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Defensive Decision Making (DDM)

Intermediate - This is a force-on-force concealed carry course.

Duration: 8 hours (classroom & range)



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This is a live fire and SIM/UTM course designed to help you become a better problem solver, in a high stress situation, against attackers in multiple scenarios, using your everyday carry or similar. Different gear is available for rent, if you would like to try what's available before purchasing. This course meets all requirements for a Florida C.C.W permit.

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Topics Covered

  • Situational awareness
  • Principals of conflict resolution and mitigation
  • Escalation and de-escalation of force
  • Mindset
  • How to handle the aftermath of a deadly force encounter


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Expectations and Outcomes

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Advanced, Intermediate, CCW, In Home Defense Training, Other, Scenario Based Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge), Tactical Casualty Care (TCCC / TECC)

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Documentation Requirements

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

The instructor requires a copy of your CCW permit once you register.

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Your everyday carry and 200 rounds of ball ammunition. All other safety gear will be provided. If you would like to try out different everyday carry equipment, we have different kits available.