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Meeting Location: Safeside Tactical, 1201 Shenandoah Avenue Northwest, Roanoke, VA 24017
Jody Picou - Lead Trainer
Jody Picou holds multiple training certification. Born and raised in southern Louisiana, Jody has over 20 years experience with firearm safety. As a father of 5 Jody takes Child Access Prevention very seriously. Jody is an author and editor of numerous online firearm publications. He is the primary trainer at the Concealed Coalition Bass Pro Shops Training Experiences.
"If you're gonna do something, do something you will never forget!" At Concealed Coalition we transform training classes into "Experiences" helping you retain up to 50% more of the information you learn.
Experience the powerful combination of Live Fire, Virtual, and Online Training Packed into Our Powerful Trainings.
Experience more training and save your money. Our discounted training experiences cost 40-50% less than other classes.
Experience the feeling of security and empowerment you will have after combining practical firearm knowledge with hands on training.
A Concealed Carry Experience Like None Other
Interactive and engaging instructors that keep you on the edge of your seat.
Experience a "Real World" approach to training. Understand situational awareness in a whole new light.
Virginia's #1 Concealed Carry Certification
We will provide you with everything you need to get your CCW Permit!
Understand Virginia firearm laws that govern you and be confident knowing when and where you can carry.
Other Classes We Offer
After you have been forced to draw your firearm in self-defense, there are 5 essential skills you must master how to handle the aftermath properly. In this course, Concealed Coalition Master Trainer Austin Davis walks you through various scenes and scenarios where you may be forced to act in self-defense. You will learn when and where you are legally allowed to draw your firearm in self-defense, scene safety, what to say in a 911 call, your options for legal representation, and how to interact with law enforcement.
The skillset required to responsibly carry a firearm stretches far beyond the constraints of a gun range. Those who choose to carry concealed or even own a firearm should have a deep understanding of the psychology and behaviors associated with potential threats. Is the threat minimal or deadly? Are they thinking rationally or irrationally? Do they respond to verbal commands? Before ever holstering a firearm to carry in public, one should be equipped with the skill of deescalation and verbal commands.
Concealed Coalition’s main goal is to help people like you protect what matters most. That being said, deadly force should only be used when necessary. In this course Concealed Coalition Master Trainer Austin Davis provides an in-depth training for the use of the less lethal option of force: pepper spray (OC). Most altercations do not require deadly force. As a community dedicated to safety, we must stay diligent in preparing for anything, including the use of less lethal options of force.
One skill essential for everyone, regardless of whether they choose to carry or own a firearm, is situational awareness. We teach our kids not to talk to strangers, don’t go to bad places with bad people, but the active practice of situational awareness dives much deeper into the human psyche. In this course, Concealed Coalition Master Trainer Austin Davis outlines the skills required to master situational awareness, the dangers of normalcy bias, and how to put the concept into action to practically practice these skills in everyday life.
We’ve all seen it. The videos of someone doing something reckless on a range that could have resulted in severe injury or death. While it is certainly embarrassing to be “that guy” or “that girl” on the range, the severity of the situation is far more concerning. In this course, Concealed Coalition Master Trainer Austin Davis dives into the topic of range safety, and how our actions as range goers can go from harmless to deadly if we do not actively practice proper range etiquette.
It is our hope that you never find yourself in a situation where you must tactfully navigate an ongoing emergency to prevent yourself or others from being harmed. That said, we stand firm in the belief of ‘if you fail to plan, you plan to fail’. In this course Concealed Coalition Master Trainer Austin Davis breaks down the differences between cover, concealment, and safer angles and best practices while facing a threat.
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