Concealed Carry Fundamentals
Prerequisites to take this course include Pistol Fundamentals, NRA Basic Pistol, or equivalent.
Certified by the Metropolitan Police Department, and a
USCCA Affiliate (United States Concealed Carry Association)
Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals. Includes The Law of Self Defense in DC.
Concealed Carry Re-certification
(4 hours course + range) $220.00
Concealed Carry. Includes The Law of Self Defense in DC.
The Law of Self Defense in the District of Columbia
(2 Hours) $80.00
Based upon the Criminal Jury Instructions for self-defense law in Washington, D.C., and including actual case law cited therein, our two (2) hour course meets the requirements for concealed carry license applications. We cover the basics of self-defense law and theory with all our students.
Our Pistol Fundamentals Course and One on One Training include every item you will need to become safe, accurate and confident shooting a pistol. Specifically, you will have the use of well-maintained guns, ammo to fire, safety goggles, ear protection, range time.
Pistol Fundamentals Course
(Offered most weekends.)
In this eight (8) hour course, split between the classroom and range, students learn the universal rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; two-handed shooting positions; cleaning firearms, and opportunity for future skill development. As in all courses, we introduce the importance of such concepts as situational awareness, conflict avoidance and defensive planning.
Also available, Maryland State Handgun Qualification Licence.
One on One Sessions
We offer individual training, conducted primarily on the range, and tailored to your needs and skill set. New shooters are welcome, but we encourage novices first to enroll in our Pistol Fundamentals course which provides the most thorough safety training and in-depth education about pistol function and handling. We also help armed professionals in need of a pre-qualification "brush-up." One hour-long session is $95.00; packages are available as follows: 2 hours - $180.00;
3 hours - $256.00; 4 hours - $323.00; 5 hours - $380.00.
Basic Weapons Training, Federal Protective Service, ICE program Course of Fire $160.00
SPO Course of Fire for DC and MD $160.00
Special Police Officer Training, (40 hours) $900.00
SPO Renewals (4 hours Course + range) $220.00
Retired Law Enforcment Re-qualification $60.00
Details provided upon request for the SPO training.
Classroom space is limited. You may reserve your place in our Pistol Fundamentals Course with a $75 fee, or a place in our Concealed Carry Fundamentals Course with a $150 fee, to be mailed two weeks prior to the date of the course. We accept money orders and certified checks only. Payable to Barnes 1st Step Firearms Training LLC. Mailing address: 408 Chaplin Street, S.E. Apt. A Washington, DC 20019.