TIP OF THE SPEAR TRAINING ACADEMY

10 Pidgeon Hill Dr #20 Sterling VA DCJS #88-10550

ABOUT US

TOTS offers a variety of protection related services. In addition we are a fully certified firearms training academy. TOTS provides firearm training for new shooters, experienced shooters and protection professionals.
At TOTS our focus is on the individual. We work with you to provide a pathway to firearms competency.
Our courses include NRA Basic Pistol*,
Basic Shotgun, Basic Rifle and NRA CCW*. 
For Maryland residents we offer Maryland (HQL) Handgun Qualification license, and Maryland Wear & Carry.
For protection professionals we offer the following DCJS Courses:  Private Investigator, Personal Protection Specialist and Armed Security.

Tip of the Spear Classes & Courses

TOTS World Class Instructors

William Alexander

Director of Training

Veteran of the US Army serving with 19th & 5th Special Forces Group (A). I was with 2 different administrations as member of the US Secret Service and preformed Diplomatic Protection for members of the Department of State . I have several instructor certifications which are listed below.

NRA Basic Pistol Instructor* NRA Basic Rifle Instructor* NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor* Maryland HQL & Wear/Carry Instructor* DC Metropolitan Special Police Firearm/OC/Baton Instructor*Department of Criminal Justice (DCJS) General Instructor* DCJS Firearms Instructor* DCJS Private Investigator Instructor*DCJS Armed/UnArmed Security Guard Instructor* USCCA CCW & Home Defense Instructor*Utah CCW Instructor*American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor

Marco Tucker

US Army Veteran, served for six years in the 3 rd Ranger Battalion through multiple deployments. During my time in service I performed Personal Protection Details, trained soldiers on multiple weapon platforms, and was trained in long range rifle marskmanship. NRA Basic Pistol Instructor*NRA Basic Rifle Instructor*
Maryland HQL Instructor

Joe Davis

NRA Basic Pistol Instructor* NRA Basic Rifle Instructor *NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor
NRA CCW Instructor*USCCA CCW & Home Defense Instructor* USCCA Defensive Pistol Instructor

Melvin Benjamin

NRA Shotgun Instructor *NRA Law Enforcement Instructor

Melvin Earle

Hello! I am Instructor Melvin Earle a DMV native. I am a former Howard University Campus Police Officer with over 15 years of experience in Security/Personal Protection. I have been teaching Personal Instruction and Safety for over ten years. My passion is firearms and firearms safety. I love teaching in the classroom and on the range. I believe in safety first! I look forward to teaching you soon. My Current Credentials Include: Chief Range Safety Officer/NRA Basic Pistol Instructor /NRA Basic Rifle Instructor/MD Firearms Instructor/Utah and VA Carry Concealed Weapons Instructor.

Lauren Wygant

Lauren served 12 years in the Central Intelligence Agency as an Operations Officer where she developed the skills to spot, assess, develop, recruit, and handle non-US citizens with access to foreign intelligence vital to US foreign policy. As a counterterrorism specialist, she underwent advanced weapons, trauma medicine, and hostile environment training and collaborated extensively with local and foreign Law Enforcement, Military, and Intelligence officials. VA CCW Instructor, Situational Awareness Instructor.

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August 27, 2022

Instructor: William Alexander, Marco Tucker, Marvin Benjamin, Zach Higgins

August 20, 2022

Instructor: William Alexander, Marco Tucker, Marvin Benjamin, Zach Higgins

August 13, 2022

Instructor: William Alexander, Marco Tucker, Marvin Benjamin, Zach Higgins

August 6, 2022

Instructor: William Alexander, Marco Tucker, Marvin Benjamin, Zach Higgins

September 2, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 31, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 24, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 22, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 19, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 16, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 10, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 8, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 5, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 3, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

August 1, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

July 13, 2022

Instructor: Lauren Time: 6pm-8pm

July 9, 2022

Instructor: Lauren Time: 10am-12pm

July 25, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

July 29, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

July 27, 2022

Instructor: Marco Time: 10am-6pm  

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TIP OF THE SPEAR TRAINING ACADEMY

TOTS offers a variety of protection related services. In addition we are a fully certified firearms training academy. TOTS provides firearm training for new shooters, experienced shooters and protection professionals.