Taran is considered the most versatile shooter in the world. He has won major pistol championships in USPSA Open, Limited, Limited 10, Production, and Single Stack divisions. He has won IDPA National titles, Steel Challenge World Championships, and IPSC World Shoot Gold Medals in countries around the world. Taran has been a valuable asset to Hollywood and the filmmaking business. Taran has trained movie producers, directors and actors including James Cameron, Michael Mann, Keanau Reeves,Jennifer Garner, Collin Farrell, Chris Hemsworth, and Josh Duhamel and the list goes on and on. Taran has worked on location or hosted movie training at his 20 acre facilty.