Military, Law Enforcement and Private Sector 

Cutting Edge Tactics and Training

Direct Action Group provides the highest level of cutting edge instruction in the most up to date and progressive firearms skills and tactics for military, law enforcement and private sector personnel. Our programs set industry standards for realism, safety, skill progression and unit cohesion. Whether you are a new officer on the job, seasoned warfighter or civilian shooter, these programs will enhance your existing skill set.

Tactical Training in Action




Why Choose DAG for your tactical training:

  • Nearly 3 decades of experience
  • Top tier instructors
  • Trusted by elite military units and law enforcement around the globe



In this video we cover:

  • Latest techniques for military, law enforcement, & VIP security
  • Position SUL
  • Mistakes even PROs can make


  • Byron Rodgers: Well known Executive Protection professional, talks with Max Joseph in depth about the EP world
  • “I was encouraged to train with [Max] through a very high-end botique private security company”
  • “I really appreciated his training because it not only covered the hard skills of Executive Protection, but it also covered the soft skills very accurately”


Proven Methods

for Police | Military | VIP Security | Personal Protection

About DAG Tactical Firearms Training

Direct Action Group was founded in 1990 by Max Joseph, a USMC Recon veteran, weapon and tactics instructor, and worldwide VIP protection specialist. DAG has forged ahead for 3 decades by developing the most modernized tactics, techniques and procedures available for the military, law enforcement and private sector. Max oversees an instructor cadre of world class instructors who all possess extensive backgrounds within the military, law enforcement, EMS, special operations, and global security. You will not find a more experienced group of instructors.

While our primary focus is within the military and law enforcement community, DAG also hosts many open enrollment courses for qualified civilian personnel.  Our programs are conducted at our northern and southern California locations and facilities across the United States. We guarantee that you will encounter the highest level of professionalism on all of our courses and that the skills you learn will greatly enhance your operational capabilities.

Please feel free to review our website, watch our videos, and contact us at any time – and we’ll see you on the range!

Our Trusted Partners

Direct Action Group is proud to align with organizations as strategic partners. These are industry leading companies with the highest quality products and customer service. We use, endorse, and recommend these companies and their products on and off the range! Select the links below to infil their websites!

Rife Supply
Vortex Optics
Howard Leight
Breachpen logo
North American Rescue logo
Resqme logo
T Reign logo
Royal Arms logo
Surefire logo
ASP logo
Custom Tactics Training Courses

Our Place…or Yours

Mobile Training at your location!  Suitable training locations include:

  • military training locations
  • Law Enforcement Training facilities
  • Certified Firing Range
  • Suitable Private Property


Office Hours

Mon:8am – 5pm
Tue: 8am – 5pm
Wed: 8am – 5pm
Thur: 8am – 5pm
Fri: 8am – 5pm
Sat/Sun: closed





(714) 206 – 5168



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