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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Engaging instruction and hours of practical, hands-on handgun training, in the classroom and on the range!

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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October 2017

Force on Force Defensive Pistol/Civilian Medical Weekend

Co-Hosted by Practical Defense Training, LLC, We Like Shooting And Silver Mountain Instruction. This is a 2 day event starting with Civilian medical I on October 28th. Day 2 will be a defensive pistol force on force training. PLEASE NOTE this is NOT a shooting class and no real firearms are used. Please follow the links below for more information. https://www.sminstruction.com/civilian-medical-i https://www.sminstruction.com/force-on-force-iii Costs for this event is $150 per day however if you attend both days you will get $50…

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November 2017

Defensive Handgun Clinic

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 9:00am

One event on November 19, 2017 at 9:00am

Albuquerque Shooting Range Park, 16001 Shooting Range Access NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121 United States
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$56

Our Defensive Handgun Clinics (DHC) are designed to build upon the individual student's current defensive shooting abilities. Each clinic will focus on 1-2 key defensive shooting fundamentals in a 3-hour range session. Each DHC will be limited to 3 students per instructor. Specific Defensive Shooting Clinic Fundamentals: July - One handed shooting (dominant hand only and non-dominant hand only), use of cover. TBD - Shooting on the move, reloading under stress. November - Multiple threats, target recognition/acquisition. TBD - Unconventional…

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December 2017

NM Concealed Carry Course

December 16 @ 9:00 am - December 17 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on September 23, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on December 16, 2017 at 9:00am

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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NM CCL Refresher or Renewal Course

December 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on October 14, 2017 at 10:00:00

One event on October 22, 2017 at 10:00:00

One event on November 5, 2017 at 10:00:00

One event on December 23, 2017 at 9:00am

Albuquerque Shooting Range Park, 16001 Shooting Range Access NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121 United States
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$36

Don't let your New Mexico Concealed Carry License become invalid - complete the required 2-year refresher or 4-year renewal course. 2-year refresher courses are 2 hours and must be completed 22 to 24 months after your NM CCL was issued. Students are required to submit their certificate of completion of a 2-year refresher course to the NM DPS within the above time frame. 4-year renewal courses are 4 hours and must be completed (and renewal application submitted) no more than…

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

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