Home Defense Course


Home Defense Course


Text Book: Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals

Taryn Defense is proud to provide training geared to directly protect the most important things to everyone, their family, and home.  This course is great for every member of the family who has access to home defense measures.  This course helps everyone understand the legal, moral and ethical extend to which any person has the right to self-defense. 


This course is not a legal course and the information provided is based on USCCA best practices and understanding of basic rights to self-defense.  This course also makes reference to legal concepts and Florida legal understanding as related through “FLORIDA FIREARMS - Law, Use & Ownership - 9th edition” by Jon Gutmacher


This course is expected to be about 3-4 hours in classroom and includes:




  • Agenda, Statistics and trends


Developing a Personal and Home Protection Plan


  • Defining a personal protection plan

  • Why conflict avoidance is so important

  • Home security

  • Evaluating your home’s security

  • Home alarms

  • Home defense

  • Mental exercises


Self Defense Firearm Basics


  • Universal safety rules

  • Clearing a firearm

  • Defining gun actions

  • Understanding calibers and ammunition

  • What caliber is correct for you

  • Other measurements of stopping power

  • Ammunition storage and care

  • Common Ammunition malfunctions

  • Clearing malfunctions


Defensive Shooting Fundamentals


  • Defensive shooting V marksmanship

  • Proper grip

  • Shooting platform

  • Target sighting

  • Unsighted fire

  • Flash fire

  • Trigger control


Legal Use of Force


  • Defending the home

  • Defending property


Violent encounters and their aftermath


  • Understanding fight or flight

  • Effects of adrenaline and endorphins

  • Recognizing a threat

  • Issuing commands and evaluating options

  • When we’re left with no other choice

  • When the right to use deadly force begins and ends

  • The immediate aftermath

  • Phone calls to make

  • When the police arrive

  • Statement to the police

  • Preserving evidence

  • Miranda rights

  • During and after your arrest

  • Advice for your attorney


Gear and Gadgets


  • Tactical flashlights

  • Mounted lights

  • Considering a laser sight

  • Gun safes and storage


Basic and Advanced skills


  • Creating a training program

  • Dry firing

  • Fundamental drill discussion

  • Discussion of what’s next

All Classes taught with Otis Cleaning Supplies.  Student receive Otis materials and special online student discounts for Otis Products