Shooting Classes

Practical Defense Systems offers the following shooting and concealed carry permit courses. Scroll down to locate courses and a description of each.

Home Defense (On-line Course)

Protect yourself and your loved ones against intruders and criminals. Take this dynamic, multi-media online course.

In this “Personal Protection at Home” online course you’ll learn:

  • Basic firearms safety rules
  • How to set up a safe room
  • The four levels of awareness
  • Steps to make your home more secure
  • How to communicate with the police
  • How to avoid legal pitfalls
  • Shooting drills you can use to improve your skills
  • And more!

Course Information

Course Length: 3.5 hrs.
Cost: $29.95

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Defensive Handgun (On-line Course)

Learn pistol shooting for home and personal defense with this fun and informative online course. You’ll learn the difference between target shooting and shooting to defend yourself, as well as: grip; stance; acquiring single and multiple targets; basic elements of instinctive shooting; basic elements of combat and tactical reloads; and the basics of shooting around and over barriers. This course is held online.  It does not include hands-on firearms training.

Course Information

Course Length: 3 hrs.
Cost: $29.95

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Defensive Shotgun (On-line Course)

Learn the basics of shotgun shooting for home and personal defense with this fun and informative online course. You’ll learn shooting to defend yourself, as well as: stance; shotgun manipulation, acquiring single and multiple targets; basic elements of fast and accurate defensive shooting; basic elements of combat and tactical reloads; and the basics of shooting around and over barriers. This course is held online.  It does not include hands-on firearms training.

Prerequisite: Home Defense Online Course “Personal Protection at Home.”

Course Length: 3 hrs. Cost: $29.95

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Defense Rifle (On-line Course)

Learn the basics of carbine/rifle shooting for home and personal defense with this fun and informative online course.  You’ll learn the difference between target shooting and shooting to defend yourself, as well as: stance; rifle manipulation, acquiring single and multiple targets; basic elements of fast and accurate instinctive shooting; basic combat and tactical reloads; and the basics of shooting around and over barriers. This course is held online.  It does not include hands-on firearms training.

Course Length: 3 hrs.

Cost: $29.95

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California Concealed Carry Permit (Initial application)

This course is for people who are applying to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department for a California concealed carry permit. Applicants are required to qualify on the shooting range at the end of class. Your California CCW permit allows you to carry any of three specific firearms. The specific firearms will be listed on your CCW permit, including serial numbers. Please bring all of the firearms you intend to have on your concealed carry permit to class, along with 100 rounds of ammunition for each firearm. You will have to qualify with each of them.

Note:

  • We are approved instructors for the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department conceal carry permit courses.
  • You must apply with the Sheriff’s Department and be approved for your permit prior to taking this course.
  • You can find more information on the Sheriff’s websites at San Diego County Sheriff.

Course Information

Course Length: (8 hrs – San Diego County)
Cost:  $200

By appointment only.  We’ll try to make it as convenient as possible.

To book an appointment:

Contact Joel Persinger at 619-663-6811 ext 102 or by email at joel@pdsclasses.com.

California Concealed Carry Permit (Renewal)

This course is for people who are renewing their existing CCW permit with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Renewal applicants are required to qualify on the shooting range at the end of class. Your California CCW permit allows you to carry any of three specific firearms. The specific firearms are listed on your CCW permit including serial numbers. Please bring all of the firearms you intend to have on your concealed carry permit to class, along with 50 rounds of ammunition for each firearm. You will have to qualify with each of them.

Course Information

Course Length: 4 hrs
Cost: $100

By appointment only.  We’ll try to make it as convenient as possible.

To book an appointment:

Contact Joel Persinger at 619-663-6811 ext 102 or by email at joel@pdsclasses.com.