(Classroom & Range)


DURATION: 8 hours

COST: $250

(Class Size Limited)

Course topics include: Firearm Safety (Mandatory for State of Oregon), Pistol Nomenclature and Selecting a Pistol for Self-Defense, Ammunition Knowledge and Defensive Ammunition Selection, Basic Defensive Pistol Skills, Drawing from Concealment, Loading and Stoppage Remediation, Carry Modes and Pistol Concealment, Mindset/Responding to an Attack and the Aftermath, Oregon Gun Laws.

Additionally, students will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor.

Students will receive class notes, take a Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate bearing the signature of the NRA Secretary and your NRA Certified Instructor.


  • Notepad & writing utensil

  • Quality Pistol appropriate for concealed carry:  Semi-auto (preferred) or Double Action revolver

  • Quality Strong side hip holster that covers trigger/trigger guard (IWB or OWB).   No Serpa or Serpa-style holsters allowed.

  • Belt sturdy enough to hold firearm and magazines/magazine pouches

  • 300 rounds of quality factory ammunition (No reloads of any kind!)

  • Minimum 3 magazines or 5 speed loaders

  • Appropriate pouches for spare magazines/speed loaders

  • Clothing appropriate for concealed carry including a cover garment

  • Baseball-style hat

  • Eye protection

  • Hearing protection (Electronic strongly recommended)

  • Packed lunch, snacks, drinks