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We're obsessed with becoming masters of the basics.

At Sheepdog Response, the cornerstones of our curriculum are
shooting, hand-to-hand combat, and situational awareness.

Our courses are designed by Tim Kennedy, and taught by former military and special operations personnel that are training you to be the best you can be.

Find the right course for you below.

500+

COURSES TAUGHT

5,000+

SHEEPDOG RESPONSE STUDENTS

100+

LAW AGENCIES TRAINED

7+

YEARS OF TRAINING

Educare University

Protector I

The Protector 1 course is our flagship course that introduces trainees to the fundamentals of self defense. It is designed to train everyone from the first-time shooter all the way up to the experienced marksman on the skills required for self-defense shooting. The course also introduces trainees to the basics of hand-to-hand defense, unarmed combatives, and Situational awareness. There is no prerequisite and the course is open to every skill level. This is the introduction course to the sheepdog lifestyle.

  • 3-day
  • Prerequisites: None
  • $899.99
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Educare University

Protector II

The Protector 2 is a three day course that continues to build on the skills from Protector 1 and allows trainees to expand into the realm of dynamic shooting while moving, advanced situational awareness, and dynamic unarmed combatives. This course is for the Protector 1 graduate that is ready to expand their skills. Protector 2 also introduces trainees to more dynamic fighting and the fundamentals of striking. Trainees will be exposed to advanced situational awareness exercises in a real-world environment. 

  • 3-day
  • Prerequisites: Protector I
  • $1,349.99
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Educare University

Singleton Security

The Singleton Security Course is a single-day course that prepares trainees to defend their home from intruders. The course provides the basics of clearing rooms and traveling safely from room-to-room while employing a firearm for safety. This course is for the Protector 1 or Pistol 1 graduate that is ready to expand their skills. The course combines a mixture of pistol fundamentals and movement through a shoot house. This course is for trainees that are comfortable moving and shooting from behind cover.

  • 1-day
  • Prerequisites: Protector I or Pistol I
  • $399.99
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Educare University

Carbine I

The Carbine 1 course is the single-day Sheepdog Response rifle course that introduces trainees to the fundamentals of self defense. It is designed to train everyone from the first-time shooter all the way up to the experienced marksman on the skills required for self-defense shooting. There is no prerequisite and the course is open to every skill level. This is the introduction course for the use of rifles with removable magazines for self defense.

  • 1-day
  • Prerequisites: None
  • $399.99
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Educare University

Pistol I

For the Sheepdog trainee that wants to develop marksmanship and pistol handling skills we offer the single-day Pistol 1 course. Pistol 1 is a single day course designed to train everyone from the first-time shooter all the way up to the experienced marksman on the skills required for self-defense pistol shooting.There is no prerequisite and the course is open to every skill level.

  • 1-day
  • Prerequisites: None
  • $399.99
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Educare University

VQC

The Vehicle Qualification Course is a single-day course designed to teach the skills necessary to defend yourself and your family from inside and around your vehicle. It is open to graduates of the Protector 1 and Pistol 1 courses. The course covers everything from how to shoot while in a vehicle, how to use vehicles for cover, and how to quickly escape from vehicles that are disabled while shooting defensively. This course is for trainees that are comfortable moving and shooting from behind cover.

  • 1-day
  • Prerequisites: Protector I or Pistol I
  • $399.99
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Educare University

Tactical Trauma Response

The Tactical Trauma Response Course is a two-day training course that teaches trainees the fundamentals of trauma care using commercial and improvised tools to save lives. There is no prerequisite and the course is open to all skill levels. The course takes trainees through several real-world scenarios and provides the skills to deal with a host of injuries using modern equipment available to them. The course is for anyone who is interested in learning more about helping the injured. 

  • 2-day
  • Prerequisites: None
  • $599.99
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Educare University

Women's Only Protector I

The Women’s Only Protector 1 course is the same flagship course that introduces trainees to the fundamentals of self defense but it offers a more comfortable environment for women to train without men in the class. It is designed to train everyone from the first-time shooter all the way up to the experienced marksman on the skills required for self-defense shooting. The course also introduces trainees to the basics of hand-to-hand defense, unarmed combatives, and Situational awareness. There is no prerequisite and the course is open to women of every skill level. The course features some of the most dynamic female instructors in the country. This is the introduction course to the sheepdog lifestyle. To ensure a comfortable and safe training experience for everyone, the only men allowed at these events are Sheepdog Response Cadre. No other men will be allowed to attend or spectate. 

  • 3-day
  • Prerequisites: None
  • $899.99
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Educare University

Sheepdog LEO Course

The Sheepdog Response Law Enforcement Officer Course is a three-day course that is designed for public servants and those who carry weapons on duty. The course covers the fundamentals of handling a carbine and pistol together. The course also covers the fundamentals of unarmed combatives with an emphasis on subduing individuals that are both armed and unarmed. The course is designed for those that have some understanding of weapons handling and a duty to carry. 

  • 3-day
  • Prerequisites: LEO or Public Servant
  • $719.99
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