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Gainesville Class Schedule

November 15th
December 12th

9 AM ~ 4 PM

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Classroom Time: 4 hours
Range Time: 2 – 3 hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $125*

*Range Fee Not Included

Frequently Asked Questions

The Most Expensive CCW Class Near Gainesville

That’s right.

We run the most expensive concealed carry class in the Gainesville area.

Why are we so expensive?

Because we also happen to run the most in-depth and hands-on concealed carry training taught anywhere in Florida.

Quality Over Quantity

It all comes down to quality. We run small classes with individual student-instructor time. You aren’t just another number in a huge class of 50. We dedicate personal time to each student and actually teach you how to shoot. And I don’t mean shooting one or two paint bullets in a hotel conference room — I mean out on an actual gun range, using live ammunition, shot at a real target.

This class is the only class needed to get your Concealed Weapon or Firearm License.

All Firearms Training Is NOT Created Equal

There are some things in life we just shouldn’t cut corners on, and our safety is one of them. Don’t skimp on training that could save your life, your loved ones’ lives, and your family’s future just to save a few bucks.

How much is your life worth? Are you willing to place your life in the hands of that $40 “gun class” taught in a hotel conference room? I mean really, how much firearms training can really be done in a hotel room?

Risk-Free Money-Back Guarantee

The best part is it’s all risk-free! If you’re not satisfied we will refund your tuition before you leave class! So what are you waiting for? Sign up today!

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Course Description

This 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 4-5 hours plus range time. Please do not make any important plans immediately following class. We don’t believe in cutting corners, and the class may run all day.

FREE Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Textbook

Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Textbook

The Other Guys Charge $30 Extra, but We Include It with Our CCW Class for FREE

Lesson 1: Developing a Personal 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

Lesson 2: 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 semi-auto malfunctions

Lesson 3: 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 exercise

Lesson 4: 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

Lesson 5: 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

Lesson 6: Gear and Gadgets

  • Holster retention
  • Hip holsters
  • Paddle holsters
  • Pocket holsters
  • Inside the waistband holsters
  • Belts
  • Tactical flashlights
  • Guns safes and storage

Lesson 7: Basic and Advanced Skills

  • Creating a training program
  • Dry firing
  • Fundamental drill discussion
  • Discussion of what’s next

BONUS: Florida Concealed Carry Rules and Regulations

  • Test your knowledge on Florida Concealed Carry law
  • What the “Carry” law provides
  • Training required
  • Applying for a permit
  • Process for approval
  • Denials, and how to handle them
  • Requirements for displaying your permit
  • Where carrying is banned, or otherwise restricted
  • Related statutes and federal law
Steve F
“I can say without a doubt that the course is extremely thorough and spot-on. I definitely recommend this class for a first-timer or even an experienced gun owner.”
Steve F.
Gainesville, Florida

Join Us on November 15th

30 Minutes Northeast of Gainesville at
Bradford Sportsmen’s Farm
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9:00 AM ~ 4:00 PM

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Trevor A
“This is definitely the class to take if you care about your personal and home defense. I learned a great deal and would highly recommend this class to anyone.”

Trevor A.

Ocala, Florida

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9:00 AM ~ 4:00 PM

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