About Us

We are a disabled veteran owned business who provides a full spectrum of firearms training programs tailored to meet your individual needs and ability level. 

We provide license to carry classes, private firearm safety and familiarity classes, basic to advanced handgun, rifle and shotgun training. 

We also offer personal protection consultation, threat/risk management assessment services for your home, business, school or church and much more. 

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By offering several programs, Diamond Defense Consulting, LLC gives you the tools to gain an advantage through specialized training. Learn more about your options below, and feel free to reach out with any questions.




* Cardinal Firearms safety and range rules

* Familiarization with the operations of the semi auto handgun and / or the revolver

* Loading/Unloading Ammo (Magazines & Cylinders)

* Grip, Indexing, trigger finger placement, and trigger control

* Isosceles Stance  vs  Weaver Stance

* Managing recoil and cadence

* Sight picture and sight alignment (Eye Dominance)

* Proper and efficient mag changes

* Clearing malfunctions / failure drills

At the end of your LTC prep class you will fire from three distances required in the 50 round shooting proficiency test of the License To Carry class. 

The objective of this class is to instill confidence in the shooters ability and successfully pass the state mandated course of fire.



This course focuses on combative carbine performance with an emphasis on weapon system operation for personal defense.  This course emphasizes on tactical fundamentals and a fighting mindset.  Training topics include the Carbine System & Support Gear, Carbine Maintenance, pistol transitions, Fundamentals of Shot Placement, Zero Protocols, Combative Marksmanship, Positional Shooting Responses, Ready & Carry Positions, Mounting & Presentations, Administrative & Combative Gun-handling, Malfunctions, Bilateral Weapon Operation and After-Action Ready Measures.



Our defensive pistol class has been a great fit for many of our advance students in the past. If this is what you’re looking for, make sure to sign up today. Feel free to reach out with any questions or to learn more. Students will be taught different techniques for deploying their weapon from a variety of concealed carry methods and positions. Topics covered will include wardrobe selection and modification, support equipment, legal considerations, use of force doctrine, methods of concealment and deployment, progressive handgun skills, intensive concealed weapon drilling, and unconventional tactics for accessing and fighting with a concealed handgun. This course is a must for any responsible concealed weapon carrier.



This  class meets and exceeds the State of Texas required course content and qualification standard for obtaining your license to carry a firearm. The topics of discussion are

1) proper use in storage of firearms

2) LTC and weapons laws

3) Non-violence dispute resolution

4) Use the force and deadly force

The evaluation portion of the course requires 50 round (store bought ammo only, no reloads or steel case ammo) qualification on a shooting range. Students are required to pass a proficiency test and a  25 question written exam

Bring  100 rounds of Ammo, 50 required 

Bring serviceable pistol w/ iron sights only ( RMR red dot sighting systems will not be permitted)

Eye and ear protection

Hats are highly encourage

Weather appropriate clothing

Bring snacks and water suggested 

Note: all LTC courses are not the same, you will not be disappointed with this training




A shotgun can be the most versatile and dominate weapons platform in a home defense CBQ Scenario. The focus of this course include a Use of Force Overview, Patterning, Ammunition Selection, Modifications & Options, Ready Conditions, Stance, Mounting & Recoil Mitigation, Preparatory Gun Handling, Emergency and Tactical Loading, Combative Application & Self Patterning. This class is ideal for home defense with your smoothbore. this class is set up for the Remington 870, 1100, 1187 and Mossberg 500 and 590 platforms but other platforms can and can be used in this class effectively.


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If you have questions or need guidance, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
NO REFUND only credit toward another class. 


Chief Instructor/ Owner

A results driven leader, Yarnell Rickett was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and holds a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology/Criminal Justice from Central State University, in addition to a Masters Degree in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University. 

Mr. Rickett is a Master Peace Officer and has been an active law enforcement officer in the state of South Carolina and currently in Texas for a total of 16 years. He has served in various aspects of law enforcement to include; Patrolman, School Resource Officer , Street Crimes Task Force Officer , SWAT Team Entry Operator, Executive Dignitary Protection Unit and currently as a full time Police firearms instructor.

Mr Rickett is a decorated United States Army Veteran with 19 years of total service, continuing to proudly serve in the Army reserves. He has obtained numerous civilian and military certifications, awards, citations and thousands of documented instruction hours. Mr Rickett is a certified Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and National Rifle Association (NRA) firearms Instructor.  Additionally, he’s a member of ASIS international, National African American Gun Association, Texas Tactical Police Officers Association, Texas Association of Licensed Investigators, Texas Conceal Handgun Association and the National Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association.

Thank you in advance for your support!

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To find out more information about learning at Diamond Defense Consulting, LLC, contact us today.

(210) 238-5499

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Through a multidisciplinary approach to training that combines technical and hands-on learning, our courses consistently prepare students for the emergency preparedness on all levels and we are committed to providing excellent education, training and resources so that our students will thrive in today’s unforgiving world. With flexible program options and great instructors, we’re sure you’ll be satisfied with your training. Get in touch to learn more.

8235 Agora Pkwy
Selma, Bexar County 78154

(210) 238-5499

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