Denver Houck
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Tip of the Spear Training Group

Denver Houck

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

13 Years Instructing

PH: 321 877 8364


Available Courses

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Curso de Armas Ocultas de FL (Spanish Only)
Certificación requerida del estado de Fl…
Basic, CCW, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Basic
Next class: Nov 25
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FL Concealed Carry Weapon Certification (5-8 PM)
$100 total / $25 deposit - Required stat…
Basic, CCW, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Basic
Next class: Nov 29
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FL Concealed Carry Weapon Course (WEEKENDS)
$100 total / $25 deposit - Required stat…
Basic, CCW, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Basic
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FL Concealed Carry Weapons Certification (12-3 PM)
$100 total / $25 deposit - Required stat…
Basic, CCW, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Basic
Next class: Nov 24
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HANDGUN 1
$260 Total / $25 Deposit - NEW GUN OWNER…
Basic Basic
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Handgun 2
$260 Total / $25 Deposit - The follow-up…
Basic, CCW Basic
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Handgun 3
Must pass handgun 2 to sign up.
Basic, NRA Courses, USCCA Courses Basic
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HANDGUN 4
Support hand and one-handed shooting int…
Basic, CCW, Scenario Based Training Basic
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HANDGUN 5
Concealed Carry Draw strokes and reloads…
Intermediate, CCW, Scenario Based Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Intermediate
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Handgun 6
Qualification Day - Handgun 1-5 Scenario…
Basic, Intermediate, CCW, Scenario Based Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Basic
Next class: Nov 30
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Modern Carbine 1
$260 Total / $25 Deposit - An opportunit…
Basic, Rifle Basic
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Modern Carbine 2
Follow-up to MC1
Basic, Rifle, NRA Courses, USCCA Courses Basic
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Modern Carbine 3
Reloads, Recoil Management, and Snap Sho…
Basic, Rifle Basic
Next class: Nov 30
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Modern Tactical Pump-Action Shotgun 1
$195 Total / $25 Deposit - Take the firs…
Basic, Shotgun Basic
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SIRT Handgun Training
Save your ammo, get your training with S…
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, CCW, In Home Defense Training, Other, Virtual Simulation, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Basic
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Tactical Auto Loader Shotgun 1
$195 Total / $25 Deposit - Take the firs…
Basic, Shotgun Basic
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Unconventional Auto Loader Shotgun 1
$195 Total / $25 Deposit - Take the firs…
Basic, Shotgun Basic
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Unconventional Pump Shotgun 1
$195 Total / $25 Deposit - Take the firs…
Basic, Shotgun Basic
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About Tip of the Spear Training Group

United States Marine Corps 1999-2012


Units

Alpha Company, 2nd Platoon, 8th & I, Washington, DC

Fox Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division

6th Marine Corps District, Recruiting, Orlando, FL

India Company, 2nd Platoon, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division

Starlite Rifle Range, Weapons & Field Training Battalion, Parris Island, SC

Marksmanship Training Unit, Weapons & Field Training Battalion, Parris Island, SC

0311 - Infantry Rifleman

8411 - Recruiter

0933 - Combat Markmanship Coach

0931 - Combat Marksmanship Trainer

Primary Marksmanship Instructor

MOUT -  Military Operations on Urban Terrain 

Jungle Warfare Training

Cold Weather Warfare Training

Airborne - Basic Jump School

Mountain Warfare Training

Desert Warfare Training

Basic Field Firing Officers Course (BFFOC)

Purple Heart Medal

Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (4th award)

Combat Action Ribbon

Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2nd Award)

Iraq Campaign Medal (w/ 1 Star)

Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon

Global War on Terrorism Medal

National Defense Service Medal

Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon

Letter of Appreciation (3rd Award)

Meritorious Mast (6th Award)

 

Brevard County Sheriff's Department

Firearms Instructor (FI) - Dept of State - U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq

Range Master Firearms Instructor (RMFI) - Dept of State - U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

Chief Instructor of Tip of the Spear Training Group

NRA Pistol Instructor

NRA Rifle Instructor

NRA Shotgun Instructor

NRA Home Firearm Safety Instructor

Courses Taught

CCW, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, Long Range Precision, NRA Courses, 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, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Virtual Simulation, Security Training & Certification


Class Instructors

Gabriel Cruz

Gabriel Cruz

Jason Holloman

Jason Holloman

Jennifer Perez Houck

Jennifer Perez Houck

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Certifications

U.S. Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Coach
U.S. Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Trainer
U.S. Marine Corps Primary Marksmanship Instructor
Basic Field Firing Officer Course (U.S. State Dept.)
NRA Pistol Instructor
NRA Rifle Instructor
NRA Shotgun Instructor
NRA Safety in the Home Insructor

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

You are paying a deposit for a seat in a course, so we do not offer refunds. Make sure you are able to follow through on the commitment to make the course date that you signup for. Rescheduling may be available on a case by case basis but it is not guaranteed. You may need to pay for the course again if you fail to inform us with enough notice that you will not be attending. Rescheduling will be offered for course cancellation due to weather or low enrollment. Seating is limited so make sure you plan carefully before you signup for a course date/location.

Reschedule Policy

Reschedules must happen 24 hours of course start date and time.

Refund Policy

You are paying for a seat in a course so we do not offer refunds. Make sure you are able to follow through on the commitment to make the course date that you signup for. Rescheduling may be available on a case by case basis but it is not guaranteed. You may need to pay for the course again if you fail to inform us with enough notice that you will not be attending. Rescheduling will be offered for course cancellation due to weather or low enrollment. Seating is limited so make sure you plan carefully before you signup for a course date/location.

 

Other Policy

Tip of the Spear Training Group reserves the right to refuse training to anyone that they deem unsafe or unfit for training. In the event that this happens, Tip of the Spear Training Group Management will make a determination on rescheduling or non-admittance.

If you fail to meet minimum requirements for a course, we have the right to consolidate a course, cancel, or reschedule.

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Waiver

You will be required to sign a Liability Release form for Tip of the Spear Training Group and all locations where training takes place. 

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