VINCENT WALKER
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Walker's Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC

VINCENT WALKER

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

4 Years Instructing

PH: 240 709 6558


Available Courses

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DC CONCEALED CARRY PISTOL RENEWAL COURSE
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Concealed Carry Training Basic
Next class: Apr 15
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DC, MD & VA Bundle Conceal Carry
Basic, Concealed Carry Training Basic
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MARYLAND (HQL) Renewal
Basic, Concealed Carry Training, NRA Courses Basic
Next class: Apr 15
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MARYLAND HANDGUN QUALIFICATION LICENSE (HQL)
Basic, Concealed Carry Training, NRA Courses, In Home Defense Training, Women's Only Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Combatives / Less Lethal Basic
Next class: Apr 15
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MARYLAND WEAR AND CARRY PERMITS
Basic, Concealed Carry Training, NRA Courses, In Home Defense Training, Women's Only Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Combatives / Less Lethal Basic
Next class: Apr 15
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MD Handgun (HQL) Course & MD Wear & Carry Bundle
Concealed Carry Training, In Home Defense Training, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Security Training & Certification N/A
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NRA Basic Pistol
Basic, Concealed Carry Training, NRA Courses, In Home Defense Training, Women's Only Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Security Training & Certification, Combatives / Less Lethal Basic
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NRA Basic Pistol & Maryland Wear & Carry Course
Basic, Concealed Carry Training, NRA Courses, Women's Only Courses, Security Training & Certification, Private Classes (Group / Individual) Basic
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NRA Basic Rifle
Basic, Rifle, Security Training & Certification Basic
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NRA Basic Shotgun
Basic, Shotgun, Security Training & Certification Basic
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NRA Refuse To Be A Victim Seminars (Coming Soon)
Basic, Seminars / Lectures Basic
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PRIVATE FIREARMS TRAINING (BASIC) CLASS
Basic Basic
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UTAH CONCEALED CARRY (Coming Soon)
Basic, Concealed Carry Training Basic
Next class: Apr 15
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Virginia Concealed Carry Course
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Concealed Carry Training, NRA Courses, In Home Defense Training, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Security Training & Certification, Private Classes (Group / Individual) Basic
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WOMEN'S BASIC HANDGUN
Basic, Women's Only Courses Basic
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About Walker's Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC

Vincent Walker is an NRA Certified instructor in all multiple disciplines. He enjoys teaching and working with people from all walks of life. Vincent Walker is a 15 year Navy Veteran. Vincent owns Walker’s Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC in Laurel, MD. Vincent served in the Navy from April 1980 - June 1995 Vincent is a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Graduate. Vincent is a Federal Law Enforcement Officer more than anything, Vincent is all about safe, ethical and responsible gun ownership.

Vincent Walker Owner of WFDTTLLC (Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training) A 15-year Navy Veteran, Vincent is passionate about helping people gain the confidence and skills to responsibly own and operate firearms, ensuring people feel confident and secure in their surroundings, and making sure, as citizens, our Second Amendment Rights are protected and exercised!

Why Choose Walker’s Firearms and Defensive Tactics Training?

We are a small business focused on YOUR needs and, we can tailor our approach based on those needs.

We guarantee you will be the best trained, most informed gun owner!  We want you satisfied - but most of all, safe.  

You will have the right knowledge, skills and attitude of a successful and responsible gun owner.  

Walker’s Firearms and Defensive Tactics Training covers the Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. area.  Walker’s Firearms and Defensive Tactics Training is a Black Owned, Veteran Owned Small Business in Suitland Maryland.

Walker’s Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training started in 2022. We are a team of dedicated individuals who wholly believe in what we are doing for our local community and beyond. We are TOTALLY focused on safety above all else. When you join Walker’s Firearms & Defensive TacticsTraining, you are joining a family of people who believe in God, community, firearms training, being prepared, and knowing how to defend yourself within the confines of the law here in the DMV region. We have dedicated trainers all with significant weapons backgrounds. One thing we can promise – you will NEVER get a BAD instructor.

Whether it is National Rifle Association training or specialized training to suit your needs, we cover it! Small arms, medium range, and long range are our specialties and everything in between. We want to be your first and last choice for training in the DMV region. We care because it’s the right approach. Above all, we will treat you fairly, you will get exactly what you pay for and so much more, are ethical and the safest trainers around. We hope to work with you in the future.

 

Courses Taught

Concealed Carry Training, Basic, Intermediate, Rifle, Shotgun, NRA Courses, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Church / Business - Safety / Security, Scenario Based Training, Women's Only Courses, Private Classes (Group / Individual), LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Seminars / Lectures, Security Training & Certification, Combatives / Less Lethal, Concealed Carry License


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Certifications

Vincent Walker is an NRA Certified instructor in all multiple disciplines. Range Safety Offcier, Pistol. Shotgun. Rifle, & Concealed Carry, Vincent is also a a Notary Public and Live Scan Fingerprint Provider for the tste of Maryland.

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

 

Cancellation Policy

Firearms training classes have limited spaces based on range conditions and availability of additional range safety officers. Once a class is full, additional students are not accepted, if a student cancels or fails to show up they may have prevented someone else from attending.  Please ensure you are equipped and prepared to attend the training BEFORE you sign up. 

Payment for scheduled classes is due 7 calendar days before the class date, no refunds will be given less than 7 calendar days of a scheduled class. 

In the event WFDTTLLC cancels an event you have already paid for, you may choose either: 

1) Full refund of your enrollment fees

2) Credit towards a subsequent training course 

In the event of a training venue closure, natural disaster, state of emergency, or hazardous weather conditions, students will be entitled to attend a re-scheduled class within the following 12 month period.  If scheduling does not permit attendance, a full refund (minus any ticketing fees) will be awarded.  

Reschedule Policy

Walker's Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC is an State approved training Company and all classes are run on a posted schedule. Please read and understand the Terms of Service

* Calls 48 hours prior to the scheduled session may reschedule to a different session without penalty. If requested, a refund for course fees will be issued minus a $75.00 administrative fee. We are sorry but we are unable to refund book or materials fees once they are issued to students.

* Calls less than 48 hours and more than 24 hours prior to the scheduled session may reschedule to a different session after paying a $35.00 transfer fee. There will be no refunds.

* Calls less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled session will not be refunded and may not be rescheduled.

No Shows

No shows are defined as students who do not call prior to the scheduled course start time to cancel or reschedule their session.

* We apologize but we are unable to issue refunds or course transfers who are no shows.

Late to Class

Course schedules are strictly followed to respect student schedules.

* Students who call  to advise of the possibility of being late will receive consideration by the coordinator-on-call. If the estimated arrival would be detrimental to the course, other participants, and/or the instructor, the student will not be allowed into the class. There will be no refunds or option to transfer.

* Students who do not call and arrive late will not be admitted to the course and will forfeit their course fee.

Refund Policy

All Refunds are subject to a $75.00 processing fee

Other Policy

 
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We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request (e.g. to ship an order).

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.
You may opt of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
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We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline.

Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page. If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately.

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Waiver

Walker's Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC Complete and Final Waiver
COMPLETE WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY,
AGREEMENT TO HOLD WFDTTLLC HARMLESS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
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I, ___________________________ (Print Name), certify that I am aware that there are significant dangers and risks associated with the use of a firearm and participating in activities at a gun range and/or a class of this type. I am a United States Citizen or a LEGAL Resident Alien (with a green card) and am NOT prohibited from possessing firearms. **REQUIRED to partake in training**. I, the undersigned will familiarize myself with all the rules of the range. I agree to at all times conduct myself in a safe manner and promptly respond to all instructor directions. I agree that any firearms or ammunition brought by myself shall be transported to and from the range in a manner which is both safe and compliant with all State, Federal and other applicable laws. It is understood that I am personally responsible for the safe handling and proper functioning of any firearm or munitions that I bring into the training environment. Walker's Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC, other participating service providers, and the range (along with all its owners, stakeholders, and associates) have no responsibility to guarantee, verify, or approve of the safety and functioning of firearms, ammunition, or other items. I further state that I am of lawful age and am legally competent to enter into this affirmation and release. I understand the terms herein are contractual and not mere recital, and I have signed this document voluntarily and of my own free will. I further affirm that I have not been at any time restricted from access to firearms. Firearms shall always be safely holstered and/or otherwise appropriately stored until they are utilized for practice as directed by the instructor. Firearms shall be promptly holstered or otherwise appropriately stored after use in training. Upon recognizing any potentially unsafe condition, the undersigned agrees to immediately stop shooting, place their firearm in a safe orientation and bring the condition to the attention of the instructor. In consideration of the opportunity to participate in, or observe training from WFDTTLLC, the undersigned agrees to assume responsibility for his or her own actions, along with all personal risk involved in participation. The undersigned personally assumes all risks in connection with WFDTTLLC, whether foreseen or unforeseen. Further, the undersigned assumes responsibility and liability, for themselves, their family, their guests, and their legal heirs and assigns. All of the aforementioned parties do hereby release and hold harmless Walker's Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC the range and officers (of WFDTTLLC, the range, and other participating entities), directors, agents, and employees from any harm, death, or other damages to themselves, property, or others, which may arise while engaged in the use of facilities, services, or equipment. I further agree and affirm that I and my family and other dependents do and will hold harmless, Walker's Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC, its instructors, officers, officials and any and all course or event sponsors, and any and all persons involved in organizing and conducting training or events, for any injury or damage which might be incurred during the course of such training or events. I also agree and understand that I and my family or other dependents waive all current and future rights to sue, or collect damages from, the above organization and/or individuals involved as a result of any injury which might be incurred at such an event. Initial: __________
I agree to indemnify and hold harmless for any and all claims, including any act or omission on the part of Walker's Firearms & Defensive Tactics Training LLC, its owner, officers, employees, volunteers and the training facility, its officers, directors, agents, employees, licensees, guests, and any other entities or persons involved, during my time in training for any personal injuries, loss of life, and/or damages to my person and/or property sustained and from the activities involved. I also agree to indemnify and hold harmless the parties listed in the last statement from against all costs, counsel fees, expenses, and liabilities incurred in and about such claims, investigations thereof of the defense of any action or proceeding brought thereon and from any orders, judgments and/or decrees which may be entered therein. I further certify that I am not under the influence of alcohol or drugs and that it is legal for me to be in possession of a firearm. Additionally, I certify that I am of sound body and mind at the time of my entry into this agreement, and during my time in training. Finally, I acknowledge that I have read and fully understand this waiver of liability, agreement to hold harmless and assumption of risk, and that I have also read and understand, and will comply with, all of the range safety rules and procedures governing courses and events. Training Rules
1.Treat all firearms as if they are loaded.
2.ALWAYS keep firearms pointed in a safe direction and away from any persons, areas in which a person mightbe, and away from any wildlife.
3.ALWAYS keep your finger straight and outside the trigger guard until you are on target and have made thedecision to shoot, and an instructor has told you to do so.
4.Be sure of your target and its foreground and background. Ensure that rounds will not cause harm on their way tothe target, or once they have penetrated the target. (Keep rounds on the appropriate backstop, and make sure theround stays on the backstop when it leaves the target by using the appropriate angle of shooting).
5.Understand it is NOT always safe to point a firearm downrange.
6.ALL range commands should be repeated loudly.
7.The STUDENT is responsible for notifying an instructor IMMEDIATELY if any unsafe or potentially unsafecondition is observed.
8.Act at all times in a reasonable and safe manner. These rules do not take the place of good judgement andprudent actions.
9.Be courteous to all shooters.
10.Keep all cell phones at all times on silent.
11.If an unsafe condition is observed, immediately stop what you are doing and call “Cease Fire”. Inform yourinstructor and other safety officers immediately. 
12.Keep handguns in the holster or secure case at all times unless on the firing line and the appropriate commandhas been given by the instructor.
13.DO NOT manipulate firearms unless on the firing line and the appropriate command has been given by theinstructor.
14.If reloading off of the firing line, ensure to perform ONLY a range/administrative reload (reload where themagazine is removed from the firearm WITHOUT removing the firearm from the holster).
15.The STUDENT is responsible for EVERY round they fire.
Initial: __________
The following are strictly prohibited:
1.Shooting at people
2.Shooting at wildlife
3.Shooting anywhere except downrange (at the backstop) when the appropriate command has been given.
4.Shooting across range.
5.Shooting when the command to shoot has not been given.
6.Shooting once the cease fire command has been given.
7.Consumption of alcoholic beverages or drugs (including prescription and over the counter medications) whichmay affect the student’s ability to participate with a maximum state of awareness and in a completely safemanner, before or during live fire activities. The Range Officer may deny range access to anyone that is orappears to be in violation of these provisions.
8.FULLY AUTOMATIC FIREARMS ARE PROHIBITED
9.SLIDE FIRE STOCKS OR ANY OTHER DEVICE THAT MIMICS AUTOMATIC FIRE ARE PROHIBITED
10.50 BMG CALIBER FIREARMS ARE PROHIBITED without written authorization from the lead instructor.
11.FIRING OF ARMOR PIERCING OR TRACER AMMUNITION IS PROHIBITED
12.No bullet impacts off the range, into buildings, signs, storage containers, sheds, or any other structure or rangefeature other than in the shooter’s approved impact area.
13.No disruptive activities, such as loud music or persons who are not training or not properly supervised on thefiring line.
14.No firearms are to be loaded unless the student is on the Firing Line for the purpose of training after expresspermission has been given by the instructor.
15.Students NOT bring live ammunition into a classroom environment, whether indoors or outdoors. (Liveammunition should only be brought to the range with permission from the instructor)
Possession/Use of Firearms
I, ____________________________________________________ swear that I am legally allowed to possess and/or use firearms in the United States. Furthermore, I have not been convicted, nor am I currently charged with a crime or offense that would prohibit me from legally owning or using a firearm.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do you offer the Maryland Handgun Qualification class required by the State Police?
A. Yes. We do offer Maryland HQL classes as required by the Maryland Firearms Safety Act of 2013 that went into effect October 1st.
Q. How often do you have Handgun Wear & Carry classes?
A. Handgun Wear & Carry classes are usually offered daily depending on demand.
Q. What form of payment do you accept?
A. We accept Cash and or Credit Cards
Q. Do I need to make a reservation or can I just show up for the class?
A. You must make a reservation to be in the class.
Q. If, for some reason, I am unable to come to the class, will you refund my deposit?
A. Refer to my refund policy
Q. Is there a shooting test in Maryland Handgun Wear & Carry class?
A. Yes. To receive a certified score sheet, which you will supply with your application, you must successfully pass a shooting test.
In accordance with the MSP requirements, the test you will take depends on whether you are a member of the security force or a civilian. The minimum score required to pass is 70% or better.
Q. What is required to purchase a gun in the State of Maryland?
A. To buy a regulated firearm in Maryland one needs to present to an FFL dealer (Gun store) a picture ID proving Maryland residency and age (21 or older) along with your Handgun Qualification License (HQL). HQL is issued by the Maryland State Police. You will fill out several forms supplied by the FFL dealer which will be sent to Maryland State Police and FBI for a background investigation. Then, after 8 days waiting period, the dealer will receive your paperwork back. If authorities do not find any disqualifying factors, it will be stamped: “Not Disapproved”.
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