Carl Hirt Spotting for his daughter
Carl Hirt in Pat McNamara's class shooting from behind cover

Carl Hirt, Has over 20 years of firearms experience, I've been training individuals in firearms safety and how to use firearms in self-defense for over 10 years now. For the last 5 years, I have been an NRA Training Counselor Training and certifying individuals as instructors through the NRA. I was a bounty hunter for almost 10 years before I went into the training industry full-time.  

NRA Training Counselor, Instructor, RTBAV Regional Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer

  • 173212681


GA Board of Private Detectives and Security Agency

  • Classroom/Firearms Instructor CFTR001292

TN Conceal Handgun Instructor

  • 2618966467


VA Department of Criminal Justice

  • Bail Enforcement Agent - DCJS License# 99182403


 Center Mass Tactical Sean Brogan:

  • Practical Pistol 1

  • Practical Rifle 1


Andy Stanford: (OPS, Options for Personal Security)

  • Surgical Speed Shooting 

Tactical Response

  • x2 Fighting Pistol

  •  Advanced Fighting Pistol

  •   Immediate Action Medical

  •  The Fight (Force on Force)

Protective Measures:

  • x2 Intermediate Defensive Pistol


Applied Tactical Concepts:

  • NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home,

  • NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home

Acumen Arms:

  • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer


  • Certified Glock Armorer ​

Pat McNamara, Tactics Marksmanship Adventure Concepts Security

  • T.A.P.S.

The Complete Combatant

  • The Complete Combatant

  • Pistol Essentials Proactive Mindset (x2) 


Everyday Medic

  • Stop the Bleed

  • First Aid 


Applied Tactical Concepts

  • NRA Pistol Instructor

  • NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor

  • NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor 


Law Enforcement & Security Specialists Private Training Academy

  • 509.3.02 Basic Security Officer Training,

  • 509.3.11 Pistol Qualification 


Computer Science & Investigation

  • 44E Bail Enforcement,

  • 07E Weapons Training