• June 30, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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We do cover shooting fundamentals in this course, but it is mandatory that you have some prior knowledge and shooting experience before signing up for our ICC course. This course is not a learn how to shoot course, it's more of a learn how not to shoot course. Louisiana does have a shooting qualification requirement, and it's this that mostly makes up the time at the range.  Our Intro to Defensive Handguns course is a much better option for learning how to use firearms defensively as a new student. We also offer private training sessions that better prepare students for concealed carry. Please contact us if you’re interested in signing up for this course and a private training session at a discounted rate. 

Topics Include:

  • Safety
  • Defensive handgun types, nomenclature
  • Defensive firearms ammunition
  • Holsters and holster presentation
  • Awareness
  • Avoidance
  • De-Escalation
  • Should vs. Could
  • Louisiana’s laws on using force
  • Regulations surrounding the permit
  • Alternative force options
  • Storage and access prevention
  • Defensive shooting fundamentals
  • The importance of firearm cleaning
  • Concealed carry considerations
  • The aftermath of using a firearm in self-defense

Required gear for each shooter:

  • Defensive Handgun with 2 mags for semi-autos
  • 50 rounds of ammo
  • Hearing and eye protection.
  • The range gets dirty at times after rain, please bring shoes that you will not get upset if they get dirty.
  • You may bring a lunch or pick up something from one of the fast-food type places nearby




Virtual course details:
I will email out a video-conferencing link and password in the days leading up to the training course.

– You must have a camera and microphone active at all times during class time in order to receive credit for this course. A tablet, laptop, or phone will all work, but a hardwired device can provide a more solid internet connection. If you do not have one, please reach out ASAP.

– To avoid cellular data usage, make sure you’re connected to your wireless or wired how network.

– Please do your best to stay in a private area away from other distractions, family members, or noises.

– Breaks will be provided, but you must refrain from stepping away from the class otherwise. If you need to step away, please send a private message to the instructor explaining the situation.

–  Zoom has a test link set up so that you can test your connection and equipment prior to the course. Please use this if you’re not familiar with using Zoom. https://zoom.us/test . If your camera and audio are not both working, then you will not be able to get credit for the class time.