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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.

Thursday 10/17/2019

Home Defense

6pm - 10pm

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

Event Details

Thursday 10/17/2019

Home Defense

Interested in building your skills and knowledge about including firearms in the defense of your home? 

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.

6pm - 10pm

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

Thursday 10/24/2019

Basic Handgun

6pm - 9pm

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

Event Details

Thursday 10/24/2019

Basic Handgun

$50 per student

Includes $30 discount toward your next class!

A terrific course for new gun owners, those considering their first gun purchase, or for refresher training.

A great first step if you are not sure about carrying a gun concealed.

 Emphasis on gaining comfort, confidence, and wisdom in safety and responsibility with guns.

You will learn the essential safety rules of gun ownership: how to safely handle, use, and store firearms.

6pm - 9pm

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

Saturday 10/26/2019

Developing a Personal & Home Protection Plan

9am - 10am

Munster Town Hall, 1005 Ridge, Munster

Event Details

Saturday 10/26/2019

Developing a Personal & Home Protection Plan

FREE registration by calling Munster Parks  219-836-7275, or Defensive Carry Training at 219-513-3212. 

We cannot plan when, or where, violence and crime might occur.  However, we can and should plan how to avoid violent encounters, which is the best method of protection.  Developing a personal and home protection plan is a key component of avoiding or escaping potential threats.  This is NOT a use-of-force class, but an introduction to: 

--Situational Awareness 

--Levels of Awareness 

--Observing your environment 

--Home security  

--Security Safety Checklist  Appropriate for all ages. 

Excellent training for women, or women's groups.

9am - 10am

Munster Town Hall, 1005 Ridge, Munster

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Defensive Carry Training

2225 Great Lakes Drive #177, Dyer, Indiana 46311

(219) 513-3212