Practical Defense Training

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Online New Mexico Concealed Carry Course

New Mexico Concealed Carry Training at your own pace and place. Stop worrying about scheduling a weekend away from your family and begin your concealed carry training today.

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Straightforward Firearms Training

Practical Defense Training, LLC offers straightforward firearms training, with a focus and emphasis on New Mexico concealed carry training. One of the few courses which preaches and teaches practical over “tacti-cool”; bringing reliable and effective firearms training to the responsibly armed citizen. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to legally and responsibly carry a concealed handgun in the State of New Mexico and those States with whom New Mexico shares reciprocity with. Your safety and protection begins with you. It’s your life. It’s your safety and protection. It’s your responsibility.

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June 2018

NM Concealed Carry Course (Saturday/Sunday)

June 9 @ 9:00 am - June 10 @ 5:00 pm
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Albuquerque Shooting Range Park, 16001 Shooting Range Access NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121 United States
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One of the most comprehensive concealed carry courses in the State. Students will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to legally, and responsibly, carry a concealed handgun in NM.

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How much does it cost to get my NM CCL?

The cost will largely depend on the course that you are taking, as this makes up the greatest percentage of the overall cost. The costs associated with obtaining a New Mexico Concealed Carry License are:

  1. NM DPS Approved Concealed Carry Course: Cost ranges from $150 – $250 depending on the instructor
  2. Cogent ID Electronic Fingerprints: $44
  3. Application for a NM CCL: $56
How do I go get a New Mexico Concealed Carry License?
Those New Mexico residents who wish to apply for and receive a NM CCL must complete a firearms training course that has been approved by the New Mexico Department of Public Safety, submit to and pass a background check, and submit an application for a NM CCL (with the application fee).
How old do I have to be to get my NM CCL?
Applicants for a New Mexico Concealed Carry License must be 21 years of age or older.


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Training that will be reliable in the real-world, should it ever need to be executed in defense of yourself or another.


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With reliable training we instill the skills and attitude necessary to be effective in self-defense situations.


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We offer a straightforward approach to training that delivers reliable and effective results. Be trained.

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