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The Preserve Academy


Jul 13 2021


5:00 pm - 9:00 pm



Home Invasion Family Defense Seminar

Home invasions occurs every day in the United States. According to the Department of Justice, an estimated 3.7 million burglaries occur every year. This course will discuss having a plan.

If you own a firearm for home defense. Training and preparation can make the difference between life and death. This course will discuss legal rights, deference and de-escalation techniques, and will include live-fire techniques on the range. In this course we will discuss hostile encounters and techniques to keep your mind and body in the fight. We will teach you to quickly assess the details of your situation. Most of all we will test your judgment and decision-making process under realistic stress. The focus is to shift your mindset and build the confidence you need for you, your family, and loved ones to survive a home invasion.

Our home invasion defense clinic continues to offer a variety of moving and shooting drills and will incorporate the use of flashlights and low light encounters. We cover drawing, moving, and shooting from CQB positions and positions of cover. We will also incorporate clearing malfunctions on the move and introduce new shooting scenarios that will force the shooter to use critical thinking skills while moving and shooting.

Lastly, we introduce a variety of shoot and no shoot drills that force the student to properly identify the potential threat prior to pulling the trigger.

Required equipment: Reliable firearm (that you are familiar with), holster and sturdy belt, at least two (2) magazines, 200 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection and flashlight. A gun mounted light is acceptable at the approval of the instructor.

The following equipment is mandatory to participate in this class.

Required prerequisites: Previous shooting experience and a firm understanding of loading, unloading, clearing malfunctions, shooting fundamentals, and firearm safety.

We strongly encourage you to have experience with/ or take a drawing class, low light class, and moving and shooting class prior to enrolling in this seminar to participate in all the drills presented.

We are very glad to resume Preserve Academy classes and are keeping your health and safety as our highest priority. For each class, please bring a face mask and hand sanitizer. We will ensure classrooms, the range and all other areas related to your class are regularly cleaned and sanitized.

Thank you for your patience and for joining a Preserve Academy class. We are glad to have you back.

Member and Guest Dress Code.

When entering the Members Lodge Clubhouse, inclusive of the Double Barrel Kitchen Restaurant inside and outside dining, and the Preserve Academy classroom, we kindly ask that you abide by our Resort Casual Dress Code, permitting collared shirts, dress shorts, cotton and linen slacks, dressy blouses, pullover tops, dresses and maxi dresses, dress jeans, and close toed shoes.

Nonconforming clothing includes but is not limited to; bathing suits, beach coverups, camisoles, hoodies, non-dressy Jeans, carpenter pants, T-shirts, sweat suits, cutoffs, torn shorts, yoga pants, sneakers, and flip-flops.



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1 Preserve Boulevard, Richmond, RI, USA
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