Regardless of your experience prior to entering this course, upon completion, your gun handling, marksmanship, and tactical skills will be better than they have ever been.
Successful completetion of this course will earn you a Florida Concealed Carry Permit sign off by our instructor staff.
If you plan to bring your own weapon, the weapon must be fully functional, have all factory-installed safety devices intact, and have no dangerous modifications (such as a “hair” trigger less than 4 pounds (for Double Action (DA) pistols, this refers to the initial trigger press when the pistol is decocked), removed trigger guard, etc.)
“Pocket Pistols” are not allowed due to their very small size and difficulty of use.
Holsters must be on the belt, correctly fit the weapon, completely cover the trigger guard, remain open when the weapon is removed, not allow the weapon to cover the shooter’s body, and not have a trigger guard retention device (such as the Blackhawk Serpa model and others). NO thigh rigs, cross-draw, etc.
A minimum of three magazines needed.
Electronic hearing protection is encouraged but not required.
Sturdy belt, hat with brim, wrap around impact resistant eye protection, loose pants, comfortable shoes or boots and a concealment garment such as a vest, jacket or an oversized shirt, etc.
Ammo Requirements - 250 to 300 rounds required.
If you don't have a pistol, we will rent you a pistol and supply the ammo for an additional $100.
Our instructor will be Master Pistol Instructor, Lieutenant Stephen Walsh(Ret.).
Specializing in the instruction of concealed carry strategies and mindset, Walsh’s classes will focus on the responsibilities that are inherent with concealed carry, situational awareness strategies for self-defense, application of laws and potential use of deadly force
Walsh retired from the Massachusetts State Police in December of 2015, after 35 years of State and municipal law enforcement experience. He has over 40 years of experience in firearms training and experience in both law enforcement and in the military. He is a U.S. Army veteran, holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, and is certified as NRA Pistol Instructor.
“With the ever-present call for the customization of our client’s daily carry pistols, we recognized the need to provide those customers with the most complete and informative training when carrying on a daily basis,” stated C&H Owner, Buck Holly. “We’re honored to have Stephen join the C&H team. He is a distinguished member of the community, and offers a wealth of knowledge in the proper handling and situational awareness in firearms training.”