Pricing and Promotions Concealed Carry Classes


$64.99 each when two people enroll.  Individual rate $69.99 - Choose any class in October.


ONLY $30.00 for life saving training!

Choose September 27 or October 18!


$54.99 EACH!!  Choose Friday Nov. 23rd or Saturday Nov. 24.   We will hold class in Parma Hts. and do our shooting in Painesville.

Private CCW/ Concealed Carry Classes | Semi-Private | Group Instruction

Concealed Carry Classes

 Whether your goal is complete your requirements to obtain your Concealed Carry Permit , to learn gun safety, or you simply need a refresher class,  this course is for you.  All of our CCW Classes are taught by professional Certified Instructor and allows you to to earn your Certificate of Competency.​
The courses consists of 6 hours of classroom and  two hours on a shooting range, as required by the State of Ohio.
Topics Covered: 

  1. Proper Safety and Storage of Pistol and Ammunition
  2. Pistol & Ammunition Mechanisms & Operation
  3. Maintenance, Selection, & Use of  Pistol and Ammunition  
  4. Fundamental Pistol Shooting Skills
  5. Overview of the Ohio Attorney General Concealed Carry Handbook and how to apply for your CHL
  6. Two Hours at the shooting range with Certified instructors and Range Officers

Everything you need to complete the course is included in your enrollment fee! Here's what is provided:  

  • Use of a .22 handgun*
  • .22LR ammunition, target
  • eye protection
  • ear protection
  • range fees
  • lunch

Choose Saturday or Sunday, look for our Women Only Classes too!
Our Classroom is in Parma Hts., OH and we travel to an area target range for the shooting portion of the course. 

* You may bring your own firearm to the range, however you will need to provide at least 50 rounds of  ammo specific to your firearm.  

Refuse to Be a Victim

NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim® program is an award-winning crime prevention program that teaches the tips and techniques you need to be alerted to dangerous situations and to avoid becoming a victim :  

  • Situational awareness /Personal Security /Mental Preparedness
  • Internet and cyber safety
  • Carjack avoidance techniques /Automobile Security
  • Home invasion and burglary
  • Travel security
  • Learn the psychology of criminals
  • Explore self-defense training options
  • Explore your options for personal safety devices 

Mace Training

 This program is designed for protecting yourself from a distance by using a non-lethal method of self defense.  This course will cover:

  • The legal and moral aspects of using pepper spray
  • How to carry,and properly and effectively deploy pepper spray 
  • Physiological effects of pepper spray
  • Responsibilities you must know when carrying and using pepper spray
  • Safety tips and techniques you need to be alerted to dangerous situations and to avoid becoming a victim 
  • What to do after you deploy pepper spray
  • Decontamination methods

Ladies Basic-3 Self Defense

Iron Eagle Training and Action Defense team up to bring you an interactive Ladies Self Defense course! Taught by Self Defense Expert Marsha Lesko,this course focuses on the Basic 3 of self defense: 

1. Hand to Hand Defense

2. Use of Pepper Spray

3. Proper Handgun Handling

Private CCW | Semi-Private | Group Instruction

 Private and Semi-Private Lessons:  **Highly recommended as continuing education**  Whether you are a beginner or just in need of a refresher course on shooting your handgun, this class is for you.  Our  Instructor will coach your or your small group on a shooting range.  The purpose of this class is to build confidence and improve accuracy by focusing on the six fundamentals of shooting:​

  1. Stance
  2. Grip/ Control
  3. Aiming
  4. Breath Control 
  5. Trigger Control
  6. Follow Through

*A Certificate of Completion from a basic handgun safety course is required.  Group Instruction: Action Defense can customize any of our courses for your group. Call to discuss how we can help your group achieve their goals.
Contact us for details and pricing. 

OPOTA Classes


Action Defense is proud to offer the OPOTA classes, Private Security Certification Course (20hr) and Re-Certification course (4hr).

Training will be provided by OPOTC Instructors who are certified in both Private Security and Law Enforcement Firearms Training. In addition to the basic requirements, Action Defense offers additional classes to Private Security companies and individuals to help in the preparation of the many conditions facing Private Security today.  


**Most classes are held at our classroom in Parma Hts, unless noted in the class title.   Look for our new CCW Class offering in Painesville this summer!**

No upcoming events.

  • We will be happy to reschedule your class. We request that you cancel at least 48 hours before a scheduled class- this gives us the opportunity to fill the class.  Limit one reschedule per ticket. Rescheduling is subject to seating availability and/or discretion of Action Defense.  Rescheduling fees may apply.    No refunds.
  • Action Defense reserves the right to cancel any class due to enrollment, inclement weather or any other reason.  In the event of a cancellation, students will be notified and options for rescheduling will be provided.