Non-Lethal Self Defense

Basic - You don’t have to use a gun to defend yourself or become a hand-to-hand combat expert. You do need to learn the real secrets of self-defense and how to use a less than lethal method to defend yourself.

Duration: 4 Hours



Mark Villafane

Instructor Bio

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A layered approach to self-defense is a must, even if you are a gun owner. You might be surprised to learn that you are always armed. This class will show you how to use whatever tools are available to you. In addition, you will learn the use of a defensive pen (an easy to carry tactical pen) and understand and correctly deploy pepper spray. This class is appropriate for ages 14+. Components of this class will include hands-on drills, types of impact weapons, which are effective, and the importance of mobility in any attack situation. Emphasis will be placed on avoidance, deterrence, and the need to escape an attack. Legal issues will be discussed as well.

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Topics Covered

The non-lethal defense course instructs the student in the effective use of pepper sprays as an option to deadly force. Students learn what Pepper Spray is and the effects of Pepper Spray, Florida Law regarding its use and possession, Pepper Spray Fundamentals including how to choose, how to carry, deployment techniques, discharge techniques and use against multiple assailants. 

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Expectations and Outcomes

You will also learn the most important weapon in your arsenal and it’s FREE. It is your brain!

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Documentation Requirements

Any state ID is accepted.

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

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Everything is provided in this course. Included with course is an inert spray unit provided for training and an active Pepper Spray Unit for immediate protection.