MOUNTAIN ROSE DEFENSIVE TRAINING
Abigail Summar is a mother, musician, and law student who teaches shooting lessons and personal safety classes at a private range in the beautiful North Georgia mountains.
An avid shooting enthusiast and student herself, she saw a need for friendly firearms instruction in her area and founded Mountain Rose Defensive Training in 2017. Certified as an instructor by Rangemaster, NRA, and USCCA, Abigail is also an NRA Chief Range Safety Officer who previously served as a patrol officer and then detective for a city police agency in the Atlanta Metro area. As a police officer, Abigail participated in ongoing in-service training in firearms, defensive tactics, chemical and electric weapons, deadly force law, tactical combat casualty care, situational awareness, deescalation techniques, pre-fight indicators, and many more relevant topics. She maintains current POST certification and participates in continuing education through the Georgia Public Safety Training Center on a yearly basis.
Abigail has been privileged to train with respected instructors such as Tom and Lynn Givens (Rangemaster), Brian Hill (Rangemaster, The Complete Combatant), Claude Werner (The Tactical Professor), John Lovell (Warrior Poet Society), Chuck Haggard (Agile Training & Consulting), Lee Weems (First Person Safety), and the late Mike Benedict (Talon Tactical, IDPA).
Professional references and a complete training resume are available upon request.