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Certified Pistol Instructor Rockford, MI

Steve Washington - Lead Instructor

Steve, a veteran of the US Army and National Guard, has been training with military and law enforcement personnel for almost 20 years.

As an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, Steven leads our efforts to prepare citizens to get their Concealed Pistol License.

Charles Hockey - Handgun Instructor

Charlie is a retired Michigan State Trooper with over 15 years of experience in law enforcement and firearms training. Charlie is currently providing training to students in Michigan.


Firearms Safety Courses at Protection Tactics of Rockford, MI are for everyone, from people who have never picked up a gun to seasoned tactical shooters who are looking to develop their skills.

Steve and Charlie are experienced trainers who are patient and friendly in guiding you through the skills of shooting a firearm.

Looking to have Protection Tactics come to you? Our NRA instructors will train anywhere you have space in the state of Michigan. Please make sure you have at least 5 people and a range to shoot on.