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Concealed Carry Basics

Course Price: $90.00
Course Times: 8 hours
Course Designer: David S Jenkins

No one should be without the education that it takes to safely own a handgun. This Concealed Carry Basics course is designed for those of you who want to start learning how to shoot and how to develop the right mindset for your personal defense. There is no need for any prior experience to participate, although more experienced shooters have taken the class and ended up learning some very valuable skills.


We will answer important questions regarding your handgun and how it works, we will teach you how to shoot efficiently and effectively, we will talk about the laws of having a gun and using it for your defense, and more!


This course is taught by highly skilled and experienced instructors who love their work. They all know the importance of starting out right; and they all want to help you build a solid foundation so that you will be able to fully enjoy the shooting sports for a long time.

Please note: Classes that list the RPD, LLC Training Center on Buell Rd are for the classroom portion only. The range portion will be at Rochester Brooks in Henrietta.


Successful completion of this course will allow you to attend the Concealed Carry 1 course. See here for details about it:



Subjects Covered:

  • Real Life Firearms Safety Rules
  • Safe handling of a handgun, including loading, unloading, and firing
  • A proper stance, grip, sight alignment, and trigger control
  • The basic fundamentals of handgun shooting
  • An overview of personal defense laws and situations
  • Safe storage
  • Various concealment methods and equipment suggestions
  •  How to get involved in shooting sports and how to further your firearms education

Required Equipment:

For this class, you will need the following items: 

  • A NY State Pistol Permit
  • A working firearm (Must be listed on your NY Permit)
  • 100 rounds of ammunition(MINIMUM)
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Weather-appropriate clothing and footwear
  • A notebook
  • Water, snacks, and a lunch.


If you do not have any of the above items or have questions about anything, please contact us before registering





Frequently Asked Questions



"If anybody is interested in learning to shoot the safe and correct way, this team of instructors are the absolute best! I have had ALOT of different ones, even police trainers and Dave and his team nailed it! I learned more in one day than the 40+ years i have been shooting. They totally know how to teach do every level of shooter can learn. Can't wait to chose my next class!"

- - Rochester, NY

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Upcoming Class Dates:

Canandaigua, NY
February 26th 2016
8am to 5pm
w/ RPD, LLC SAFTD Certified Instructors
March 5th 2016
8am to 5pm
w/ RPD, LLC Certified Instructors

Fulton, NY
March 12th 2016
9am to 5pm
w/ RPD, LLC Certified Instructors
May 7th 2016
9am to 5pm
w/ RPD, LLC Certified Instructors

Rochester, NY
March 11th & 18th 2016    
w/ RPD, LLC Certified Instructors




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