What is the CCW Class?
What is the VA Conceal Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals class?
The Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. The course is a complete guide to understanding conflict avoidance and situational awareness; home security and home defense; handgun, shotgun and AR-15 basics; shooting fundamentals; the physiology of violent encounters; the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.
Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate that is recognized as your instructional course for a Virginia Concealed Carry permit. Simply take the certificate, along with your completed Application for Concealed Handgun Permit Form SP-248 to your General District Court to apply.
Who is the USCCA?
Who is the USCCA?
The United States Concealed Carry Association is one of the most respected organizations in the firearms community and an authority on concealed carry laws, firearms safety and home defense. Formed in 2003, USCCA President Tim Schmidt together with co-founder Tonnie Schmidt set out to build a resource for people interested in expanding their knowledge of firearm safety and home defense. With the launch of Concealed Carry Magazine and an online forum, the USCCA was born. They offer resources to learn your rights and responsibilities as a gun owner and develop your concealed carry confidence.
The Yamasaki Academy Woodbridge is not affiliated in any way with the USCCA or any other firearms organizations. It is, however, the organization under which all of our firearms instructors are personally certified.