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“The class standard for shooting was high enough that I wondered aloud if students would be able to keep up.

I was wrong.”- Tamara Keel

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Citizens Defense Research

“Until taking The Armed Parent/Guardian, I had no training on how to move children out of the line of fire, or how to act in certain scenarios including hostage/kidnapping scenarios,…”- Bob Owens

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“I learned things I can apply to both my 10 year old and my 17 year old (much to his mortification).”- The She-Shepard

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Men And Women Deserve Access To The Skills That Can Help Them Succeed In A Violent Encounter

The Armed Parent/Guardian

A fast-paced course designed around the thought, “What if my children are with me when I get into a shooting?” Contextual Handgun: The Armed Parent/Guardian discusses with students the hard/soft skills necessary to solve the commonly observed shooting problems associated with fighting with our children present. Are some of the most commonly held best practices for if we are attacked when we are alone actually going to put our loved ones at risk when they are present? Students will be shown WHY the context we find ourselves in as a parent can change our tactics. This skill-intensive two-day course covers application of practical handgun skills in a family environment. Topics include, but are not limited to; types of attacks, avoidance skills, handgun terminal ballistics and the importance of accuracy, one-handed access/shooting skills, shooting past/around no-shoots, clearing family members from lines of fire, best practices for dealing with a close-range assault while loading/unloading children from the vehicle, malfunction clearances and more with the end result being students better capable of delivering fast, accurate, fight-ending fire on demand.

Upcoming Classes by State

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The Armed Parent/Guardian

March 11-12, 2017, hosted by FPF Training.
$450
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The Armed Parent/Guardian

Apr 1-2, 2017, hosted by Alliance Police Training.
$450
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The Armed Parent/Guardian

Aug 5-6, 2017, hosted by The Complete Combatant.
$450
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The Armed Parent/Guardian

Sep 9-10, 2017, hosted by The Complete Combatant.
$450
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The Armed Parent/Guardian

Dec 9-10, 2017, hosted by Homestead Training Center.
$450
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The Armed Parent/Guardian

May 20-21, 2017, hosted by Edwards Training Center.
$450
Contact Julie Park – sdgfirearms@gmail.com.

The Armed Parent/Guardian

June 24-25, 2017, hosted by Gear Zone.
$450
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The Armed Parent/Guardian

September 2-3 2017, hosted by Aaron’s Gun Cabinet.
$450
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The Armed Parent/Guardian

July 8-9 2017, hosted by GunStart.
$450
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It was exactly what I wanted. And boy, did this class deliver for me!

Julie Parks

This is a tough subject to deal with, but they deliver it in a manner that makes it easier to deal with.

William Martin

This is truly a class that you can use to protect your family.

Steve Grosheim

Upcoming Classes by Date

March 2017

11-12: Culpepper, VA
Price: $450
Hosted by: John Murphy at FPF Training.
Register: Click here to register.

April 2017

1-2: Alliance, OH
Price: $450
Hosted by: Alliance Police Training
Register: Click here to register.

May 2017

20-21: Ona, WV
Price: $450
Hosted by: Edwards Training Center
Register: Contact Julie Park – sdgfirearms@gmail.com to register.

June 2017

24-25: Freeman, MO
Price: $450
Hosted by: Gear Zone Tactical
Register: Click here to register.

July 2017

8-9: Anchorage, AK
Price: $450
Hosted by: GunStart
Register: Click here to register.

August 2017

5-6: Dahlonega, GA
Price: $450
Hosted by: The Complete Combatant
Register: Click here to register.

September 2017

2-3: Roland, AR
Price:
$450
Hosted by:
Aaron’s Gun Cabinet
Register:
Click here to register.

9-10: Troy, OH
Price: $450
Hosted by: Defensive Training Solutions
Register: Click here to register.

October 2017
December 2017

9-10: Homestead, FL
Price: $450
Hosted by: Homestead Training Center
Register: Click here to register.

John Johnston

John Johnston

Instructor

John Johnston is the host of Ballistic Radio, a Rangemaster certified Advanced Handgun Instructor, and has logged over 1,000 hours of private instruction with many of the top instructors in the industry. In addition to hosting Ballistic Radio, John helps test and develop firearms related products.

Melody Lauer

Melody Lauer

Instructor

Melody Lauer is a Rangemaster Advanced Handgun and NRA certified instructor since 2007. As the owner and operator of Central Iowa Defensive Training she has dedicated herself to quality, reliable self-defense information and training. She continues to seek new opportunities to learn and share information relating to self-defense and the safe, effectual use of firearms for self-defense.

Melody is a mother of three, Emergency Medical Technician and writer dedicated to learning and sharing the most effective skills in preserving innocent life.

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