This home defense course will take you through the selection of a firearm and ammunition suited to your needs, as well as the fundamentals of surviving a deadly force encounter, before, during, and after the shooting. Taught by Darby Darrow, who spent 23 years on a large metropolitan police force in Southern California with 20 years on SWAT. He shoots handgun, rifle, and shotgun competitively.
Topics explored in this class will include:
Legal aspects of self-defense & your rights
Tactics in the home
Use of lights, flashlights
Hardening the target
What to do when law enforcement arrives & more
Students may bring their own firearms to this class or use the firearms provided by the instructor.
The class is 8 hours long with opportunities to eat during the class. Students are encouraged to bring food and drinks to the classroom. Children 16+ can to participate, so long as they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian also taking the class.
Testimonials from previous students:
“Great examples of real-life scenarios. Darby is a great instructor” – Tami M., 2021
“Very thorough, well ordered, good PowerPoint, videos great for role-playing… Appreciated real life stories, appreciated plenty of time for class interaction, excellent that we got to do live fire with different firearms.” -Janice G., 2021
“[I really enjoyed] learning about determining threats, when to use force, and what is reasonable force. Knowing the different ways to prevent and defend during a home invasion.” -Ash L., 2021