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 Simutrain is a division of Protect Systems Training Academy and operates as an extension of Handgun Training Specialists.

The goal of Simutrain is to develop practical and tactical shooting skills and provide the reality based training necessary to function in a real world environment.

The simulator is used as a stand alone training device or integrated into a firearms training programs.

Training is designed around 5 shooting skill categories from basic to advanced tactical training.
Each category contains shooting skill sets and action scenarios designed to improve and advance specific skills.

TOPSHOT simulator shooting club will allow people to learn shooting skills, share ideas and compete
in a cost effective user friendly shooting environment.

The user can select form our pre-programs or we can design training to meet your needs.

With our Training Program Development Center we can design and test, simulated and live fire scenarios before introducing them to the intended user.

Here is a list of training subject areas we offer.
Hunter Safety and Shooting Skills

 Practical tactical shooting skills

 Concealed Carry Self Defense

 Shooting Skill Development Training

 Conflict and Violence an in the work place

 Active Shooter Self Defense

Armed security and Law enforcement training






Training Categories


1. Target Practice

Contains 27 Scenarios. 

12 scenarios that use bullís eye and moving targets.

15 hunting sceneries that create a real world hunting experience.  

Will accommodate up to four shooters



2. Hunting Skills

15 hunting scenarios that create a real-world hunting  experience  

Will  accommodate up to four shooters 




  3. Practical Shooting Skills with IDPA Fomat

 Learn IDPA self defense shooting Skills.
There are 6 scenarios that require you to move and shoot from various shooting positions.   Some under time limitations.

Shooting Skill Development Training

There are 18 drill scenarios that are designed to teach skills that cannot be done on a live fire range. Learn moving target skills, target identification, shoot/donít shoot, timed senecios and much more.

Learn to think, recognize and react to a threat. 

Learn to develop the shooting skills to use firearm as a self-defense weapon



5 . Course of Fire 2 - Shooting Range

Fully inactive range that can accommodate training for up to four shooters with 20 targets types to choose from.


Target and light setting provide a shooting experience not available on the live fire range






5. Judgment skills contains

Learn Law Enforcement Skills for -

    The active shooter

    Violence in the work place

    Domestic conflict


 Warning Ė Contains Graph Violent Content

The video clips are from ( real world) simulated training scenarios that contain graphic violent events and offensive language. 

Here you learn the skills of being the real "first" responder at an active shooter scenario and how to contain, de-escalate and control aggressive and threatening behavior and stop with force if necessary.

Learn critical thinking skills necessary to make use of force and shoot/don't shoot decisions.

Learn the use of non-lethal weapons in the use of force decision making process.  






Training Scenario Directory 


  Controlled Pairs   

 Matched Target 

    Dueling Tree 

   Speed Drill  

 Head to head

Moving Target

   Lateral Thinking  

Threat Detection   


Time Reduction

Marksmanship Trainer 

Timing Trainer

Marksman Drill

Transition drill 

Matched Colors 2   

Matched Colors

Charging drill 

Reaction Tree  


 Objective - The controlled pairs drill teaches accuracy, control, transitioning, form, and marksmanship.

Instructions - By using multiple targets, trainees can improve transitional skills.

Objective for the drill are given verbally before the stage. This drill includes targets used in Law enforcement agency training ranges, and thus can be used as a training target range.



Objective - The drill teaches speed, target acquisition and accuracy. This drill is designed to for head to head competition.  The objective of the drill is to shoot the target as fast as possible. The first shooter to hit the target wins the stage. The matches last for ten stages. Stager scores and totals match scores appear after each stage.

Instructions - The first shot to hit the target stops the timer. Score is determined by shot accuracy. That score is divided by the time to determine each stage score. Totals of all stage scores determine match score.  


 Objective - This drill teaches proficiency in hitting a moving suspect while protecting a hostage


The shooter must hit the suspect (orange target) as effectively as possible without hitting the hostage (gray target).


- Marksmanship Drill

Objective - This drill teaches marksmanship and shot consistency Instructions

The shooter must place a number of shots (shots per target).

A minimum number of shots (Shots Counted) must be placed within a given distance of each other (group size)  


Objective: This drill teaches decision Making and target acquisition.

Instructions: The object is to shoot the targets that match the colored target at the bottom of the scree in the fastest time possible. 



Objective This drill teaches proficiency in hitting a moving target

Instructions The shooter must place a given number of rounds into the target as fast as possible. Each stage ends when all ammunition has been fired or time has expired.



Objective This drill teaches speed, decision making, Target acquisition and marksmanship.

Instructions: The objective is to shoot a preselected number of shoot plates per drill over a preselected number of drills in the fastest possible time.

Stage time begins when the first drill (track) displays and ends when the last shoot plate of the last drill has been hit. Up to four shooters can participate. 



Objective: This drill teaches target acquisition, decision making and marksmanship.

Instructions: The shooter will be presented a predetermined number of targets. The objective is to shoot only the Shoot targets. No-shoot targets are marked with a red x.



Objective: The charging drill teaches accuracy, speed, decision making and response.

Instructions: You must shoot the targets as they approach you to prevent them from getting to close. Every time you shoot a target it will retreat, if a target gets to close the drill will be over



Objective: The Dueling Tree teaches accuracy, control, decision making, response and marksmanship.

Instructions: The objective is to shoot the target branches quickly and accurately to beat your opponent. The first shooter to force all of the targets to the opponents side wins.



Objective Lateral thinking exercise is designed to improve critical, left-brained thinking. Sets of numbered targets, from 1-16, are presented on a 4x4 matrix in random order. The shooter must shoot down the targets in a pre-specified order. Stages are complicated by one of six orders of evaluation, and the optional inclusion of no-shoot targets.

Scoring: Score is determined by how quickly the user shoots the pre-specified sequence of target.  Deductions of the score are accumulated by shooting out of order, shooting a "no-shoot" target, or missing completely.

Score totals: The shooters time and score for each stage will appear after each stage. At the end of the exercise, the grand scores for all shooters will be shown, which is a summation of all previous stage scores.     



Objective - The marksmanship trainer teaches acquisition of targets, rapid shot to shot transition, follow through, trigger control, and hand eye coordination by use of kinetics learning.


Objective: The controlled pairs drill teaches accuracy, control, transitioning, form, and marksmanship.

Objective for the drill are given verbally before the stage.

Instructions: By using multiple targets, trainees can improve transitional skills.

This drill includes targets used in Law enforcement agency training ranges, and thus can be used as a training target range.


Shot Placement Identification Methods  


Shot pattern and bird location using red dot laser shot
The red dot shows your aim point

The yellow dot shows your hit relative to the duck ( target)


2.  Bird Hunting  shot pattern only (no sight assist)




3. Bird Hunting Scenario
 yellow dot pattern location  relative to ducks

4. Timing Trainer -  Multiple Moving Target Balls

 with Red laser dot hit location




5. Timing trainer - Multiple Moving Target Balls

Without the red laser hit assistance


Moving Target Hunting Video

Prairie dogs without laser