Armed2Defend’s team works hard every class to provide the highest level of concealed carry instruction to every participant.

With that philosophy, it’s no wonder why Armed2Defend is recognized locally and nationally as one of the top firearms training organizations.

Take a look at the difference we are making:

Awards & Recognition:

Angie’s List Super Service Award - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017

The Super Service Award is an exclusive recognition only given to the top service companies who achieved and maintained a superior service rating from Angie’s List members. Armed2Defend is the only gun related company in Ohio to win this award.

Angie’s List Members can view and provide reviews for Armed2Defend – Click on link below


Instructor Recruiter of the Year - NRA Membership 2016

Kevin Sadeski, owner and Chief Instructor for Armed2Defend, is named the 2016 NRA Instructor Membership Recruiter of the Year! Armed2Defend recruited almost 2,500 members in 2016 and have been in the top 5 each year since becoming a recruiter in 2012. “Kevin and his team of instructors have stepped far outside the box to employ many unique and effective recruiting methods.” Read more here: http://recruiting.nra.org/media/213776/JanFeb2017.pdf

Top Ten NRA Membership Recruiter in the Nation 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, & 2012 - Instructor Category

Even with over 100,000 National Rifle Association Certified Instructors in the Nation, Armed2Defend has ranked in the top 5 for NRA member recruiting for the past three years. In 2014 through 2017 Armed2Defend was #1 in the nation recruiting over 1,000 members each year. In 2012 Armed2Defend was #5 with 338 members recruited. In 2013 Armed2Defend was #3 with an astonishing 1093 members recruited. Support the NRA with a new or renewal membership and become entered to win an $1100 Kimber pistol package: http://www.armed2defend.com/nra-membership/.  View the current national member recruiting standing here: http://recruiting.nra.org/top-ten.aspx.

People Love Us On Yelp Award! 2016

Armed2Defend is awarded the 2016 People Love Us On Yelp award. Yelp CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman, says “We’re proud to recognize Armed2Defend for the positive ratings and reviews you’ve earned on Yelp in the past year…”. Armed2Defend wants to thank the customers who took the time to share their experience on Yelp!

Kevin Sadeski, Armed2Defend’s Chief Instructor, Appointed to NRA Training Counselor

Less than 2% of all National Rifle Association Certified Instructors earn the distinction of being an NRA Appointed Training Counselor. This is the highest level that an NRA instructor can earn and each candidate is hand selected and then further trained by the NRA’s Training Department. Training Counselors candidates must have a proven record of instruction and leadership with the NRA before being evaluated. Training Counselors train NRA Certified Instructors. View Armed2Defend’s upcoming NRA Instructor courses.