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NYS 18 Hour Concealed Carry & Home Defense Class

Basic - Class satisfies requirements to apply for a NYS concealed carry permit

Duration: 16 Hours Class 2 Hours Live Fire Range



Philip Simonis

Instructor Bio

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now March 25 Saturday
2 Day Class
Poughkeepsie, NY
2 - 10 Students 8AM- 5PM then 8AM-7PM Philip Simonis Space Available target icon


Lessons: - Developing a Personal and Home Protection Plan - Self-Defense Firearms Basics - Shooting Fundamentals - Gear and Gadgets - The Legal Use of Force - Violent Encounters and the Aftermath - Basic and Advanced Skills Other topics covered: Personal Safety, Handgun Safety, Handgun Fundamentals, Handgun Operation, Handgun Selection, Physiological Reactions to Violent Encounters Over 1 million students have taken the U.S. Concealed Carry Association’s course offerings across the nation. Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive classroom course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. If you are new to handguns, this is a great introduction to everything you need to know to start your self-protection journey. This course is a complete guide to understanding the basics of firearms ownership, safety, and nomenclature, and how it applies to home- or self-defense. After this class, students will feel confident to act as their family’s first line of defense in the event of a home invasion or other critical incident. [Learn More About the Concealed Carry and Home Defense Curriculum.](

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Topics Covered

This course satisfies the requirments as prescribed by the new Concealed Carry Improvement Act

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Expectations and Outcomes

Will receive proof of training certifcate

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Basic, CCW, USCCA Courses

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A separate fee of $75 is required for range time, and ammunition costs. Textbook is a separate fee of $39.99.

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