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The Armed American Citizen

The Armed American Citizen utilizing the USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense curriculum is a two day advanced course designed to give permit holders an opportunity to learn the responsibilities and ins and outs of carrying a gun for self defense both in your home or on the street. Topics covered will include:

Developing a Personal & Home Protection Plan

The Legal Use of Force

Self Defense Firearm Basics

Violent Encounters and Their Aftermath

Shooting Fundamentals

Gear and Gadgets

Basic and Advanced Skills

During this class you will learn about conflict avoidance and situational awareness; home security and home defense; handgun, shotgun and AR-15 basics; shooting fundamentals; the physiology of violent encounters; the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.

We will also be discussing the CT Use of Force Statutes and other aspects of CT law.

The fee for this class is $200 and is payable the morning of the class in cash (preferred) or by major credit card.

In order to attend this class you must hold a valid pistol permit, you must bring your own self defense handgun with an appropriate holster with at least two magazines for pistols and 2 speed loaders for revolvers and 100 rounds of ammunition in the appropriate caliber for your handgun. You will also need to bring 5-10 clearly identifiable snap caps or dummy training rounds in your firearm's caliber.

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