NRA Announces All-Star Lineup of Presenters at 2019 Personal Protection Expo

NRA Personal Protection Expo
NRA Personal Protection Expo

FT. Worth, TX. – -( The NRA Personal Protection Expo, Sept. 6-8, 2019 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX is the nation’s premier event for personal protection, concealed carry, and home defense products and education.

Over 120 seminars and workshops will be available to Expo attendees. The admission ticket is valid for all three days and will provide show-goers access to a wide range of free seminars, training, and educational content, as well as access to an expansive exhibit hall showcasing an array of personal defense and concealed carry firearms and accessories.

In-depth workshops ranging from 2-4 hours and designed to enhance self-defense and general preparedness skills will be available for an additional fee. Elite instructors from across the nation are coming together to offer an unprecedented number of high-quality, limited-access training events.

Some of the best-in-class presenters at this year’s NRA Personal Protection Expo include:

  • Tom Kier – Considered to be a subject matter expert by USSOCOM and holds a Master Instructor rank in Sayoc Kali “The Art of the Blade” with over 27 years of training in the system. Kier presents a hands-on approach to the use and avoidance of combative edged weapons in his workshop, “Edged Weapons for Every Day Carry”.
  • Lt. Col. Dave Grossman – A US Army Ranger, paratrooper, and a former West Point Psychology Professor. In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks he is has written and spoken extensively on the terrorist threat. Grossman will speak about your role as an armed American citizen in the future challenges to our nation.
  • Paul R. Howe – A Military and Tactical Law Enforcement 20-year Army veteran and former Special Operations Team Leader and Instructor with combat experience in multiple venues. He will present a workshop on the “Combat Mindset”, encompassing the mental, physical, technical, tactical, and medical aspects of preparation for dealing with violent encounters.
  • Frank Mir – A former two-time UFC heavyweight champion, and current Bellator MMA heavyweight contender. He holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the future hall of famer is widely considered to be the greatest submission specialist in heavyweight history. Frank will conduct a hands-on workshop on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques for self-defense.

To view the entire list of seminar topics and presenters or to purchase admission tickets, visit the official website at

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