About the Author: Luke is a defensive training junkie and competes in USPSA and IDPA. He has taken numerous classes from Steve Fisher (Sentinel Concepts), Steve Anderson, Aaron Cowan (Sage Dynamics), Dave Spaulding (Handgun Combative), Will Petty (Centrifuge Training), Scott Jedlinski (Modern Samurai Project), Jeff Bloovman (Armed Dynamics), Greg Ellifritz (Active Response Training), Kerry Davis (Dark Angel Medical) and many more. He joined the Green Ops staff in 2019. Luke has competed in powerlifting meets with his best performance totaling over 1400 pounds. (500 lbs. squat, 345 lbs. bench, 560 lbs. deadlift). While he does not compete in powerlifting meets currently, he still strength trains regularly.