SpecDive Tactical Rifle, Pistol, HQL, Concealed Carry and Tactical Training Courses
Intro to Firearms … Handguns (Pistol 101)
3 Hr Course: 2 Hrs classroom, 1 Hr range time. For the first-time pistol shooter and purchaser. This class will teach you to handle safely a pistol and covers, range conduct, handgun manipulation, and marksmanship. With the help of SDT Instructors you will have the choice of picking out 5 different pistols to shoot, this will give you a great range in styles of pistols to learn from and decide on a first time purchase. After completion of the course, you will receive a 15% discount toward the purchase of ANY firearm from SDT. Course cost: $ 135.00
Intro to Firearms … Rifle (Carbine) Rifle (101)
3 Hr Course: 2 Hrs classroom, 1 Hr range time. For the first-time carbine firearms shooter and purchaser. You will learn how to handle safely and use of a Carbine style rifle. The shooting session covers safety, basic manipulation and marksmanship needed to properly use an M4 style rifle. This course is perfect for new and potential buyers, as well as for owners looking to learn basic carbine shooting skills. SDT Instructors will set you up with 3 different styles of M4 Carbines to help you decide on the right rifle for you. After successful completion of the course, you will receive a 15% discount toward the purchase of ANY firearm from SDT. Course cost: $135.00
Basic Handgun Shooting Course (Pistol 102)
This course is for the everyday shooter wanting to expand his or her pistol shooting skills. The class is a 1-2 hr. session at a local Northern Virginia range (NRA, Blue Ridge Arsenal) . The shooting sessions cover one-on-one handgun manipulation, and marksmanship and can be tailored to your personnel needs. Course cost: $135.00 per hr.
Basic Rifle (carbine) Shooting Course (Rifle 102)
This course is for everyday shooter wanting to expand his or her Rifle (carbine) shooting skills. The class is a 1-2 hr. session at a local Northern Virginia range (NRA, Blue Ridge Arsenal) . The shooting sessions cover one-on-one rifle manipulation, and marksmanship and can be tailored to your personnel needs. Course cost: $135.00 per hr.
NRA Certifications Courses:
NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course (NRA101)
This course is 8 hours long, and you will learn the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. The course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. You will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.
Course cost: 250.00
NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course (NRA102)
SDT also offers all NRA courses please call for assistance (703) 941-4867
SDT Female Only courses call for dates and times.
State of Maryland Handgun Qualification Course (MHQL):
This 4 Hr. Handgun Qualification License Training course is a block of instruction which includes classroom instruction on state firearm law, home firearm safety, handgun mechanisms and operation, and a component that requires you the applicant demonstrate the ability to safely fire a handgun. Training is valid for 3 years and must be completed prior to submitting an application for a Handgun Qualification License. Course Cost $100.00
Concealed Carry Courses:
Virginia Concealed Carry (VCC)
This 4-5 hr. course is an in-depth introduction into safe and effective concealed carry techniques. This course covers the fundamentals of pistol safety, self-defense with firearms, drawing from a holster, safe storage practices, and expert recommendations on pistol gear and accessories. This course also covers good practices regarding the laws surrounding concealed carry. In addition to skills and education training, this course also helps students answer important questions regarding concealed carry: Why I am carrying concealed? What is the right pistol for me? What kind of holster should I use? In what situations should I use my pistol? his class consists of lectures, demonstrations, skill development, and interactive discussions.
This class is designed for students of all levels of experience with firearms. Cost $100.00
Maryland Concealed Carry (MCC)
SDT now offers the State of Maryland 16 hour handgun permit course and the 8 hour renewal course. As of October 1, 2013 as part of the Firearms Safety Act of 2013, civilians will now have to take required training in order to apply for a Maryland Wear and Carry Permit, formerly known as the Maryland Handgun Permit. Please contact SDT for dates, times and prices