Our Courses_ 

Illinois Concealed Carry Course_


Definitely not your run-of-the-mill "this is how I shoot a gun" course! We strive to bring you collegiate-level training with proven skills and tactics. Whether you are an experienced shooter, or even if you've never held a handgun before, this course is designed for you! You will learn firearm handling techniques that are specific to your body mechanics in order to improve your current firearm-handling skills, or simply to gain confidence in your ability to safely handle a firearm and to employ effective, defensive shooting should the need arise. This course NOW INCLUDES our acclaimed Home Defense/Family Security AND Emergency First Aid AND Active Shooter Response training! This course is presented in an almost stress-free environment to improve learning opportunities. Course fee includes textbook, class notes, & range fee. If you do not have a concealable handgun to bring to our class, there is no need to worry! As part of your training, you will have the complimentary use of an appropriately sized Glock 9mm (or .380 Auto/.38SP revolver) handgun to train and qualify with  at the range.

(This course is open to everyone ages 12+ and a Valid FOID is required for the range portion only.)

Emergency Trauma Care Course_

This is the course is designed specifically for anyone that would like to learn the necessary life-saving strategies to survive the lethal-force encounter. We feel that this knowledge is critical for everyone, but especially the Concealed Carry License holder. This course is based on the TCCC-AC and covers in detail, the first-aid treatment of massive hemorrhage (from gun shot wounds, knife-inflicted wounds, etc) and the hierarchy of life-saving actions for wounds to every vital region of the human body.  This course is 3 hours in duration and consists of lecture and hands-on activities related to each emergency trauma strategy presented. This course is presented in a low-stress environment to improve learning opportunities for each participant. Course fee includes instruction, class notes, and discounts on emergency trauma gear presented in the classroom. Previous first aid training IS NOT required! Each strategy will be presented from the fundamental to the advance aspects. 

Instructors are licensed by the Illinois State Medical Licensing Board.

Due to the nature of this course, there WILL be graphic topics and visual aids as necessary to accomplish the proper learning (barf-bags are included in the course fee...).

(This course is open to everyone ages 12+. Parents, please be mindful of your child's personality/sensitivity PRIOR to enrolling your child)

Course fee is $100 per participant. This course requires a minimum class size, please contact us for more info!

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