Concealed Carry Fundamentals (8 Hours)

Training Location: Vero Beach, FL Training Facility (Click for Map)

This course is an introduction to universally accepted fundamental techniques, tactics, & procedures of “defensive” gun fighting with a handgun. It will cover a broad range of concepts in a short time period. All shooting is done with UTM converted weapons. Some courses of fire are force on target, while others are force on force. All UTM ammo is included and personal protective equipment will be provided. Upon completion, a certificate will be issued that meets Florida State requirements for Concealed Weapon Permit eligibility.


Topics include:

  • Basic Human Anatomy
  • Terminal Ballistics
  • Intermediate Barriers & Over Penetration
  • Emergency Medicine / Trauma Brief
  • Gear Selection & Placement
  • Life (Firearm) Safety Rules
  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship
  • Reactionary Gap
  • Draw and Standards
  • Weapons Limitations / Realities of Extreme Close Quarters Fighting
  • Post Engagement Sequences
  • Target Discrimination Process
  • Physiological Effects of Combat
  • Situational Awareness
  • Cooper’s Color Codes
  • OODA Loop
  • Fighting Mindset
  • Proper Use of Cover/Concealment
  • Proper Use of White Light
  • Home Defense Considerations
  • Active Shooter Response
  • Legalities

Equipment Requirements:

  • Closed Toed Shoes
  • Pants (no shorts)
  • Belt
  • Clear Eye Protection
  • Notepad & Writing Utensils

Course Cost – $250

*For any school employees permitted to carry a firearm on school grounds this course is free of charge.