Firearms Training for the Chillicothe, Ohio area
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Ohio CCW Training

Cost: $90.00 SUMMER SPECIAL!!! Limited Time

This is a true CCW class not an NRA Basic Class! This class will
exceed ORC 2923.125(G)(1) and 2923.125(G)(2) per Ohio Law.

SelfDefense Law Seminar

Cost: $100.00

Brad (our instructor) has studied and successfully completed advanced training under
the renowned criminal defense attorney Andrew Branca. Brad is one of
a very select group of SelfDefense Firearms Instructors to complete
this rigorous training throughout the United States. Andrew is a
Firearms Instructor, Attorney, Author, and Expert in use of force law.

The material covered in this class will greatly exceed information
covered in any Ohio Concealed Carry class. If you carry a firearm to
prevent becoming a victim of violent crime I strongly encourage you to
take this training. Don’t rely on opinions of untrained instructors.

  • Complete and detailed overview of Ohio SelfDefense Law.
  • Understanding and applying the Five Elements of Self-Defense:
    Avoidance, Innocence, Imminence, Proportionality, and Reasonableness.
  • A thorough understanding of the criminal investigation steps from
    start to finish and when they really start.
  • Learning key strategies to help protect against the most common
    legal vulnerabilities.
  • Learning how to minimize your vulnerability to prosecution and civil
    suit in a SelfDefense use of force.
  • Understanding how a prosecutor will challenge your SelfDefense claim.
  • Understanding the high legal risks of defending other people.
  • Understand what “Stand-Your-Ground,” the “Castle Doctrine,” and
    “Rebuttable Presumption” mean.
  • Understanding the elements of Ability, Opportunity, and Jeopardy.
  • Common SelfDefense Myths.

 

NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course

Cost: $125.00

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 Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course

Cost: $275.00

Teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for
avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and
responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the
home.
More Details: Prerequisite: This course is for adult individuals who
are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by
applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and
possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of
Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also
understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in
self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety
rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive
situations. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have
the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA
Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course Certificate, or by
passing the pre-course evaluation. Description: The course is divided
into two levels. Level one is nine-hours and offers the essential
knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store,
and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection
outside the home. Students spend several hours on the range and shoot
approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one. Upon
completion, students may choose to attend level two, which is an
additional five hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of
ammunition learning advanced shooting skills. Time and ammunition
requirements are minimum, and may be exceeded. Students will receive
the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home
handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and appropriate (level
one/level two) course completion certificates(s)
Note: Lesson III: Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of
Self-Defense, of the Personal Protection In and Outside The Home
Courses 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, 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 Defensive Pistol

Cost: $175.00

Teaches the knowledge, skills, and attitude to carry and use a
concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence.
More Details: The NRA Defensive Pistol Course will focus on the
techniques needed to develop a defensive mindset. The goal of the
course will be to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude
necessary to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly,
and with confidence. As a result of participating in this course, the
student will be able to explain and demonstrate the following: How to
apply the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling when carrying a concealed
firearm, basic principles of concealment, the difference between cover
and concealment, drawing from the holster, levels of mental awareness,
developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal
protection, clearing common stoppages, use of pocket pistols, and
more. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal
Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure
and the NRA Defensive Pistol certificate. This course is only
conducted by NRA Certified Advanced Pistol Instructors.

NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® Seminars

Cost: CALL FOR PRICING

Teaches strategies people can integrate into their everyday lives to
avoid becoming a victim of crime.
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.

NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course

Cost: $125.00

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 Basic Rifle Shooting Course

Cost: $150

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-NMLRA Basic Muzzleloading Shooting Course

Cost: $175.00

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the
safe and efficient use of a muzzleloading guns.
More Details: Instructors may focus the course on one specific
discipline or a combination of disciplines. The course is a minimum of
12 hours in length and includes classroom instruction and time on a
range shooting either muzzleloading rifle, muzzleloading shotgun,
muzzleloading pistol, or a selected combination of these disciplines.
More Details: Instructors may focus the course on one specific
discipline or a combination of disciplines. The course is a minimum of
12 hours in length and includes classroom instruction and time on a
range shooting either muzzleloading rifle, muzzleloading shotgun,
muzzleloading pistol, or a selected combination of these disciplines.

NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course

Cost: $125.00

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and
proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target.
More Details: This course is at least ten-hours long and includes
classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving
targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun
parts and operation; shotgun shell components; shotgun shell
malfunctions; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting at straight
away and angled targets; cleaning; and continued opportunities for
skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun
Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA
Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Shotgun Shooting
Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.