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Training, teaching, learning, and growing

I am so excited about some of the upcoming future training events! Tomorrow the incredible Women Empowered Boot Camp starts! Not Jiu-Jitsu taught to women, Jiu-Jitsu FOR women. Plus, we have quite a few extras our students are going to love. Our next two Kansas and Missouri Concealed Carry Courses are coming July 26th in Overland Park and August 15th in Lenexa. We also have a FREE Women Empowered Seminar on Friday, July 24th at City Center Church in Lenexa.

Finally, the UFC Legend and one of the most influential martial artists of All TIME Royce Gracie will be in town August 7th and 8th to deliver three amazing seminars for First Responders, Kids, and Adults.

Handgun and Self-Defense Training

We have added Kansas and Missouri Concealed Carry Course dates to our schedule and we cannot wait to train with you. We have has such a fantastic eight years of training with some incredible students, and we believe our ninth year of training will be the best of all.

We have seen a tremendous increase in demand for self-defense training, our instructors are ready and excited to not just meet but exceed all of your expectations

Make 2020 your year to train with us!

Kansas and Mssouri Concealed Carry

Our first Kansas and Missouri Concealed Carry Course back was a tremendous success! We have added yet another date to our course schedule on Sunday, July 26th and we would love to have you and your family join us for this awesome educational experience! Also, our Women Empowered Boot Camp is rapidly approaching sign up today!

Come be a part of one of our many handgun or rifle training courses. See you soon.

Ready to go!

We have had an unbelievable response to our upcoming Kansas and Missouri Concealed Carry Course this weekend! Also, our incredible Women Empowered Boot Camp is happening starting Sunday, July 12th! The training events for the rest of 2020 are shaping up to be absolutely phenomenal! If you haven't trained with us yet in one of our handgun or rifle courses, concealed carry, or self-defense events, now is the time! See you soon!

Second half of 2020

While everyone one of us felt the impact of the first half of 2020, that does not mean the second half of 2020 cannot be incredible! We have already scheduled two of our outrageously popular Kansas and Missouri Concealed Carry Courses and we are reigniting our incredible Women Empowered Bootcamp that will be literally life-changing!

We have trained with students from literally around the world! But, coming soon if you are in the Overland Park, Olathe, Lenexa, Leawood, Gardner, Spring Hill, or anywhere near the Kansas City Metro area, come train with the premiere self-defense organization in the Midwest!


Hello everyone. We hope you are all staying safe and healthy! We have been getting a lot of messages about our Concealed Carry Courses and Handgun and Self-Defense Training Courses. We cannot wait to start doing group courses again when the pandemic is under control. Until then, please check out our training videos on Facebook at Top Firearms Instruction. Speaking of videos, thank you so much for helping us break the 100 Subscriber mark on YouTube! As of this blog entry we are at 108 and cannot wait to connect with more of you.

Video Training

This is a challenging time for all of us! Although I miss doing my Concealed Carry Courses, Handgun Training Classes, and extremely popular self-defense courses, I am now offering several FREE Training Videos on our Top Firearms Instruction Facebook Page that I think you all are going to love! Also, make sure you subscribe to Top Firearms Instruction on YouTube! We cannot wait to train with everyone again! Train hard and be safe!

Verbal Communication and Use of Force

Hello friends! Check out my latest article in PoliceOne Effective Verbal Communication in Use of Force Situations. Too many times there is an imbalance between the two. The secret to success lies in the balance between the two. Let me know what you think!

Summer 2020

In unprecedented times, we plan to have unprecedented fun, growth, and learning! As the world prepares to tackle this pandemic in the best way possible, we plan to train and learn in the best way possible. We will focus on increased handgun and self-defense training through video, and training through private lessons and small groups. Whether it's concealed carry, fundamental handgun training, Women Empowered, Kids Bullyproof, Essentials of Home Defense, Response to the Active Shooter, or any other of our amazing training courses, we will continue to move forward safely and responsibly in the most engaging way possible.

Upcoming Events

We have so many exciting events coming soon!

March 7th Concealed Carry
March 22nd Concealed Carry
April 19th to June 28th Women Empowered Academy
April 25th Weapon Retention for Concealed Carry
May 31st Concealed Carry
July 24th Women Empowered Seminar
August 15th Concealed Carry

We can't wait to train with you!
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