3-hour training course, $50 per student.
NO RANGE TIME for this class - Indoor DRY FIRE Range
No F.O.I.D. card or Firearm needed to take our Class!
This is an OFFICIAL USCCA program with ADDED content from Midwest Concealed Carry Academy.
Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals is a welcoming and engaging program with multiple layers of instruction. Featuring 3 distinct levels of instruction.
This course is designed to reach students who are brand new to firearms (and maybe have never picked up a gun before) through those who are ready to learn more about defensive shooting and take the next step with their firearms skills, tools and mindset. Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals is all about sharing the basics, along with the fun, seriousness and importance of being a responsibly armed female. After all, we are worth protecting.
This class is geared toward making women feel comfortable handling a firearm as well as confident in her ability defend against an aggressive attacker while unarmed. The primary mission is to empower the student by arming her with the skills to defend herself and understand when to pull her firearm.
The fundamentals of shooting will be introduced, reviewed and built upon while also exploring the following:
The student will have the opportunity to get acquainted with a variety of different gear options. Buying a handgun can be extremely stressful for your entire family. The options are limitless and can get costly! In this class, you will have access to different weapon accessories from holsters, concealed carry purses, mounted lights & lasers, optics, magazine base pads, storage options and more.
This Course Includes: the Use of a School Firearm for Cleaning and Handling, SIRT Laser Dry Fire Training Pistol and a Certificate of Completion.
NO RANGE - Dry Fire Only
We will practice with SIRT Dry Fire training pistol. These are a great training tool and this class is a lot of fun.
This course is integrated with self defense education from both USCCA and MCCA training platforms.
Join us on a virtual adventure! Attend an online class and learn the same curriculum from the comfort of your own home.
Join in on group discussions with students from ZOOM and ones attending an in person class. (select classes available)
*Illinois Concealed Carry Certificate classes must be taken in person.
Combat Veteran - Former Army Staff Sergeant - Army Combatives Instructor - Certified Martial Arts Instructor - USPSA Competition Shooter - USCCA Certified Firearms Instructor & Range Safety Officer - Certified Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Instructor
Devoted father, family man and full time Martial Arts Instructor, Chris believes in safety above anything else. Instructor Chris holds Black Belts in multiple Martial Arts disciplines. He is an experienced leader with a focus on education and self defense. He is skilled in risk mitigation, situational awareness, threat assessment and most importantly, conflict avoidance.
Instructor Chris is the Owner and Chief Firearms Instructor of Midwest Concealed Carry Academy. Chris has trained and taught side by side with career police officers and learned how to keep you safe. It is his goal to arm every student with more than just a gun. Midwest Concealed Carry Academy and Tiger Martial Arts have partnered with USCCA, the Gold standard in firearms training, to bring you a program unlike any other.
Drawing your weapon should be a LAST resort but so many draw when they don't need to because they don't have adequate self defense training. The ability to protect yourself and your loved ones against a physical threat is very important! But what about protecting yourself against a prosecutor? We will teach you how to defend yourself without pulling the trigger.
8th Dan Black Belt - Grandmaster - Owner of Tiger Martial Arts since 1994 - 4 time World Karate Hall of Fame Inductee - United States Security, Tactile Training Supervisor - Indiana University, Adjunct Professor - MCCA Lead Self Defense Instructor
Grandmaster D. Grimaldi has been teaching Martial Arts for over 40 years. GM Grimaldi has taught hand-to-hand combat to the Military, Local Police, Private Security Agencies and even Secret Service Agents. With Black Belts in multiple Martial Arts, GM Grimaldi is the Lead Self Defense Instructor for Midwest Concealed Carry Academy. She is the leader in the field of self defense and personal protection.
Grandmaster Grimaldi is the one of the highest ranking female black belts in the world through her organization. She began her martial arts journey in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 12 and has over 50 years of Martial Arts experience.
Through her many years of training and teaching all over the world, she has developed an Integrated system of the most effective aspects of many disciplines. Some are listed below..
Taekwondo, Jiu Jitsu, Hapkido, Judo, Escrima, Kempo, Kyusho Jitsu, Small Circle Jiu Jitsu, Krav Maga, Kickboxing & more..
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