Tracie U.

Instructor | Women Basic Skills

From Tracie’s own personal experience she has learned the importance of being aware of her surroundings. The learning process about personal protection, and instruction in the use of firearms has been the incentive she needed to restore confidence and strength back into her own life. Her journey and determination to learn about self-defense, awareness, and firearms training has created a passion and lead her to becoming a certified firearms instructor and personal protection coach. 

Tracie is committed to helping all people realize that their 2nd Amendment Right gives them the right to defend themselves. She teaches the importance of self awareness and personal security by being aware of your surroundings at all times. She provides instruction for those that don’t want to be the next “easy” victim. The highest percentage of crimes are prevented from just being aware of our surroundings. Tracie realizes that not all people are comfortable around firearms, thus her instruction in SELF-AWARENESS is a key step in keeping you and your loved ones safe. She also teaches the use of firearms and as a last resort, when there are no other options. 

Tracie’s goal is to help educate, empower and equip women and (men) that wish to become confident and competent in their ability to protect themselves and their loved ones by providing instruction in a safe and encouraging environment. Those that no longer wish to suffer from the fear of guns can be encouraged and instructed from someone that trembled and cried just from the sight of a firearm. 

Her exceptional communication skills in the classroom as well as on the training range provides meaningful feedback to novice and advanced shooters alike. 

If you are interested in Ladies Only classes check out Tracie’s Ladies Only Concealed Carry Handgun course. 

Tracie is available for one-on-one instruction (men or women), people with disabilities, and husband and wife team training.


Instructor - Good Shepherd Defense and Training 

United States Concealed Carry Association Firearms Instructor- Certified 

The Well Armed Woman Instructor - Certified 

NRA Range Safety Officer- Certified 

NRA Basic Pistol Instructor- Certified 

NRA Refuse To Be A Victim - Certified 

Two time graduate Defensive Handgun Course at Front Sight Training Las Vegas 

Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Certificate 

Place of Worship, Place of Business safety, provided through Good Shepherd Defense

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