Tatiana Whitlock is a firearms instructor, hunter, fisher-woman and outdoors enthusiast residing in the majestic state of Maine. She works with men, women and youth to establish a real-world foundation of firearm skills, safety and situational awareness. A lifelong interest in martial arts resulted in the inevitable introduction to firearms as a means of self and home protection. She is a dedicated student as well as an instructor and travels to peruse training across the country with top names in the industry. As a mother of two, Tatiana takes the safety of her family seriously and knows that in a worst-case scenario the first responder on the scene is, her. The training that she offers to families and individuals brings the home defense and concealed carriers training mindset out of the square range and into the context of daily life. Tatiana is a NRA BPI, RSO and Refuse to Be a Victim instructor. She is a contributing author for numerous industry publications and the NRA Women’s Network.