Will Rodriguez

Will Rodriguez, the senior instructor at W2TF, served over 20 years as an Infantry officer and in combat. He trained thousands of soldiers without mishap including as an assistant pistol coach at West Point.

Post Army service he completed almost 600 hours of firearm, personal security, crime prevention and trauma medical training. He holds numerous instructor ratings including Rangemaster Certified Instructor, multiple NRA Pistol Instructor certs, Refuse to Be a Victim Crime Prevention Instructor and ALiCE Active Shooter Instructor.

He trains yearly with world class instructors to maintain currency and increase his knowledge. Will serves as a role player for various law enforcement agencies. He shoots competitive pistol, carbine and shotgun. He consistently achieves a 100% qualification score on FBI, FDLE instructor, and Armed Security Guard tests. Will was an Armed Safe School Officer with the Broward County Public School District.

W2TF is a personal security consulting and training firm. W2TF specializes in educating, advising, and training clients on minimizing vulnerability, avoiding and in the worst case, defeating crime. W2TF offers a wide variety of seminars, consulting services, and firearms training for men and women. Topics include
but are not limited to Basic to Advanced Firearms Instruction, Post Incident Response, Use of Force, Situational Awareness, Home Preparation & Defense, Criminal Psychology, Road Rage/Carjacking Avoidance & Response and Active Shooter Preparation/Identification & Response.

Will is also the owner and creator of GRUNTSandCo.com. His writing has been published in Infantry Magazine, SpecialOperations.com, SOFREP.com and is an assistant editor and writer for SpotterUp.com.

Besides graduating from numerous Army schools, Will has degrees in National Security and International Affairs from West Point, a Master’s Degree in Counseling & Leadership Development and is a graduate of the Combined Arms General Staff College. Some of his awards include the Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals and the Order of St Maurice. Born and raised in a tough section of Brooklyn New York, Will lost his accent in the Army, but kept the attitude.