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Lead Instructor

Gil Narvaez has an extensive background in law enforcement training, martial arts and a passion for the shooting sports. Gil is a former Marine and a career law enforcement officer, with well over 23+ years of experience. He holds the rank of Lieutenant with a large local police department. He is a North Carolina Justice Academy state certified law enforcement Firearms Instructor and Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor. An avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai, he often incorporates both disciplines into personal protection and firearms instruction. Gil is very friendly and approachable, always willing to help new or experienced shooters alike. An active competitive shooter, he enjoys participating in action shooting events.

Gil has taken the opportunity to train with these world class firearms instructors:

Yousef Sansour (Esoteric LLC)

Scott Jedlinski (Modern Samurai Project)

Steve Anderson (Anderson Shooting / That Shooting Show Podcast)

Morgan Allen (Multiple IDPA National Champion)

Ben Stoeger (Multiple USPSA World Champion)

Professional Certifications and Experience:

· NRA Pistol Instructor

· NC State Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor

· NC State Law Enforcement Subject Control Instructor

· NRA Range Officer

· USPSA Carry Optics B Class shooter

· IDPA Carry Optics/ESP Master Class shooter

· Basic and Advanced Ground Defense Instructor

· Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt – Team Steve Hall /Royce Gracie – Fight To Win BJJ

· Level 1 Muay Thai practitioner - Black Belt USA, World Thai Boxing Association Affiliate