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Experienced, Ethical, Honest, and Professional:  The characteristics of a N.A.P.S.I. Approved Trainer! 

N.A.P.S.I. Approved Trainers

N.A.P.S.I. Approved Coach and Instructor Designations

Find a N.A.P.S.I. Approved Trainer on the map below.  Clicking on a pin located on the map will open a pop-up box with contact information for that trainer.  Check the individual trainer's website for a course schedule or to enroll for a course.  

N.A.P.S.I. Approved Defensive Pistol Coach (DPC) - Approved to teach Foundations of Defensive Pistol (FDP) and Basic Defensive Shooting Skills (BDSS) coursework.


N.A.P.S.I. Approved Defensive Pistol Instructor (DPI) - Approved to teach FDP, BDSS, and Essential Defensive Pistol (EDP) coursework.


•  N.A.P.S.I. Approved Advanced Defensive Pistol Instructor (ADPI) - Approved to teach FDP, BDSS, EDP, and Advanced Defensive Pistol (ADP) Coursework.


•  N.A.P.S.I. Approved Senior Instructor Trainer (SIT) - Approved to teach Instructional Methods and Procedures coursework, in addition to discipline specific Instructor Development Coursework.