David Jones Bio

Professional Shooting Instructor

David Jones is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel who served in the US Marine Corps and US Army for 33 years. David has had a lifetime interest in survival, preparedness and firearms and founded Assegai Survival Systems to share his love of the outdoors and to teach others the skills to operate and survive in difficult situations. The training approach at Assegai Survival Systems is to teach our students the tried-and-true method of crawl, walk and run. Upon completion of our firearm, survival and tactical courses, our graduates will have the requisite skills to prepare themselves and others to face with confidence life threatening and catastrophic events and to live up to the Assegai Survival Systems motto to "Stay off the X".

Courses currently offered by David are the following:

  • NRA Basic Pistol
  • NRA Basic Rifle
  • NRA Range Safety Officer
  • *NRA Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW)
  • *NRA Defense Inside the Home
  • *NRA Defense Outside of the Home
  • (*) These courses are offered as a 3 in 1 Course which consist of 2 days.
  • Texas Department of Public Safety License to Carry

Please visit www.assegaisurvival.com for the training calendar for the 2024. New classes are being posted.

Ben Petty & Caleb Petty

Master in the International Defensive Pistol Association
NRA Certified Instructor
Most Accurate at IDPA Nationals in 2021

He's a competition shooter who loves shooting and teaching others. He believes that teaching can be fun and interactive so the student has a good time and is engaged in the lesson. Ben has won numerous State and National titles.

Ben is assisted by his son Caleb:
IDPA Master
NRA certified Instructor
National Junior Champion in 2021

Phone: 903-312-2727
Email: Benpetty@technologyservicesoftyler.com

Group Rate: 2 Hours, $80 per person
Individual Rate: 2 Hours $100 per person