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Gladius International

Training Cadre

BACKGROUND: Military, Former Military, Law Enforcement, Former Law Enforcement, Instructor, Gov’t Employee / Contractor

30 Years Instructing

PH: 844 290 0100


Available Courses

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Active Threat Response
Training in response to Active Shooters,…
Intermediate, Advanced, Active Shooter Response Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Intermediate
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Basic Pistol
This class includes all equipment and am…
Basic, CCW Basic
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C.O.R.E Handgun 1
Basic, Intermediate Basic
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Concealed Carry
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CCW N/A
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Defensive Pistol
Excellent as a stand alone course or in…
Basic, Intermediate, USCCA Courses Basic
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Free Concealed Carry Weapons Class for Teachers
Please call (844) 290-0100 to schedule o…
Basic, CCW Basic
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Introduction to Carbine
This class includes all equipment and am…
Basic, Intermediate, Rifle Basic
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Introduction to Shotgun
Basic, Intermediate, Shotgun Basic
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Ladies Of Gladius
Cost of Class includes use of firearm an…
Basic, Intermediate, CCW, Women's Only Courses Basic
Next class: Feb 5
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Ladies of Gladius Introduction to the Carbine
An opportunity for women to develop thei…
Basic, Rifle, Women's Only Courses Basic
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Prepared Citizen Fundamentals
Handgun / Carbine / Medical
Basic, Intermediate, Rifle, In Home Defense Training Basic
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Private Instruction
Please Call for Scheduling and Exact Pri…
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, CCW, Rifle, Shotgun, USCCA Courses, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Specialty Other, Long Range Precision Basic
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Retired First Responder Thursday
Keep your skills sharp, even in retireme…
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, Specialty Other Basic
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Shooting and Moving with a Handgun
Intermediate, USCCA Courses Intermediate
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Stop The Bleed "Stay in the Fight"
An opportunity to learn the medical and…
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Active Shooter Response Training, Scenario Based Training, Specialty Other, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge) Basic
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Tactical Pistol Course
This is the Original Federal Air Marshal…
Intermediate, Advanced Intermediate
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Warfighter Concepts
A chance to learn from and train with 2…
Intermediate, Rifle Intermediate
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About Gladius International

Gladius provides comprehensive instruction on subjects that directly apply to real-world situations and the threats they present. Overcoming today’s urban environment can be a tricky process, come in and learn from our experienced training cadre, which represents prior law enforcement, military and SOF veterans, and private defense contractors.

The company was founded in early 2020 by Michael Woodruff Bird Jr, a seasoned entrepreneur whose personal experience in his childhood, and educational background, laid the foundation for his passion in providing the proper protection and training services to his organization and clientele. Michael’s vision for the company is clear: to empower and protect his clients and community for a safer tomorrow.

Courses Taught

CCW, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, Long Range Precision, NRA Courses, USCCA Courses, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge), Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, Instructor Coach Training Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Virtual Simulation, Seminars / Lectures, Security Training & Certification, Combatives / Less Lethal, Specialty Other


Class Instructors

Eddie Gallagher

Eddie Gallagher

Eric Schaubel

Eric Schaubel

1984-1987 U.S. Army Combat Medic/Battalion Aid Station Supervisor 1987-2006 Stuart Police Dept., SWAT Team , Tac Team leader, Narcotic Det. , K9 Supervisor. General Assignment Detective . 2006-current Martin County Sheriff's Office , K9 Supervisor, Road Patrol Sgt. .


Pasquale Caleca

Pasquale Caleca

Mr. Caleca is a retired Senior Federal Air Marshal with 23 years of experience. He has trained civilians, local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, along with military personnel and foreign security officers. Mr. Caleca instructed at the Federal Air Marshal Training Center and was a lead instructor at the Miami Field Office. Mr. Caleca has served as a Defensive Tactics Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Tactics Instructor and Active Shooter Instructor for DHS.


Travis Limauro

Travis Limauro

USMC Veteran. Former pro MMA fighter. 9+ year LEO veteran. K9 bite protection decoy.


Vinnie Curcio

Vinnie Curcio

22 years instructing firearms (pistol, carbine and shotgun) Florida Department of LE Instructor and State of Florida Firearms Instructor. Law Enforcement Agency Instructor, Police Academy CJST Firearms Instructor, State of Florida Security Officer Instructor.


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Certifications

State of Florida CJST Firearms Instructor
Florida K License Instructor
Florida DI License Instructor

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

We understand that things happen in life, and you may not be able to make your scheduled training.  Students unable to attend their assigned class, may be eligible for deposit credit on a future training class.  We encourage you to notify us as soon as possible as our venue holds a limited number of spots and sells out quickly. This way we can offer your spot to another student.  We require that our students notify us of attendance changes at least 72 hours prior to their training via (phone, email, or text message).

  • To be eligible for a Deposit Refund requires a (5) day advance notice by email or phone call of any cancellation, as our classes are small and usually have a wait list.
  • Student cancelations via email contact with more than 72 hours’ notice prior to training = Full deposit credit for good for future training.
  • Student cancelations less than 24 hours’ notice prior to training or is a no show for class = No deposit credit will be issued; no refunds will be made.

If a class is postponed by Gladius International, students will receive a full refund or the ability to receive credit to reschedule and attend another class, this is at the student’s discretion.  Any credit applied to future training is valid for 90 days from the date of the original scheduled class.

Emergency Situation

In the event of a last-minute emergency (such as you have been involved in an accident on the way to class or called into work etc.), please contact us as soon as possible, so we can make the necessary changes for the class.  We train whether rain or shine, hot or cold, so bad weather is not a valid emergency, unless for extreme weather (i.e., lightning storm/ hurricane). 

Reschedule Policy

Gladius International

Gladius International may have to reschedule a class or training due to facilities scheduling, extreme weather, or other reasons. We will credit each student’s account or reschedule their class to the next available session, at the student’s discretion.

Gladius International reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet the minimum number of students requirement. In that event, Gladius will credit each student’s account or reschedule their class to the next available session, at the student’s discretion.

Refund Policy

To be eligible for a Deposit Refund requires a (5) day advance notice by email or phone call of any cancellation, as our classes are small and usually have a wait list.

Student cancelations via email contact with more than 72 hours’ notice prior to training = Full deposit credit for good for future training.

Student cancelations less than 24 hours’ notice prior to training or is a no show for class = No deposit credit will be issued; no refunds will be made.

Other Policy

Gladius International operates on a private range and provides a safe training enviroment for all our students. Anyone not adhereing to Gladius International's safety policies and procedures, or deemed unsafe while handeling their firearm, will be immediately removed from training and asked to leave. No refunds will be offered for students removed from training due to safety violition's or deemed unsafe.

Gladius International reserves the right to refuse training to anyone displaying signs of impairment.

Gladius International reserves the right to refuse training to anyone who has been previously removed from a training course for violating Gladius International's safety policies and procedures or previously deemed unsafe.

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