Defensive Shooting Fundamentals (DSF) is a USCCA curriculum designed with the assistance of a globally renowned firearm instructor, Rob Pincus. The USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals is developed for the beginner, intermediate, or even the advanced shooter. DSF students learn many skills and techniques which may be necessary should they ever have to draw their handgun in a life or death situation.
DSF Students learn skills necessary in a life and death situation.
USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals in Illinois
Alpha Koncepts hosts DSF classes at various ranges in the Illinois area. Traveling allows us to bring this excellent class to the student. Defensive Shooting Fundamentals will guide you through the steps you’ll need to take to go from just sending rounds downrange to actually training in specific, tested methods of armed self-defense. From stance to grip to physical shooting technique, Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1 will help you hone the edge on your inner warrior expert. You’ll get your body working with your gun instead of against it, you’ll learn which intuitive skills work best with what your body will naturally do while under stress in a combat situation, and you’ll learn to apply this information simply and effectively – regardless of your skill level.
USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals FAQ
It is preferred that students have taken at least a basic level class. However this is not an absolute requirement so long as students have a basic understanding of how to operate their pistol.
It is also a requirement that students complete the USCCA E-Learning before attending class if they want to receive a certificate from the USCCA. eLearning + Textbook Sold Separately. An additional $30 purchase is needed for this class. Details will be sent in your confirmation email after signing up or call 1-877-577-4800.
The gear you need to bring to a USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals class will vary based on the location. For example indoor or outdoor, summer or winter. Therefore it is important to check the individual calendar
listing to be sure.
However the bare minimum essentials each student WILL need can be found here.
The short answer is yes. The long answer is, you will gain more benefit from this class by training with your own gear. If you need to rent a gun or any other gear please contact us
before class so we can be sure to bring the necessary equipment.
Typically in an 8 hour Defensive Shooting Fundamentals class, students shall shoot between 300-500 rounds. However check the individual calendar listing to be sure, because this will sometimes vary.
Ammunition may be available for sale. Please contact us
before class to be sure.
Students who complete the USCCA E-Learning module before class will receive a genuine USCCA certificate.
The USCCA shall send these certificates to Alpha Koncepts after the completion of the class, which we shall then forward to the students by postal mail.
Students who do not complete the E-Learning module before class shall not receive a USCCA certificate.
eLearning + Textbook Sold Separately. An additional $30 purchase is needed for this class. Details will be sent in your confirmation email after signing up or call 1-877-577-4800.
Yes. Alpha Koncepts will travel to your location if you have a safe shooting location and where legal to do so.
Learn more about our Private Classes
Alpha Koncepts will typically host 2 or 3 USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals classes in the general Chicagoland area based on demand from our students. If you do not see a date on the calendar, please contact us
and we will add you to the waiting list.
Once added to the waiting list, you'll be one of the first people given the opportunity to sign up.
Ready to sign up for USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals in Illinois? Simply click on the calendar below to see class dates and sign up immediately.
USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals is similar to Alpha Koncepts Defensive Pistol, however, DSF students are given the unique headstart of completing the online module before class. This enables the student to understand the DSF class safety, vocabulary, and a preview of some of the techniques that they’ll be learning while at the range. This online learning opens this otherwise advances shooting class to the beginner shooter. An additional $30 purchase is needed for this class, paid directly to the USCCA for eLearning and Textbook Sold Separately. Details will be sent in your confirmation email.
Learn to draw from the holster, shoot on the move, threat focus shooting, reloading, and the balance of speed and precision in a defensive shooting situation. This shooting program emphasizes techniques that depend on simple gross motor skills as opposed to complex fine motor skills since fine motor skills deteriorate under life and death stress. The DSF class is based on years of analysis of real-life defensive gun use scenarios.
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