David “DC” Reed is a US government, civilian law enforcement, and NRA certified multi-weapons and tactics instructor. Over the years he has conducted basic through advanced training courses across the US and in select countries as a former private contractor and on behalf of the military. He works with private industry, military, law enforcement and has a 20 year background with SRT/SWAT. He has been a Missouri and Tennessee P.O.S.T. certified Instructor in Firearms, Special Tactics, Sniper, CCW, and Use of Force for more than thirty years.
DC currently holds a Missouri Class ‘A’ police commission and is a reserve peace officer in Missouri. He is a graduate of several military and LE training courses as well as notable civilian training such as Thunder Ranch, ATC, Action Targets, Surefire Institute, and Gunsite among others. He is a member of International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), the NRA (Life member, current certified Firearms and Sniper instructor), National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO), and other professional organizations – as well as life member of the Big Piney Sportsman’s Club near Houston, MO.
DC has committed his life to training people on the proper and effective use of firearms. He firmly believes that this training results in a safer world and fewer lost lives.
A discussion of the various types of handgun actions and how to safely load/unload. ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
The goal in a defensive shooting is to get the business end of your weapon between you and the ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
Tools to help perfect your grip and trigger press and diagnose problems. ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
A good solid base when firing a handgun is essential to effective marksmanship. ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
A strong side belt holster is the most common means of carrying a defensive handgun. Learn to select a ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
When belt carry is impractical many use an Inside the Waistband (IWB) holster to conceal their CCW handgun. Learn ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
The foundation for supporting the added weight of a concealed firearm is the belt. A mistake here can be ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
Different body types and methods of concealment. ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
Hey hot weather concealment is a common topic now with the Concealed Carry of Weapons (CCW) crowd. I have ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
When loaded and out of the holster you have to maintain positive control of your defensive handgun. Errors and ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed
Carrying a concealed firearm for person defense is a serious decision requiring a good deal of confidence in your ...On May 26, 2014 / By David Reed