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CRFT Defensive is committed to increasing your ability to be an asset for your family and your community. We do this by providing the most experience-driven and relevant Firearms Training possible.


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About us

Vince Paredes
Owner / Chief Instructor
Is a US Navy veteran with multiple combat deployments. Vince finished his career as a SARC / SOIDC (Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman / Special Operations Independent Duty Corpsman). He served as a team member, organic to Marine Infantry, Marine Force Reconnaissance as well as Marine Special Operations units for 10 years. Vince holds a degree in Health Intervention and Disaster Response from The George Washington University. Vince is also a former Southern California Sheriff’s Deputy. Vince’s passion is teaching firearms safety, principles and techniques. Vince lives in West Michigan with his wife and kids. 


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