Concealed Carry


Learn to handle your firearm correctly at Donoho’s Firearms Instruction.

Our course includes lessons on firearm safety, and we’ll teach you about protecting yourself physically, legally, and financially.

Concealed Carry Classes

1 Person for $150
2 People $115 each
3 or more people $105 each

Military Veterans- $100-Call for details

Cancellations within 3 days of your scheduled class will require a 50%deposit for any future class. The payment must be received at least 5 days prior to your rescheduled class.

Private Concealed Carry Classes
16 Hour Concealed Carry – $700 (includes up to 5 people)
50% due at least 10 days prior to class



Saturday Nov. 20th- 8AM-6PM and Sunday Nov. 21st 1PM-8PM


Saturday Dec. 11th- 8AM-6PM and Sunday Dec. 12th 1PM-8PM


What to Bring to Class

Handgun (no 22 caliber)
100 rounds of ammunition
Eye and ear protection
Willingness to learn

The courses we offer include:
Illinois Concealed Carry Training
Three-hour renewals
Handgun basics

What You’ll Learn in Our 16 Hour Class


  • Basic principles of marksmanship
  • Clearance checks
  • Muzzle and trigger finger discipline
  • Drawing
  • Holstering
  • Proper reloading
  • Malfunction cures
  • Muscle memory
  • Defensive shooting skills
  • Rapid fire and multi-taps
  • Speed and accuracy under stress
  • Mental training and the defensive mindset
  • Handgun selection
  • The law as related to Concealed Carry
    Prohibited areas and the parking lot exemptions
  • The appropriate and lawful interaction with law enforcement while possessing a concealed weapon
  • Use of force in defense of person, dwelling, and other property
  • Tampering with evidence
  • Witnesses
  • Statements to others
  • Castle doctrine and stand-your-ground laws
  • When and why to call 911
  • Understanding what your body will undergo during the stress of a violent attack
  • What to do and say if you’re forced to defend yourself with a weapon
  • Adequate vs excessive force
  • Thumbs-down factors
  • The good cop, bad cop routine
  • The 5th amendment
  • The Miranda warning
  • Perception time and reaction time
  • Warning shots (bad idea)
  • Statement cards
  • Liability insurance
  • Ammo
  • I.D.
  • Care
  • Storage
  • Selection
  • Power
  • Hydrostatic shock
  • Misfires
  • Hangfires
  • Squib loads
  • Bullet setback
  • Crimp jump
  • +P loads, and more
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