Concealed Carry Next Steps

Firearm Training Course


The Concealed Carry Next Steps refresher class is exactly what you need if you haven’t shot for a while, are fairly new to shooting, or want to review some of the material from a concealed carry class. *This is not a Concealed Carry Certification course. If you need to obtain your CCW permit, click here.

In the classroom, you will review the fundamentals of handgun safety, use of force and concealed carry laws, and will discuss some of the realities of defensive handgun use.  Next, you will perform a short dry-fire session to cover the basics of drawing a handgun from concealment and loading, unloading, and reducing the stoppage of a handgun. The majority of class will be live fire drills to improve your marksmanship and confidence with a handgun.

You will learn point shooting, sighted fire, weapon manipulations, and methods of drawing a concealed handgun.  This is a fun course with some very simple time and accuracy demands to make sure you are being efficient and effective before you move your way into a more defensive oriented handgun course.

All 88 Tactical training courses are built on the core concept of Reality Behavior-Based Conditioning© (RBBC). RBBC was developed from this maxim: “the study of behavior is as important as the study of tactics.” 88 Tactical courses condition an appropriate crisis response that maximizes performance while working with, instead of against, a person’s survival-oriented instincts and intuitions.

Equipment Requirements 
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Pistol or revolver in proper working order (unloaded and stored in case prior to arrival)
  • 3 or more magazines/speed loaders
  • Sturdy holster and belt
  • 200 rounds of quality ammunition
  • A loose-fitting cover garment for drawing from concealment. Please refrain from low cut or V-neck shirts, as hot brass can cause burns.
Eligibility Requirements

Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid government issued I.D. and basic familiarity with your chosen handgun. Must have successfully completed Intro to Handgun, have your Concealed Handgun Permit (CCW), or otherwise good firearms safety skills and a working knowledge of how to shoot a handgun.


Students who attend class at the Range & Readiness Center can rent and/or purchase the required equipment in the Pro Shop prior to class. Lunch, dinner and snacks are available for purchase at the Ammo Box Café.

Cancellation Policy

Students who cancel or re-schedule a minimum of 72 hours prior to the start of a class will receive a full refund or credit applied toward future classes. Students who cancel or re-schedule less than 72 hours in advance or “No-Shows” will result in forfeiture of 50% of payments and fees. 88 Tactical reserves the right to cancel any course offered due to weather or unforeseen circumstances. If this happens, all students will receive a full refund or credit applied to another class.

Rate – $85

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