Category: Instructors

NRA CCW Instructor Certification course review – Oct 2019

I took the NRA CCW Instructor the weekend of October 25-27, 2019 and wanted to give everyone an overview of my impression. The NRA CCW Instructor course was rolled out to instructors at the 2018 NRA Annual meeting in Dallas, TX by the NRA Training and Education staff.  Stories...
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2019 NRA Annual Meeting Instructor Update

The NRA Training and Education department presented an instructor update during the 2019 AM. Below are our notes (unofficial) from the update Current instructor numbers: RSO 60+k Instructors 110+k Training Counselors 2.2+k Coaches 6.7+k Training and Education has a new style for answering calls The new 1500 bullpen allows...
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New Resource for Instructors

Being a firearm owner or instructor means you are constantly trying to catch up to changes in the industry and in the law that affect you.  If you are an instructor you need to stay current even more because the classes you teach might have someone come with new...
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Know Your Instructor or Pay the Price

The firearm training industry has a lot of quality people and some that are less than quality.  Take example this news story below where a law enforcement officers was forced to resign but is suspected of continuing to teach Ohio CCW classes (http://www.wfmj.com/story/39974773/exclusive-hundreds-of-ccw-permits-suspended-in-mahoning-valley).  Normally you would think to yourself if...
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After Action Report for USCCA DSF 1 & 2

This is an after action report for the USCCA DSF Level 1 & 2 Instructor course in West Bend, Wisconsin My reason for attending was multiple purpose – Expand my training with the USCCA – Have first hand knowledge on the Defense Shooting Fundamentals course – Meet more of...
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