“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.”

Yogi Berra

“No greater wrong can ever be done than to put a good man at the mercy of a bad, while telling him not to defend himself or his fellows; in no way can the success of evil be made surer or quicker.”

Theodore Roosevelt


At Paladin Combatives our mission is to provide outstanding information and training to anyone interested in personal protection. We are not ashamed to be evangelists for the cause of personal responsibility and safety. We not only want to train those who already believe in the cause, but also bring all kinds of new people to the fold. We won’t make you a ninja, but we will help in making you confident, secure, and safe.  In return we only ask for a little hard work.

These goals are met by realistic training in rifles, handguns, less than lethal weapons, physical tools, and especially mindset. We realize that everyone will have different destinations in their training journey. From beginner to advanced we will work hard to help our students reach their destination, and maybe beyond.


“Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily lives, and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom.”

John Fitzgerald Kennedy