Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals

  Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. The course is a complete guide to understanding conflict avoidance and situational awareness; home security and home defense; handguns; shooting fundamentals; the physiology of violent encounters; the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.

Developing a Personal and Home Protection Plan

  • Defining a personal protection plan

  • The importance of conflict avoidance

  • Situational Awareness

  • Awareness color codes

  • Cover, concealment and exit strategy

  • Permit to carry

Self-Defense Firearm Basics

  • Universal safety rules

  • Clearing a semi-automatic handgun

  • Clearing a revolver

  • Defining gun actions

  • Understanding a revolver

  • Understanding semi-automatics

  • Striker fired handguns

  • Magazines

  • Selecting a handgun

  • Ammunition components, ammunition care and storage

Defensive Shooting Fundamentals

  • Defensive shooting versus marksmanship

  • Proper grip

  • Shooting platform

  • Sight alignment

  • Unsighted fire (point shooting), flash site picture and sighted fire

  • Trigger manipulation and control


The Legal Use of Force

  • Reasonable force and deadly force

  • Deadly force rules

  • Defending the home

  • Defending property

Violent Encounters and the Aftermath

  • Fight or Flight

  • Effects of adrenaline and endorphins

  • Threat recognition

  • Evaluating options and verbal commands

  • When there is no other choice but to use deadly force

  • When the right to use deadly force ends

  • Immediate aftermath

  • First phone calls

  • Interacting with the authorities

  • Giving a statement

  • During and after your arrest

Gear and Gadgets

  • Holster types

  • Tactical flashlights

  • Gun safes and storage

Other Home Defense Firearm Options

  • Tactical shotguns safety and use

  • AR platforms safety and use


Basic and Advance Skills

  • Creating a training plan

  • Dry fire exercises

  • Fundamentals drill

  • 5 step draw

*This class can be broken down into modules if requested*