Robert Butler

Robert is an 18 year veteran of the United States Army and Army National Guard. Serving from 1984 to 2001, Robert served as a Combat Engineer and Artilleryman.

Robert has 30 years of shooting experience in defensive and tactical shooting encompassing several disciplines to include Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun. Robert is certified by the National Rifle Association, an NRA Certified CHIEF Range Safety officer and a certified Special Operations Connection instructor. Robert has trained with some of the best in the industry most notably, former SFOD-D (Delta) Team Leader – Dale Comstock and PDN Director and trainer – Rob Pincus. Robert continues to train on a daily basis on his home range as well as attending firearms training courses locally and nationally.

Robert donates part of his time training youth shooters with the Youth Shooters of America, spending at least a week a year traveling the country to support the next generation of responsible firearm owners. Additionally, Robert is the Vice President of the board of Directors for Pikes Peak Gun Club, a non-profit range located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Robert now teaches nationally moving the brand to several states including Utah, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Texas and Michigan.

Roberts NRA certifications include:

  • NRA Pistol
  • NRA Rifle
  • NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home
  • NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
  • NRA Metallic Reloading
  • NRA Shotshell Reloading
  • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

In addition to his NRA certifications, Robert has successfully completed several law enforcement handgun courses as a Former Colorado Ranger. Robert is also a member of the Association of
Defensive Shooting Instructors.

Other notables

  • Contributing author and writer for;
    • Iron Mike Magazine
    • We Like Shooting
    • TacSim Magazine
  • Armed Security Officer course certified in the City of Colorado Springs and Denver
  • Vice President at Pikes Peak Gun Club in Colorado Springs, CO.

Roberts training style encourages student success, whether training novice or experienced shooters, Robert is patient, helpful and takes the time to ensure his students are competent and confident upon graduation from any of our classes.