Defensive Carry Training

Defensive Carry Training

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Responsible Firearm Use.

Safety & Protection Planning.

New class available

Developing a Personal & Home Protection Plan

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For small or large groups at your location!

1-hour class, appropriate for all ages.


We cannot plan when, or where violence and crime might occur.

However, we can and should plan how to avoid and mitigate violent encounters.

Developing a personal and home protection plan is a key component of avoiding or escaping potential threats.


An affordable, single rate will be arranged for your entire group.



Student testimonials

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Protect yourself, and those you love.

In the classroom...

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Conveniently located at the Illinois/Indiana border in the V.F.W. Hall, 2125 Gettler St.

Dyer, Indiana

or, at your location!

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Our complete classes can be brought right to your own church, business, home, club, organization, or neighborhood group.

USCCA Curriculum

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United States Concealed Carry Association

is a Midwest-based organization

providing exemplary training materials

for responsible firearm ownership

and defensive use.

Courses Available

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Firearms Courses

From the first steps to the more advanced skills,

our courses equip you 

for responsible defensive firearm ownership,

to protect yourself, the ones you love,

and those under your care.

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Countering the Mass Shooter Threat

A comprehensive training course 

for every house of worship, school, business, and family.

Designed to give the information needed to identify, reduce, control, and eliminate tragic incidents of violence.

Available at your own location, or in our classroom.

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Illinois Certified CCL Training

Providing the required 16-hour training necessary for your Illinois CCL application.

Also available is the 3-hour refresher course to renew your CCL prior to it expiring.

Meet your instructor

Daniel Nicholson

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Upcoming Classes

Private groups can be reserved for our Dyer classroom!

Event Details

Private groups can be reserved for our Dyer classroom!

If you have a group or family that would like to reserve a classroom and time for your very own, contact us to schedule a date.

LINKS TO FULL CALENDAR AND HOW TO BOOK

Event Details

LINKS TO FULL CALENDAR AND HOW TO BOOK

A full calendar of classes can be found HERE.


Bookings for classes may be made HERE.

Friday, 03/13/2020 & Saturday 03/14/2020

Certified Instructor certification course

8:30am - 6:00pm

Springhill Suites hotel 1448 E 191st St., Westfield, IN

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Friday, 03/13/2020 & Saturday 03/14/2020

Certified Instructor certification course

Obtain this valuable certification to start your own instruction business, or to bolster your current teaching abilities 

with the outstanding USCCA certified instructor curriculum.

Upon successfully completing this course, you will become a USCCA Certified Instructor, uniquely authorized to teach the USCCA course, Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals.

8:30am - 6:00pm

Springhill Suites hotel 1448 E 191st St., Westfield, IN

Wednesday 03/18/2020

Home Defense

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Dyer V.F.W. Hall 2125 Gettler St., Dyer, IN

Event Details

Wednesday 03/18/2020

Home Defense

This course equips you in firearms abilities, home security, knowledge of laws, and the aftermath of violent encounters.  This course covers much of the same fundamentals that are taught in Basic Handgun,  but then builds with more specifics regarding firearms and home defense issues. $65 per student.

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Dyer V.F.W. Hall 2125 Gettler St., Dyer, IN

Wednesday evenings 04/01/2020 04/08/2020 04/15/2020 04/22/2020

Illinois 16-hour Concealed Carry training

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Dyer V.F.W. Hall 2125 Gettler St., Dyer, IN

Event Details

Wednesday evenings 04/01/2020 04/08/2020 04/15/2020 04/22/2020

Illinois 16-hour Concealed Carry training

Using the exceptional USCCA training material, you receive professionally produced curriculum to provide the most thorough education you can find.
Course includes the 270-page USCCA textbook Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals by author Michael Martin.
The Illinois CCL class will bring to you all of the same topics as covered in the core Concealed Carry class.The following areas, mandated by the Illinois State Police, are addressed:

  • Firearm safety
  • Basic principles of marksmanship
  • Care, cleaning, loading, and unloading of a concealed firearm
  • All applicable State and Federal laws relating to the ownership, storage, carry, and transportation of a firearm
  • Weapon handling

At the conclusion of your training, and successful completion of the shooting qualification, you will receive the appropriate documentation necessary to complete your application with the State of Illinois.

$185 per student.

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Dyer V.F.W. Hall 2125 Gettler St., Dyer, IN

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Contact Us

Reach out here with our question or interest, or call 219-513-3212

If  you have questions about our  programs, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Defensive Carry Training

2225 Great Lakes Drive #177, Dyer, Indiana 46311

(219) 513-3212