Student of the Gun Announces Brand New Online Training Platform

Student of the Gun Announces Brand New Online Training Platform
Student of the Gun
Student of the Gun

Biloxi, Mississippi — ( – In an effort to expand their educational outreach, Student of the Gun has created an mobile-friendly Online Training Platform.

Now, anyone with Internet access, anywhere in the world, can take advantage of professional educational online training offered by Paul Markel and SOTG.

With this mobile-friendly eLearning platform you can start any course on your computer, continue on your tablet, and finish it on your mobile phone!

“This project takes us far beyond the old standard DVD. We can now offer our students a traditional lesson format that includes tests and quizzes to help them retain the information and put it to use.” said Paul Markel, host and producer of Student of the Gun Radio and Television.

Enrolling in a Student of the Gun Online Training course is easy.

Simply go to to get put on the early release list for the first online training course.

“This is a fantastic way for us to reach people who live too far away to take our live classes as well as to provide material to past and future training course attendees.” commented Jarrad Markel, Producer and Digital Mastermind at Student of the Gun.

Click Here to Get on the Early Release List is your 24/7 source for all manner of gun related topics.

SOTG offers education and entertainment through on-demand video material, online articles, books, DVD’s and live-training events.

Student of the Gun; a beginner once, a #studentforlife.

Being a Student of the Gun is not about being a novice or beginner. Student of the Gun represents a life’s journey of education, enlightenment, and the enjoyment of firearms.

Each episode will introduce the viewer to new and interesting firearms as well as the latest gear to go with them. We will travel throughout the United States seeking the advice and expertise of the best firearms trainers available.

Sometimes deadly serious, sometimes just for fun, Student of the Gun will always strive to educate and entertain their viewers while offering them an insider’s look at the world of firearms.


Professor Paul - Founder & President, Student of the Gun
Professor Paul – Founder & President, Student of the Gun

Paul G. Markel has worn many hats during his lifetime. He has been a U.S. Marine, Police Officer, Professional Bodyguard, and Small Arms and Tactics Instructor.

Mr. Markel has been writing professionally for law enforcement and firearms periodicals for more than two decades, with hundreds of articles in print and several #1 Amazon Bestselling books.

Paul is a regular guest on nationally syndicated radio talk shows and subject matter expert in firearms training and use of force.

Mr. Markel has been teaching safe and effective firearms handling to students young and old for decades and has worked actively with the 4-H Shooting Sports program.

Paul holds numerous instructor certifications in multiple disciplines and a Bachelor’s degree in conflict resolution; nonetheless, he is and will remain a dedicated Student of the Gun.


Jarrad T. Markel - Co-Host and Producer Student of the Gun
Jarrad T. Markel – Co-Host and Producer Student of the Gun

Not just another pretty face, Jarrad Markel has experience and training beyond his years.

Jarrad has been training to be a fighter since elementary school when he first learned the art of collegiate wrestling.

Now skilled in Jujitsu, Judo, Muay Thai, Sambo, the Way of the Fighting Pistol and Fighting Rifle, Jarrad is a well-rounded, tactical athlete with several professional MMA & Boxing fights under his belt.

More than a brute, Jarrad has brains as well. He produces Student of the Gun TV & Radio and is the President of Think On! Productions, creating a wide variety of video & audio material.

In addition, Markel is a skilled webmaster & digital marketer, managing websites and providing T.O.P. Quality Multimedia Marketing for Student of the Gun.

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4 years ago

Please reconsider offering this course internationally. It is my firm belief that offering education, training, in any field, or having international students attend our colleges and universities is foolish. Education is the only product that you can only sell once. Once an engineer, or shooter is trained they don’t need the trainer anymore. They become the trainer, and take their knowledge home with them. How did “under-developed” countries like China make such huge gains in technology? By sending their students to US educational institutions I believe. Each student we educate, takes that knowledge home with them and educates many more.… Read more »