Self-Defense Basics

Basic - The basics of using a firearm for Self-Defense

Duration: 2 hours



Dale Brown

Instructor Bio

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This course cover the basics of using a firearm for self-defense. For safety to selecting the right firearm that will meet your needs, this course covers all the information needed to make an informed decision about this vital pice of equipment. 

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Topics Covered

1)The universal safety rules
2)Clearing handguns
3)Understanding a handgun’s action
4)Understanding revolvers
5)Understanding semi-automatics
6)Which handgun is right for you?
7)Handgun ammunition
9)An introduction to home defense shotguns, and the AR-15 platform
10)Other use of force options

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Expectations and Outcomes

By the end of this course students will have a better understaning of how a firearm can fit into their defense plan. 

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Basic, Concealed Carry Training, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements


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Notepad, pen or pencil, and beverage