These courses build on the fundamentals of our Handgun Permit Class. They focus on Marksmanship, Gun Handling and Fighting Mindset. Each class will reinforce previous skills learned and introduce new skills and problems to solve.


Defensive Handgun Level 2

Level 2 Training will include:

Proper defensive mindset, personal tactics, and more
Quick review of shooting fundamentals
Ready positions
Effectively presenting the pistol from a holster
High speed accuracy at close ranges
Rapid reloading techniques
Fixing malfunctions rapidly and reliably
Movement skills, including effectively engaging targets on the move
Weapon retention/Shooting techniques
Effective scanning techniques for locating additional threats

Prerequisite:
A Handgun Carry Permit or similar class from an approved school

Level 2 Course Requirements:

  • Min. 300 rounds of factory ammo (no reloads)

  • Appropriate pistol

  • At least three magazines

  • Quality holster

  • Suitable belt

  • Magazine carrier

  • Eye and ear protection

This is an 8 hour course. Classes are held at our private range near Franklin, TN.  Location and directions will be given upon successful registration.


Defensive Handgun Level 3

Level 3 Training will include:

Situational Awareness - Practical Application Exercises
Rapid presentation from concealment
Getting Hits Faster at close ranges
Shooting effectively with one hand, with either hand
Precision shooting at mid-ranges
Movement skills, including effectively engaging threats on the move
Shooting from cover
Effectively engage multiple targets
Proper After Action Assessment

Prerequisite:
A Handgun Carry Permit or similar class from an approved school.
Completion of Level 2 class or similar training from an approved school.

Level 3 Course Requirements:

  • Min. 400 rounds of factory ammo (no reloads)

  • Appropriate pistol

  • At least three magazines

  • Quality holster

  • Suitable belt

  • Magazine carrier

  • Concealment garment

  • Eye and ear protection

This is an 8 hour course. Classes are held at our private range near Franklin, TN.  Location and directions will be given upon successful registration.


Defensive Handgun Level 4

Level 4 Training will include:

Gunshot Wound/Trauma Care Primer
Precision shooting at mid-ranges
Disability Drills, including drawing and reloading with either hand
Working with a partner
Low light firing techniques

Prerequisite:
A Handgun Carry Permit or similar class from an approved school.
Completion of Level 3 class or similar training from an approved school.

Level 4 Course Requirements:

  • Min. 400 rounds of factory ammo (no reloads)

  • Appropriate pistol

  • At least three magazines

  • Quality holster

  • Suitable belt

  • Magazine carrier

  • Concealment garment

  • Eye and ear protection

This is an 8 hour course. Classes are held at our private range near Franklin, TN.  Location and directions will be given upon successful registration.


2 Day Defensive Pistol SKILLS

This class will combine all the skill sets from Handgun 2 & 3 and include low light skills. The two day format allows the student to progress much faster. Skills are developed and retained better through longer instructor supervision and repetition. This is our best solution to building solid self defense skills quickly.

Training will include:

Proper defensive mindset, personal tactics, and practical application   
Quick review of shooting fundamentals
Ready positions
Rapid presentation from concealment
High speed accuracy at close ranges
Rapid reloading techniques
Precision shooting at mid-ranges
Fixing malfunctions rapidly and reliably
Shooting effectively with one hand, with either hand
Movement skills, including effectively engaging targets on the move
Weapon retention/Shooting techniques
Shooting from cover
Effectively engage multiple targets
Effective scanning techniques for locating additional threats
Low light firing techniques

Prerequisite:
A Handgun Carry Permit or similar class from an approved school.

2 Day Defensive Pistol Course Requirements:

  • Min. 800 rounds of factory ammo (no reloads)

  • Appropriate pistol

  • At least three magazines

  • Quality holster

  • Suitable belt

  • Magazine carrier

  • Concealment garment

  • Eye and ear protection

This is a 16-20 hour course over a 2 day format.
Classes are held at our private range near Franklin, TN.  Location and directions will be given upon successful registration.