Meet the LGR Academy
If you're looking to bring out the best in your firearms practice, you've found the right place. At LGR Academy, we believe that the warrior spirit is about transforming your body and mind into a place of physical and mental strength together with a winning mindset, both at the Linden Gun Range (LGR) Academy and in life. When you put your heart into sport or self-defense, you will find all of this—and so much more.
LGR ACADEMY INSTRUCTORS
GLENN R. ABRESCY
LGR Academy Director,
LGR Academy Instructor
Department of Justice (DOJ) Certified Instructor
Peace Officer – Retired. CYA/Department of Corrections - 28 years
Impact Weapons Instructor
Chemical Agents Instructor
Range Safety Officer
Expandable Baton Instructor
Impact Weapons Instructor
Tactical Team Member
Basic Correctional Juvenile Academy Instructor
During his career, Glenn helped to establish and maintain an outstanding firearms instruction and range safety record. A departmental range safety officer for 21 years, he completed the Correctional Range Master Academy in 2014. From there he led his Division in creating new range safety procedures and training protocols, while increasing the overall shooting/tactical skillsets of his officers. He is known for his “firm yet patient" approach to instruction, specializing in assisting struggling students to achieve their goals. A 35 year Filipino Martial Arts Instructor, Glenn believes firearms training is martial art training and should be approached with safety, education, dedication, and respect.
Code of Conduct
1. Arrive 10 minutes before your class begins. Punctuality is an important part of our practice.
2. Please follow the 5 MPH speed limit and all other signage posted at the LGR facility.
3. Dress in high collared shirts and closed-toed shoes. We recommend wearing pants rather than shorts.
4. Absolutely no ammunition is allowed in the classrooms.
5. If you are carrying concealed, please inform your instructor.
6. Mobile phones must be put in silent mode and left in your range bag unless otherwise approved by your instructor.
5. Ear and eye protection are mandatory within 25 feet of the firing line.
6. Treat all firearms as if they are loaded at all times.
7. Always keep your muzzle pointed in a safe direction or downrange at all times.
8. Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on–target and you are ready to fire.
9. All firearms MUST be in a case. Handling of firearms is ONLY done at the bench/stall on the firing line and under the supervision of your instructor - not vehicle, not parking lot, not a restroom, etc. Violation may result in expulsion from range.
10. Instructors and Range Safety Officers can ask anyone to leave the property WITHOUT a refund if that person is not following the range or instructor's rules. There is ZERO tolerance when it comes to the muzzle of the firearm pointed at something or someone on the range other than your targets.
11. Absolutely no handling of firearms unless under the direct supervision of your instructor and/or otherwise directed.
12. Once the class is over, please put all equipment and props back in their place. All brass must be picked up post-course. The range should be left clean and ready for the next class.
13. No loitering in the parking lot post-course. The LGR facility closes at 5:00 PM.