Mr. Joe Taflinger has over 30 years experience in the art of three gun tactical shooting. He has won many titles in his career and is still a successful competitor today. In addition to his success in competition, Mr. Taflinger continues to keep up with and teach the latest trends and techniques in USPSA, IDPA, and General Three Gun Competition.
He continues to hold classes for law enforcement and civilians in the art of firearms self defense and is a master at the use of handgun, rifle, and pistol. The following is a list of his credentials and titles.
Certifications and Courses
Courses and Certifications:
- NRA certified Rifle Instructor
- Knob Creek Machinegun Shoot 1978-Present
- Soldier of Fortune International 3-Gun 1980-1999
- Hidden Hills 3-Gun Champion 1994
- Winner of the Henrey Carver Award 1999
- Continues to win top ten titles from Hidden Hills and Knob Creek
General Shooting Experience:
- IDPA Competitive Shooting 1999-Present
- USPSA Competitive Shooting 1978-Present
- 3-Gun International Competition 1980-1999
- Military Bolt Action Competition 1999-Present
- Big Game Hunter 1963-Present
Range Officer Experience:
- Range and Safety Officer for Hidden Hills 14 years.
- Board of Directors and Range Safety KAPS 10 years