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USCCA Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals

Basic - "WOMEN ONLY" Qualifies for Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL/CCW)

Duration: 8 Hours Minimum

$150.00

Fee

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Available Spaces

There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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Description

Lesson Topics Include:

Lesson One: DEVELOPING A PERSONAL & HOME PROTECTION PLAN   
» Why is Conflict Avoidance so Important?   
» Situational Awareness   
» The Color Codes of Awareness   
» Observing our Environments   
» More on Conflict Avoidance   
» Planning for Home Defense   
» Mental Exercises

Lesson Two: SELF-DEFENSE FIREARMS BASICS   
» Four Universal Safety Rules   
» Properly Clearing Semi-Automatics and Revolvers   
» Additional Safety Considerations   
» Double Action versus Single Action   
» Revolver and Semi-Automatic Examples   
» Other Considerations    
» Ammunition Malfunctions   
» Understanding Ammunition, Ballistics, Take Down Factor, Gauge & Calibers   
» An Introduction to Home Defense Shotguns, and the AR-15 Platform    » Tasers and Pepper Spray

Lesson Three: DEFENSIVE SHOOTING FUNDAMENTALS    » Muscle Memory   
» Proper Grip   
» Stance: Body and Arm Positions   
» Point Shooting   
» Sight Shooting   
» Flash Sight Picture   
» Trigger Control

Lesson Four:  THE LEGAL USE OF FORCE   
» Legal Definitions of Reasonable Force and Deadly Force   
» Understanding the Use of Force Continuum   
» The Legal Use of Deadly Force   
» Defense in the Home   
» Defending Property

Lesson Five:  VIOLENT ENCOUNTERS AND THEIR AFTERMATH   
» Understanding Fight or Flight   
» The Physiological Reactions Associated with Extreme Stress   
» When We’re Left with No Other Choice   
» When the Right to use Deadly Force Ends   
» The Immediate Aftermath   
» Dealing with the Police

Lesson Six:  GEAR AND GADGETS   
» Explaining Holster Retention   
» Types of Holsters   
» Other Gear Including Belts, Lights and Lasers

Lesson Seven:  BASIC AND ADVANCED SKILLS   
» Properly and Safely Conducting Dry Fire Exercises   
» Self-Led and Instructor-Led Range Exercises from Beginner to Expert   
» What’s Next?

Course DOES NOT include ammo or Range fees

A Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Course Completion Certificate will be awarded to all participants who successfully complete the course along with the required additional live fire range. Range time is schedule on a different day.

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Types

Basic, CCW, In Home Defense Training, NRA Courses, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

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

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Requirements

Range fees and ammo extra and paid at the range.

For range time student must have firearm, eye and ear protection and 100 rounds of ammo. Gun rental and ammo are available at range.