PERSONAL DEFENSE TRAINING

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At Bear Arms, we offer classes for every level of gun enthusiast – whether you have never held a gun before, or you are looking to enhance your advanced knowledge – we have the class for you. Choose individual classes, follow a curriculum, get one-on-one teaching, and even qualify to attend our Defensive Handgun Tactics classes.

We recommend that you speak with our Director of Training, John Rowe, and he will discuss your needs and assess your skill level. Once we have done that we can get you set up with the training you need!

Our training is set-up into 4 different levels to fit your needs: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate and Advanced.

Concealed Carry and Personal Defense

Dates
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 5 & 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Prerequisite: None
Fee: $75
Maximum: 12 students

Course Description:

This 4+ hour class is taught by an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and exceeds the Wisconsin Dept. of Justice requirement for training for the CCW Permit. This comprehensive course focuses on basic firearm safety and…

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1 on 1 safe gun handling skills exercises. We will discuss the attitude, training and mindset necessary to responsibly own and carry a concealed weapon. Personal defense topics including the legal use of deadly force, modern concealed carry techniques, car jacking’s, home invasions as well as safety in your home and proper storage will be discussed. Course fee includes Certificate of Training, Wisconsin CCW Permit Application, and Course Training Manual along with some valuable Concealed Carry materials.

Instructors: All Instructors for this course are required to have NRA Firearms Instructor Certification.

Focus areas within this course include:

  • Self-Defense Law
  • Concealed Carry Concepts
  • Gun Free Zones
  • Universal Firearm Safety
  • Safe loading and unloading procedures
  • Hands on gun handling exercises
  • Different types of handguns
  • Types of Ammunition
  • Concealment methods (holsters, purses etc.)

4+ Hour Class Time

Equipment and supplies required: None

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Women Only Concealed Carry and Personal Defense

Date
TBD
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Prerequisite: None
Fee: $75
Maximum: 12 students

Course Description:

This 4+ hour class is taught by an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and exceeds the Wisconsin Dept. of Justice requirement for training for the CCW Permit. This comprehensive course focuses on basic firearm safety and…

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1 on 1 safe gun handling skills exercises. We will discuss the attitude, training and mindset necessary to responsibly own and carry a concealed weapon. Personal defense topics including the legal use of deadly force, modern concealed carry techniques, car jacking’s, home invasions as well as safety in your home and proper storage will be discussed. Course fee includes Certificate of Training, Wisconsin CCW Permit Application, and Course Training Manual along with some valuable Concealed Carry materials.

Instructors: All Instructors for this course are required to have NRA Firearms Instructor Certification.

Focus areas within this course include:

  • Self-Defense Law
  • Concealed Carry Concepts
  • Gun Free Zones
  • Universal Firearm Safety
  • Safe loading and unloading procedures
  • Hands on gun handling exercises
  • Different types of handguns
  • Types of Ammunition
  • Concealment methods (holsters, purses etc.)

4+ Hour Class Time

Equipment and supplies required: None

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Women’s Self-Defense — Violence Prevention Workshop

Date
Saturday, January 5, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Prerequisite: None
Maximum: 20 students
Fee: $60 (Includes free pepper spray
$10 Value)

Instructor: Bill Stedman

Course Description:

Participants will learn information about the psychology of attackers, awareness and
avoidance strategies, verbal de-escalation strategies, pre-contact cues and physical
strategies. Experience SAFE attack scenarios…

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with instructor wearing protective gear!

Focus areas within this course include:

  • How to use verbal strategies to avoid violence
  • Four golden rules of verbal de-escalation
  • Why yelling at an attacker might be the worst strategy
  • How to physically get home safely to your family
  • Simple, easy to remember physical self- defense concepts
  • Basic striking
  • How to handle the most common attacks
  • SAFE simulated attack scenarios
  • How attackers choose their victims
  • Safety in the car and in your home
  • How being too polite can be dangerous
  • How your intuition can save you

Approximately 2 Hour Class Time (Students are encouraged to wear athletic wear and shoes. You can bring your own bottled water or water will be provided for you.)

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Personal and Home Safety Workshop

Level: All
Ages: All
Prerequisites: None
Fee: $75

Course Description: TBD

Refuse To Be A Victim

Level: All
Ages: All
Prerequisites: None
Fee: $75

Course Description: TBD.

Less Than Lethal (Taser/OC)

Level: All
Ages: 21+
Prerequisites: None
Fee: $75

Course Description: TBD.

Active Shooter

Level: All
Ages: All
Prerequisites: None
Fee: $125

Course Description: TBD

PLEASE NOTE: To ensure accuracy of enrollment and proof of payment, we require online registration. You may also register at our facility using our in-store kiosk. Only ONE PARTICIPANT may sign up at a time. Multiple purchases must be done separately.