Mark Booher
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Barritus Defense

Mark Booher

BACKGROUND: Civilian, Military, Former Law Enforcement, Instructor

10 Years Instructing

PH: 479 871 7580


Available Courses

Next Class Course Type Difficulty
Next class: Jul 8
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Advanced Carbine Tactics
Advanced, Rifle Advanced
Next class: Jun 25
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Combat Pistol 2
Protection in Urban Environments
Intermediate Intermediate
Next class: May 20
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Combat Pistol Level 1
Beyond Concealed Carry
Basic, Intermediate Basic
Next class: Feb 25
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Combat Rifle Level 1
Rifle N/A
Next class: Feb 26
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Combat Rifle Level 2
Intermediate, Rifle Intermediate
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Covert Carry Pistol Course
Intermediate Intermediate
Next class: May 21
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Dynamic Pistol Combatives
Intermediate, CCW Intermediate
Next class: Sep 2
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High Threat Pistol Tactics
Intermediate, Advanced Intermediate
Next class: Apr 15
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Tactical Carbine/Pistol
Intermediate, Rifle Intermediate
Next class: Jun 22
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Urban Rifle Operators Course
Advanced, Rifle Advanced
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About Barritus Defense

Mark is the Founder and Senior Instructor for Barritus Defense. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Mark spent over 5 years conducting force protection and security operations. Mark has studied both the U.S. and British interrogation and debriefing methods and has deployed or trained with every branch of the US military and several multi-national forces.

Mark is a Certified Close Protection Specialist and has trained in Israel's West Bank in counter-terrorism and security methods with members of the Israeli Defense Force.  

Following his military service, he studied law at the University of Arkansas and spent 6 years as a deputy district attorney. During that time, he prosecuted numerous cases involving homicide, shootings, assaults, and other crimes of violence. 

Mark has trained military units at Fort Bragg, personnel from the Department of Justice, Fortune 500, and law enforcement officers from over 60 departments from around the country.  He is also contributor to The Counter Terrorist Magazine and has appeared on numerous podcasts to include Fit-N-Fire, Pick Up The Six, Drive On, and The Ever Vigilant Podcast.

Courses Taught

Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, Long Range Precision, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Church / Business - Safety / Security, Scenario Based Training, Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Seminars / Lectures, Combatives / Less Lethal


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Certifications

TRAINING, EDUCATION, AND CERTIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • United States Army Small Arms Weapons Expert
  • US Army Squad Designated Marksman
  • US Army Certified Instructor (Infantry and Advance Infantryman Leaders Course)
  • US Army Air Assault Course
  • PTK-SMF Military Close Quarters Combat Instructor
  • Certified Executive Protection Specialist
  • Israeli Combat Pistol (Caliber 3, West Bank, Israel)
  • NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Certified Range Safety Officer
  • MOS: 11 Bravo (Infantryman)/35B (Intelligence Analyst)
  • Joint Service Interrogation Operations Course (British Armed Forces)
  • Arkansas Law License

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

We understand that illness, family emergencies and other incidents arise that may require your absence from training.  If that happens, simply notify us before the event and we will credit your registration fee to an upcoming event of your choice.

Reschedule Policy

We do not offer refunds due to inclement weather, floods, earthquakes and other Acts of God that require us from cancel an event.  In the event that we are required to cancel an event, we will reschedule the date and credit your registration fee to the next event.

Refund Policy

We do not offer refunds due to inclement weather, floods, earthquakes and other Acts of God that require us from cancel an event.  In the event that we are required to cancel an event, we will reschedule the date and credit your registration fee to the next event.  

We understand that illness, family emergencies and other incidents arise that may require your absence from training.  If that happens, simply notify us before the event and we will credit your registration fee to an upcoming event of your choice.

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