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Defensive Pistol/CCW level 2

Advanced - Learn to protect yourself and family with a firearm

Duration: 8 hours classroom and range time



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Available Spaces
Register Now August 29 Saturday
Flowery Branch, GA
1 - 6 Students 8:00 AM Wayne Lanier 6 Spaces Left
Register Now October 31 Saturday
Flowery Branch, GA
1 - 6 Students 8:00 AM Wayne Lanier 6 Spaces Left target icon


The Defensive Pistol Course will focus on the techniques needed to develop a concealed carry CCW defensive mindset. The goal of the course will be to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry and use a concealed firearm ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. 

This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 200 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.

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Topics Covered

How to apply the Rules for Safe Gun Handling
Carrying a concealed firearm
Basic principles of concealment
Difference between cover and concealment
Drawing from the holster
Levels of mental awareness
Developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal protection
Clearing common stoppages
Use of pocket pistols, and more.

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students participating in this course, will be able to explain and demonstrate the following;

How to apply the Rules for Safe Gun Handling when carrying a concealed firearm, basic principles of concealment, the difference between cover and concealment, drawing from the holster, levels of mental awareness, developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal protection, clearing common stoppages, use of pocket pistols. Students will have the basic understanding necessary to be able to protect themselves and their families.

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Advanced, CCW, NRA Courses, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

This course is for experienced shooters - shooters must be able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling and shooting a group. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing one of the following;

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course Certificate
NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate
NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card
Military DD 214 with pistol qualificationt 
USCCA Pistol Shooting Course Certificate

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This course is open to all US citizens
Students must bring their own firearm and ammunition

Make sure you bring an unloaded firearm into the Training Center. I’ll perform a firearm safety check to make sure it is safe to handle.

Here is a list of items you need to bring to training;

A notebook or paper to take notes on
A pen and highlighter
Eye and ear protection
Your pistol and ammunition