Tactical Training, Tactical Medicine and Executive Protection are our primary courses for various law enforcement and government agencies.

Our team of instructors is anchored by President & Founder of Gravick Ranch, James Kniestedt, who is an exceptional defense strategist and trainer in special operations. Jim has provided security and training for numerous foreign governments and international private entities. His work has taken him to some of the most difficult and extreme environments in the world including: Central and South America, the Carribean, the continent of Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula. All Gravick Ranch instructors are former members of Special Ops or Law Enforcement.

Among the Agencies that have used our facilities are: U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Customs Service and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Our Tactical and Security Training courses cover:

  • Surveillance Detection
  • Attack Recognition
  • Threat and Risk Assessment
  • Military and Law Enforcement Firearms Training
  • Crisis Management Training
  • Force Protection
  • Kidnap Ransom Extortion (KRE)
  • Defensive and Offensive driving courses
  • Tactical Medicine and Live Tissue Training
  • Trauma Training Programs

Our Executive Protection Courses cover:

  • Protective Intelligence
  • Protective Analysis
  • Formations/Advance work/Movement of Principle
  • Ground Skills and Combatives
  • Surgical Shooting/Transition drills
  • Evasive Driving
  • Respond Cover Evacuate
  • Emergency Protocol
  • Contingency planning

Advanced Entry Skills Course

This Course is designed around proven principles and tactics for close quarters battle that may be incorporated by Tactical Operators, Narcotic Officers, and First Responders. Emphasis is placed on initiative based “free flow” techniques that enhance success in operator’s decisiveness and maneuverability. This course develops “problem solvers” using techniques that are proven in hostile situations and dispel common misconceptions associated with close quarters battle.

Within five days participants will receive maximum amounts of practical applications for conducting close quarters interdiction and breaching. Emphasis will be placed on single/multiple rooms, hallways, stairways and complex structure designs. During this course students will conduct daily force on force scenarios and have a graded live exercise at the conclusion of the training.

You can request a quote and check available dates by sending an e-mail to info@gravickranch.com or by accessing the calendar tab on our homepage.