Who do you get when you combine world class firearms training and superior fitness...you get Body by "O" Tactical....
He simply goes by the name "O,” and is known for his fitness standards, outstanding physique, and expertise in all things firearms. Most would call him the total package…popular yet humble. He’s also developed one of the largest following of clients in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
He began this journey over a decade ago in 2001 as a fitness and drill instructor for the United States Air Force. Serving in several conflicts such as Operation Iraq Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Southern Watch, and Operation Horn of Africa, he naturally evolved into a dual platform of combat training and fitness.
He became an instructor in both fitness and firearms 19 years ago. After separating from the United States Air Force at rank of TSgt in 2008, his primary focus was general fitness, self-defense, and firearms defense. In January 2009, he started Body By "O" LLC.
Body By O's fitness and tactical services meet a wide range of needs rangingf from personal training, fitness classes, physical therapy, beginner to advanced firearms classes, and even Elite Security and S.W.A.T. courses. Over the last 4 years per market demands, services expanded. “O” also noticed a critical need for women's self-defense training along with improve security measures within the community. Understanding his qualifications and experience, he now offers firearms training that covers basic firearms training to combat fitness and firearms defense training for women and those motivated to secure their community.
Body By “O” Tactical offers women's firearms defense and all levels of weapon readiness. O's heart for the community is to ensure they are physically fit, mentally ready and capable to defend themselves and/or their community.
He hold certifications as a NRA Firearms Instructor, Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCOLE) firearms instructor, Texas Department of Public Safety Firearms Instructor, and Texas Private Security Instructor.
In January 2019, Body By “O” Tactical introduced “Akofena Academy” which offers the Texas License to Carry (LTC), Private Security Qualifications/Certifications, and other courses to certify members of the community from beginner level, to reoccurring training, even to employment throughout Texas.