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Florida Concealed Weapons of
Firearms License Class
Congratulations! You have made an important decision today. You have made
the decision to obtain your Florida Concealed Weapons or Firearms License
(CWFL). This is an important step towards ensuring the safety of yourself and
your loved ones in the uncertain world in which we now live; a step that we at
BASICS: Range & Gun do not take lightly. We will address all of your concerns
and ensure that you are comfortable with this very important decision.
This class satisfies the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service’s
training requirements for certification to apply for your CWFL, but it is SO much
We will discuss mindset; why you chose to take this course and why you desire to
carry a concealed weapon. We will introduce you to some FBI crime statistics
that will help to reinforce the decision you’ve made. These statistics will surprise
you, as they are NOT what you have been lead to believe by our media.
You will learn about the various types of firearms available, how they work, their
different advantages and disadvantages. If you are buying your first firearm, you
will have the knowledge your need to make an informed decision; a decision in
which you will be comfortable.
You will learn about the different kinds of ammunition and various calibers
available; what works and what doesn’t.
SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY! We will talk about the fundamentals of firearms
safety and safe firearms handling. You will handle many types of unloaded
firearms and learn how to check their condition and clear them if necessary, as
well as how to safely load and unload them. You will be given examples of what
can happen when people get complacent with firearms!
Through hands on exercises, you will learn the proper stance, grip, sight
alignment, trigger press and recoil control. These are basic skills that every
firearms owner needs to know. You will become comfortable with shooting a
firearm. We will also discuss the various methods available for carrying a
concealed weapon or firearm. You will be surprised at the number of options
We will discuss, in depth, Florida Statutes 790 (Weapons and Firearms) and
Florida Statutes Chapter 776 (Justifiable Use of Force). You will understand
what you can and cannot do with a concealed weapon or firearm under Florida
law. We will discuss Florida’s reciprocity with other states in great detail. We
will discuss what happens if you are involved in an act of self-defense involving a
weapon or firearm; your rights and responsibilities, and suggestions on how to
interact with law enforcement in the aftermath.
We will hold a live fire session on our range. Each of student will fire a minimum
of 25 rounds, or until you are comfortable handling a loaded firearm. We want
you to be confident when you complete the class.
Finally, your active participation in this class is paramount to your success. We
encourage your active involvement, this course is very hands on…you will learn.
Length of Course: 3hrs
Serviceable firearm (pistol or revolver)
25 rounds of suitable ammunitionNote: BASICS: Range & Gun can supply
all necessary equipment if you do not have your own.