John-Michael Gillaspy

Director of Training

G2 Director of training


John-Michael's experience with self defense training began at a very young age, beginning a life of training in several martial arts disciplines. From Taekwondo to wrestling (folkstyle, freestyle, and greco roman) and several disciplines of Jiu Jitsu, martial arts became a life long habit. 


At 22 he became a certified firearms instructor and began a career in security as well as teaching professionals and the public life saving self defense skills in several disciplines. He is now the owner of G2 Security Solutions, Inc, a state licensed security agency and training school, the president and founder of Security Officer's Brotherhood,a nonprofit organization dedicated to the improvement of the security profession, and a board member with Texas Carry, an organization that was integral to the passing of open carry in Texas. 


Current Instructor Ratings:


- SAFTD Texas Regional Master Instructor
- SAFTD Methods of Instruction (MOI) (Student and Instructor Levels)
- SAFTD Defensive Handgun 1 (Student and Instructor Levels)
- SAFTD Range Master (Student and Instructor Levels)
- SAFTD Range Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)

- Texas System Police Association Instructor 
- TX Level III Commissioned Security Officer Instructor
- TX Level IV Personal Protection Officer Instructor
- TEEX Certified TCOLE Personal Defense Spray Instructor
- NRA Basic Pistol Instructor​
- NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor
- NRA Chief Range Safety Officer
​- PhaZZer CEW Instructor
​- ASP Tactical Baton Instructor
- ASP Tactical Handcuff Instructor
- Texas Law Shield Instructor GSW First Aid certified


Professional Licensing:

- Texas Licensed Private Investigator
- Texas Commissioned Security Officer
- Texas Licensed Personal Protection Officer (PPO)
- Texas Licensed Security Agency and Training School Owner

Martial Arts:


- Taekwondo Black Belt
- JuJitsu Black Belt


Professional Affiliations:


- Security Officer's Brotherhood (Life Member/Founder/President)
- Texas Carry (Life Member)
- National Rifle Association (Life Member)

- Texas State Rifle Association (Life Member)

- Second Amendment Foundation (Member)

- SAFTD

- Texas System Police Association
- Texas Law Shield