Instructor Credentials

Senior Defensive Firearms Instructor Kevin Roth:

Advanced Law Enforcement Training Camp Graduate, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2018
Combat Focused Shooting Graduate 2011
Defensive Firearms Coach (Ice Training Company) Rob Pincus
Fema (Emergency Support Specialist ESF-13)
Public Safety & Security
Law Enforcement (Active Shooter-Response Options)
Certified Instructor Law Enforcement Chaplain (2000-2008)
Law Enforcement (Patrol Rifle Carbine)
Certified Instructor (Armor Group Inc-InternationalTraining Inc-G4S)
Law Enforcement Range Master (Certified-Armor-Group)
NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
NRA Certified Range Safety Officer
NRA Certified Shotgun Instructor
NRA Certified Personal Protection Inside The Home Instructor
NRA Certified Personal Protection Outside The Home Instructor
NRA Certified Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor
Phoenix State University: Master Defensive Firearms Instructor
Rapid Deployment Pistol Operator (Certified Team Spartan)
Reserve Deputy Sheriff (1983-1992)
State of Nevada Approved Concealed Carry Instructor
State of Oregon Approved Concealed Carry Instructor
State of Utah Approved Concealed Carry Instructor
Street Medicine Instructor (TCCC), (Certified-Trilogy)
Taser M26 & X26 Instructor (Certified Taser International)
USCCA Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals Instructor


Sifu Mike Mather

Sifu Mike Mather is an Extreme Martial Arts Stylist. His training started at the young age of 6 years old in the wrestling arts. At age 8 he took on the sport of Boxing and received his coaching under the direct hands of the #1 contender in the world Sweet Richard Sue. Ready to advance his style at the age of 11, he began his study of Kung Fu and at 13 he diversified his talent & reach and started training in the style Tae Kwon Do under Master Marty Maye. Sifu Mather received his first Black Belt by the age of 16 in Tae Kwon Do under Grand Master Wade Lewis. His dedication and love for the fighting arts has led Sifu Mather to train in a variety of Martial arts since then.

He is currently ranked 5th degree Master in Kyushu Jujitsu Karate under pressure point expert Grandmaster George Dillman. He is also a 5th degree Master in Tae Kwon Do and a Master in Shaolin Kung Fu under Grandmaster Eric Lee. He Holds a 3rd degree Black Belt under Guro John Daniels, a full instructor under the great Danny Inosanto in the Filipino combative martial arts which includes Jeet Kune Do, Kali Southern Filipino bladed art, Arnis (Northern Filipino stick art), Eskrido stick and knife art. Sifu Mather also holds a 5th degree Black Belt in Wun Hop Kuen Do under the creator Grand Master Al Dacascos & Mano Y Mano in hand to hand combat. He holds a 3rd degree Black Belt under Sr. Grandmaster Cacoy Canete in the Doce Pares system. He is a world champion full contact fighter holding over 30 national grand titles. Sifu Mather has dedicated and devoted his entire life to the Arts of fighting. With over 36 years of experience in the Martial Arts he has developed a a unique blend of combative martial arts that delivers real striking power and force under extreme conditions.

Sifu Mather has worked and trained with the best of the best and most famous Martial Artist’s in the world. His talents and expertise have led him to work with Military Special Forces and various other groups on controlled force and defense against weapons tactics. Sifu Mather is the sole founder and creator of Mather Martial Arts Academy where he laid his roots down in 1998. He currently teaches Traditional Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts and Wrestling. He holds seminars on defensive tactics worldwide. His constant statement remains the same, "I owe all my training, dedication, devotion, loyalty, honor, integrity, and most important heart to the most inspirational person in my life, my dad. Without my dad's superior job as a role model and a father none of this would be. This is my love, my passion, and my life. Always has been and always will be."


Pete Rucinski

Instructor Certifications:
NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
NRA Certified Rifle Instructor
NRA Certified Home Firearm Safety
NRA Personal Protection in The Home
NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
NRA # 17330010
USCCA Certified Range Safety Officer
NROI Range Officer
State of Utah Concealed Carry Instructor
State of Nevada Concealed Carry Instructor
Life Member NRA
Life Member of the Pacific International Trapshooting Association
Life Member of The Golden State Trapshooting Association
Life Member of The Amateur Trapshooting Association
U.S.P.S.A. & I.P.P.S.A. Certified Range Master
Range Master Novato Trap Club - 1982-1984
Assistant CCW and Basic Instructor - Montana Hawk Shooting Range 1989-1993
Assistant CCW and Basic Instructor – Mac Scott & Assoc. 1990-1992
Arms to Bear - Instructor - RSO – line coach – 2007 to current.
Pete has involved in shooting sports for well over 60 years. Have served as coach, instructor, and safety officer for various shooting ranges and shooting clubs in the different shooting disciplines. Designed courses of fire for Law Enforcement in pistol, rifle and shotgun. Officiated pistol matches and shooting leagues. Designed tactical courses of fire in USPSA and law enforcement. I currently serve as Safety Team director for our Church.