OnSight Firearms Training

Learn new skills, refine known skills, work your fundamentals in a group environment with professional instructors. With a focus on defensive shooting skill set, we provide a variety of class levels and platforms to challenge and inform students and the decisions they make in the context of self-defense.

OnSight Firearms Training’s instructors come from a variety of backgrounds and experience,  dedicated to providing top quality instruction for whatever your needs may be.

Benjamin DeWalt

Founder & Senior Instructor

Benjamin DeWalt is the co-founder and senior instructor of OnSight Firearms Training. Benjamin has been a life-long martial artist and firearms enthusiast, starting as a kid with long guns in western Pennsylvania. His accreditations include various NRA instructor certifications, Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Instructor certification, and Massachusetts State Police Certified Firearms Instructor. Benjamin has been teaching various defensive-focused shooting classes since 2005. He has also been teaching martial arts and hand-to-hand self-defense since 2010. Benjamin’s preferred classes to teach are all levels of pistol shooting, hand-to-hand combatives, and defensive shotgun

Benjamin has trained with and learned from some of the best in the firearms training industry:

Steve Tarani
Kelly Venden / Criterion Tactical
Steve Fisher / Sentinel Concepts
Super Dave Harrington
Chris Fry / MDTS Training
Craig Douglas / Shivworks
Alex Hartmann / Ridgeline Shooting
Jake Pelletier / Raven Firearms Training
John Murphy / FPF Training
Jay Cunningham / Protective Shooting Concepts
William Aprill / Aprill Risk Consulting
Paul Sharp / Sharp Defense
Todd Rassa / Todd Rassa Training
Jackson McWade, Ross Francis / Dark Angel Medical
Mike Jannich
Cecil Burch / Immediate Action Combatives
Various Instructors / Sig Sauer Academy

In addition to instructing and maintaining the day-to-day operations at OnSight Firearms Training, Benjamin has been teaching various martial arts for over a decade. Benjamin spent over half a decade working full time as a gunsmith / armorer for a New York based firearms manufacturer before making OFT a full time career.


» NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
» NRA Certified Shotgun Instructor
» NRA Certified Rifle Instructor
» NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer
» NRA Certified Personal Protection In The Home Instructor
» Utah Certified Concealed Firearm instructor
» Massachusetts State Police Certified Pistol Instructor
» New York State Dept. Of Criminal Justice Certified Fingerprint Technician
» Sig Sauer Certified M16/M4/AR-15 Armorer
» Sig Sauer Certified 1911 Armorer
» Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) Certified Instructor
» Tactical Combat Casualty Care Certified
» Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Certified

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