The Guardian Conference is the NUMBER ONE event in the USA for Defensive Shooting Training

September 20th - 22nd, 2024 in Oklahoma City




handgun shooting

Handgun Skills

Build your defensive shooting skills and tactics

trauma medical

Trauma Care Training

Massive Hemmorage, CPR, and other live-saving skills

legal defense

Legal Defense

Use of force legal intelligence and simulated training and analysis

The Instructor Lineup


Chuck Haggard


Mickey Schuch

Wayne Dobbs

Wayne Dobbs

AJ Zito

AJ Zito

Erick Gelhaus

Erick Gelhaus

Chris Cypert Amplified Life

Chris Cypert


Paul Sharp

Kaery Dudenhofer

Kaery Dudenhofer

Tyler Tharp

Tyler Tharp


Brian McLaughlin


Don West


Shawn Vincent

Why Attend the Guardian Conference?

Get insights in to a world of unparalleled firearm and personal protection expertise at the premier destination for self defense training. Set against the backdrop of the incredible Oklahoma City Gun Club, this event is more than just a conference—it's a transformative experience. Dive into hands-on training sessions led by the nation's top firearm instructors, and elevate your handgun skills to a whole new level. From trauma care insights to the intricacies of legal defense, the Guardian Conference covers it all.


Oklahoma LEO’s are eligible for 24hrs of continuing education with complete attendance of The Guardian Conference


Each Attendee Will Receive

  • 24+ Hours of World Class Firearm Instruction
  • Breakfast and Lunch Each Day of the Event
  • On-site Snacks and Water
  • An Official Attendee T-shirt
  • 3 Days of Networking With Vendors, Instructors, and Other Shooters

Event Dates And Hours

Sept 20th, 2023
7:15 AM - 5:30 PM

Sept 21st, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Sept 22nd, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

2024 Pricing

For the Conference, the student may receive a full refund if they cancel a minimum of 20 days before the event. Within the 19 days prior to the event the student may cancel and receive a 50% refund. Also please note if you are unable to attend you can donate your ticket to a local law enforcement officer and we will facilitate that donation.

Who Should Attend?

The Guardian Conference is perfect for any skill level of shooter.

The broad range of firearm instructors and class offerings will guarantee that no matter your comfort level you will find instruction that best suits you.

Concerned you are not ready? If you are comfortable visiting a gun range, loading your handgun, firing it at a target, and unloading it, and going home you possess the core required knowledge to attend this event.

What Do Attendees Have To Say About The Conference?

Additional Information

OKC Gun Club

Event Location:

Oklahoma City Gun Club
12465 NE 234th St, Arcadia, OK 73007

Group Rate Hotels:

Fairfield Marriott Edmond
301 Meline Drive, Edmond, OK 73034

Hampton Inn Edmond
300 Meline Drive, Edmond, OK 73034

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Edmond
200 Meline Drive, Edmond, OK 73034

Click Here for Additional Travel and Lodging Information

Event Weather:

This event will go on regardless of weather, however, the Historical Average for the gun range on Sept 17th is high of 84 degrees and a low of 60 degrees. Should be about as close to perfect weather as we can estimate.

This class has been cataloged by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for 24 hours of mandatory continuing education credit. Regarding any law enforcement concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices as might be taught, promoted, or otherwise espoused in outside schools or seminars, there is no intent, expressed or implied, that listing the course in the CLEET Course Catalog indicates or in any way conveys ‘CLEET approval’ of such concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices, unless such approval is explicitly stated by CLEET.