Rod Couey

Rod is a retired law enforcement officer and award-winning pistol shooter. He has 20 years of experience in Police Field Officer Training and is an experienced firearms instructor.


Rod is a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment and has shot competitively in USPSA, IPSC, PPC and IDPA pistol shooting. He believes you are responsible for your family's safety and is committed to giving you the training you need to master your personal protection.

Rod is deeply committed to competing and his firearm training. His goal is to use his 40+ years of experience to teach his students how to properly use their concealed carry gear at a high technical level. He teaches students to adhere to proper firearm safety standards, effective tactics and everyday self-defense practices.

- FBI Certified Firearms Instructor

- P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training Certified Instructor)

- Previous N.R.A. Instructor



'96 Combat Pistol Gold Medal Winner

Competitive Shooter

Competitive shooting provides real world pressure scenarios that enhance skills under stressful situations. This makes you more confident and likely to survive a gunfight.

"Gunfighting is adaptation and problem solving at speed under extreme duress” (Scotty Reitz).


Rod's CCW lesson plans are designed to enhance your skills regardless of level you are starting out at. He sleeps better at night knowing you and you're family are prepared for the worse

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