The Shooting Institute (TSI) The Shooting Institute provides unsurpassed firearms and tactical training to Military, DoD and LE agencies. Battle-proven methods from the very best instructors – former Navy SEALs and other Special Forces Operators, along with veteran SWAT officers and Subject Matter Experts.”

The Shooting Institute is a verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, based in Birmingham, AL.  Jared Hudson, Founder and CEO of The Shooting Institute (TSI) has combined his years of experience as a Navy SEAL Sniper and Assaulter, Contractor and Law Enforcement Officer to develop a highly effective method of Firearms and Tactical training that has benefited multiple US Military, Law Enforcement and Corporate clients. 

TSI’s Training Cadre consists of current and former Military and L.E. Tier One Operators, including SEALs and other SOF members, Veteran SWAT and L.E. Officers, as well as Subject Matter Experts.  Project Teams are assembled on a job-specific basis in order to provide training and instruction that is second to none. TSI can travel to conduct training on-site or host your agency in central Alabama.

All of TSI’s training is based on real-world experience – not theory.


Our motto ‘Simplify the Chaos’ embodies our methodology.  Solid and simple training principles that allow you to do your job despite the circumstances or surroundings. TSI makes simple what others make difficult



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