Georgia

Karen Whitlock

Karen owns Trigger Time indoor gun range in Flowery Branch, GA with her husband where she teaches basic pistol, concealed carry, red dot optics and defensive shooting fundamentals classes among other topics.

She is a certified firearms instructor through many organizations including the NRA, USCCA, Rangemaster, Massad Ayoob Group, Active Self Protection, and Modern Samurai Project. Karen holds a bachelor’s degree from Shorter University and a Masters Degree from Georgia State University.

She is also a chapter leader for The Well Armed Woman and hosts a women’s group dedicated to continuing education at the range. In addition to teaching at her own range, she teaches Basic Handgun Safety as a continuing education course at a local university.

In 2016, her range was awarded Second Amendment Activist Center of the Year by the National Rifle Association.