Our Story…

Aequaliter Favet Paraverunt” : Chance Favors the Prepared….We believe that through excellent training and relevant education you can become better prepared for an ever increasing chaotic world.

Crucible Defensive Training is about education, pure and simple… Whether it’s firearms, gear, first-aid, or just everyday safety, we rely on proven methods, years of training experience, scientific research, and realistic training context to help you become prepared for the Critical Incident you hope never comes.

  • Gabe and Tom started Crucible Defensive Training because locally they saw a lack in quality firearms training beyond the CCW level. They had a vision that they embodied in the slogan of “Chance favors the prepared,” that vision being to make a person better prepared to handle anything that this chaotic world can throw at us.

Gabe Atchison (pictured above)

Thomas Dillon (pictured above)


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