Practical Self-Defense- Pepper Spray (PSD-PS)  One of the most common questions people tend to have is what type of weapon should I carry and when should I carry it. Short answer, always carry a weapon based upon your skills and training. You do not know the time, manner or place where you might fall victim to a violent personal encounter; if you did, you would only train and carry for that specific situation at that specific time. Pepper spray has proven to be an effective weapon that can be carried in most places and during a variety of activities. For this reason we strongly encourage training in its use and believe it should be in everyone's self defense toolbox. 

According to the U.S. Department of Justice there are over 7 million violent crimes committed each year. A violent crime is defined as rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. Even scarier, estimates range as high as 45% of violent crimes go unreported every day. Every 3 seconds someone is violently assaulted. Just since you started reading this paragraph 3-4 people have been victimized. 

One of the first things you will learn in the 
Practical Self-Defense courses is that it is always best to be armed in some way at all times. Pepper spray is a great choice due to its effectiveness as well as its ease of carry. It has been said that the most important thing about any weapon is that it acts as a trigger when linked with good situational awareness and attack recognition skills. We happen to agree with this sentiment. When confronted with any dangerous threat the act of employing the weapon automatically triggers heightened awareness and the combatives sequence begins to play out in your mind. 

This 2.5 hour course includes classroom instruction and training in physical combative movements. All physical activity is practiced at your own comfort level using an inert spray for safety purposes. We will have the most effective pepper spray options for sale at the end of this class.

This course will cover: 

  • Pepper spray overview (Oleoresin Capsicum components)
  • Pepper spray physical, physiological and psychological effects
  • Pepper spray options and differences
  • Use of force laws
  • Carry options
  • Deployment techniques
  • Decontamination techniques

Course Requirements:

  • Willingness to learn 
  • Positive attitude
  • Comfortable, gym or workout attire
  • Water bottle
  • Protein snack