All courses can be completed in a private session, custom coursework available.
Handgun Essentials 1- IL Concealed Carry (FOID card not required)
This 2-day course is designed to take someone who has never touched a handgun and begin to prepare you for the fight of your life. You will learn proper safety, nomenclature, maintenance, shooting, and the essentials of fighting with a handgun. Be prepared for 4hrs on the range. There will be time set aside at the end of class for those wishing to qualify for Illinois concealed carry permit as well as cover the IL specific legal portion. Firearm rentals available.
Handgun Essentials 2-
This 1-day course combines 4hrs of classroom and 4hrs on a private range. It picks up where Handgun Essentials 1 leaves off. The course covers movement, cover/ concealment, and more. Prior instruction beyond Concealed Carry required.
So You’ve Been Shot-
The In Defense of Life package is an all in one primer on self-defense. This course is approximately 40hrs long and designed to take place in your home, but can be done in the Chicago classroom. The course includes Handgun Essentials 1 & 2, So you’ve been shot, Long gun intros, Justified use of force and includes 4hrs on a private range. Coursework can be customized. Begin to develop your complete home and self-defense plan.
The above classes are our most popular. We also offer Defensive Revolver, Intro to the AR-15, Intro to Defensive Shotgun, Justified Use of Force, and NRA Basic Pistol on a request basis.