Training & Classes

Essential Home Defense Skills Module 1

Who should attend this course

Defensively minded individuals who are interested in learning more about safe, responsible, and effective home defense, and have completed one of the following:

Course Description

Learn about making a home defense plan, assess your home’s vulnerabilities and how to mitigate them, learn about various types of home defense weapons, and practice basic shooting techniques for home defense. 

Learn the basic competencies to effectively defend your home.

What To Bring
  • Handgun or pistol caliber carbine 
  • 100 rounds of ammunition
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Clothing that is safe to shoot in, crew neck shirts, close-toed shoes, tight fitting wrap around eye protection and/or a baseball cap to deflect spent brass away from the eyes

Course Info




Course Length

5 Hours


Lesson Topics

Lesson 1 – Home security inspection checklist

Lesson 2 – Home defense planning

Lesson 3 – Relevant use of force considerations

Lesson 4 – Mental exercises and mental mapping

Lesson 5 Contacting emergency services/what to do when the police arriv

Lesson 6 –Home defense firearm selection considerations

Lesson 7 –Cover/concealment, what it is, what it isn’t, and how to use it to our advantage

Lesson 8 –Basic armed home defense tactics

Lesson 9 –Basic shooting techniques relevant to home defense scenarios


Private class can be arranged for groups of 5 or more. 

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