John "Hsoi" Daub

Position: Senior Assistant Lead Instructor

Assists with: all courses

NRA Certifications: Home Firearm Safety, Pistol, Rifle, Personal Protection In the Home, Personal Protection Outside the Home, Range Safety Officer


Other Certifications: Texas License to Carry Instructor, NRA Eddie Eagle volunteer, Boy Scout and 4-H volunteer, Massad Ayoob Group Deadly Force Instructor, Rangemaster Certified Master Instructor, Force Science Analyst, Sig P365 Armorer, Image Based Decisional Drills Instructor.

Memberships: NRA (Benefactor Life), International Defensive Pistol Association, Second Amendment Foundation (life), Texas State Rifle Association “Benefactor Life” member, US Practical Shooting Association (B class, Production division)

Training: AIWB Skills, & Essential Handgun Skills (Spencer Keepers); Contextual Handgun: The Armed Parent/Guardian, & M.A.P.P.S. (Citizens Defense Research); Two Person Tactics, Vehicle Environment Skills (John Murphy); Deliberate Speed Shooting (Lee Weems); Pistol Shooting Solutions - Light Pin (Gabe White); OC Instructor (Chuck Haggard); Red Dot Essentials (Sean Hoffman); How Paranoid Are You? Who Wins, Loses, and Why, Understanding Violent Criminals (John Hearne); Pistol Essentials & Pistol Proficiency - Purple Patch (Brian Hill); DTI Instructor program (John Farnam); Massad Ayoob Group (MAG-40), Insights Training Center (Defensive Folding Knife, Street & Vehicle Tactics), Shivworks (Combined Skills), Rangemaster (Combined Skills, Combative Pistol 2, Defensive Shotgun 1, Firearms Instructor Certification Course, Advanced Instructor Course), Cornered Cat Instructor Development (Kathy Jackson), Claude Werner (Snub Nose Revolver 1 & 2), Unthinkable (William Aprill), Tactical Rifle Operator (Paul Howe), Dr. James Williams, Aaron Marco, Texas Hunter Education, Tactical Arts (Edged Weapon Defense: Leslie Buck & Erwin Ballarta), Black belt, Kuk Sool. Training in Kali, Silat, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, Western Boxing under Ray Parra, Lone Star Medics (Dynamic First Aid, Medicine X- EDC). Use of Deadly Force Instructor (Massad Ayoob Group), Direct Action Response Training (Dark Angel Medical) , Defensive Knife (Chuck Rives), Immediate Action Combatives (Cecil Burch). All classes in the KR Training program.

With IPSC Grand Master Dave Re, developed the app for the DR Practice Deck, available for iPhone and iPad.

Personal: John is a husband, father, and software developer. He is the head of Hsoi Enterprises LLC, focusing on mobile software development (iOS, web services). He likes to pick up heavy things and put them down.