About Us

We are certified and experienced firearms instructors in Midland, Texas.  We maintain a private outdoor range where we conduct our training. Our combined experience background is both law enforcement and civilian.

The Guardian Training Agency instructors

Paul Urias, paul@guardiantrainingagency.com

Paul is a current law enforcement officer with 23 years’ experience. He is a former SWAT member and is a certified Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, Certified Texas License to Carry Handgun Instructor, Certified NRA Instructor and Range Safety Officer. He is a trainer and Firearms Instructor for the department where he works. Paul`s training techniques are based on his various training and law enforcement experience. Paul co-founded Guardian Training Agency with the belief that training should be exciting, relevant and realistic. Paul is a knowledgeable in self-defense, mindset techniques and is a certified Glock handgun and AR-15 rifle armorer. Paul serves on the Safety Committee at Midland Shooters Association. To continue is training, Paul recently completed a Dark Angel Medical class and ALICE response to active shooter.

Isaac Urias, isaac@guardiantrainingagency.com

Isaac has developed an extensive knowledge in shooting fundamentals and weapon manipulation by attending numerous handgun and carbine related courses.  He is a Certified Texas Handgun License Instructor and a NRA Firearms Instructor. He founded Guardian Training Agency with the belief that training should be realistic, relevant and always evolving. Isaac enjoys sharing the knowledge he has gained with anyone willing to learn.



HaylieHaylie Urias, haylie@guardiantrainingagency.com

Haylie understands that women think, communicate and learn differently. That is why she chose to receive her NRA Firearms Instructor and Range Safety Officer certifications through The Well Armed Woman Instructor program. She believes that a woman should have a comfortable environment to learn, practice and train. Haylie continues with her passion to instruct women and is working on beginning a local chapter of The Well Armed Woman in Midland, TX.

Guardian Training Agency uses additional instructors not currently named above who are law enforcement personnel and certified firearms instructors. Accreditations and certifications are available upon request.