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Although many of our classes and courses focus primarily on providing shooters with an advanced level of marksmanship and Tier-1 tactical skills, our Chief Instructor, Jonathan Cross, is also certified by the United States Concealed Carry Association and licensed by the State of Tennessee to be able to offer shooting training and legal instruction that will allow you to make application for the Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit. A TN Handgun Permit will allow you to lawfully carry a handgun, both openly and concealed, anywhere within the State where firearms are not restricted, as well as in other states that have concealed carry reciprocity agreements with Tennessee, or that recognizes Tennessee's carry permit.
Unlike other ranges' generic state-mandated 8 hour basic handgun permit classes, Our Advanced TN Handgun Permit Training is a 24 hour battery of instruction that covers the subjects mandated by the State of Tennessee for a resident to carry a handgun in an open or concealed manner, PLUS provides the student with a much more thorough and fundamentally solid handgun education and skill-set that lends itself to a more practical and realistic level of safety and defensive prowess.
Why should you take our Advanced Concealed Carry Permit Class?
We have found, through personal and training experience, that merely taking the state mandated class to get a state-issued Concealed Carry Permit is not enough training to empower you to safely & effectively protect yourself, while also ensuring the safety of others and innocent bystanders. Honestly, the issuance of a gun permit doesn't mean that you actually know how to use that gun well, if at all, or that you are safe, proficient, and/or lethal in its use. It merely means that the state says you can carry it in public and outside of your home, because you shot a static paper target at about 21 feet, and have learned the laws of self-defense and about general handgun safety. What you don't learn in that class effective handgun deployment.
Given the thorough nature of our Advanced Concealed Carry Curriculum, our Concealed Carry Permit instructional process is suitable for both new and experienced shooters, regardless of whether you have attended or participated in any structured training in the past. To ensure that you are the most responsibly armed citizen in your community, in addition to the State of Tennessee mandated handgun permit instruction, the Dauntless Tactical Advanced Concealed Carry Permit Coursework combines the extensive Live Fire instructional and training curricula of our Brilliant Handgun 1, Introductory Pistol Drills, and/or the Intro to Pistol or the USCCA Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals courses.
As we sincerely think and feel that it is our responsibility for making sure that, God forbid, if you should ever have to deploy your firearm in self-defense, or in defense of another, that you AND the rest of the public are safe, by ensuring that as a responsibly armed person you are well-instructed, well-trained, and well-drilled. It is our policy that we will not present or certify the TN Handgun Permit coursework at the rudimentary level only. All students seeking to obtain their TN Handgun Permit through Dauntless Tactical must undergo our comprehensive handgun training regimen. We are not a puppy mill for handgun permits. We focus on real training.
We INSIST that you be well-trained.
If you a beginner or novice shooter and need fundamental instruction, or a training refresher, then check out our Introductory Skills Seminars & Courses.
Looking for more advanced training? Looking to develop the Dauntless Mindset?
If you're looking to become an expert with, or go beyond the handgun, then check out our Brilliant, Dynamic, & Aggressive Courses.
For group training, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a class for your group.
The TN Concealed Carry Handgun Course is a required prerequisite prior to applying for a TN Concealed Carry Handgun permit. The course is designed to teach the laws governing the use of deadly physical force, the handgun carry statute and relevant issues related to carrying a handgun in the state of Tennessee.
This course further teaches the attendees correct weapon handling skills, the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship and how to safely draw the pistol from the holster. With a passing score of this course the attendee can apply for their Tennessee Handgun Permit.
Course Objectives: To fully meet the course requirement to apply for a Tennessee Handgun permit.
Firearm, Ammo & Gear Requirements (Student or Dauntless Provided):
All handguns, ammo and gear must approved by the instructor.
Prerequisite: None mandated by the state. However, you will be required to pass the standard Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security Handgun Unit range qualification.
Don't worry if you have little or no experience with handguns, because we will only teach this course as part of our Advanced Concealed Carry Course Bundle, you will quickly gain proficiency from taking the Intro to Pistol & Brilliant Handgun 1 Combo, or the Brilliant Handgun & Introductory Pistol Drills combo portions of the bundle.