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“Closest training to the real thing”

Artemis Defense Institute
Ranked #5 of 20 things to do in Lake Forest
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Once only available to law enforcement and military agencies, the Artemis Defense Institute (ADI) has partnered with VirTra to be the first in Southern CA to offer the most advanced simulator firearms training available to civilians. Although, nothing replaces live fire practice, use of the best judgemental-use-of-force training tools; the Virtra 100, VirTra 180 and the VirTra 300 along with the curriculum developed specifically for ADI, individual training is as real as it gets! Training is available to the beginner as well as the most seasoned shooter. Presence of mind, mental agility, verbal skills and less than lethal options in addition to deadly force training are available. Artemis Defense Institute is open to the general public with a great deal of flexibility and programming available to suit any training need and budget. Whether you are interested in just seeing what we have available or committing to a long term training program, there is something here for everyone. Take a look at the various programs available for you!
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 16 September 2013

I have been attending Artemis for about a month now and gone thru a dozen scenarios and without a doubt this training facility is the best professional facility available to the public for situational awareness on defense issues one could encounter in your daily life. As a nuclear operator we train extensively on simulator scenarios where mistakes can be made and no harm to the public. Much the same at Artemis, if you want real life situational experiences to hone in your defense tactics there is no better place to train than at Artemis. Steve, Sandy and daughter are very professional and have a great support staff to make your visit enjoyable and a learning experience you won't forget. Take advantage of their free demo and I guarantee you'll be back.

Thank Ben T
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