Classes - Virginia Beach

Sharpen your skills with our diverse classes, covering handguns, carbines, and self-defense. At Freedom Outdoors, we take pride in fostering an inclusive environment, offering specialized women-only concealed carry classes and training for individuals at any skill level. Our professionals are ready to guide you through these distinctive courses.

Introductory Handgun

The introduction and foundation to all Freedom Outdoors handgun training.  Covering the fundamentals of gun handling and shooting, this basic training meets the requirements to obtain the Virginia Concealed Carry Permit and takes approximately three (3) hours.  $179.95*

*Intro Handgun only:  The price includes everything needed to begin training:  (handgun, magazines, ammo, holster, belt, double mag pouch, eye/ear protection, and targets). You are more than welcome to bring your own eye and ear protection, but both will be provided should you choose not to.

Intermediate Handgun

Introduces engaging targets from various positions, as well as handling reloads, malfunctions, and one handed manipulations. The pre-requisite for this class is our Introductory Handgun Course (CCW), and it runs approximately three (3) hours.  $179.95

Gear Requirements: Comfortable clothing & footwear, Handgun, at least two (2) Magazines or Speed Loader, Moon Clip, or Speed Strip for Revolvers (3 preferred), Holster, Magazine Pouch, at least 100 rounds of ammunition (150 rounds preferred), Ear Protection, and Eye Protection

Advanced Handgun

Introduces handling the gun utilizing cover & concealment, shooting on the move, and utilizing the gun under low-light conditions. The pre-requisites for this class are Introductory Handgun and Intermediate Handgun, and it runs approximately three (3) hours. $179.95

Gear Requirements: Comfortable clothing & footwear, Handgun, at least two (2) Magazines or Speed Loader, Moon Clip, or Speed Strip for Revolvers (3 preferred), Holster, Magazine Pouch, at least 100 rounds of ammunition (150 rounds preferred), Ear Protection, and Eye Protection

Handgun Optics

Handgun Optics –   An introduction on how to select and shoot a Red Dot Optic on a handgun.  The pre-requisite for this class is our Introductory Handgun Course (CCW). Three (3) hours. * The price includes everything needed for the class:  (handgun, magazines, ammo, holster, belt, double mag pouch, eye/ear protection, and targets. You are more than welcome to bring your own gear. $199.95

Handgun Practice

Is the follow-up training to CCW, Intermediate and Advanced Handgun. By completing the respective courses, this provides students the opportunity to sharpen their skillsets taught in these courses. Each Practice training runs for one (1) hour. $47.00

Gear Requirements: Comfortable clothing & footwear, Handgun, at least two (2) Magazines or Speed Loader, Moon Clip, or Speed Strip for Revolvers (3 preferred), Holster, Magazine Pouch, at least 100 rounds of ammunition (150 rounds preferred), Ear Protection, and Eye Protection

Competition Class

This class is for shooters who want to challenge themselves with competition level training. Participants should have completed our Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced handguns skills courses. We will set up mock stages and scenarios that are commonly found in competitive pistol shooting events. There will be significant movement on the range both holstered and unholstered. Emphasis will be placed on rapid target acquisition and transitions and movement from shooting point to shooting point. All events will be timed and scored. Class is two (2) hours. $125.00

Gear Requirements: Comfortable clothing & Show up with gear from factory to open division and skills from Unclassified and up, 150 rounds of ammunition, Eye & Ear Protection.

Revolver

Covers revolver specific techniques of handling, shooting, and reloading.  This training meets the requirements to obtain the Virginia Concealed Carry Permit and takes approximately three (3) hours.  $109.95

Gear Requirements: Comfortable clothing & footwear, Revolver, at least two Speed Strips, Speed Loaders, or Moon Clips (3 preferred), Holster, Magazine Pouch, at least 100 rounds of ammunition (150 preferred), Ear Protection, and Eye Protection

Introductory Carbine

Will begin with a brief discussion built around comparisons between shooting dynamically and other shooting disciplines; also covering the fundamentals of shooting, and the difference in mindset versus technique. The  class will provide professional feedback to shooters to assist in increasing speed, efficiency, and overall shooting capability. The analytical process will involve mount, stance, trigger control, rapid sight acquisition, mindset, and sight management, rapid engagements from ready positions, and recoil control to develop an efficient dynamic carbine shooter. Approximately three (3) hours. $179.95

Gear Requirements: Comfortable clothing & footwear, AR-style Carbine (.223/5.56), at least two (2) Magazines (3 preferred), Sling, Magazine Pouches, Ear Protection, Eye Protection, at least 100 Rounds of Ammunition (150 preferred).

Intermediate Carbine

Focuses on providing students with a skillset of gun manipulations during various types of reloads, transitions, malfunctions, and acquiring targets not in the initial field of view. This training process will develop increased efficiency and the capability to solve problems associated with reloading, transitions from carbine to handgun, determining corrective actions for malfunctions, and engaging outside the initial field of view. Shooters will develop the ability to conduct improvised gun manipulation for solving problems associated to dynamic carbine operation. The pre-requisite for this class is Introductory Carbine Class. This course is approximately two (2) hours. $179.95

Gear Requirements: Comfortable clothing & footwear, AR-style Carbine (.223/5.56), at least two (2) Magazines (3 preferred), Sling, Carbine Magazine Pouches, Ear Protection, Eye Protection, at least 100 Rounds of Carbine Ammunition (150 preferred), Handgun, at least two (2) Magazines or Speed Loader, Moon Clip, or Speed Strip for Revolvers (3 preferred), Holster, Magazine Pouch, and 50 rounds of Handgun ammunition

Advanced Carbine

Focuses on providing students with a skillset of gun manipulations while shooting utilizing cover& concealment, shooting on the move, and utilizing the carbine in low light. Shooters will develop the ability to conduct improvised gun manipulation for solving problems associated with dynamic carbine operation. The pre-requisite for this class is Introductory Carbine & Intermediate Carbine Class. This course is approximately two (2) hours. $179.95

Defensive Shotgun

Will begin with a brief discussion built around comparisons between shooting disciplines and mindset versus technique. This class will cover different types of shotguns and the differences in ammunition. The mount, stance, operation, loading, changeovers, and malfunctions will be discussed in this course. Approximately two (2) hours. $179.95

Gear Requirements: Comfortable clothing & footwear, Pump Action or Semi-Auto (Pump Action Preferred), Sling, Pouch or similar to reload from, Ear Protection, Eye Protection, at least 100 Rounds of Ammunition (150 preferred) *SLUGS ONLY.

Concealed Carry Workshop

Concealed carry workshop is a class for people who are interested in learning the basic needs for carrying a handgun concealed on their person. We will cover equipment selection as well as clothing options for concealment. Range exercises will focus on drawing and shooting from a variety of carry positions in concealment as well as re-holstering safely. Class is three (3) hours, $179.95.

The pre-requisite for this class is our Introductory Handgun. Additionally, students should bring their personal equipment for concealed carry i.e., Holsters, Spare magazine holders, 150 rounds of Ammunition, Ear & Eye Protection and a Cover Garment. A cover garment that either buttons down or zips in the front is a good idea to practice drawing from either an open jacket or a pullover type sweatshirt.

Unarmed Self-Defense

Introduces participants to concepts designed to end a conflict before the necessity of the use of a firearm. This course will include discussions focused on increasing situational awareness, defensive mindset, and avoiding conflict. Participants will also be exposed to physical techniques designed to defend, disengage, and escape an assailant. Please wear comfortable athletic clothing and footwear. This course is approximately three (3) hours long. $149.95

Home Defense

Is designed to educate participants in the methods and techniques of moving through a structure in a defensive manner. Participants will be exposed to fundamental room clearing tactics, and participate in practical room clearing exercises designed for the everyday responsible gun owner. Realistic training aids will be utilized to reinforce room clearing fundamentals. This course is approximately two (2) hours long. $199.95

Stop the Bleed

Is designed to educate participants on how to effectively administer life-saving medical care during or after a catastrophic event. Training will concentrate on the application of tourniquets, controlling bleeding, the management of gunshot wounds, and the treatment of shock. This course is approximately two (2) hours long. Please wear comfortable athletic clothing and footwear. $40.00

CPR & AED

Is an interactive training course that provides education on CPR, AED, and choking emergencies. Lessons and discussions will include both adult and child CPR, AED, and choking, in addition to infant choking and CPR. This course is approximately three (3) hours long. Please wear comfortable athletic clothing and footwear. $149.95

Gun safety and the proper use of firearms are top priorities at FREEDOM OUTDOORS. We’ve created a safe, educational environment to teach shooters how to safely shoot and handle their firearms while fine tuning their shooting skills. We offer a variety of courses for shooters with specific areas of interest, from certification in concealed carry to personal protection classes.

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