Lessons include: Developing a Personal and Home Protection Plan: Defining a Personal Protection Plan, Conflict Avoidance, Situational Awareness, Color Codes of Awareness, Areas to Avoid, Cover, Concealment, and an Exit Strategy, & How a Permit to Carry Fits. Self Defense Firearms Basics: Safety, Understanding Semi-Automatics, Understanding Revolvers, Understanding Modern Striker-Fired Handguns, Selecting a Handgun, Ammo for home defense/range, Gun and Ammo Malfunctions and drills to address malfunctions. Defensive Shooting Fundamentals:Defensive shooting versus Marksmanship, Grip, Shooting Platform, Aligning the Muzzle to Target, Point Shooting, Unsighted/Sighted Fire, Flash Sight Picture, Trigger Control) The Legal Use of Force:Defining Force, Legal Use of Force, Deadly Force, Where Reasonable Force ends and Deadly Force Begins, Force Scenarios, What Prosecutors Want to Know, Defending Home and Property Violent Encounters and Their Aftermath: Fight or Flight, Adrenaline and Endorphins, Recognizing Threats, Issuing Commands, When Left with No Other Choice, When Right to Use Deadly Force Ends, Immediate Aftermath, Phone Calls to Make, When Police Arrive, Statements to Police, During and After your Arrest Gear and Gadgets: Holster Types and Holster Retention, Belts, Flashlights, Weapon Mounted Lights, Lasers, Firearms Storage Basic and Advanced Skills: Creating a Training Program, Dry Firing, Drills, What's Next?
This is a fantastic course for those that have previously taken a basics class and would like to further their firearms training for the purposes of conceal carry. You'll need to bring food and drinks for the day, UNLOADED FIREARM, 150 rounds of ammo, holster, 2 magazines, ear protection, eye protection and a baseball style hat. No open toed shoes or low cut shirts please as they are a safety hazard. Boots or sneakers are best. If you do not own some of these items yet please let me know. I have extras to rent or borrow.
Class is $125 and is due at time of registration. Class fee is non-refundable but is transferable to another class within 90 days if at least 24 hours cancellation notice is given. This is NOT a NRA Class but does qualify for VA CHP. Classroom portion will take place at 6669 A. L. Philpot Hwy in Martinsville. The range portion takes place at a private range in Ridgeway, VA. The entire class runs from 8:30-5-ish.