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Defensive Tactics for Concealed Carry

Intermediate - How to get your weapon into the fight & retain it in close quarters

Duration: 4 hours including classroom & practical instruction



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now July 27 Saturday
Denver, NC
4 - 12 Students 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Jon Plyler Space Available target icon


This course will cover important self defense principles & techniques for concealed carry holders. This includes approximately 2 hours of classroom instruction and 2 hours of hands on practical instruction. There will be no live fire training in this course. This course will teach you hands on defensive tactics techniques in close quarters to enable you to access and retain your weapon, and unarmed handgun disarms and defenses.

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Topics Covered

-Responsibilities of Carrying Concealed
-Carry Configurations
-Situational Awareness
-Conflict Avoidance & De-escalation
-Use of Force Legal Considerations
-Violent Encounters & Their Aftermath
-Winning & Maintaining the Draw
-Weapon Retention Out of the Holster
-Weapon Retention In the Holster
-Unarmed Handgun Defenses & Disarms

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students who complete this course will build on their skills in conflict avoidance & situational awareness, enhance their understanding of the legal issues surrounding the use of force, and gain confidence in their ability to get their weapon into the fight, and retain it in a deadly force encounter.  Additionally, they will learn techniques for defending and disarming against handguns when unarmed or unable to access their weapon. 

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Intermediate, Combatives / Less Lethal, Concealed Carry Training, Legal Aspects for Use of Force / Avoidance, USCCA Courses

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What to Bring:

Comfortable Clothes (Range Attire is Appropriate)



Concealment/Carry Holster (Optional)

Inert Training Weapons will be provided