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Meet Our Great Staff


Peter M. Friedman

I have been instructing Basic and Advanced Defensive Handgun training for over 50 years, including preparation for qualifying for Concealed Carry (CCW). I would love to assist you with any training you need.
 

Instructor Certifications Include:

CA BSIS Firearm Instructor TIF2760

CA-DOJ Firearm Safety Certificate Training Instructor 108551

LEOSA/HR218 Annual Requalification

NRA Life Member 

NRA Training Counselor 

NRA Law Enforcement Tactical and Handgun Instructor

NRA Advanced Defensive Pistol Instructor (CCW)

NRA Basic Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun Instructor

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

NRA Personal Protection Inside & Outside The Home Instructor (CCW)

NRA Refuse To Be A Victim ® Instructor & Regional Counselor

Glock Certified Instructor

Glock Certified Advanced Armorer

Sig Sauer Armorer

Reserve Deputy Sheriff - Los Angeles County (1966-1967)

Reserve Deputy Sheriff/Pilot-San Bernardino County (1979-1984)

Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office SAVES Volunteer

Member - Contra Costa County Sheriff's Posse

Member - 100 Club of CCC

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Rose Friedman

Rose has been a handgun Instructor for many years with expert knowledge of both revolvers and semi-autos. Rose has also developed several innovative techniques in sight and target alignment. She is a favorite Instructor with the Ladies and Kids! Rose is also the creator of our animated Lessons on the Fundamentals of Shooting and Aiming, Breath Control, Trigger Control, etc., with full audio narration. They are available FREE for your viewing.

 

Instructor Certifications Include:

NRA Pistol Instructor

NRA Rifle Instructor

NRA Personal Protection In The Home Instructor

NRA Refuse To Be A Victim ® Instructor

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

NRA Life Member 

Member - Contra Costa County Sheriff's Posse 

Member - 100 Club of CCC

David Friedman

David was a Pilot-Warden with the California Department of Fish and Game, and now a Reserve Deputy Sheriff - Level 1 with Contra Costa County. David is expert with Glocks, 1911s, SIGs, HKs, M1A, AR15 rifles, and 12GA tactical shotguns.

 

Instructor Certifications Include:

NRA Law Enforcement Handgun and Tactical Shooting Instructor

NRA Certified Pistol and Rifle Instructor

CA POST Firearm Instructor

Glock Certified Instructor

Glock Certified Advanced Armorer

Sig Sauer Armorer

Colt 1911 Certified Armorer

Colt AR15 Certified Armorer

NRA Range Safety Officer

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Level 1- Contra Costa County

Member - Contra Costa County Sheriff's Posse 

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Brian Friedman

Brian has been shooting for over 20 years with his Dad, Peter, and his brother, David on our staff.

 

Instructor Certifications Include:

NRA Pistol Instructor

NRA Shotgun Instructor

NRA Rifle Instructor

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

Member-Contra Costa County Sheriff's Posse

Member - 100 Club of CCC

 

Thomas Gill

Tom was a Deputy Sheriff with Contra Costa County - retired in 2023. Tom was the head of the Sheriff's Dive Team for many years.

Instructor Certifications include:

CA POST Firearms Instructor

Member - Contra Costa 100 Club

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