Have the ability to perform on demand, exactly, what you are teaching to the students.
Have a strong desire and ability to impart your knowledge and expertise to the students.
Possess a voice, posture, vocabulary, and appearance that secures the student’s respect for your position as their instructor.
Possess a high moral and ethical character, which leaves you behaving in an exemplary manner on and off the range.
A memory that allows you to always remember what it is like to be a student.
Make every effort to emphasize the positive skill that you want your students to perform.
The integrity to teach your course exactly as it is outlined in Grey Solutions curriculum with no alteration to the instructional doctrine.
Have a lifelong commitment to learn about every aspect of the subject and constantly re-examine every aspect of the subject.
Know that the students that are the hardest to train need your training the most.
Apply your critical intellect to separating the wheat from the chaff.
Understand WHY you teach what you do.
Understand why you DO NOT teach certain techniques.
Train every student as if their life depends on it; it does.
ALWAYS keep an open mind for any possible improvements.
KNOW that Grey Solutions Instructors are ALWAYS students.
Check your ego, outside the classroom/range.
Value each student's impression of you.
Do not disparage other training schools during class.
Always recommend other schools and sources of knowledge for students walking a path.
Never forget that the training is about them and not you.
If any student feels that Grey Solutions instructors including myself are not meeting these requirements please let me know.