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The People

Sealed Mindset’s extraordinary team makes our facility memorable. Our world-class instructors are even more dedicated to your skill improvement and development than you are!

Tim Baumann

Specialty

Gunsmithing, Rifle Sight-in, Firearm Maintenance.

Weapon of Choice

Sealed Mindset Signature Series PSC-12 .308 Precision Rifle.

Safety Tip

Always maintain proper muzzle awareness and double-check that your firearm is unloaded before beginning any maintenance.

Kyle Loftus

Specialty

Navy SEAL Adventure, Permit to Carry, Scenario Training.

Weapon of Choice

Sealed Mindset Signature Series Glock G22 Handgun with Lone Wolf 9mm Conversion Barrel.

Safety Tip

Maintain Trigger Finger Awareness at all times – finger stays off the trigger until your sights are aligned!

Isaiah Maring

Specialty

Long Range Precision Rifle, Skydiving, Offensive and Evasive Driving.

Weapon of Choice

Situational Awareness.

Safety Tip

When you walk into an unfamiliar environment – figure out where the entry and exits points are, sit as far away from the cash register as possible with your back against the wall, and make sure you have a plan to get out safely, if needed.

Gie Muvundamina

Specialty

Victory Games

Weapon of Choice

Improvised Weapon – a pen, your keys, anything in your environment!

Safety Tip

Learn what to say to protect yourself legally in a 911 call and learn what not to say. Practice over and over again until you can state your call specifics without thinking.

Gina Franssen

Specialty

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Weapon of Choice

The Body.

Safety Tip

Learn to trust your instinct – that gut feeling is your subconscious mind picking up on something in your environment that your conscious filter hasn’t yet noticed. Learn how to program the filter between your subconscious and conscious mind so that you see more in the world around you.

Forrest Cooper

Specialty

Defensive Rifle, Defensive Handgun.

Weapon of Choice

Sealed Mindset Signature Series JP-15 AR-Style Rifle..

Safety Tip

Train with intent, so that your confidence will be built in tandem with your capabilities.

Brian Oberschmid

Specialty

Defensive Handgun Fundamentals, Defensive Rifle Fundamentals.

Weapon of Choice

Sealed Mindset Signature Series MKA 1919 AR-style 12 Gauge Shotgun.

Safety Tip

Maintain your situational awareness, especially in unknown and unfamiliar environments, because nothing ever happens when you are expecting it.

Larry Yatch

Specialty

Corporate Leadership Development and Contingency Planning.

Weapon of Choice

Sealed Mindset Signature Series Emerson Commander Knife.

Safety Tip

Human beings are limited, which is why we need tools to enhance our capability.  Find a tool that works for your lifestyle, learn what to do with it, practice over and over, and experience as close to reality as possible to prove to yourself that you can trust your skills in the moments that count.

Kurt Brouillet

Specialty

Defensive Handgun, Defensive Rifle, and Victory Games.

Weapon of Choice

Decision Making – developing.

Safety Tip

Tomorrow’s encounter is won through today’s training.  The ultimate aim in mastering defense methods is not having to use them.

John Kent

Specialty

Defensive Fitness, Boxing and Victory Games.

Weapon of Choice

Sealed Mindset Signature Series Emerson Commander Knife.

Safety Tip

Make your training harder than the real fight could ever be, so that you know you can win in any defensive encounter.

Craig Nordby

Specialty

SWAT Sniper Training, Long Range Precision Rifle, Offensive and Evasive Driving.

Weapon of Choice

Sealed Mindset Signature Series JP-15 AR-Style Rifle.

Safety Tip

Include a tactical follow-through after each shooting cycle and know what to look for – means of escape, better tools, additional threats, and someone who can help.

Brit Vechell

Specialty

Defensive Flashlight, Women’s Shooting League, Date Night.

Weapon of Choice

Defensive Flashlight.

Safety Tip

Develop your personal Sealed Mindset and believe it to the core of your being.  My mantra is “You will rue the day you try to cause me harm. I will always fight. I will always win. I will always survive.”

Beau Doboszenski

Specialty

Defensive Handgun and Rifle Fundamentals, Family Home Safety.

Weapon of Choice

Sealed Mindset Signature Series Glock G22 Handgun.

Safety Tip

Under stress, your body can’t do anything you haven’t already trained it to do. Adding in realistic stress like we do in the Sealed Mindset Scenario Room will build confidence in your reactions for a defensive situation.

Anne Yatch

Specialty

Date Night, College Safety, Defensive Flashlight.

Weapon of Choice

Mindset.

Safety Tip

Learn how to reprogram your existing startle flinch into a proactive “startle response” so that you can stay two steps ahead of a potential threat.