Capital Defense Instruction LLC

Northern Virginia's Premier Personal Safety and Firearms Training Academy

NRA New Gun Owner Safety Seminar

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This Distance Learning Online Course is conducted live and in-person by Law Enforcement and Civilian Certified Firearms Instructor(s). You are able to ask questions and receive answers from the comfort of your home in this Live Online Zoom Class.

Learn what to expect and what is needed for your first firearms purchase, your first trip to the range, and how to progress forward with different live-fire training opportunities within the firearms community. This course highlights the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential for selecting, safely handling, storing and cleaning a firearm. This interactive class is about 2 hours in length and is a great introduction to the important aspects of owning a firearm.
Cost is only $99 per person and topics include:
  • Gun Safety
  • Gun Storage
  • Types of Firearms and Their Parts
  • Magazines, Ammunition and Sights
  • What to Expect on the Range
  • What You Need at the Range
  • Cleaning Your Gun
  • Firearm Selection
  • Revolvers vs. Pistols (pros and cons)
  • Additional Training Courses & Opportunities
  • and more
Additional Info:
  • Cost is only $99 per person (See below for upcoming dates and to register.)
  • No firearms or ammunition needed
  • Course length approximately 2 hours.
  • If your goal is to acquire a concealed carry permit, take our in person classroom-based 4-hour concealed carry permit course which is more comprehensive and covers topics not included in this course. Also as of January 1, 2021 all training to submit application for a Virginia concealed handgun permit must be in-person. Therefore this course does NOT meet the requirements for a VA CHP.
  • Download Zoom here (It's FREE and required for class)
  • Refunds are only given if online course is cancelled by Capital Defense Instruction LLC. Failure to attend online training will forfeit tuition paid.

Upcoming Dates:
AUGUST 18, 2022 New Gun Owner Safety Seminar (9:00am-11:00am)
Live Zoom Online Class


SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 New Gun Owner Safety Seminar (9:00am-11:00am)
Live Zoom Online Class


If you have any questions, call 1-800-528-5862 or email