About Mountain Rose Defensive Training

Your life is worth protecting. We can show you how.

Abigail Summar is a classically trained

Abigail Summar is a mother and musician who happens to love guns. A concealed carrier for many years, she earned her NRA Certified Instructor ratings and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer certificate from Carl Hirt, Jr. of Hirt's Defensive Solutions, her Rangemaster Certified Instructor rating from Tom and Lynn Givens of Rangemaster, and her USCCA Certified Instructor rating from Christa Forrester of Confident Carry Firearms Instruction. She has also taken private instruction from Mike Benedict of Talon Tactical, Brian Hill of The Complete Combatant, and John Lovell of Warrior Poet Society.

 

Recognizing a demand for friendly gun safety and firearms instruction in her area, she founded Mountain Rose Defensive Training to provide supportive instruction in guns and defense to people who are ready to take the first steps toward competently defending themselves and refusing to be a victim.

 

Abigail currently works as a POST-certified peace officer in the Atlanta area. She lives with her family in the North Georgia mountains and is a proud member of the National Rifle Association, the United States Concealed Carry Association, Pickens County Sportsman's Cluband the Southern States Police Benevolent Association.

Mountain Rose Defensive Training is proud to offer firearms instruction at a private outdoor gun club near the Atlanta metro area, as well as various other facilities around the country. Contact us to host Abigail Summar and her staff at your location.

INSTRUCTOR training and certificationS

HOLLY SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT - HOLLY SPRINGS, GA

  • LE Pistol, Patrol Rifle, Patrol Shotgun, Taser, Defensive Tactics - Taught by Cpl. Greg Bettis, IALEFI

 

GEORGIA PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING CENTER - JASPER, GA

  • Basic Mandate Law Enforcement Program - Taught by GPSTC Pickens Staff

CONFIDENT CARRY FIREARMS INSTRUCTION - BLUE RIDGE, GA

  • USCCA Instructor Development Workshop - Taught by Christa Forrester

 

ALPHA DEFENSE ACADEMY - CANTON, GA

  • USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals, Level 1 - Taught by Phillip Bartolacci

THE COMPLETE COMBATANT FIREARMS TRAINING - MARIETTA, GA

 

RANGEMASTER FIREARMS TRAINING - PLANT CITY, FL

  • 3-Day Rangemaster Instructor Development Course - Taught by Tom Givens and Lynn Givens in Xenia, OH

  • Private handgun instruction with Brian Hill, Rangemaster Master Instructor and founder of The Complete Combatant

TALON TACTICAL - JASPER, GA

  • Ongoing weekly private firearms training - Taught by Mike Benedict, weapons expert and 4-Gun IDPA Master

HIRT'S DEFENSIVE SOLUTIONS - WHITE, GA

  • NRA Basic Pistol

  • NRA Basic Instructor Training

  • NRA Basic Pistol Instructor

  • NRA Basic Rifle Instructor

  • NRA Range Safety Officer

  • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home Instructor

  • Personal handgun instruction with John Lovell, Army Ranger and founder of Warrior Poet Society

I AM ELITE KRAV MAGA - MIAMI, FL

  • Group and private training - Taught by Jean-Jacques Amat, 2011-2013

Georgia POST-certified peace officer
Georgia POST-certified peace officer

Abigail Summar is an NRA, USCCA, and Rangemaster, and POST-certified instructor and chief range safety officer in Woodstock, GA.

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USCCA certified instructor Woodstock
USCCA certified instructor Woodstock

Abigail Summar is an NRA, USCCA, and Rangemaster, and POST-certified instructor and chief range safety officer in Woodstock, GA.

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USCCA certified instructor Woodstock
USCCA certified instructor Woodstock

Abigail Summar is an NRA, USCCA, and Rangemaster, and POST-certified instructor and chief range safety officer in Woodstock, GA.

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Training with Brian Hill
Training with Brian Hill

Abigail Summar is an NRA, USCCA, and Rangemaster, and POST-certified instructor and chief range safety officer in Woodstock, GA.

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Rangemaster certified instructor
Rangemaster certified instructor

Abigail Summar is an NRA, USCCA, and Rangemaster, and POST-certified instructor and chief range safety officer in Woodstock, GA.

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Training with Carl Hirt, Jr.
Training with Carl Hirt, Jr.

Abigail Summar is an NRA, USCCA, and Rangemaster, and POST-certified instructor and chief range safety officer in Woodstock, GA.

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