Earn your certification and place in history, become an American Defender
This certification is awarded to those who have displayed the ability to protect their families with a defense pistol at home if faced with a real world deadly physical force encounter.
Skills required to become an American Defender
Has a valid Maryland Handgun Qualification License
Correctly recite the make, model, and caliber of their choice defense pistol
Load their pistol magazine to its capacity without the assistance of a speed loader
Correctly and efficiently load their defense pistol Shoot 10 rounds into a B-27 silhouette target (all on target)
Safely and effectively unload their defensive pistol
Hours required to become an American Defender
6 hours of training total for those without a handgun qualification license Or 2 hours of training if already in possession of a handgun qualification license.
Upon completion and certification
Certificate issued stating all skills of the recipient and declaring the holder as an American Defender
ID card issued declaring the holder as an American Defender
Note: Students can either pass or fail this certification. This is not a pay and get automatically get certified. Students should practice prior to certification. The session is 2 hours and we can train you during that 2 hours to pass but there is no guarantee. Each certification depends on the individual student.