Ryan M. Cleckner

Ryan M. Cleckner


Ryan Cleckner was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ where he learned to love to shoot, hunt, hike, and and many other outdoor activities. He served in the the US Army’s 1st Ranger Battalion / 75th Ranger Regiment as a sniper team leader and had multiple combat deployments to Afghanistan. Upon returning from service, Ryan became an attorney and executive in the firearms industry. He currently practices firearm regulatory law, teaches Constitutional law courses at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, AL, produces and hosts the Going Ballistic and Trigger Words podcasts, writes books (Long Range Shooting Handbook & There’s Only One You) and articles, runs a video channel about shooting, helps people get and keep their FFL licenses at RocketFFL.com and builds and sells custom rifles. To learn more about Ryan, please visit his website at RyanCleckner.com
Going Ballistic Podcast

The Going Ballistic Podcast includes lessons about firearm technical information, discussion of firearm industry and political topics, interviews with both pro and novice shooters and industry members and reviews of various products.


Trigger Words Podcast – Guns, Laws & Politics

Ryan’s Trigger Words Podcast discusses all things guns, law and politics.  His engaging demeanor and straight talk on complex topics will have you instantly hooked on this great podcast!

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