Kerem started his formal firearms training in the Turkish Army. He enjoys big game hunting, long range rifle marksmanship, competitive tactical pistol and tactical rifle shooting, gunsmithing and metallic cartridge reloading. He has been an active member, range safety officer and an instructor with several local firearms ranges, as well as a life member and a frequent participant/graduate of the FrontSight firearms training institute in Pahrump, Nevada. He also enjoys outdoors, hiking, running, free-diving and scuba-diving as a PADI Certified Rescue Diver.
Kerem has been an NRA certified firearms instructor and a Range Safety Officer since 1999. He has been enjoying teaching NRA Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle and Personal Protection in the Home classes for many years. He is also a California Dept. of Justice Firearms Instructor and NRA Distinguished Life Member.
Kerem believes in continuing education and skills development in Firearms, and importance of public education and training in responsible firearms ownership for self-defense as well as for shooting sports.
Kerem holds a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and supports his firearms hobby as a Business Development Manager for a Semiconductor equipment company.