IL Concealed Carry Class in Crystal Lake, IL
Training So You Never Become A Victim
Whether you are an experienced gun owner or never held a firearm before, this class will help build upon your knowledge in self defense and firearm fundamentals. You'll learn the fundamentals of using a firearm, how to create a home defense plan, and qualify for a concealed carry license in Illinois. Protect your family today and become the first line of defense for your home.
Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive course for everyone interested in self defense. In this class we'll cover topics including:
Conflict avoidance and situational awareness
Home security and home defense
Handgun, shotgun, and AR-15 basics
The physiology of violent encounters
The legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath)
A complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.
What To Expect
This class is a two-day, 16-hour class. We cover information in an engaging classroom environment using real life scenarios, demonstrations, and hands on learning. This class is a state-approved concealed carry class that will qualify if you chose to apply for your concealed carry license. The class includes live fire range time during which our instructors assist with technique, form, and provide tips and pointers along the way.
What To Bring
We suggest our students bring any items they feel they may need however, here is a short list of items we recommend our students bring:
Notepad and pen
Ammunition (can be purchased in store)
Handgun (optional) If you are going for a concealed carry license, we highly suggest bringing the handgun you'll be carrying consistantly. If you do not have a handgun, gun rentals are available at the range for an additional fee.
Holster for your handgun. (IWB or OWB, are both acceptable)
Hearing and eye protection
Closed toe shoes
If you have questions on gun rentals, ammunition purchasing, or anything else on this list, contact us here.
What Our Classes Look Like
Our Students Love Our Classes
I took my CCL Renewal Class here. My instructors, John and Fred, were awesome. Both are very knowledgeable and taught the class very well, both in the classroom and in the range. I highly recommend LDA!!
Great place, excellent staff. Everyone is very knowledgeable and ready to help. Concealed carry class is great and awesome that the class times are flexible. Highly recommended! Would give 10 stars if I could.
Great class, very knowledgeable and experienced instructor.
The class is conducted by a man who is dedicated and passionate about what is teaching.
Great instructors and great classes! Made shooting for the first time easy and safe. A++
John was absolutely fantastic. Very knowledgeable. This class should be taken by everyone, CCL or not!!
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
I originally grew up with my parents in communist Cuba. I later moved to the United States and gained a passion for martial arts, firearms, and self-defense. Here are a couple of my certifications:
USCCA Certified Instructor Illinois State Approved Concealed Carry 16 Hour Course Instructor
USCCA Basic Handgun Instructor
USCCA Certified First-Aid Fundamentals Instructor
American Heart CPR/AED/First-Aid Trained
Stop the Bleed/IFAK/Basic Gun Shot Wound Trained
4th Degree Black Belt in Okinawan Karate
20+ years Firearms Experience
20+ years Self Defense Training Instructor