Crucible Defensive Training

Pistol and Rifle Classes.  Ohio CHL Classes.  Beginners and Advanced.
Garrettsville, Ohio

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THE PERFECT CLASS FOR ANY SKILL LEVEL

Our classes are taught by experienced instructors that can help you build a solid foundation with a beginner, CCW and advanced classes.

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Concealed Pistol License Training

All the required training needed to apply for your Ohio concealed handgun license (CCW)

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Beyond CCW course, learn tactical shooting positions, shooting under stress and dealing with targets in a 360 environment

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Defensive Carbine

Based around the AR15 rifle, learn how to operate, move while shooting and engage targets close and far from different postions with speed and accuracy.

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

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Gabe Atchison is a ``former`` U.S. Marine with 2d Marine Division, and current Firefighter/Paramedic, with years of experience in marksmanship training, combat arms, Emergency Medical care, and defensive firearms. He is an I.C.E. Training Company Defensive Firearms Coach and holds NRA certifications as a Pistol and Rifle Instructor, as well as a Certified Range Safety Officer.

Gabe Atchison

Pistol & Rifle Instructor
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Tom Dillon is also a ``former`` U.S. Marine who served with the ``Betio Bastards`` of 3d Battalion 2d Marines as an 0351 Assaultman and saw heavy operational duty in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He has extensive experience in training and guiding shooters in Combat Rifle and Pistol skills, Combat Marksmanship, and the realities of living and surviving in a violent world. He is also a Police Officer, an NRA Instructor in both Rifle and Pistol, and a NRA certified Range Safety Officer.

Tom Dillon

Pistol & Rifle Instructor

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Certified Instructors

NRA-Certified instructors with the combat and training experience in using the tactics.  Our instructors are not only basic pistol instructors, but also certified in Personal Protection Inside the Home, Personal Protection Outside the Home and Range Safety Officers.

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GET YOUR OHIO CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE

GET THE TRAINING YOU NEED

In as little as 1 day, you can learn the basics of safe firearm handling, legalities of concealed carry and be ready to apply for your concealed pistol license

PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY

Take the first step to protecting those around you by attending a concealed handgun class.