Welcome To Illinois Gun Class - Midlothian

Personal Protection Plans

  • How Common is Violent Crime?
  • Why is Conflict Avoidance Important?
  • Situational Awareness
  • The Color Codes of Awareness
  • Observing Our Environments
  • Planning for Home Defense

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Self-Defense Firearm Basics

  • Four Universal Safety Rules
  • Clearing Handguns
  • Additional Safety Considerations
  • Double Action vs. Single Action
  • Revolver and Semi-Automatic Examples
  • Ammunition Malfunctions

Welcome To Illinois Gun Class - Midlothian

Shooting Fundamentals

  • Proper Grip
  • Stance: Body and Arm Positions
  • Point Shooting
  • Sight Shooting
  • Flash Sight Picture
  • Trigger Control

Welcome To Illinois Gun Class - Midlothian

Legal Use of Force

  • Legal Definition of Reasonable Force
  • Legal Definition of Deadly Force
  • Understanding the Force Continuum
  • When can Deadly Force be Used
  • Defense in the Home
  • Defending Property

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Legal Aftermath

  • Understanding Fight or Flight
  • Physiological Reactions to Stress
  • When We Have No Other Choice
  • When the Right to Use Force Ends
  • The Immediate Aftermath
  • Dealing with the Police

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Gear and Gadgets

  • Explaining Holster Retention
  • Types of Holsters
  • Securing Your Firearms
  • Belts, Lights and Lasers

Concealed Carry Class

Our Illinois Concealed Carry course is the first step towards legally carrying a concealed handgun in 34 states across the country. Our comprehensive introductory level course is designed for individuals seeking to gain a strong foundation in handgun operation, shooting techniques, and firearms safety, while emphasizing the immense responsibility that comes with carrying a concealed weapon.

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Defensive Shooting Skills Class

This course is designed for those who have already taken their first steps into the world of firearms and are looking to enhance their skills for practical and effective defensive handgun use in a Dynamic Critical Incident. Our primary focus is on developing essential shooting skills that can be applied in real-life situations, ensuring you're well-prepared to handle any challenges that may arise.

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Our registration page provides all the details you need to sign up for our upcoming classes, including dates, times, and locations. Our simple and user-friendly registration process makes it easy to reserve your spot.

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Gain the knowledge, skill and ability
to protect yourself and your family.

At Illinois Gun Class, we are proud to have served students throughout the state, providing top-notch concealed carry certification courses. Our classes cater to all skill levels, from novices to experienced shooters, offering a comprehensive introduction to handguns and self-protection for newcomers.

Upon successfully completing our course, you'll be eligible to apply for an Illinois Concealed Carry License (CCL). With an Illinois permit, you can enjoy the freedom to carry across 34 states.

As a student at Illinois Gun Class, you can expect nothing but the best in terms of instructional quality and engaging course materials. Our team of United States Concealed Carry Association Instructors is licensed to utilize their outstanding training curriculum, ensuring that our PowerPoints, videos, and training books are the industry's finest.

Choose Illinois Gun Class - Midlothian for an unparalleled learning experience, knowing that you're receiving the highest caliber of training available.

Here is what you will learn in our class

Knowledge to help keep you physically, legally, financially, and morally safe
Personal Protection Plan
Handgun Basics
Shooting Fundamentals
The Legal Use of Force
Violent Encounters and their Aftermath
Gear and Gadgets
Illinois Carry Law


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Gary Carr

US Concealed Carry Association Certified Instructor
US Concealed Carry Association Training Counselor
Illinois Certified Instructor
Illinois Certified Police Trainer
Retired Police Officer
Gary Peterson
Instructor photo

Gary Carr