Our mission is to improve the skills, tactics and mindset of anyone who seeks to protect themselves, loved ones or clients in life-threatening situations.

Ohio Concealed Carry Handgun Training (CCW/CHL)

Ohio Concealed Carry Training Class

If your intention is to obtain an Ohio Concealed Handgun License this is the course for you.  We guarantee that you will feel welcome in our non-intimidating training environment.  Our courses are engaging, captivating and fun no matter what level of firearms experience you have.

The Ohio Strategic Defense Academy ltd Ohio Concealed Carry Handgun Course meets and exceeds the state’s training requirements for obtaining an Ohio Concealed Handgun License (CHL, CCW).  The law says it only has to be 8 hours.  Our training is a two-day, twenty-hour course!  

Topics include:

  • Basic handgun knowledge and safe gun handling
  • Drawing from a holster
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • Powers of Observation and Mindset
    • Recognizing violence before it begins
  • Ohio Concealed Carry Law
  • Police response
  • Combat Shooting a handgun and weapon retention

Pre-requisites:   None

Required Equipment:

  • Semi-auto pistol or revolver
  • Holster
  • Two magazines (or speed loaders) with holders
  • 100 rounds of ammunition
  • Safety glasses, and hearing protection for use during range qualification

All firearms training conducted at Briar Rabbit Ohio Shooting Sports located in Zanesville Ohio (see map)

Ohio Concealed Carry License (CCW, CHL) - Class Schedule

DateTimeCCW/CHL - $150
January 28 & 29, 20177am-6pm
February 25 & 26, 20177am-6pm
March 25 & 26, 2017 8am-7pm
April 29 & 30, 2017 8am-7pm
June 24 & 25, 2017 8am-7pm
July 22 & 23, 2017 8am-7pm
August 26 & 27, 2017 8am-7pm
September 23 & 24, 20178am-7pm
October 21 & 22, 20178am-7pm
November 11 & 12, 20178am-7pm
December 9 & 10, 20178am-7pm

CCW/CHL Resources:

For more Ohio Concealed Carry CCW/CHL information, please visit the following websites:

Meet Your Instructors

Serving the Columbus Ohio firearms training needs including:

Dublin, Gahanna, Grove City, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Reynoldsburg, Worthington, Downtown, Westerville, Whitehall, Canal Winchester, Clintonville, Bexley, German Village, Grandview Heights, New Albany, Short North and Powell.


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3971 Hoover Road #235 Grove City, OH 43123

614.582.5472 Phone

614.675.2808 Fax



3971 Hoover Road #235 Grove City, OH 43123


Briar Rabbit Ohio Shooting Sports
2949 Granger Hill Road, Zanesville, OH 43701

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