DEFENSIVE SHOTGUN

COURSE TITLE: DEFENSIVE SHOTGUN
COST: $300
AGE: 18 OR OLDER
PRESENTED: QUATERLY
COURSE DURATION: 8 HOURS

This entry-level course begins with an emphasis on the fundamentals of shotgun operation and then transitions to defensive application. During the 8-hour class, participants will learn:

  • Safe handling of a shotgun
  • Proper loading and unloading
  • Carry positions
  • Firing stances
  • Reloading
  • Malfunction clearances
  • Defensive shotgun applications
  • Deployment of a shotgun

PRE-REQUISITES: NONE

DCF-PROVIDED MATERIALS:

  • Student Handout
  • Targets

STUDENT –PROVIDED MATERIALS:

  • Functional shotgun…20 gauge or higher…sling attached.
  • Eye/ear protection
  • Ammunition…100 ROUNDS BUCKSHOT, 25 ROUNDS SLUG, SHELL CARRIER

SHOTGUNS MAY BE PURCHASED AT DCF…EYE/EAR PROTECTION, AND/OR AMMUNITION MAY BE PURCHASED AT DCF

REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM

COURSE TITLE: REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM
COST: FREE
AGE: 13 OR OLDER
PRESENTED: MONTHLY
COURSE DURATION: 4 HOURS

This is a NRA-sponsored course which participants can use to increase awareness and prevent violent confrontations. THIS IS NOT A FIREARMS CLASS, rather; it is an interactive seminar-styled presentation featuring topics such as:

  • Self-Defense Training Options
  • Personal Safety Devices
  • Personal and technological Security
  • Automobile and Travel security
  • Home and Phone security
  • Psychology of the Criminal Mind
  • Review of the Threat

Also discussed is development of a Personal (Family) Safety Plan for use in the home and when out in public places. Most importantly, development of the proper ATTITUDE for survival in a “street engagement” is brought into focus.

The NRA provides a supplemental workbook with over 80 pages of material for this seminar. This is a great introductory course for those interested in learning tools and skill sets to consider for Self-Defense options. THIS IS NOT A FIREARMS CLASS. No active training takes place throughout this course.

PRE-REQUISITES: NONE

DCF – PROVIDED MATERIALS:

  • NRA Workbook

STUDENT –PROVIDED MATERIALS

  • OPEN MIND

WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE

COURSE TITLE: WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE
COST: FIRST SESSION FREE – $15 PER SESSION OR $50 PER MONTH
AGE: 10 OR OLDER
COURSE DURATION: 45 MINUTES

A course exclusive to DCF, W/S-D begins with an introduction to threat concerns and situational awareness development techniques and proceeds to tactical training in basic combatives to bring to bear in the event of a deadly assault. Designed to address personal protections aspects specific to women, the sessions proceed from a basic foundation of “hand-to-hand” tactics to neutralizing multiple threats. Presentations involving lethal and non-lethal weapons use and disarmament, ATTITUDE training, and threat detection techniques are included in this well-rounded approach to personal safety planning for females.

THIS IS NOT A FIREARMS CLASS

PRE-REQUISITES: NONE

DCF – PROVIDED MATERIALS:

  • Student Handout

STUDENT –PROVIDED MATERIALS:

  • ATTITUDE

PERSONAL PROTECTION IN THE HOME

COURSE TITLE: PERSONAL PROTECTION IN THE HOME
COST: $200
AGE: 10 OR OLDER
PRESENTED: QUATERLY
COURSE DURATION: 8 HOURS

FBI statistics indicate that a home invasion now takes place approximately every 9 minutes across the nation. This course is presented by the NRA and features an in-depth look at how to defend your home against attacks by strangers inclined to theft, violence, and more. In the 8-hour session, participants will be presented with:

  • Introduction to Personal Protection in the Home
  • Basic Defensive Pistol Skills
  • Legal aspects of defense of the home with firearms
  • Home Safety Strategies
  • Response to violent confrontations
  • Selection of a pistol for Self-Defense
  • Course review and examination

Defensive pistol skills are taught in the classroom and then practiced in the DCF indoor Range facility.

An additional – and exclusive feature presented by DCF – is the inclusion of SimTech – shooting with simulator-adapted handguns on static targets. This system – pioneered by DCF – gives the participant the opportunity to learn proper stance, grip, and shooting fundamentals in a safe, controlled environment.

PRE-REQUISITES: NONE

DCF – PROVIDED MATERIALS:

  • NRA Handbook

STUDENT –PROVIDED MATERIALS

  • Handgun
  • Ammunition: 100 ROUNDS BALL AMMUNITION MINIMUM
  • EYE/EAR protection
  • HANDGUNS MAY BE RENTED OR PURCHASED AT DCF…EYE/EAR PROTECTION, AND/OR AMMUNITION MAY BE PURCHASED AT DCF

PERSONAL PROTECTION OUTSIDE THE HOME

COURSE TITLE: PERSONAL PROTECTION OUTSIDE THE HOME
COST: $300
AGE: 10 OR OLDER
PRESENTED: QUATERLY
COURSE DURATION: 14 HOURS

This is a 2 day, 14 hour class which provides a comprehensive overview of the knowledge, skills, and attitude required for avoidance of dangerous confrontations, as well as safe and responsible use of a concealed handgun for protection of self and loved ones. This is a two level course:

LEVEL 1 (BASIC): 9 hours; skill sets for mastering carry, storage, and use of a firearm for personal protection in the public arena…safe firearms handling and proper tactical mindset is also presented in Level 1

LEVEL 2 (ADVANCED): 5 additional hours involving the training of advanced shooting skills. Also in Level 2, a qualified instructor discusses the various facets of legal concerns when using a firearm for protection outside of the home.

Defensive pistol skills are taught in the classroom and then practiced in the DCF Indoor Range facility.

An additional – and exclusive feature presented by DCF – is the inclusion of SimTech – shooting with simulator-adapted handguns on static targets. This system – pioneered by DCF – gives the participant the opportunity to learn proper stance, grip, and shooting fundamentals in a safe, controlled environment.

PRE-REQUISITES: NONE

DCF – PROVIDED MATERIALS:

  • NRA Handbook

STUDENT –PROVIDED MATERIALS

  • Handgun, holster
  • Ammunition: 100 ROUNDS BALL AMMUNITION MINIMUM
  • EYE/EAR protection
  • HANDGUNS MAY BE RENTED OR PURCHASED AT DCF…EYE/EAR PROTECTION, HOLSTER(S) AND/OR AMMUNITION MAY BE PURCHASED AT DCF