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Guardian 7

Salvador Castilleja

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

25 Years Instructing

PH: 800 730 5772

Available Courses

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AR-15 (Basic Carbine 101)
The purpose is to familiarize a user in…
Rifle, Specialty Other, Seminars / Lectures N/A
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Court Mandated (Firearms Safety Course)
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Seminars / Lectures N/A
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Handgun 101
Whether you're a novice or experienced s…
Basic, Virtual Simulation Basic
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License To Carry
The Texas License To Carry (LTC) course…
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NRA Range Safety Officer's Course
Becoming a certified NRA RSO is a very r…
Basic, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, NRA Courses, Scenario Based Training, Instructor Coach Training Courses, Specialty Other, Seminars / Lectures Basic 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 Police Baton / Defensive Tactics & Expandable Intermediate Instructor, Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT), Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) pepper spray, Firearms Instructor and obtained a Black Belt Instructor rating in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP).

Through his time in Marine Corps, he served as Officer in Charge of Special Reaction Team (SRT), Attended San Bernardino Sherrif's Firearms Instructor Course, Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) through San Bernardino Sherrif's department. Sal was also trained as a Protective Service Detail (PSD) and High Risk Personnel (HRP). 

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

Currently, Sal is an Adjunct Instructor for NW Tarrant County College (Criminal Justice) Division. 

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


Glock Armorer
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 Concealed Carry Weapons Instructor
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. waiver icon review icon

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