- $73 for an Ohio conceal-carry-certification class ($150 value)
The class location will vary, but is generally held in southeast Columbus in Reynoldsburg or Canal Winchester. The specific class location is given for each class date upon registering.
Classes include use of 22 caliber pistol, ammo, safety equipment, a minimum of 50 rounds fired, and a passport photo for a license, should you choose to apply.
Armed2Defend operates a covered outdoor pistol range in Canal Winchester, Ohio.
Instructors can supply .22 LR pistols and ammunition usage at no additional charge.
At a Glance
More than 8,000—that's how many people Armed2Defend's instructors have trained to obtain concealed-handgun licenses in the state of Ohio. Yet that number only accounts for a portion of their clientele. With more than 100 instructors and range-safety coaches in the ranks, Armed2Defend also hosts defensive pistol training, NRA instructor training, and a women's-only pistol-shooting group. Armed2Defend's certified instructors offer guidance and practice for experienced shooters and beginners alike.