Concealed Carry Fundamentals

Introduction: This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense.

Aim: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are essential for use in dangerous confrontations.


  • Rules for Safe Gun Handling
  • Essentials for Avoiding Dangerous Confrontations
  • Safe, Effective and Responsible Use of a Concealed Pistol for Self-Defense
  • Proper Mindset
  • Presentation from Concealment
  • Multiple Shooting Positions
  • Essential Skills and Techniques Needed to Prevail in a Life-Threatening Encounter

Ammunition Requirements: 300 rounds of ammunition (not included)

Gear: Pistol, holster, three magazines, magazine holders, belt, wraparound eye protection, ear protection, rain gear, weapons cleaning kit, clothing appropriate for climate and conditions and a water bottle or other hydration system (not included).

Method: Classroom and practical application on the ranges.
Developed By: Elk River Training Facility Training Team
Skill Prerequisites: Tennessee Handgun Permit Carry Course
Number of attendees: Maximum 15
Duration: 1 day, (8 to 9 hours)
Course Cost: Members: $75.00 Non-Members $150.00
Certification: Elk River Certification of Completion

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