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Course Locations:

Darke County Fish & Game (DCF&G)

  • 1407 New Garden Rd, New Paris, Ohio, 45347



Must have taken Concealed Carry/Defensive Handgun or equivalent prior to taking this course.


Course Details

Defensive Handgun 2 is not a class for beginners seeking their Concealed Handgun License, but rather to teach Concealed Handgun License Holders the skills, attitude, mindset and gear necessary to carry a concealed pistol in public, without drawing unnecessary attention to oneself.  


Topics included will consist of:


-Proper presentation from concealment

-Proper retention while using public restrooms

-Being boringly invisiable

-Verbal Judo

-Defensive posturing



-Verbal escalation

-Managing unknown contacts 

-Not getting selected by violent criminal attackers (VCA's)

-Proper greeting of police and first responders

-Fighting in a 360 world

-Stoppage reduction drills


-Getting off the "X"




Required gear:


-Reliable Handgun .380 Auto and or .38 Special or above.  People with hand and arm strength issues may bring a .22LR should they feel as if they are unsafe with the calibers recommended.

-Quality leather or kydex strongside (3 to 4 o'clock), pocket, ankle or appendix holster.  NO SEPRA type holsters (security holsters with trigger finger releases) permitted unless issued and mandated by a law enforcement agency or military branch.  

-Magazine or speed loader pouches

-Three magazines. If capacity is less than ten, bring four magazines. If using a revolver, four speed loaders or speed strips or a combination thereof.

-Eye and Ear Protection


-200 rounds of quality factory ammunition

-Pants or shorts with belt loops, shirts with high colors (ejecting brass always makes their place at home in between low-cut shirts)

-Belt designed to carry the weight of the handgun and ammunition

-Concealment garment





DOWNLOAD/PRINT FORM and please for our convience and yours fill out the form with a black ink pen and bring it to class with you. This will help us speed up the class time, so we can spend more time training, and improving your skills. Thank You!




Interested in this course but cant attend the course date(s) or there are no more available dates listed? Join the course waitlist, make a $50 non-refundable deposit and pay the remaining balance of your course when we schedule it. You will be contacted when there is enough interest in scheduling another course. Click here to join.




9AM - 5PM





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