May 6, 20195 hoursRange Time: 2 hours
Gun Rentals AvailableAge: 12 & older

USCCA: Basic Defensive Handgun

This course is designed to introduce new and beginner shooters to handguns as defensive tools. It is suitable for those new to handguns, or to experienced handgun owners who wish to develop their handgun skills in a defensive direction. It covers semi-automatic pistols and modern revolvers. It may be taken by children aged at least 12 years.

Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals

Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. The course is a complete guide to understanding conflict avoidance and situational awareness; home security and home defense; handgun, shotgun and AR-15 basics; shooting fundamentals; the physiology of violent encounters; the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.

What You Will Receive

  • Certificate of Completion

What To Bring

  • Brimmed Hat
  • Close-toed Shoes
  • Lunch
  • Water / Beverage

What Is Provided

  • Handgun
  • Revolver
  • Ammunition
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Water / Beverage


This is a beginner-level course, designed specifically for people who may never have handled a firearm before. You should bring note-taking material, and a light lunch. Most importantly, you should bring a positive, safety-orientated attitude, and a willingness to learn about handguns as defensive tools. We encourage you to bring your own handguns, as well as 50 rounds of store-bought, factory-loaded, ammunition. Handguns and ammunition will be provided for those who do not have their own.

Our Instructors

Frank Liso, President of CTD is a life- long hunter and shooting sports enthusiast. He is a SASS Single Action Shooting Society member and regularly shoots in monthly matches. He is an NRA and USCCA instructor. CTD’s mission is to provide the highest quality Firearms Training we possibly can. Frank is constantly upgrading his own training and education in order to bring you the most recent training methods, know-how, and tools and information available.

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