By: Jake “Slim” Call, Breach-Bang-Clear
This month’s 88 Tactical instructor spotlight is about Trevor Thrasher… yes Thrasher is his real last name. Read on to check out his credentials and perhaps why you should get yourself over to 88 Tactical for a damn course already.
A combat veteran U.S. Army Green Beret, Trevor Thrasher has unique and wide-ranging special operations experience. His credentials include law enforcement SWAT, high risk protective work in non-permissive environments, and counter terrorism direct action missions, done both unilaterally and with foreign special forces.
Thrasher possesses numerous instructor-level certifications in firearms, hand to hand combat and special tactics, and has developed proprietary tactical curriculum for numerous units and agencies. Earned certifications include: Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, Israeli Tactical Shooting Instructor, Concealed Carry Handgun Instructor, SPEAR Instructor, Krav Maga Instructor, Special Forces Hand to Hand Combat Instructor, Take Down and Ground Control Instructor, FAST Defense, Pressure Point Control Tactics, Low Light and Special Team Tactics, Conventional and Explosive Breaching, Israeli Counter-Terrorism Tactical Instructor and many other certifications in the related fields of firearms, combatives and tactics.
Trevor served as primary defensive tactics instructor for the Omaha Police Department, primary tactical instructor/advisor to a foreign commando counter-terror unit, and is responsible for the ground breaking curriculum known as High Threat Systems, and Reality Behavior-Based Conditioning©. Thrasher maintains his operational experience as a part-time police officer, Operations Sergeant (18Z) with the 19th Special Forces Group of the Colorado National Guard, and as a contract security specialist for various organizations locally and overseas.
Trevor Thrasher not only knows his way around a gun but has a lot of real-world experience to bring to the table. If your interested in taking a course with him head on over here.