Concealed Carry Practical – $100

For the Concealed Carry permit holder who desires to develop the motor-skills necessary in a dynamic critical incident.  You will learn to draw your carry gun from concealment and engage an aggressor from a varied multitude of directional attitudes. Two-hands, strong hand, weak hand, Center Axis Relock – a close-distance technique that is useful for firearm retention and shooting from inside a vehicle, and other “practical” techniques that enable you to posses the skill and confidence necessary to carry a concealed handgun.

Due to the advanced nature of this course, shooters must possess the following shooting credentials:

  • CCW Permit
  • NorthShore Sports – Crystal Lake Holster Drills Class
  • NorthShore Sports – Crystal Lake Intermediate Handgun Class

Course Requirements:

  • Personal Handgun
  • Holster (inside or outside the waistband, strong-side carry)
  • 100 Rounds
  • 2 magazines (3 preferred) and magazine pouch/retention
  • 1 speed loader (2 preferred) if using revolver.
  • High traction closed toe footwear
  • Crew neck shirt
  • Eye & Ear protection

Limited to six (6) participants

Countering the Mass Shooter Threat – $100

Countering the Mass Shooter Threat is a 6-hour USCCA curriculum which focuses on a study of compiled data from every mass shooting since Columbine. By studying and understanding this data and thus the mass shooter, a plan can be developed to counter the mass shooter. Mass shootings are unfortunately becoming more common in our society. Safety is never guaranteed but having a better understanding of what’s going on helps you to stay calm, get help, and survive, at school, church, work, and places such as the grocery store or movie theatre.

• Mass shootings by the numbers.
• Would reducing magazine capacity or banning AR-15s work?
• Do gun-free zones help or hurt?
• Does victim response make a difference?
• What are universal background checks, and would they end mass shootings?
• What about no fly lists and terror watch lists?
• Knowing the signs.
• Creating an emergency operations plan for your school, house of worship or  business.
• Special security considerations for schools.
• Special security considerations for houses of worship.
• Using the Run, Hide, Fight Methodology.
• When fighting back means using a firearm.
• Triage and treat the wounded.
• The criteria for gun free zones.
• Where do we go from here?

Defending What’s Yours – $75

Presented by a retired United States Marine “door-kicker”, this practical 4-hour course will illuminate how to effectively employ CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design), as well as a variety of other varied active and passive measures and countermeasures to protect and defend your property, home, and family.

Prerequisite: None

Gear needed:

  • An Eagerness to Learn

    Course Objectives:

  • The Three (3) “C’s”
  • Door Ambush
  • Concentric Rings of Security
  • Safe Room
  • Escape Plan
  • Cover & Concealment
  • Transitional Spaces
  • Fatal Funnel
  • Comprehensive Situational Control

Refuse To Be a Victim – $100

An Award-Winning Crime Prevention Program

The single most important step toward ensuring your own safety is having a personal safety strategy in place before you need it. NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim® 6-hour program teaches the tips and techniques you need to be alerted to dangerous situations and to avoid becoming a victim. Seminars are open to men and women of all ages. Today, hundreds of federal, state and local law enforcement officials from across the nation utilize this popular program in their crime prevention and community policing initiatives. Corporations, educational institutions, places of worship and community centers have also received and adopted the program.

The topics that are covered in this seminar include:

  • Psychology of Criminal Predators
  • Mental Preparedness
  • Home Security
  • Physical Security
  • Workplace Security
  • Parents and Children From Pre-School to College
  • Senior Citizens
  • Automobile Security
  • Out-Of-Town Travel Security
  • Technological Security
  • Self-Defense Physical Training
  • Personal Protection Devices
  • Persons With Physical Disabilities
  • Domestic Violence