Walk the Talk America

WTTA initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to making positive change in relationship to mental health, and firearm awareness. Through organizing a profound team of experts from different fields, and all walks of life, unbiased by politics, media, or personal prejudice – WTTA seeks to input opportunities to enhance communication, compassion, calls to action and education.



Firearms Trainers Association

since 2018
Oklahoma City, OK

  • FTA provides best in the industry Professional Liability Coverage benefits to members for any legal action stemming from their firearms training business
  • FTA protects the profession of firearms training through standards, business development services, curriculum sharing, safety and risk management.
  • founded by 5 of the most well respected and distinguished professional firearms trainers
    – was born in a conference room in Las Vegas at SHOT Show
    – Their recognition of the need to create a mechanism to serve the interests of firearms trainers as well as increase the professionalism of the craft through their experiences, resources and core values led them to create FTA.
  • Ken Hackathorn-Chairman
  • Larry Vickers-Vice Chairman
  • Kyle Sweet – Executive Director
  • Board members
    – Jeff Gonzales, Dave Spaulding and Scott Reidy
  • FTA provides through CCW Safe’s 2A Insurance, financially backed membership benefits that provide for $1million in professional liability coverage including all legal costs and fees, attorneys fees and expert witness fees for only $400 per year
  • FTA membership is open to any certified firearms instructor.

Firearms Trainers Association
28 W. Park Place STE B
Oklahoma City, OK 73131

(405) 740-7952



Commands Arms Accessories

  • 2008
  • 2017 Micro Conversion Kit (MCK)
    – Micro Roni
  • 2020
    – GLOCK 26/27, Springfield XD, XDM, XD MOD2, and XDM ELITE in 9mm/.40 S&W and .45 ACP/10mm, as well as the GLOCK 43, 43X and 48, and a Gen 2 MCK for the Glock 20/21

Shockwave Technologies

Dunedin, Florida

  • Marty Ewer – owner of Shockwave
  • Dec 15 2014 – Blade Pistol Stabilizer
  • Oct 31, 2017 Blade 2.0 Pistol Stabilizer
  • Sold exclusively by KAK w/ their receiver extension
    – Kurt Kosman – president of KAK Industry
    – Oxnard, CA

Dunedin, Florida


Defense Distributed

since Dec 2012

to develop and freely publish firearms-related design schematics that can be downloaded and reproduced by anyone


  • December 2012 raised $20,000 via crowd-funding
    – confiscated their first 3D printer
  • online open-source hardware organization
  • develop digital schematics of firearms in CAD files
    – downloaded from the Internet and used in 3D printing or CNC milling
  •  Cody Wilson founder and spokesperson
  • December 2012 DEFCAD
  • May 5, 2013, Defense Distributed made printable STL files public
    – Liberator, the world’s first completely 3D printed gun
    – the United States Department of State demanded they be removed from the Internet
  • October 2014 Ghost Gunner
    – miniature CNC mill for completing receivers for the AR-15
  • May 6, 2015, Defense Distributed, joined by the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), filed Defense Distributed v. U.S. Dept. of State in the Western District of Texas
  • July 27, 2018, Defense Distributed released ten CAD files for download at DEFCAD

Defense Distributed
2320 Donley Dr
Austin, TX 78758

(512) 584-8013

SB Tactical Brace

Nov 26, 2012

  • Alex Bosco is the inventor
  • SB = Grant Shaw & Alex Bosco
  • Nov 26, 2012 – ATF approval letter
  • January 2013 exclusive agreements with SIG SAUER & Century Arms
  • SB15 AR brace (sig)
  • SB47 AK brace (century)
  • May 2013 first Pistol Stabilizing Braces were delivered
  • March 2014  ATF issued a second letter
    – firing pistol from the shoulder would not cause reclassified as an SBR
  • 2014 – SBX iteroduced
    – braces for HK firearms
    – braces for CZ firearms
  • January 2015 ATF issued a third letter
    – use as a shoulder stock constitutes a ‘redesign’ of the device
  •  December 2015 ATF letter
    – enabled adjustable tech in Pistol Stabilizing Braces
  • 2015 exclusive agreements with SIG SAUER and Century Arms expired
  • 2016 side-folding braces for B&T, HK and CZ Scorpion pistols
  • 2017 ATF letter
    – clarifying firing from the shoulder does not constitute a “redesign”
    – in its original, approved condition

SB Tactical
Bradenton, Fla

(941) 748-2270 



  • SB15 – 2013
  • SOB
  • SOB47
  • SB5K 
  • Vector PSB
  • SBM4
  • SBT5
  • Galil PSB
  • SBX
  • SB47
  • SBV
  • SBX-K
  • SB5
  • Scorpion PSB
  • Uzi PSB
  • SBM47
  • SBT
  • SBT5K