John Correia, founder Active Self Protection in 2011, to teach people in all walks of life to develop the attitude, skills, and plan to defend themselves and their families from harm. He is a presenter at national martial arts gatherings specializing in empty-handed skills for firearms carriers and firearms skills for martial artists and has earned his black belt in a derivative of Kenpo, known as UMAS. He has many pistol and firearms qualifications, including NRA Certified Pistol Instructor in Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol, Personal Protection in the Home, Personal Protection Outside the Home, State of Arizona certified Armed Guard instructor, UTM Professional Training Organization certified, NRA Range Safety Officer certified, Rangemaster Certified Pistol Instructor and been a daily CCW carrier since 2006. His YouTube channel currently garners 28+ million channel views monthly and his facebook page reaches 1+ million per week. He is known for narrating defensive encounters caught on surveillance video and creates content to help self-defenders better protect their families.
During the 2018 NRA Carry Guard Expo, lawfully carried firearms will be permitted in the Greater Richmond Convention Center in accordance with Virginia law. When carrying your firearm remember to follow all federal, state, and local laws.