(805) 748-7176

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students has STR trained?

Over the years the leadership staff at STR has trained hundreds of individuals.


Does STR offer courses every day of the year?

We offer regularly scheduled courses. Please visit our COURSES page for details.


Do you train women and children?

We have seen a growing interest in training for women and children. Through our one-on-one training programs we can accommodate anyone at any age or skill level.


Can a child attend an adult course?

Generally not. On rare occasions we may make an exception. Please CONTACT us for details.


What style of marial arts do you teach?

STR uses a hybrid of many different marial arts styls. We depend on the best techniques from various styles to develop a simple effective fighting system


Am I too old to attend these classes?

You are never too old to defend yourself and your loved one. The courses are designed for students to train at their own pace, learn and retain the skills of self-defense.


Should I bring a backup weapon?

A backup handgun or riffle is not necessary but is recommended if possible.


American Made Man
Adventure Weekend

Spend 3 action-filled days learning skills your father should have taught you.

September 16-18, 2016

Register before
June 17 and receive
a $50 Discount

* Registration fee $550

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Need a Weapon?

A limited amount of handguns are available to rent for courses. The cost is $50.00 per day. All rentals are for onsite use only.

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for more information

Attention Teachers!

If you are a Primary or Secondary school teacher please call us to learn more about discounts on Handgun Courses.

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for more information

Private Group Courses

If you would like to take an established course privately we will conduct the class if you can get together six or more students.

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Private Customized Training

We will also do customized private training to suit your needs for $ 200.00 per hour (4 hour minimum/ 4 student maximum).

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Upcoming Classes

There are no upcoming events.

From Our Clients

"Just attended the January class taught by STR. Great day 1 review of the basic fundamentals of shooting. Day 2, we built from there with wounded drills, team movement, and a great Combat Mindset lecture! Day 3....we hit the gym for an intro to Grav and applied what we had learned in force on force. Excellent venue and top notch instruction...right here on the Central Coast!"
– Douglas Scotto


Tactical Handgun Course

This intensive 24-hour course is intended for the law enforcement officer/military member who carries a handgun on duty.

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Basic Handgun Course

Now Available! This is an 8-hour course designed for the new shooter. In this course you will learn firearms safety, nomenclature and gun handling.

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Contact Info

Spartan Training Resources
7343 El Camino Real # 247
Atascadero, California 93422

Tel: 805.748.7176
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