Ryan Carlson - Owner, Principal Firearms Instructor
Ryan has been a lifetime participant in the shooting sports. He is an avid hunter, shooting sports competitor, 2nd Amendment and concealed carry advocate. Ryan has twenty plus years of training experience, and in addition to being the owner of the Blackstone Training Group , Ryan provides cyber and physical security compliance consulting and training services to the electric power industry. Ryan is a life member of the Front Site Firearms Training Institute, a distinguished graduate in defensive handgun, and trains at their Nevada facility and with other training groups a minimum of two weeks each year to continually enhance his pistol shooting skills and training methods. Ryan is an active International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) member and participates in monthly local and state matches. Ryan is an NRA Endowment Life Member and Wisconsin Carry, Inc Founders Club member. Ryan is a NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and licensed Utah Concealed Carry Instructor.