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Critical Balance Shooting Academy
1314-B Center Drive PMB 421 Medford OR 97501 us

About Us

Our Mission

01.Your safety is our No. 1 concern

All our training meets the highest standards for safety. We use federally-certified equipment and regimens, have our guns and gear checked by certified armorers and inspectors monthly, and require our staff to get re-certified annually. We take your safety seriously. You can get the training you need from fair, firm, and friendly instructors, at basic, intermediate, advanced, and operator-grade levels.

 

02.We guarantee your experience with us will be the most useful firearms experience of your life

When you take a shooting class at Critical Balance Shooting Academy, you become part of our family. We want you to be happy with every part of the experience, from when you sign up to when you come back again. It's our goal to make sure every moment is the event of a lifetime.

 

03.You'll test your limits

Defensive Shooting is an extreme adventure, one that many people add to their "bucket lists." When you take a class with us, we're helping you accomplish a goal -- whether it's overcoming a fear or taking an item off that list. We'll help coach you to achieve your goal, but we'll never pressure you to do something beyond your comfort zone. It's safe to test your limits with us. We'll keep you safe.

 


Our CBSA Staff

It all started with a great meal among  friends in Oregon.

 

Military and Law Enforcement Veterans John Glassy, Greg Gritsch, and Phil Cicero planned a shooting academy to offer defensive firearm training to everyone.

 

After a lot of planning and consideration, we went live.  We created Critical Balance Shooting Academy.

 

Our certified instructors ensure your safety, while John's handpicked cadre's enthusiasm will make you want to come back for professional training over and over.

PRESIDENT & CEO

JOHN GLASSY

 

US ARMY  101st AIRBORNE DIVISION RANGE INSTRUCTOR

POLICE RANGE INSTRUCTOR

CIVILIAN RANGE INSTRUCTOR

NRA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR

FORMER ASHLAND GUN CLUB PRESIDENT (1989-1993), IPSC COMPETITOR 1985-1995

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

RIFLE INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR

 

 

LEO COORDINATOR

PHIL CICERO

 

US ARMY, INFANTRY

JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTY, MARINE DIV.

JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF RANGE INSTRUCTOR

GLOCK ARMORER

RVSSA BOARD MEMBER

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

RIFLE INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR

CARBINE AND SUBGUN

TONY YOUNG

 

MEDFORD POLICE OFFICER, DETECTIVE, SWAT TEAM INSTRUCTOR

SUBMACHINE GUN INSTRUCTOR

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

CARBINE INSTRUCTOR

OPERATIONS OFFICER

Greg gritsch

 

 UNIT HISTORIAN

JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTY, (RET.)

RANGE INSTRUCTOR

GLOCK ARMORER

RVSSA BOARD MEMBER

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

RIFLE INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR

 

HANDGUN AND CARBINE

ERIK BAINES

 

 

MEDFORD POLICE OFFICER,

MPD FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR,

FORMER SWAT TEAM MEMBER

CARBINE INSTRUCTOR

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR

COMBAT MEDICINE
CARBINE AND SHOTGUN

JOSH SPANO

 

 

US ARMY, IRAQ, GULF WAR COMBAT MEDIC

STRYKER BATTALION FORWARD MEDIC

MEDFORD POLICE OFFICER, SWAT TEAM MEDIC

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

RIFLE INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN AND HANDGUN

JEFF MCGRATH

 

 

JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTY, MARINE DIVISION

AND JAIL

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

RIFLE INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR


HANDGUN AND SHOTGUN

DAVE LORENZ

 

US ARMY, SOMALIA

TALENT POLICE OFFICER, DETECTIVE

TALENT POLICE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

NRA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

RIFLE INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR

LEOSA CERTIFIED CHL QUALIFIER

SHOTGUN AND CARBINE

ART LECOURS

 

POLICE OFFICER, SERGEANT

POLICE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

USMCR 8 YEARS

GLOCK ARMORER

IALEFI MEMBER (INT'L ASS'N OF LAW

ENFORCEMENT INSTRUCTORS)

HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR

PATROL RIFLE INSTRUCTOR

SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR

 

HANDGUN, SHOTGUN AND CARBINE

BOB SAYLOR


NRA CERTIFIED RIFLE AND PISTOL INSTRUCTOR FORMAL SMALL BORE MARKSMANSHIP IN JROTC PELICAN BAY PRISON SECURITY TEAM
USPSA AND IPSC AND IDPA COMPETITOR CARBINE INSTRUCTOR
HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR
SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR




Rental Guns and Gear Available


TACTICAL MEDICINE AND TC3

TOM LEE


JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTY

ACTIVE SHOOTER RESPONSE TRAINER
MEDICAL INSTRUCTOR
FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR