About the Course
This course is designed to teach children and adults the basic fundaments of firearm safety.
In this course we will cover:
An in depth overview of firearms safety
Proper handling of firearms
Proper shooting stance, grip, and accuracy
The goal of this course is to educate families in the safe handling and shooting of firearms. No prior experience is needed to attend this course. This course will be tailored to the experience, skill, and proficiency of the shooters.
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced shooters are all welcome.
Range fees, ammunition requirements, and firearms will be discussed at the time of booking.
We look forward to training with you!
Tom has been an armed professional for the past two decades and has been a firearms instructor for the past 10 years. Outside of being an instructor, his background is in Law Enforcement and high level Executive / Dignitary Protection Operations serving as operations director and team leader in various high profile and high risk details - domestically and internationally. Tom has achieved certifications as an Anti-Terrorism Specialist, Forensic Investigator, and numerous other industry specific accolades. In 2013, Tom launched a security and investigations firm offering executive level protective services in several states throughout the United States.
While still working in the private sector, Tom founded SKILLSET Defense Academy to bring his training and experience to our students and has built a cadre of world class instructors to teach alongside him. His goal with SKILLSET is to bring his skills and the skill set's of other top tier instructors under one roof to maximize the training and knowledge delivered to students.
Tom is an NRA instructor, a NRA Range Safety Officer, a USCCA defensive firearms instructor, and a P.O.S.T certified Tactical Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor (Peace Officer Standards and Training). He holds additional instructor certifications in workplace violence prevention, Active Shooter Response, and has been featured in numerous publications discussing safety, security, and home defense.