Teaches students the importance of mental alertness and how to avoid potential deadly confrontations, the principles of concealed carry, defensive mindset, defensive shooting positions, legal justification of using deadly force, and consequences of using a pistol in self defense.
- Ethical considerations
- Defensive mindset
- Mental alertness
- Importance of defensive training
- Reaction times
- If you must shoot
- Breaking tunnel vision
- Memory distortion
- Defensive shooting principles
- Defensive shooting positions
- Assessing for threats
- How to deal with law enforcement
- Moral & legal consequences
This two-day class teaches students safe concealment methods and advantages, how to draw from concealment, reaction time considerations, how many shots to fire, defensive accuracy, and legal consequences of using deadly force. It also addresses the physiological and psychological effects of using deadly force.
Students must have their own semi-automatic pistol of at least 9mm, at least two magazines, an outside the waistband belt mounted holster, and a holster magazine. Students may shoot a revolver but must have at least three speed loaders for the revolver. A concealment garment is required that covers the entire pistol while holstered. You also need electronic ear protection and eye protection. You will also need 200 rounds of factory loaded ammunition. Students must take the NRA Personal Protection in the Home Class prior to taking this class.