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I offer a wide range of NRA Certified Firearms courses and effective and simple unarmed self defense courses. These are tailored to age, gender and ability.
I can design any course to specifically meet your needs, ability and time restrictions.
 
Private lessons for firearms instruction and personal defense as well as home security assessment are always available. Please call to discuss.
 
The dates for group classes will be posted shortly.

Now offering Sabre Red Pepper spray in key chain and larger professional size canisters. Additionally I have practice canisters and offer instruction as to how to use this spray. If you are interested in carrying pepper spray you should know how to use it for maximum efficiency. 
   
 
Name: NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation $60
 
Short Description : Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training — is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers. More Details: NRA FIRST Steps Pistol is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific pistol action type for classes of four or fewer students. This course is at least 3 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific pistol action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular pistol model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, FIRST Steps Course completion certificate.
 
 Name: NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course  $80
 
Short Description : Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. More Details: This course is at least 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate. 
 
Name: NRA FIRST Steps Rifle Orientation $60
 
Short Description : Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training — is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers. More Details: NRA FIRST Steps Rifle is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific rifle action type for classes of four or fewer students. This course is at least three hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific rifle action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular rifle model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the rifle; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, FIRST Steps Course completion certificate. 
  
Name: NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course $150
 
Short Description : Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting. More Details: This course is at least 14 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate. 
 
Name: NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course $125
 
Short Description : Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense. More Details: This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.
The NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course participants must be law abiding, adults (at least 21 years old), and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.
 
Name : NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course $200
 
Short Description : Comprehensive and intensive in its approach to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the skills needed to survive serious adversity.
More Details:
 The course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students have the opportunity to attend this course using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation. 

The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home is divided into two levels (basic and advanced). Level one is a nine-hour course and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Upon completion of level one, students may choose to attend level two, which is an additional five hours of range training and teaches advanced shooting skills. After the classroom portion, students should expect to spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one. Level two involves five additional hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition. The ammunition requirements are minimum and may be exceeded. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the appropriate course completion certificates(s), NRA Basic Personal Protection Outside The Home (identifies strong-side hip holster or purse use) certificate, and NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside The Home certificate.

The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home participants in this course must be at least 21 years of age and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection InThe Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation.
 
Name: NRA Home Firearm Safety Course $75
 
Short Description : Non-shooting course and teaches students the basic knowledge, skills, and to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home. More Details: This is a four-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports. Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, course completion certificate. 
   
Name: NRA Refuse To Be A Victim ®Seminar $20
 
Short Description : Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for developing a strategy for ones personal safety. More Details: The seminar includes classroom instruction on a variety of crime prevention strategies, from criminal psychology to automobile crimes to cyber crime. Seminars can vary in length, and may be modified to suit the needs of a particular audience. This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense. Seminars teach about common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of, and teaches a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive, and easy to follow. Strategies include home security, carjack avoidance techniques, cyber safety, and use of personal safety devices. A complete seminar may last as long as eight hours and include the entire lesson plan, but a modified seminar may be as short as 90 minutes and address a specific topic. Students will receive the Refuse To Be A Victim student handbook, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® brochure, NRA Become A Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Brochure, Refuse To Be A Victim® Firearms Supplement, and a course completion certificate.
 
Note: These self defense classes are not Karate. They are street fighting techniques. They are meant to end a violent encounter.
They are effective and easy to learn and use. Please give me a call if you are interested.
 
Name: Basic Self Defense $80 Per Person (2 or more students)
(Please call to discuss private 1:1 lessons)
 
Short Description: This course will cover awareness and avoidance techniques that can keep you safe and off the radar of many would be bad guys. It covers tactics on how to de-escalate a situation and it will cover both at home and away from home scenarios. Also covered are basic self defense techniques that can be applied to discourage and end a violent encounter. Additionally you will learn to develop a “survivor mindset” This is a basic level course and has no requirement for ability or prior knowledge. A great course for young men or women, heading off to college or going off to live alone. More details: In this 8 hour course (class can be one session, two, or 4 separate sessions) you will learn to evaluate your surroundings and be aware of what makes you a target. You will learn some simple yet effective security secrets for home, while in your car, or going about your daily business. You will learn where and how to hit and kick an attacker. You will also learn basic techniques to use against various attacks such as wrist grabs, lapel grabs, front chokes, back chokes, headlocks, bear hugs (front and rear) and emotional preparedness.
 
Name: Intermediate Self Defense $80 Per Person (2 or more students) (Please call to discuss private 1:1 lessons)
 
Short Description: (8 hour) This course will build on skills developed in the Basic Self Defense course and will cover a review of those techniques as well as additional techniques and follow ups to those. More Details: Building on your basic course techniques you will learn advanced skills and additional techniques to include the use of some common at hand weapons such as pepper spray, an umbrella or cane, or make shift tools. Also covered will be some drills against punches and strikes. More will be discussed about the Survivor Mindset and what to expect if and when you do find yourself in a bad situation. This course will get you pumped up.
 
Name: Advance Self Defense $150
 
 Short Description: This content of this course will be discussed beforehand and will  include some actual fighting techniques and some full contact to develop that Survivor Mindset. This course will require as much as 12 hours to complete. It will be structured to fit your needs.