Concealed Carry and Defensive Handgun Training

Approved CCW course providers for Stanislaus, San Joaquin, and Merced County Sheriff's Departments & Ripon and Escalon Police Department

**** AS OF 2/13/2020 ****

ALL SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED COURSES INCLUDE A FREE 

4-DAY DEFENSIVE HANDGUN COURSE WITH FRONT SIGHT FIREARMS TRAINING INSTITUTE


Initial CCW Course 16 hours $200

Initial CCW Course 8 hours $150

Renewal CCW course 4 hours $100

Introduction to Defensive Handgun Course 6 hours $100

Class Location - Escalon Sportsman's Club 25195 E River Rd, Escalon, CA 95320 


To arrange class dates you can CALL or TEXT (209) 573-0172

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About Ballistic Defense Academy

After many years of instructing for other organizations, Dan Streeter and Gena Horton started Ballistic Defense Academy in Jan 2017. Dan and Gena are NRA Certified Pistol Instructors and Range Safety Officers. 

They specialize in teaching defensive handgun and concealed carry tactics.

Gena serves as the primary instructor and range master. She is an Army Veteran who enjoys teaching shooters of all skill levels.

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2020 Class Dates

Hybrid Renewal Classes 3 hour virtual class and 1 hour range qualification (4 hours) 


  • Tuesday May 12 (6-9p) Wednesday May 13 (6-7p)
  • Tuesday June 2 (6-9p) Wednesday June 3 (6-7p)
  • Tuesday June 30 (6-9p) Wednesday July 1 (6-7p)
  • Tuesday Aug 4 (6-9p) Wednesday Aug 5 (6-7p)
  • Tuesday Sep 1 (6-9p) Wednesday Sep 2 (6-7p)
  • Tuesday Oct 6 (6-9p) and Wednesday Oct 7 (6-7p)
  • Tuesday Oct 20 (6-9p) and Wednesday Oct 21 (6-7p)
  • Tuesday Nov 10 (6-9p) and Wednesday Nov 11 (6-7p)


*** You must be on camera through the entire virtual class. We recognize this is a much different classroom environment and you could have some minor household interruptions. It is expected that students participate throughout the class. Please refrain from driving, jogging, shopping, etc.  

Equipment

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Mandatory Equipment

Recommended Equipment

Recommended Equipment

All Handguns on CCW
Outside the waistband holster
Hearing Protection
Eye Protection
Hat
Belt
Closed shoes or boots. NO flip-flops, sandals or heels.


Factory-new or factory-reloaded ammunition with full-metal jacket. No home or personal reloaded ammunition, please.


Initial CCW and Introduction to handgun class: 150 rounds

**NOTE INITIAL CCW STUDENTS DO NOT BRING HANDGUNS OR RANGE GEAR FIRST 2 SESSIONS**


Renewal CCW: 50 rounds per gun

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Recommended Equipment

Recommended Equipment

Recommended Equipment

Magazine pouch
2 spare magazines or speed loaders
Electronic hearing protection
Sunscreen

Chair


Clothing-Please wear layers and be prepared for any type of weather, we will be on the range RAIN or SHINE. 


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Food

Recommended Equipment

Food

Please bring lunch, dinner, and/or snacks depending on the time of your class. We will have breaks but there will not be enough time to go and get food.


Food services are not always provided on site. 

Contact Us

Ballistic Defense Academy

PO Box 127 Escalon, CA 95320, US (209) 573-0172

Payments non-refundable. No-show policy: If student no-shows to scheduled class, the student may contact Ballistic Defense Academy (BDA) within 30 days of no-show to reschedule. If student does not contact BDA, payment is forfeited.