissioned of Law Enforcement Officer (TCOLE) Firearms Instructor
Certified Texas DPS Level III Classroom & Firearmes Instructor (#27225801)
Certified Texas DPS Level IV (Personal Protection Instructor) (#27225801)
Registerd Security Consultant (#27225802)
National Rifle Association Pistol Instructor
National Rifle Association Rifle Instructor
National Rifle Chief Range Safety Officer
International Instructor Certified
Monadnock Defensive Tactic / Expandable / PR-24 Instructor
Pressure Point Control Tactics Instructor
California Department of Justice Certified Firearms Instructor cancellation policy icon


Cancellation Policy

For cancellations, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance to avoid being charged.

Reschedule Policy

Rescheduling a class will be allowed by the client, twice.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be given only for those students who do not attend any part of the class scheduled. If a student attends 1/2 or a part of a class, they surrender their full payment.







NRA Courses

Scenario Based Training

Instructor Coach Training Courses

Virtual Simulation

Seminars / Lectures