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Shooting Practice


Self Reliance Training, LLC is dedicated to providing a safe, professional and stress-free approach to firearms instruction. Founded by an instructor with over ten years of high volume firearms retail sales and shooting range experience, backed by five years in the private security field, Self Reliance Training, LLC has the knowledge and training to successfully accomplish this goal. 

We love to work with new or inexperienced gun owners to help them feel more comfortable with their firearms. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We will do our best to answer your questions. 




Founder - Instructor


With a strong passion for thorough and safe firearms training, Kirk will help you not only achieve your goals, but exceed them.

Kirk has worked in the firearms industry for over ten years. In addition to being a Firearms Instructor, he has worked in firearms retail stores, ranges, safe retailers and ammunition manufacturers.

Along with his firearms industry experience, Kirk has worked as an Armed Response Team Officer, Counter Surveillance Operator and Investigator with a major strip resort. During his tenure, he has had hundreds of hours of training ranging from active assailant response, threat analysis and mitigation, surveillance detection, simunition courses, Control Force techniques, Use of Force training and more. 

This diverse range of experience shows in his ability to help students on and off the range. 

Training & Certificates

-USCCA Concealed Carry Home Defense Fundamentals Instructor

-firstCARE Provider Stop the Bleed Instructor

-The CP Journal Tactical Analysis Course (Basing & Advanced)

-safeTALK Suicide Alertness for Everyone

 -NRA Basic Pistol Certification - Level IV

 -Major Strip Resort Armed Security Training Course (40 Hours) 

 -American Red Cross - Stop the Bleed

 -Bleeding Control Basics

 -Major Strip Reort Security Officer Training Academy (80 Hours)

-Red Cross CPR & First Aid Training 

 -AED Deployment

 -Fight Focused Concept’s Intro to Fighting Pistol 

 -Fight Focused Concept’s Intro to Fighting Rifle

 -PILB Armed Guard Certification

-Five (5) years of USPSA competitive shooting (Unclassified/Production)

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