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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!

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!

Nakita Shedd

Specialty

Defensive Response, Defensive Flashlight

Weapon of Choice

An Empty Hand

Safety Tip

Awareness is key! It’s safer to take small actions early on than wait and have to take big steps later.

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.

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.

Hannah Pittman

Specialty

DR- Specifically Striking

Weapon of Choice

My Hands.

Safety Tip

Be rude. Too many people, women especially, are socially conditioned to be accommodating and polite to others at the expense of their own comfort and safety. Sometimes you have to hurt some feelings to stay safe and that’s ok!

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.

Andrew Heaton

Specialty

Defensive Fitness: How to apply scientific methods to enhance performance, correct body imbalances and turn weaknesses into strengths.

Weapon of Choice

Signature Series Glock 17, SureFire Flashlight, Emerson Commander Knife, and the Body. My programs enhance the tactical skills of these tools.

Safety Tip

You will fight back, you will win and you will survive. Never stop using the situational awareness skills you learn here. Apply them to every person and environment you encounter.