We provide both brand-new and more experienced shooters instruction that focuses on conflict avoidance, Nebraska law and self defense. We have made our name in the local area for having the best educational materials and a comfortable environment in which to learn.


General Manager, Garrett Peddicord, has had a passionate interest in firearms and self defense for over twenty years. He has lived in the greater Omaha area for fifteen years and currently serves as an active duty military member in an instructor role. He constantly strives to augment his existing topic knowledge and educational credentials.


Lead Instructor Reese Weston Stanley is an active duty military member and a passionate firearms enthusiast. He proudly holds numerous firearms instructor credentials.


Garrett will be your point of contact throughout the process, from initial registration to the final notarization of your application. His goal is to ensure you are comfortable and confident in your choice of training with Nebraska Personal Defense.


Reese will make you feel at ease on the range, actively coaching you as your skill level permits. From beginner to expert, he will be there to make your experience a positive one. Reese is a certified Range Instructor and thrives on helping shooters improve, novice through marksman.

Our classes and range qualification are held in Bellevue. The exact address is provided upon registration.

Reese Weston Stanley

USCCA Instructor #669375

​Phone: (252) 337-5151

​Certified 2-time U.S. Military Marksman

Close Combat & 3-Gun Expert

​Tactical Curriculum Coordinator​

  • Defend yourself and family.
  • Know your carry options.
  • Understand your weapon.
  • Understand the law.
  • Practice safety.



Setting a New Standard

Concealed carry firearms training

Garrett Peddicord

USCCA Instructor #3426-370367

Phone: (402) 953-8825

Certified 4-time U.S. Military Marksman

NRA Lifetime Member​​​