Concealed Carry Class
Learn the Fundamentals of Carrying a Concealed Firearm
Now Is The Time
Our Concealed Carry Course is the most in depth and hands on concealed carry class taught anywhere in the United States.
There’s no better time to learn how to protect yourself than now. Remember, when seconds count, the police are only minutes away.
This course exceeds the State of Florida’s training requirements for your concealed carry license.
How is this course different than the cheap classes offered by the shop down the road?
Glad you asked.
It’s All in the Quality
We’re not here to waste your time.
So here’s the bottom line.
If all you care about is a certificate with your name on it, go ahead and call up your local pawn shop and see when their next class is.
It’s not economically feasible to run such cheap classes without shoving as many people into the class as possible. The more students, the less time the instructor will have to spend with you.
And we’re not about that.
We are all about quality over quantity.
So if you want top notch firearms training, and if you want to learn all about how firearms work, how to safely handle firearms, and how to effectively shoot firearms, we’d love to have you on board.
What to Expect
Our Concealed Carry Course is an objective based course. The exact length of the course will depend on how long it takes to get through all of the objectives. A good ballpark estimate is 4 hours plus range time.
Part 1 – The Classroom
Part 1 of the course is an academic classroom portion where you will learn:
Developing a Personal and Home Protection Plan
- Defining a personal protection plan
- Why conflict avoidance is so important
- Situational awareness
- The color codes of awareness
- Areas to avoid
- Cover, concealment, and an exit strategy
- How a permit to carry fits
Self-Defense Firearm Basics
- Universal safety rules
- Clearing a semi-automatic
- Clearing a revolver
- Defining a gun’s action
- Understanding revolvers
- Understanding semi-automatics
- Modern, striker-fired handguns
- Understanding magazines
- Ammunition components
- Is caliber all that matters?
- Other measurements
- Ammunition care and storage
- Common ammunition malfunctions
- Clearing a semi-auto malfunctions
Defensive Shooting Fundamentals
- Defensive shooting versus marksmanship
- Proper grip
- Shooting platform
- Aligning the muzzle to the target
- Unsighted fire, point shooting
- Flash sight picture
- Sighted fire
- Trigger control
- Rubber band exercises
The Legal Use of Force
- Defining reasonable force and deadly force
- Detailed definitions of deadly force rules including scenarios
- What prosecutors will want to know
- Defending the home
- Defending property
Violent Encounters and Their Aftermath
- Understanding fight or flight
- Effects of adrenaline and endorphins
- Recognizing a threat
- Issuing commands and evaluating options
- When we’re left with no other choice
- When the right to use deadly force ends
- The immediate aftermath
- Phone calls to make
- When the police arrive
- Statement to the police
- Preserving evidence
- Miranda rights
- During and after your arrest
- Advice for your lawyer
Gear and Gadgets
- Holster retention
- Hip holsters
- Paddle holsters
- Pocket holsters
- Inside the waistband holsters
- Tactical flashlights
- Gun safes and storage
Basic and Advanced Skills
- Creating a training program
- Dry firing
- Fundamental drill discussion
- Discussion of what’s next
Part 2 – The Range
This is the fun part.
You’ll put what you learned in Part 1 into practice, and at the end of the class you will shoot a qualification course to demonstrate proficiency.
What to Bring
Once you’re all signed up and ready to go, it’s time to gather everything together that you’ll need for the class.
If you have a handgun that you wish to use, bring it with you. If you don’t have one, don’t worry. We will have one for you to use, and we will also help you choose what to buy.
Here is what’s required. If you need help finding anything contact us at least one week prior to class and we will be glad to help you.
- 50 rounds (1 box) of factory loaded target ammunition (reloads are not permitted). If you will be borrowing one of our firearms, bring 50 .40 S&W rounds.
- Wrap-around eye protection (safety glasses)
- Hearing protection (ear muffs or ear plugs)
- Full coverage shirts and shoes (no low cut shirts, tank tops, flip flops or sandals will be allowed on the range)
- State issued ID card or driver’s license
- Sharpie marker
- Pen and pencil
IMPORTANT: DO NOT BRING ANY LIVE AMMUNITION INTO THE CLASSROOM.
These items are not required, but are recommended.