Our Team

Our Team consists of a network of professionals that are dedicated to providing practical, self-defense training programs to Law-Abiding Citizens. Our Team continues to grow in accordance with the needs of our clients and we continuously seek new Instructors to assist in the achievement of our mission.

Aquil Bey, Founder


Aquil is a retired Master Sergeant and US Army Green Beret with over 22 years of service. Upon retirement, he was recruited as the Director of Global Security and Safety for Under Armour, Inc., developing and implementing a global emergency action and communications strategy for over 15,000 employees. He continues to advise, train and assist individuals, churches and businesses in the development of crisis management and emergency action planning. Aquil is a Department of Defense trained Anti-Terrorism Officer and Nationally Registered Paramedic. He also maintains both civilian and law-enforcement crime prevention, less-lethal device, firearms instructor-trainer and emergency medical instructor certifications. He leverages his leadership, experience and skill sets obtained within the US Special Operations Community and corporate environments to channel his passion to guide the company's service to others.

Brittany Seldon, Business Development


Brittany Seldon joined our Team in October 2017 and assists in our business development strategy within the State of Maryland. She holds a B.S. in Psychology and is an advocate for the welfare and safety of both women and children. When not working directly with our company's programs, you can find her in the water, teaching children's swim classes or even training for her own triathlon. Brittany is the graduate of several courses including the Self-Defense Workshop and the Handgun Safety Course.

Alex Gunnerson, Adjunct Instructor, Tactical/High Threat Medical Programs


Alex joined our team in October 2018 and has been involved in the Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the National Capital Region for over nine years. He currently works as a Firefighter/Paramedic for a metropolitan fire department in the Washington, District of Columbia area, where he serves as a clinical skills instructor and field preceptor in the Paramedic training program. He has extensive experience in practicing and teaching the management of traumatic injuries, as well as designing training programs for active assailant incidents. Alex holds international certifications as a Flight/Critical Care Paramedic and Tactical Paramedic and serves as an adjunct instructor for our Tactical/High Threat Medical Instructor for our tactical medicine courses.

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