Andrew has been attending formal firearms training since he was 16 years old. He has attended training through a number of professional organizations and instructors.  He recently underwent the process of becoming an NRA Certified Instructor for the Basic Pistol program.

Andrew's training history includes:

  • NRA Basic Pistol: HCM Firearms
  • NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Course: Defensive Specialties, LLC
  • Firearm Instructor Development Course: Tom Givens of Range Master
  • Advanced Handgun: HCM Firearms
  • Intermediate Handgun: Coup De Main Training
  • Fighting Pistol: Tactical Response
  • Fast and Accurate Pistol: Tactical Response
  • The FIGHT! (Force on Force Training): Tactical Response
  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home: Sparrow Defense 
  • NRA Protection Outside the Home (Basic and Advanced): Sparrow Defense
  • Low Light Pistol Techniques: Sparrow Defense
  • Defensive Pistol Workshop: Sparrow Defense
  • Combatives and Edged Weapon Skills: Shane Gosa of CQB Services
  • Vehicle "Gunfighter" Counter Ambush: Talon Defense
  • Video Diagnostic Pistol: John "Shrek" McPhee, the Sheriff of Baghdad
  • Video Diagnostic Rifle: John "Shrek" McPhee, the Sheriff of Baghdad