1340 Bouslog Road, Burlington, WA 98233
Call Us: (360) 399-7950

Home Defense with a Firearm 4/21/24


April 21st, 2024 | 9-5 pm

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 a shooting. This class is 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
  • Weapon storage
  • Weapon selection
  • How to use lights and flashlights to your advantage
  • Hardening the target
  • Home Preparation
  • 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

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1340 Bouslog Road
Burlington, WA 98233
(360) 399-7950


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