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Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals

Basic - An opportunity for individuals that want to develop their self defense skills in order to be prepared for the worst case scenario

Duration: 6 Hours Classroom, 2+ Hours Range Time



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Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. The course is a complete guide to understanding conflict avoidance and situational awareness; home security and home defense; handgun, shotgun and AR-15 basics; shooting fundamentals; the physiology of violent encounters; the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.

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Topics Covered

  • conflict avoidance and situational awareness
  • home security and home defense
  • handgun, shotgun and AR-15 basics
  • shooting fundamentals
  • the physiology of violent encounters
  • The legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath
  • a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training

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Expectations and Outcomes

This course covers everything required by the State of Ohio to qualify for a CHL (Concealed Handgun License). Once this course is complete TO STANDARD you will be able to schedule an appointment through your county's Sherrif Department to conduct a background check in order to clear you for your CHL.

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Basic, Concealed Carry Training, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Required Documents:
- Bring your state issued ID (Driver's Licence)

NOTE: 5 Reasons You Will Be Denied a Concealed Handgun License

  1. You are subject to a restraining order, protection order, anti-harassment order or any other order prohibiting contact with a person or prohibiting possessing a firearm
    • Be aware that many family law cases involving divorce incorporate a restraining order that prohibit possessing a firearm.
  2. You have ever been committed to a mental institution or deemed mentally defective.
  3. You have a felony conviction in this State or elsewhere. Vacating the conviction may help the approval process for your CHL application.
  4. You have unlawfully used a controlled substance within the past year.
  5. You have a convictions for any of the following crimes committed by one family member against another:
    • Assault IV
    • Coercion
    • Stalking
    • Reckless Endangerment
    • Criminal Trespass in the first degree
    • Violation of the provisions of a protection order or no-contact order restraining the person or excluding the person from the residence

The instructor requires a copy of your Government Issued ID once you register.

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Packing List:

  • Handgun
  • Ammunition - 50 rounds of appropriate ammunition for your handgun - NO RELOADS
  • Extra Magazines if available
  • Magazine Pouch if available
  • Eye & Ear Protection (we recommend the electronic ear protection)
  • Quality Holster
  • Close-toed Shoes
  • Rain Gear
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch
  • Water / Beverage
  • Pen & Notebook