NRA instructor Nikki Turpeaux, lead instructor and founder of the Get a GRIP Personal Defense and Firearms Training Program, is a featured instructor of Panteao Productions’ “Make Ready” video series, and provides high quality tactical and defensive training throughout the United States.
NRA Instructor Nikki Turpeaux teaches self defense and competes in IDPA matches.
With bases in Alpharetta, GA, and Houston, TX, Turpeaux and her mobile training unit offer a wide range of tactical courses in handgun, shotgun and rifle disciplines, along with its ever popular Get A GRIP Ladies program. In her spare time, she enjoys shooting IDPA matches with her GLOCK 19 and GLOCK 26 with XS Sights at ranges in the Atlanta area.
Here’s what she packs in her favorite bag, a 5.11 COVRT 18 backpack.
SAFARILAND ALS paddle holster and Jones tactical belt
Fobus double mag pouch and plenty of double stack mags
Leather Palm MechanixWear Gloves (for women)
5.11 Tactical Min-Pin folding knife and Leatherman tool
Duct tape and an extra roll of target pasters
ESS Eyepro ballistic shooting glasses
PremEar Hearing silicone molded ear protection
Small medical kit
Bingo marker –to easily mark bullet holes in targets
Rogers cleaning kit and Rem Oil
Red/Gray Training Gun (Turpeaux likes to “always be prepared to teach a newcomer.”)