A retired lieutenant with the Alaska State Troopers, Jeff Hall has more than twenty-five years of military and law enforcement experience. He has extensive training and experience in SWAT and Special Operations, and has been a full-time trainer since retiring.
Hall is a certified Master instructor in handgun, rifle, shotgun, sub-machine gun, and precision rifle. He is a certified instructor in defensive tactics, kubotan, baton, OC, Taser, less-lethal munitions, SWAT tactics, distraction devices, and the police knife.
Hall holds black belt ranks in five martial arts, ranking from 3rd to 10th dan. He is the founder, or "soke," of Hojutsu-Ryu, the martial art of shooting. Hall has been inducted into several Martial Arts Halls of Fame. His primary interest is Integrated Fighting, the blending of hands, feet, sticks, knives, and all firearms into a blended, integrated fighting system. Hall has used the techniques and tactics he teaches in real-world confrontations.
An NRA Distinguished Master and Handgun Combat Master, Hall is currently an NRA staff instructor, and teaches for the Alaska, Idaho, and Washington state P.O.S.T. commissions. He has authored numerous articles in Tactical Weapons, SWAT, Guns and Weapons for Law Enforcement and PoliceOne.com, and is the author of two books from Paladin Press.
He is a firm believer that the only path to success is hard, repetitive, disciplined training under the eyes of masters in any particular field, and that there are no shortcuts!