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Focus on Defense is comprised of Casey McPartland and Leslie Nye. We are committed to assisting individuals gain confidence and competency in a number of areas related to personal protection and defense. We are NRA Certified Instructors and Range Safety Officers (RSO’s), as well as Life Members of the National Rifle Association.  Both of us are life-time members of Front Sight FirearmsTraining Institute in Pahrump, Nevada.
Through Focus On Defense, we provide a variety of training services to both individuals or groups, in public or private settings. We also offer training to private, public and non-profit organizations that are seeking to bring additional skills and knowledge to their members and/or employees in the area of personal defense and safety.
Here is a listing of the NRA courses we currently offer:
NRA Refuse to Be a Victim® Seminars
NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation
NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course
NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course
NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home Course

In addition to these courses, we are certified as California Department of Justice Handgun Safety Instructors. We provide required handgun safety testing and training to enable individuals to take the first steps towards handgun ownership. For those who wish to obtain their California concealed carry permit, we offer training for California CCW Certification and Renewal.
We provide our services in the Northern California area to women and men from many walks of life, diverse backgrounds and ages. We are committed to sharing our experience and knowledge about personal defense with others through individual or group training. With proper instruction and coaching, anyone can achieve the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will promote safety, security and self-defense throughout one’s lifetime.