The Gear Report team is proud to welcome Bob to the Gear Report team as a writer, instructor, range officer, and … dare I say it… A role model.
Bob brings a wealth of firearms instruction experience as well as the heart of a true volunteer. Bob works with Chris to help those involved in shooting via the Boy Scouts shooting and archery programs to become safe and skilled. Bob also teaches a variety of NRA shooting classes, NC Concealed Carry course, 4H shooting, etc.
Here is Bob’s info from the gun range where he is part of the Education Cadre:
Bob Barr is certified to instruct in several disciplines.
Bob regularly instructs and coaches Boy Scouts and 4-H students.
He especially enjoys working with new shooters and youngsters.
He tailors his teaching to the desires, goals and skill levels of his audience.
Bob began shooting as a child more than 45 years ago.
He received his first formal firearms training during Military Service, qualifying as Expert Pistol Shot.
Bob is a professional Project Manager, and became a firearms instructor in 2008.
Bob continually seeks additional training to improve his shooting and teaching skills, and looks for learning and teaching opportunities in daily experience.
NC CCH Instructor
NRA Basic Rifle
NRA Basic Pistol
NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home
NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
4-H Shotgun Instructor
4-H Pistol Instructor
Range Safety Officer
Boy Scout Merit Badge Counselor
USA Archery-Certified Archery Instructor
Cherokee Scout Reservation Rangemaster