Hi, my name’s Kevin Creighton, and I’m a gun owner, gun writer, competitive shooter and the head honcho at Quietly Armed.
It all started at a young age, shooting a .22 rifle with my cousins on their farm outside of Calgary, Alberta. It continued on through high school, where I quickly developed a reputation as “the guy who knew a lot about guns.”
“Kevin Creighton is an essential part of my brain trust: I rely on his insight when it comes to practical shooting and firearms ownership in the US”.
– Michael Bane, TV Host, The Outdoor Channel
I work full-time for the world’s largest firearms training organization and I’ve written articles about the new realities of gun ownership for many different publications including Beretta.com, American Hunter, Shooting Illustrated and NRA Family. I’ve been a keynote blogger on KFYI radio, been featured on a Shooting Gallery TV episode on Outdoor Channel and done a bunch of radio/podcast appearances. On top of all of that, I’m the chief instructor at Deep50 Range, just outside of Naples. Some of the trainers I’ve learned from include Tom Givens, Craig Douglas, Kyle Lamb, Mossad Ayoob, Rob Leatham and Bob Vogel. I’m certified by Rangemaster for Pistol and Shotgun and am a NRA Basic Pistol, Personal Protection Inside the Home instructor as well as an NRA certified Range Officer.
While I grew up around guns, I never really saw the need to be responsible for my family’s protection. However, when I realized that need, I learned how to defend myself and my family as best as I could, and I went on a journey to learn as much about armed self-protection and how it applied to my life. That knowledge, and the hundreds of hours of training I’ve received goes into every class I teach. I’m not a tactical operator or any of that: I’m just a guy like you who’s gone to extraordinary lengths to learn all I can about protect my loved ones, and now I’m putting that knowledge to work with QuietlyArmed.com.
Making the decision to arm yourself and become responsible for your own protection is the most adult decision you can make. Let’s make sure your decision is more than just lip service to “feeling safe.” Let’s make sure you be safe as well, every day of your life.
“Always be nice. Until it’s time to not be nice.” – Road House