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Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals
The "Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Course," is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense.
The class is a non-shooting class and is approx. 6 hours long. This course advances the mindset for the responsible defensive firearms owner by focusing on and understanding:
- Conflict avoidance and situational awareness
- Handgun & shotgun basics
- Shooting fundamentals
- The Physiology of violent encounters
- The legal aspects of the use of deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath
- And a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.
The Course fee includes: 6 hours of Classroom Instruction, Course materials including a copy of Michael Martin's 200+ page training manual "Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals" (a $31.95 Value!).
A Course Completion Certificate will be awarded to all participants who successfully complete the course. (Required to apply for a concealed carry permit).
Countering the Mass Shooter
Countering the Mass Shooter Threat is a comprehensive course for every house of worship, school, business, and family in America. The course dives into the data of 48 mass shootings to determine what can be learned from these tragedies and how following a comprehensive plan can help you to not only avoid becoming a victim, but eliminate the presence of these shooters once and for all. This course is for all experience levels. Essential lessons on topics like gun-free zones, magazine capacity, and using the Run, Hide, Fight Methodology are already saving lives across the nation. Here’s just a few of the lifesaving lessons you’ll learn in your playbook…
- Create An Emergency Operations Plan: Discover how you can end attacks early and minimize the number of victims involved in an incident with strategic planning and preparedness training…
- Triage And Treat The Wounded: Learn the lifesaving measures you can take to save critically injured victims after an attack is over...
- Expert Recommendations: Get advice on topics like how to properly develop an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) for your home or place of business...
- Understand Your Attacker: Dive into the history of mass shootings, what the statistics tell us, and what your aggressor is likely thinking…
- Debunk Common Myths: Finally, get your questions about magazine capacity, banning firearms, and special watch lists answered…
- Know The Signs: Uncover how you can identify and deter potential shooters before they strike…
Defensive Shooting Fundamentals
Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1 Defensive Shooting Fundamentals: Level One course will guide you through the information and skills you will need to handle a dynamic critical incident. This course takes Students from just sending rounds downrange to actually training in specific, tested methods of armed self-defense. From Stance to grip to physical shooting technique, DSF Level One will help you hone the edge on your inner warrior expert. You will train to get your body working with the gun instead of against it. You will learn which intuitive skills work best with what the body will naturally do while under stress in a combat situation, and you will learn to apply this information simply and effectively, regardless of student skill level. Prerequisite: See FORMS Tab for specific information. You must sign up for book/eLearning and complete before range class.
Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 2 Defensive Shooting Fundamentals: Level Two is a continuation of skill building drills and techniques to teach serious defensive shooters. The skills will enable students to change their lives. Students will gain knowledge that can make the difference and increase their odds of prevailing if ever faced with a critical incident. The training will teach defensive mindset and discuss physical training in line with the way the human mind and body react to stress, danger, and violence. Students will move from being simply a good shot on the range, and more importantly, lifesaving shot in the real world. Prerequisite: Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1. See FORMS Tab for specific Information
Women's Handgun and Self Defense
Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals is a welcoming and engaging training course with multiple layers of instruction. Course covers three distinct levels: Women’s Basic Pistol, Intermediate Pistol, and Women’s Defensive Pistol. The course is designed to reach students who are brand new to firearms (and maybe have never picked up a gun before) through those who are ready to learn more about defensive shooting and take the next step with their firearm skills, tools, and mindset.
The fundamentals of shooting will be introduced, reviewed, and built upon, while also exploring universal safety rules, situational awareness, common types of handguns, ammunition types, marksmanship skills, advanced firearms handling, defensive pistol fundamentals, and the use of deadly force. Specifically, Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals is all about sharing the basics – along with the fun, the seriousness, and the importance of being a responsibly armed female. After all, aren’t you worth protecting?
SABRE Red Pepper Spray Course
SELF-DEFENSE AT A DISTANCE
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Our SABRE® Personal Safety Academy was created as part of our ongoing effort to help people use our products in dangerous situations.
Our classes teach everything from avoiding dangerous situations all together to protecting yourself should the worst happen. Choose either the Civilian Safety Awareness Program or the College Safety Program—both meet different needs.
Learn how to identify and react to dangerous threats in these one-day courses
Have You Heard the Stats?
Being violently attacked is 52 times more likely than experiencing a car accident, 229 times more likely than having your house catch fire and 1,000 times more likely than being in a plane crash.
Numbers like these can be frightening, but the good news is that there are several opportunities throughout each day to minimize potential safety threats.
Our Civilian Safety Awareness Program is structured around helping you take precautions and build habits that could enhance your safety. The course curriculum has the power to change your life, so sign up for the course and take your first step towards empowerment.
Your safety is important to us, which is just one more reason to trust the leader in personal defense.
American Red Cross Certification
The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies
How to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age).
This is a hands on course utilizing mannequins, AED, and first aid equipment. Skills will be taught, demonstrated and then the student will be required to accomplish these lifesaving skills.
Recognition and application of skills will provide the student with the knowledge and comfort to perform correctly and confidently when the situation arises.
Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.
BECOME A CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR
It takes a lot to have successful CCW classes. You must be knowledgeable and skilled in many areas. Not only must you be knowledgeable enough to train others how to safely use guns, but you must find ways to promote your classes, create and maintain a website, create a dynamic PowerPoint presentation, communicate with students and handle all of the administrative requirements. These daunting tasks are made much easier with training received at a US Concealed Carry Association Instructor Certification Course. You will be equipped with the knowledge and materials to be successful in this highly competitive field. This course is a two day hands on seminar to provide you the tools to be an effective instructor.
Phase 1 of the course is an 8 hour on-line training module developed by Michael Martin of the USCCA. The training module mirrors his book “Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals” and the professionally developed PowerPoint presentation for use in your classes. The on-line training module must be completed prior to attending the live training session. The cost of phase 1 is $250 and includes the Instructor Toolkit and E-Learning Module. These are purchased directly from the USCCA. As registered students for the Instructor Certification Course, you will receive a substantial price reduction for these items. Upon completion of the class you will be sent the Instructor Toolkit and certificate.
Phase 2 is a 2-day live certification session consisting of classroom instruction, hands-on breakout sessions, and live-fire exercises. The cost of phase 2 is $347 and is paid directly to the classroom instructor. Class space is limited to 12 students per instructor. Successful completion of phase 1 and 2 will earn you the right to be called a United States Concealed Carry Association Certified Instructor. Your certification is approved to teach CCW classes in 36 states. You will be listed on the USCCA Instructor website and your classes will be searchable to prospective students. Please understand that this is not an automatic, rubber-stamp course. You must pass a shooting qualification, pass a written exam and you must pass the instructor’s approval in class participation and presentation skills.
You must earn the right to become a USCCA Certified Instructor. But once you do, you will join the best in training citizens across America in the principals of self-defense and concealed carry.