Bob – Special Contributor

  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. […]
AR10 AR15 trigger upgrade test hammer drop block

Bob and Josejuan installing and testing AR-15 trigger upgrades

 

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.

Bob as Range officer for AR15 AR10 trigger upgrade review

Bob as Range officer for AR15 AR10 trigger upgrade review

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.

Current qualifications:

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

Bob teaching his son to shoot

Bob teaching his son to shoot

4-H Pistol Instructor

Range Safety Officer

Boy Scout Merit Badge Counselor

USA Archery-Certified Archery Instructor

Cherokee Scout Reservation Rangemaster

About the Author

Jeff is the Editor in Chief of Gear Report and a National Shooting Sports Foundation Media member. He reports on the outdoor industry, reviews gear for camping, hiking, shooting, hunting, paddling, backpacking and other active pursuits.

A USAF veteran, Jeff earned a MBA in Marketing and Health Services. He specializes in consultative selling and internet marketing. As the VP of BD & Marketing, Jeff provides sales and marketing leadership to MGECOM, Inc. and helps http://MGECOM.com acquire new clients in need of solutions for online merchants in need of Affiliate Marketing program management.

Jeff founded and manages Cress Sales & Marketing LLC, offering online sales and marketing consulting and services to online merchants and service providers.