Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Outline

U.S.C.C.A. certified comprehensive class on this topic and skill sets.

  • Developing a Personal & Home Protection Plan
    • How Common is Violent Crime in the United States?
    • Why is Conflict Avoidance So Important?
    • Situational Awareness
    • The Color Codes of Awareness
    • Action Versus Reaction
    • Observing Our Environment
    • Planning for Home Security
    • Mental Exercises
    • How a Concealed Carry Permit Fits

  • Self Defense Firearm Basics
    • Four Universal Safety Rules
    • Properly Clearing Semi-Automatics and Revolvers
    • Additional Safety Considerations
    • Double Action vs. Single Action
    • Detailed Revolver and Semi-Automatic Explanations
    • Handgun Sizes and Weights
    • Pros and Cons of Different Handgun Options
    • Ammunition and Ballistic Basics
    • Ammunition & Semi-Automatic Malfunctions and their Clearance
    • An Introduction to Home Defense Shotguns, and the AR-15 Platform
    • Tasers and Pepper Spray
  • Shooting Fundamentals
    • Muscle Memory Explained
    • Proper Grip
    • Stance or “Shooting Platform”
    • Point Shooting
    • Flash Sight Picture
    • Sighted Fire
    • Trigger Control
  • The Legal Use of Force
    • Reviewing the Legal Definitions of
    • Reasonable Force and Deadly Force
    • Understanding the Use of Force Continuum
    • A Detailed Walkthrough of the Four Pillars for Justifying the Use of Deadly Force
    • How Defense in the Home Differs from Outside the Home
    • Defending Property
  • Violent Encounters and Their Aftermath
    • Understanding Fight or Flight
    • The Physiological Reactions Associated with Extreme Stress
    • Issuing Commands and Reviewing Our Options
    • When We’re Left With No Other Choice
    • When the Right to Use Deadly Force Ends
    • The Immediate Aftermath
    • Dealing With the Police
  • Gear and Gadgets
    • Explaining Holster Retention
    • Types of Holsters Including Inside the Waistband, Outside the Waistband,
    • Pocket Holsters, Satchel Holstes, Purse
    • Holsters and More
    • Other Gear Including Belts, Tactical Flashlights, Mounted Lights, Night Sights, and Lasers
    • Gun Safes and Storage
  • Basic & Advanced Skills
    • Muscle Memory Revisited
    • Properly and Safely Conducting Dry Fire Exercises
    • Self-Led and Instructor-Led Range Exercises from Beginner to Expert
    • Drawing from the Holster
    • Flashlight Hold Options
    • Getting your Spouse Involved
    • Raising Kids around Guns
    • What’s Next?

Watch for this class !  ( I should be up and running by April, 2022 as a certified instructor with this material and ready to share it with all of you)

I’ve already completed the online course requirement and am waiting for the Person/Person portion of the class at end of March !