Capital Defense Instruction LLC

Northern Virginia's Premier Personal Safety and Firearms Training Academy

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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, the DC Concealed Pistol License Course, 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, Blended Courses, and Continuing Education Courses for Instructor Recertification.

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).

Do you want to be able to legally carry in the Washington, DC? Registration for the next DC Concealed Pistol License Course is now open. It will be held on OCTOBER 19-20, 2019. Sorry but the September dates are completely filled. This course fills to capacity each month so don't procrastinate. Secure your seat(s) today by visiting our
COURSE CALENDAR page. Click on the course date for more information and to register. Seating is limited, so don't miss your 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 nor do you have to be a resident of DC. If you can't make the October dates, our next DC CPL Course will be November 16-17, 2019 and then December 14-15, 2019 (registration is now open).