• NO LIVE AMMUNITION will be allowed in the classroom. You may bring your cased firearm to class with you but please leave ammunition in your vehicle.
  • We reserve the right to refuse services, to anyone, for any reason.
  • We reserve the right to terminate instruction if Total CCW instructors deem a student’s cooperation or behavior to be unsatisfactory and/or unsafe. That student will be removed from class and forfeit any payments.
  • All courses will be filled on a first come basis through registration ONLY!
  • Course dates/locations may be changed/postponed, due to enrollment, weather conditions, and/or other events beyond our control.
  • Students not in attendance with no prior notice will forfeit their payments or may be subject to a $50 rescheduling fee.
  • Students requesting a refund for an already scheduled class date will be charged a $25 administrative processing fee.
  • Students may reschedule any class up to 7 days prior to the scheduled class date at no charge.
  • Students rescheduling a class within 7 days of the class date may be subject to a $25 rescheduling fee. You must call the office to reschedule any class.
  • Students rescheduling a class within 24 hours of the class date may be subject to a $50 rescheduling fee.
  • A handgun and ammunition will be available at an addition charge for the shooting qualification section.
  • Returned checks will be subject to an additional $35 service charge.

Holster skills and drills - $100

COURSE GOAL: For shooters who are proficient with their handgun looking to advance to the next level, whether for personal protection/carry or competition.

OVERVIEW: The classroom portion will have a review of basic gun handling protocols including the Four Rules of Gun Safety and the cold range regime wherein guns are kept unloaded at all times except on the firing line at the specific direction of a range officer/instructor.

PREREQUISITES: Illinois CCL Class, NRA Basic Pistol Class, or Permission of the instructor.

Holster Skills and Drills Lesson Plans

  1. Selecting the right holster
  2. Drawing from a holster
  3. Drawing from concealment
  4. Drawing from cover
  5. Turning and drawing
  6. Drawing from a seated position
  7. Drawing from a vehicle
  8. Efficient magazine changes
  9. Advanced marksmanship skills for self defense

COURSE COMPLETION: Students will learn the skills of drawing, acquiring the master grip, speed and accuracy to the first and following shots.