Capital Defense Instruction LLC

Northern Virginia's Premier Personal Safety and Firearms Training Academy

IMPORTANT (COVID-19) NOTICE: The personal safety, health, and well-being of our instructors and clients is our top priority. We're committed to being responsive to your training needs and concerns as the Coronavirus situation evolves. During periods of government mandated "social distancing" we will be offering the NRA New Gun Owner Safety Course. You can take this class online from the comfort of your home with a live in-person certified firearms instructor. If you're like many Americans that have recently purchased a first gun or you're seriously considering buying a firearm, this course is ideal for you. SIGN-UP AND REGISTER TODAY! We are also offering the 4 hour DC renewal and 16 hour DC Concealed Pistol License Course (classroom portion) in a Live Zoom Online Class while government mandates are in effect.

Please call us at 1-800-528-5862 or email us if you have questions. Please contact us regarding non-online training opportunities. Mandates surrounding COVID-19 are fluid and can change, therefore we are limiting the sizes and frequency of onsite courses following the health precaution recommendations of the President of the United States, CDC, and local officials.

Welcome to Capital Defense Instruction LLC -northern Virginia’s premier personal safety and firearms training academy. We provide firearm safety education,
pistol marksmanship simulator training, personal safety strategies classes, comprehensive multi-state concealed carry permit courses, the DC Concealed Pistol License Course, safety-related consultation and intentional live-fire instruction on the range for the new to experienced shooter. We offer a combination of classroom and range courses for men and women. We also conduct popular NRA rifle, shotgun and pistol courses including the Basic Pistol Shooting Instructor Led Training, Blended Courses, and Continuing Education Courses for Instructor Recertification.

With our headquarters being in Fairfax, Virginia; clients come to us from throughout the heart of Virginia, suburban Maryland, and the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Our office has state of the art corporate amenities; is wheelchair accessible; and has plenty of parking.

Do you want to be able to legally carry in the Washington, DC? Registration for the next DC Concealed Pistol License Course is now open. It will be held on DECEMBER 18 & 19, 2021. Because of "social distancing" government orders, we are conducting this course live and online. Register today by visiting our
COURSE CALENDAR page then click on the course date. In this Live ZOOM Online Class you can ask questions and receive answers from the comfort of your home.
Applicants for a license to carry a concealed handgun in the District of Columbia no longer need to provide "good and sufficient" reason for carrying a handgun nor do you have to be a resident of DC.

Need to take the RENEWAL DC CPL Course? The cost for renewal training is only $160 per person. Below are links to register and submit payment for our DC CPL Renewal Courses:
February 26, 2022 (12:30pm to 5pm).
March 12, 2022 (12:30pm to 5pm).