Kris "Tanto" Paronto
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Battleline Tactical

Kris "Tanto" Paronto

BACKGROUND: Former Military, Instructor, Gov’t Employee / Contractor

17 Years Instructing

PH: 334 237 3556


Available Courses

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*Family Defense 1 (Home, in Public, & Abroad)
Basic Level Course
Basic, Rifle, Shotgun, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training Basic
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*Vehicle Defense (Basic)
Basic - Moderate Physical Activity
Basic, Rifle, Scenario Based Training Basic
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Two Day Advanced Pistol & Carbine Course
Advanced - High Level Physical Activity
Advanced, Rifle, Scenario Based Training Advanced
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About Battleline Tactical

Owner Kris "Tanto" Paronto started Battleline Tactical to bring his knowledge and experiences to bridge the gap in civilian, law enforcement and military training and the realities of combat.

Battleline Tactical only use's qualified instructors and subject matter experts with real world experience who are certified in their fields. This allows us to give our customers and students the best training and assistance possible, that is tailored to their specific needs. We offer a broad-spectrum of protection consulting/assessments, and training curriculum/capabilities on a nationwide level. Battleline Tactical can assist Law Enforcement agencies, Federal agencies, military, private corporations, and responsible CWP citizens. The Mobile Training Team provides relevant, technical, valuable training programs and curriculum, as well as train the trainer programs.

For more information go to: www.BattlelineTactical.com

Owner Kris "Tanto" Paronto (AKA: Secret Soldier of Benghazi 2012) is a former Army Ranger from 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, and private security contractor who has deployed throughout South and Central America, the Middle East and North Africa. He has worked with the US Global Response Staff, US State Department Diplomatic Security High Threat Protection Program and Blackwater Security Consulting conducting low profile security in high-threat environments throughout the world.

For More Information go to: www.KrisTantoParonto.com

Click here to visit the Merchandise Shop at: Tanto's Gear Locker

Courses Taught

CCW, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, Long Range Precision, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge), Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, Instructor Coach Training Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Virtual Simulation, Seminars / Lectures, Tactical Casualty Care (TCCC / TECC), Security Training & Certification, Other


Class Instructors

1. Kris Paronto

1. Kris Paronto

Owner & Primary Instructor: Former Army Ranger from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, and private security contractor.


2. Ben Morgan

2. Ben Morgan

Chief Operations Officer & Lead Instructor: Ben Morgan is a former member of the 75th Ranger Regiment,1st Ranger Battalion and a former U.S. Army infantry officer. He also served in the 19th Special Forces Group.


3. Prof. Benny Glossop

3. Prof. Benny Glossop

Professor & Lead Combatives Instructor: Professor Benny Glossop has over 27 years of combined martial arts and combatives training and is a former professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter and kickboxer.


4. Christopher Doner

4. Christopher Doner

Lead Edged Weapons Combatives and Tactics Instructor: Christopher Doner began his martial arts training in 1983 while growing up in Ohio. His passion for realistic training led him to Nebraska where he became a personal student of renowned martial artist, Robert Bussey.


5. Jeremy Mitchell

5. Jeremy Mitchell

Protection Programs Instructor & Merchandise Manager: Jeremy Mitchell retired as a Sergeant First Class from the United States Army as a military police officer. Jeremy was deployed several times during his 17 years of service before he retired due to injuries received while serving his country.


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Policies

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund all cancellations must be done at least 14 days out from the scheduled class dates.

Cancellations inside of the 14 days will not receive any type of monetary refund but will receive a “Rain Check” Voucher. You can use this voucher to attend any future open course on the calendar at the same value.

Email all request to Tantos.Swag@gmail.com . Ensure you add your course dates and information in the subject.

Reschedule Policy

If you have paid for your class and have to reschedule at any point you can request a “Rain Check” Voucher. You can use this voucher to attend any future open course on the calendar at the same value.

Email all request to Tantos.Swag@gmail.com . Ensure you add your course dates and information in the subject.

Refunds will not be given to anyone inside of the 14 day cut off.

Refund Policy

For a full refund all cancellations must be done at least 14 days out from the scheduled class dates.

Refund request inside of the 14 days will not receive any type of monetary refund but will receive a “Rain Check” Voucher. You can use this voucher to attend any future open course on the calendar.

Email all request to Tantos.Swag@gmail.com . Ensure you add your course dates and information in the subject.

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Waiver

RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND COVENANT NOT TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION

SIGNIFICANT AND BINDING LEGAL DOCUMENT - BY SIGNING YOU AGREE TO ASSUME ALL RISK OF INJURY, DEATH, AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, AND AGREE TO WAIVE LEGAL RIGHTS. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING.

READ FIRST: You, the student/attendee acknowledge that it is your responsibility to read this document in its entirety because it does cover details about your surrender of specific legal rights/privileges that are associated with your ability to seek retribution for monetary costs associated with any incident, accident, injuries, or death. You also acknowledge that you have read, understand, and accept the prerequisites and requirements of the training/course you are planning to attend/participate in. This includes the posable impact on your medical limitations.    

SPECIAL NOTE: Battleline Tactical personnel as well as Facility Owner/Employees, and Safety Officer(s) can at any time stop training due to any safety issues/violations, and remove any personnel from training to ether review the incident or conduct a safety assessment. You can be removed from the course for failure to comply with safety protocol or if any Battleline Tactical personnel, Range Owner, or Safety Officer evaluates your capabilities or health, and determine your ability to continue training. You understand that there will be NO refund for course cost if you are removed for cause.

FOR PURPOSES OF THIS DOCUMENT THROUGHOUT;

The term “RELEASE” applies to the phrase (Release and Waiver of Liability and Covenant Not to Sue or take other legal action.)

The term “BATTLELINE TACTICAL” means/applies to Battleline Tactical, a division of KPI, LLC, and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, owners, agents and independent contractors.

The terms “GUEST, Student, attendee, and you” means/applies to you (the signer of this document), your heirs, dependents, kin, successors, guardians, and representatives.

The term “FACILITY” means/applies to any permanent or temporary indoor or outdoor facility or premises owned, contracted, rented, or operated by BATTLELINE TACTICAL.

The term “TRAINING” means/applies to any training, class, or course activity conducted on any FACILITY, including but not limited to, firearms, combatives/combat, weapons (of all types), personal defense, survival, combat, situational/stress simulations, simulated ammunition and live fire training exercises.

The terms “SIGNATURE AND INITIAL” apply to handwritten or digital signatures. Digital signatures/initials will be/are authenticated by email history. 

In exchange for access to and use of the FACILITY and/or participation in TRAINING offered by BATTLELINE TACTICAL, the undersigned GUEST hereby voluntarily agrees to the following in whole:

THERE IS NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE OF SAFETY

You the student/attendee understand and acknowledge that BATTLELINE TACTICAL does not warrant or guarantee the safety of any GUEST participating in TRAINING or using or entering onto the FACILITY. The TRAINING activities are inherently dangerous. BATTLELINE TACTICAL does not warrant the condition or safety of any FACILITY and does not warrant the condition or safety of any equipment installed or used at any FACILITY. Each FACILITY and all equipment are provided in an “as is” condition. GUEST is solely responsible for identifying and avoiding any dangerous conditions. Outdoor TRAINING involves risks due to exposure to the elements, terrain, vegetation, flora, fauna, insects and weather. GUEST understands and acknowledges that TRAINING activities may involve strenuous physical exertion and emotional stress. GUEST is solely responsible for determining whether GUEST is physically capable and suited for TRAINING before engaging in any TRAINING activity. GUEST warrants that GUEST does not suffer from any physical impairment or medical condition and is not under the influence of any prescription medication which would impair GUEST’S ability to safely participate in TRAINING or use the FACILITY and EQUIPMENT used in training.

ACKNOWLEGMENT AND ASSUMTION OF RISK

You the student/attendee that all TRAINING activities are inherently dangerous and involve significant risks, both known and unknown, which could result in serious physical injury, emotional distress, death and/or damage or destruction of property. The risks include, but are not limited to: gunshot wounds; falling; head injuries; lacerations and puncture wounds; injuries to joints or limbs; neck and back injuries; paralysis; partial or total loss of eyesight or hearing; inhalation or other harmful contact with lead or other contaminants; being struck by flying or falling objects or fragments. You understand that such risks cannot be eliminated without compromising the essential qualities of TRAINING activities. You understand and assume all of the risks associated with TRAINING and/or use of the FACILITY and all equipment used in training, including risk of injury or death.


RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE OR TAKE OTHER LEGAL ACTION

You the student/attendee release and waive any and all claims, causes of action and legal right to seek compensation from BATTLELINE TACTICAL for personal injury, death or property damage, which may arise from participation in TRAINING or use of the FACILITY. You further promise and agree not to initiate any lawsuit against BATTLELINE TACTICAL seeking compensation for personal injury, death or property damage arising out of participation in TRAINING or use of the FACILITY. You agree to indemnify BATTLELINE TACTICAL for any and all costs incurred if a lawsuit is filed by or on behalf of GUEST in violation of this RELEASE, and agree to reimburse BATTLELINE TACTICAL for all attorney fees and costs.

IMAGE AND LIKENESS RELEASE

GUEST authorizes BATTLELINE TACTICAL to take photographs and video and audio recordings of GUEST participating in TRAINING and/or using the FACILITY and grants BATTLELINE TACTICAL permission to use any image or recording of GUEST for any commercial purposes relating to BATTLELINE TACTICAL, TRAINING or FACILITY. GUEST forever releases BATTLELINE TACTICAL from any claims relating to the use of GUEST’S image or likeness in promotions, photos, videos, etc. If GUEST is a law enforcement officer/member of military associated with undercover or covert activities it is GUEST responsibility to protect their identity and Battleline Tactical can not be held liable for any exposure/leak of that identity.  

ACKNOWLEDGE

By signing the waviers, You the student/attendee acknowledge that you have read, and understand each of the terms of this RELEASE in its entirety. You understand you cannot take part in training or course until this RELEASE is signed. You also understand that if you do not agree with any or parts of this RELEASE but have not voiced/made known your concerns prior to 48hrs before course start date that you will not be refunded any of the course cost.

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Videos

  • Battleline Tactical

    Thank You to all that came out and were a part of what we do. We could not have gotten here without all of you. Looking forward to 2021.


  • Battleline Tactical in FL

    Full Spectrum Warrior host Battleline Tactical 2 Day Course at the Deep Woods Ranch. Video by Forj'd America - Heath Smith.


  • DAVAD Civilian Defense, & Battleline Tactical

    DAVAD Civilian Defense, and Battleline Tactical, Kris "Tanto" Paronto secret soldier of Benghazi. Amazing crossover class mixed with LE, and civilian students on integrated carbine and handgun skills.


  • DAVAD Civilian Defense, Vehicle Defense & Combatives Course.

    Two of the vehicle defense & combatives course with Battleline Tactical, DAVAD Civilian Defense, Kris "Tanto" Paronto secret soldier of Benghazi, and Benjamin glossop, "Benny". Benny is a professional MMA fighter and kickboxer, a television host, and a motivational speaker.


  • Battleline Podcast 037 - Benny Glossop, combatives instructor at Battleline Tactical

    "The Professor" Benny Glossop is the man behind combatives instruction at Battleline Tactical as well as his own company, Integrated Combatives Group. He's trained members of all branches of the military as well as US Marshals and SWAT Team. He is a former pro MMA fighter and kickboxer, a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a 5th degree Black Belt in American Kickboxing, and a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Olympic Taekwondo. Additionally, he is an EMT and firefighter.


  • Be Treadproof with Tanto and Battleline Tactical - By: Franklin Gun Shop TN

    We spent the weekend with Kris "Tanto" Paronto and Ben Morgan of Battleline Tactical taking their Advanced Gunfighter class at Treadproof. If you think you can shoot...wait till you have to move.