Conceal Permit / Safety 2 choices
For your State of Florida Conceal Weapons License requirements
It's important to choose the ONE class that fits your needs and expectations. We recommend contacting us for help and to answer your questions.
1 - USCCA - Basic Conceal / Safety Class Cost is $74 plus range fee, 5 hours or more of classroom and shooting range instruction time, ammo cost is extra and is usually about 30 rounds.
2 - NRA (National Rifle Association) Certification This class is a two-step process. We suggest you read the extended information concerning the new NRA Pistol Training Program or call for more information.
Do NOT purchase a weapon for your conceal permit/safety class. One can be provided for a nominal cleaning fee. Instruction will be given during the class to help you purchase your correct weapon.
PLEASE Remember - Call or Email to Register for your class. We will not refuse walk-in students unless unqualified, but strongly encourage registration for everyone's benefit.
Defensive Skills 1
We realize that the basic safety class required for your Conceal Weapons License does not include a confident level of actual range shooting. While it meets the State of Florida requirements, it does not provide much shooting instruction. We recognize that most individuals would prefer more "hands on" shooting time with personal coaching then is provided in the basic required safety class.
This class is about 85% range time and will build the needed confidence for the continuation of your training.
It is designed to take the new or inexperienced shooter to the next level and ensure a level of gun handling confidence that will enhance their learning experience as they continue through advance levels of training.
This will provide you with a very extensive list of dry firing drills as well as range work that will keep your defensive shooting abilities sharp and give you the confidence to expand your training to the next level. You will receive written instruction for your continued training at home and range to prepare for the next level.
This is the most important class you can possibly take to learn the basics of home defense and family protection.
Target shooting is NOT defensive shooting... Learn how to defend yourself and those you care about.
This class is designed as a follow up from our
"Defensive Skills 1" Class... and is available to anyone that already has their conceal permit / license or can show proof of a "pistol safety class" with a certificate of training. Those that have not completed the Defensive Skills 1 class may have difficulty.
Please call for advise.
Classroom time covers a wide range of subjects and discussions concerning life threatening situations, defensive actions, and the application of deadly force.
Range time is dedicated to the basics of true defensive shooting and the tactical applications used in a home environment. This covers basic team applications with other defenders and concerns for children or disabled family members. Due to the fact that the range portion of this class is conducted utilizing Laser Anno, Blank and Man Marking Rounds on a Computer simulator. Inside the student’s home, This class is restricted in size to insure safety and proper instructor/student ratio. All Lasers and Blank rounds are provided by P4. ammunition available. Those that bring their "conceal holster" will receive additional instruction to prepare for the next level of defensive training. Class Cost is $125
NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting
Short Description: The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is a two-part course consisting of an e-learning portion (completed online-in your own timeframe) and a hands-on practical portion conducted at a range under the guidance and supervision of an NRA-Certified Instructor. The course is intended for all regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation.
More Details: Some of the topics in the course include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, selecting and storing a pistol, the fundamentals of shooting, and pistol inspection and maintenance. When you enroll in the online course, you create a personal identification number (PIN). When you successfully complete the course, printing your certificate activates that PIN. The activated PIN allows you to register for the instructor-led training portion of the course. Go to http://www.nrainstructors.org – Find a Course Near You – select NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting – and search.
During the instructor-led-training portion of the course, an NRA Certified Instructor will validate comprehension and application of gun safety rules; range protocol; proper handling; loading and unloading procedures; application of pistol shooting fundamentals; stable shooting positions; live fire; and a final shooting qualification.
NRA FIRST Steps Rifle Orientation
Short Description: Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training — is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers.
More Details: NRA FIRST Steps Rifle is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific rifle action type for classes of four or fewer students. This course is at least three hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific rifle action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular rifle model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the rifle; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, FIRST Steps Course completion certificate.
NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.
More Details: This course is at least 8 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.
NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.
More Details: Prerequisite: This course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm). Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.
Description: This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.
Note: Lesson III of this course: Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this course is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, or a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this course is presented. NRA Certified Instructors may conduct this lesson only if they meet the requirements stated above and then only in their capacity as an attorney, or other state certified individual not in their capacity as an NRA Certified Instructor.
NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course
Short Description: Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.
More Details: This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and a Course Evaluation form.
NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® Seminars
More Details: A complete seminar may last as long as four or five hours and include the entire lesson plan, but a modified seminar may be as short as one or two hours and cover topics that best suit the needs of a particular audience. This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense. Seminars teach common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of, and a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive and easy to follow. The seminar includes classroom instruction on criminal psychology, automobile crimes; cyber safety, home security, and a variety of crime prevention strategies including carjack avoidance techniques, use of personal safety devices, and more. Students receive the Refuse To Be A Victim® student handbook, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® brochure, NRA Become A Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Brochure, Refuse To Be A Victim® Firearms Supplement, and a course completion certificate.