Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW)


About this course.
This course is taught by various NRA certified instructors at Iron Sight Armory. The course is full 8 hours. (6 in the classroom and 2 hours on the range) You will get have a full understanding of the greater responsibility you have if you choose to carry a gun and the reality of self defense.

Some of the topics covered in the class:

  • Proper Grip
  • Sight Alignment
  • Trigger Control
  • Clearing malfunctions
  • Use and care of your firearm


About The Instructor

Phil Lucarell ShootingPhilip Lucarell

Philip Lucarell has been a firearms enthusiast for over 25 years. He always enjoyed bringing people into the shooting sports. In 2012 he became an NRA instructor and started to put more time into teaching basic pistol classes with a focus on strong fundamentals and safety Phil’s classes are relaxed and fun, while still being practical. Besides being a firearms instructor, Phil is also a state certified firefighter/paramedic. He brings 17 years of experience as an added safety feature to his classes.

Phillip has taken the following courses.

  • NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Basic Shotgun
  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home
  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home Instructor
  • NRA Basic Reloading
  • Magpul Dynamic Carbine
  • Magpul Dynamic Shotgun
  • Safety Solutions Tactical Handgun 1
  • Paratus Academy Handgun 2
  • Greg Ellifritz Extreme Close Quarters Handgun Class
  • Greg Ellifritz Advance Pistol Class


Advanced CCW / Home Defense Tactics
Prerequisite РCCW holder or previous instruction with documentation required

About this course.
This is a theory based course that we have organized designed around our experience through training competitive shooting, and carrying a firearm daily. It is structured to make the student think about the seriousness and importance of carrying a firearm. Upon completion, you will gain proficiency in malfunctions, one handed shooting, movement and mindset awareness. Scenarios will be structured and the student will learn to problem solve under stress. This course has 1 – 2 hours of lecture and 6 – 8 hours of live fire.

What you need.
Notebook, firearm, at least 3 magazines, holster, magazine pouch, 500 rounds, eye and ear protection