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Artemis Defense Institute

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In today’s crazy world it is increasingly rare for me to encounter people I like, respect and... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2018
Bruce C
San Clemente, California, United States
Lots of fun

Done this twice, once with a friend and again with my wife. The guns they use, powered by air... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Irvine, California
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Once only available to law enforcement and military agencies, the Artemis Defense Institute (ADI) has partnered with VirTra to be the first in Southern CA to offer the most advanced simulator firearms training available to civilians. Although...more
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11 Spectrum Pointe Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2242
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

In today’s crazy world it is increasingly rare for me to encounter people I like, respect and trust…a process that normally requires years to fully develop. When I was referred to Michael Lieberman with the Law Offices of Lieberman, Taormina, LLP/Artemis Defense via Calguns.net, my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Done this twice, once with a friend and again with my wife. The guns they use, powered by air cylinders are real guns and after a warm up on a flat screen and 180 degree we moved to the 270. At first I was convinced...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Nice people with a pro fire arm agenda. Competent instruction. Fun pretending to shoot...whatever is up on the screen. Nice way to "get off frustration" with a big bang.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

I attended Ladies' Night event with other ladies from a Meetup group. They had some refreshments (chips, cookies, veggie sticks, etc.) to enjoy before it started. The guest speaker that night was a female officer who shared her stories which were very intriguing. We then...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

This is a great place to come if you want to gain better insight into your shooting and firearm handling skills. The instructors are attentive and non-judgemental, they give you great recommended advice based on what they are seeing you do. I just took a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Tomer K
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Took the 1,2,3 Pistol training course and also a one on one private training on the VirTra 300. Both excellent courses conducted by trained professionals with years of experience. This is definitely a must for someone that is serious about defense training.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed May 28, 2016

First time my husband and I visited this place was through a deal from Groupon. We are totally hooked on it. The trainers are top notch and training environment is superb.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed January 14, 2016

Artemis is a great place to come to and train in simulated scenarios as well as work on fundamentals of shooting and marksmanship. Been coming here for a couple months now and its a great experience everytime. training is critical if you plan on defending...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Dooz85
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Great place to learn how to handle a weapon and how to prepare for a gun fight. Much much better than I expected. An eye-opener.

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed October 2, 2015

This was an awesome experience and I would do it again (and again)! If you get the opportunity to get "wired up" so you know when you are hit, it adds more realism to the situations. Great place to have a party as well!

Date of experience: March 2015
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Jishnu K
May 21, 2015|
Response from ArtemisLakeForest | Property representative |
No. There are no age restrictions. It is important that the child is able to hold the firearm on their own. The scenarios are quite colorful in language as well as visual. Individuals under the age of 18 must be... More