Capital Defense Instruction LLC

Northern Virginia's Premier Personal Safety and Firearms Training Academy

Welcome to Capital Defense Instruction LLC -northern Virginia’s premier personal safety and firearms training academy. We provide firearm safety education, pistol marksmanship simulator training, personal safety strategies classes, comprehensive multi-state concealed carry permit courses, safety-related consultation and intentional live-fire instruction on the range for the new to experienced shooter. We offer a combination of classroom and range courses for men and women. We also conduct popular NRA rifle, shotgun and pistol courses including the Basic Pistol Shooting Instructor Led Training and Blended Courses.

With our headquarters being in Arlington, Virginia; clients come to us from throughout the heart of Virginia, suburban Maryland, and the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Our office has state of the art corporate amenities; is wheelchair accessible; and located just across the street from the Clarendon Metro Rail Station (Orange and Silver lines).

Due to popular demand we will be conducting the DC Concealed Pistol License Course on Oct. 20-21 and again on Nov. 17-18, 2018. Visit our
COURSE CALENDAR page and click on the dates for more information. Seating is limited, so don't miss out on this chance to get trained by instructors certified by the Metropolitan Police Department to submit application for legal carry in Washington, DC.

Applicants for a license to carry a concealed handgun in the District of Columbia no longer need to provide "good and sufficient" reason for carrying a handgun.