Ginger is the owner and primary instructor for all education offered by Integrated Defense Solutions for Women.  She has 20 years of law-enforcement experience in the Washington state Department of Corrections.  Her volunteer work includes the Spokane County Sheriff’s Department as a rescue diver on their Search & Rescue – Water Rescue team.  When it comes to self-defense, Ginger’s hand to hand self-defense style is derived primarily from training at Law Enforcement Krav Maga Worldwide and 9 of experience years. She also has thousands of hours of firearms training plus a host of credentials some of which are listed below.


  • Swift Water Rescue & Ice Rescue
  • NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Certified Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor
  • NRA Range Safety Officer
  • New!   Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM)   New!
  • Tactical Critical Combat Care
  • Wilderness First Aid
NRA Instructor