Achieving Superior Performance Through Operational Readiness™

About Instinctive Shooting Int’l

Founded in 1999, Instinctive Shooting Int'l is an American owned corporation that provides advanced tactical training and security services based on the integration of techniques and best practices from the US and Israel that are proven, effective and field tested. We have trained members of all US military branches including some of the most elite Special Forces and SWAT teams in the country.

Instructors & Programs

Instinctive Shooting International is the only source of authentic Instinctive Shooting Int’l training and services in America.

Our instructors are experts in their fields and have extensive experience in diverse sectors related to counter-terrorism, tactical response, urban based policing, intelligence, explosives and special operations. Our training is not just about tactical techniques but also incorporates the latest know how from the field of the human element, terrorism classification and levels of risks it presents to the homeland.

The Instructors and Lecturers are veterans of the US Military Armed Forces, IDF (Israel Defense Force), the General Security Service, Dignitary Protection Unit and Special Anti-terror Task Forces.

American and Israeli Expertise

By merging American and Israeli "know how" in a spirit of cooperation we have set unmatched new standards of excellence in the counter-terrorism and tactical training industries. Instinctive shooting Int’l, LLC has adapted the best practices learned from real world examples to design sophisticated training modules and scenarios that are applicable to the conditions, threat levels and requirements of American agencies.

Best Pre-Deployment Real World Training

We set ourselves apart from other vendors by offering tactical and counter-terror courses that are tailored to simulate the actual operating environment of the individual and team.

Commitment to Excellence

We bring fresh eyes to standard training and security practices. This approach allows us to spot vulnerabilities, upgrade and enhance the skill set of both the individual and team to make them better and save lives.

Mobile Training

Today’s operators have high level responsibilities and are focused on their immediate duties as well as fighting the war on terror in their immediate environment. That’s why Instinctive Shooting Int’l maintains a mobile team of diverse instructors who are experts in their fields in order to bring world class training directly to you.

Mission Statement

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Our Instructors and Operators will, in all his/her actions and conduct during training and operations, express the basic values of:

A. Comradeship
B. Discipline
C. Respect for human life
D. Personal example
E. Professionalism
F. Purity of arms
G. Professional symbol
H. Responsibility and Trustworthiness
Mission: Providing quality instruction and services. Instinctive Shooting Int’l primary objective is to share the know-how and practical experience accumulated during combat and training. Government services, training, qualification and sophistication of operational capabilities of law enforcement, military and government personnel in their operational tasks are our main goal.

Capabilities: Advanced training philosophies and services worldwide.

Combating terrorism and high crime by providing quality services and instruction.

• Instinctive Shooting Int’l Doctrines – Operational Level Training
• Defensive Strategy – Offensive Tactics for special task forces
• Instinctive Shooting Int’l training methods focuses on the human element – developing and upgrading personal skills and not based only on weapons and technology.
• Combining practical and theoretical training methods.
• Combining simulative training and live drills.
• Developing the student’s skills, self-confidence, fighting spirit, judgment and reaction capabilities under high stress situations.
• Providing operational services based on customer request.
• Any other customized subjects requested by the customer.

• Active Shooter and Mass Shooting Incidents
• Anti-terrorist warfare SOP
• Firearm training and tactics
• Full-scale, multi-agency exercises
• High Risk Zone operations
• Intelligence training
• Mega Terrorism Preparedness
• Public safety & riot control
• School security consulting and implementation
• Security consultation
• Table Top Exercises
• Tubular assault training
• Unarmed Fighting Systems
The Ethical Code of the US Military and the American Flag

1. The Spirit of Instinctive Shooting Int’l is an expression of the identity, values and norms of the US Military and the American Flag. It underlies every action performed in Instinctive Shooting Int’l by each and every instructor and operator.
2. The Spirit of Instinctive Shooting Int’l comprises eight core Instinctive Shooting Int’l values. It defines and presents the essence of each of them, and includes basic principles, which express these values.
3. The Spirit of Instinctive Shooting Int’l draws its values and basic principles from the following tradition:
The tradition of democratic laws, institutions and constitution of the USA.
4. The Spirit of Instinctive Shooting Int’l is the ethical code by which all personnel, officers, and units act. It is the norm to guide them in forming their patterns of behavior. They are expected to educate and critically evaluate themselves and others in accordance with these values and principles.

Code of Ethics

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The Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructor & Operator will always go to the aid of his students and comrades when they need his help or depend on him, despite any difficulty. The Instinctive Shooting Int’l Management and Instructors, in all their actions, will uphold and strengthen the solidarity of their team in full cooperation with other law enforcement agencies, and in support of the overall goals of the law.
The Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructor & Operator will execute completely and successfully all that is required according to the letter and spirit of their orders and within the framework of the law. The discipline of Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructors & Operators is their readiness to act to the full extent of their abilities, to carry out what is demanded of them completely, according to their understanding of the training objectives they have received, and successfully, according to the spirit of their orders. It is their readiness to obey orders amidst a constant striving to execute them with understanding and dedication. They will take care to issue only legal orders, and disavow manifestly illegal orders.
The Instinctive Shooting Int’l Management and Instructors will, above all, develop training doctrines that preserve human life. The sanctity of life in the eyes of Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructors & Operators will find expression in all of their actions, in deliberate and meticulous planning, in safe and intelligent training. In evaluating the risk to self and others, they will use the appropriate standards and will exercise constant care to limit injury to life to the extent required to accomplish their training objectives.
The Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructor & Operator will comport oneself as is required of them and will act as they demand of others, thoughtfully and dedicatedly, aware of their ability and responsibility to serve as a role model to those around. The personal example of Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructors & Operators is their acting as is demanded of them and as they themselves demand of others, their clear and convincing readiness to serve as an example to those around them, in their actions and comportment, to create, uphold and foster mutual identification and joint responsibility in properly carrying out their tasks and accomplishing their training objectives.

The Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructor & Operator will aspire to be familiar with and understand the body of knowledge pertaining to their position and will master every skill necessary for carrying out their duties.
Instinctive Shooting Int’l doctrines limit the use of force so as to prevent unnecessary harm to human life and limb, dignity and property.
The Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructor & Operator will constantly see themselves as a representative and an emissary of Instinctive Shooting Int’l and the law. As such, they will act solely on the basis of the authority they have been given and orders they have been issued by Instinctive Shooting Int’l. The Professional Symbol of Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructors & Operators is their consciousness, expressed in all their actions that the weapons placed in their hands are given to them only as instructors of Instinctive Shooting Int’l, ISI Training Center and operators duly executing their orders in accordance with Instinctive Shooting Int’l rules and regulations, and the laws of the Country or State where services are taking place.
The Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructor & Operator will strive in all their actions to fulfill their duties correctly and at the highest professional level, from exacting and thorough preparation through to true, honest, complete and precise reporting. The trustworthiness of Instinctive Shooting Int’l Instructors & Operators is their reliability in fully carrying out their charge, using their skills, with the sincere belief and conviction that they are acting professionally.


Our History

  • In the pre-9/11 environment, Instinctive Shooting Int’l focused on innovative training methods that helped police officers boost their shooting and tactical skill sets in response to an increasingly violent criminal element. We have trained thousands of police officers and military operators in reflexive shooting, selective point shooting methods for MOUT and unarmed survival fighting and earned a trusted reputation in the law enforcement community.

    After 9/11, Instinctive Shooting Int’l was able to bring to bear all of its resources, expertise and experience to work with U.S. military and government agencies in gaining a deeper understanding of radical Islam and provide proven tactical techniques to improve counter-terror operations.

    Instinctive Shooting Int’l provides a wide range of sophisticated training and consulting services. Our mission is to deliver best-in-class, customized solutions to the law enforcement, military, government and private security communities.

  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Instinctive Shooting Int’l was called upon to use its skills for a rapid deployment to protect private assets. Within 24 hours, an Instinctive Shooting Int’l team was assembled and dropped by helicopter into the disaster zone and operated in the hostile environment for 60 days with no incidents or incursions.

    Today, Instinctive Shooting Int’l provides a wide range of sophisticated training and consulting services. Our mission is to deliver best-in-class, customized solutions to the law enforcement, military, government and private security communities.

“Learned more in three days than the entire police academy. ”
Police Officer, Houston Police Department