Topics include: firearm safety, pistol nomenclature and selecting a pistol for self-defense, ammunition knowledge and defensive ammunition, basic defensive pistol skills, drawing from concealment, loading and stoppage remediation, mindset. students will complete live fire training and a shooting qualification on the NRA Range with NRA Certified Instructors. Students will receive the two handbooks (if you are on the CCW instructor path you will bring YOUR OWN student copy of BOPS & PPOH), receive a course completion certificate, qualifying you for your Virginia and Maryland CCW. Pricing does not include ammo & the Range fees of up to $25.00. You will need your own firearm, holster and concealment garment, mag pouch, and 100 rounds of ammo.