Martin developed his skills initially from competitive shooting, participating in local, regional and state competitions.  Today, his primary focus is on the defensive aspect of shooting.  He has trained with the best in the industry both locally and nationally and is passionate about teaching and sharing what he has learned.  Now, encouraged by peers, family and friends, he has founded AIM Firearms Training. Credentials:
  • California Dept. of Justice Certified Instructor
  • Front Sight Firearms Institute Instructor
  • NRA Certified Instructor
  • NRA Range Safety Officer
  • USPSA Range Safety Officer
  • Front Sight Firearms Institute –  Instructor Development Distinguished Graduate
  • Front Sight Firearms Institute – Defensive Handgun Course Distinguished Graduate
  • Mike Seeklander Defensive Carbine Course Graduate
  • Mike Seeklander Competition Handgun Course Graduate
  • International Defensive Pistol Association –  Stock Service Pistol Sharpshooter Classification
  • KPDT Defensive Edge Weapons Course Graduate
  • American Warrior Society Member
  • Sacramento County approved CCW Instructor
  • San Joaquin County approved CCW Instructor
  • El Dorado County approved CCW Instructor


ID Course Name Duration Start Date
DS1Defensive Shotgun 1January 01, 1970
DC-2Defensive Carbine 2January 01, 1970
DC-1Defensive Carbine 1January 01, 1970
CCW-ICalifornia CCW Initial CourseJanuary 01, 1970
CCW-RCalifornia CCW Renewal CourseJanuary 01, 1970
L2Level 2 - Handgun ProgressionJanuary 01, 1970
L3Level 3 - Dynamic HandgunJanuary 01, 1970


ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Lv01DHPLevel 1 - Handgun Basics 1010 daysFebruary 04, 2018
BPCLevel 2 - Handgun Progression0 daysFebruary 01, 2017
Lv01DHSALevel 3 - Dynamic Handgun0 daysJuly 23, 2017