Ernest Langdon
Ernest Langdon's "How to Run a Beretta Handgun" class will be a part of the Wilson Combat Training Class schedule.

Wilson Combat will be running a series of training classes with some of the best shooters in the world over the next few months.

For more information on the Wilson Combat training classes, send an email to [email protected].

The schedule for the Wilson Combat-sponsored classes is as follows:

Ernest Langdon (May 17-18, 2014 – How to Run a Beretta Handgun; Cuthand, Texas

Langdon is a USMC combat veteran, a law enforcement and military trainer, an International Defensive Pistol Association Distinguished Master, a United States Practical Shooting Association Master, and a noted Beretta expert and gunsmith.


  • Ernest Langdon How to Run a Beretta Handgun Class (Intermediate skill level)
  • Location: Circle WC Ranch, Cuthand, Texas
  • Nearest airports: Texarkana, AR 1.25 hours away, DFW 3.5 hours away
  • When: May 17-18, class starts at 9 a.m. each day
  • Cost: $450 per student; $225 deposit required to book a slot; full payment due by May 1; NO cancellation refunds after April 17
  • Contact person to sign up: Tressa Bohannan [email protected] 870-545-3618, ext 104
  • Class Size: 16 students
  • Housing: Holiday Inn Express, Paris, TX 903-785-0088 (50-minute drive from the ranch)
  • Equipment requirements: Serviceable Beretta handgun, safe holster, magazine pouch, shooting glasses, ear protection and 800 rounds of ammunition.
  • Basic info: Class is limited to shooters using Beretta 92/96, Cougar or PX4 pistols. This is an intermediate skill level class, don’t sign up if you don’t already have basic shooting and safe gun handling skills.

NOTE:  PMC Bronze 9mm 115gr FMJ RN ammo available for sale at a cost of $13 per box of 50 rounds. Two Beretta USA employees will be in attendance.

Ken Hackathorn

Hackathorn is a Master Firearms Instructor, a U.S. Army Special Forces small arms instructor, an SRT member and Special Response Team trainer, and the founding member of the International Defensive Pistol Association and the International Practical Shooting Confederation.

Hackathorn’s classes will take place on the following dates:

  • Nov. 12-13, 2014 – Basic to Intermediate Handgun, Cuthand, Texas ($450)
  • Nov. 15-16, 2014 – Advanced Handgun/Carbine, Cuthand, Texas ($450)

Email to [email protected] for more information.

Rob Haught

Haught is a veteran law enforcement officer and firearms trainer for civilian, law enforcement and military. He is also an International Defensive Pistol Association national champion.

Haught’s class will take place on the following dates:

  • Oct 11-12, 2014 – Intermediate Handgun, Intermediate Carbine/Shotgun, Cuthand, Texas ($450)

Larry Vickers

Vickers has spent more than 20 years as a special operations soldier. He is a master firearms instructor, firearms industry consultant and a founding member of the International Defensive Pistol Association.

Visit the Vickers Tactical website for the latest info on upcoming classes.

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