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USCCA Basic Handgun

Need to obtain your concealed carry permit? Or just getting started with your firearms journey? This is the class for you! Learn the fundamentals of handgun safety, operation and ownership. $65
$65
This course is perfect for the beginner or as a refresher course for those with previous experience. Classroom instruction on safety, different types of handguns and ammo, fundamentals of handgun operation, an overview of laws pertaining to owning and carrying a firearm, and alternatives to firearms for self defense. This class uses SIRT laser pistols for simulated range time. Satisfies Virginia's requirement for concealed carry permit.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024
6:00 pm
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9:30 pm
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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
6:00 pm
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9:30 pm
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Intro to Defense - Part A

This class will teach defensive fundamentals including point shooting and presenting from the holster. Your instructors will guide you through your body's natural reactions, and prepare you to use those reactions to your advantage. This is a live-fire class. $85
$85
This class will help prepare you for carrying a firearm in the real world. Drills Include: Safety, Comfort, Competency Concepts, Medical, Extend-Touch-Press, sighted and unsighted fire, presentation from the holster, and other drills. This is our mini-class so for the full class, check out our Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1 class.

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Friday, May 24, 2024
1:00 pm
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5:00 pm
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Intro to Defense - Part B

Continuation from Intro to Defense - Part A. Students must show evidence of completing Part A before enrolling in Part B. $85
85
This mini class will continue to prepare you for carrying a firearm in in the real world. Your instructors will guide you through your bodies natural reactions, and prepare you to use those reactions to your advantage. Students will review Safety, Comfort, Competency Concepts, Medical, Extend-Touch-Press, Balance of Speed and Precision, Emergency Reload, and Presentation from the Holster learned in Part A. This course will include Lateral Movement, Facing Drill, Stroll Drill, and other movements as time allows. This is a live-fire course.

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USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals - Level 1

Instruction in armed self-defense methods tested and approved by the U.S. Concealed Carry Association. This is a live-fire class. $140
$140
Defensive Shooting Fundamentals will guide you through the steps you'll need to take to transition from simply sending rounds downrange to focused training in specific, proven methods of armed self-defense. Learn how proper stance and grip create an effective shooting technique. You'll learn to use your body to work with your gun rather than against it and understand how your body reacts naturally under stress in order to better prepare yourself for real world threats.

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USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals - Level 2

For the defensive shooter, build life-saving skills by training in real-life scenarios. This is a live-fire class. $140
Build further on the techniques introduced in the Level 1 course. Focus on "Training For Real-Life Scenarios." This course guides the shooter through skill-building drills, teaching techniques that can mean the difference between living and dying in a real world defensive situation. Must show proof of completing DSF Level 1.

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Building the Next Level of Defense (DSF L2)

***MUST HAVE COMPLETED DSF Level 1. *** Next class is MAY 25th. Email us for the link to register.
$85
Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 2 mini course (4 hour).

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, May 25, 2024
8:30 am
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12:30 pm
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AR-15 Fundamentals (classroom)

This course is classroom only; instructor-led PowerPoint presentation highlighting the history and popularity of the AR-15; parts, features, and functions; overview of cleaning and maintenance; accessorizing the AR-15; and basics about using the AR-15 for home defense. Special introductory price!! $50
$50
The AR-15 Fundamentals course is designed to introduce responsible gun owners to the safe handling, proper maintenance, and effective use of AR-15-style rifles and to bring awareness to the usefulness of this platform in the context of civilian home defense and defense of life. This classroom instruction covers topics such as basic AR-15 nomenclature and function, cleaning and maintenance, and accessorizing the AR-15.

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AR-15 Home Defense

Instructor-led range time including safety essentials, confirmation of zero, and use/operation of an AR-15; students will work on drills that incorporate dry-fire and live-fire with kinesthetic alignment, mechanical offset (and the application of hold over), along with the balance of speed and precision shooting. $115
$115
Instructor-led range time including safety essentials, confirmation of zero, and use/operation of an AR-15; students will work on drills that incorporate dry-fire and live-fire with kinesthetic alignment, mechanical offset (and the application of hold over), along with the balance of speed and precision shooting.

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Private Range Session - Our Guns and Ammo

Personal instruction on the range, utilizing our selection of handguns and ammo. $75 / hour
999
This one-on-one session is a great opportunity to shoot a variety of guns to find what you like (or don't like) before making an investment. We will provide the guns and 50 rounds of ammo. We will also cover the basics of grip and stance so that you have an honest feel for the gun while using proper techniques. Ask us about a discount for couples. Email us to set up a time that fits your schedule.

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Private Range Session - Your Guns and Ammo

Personal instruction on the range, using your own guns and ammo. $40 / hour
999
One-on-one instruction using your gun and ammo. You will learn grip and stance, while adhering to the safety rules, to more effectively shoot your gun. This is also a great way to continue your training. Ask us about a discount for couples. Email us to set up a time that fits your schedule.

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NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) Course

** COMING SPRING 2024** Students will be taught the roles and responsibilities of an RSO including, Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), how to conduct range inspections and briefings, emergency procedures, and instruction on safely clearing firearm stoppages and malfunctions. $100
$100
The NRA Range Safety Officer program was developed in response to the demand for a nationally-recognized Range Safety Officer certification. NRA Range Safety Officers possess the knowledge, skills and attitude, essential to ensure all shooting activities are conducted in a safe, proper manner.

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About

Hi, we're Christy and Andrea, USCCA and NRA certified instructors and co-owners of C-BAR Firearms Training, LLC. We offer practical firearms courses and training to men and women with a focus on defensive shooting. We aim to provide this at an affordable price in order to help you better protect yourself and your loved ones. We are also leaders of the Augusta County chapter of Armed Women of America, a national organization focused on helping women become comfortable and confident to arm and defend themselves. We can't wait to meet you in the classroom or out on the range!

Fun fact:  The C-BAR name was created from Christy's first initial, and the first three letters of Andrea's last name.

Meet the Instructors

Informative class for both women and men. Andrea and Christy are knowledgeable of handguns and required guidelines for firearms. Definitely recommend class to everyone, even if you think you won't carry concealed...be prepared.

Diane K.

Class Taken Sept. 11, 2022

Instructors are knowledgeable, thorough and patient. They tailor the course to the skill level of each student and provide positive feedback. This was my second time taking the course and my wife's first experience. A very pleasant experience for both of us.

Jay R.

Class taken June 10, 2023

Christy and Andrea were beyond knowledgeable, and made learning accessible. They welcomed questions and took the time to listen to students’ needs. I would recommend this dynamic duo to anyone.

Anonymous

Class Taken Feb. 18, 2023

Very informative class. Even after years of experience around firearms there were aspects on training that I had not known or thought about. Thank you.

William H.

Class Taken Nov. 26, 2022

As a first-time gun owner, this class was great. The instructors took their time explaining concepts and safety rules, and gave good pointers.

Nathanael R.

Class Taken Nov. 18, 2022

Just took this class! It was very insightful, thorough, engaging, educating, precise & so much fun!!! THANKS.

Henry V.

Class Taken June 26, 2022

Very enjoyable while also being serious business. Made real improvements over the day through instruction from pros who actually cared that I got better. BIG confidence boost.

Teresa S.

Class Taken July 9, 2023

Loved the class! The ladies definitely gave good info for someone who doesn’t have much experience with handguns. Had a great time!

Danielle C.

Class Taken June 7, 2023

Andrea and Christy were absolutely wonderful. Both were extremely knowledgeable. You could tell that they love what they do. I look forward to attending future classes with them to increase my knowledge and awareness.

Jamie S.

Class Taken Jan. 10, 2023

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