Our Classes – Select Your Firearm & CCW Training

Armed2Defend offers many pistol, NRA, and defensive classes.

Please select from the classes below for more details:


Trust your training to the BEST!

Kevin Sadeski, Chief Instructor, has personally trained over 19,000 for the Ohio Concealed Carry License and over 500 NRA Certified Pistol Instructors.

  • Only NRA Certified Trainer in the nation to win the Angie’s List Super Service Award.
  • NRA Membership Recruiter of the Year for 2016
  • Top 10 NRA Certified Instructor in the Nation for NRA membership recruiting for 2012 & 2013.
  • #1 NRA Certified Instructor recruiter in the Nation from 2014 through 2018.
  • As a Chief RSO, Kevin owns and maintains one of Ohio’s largest instructional ranges.


Check Out Our Current Course Offerings!

Our Ohio Concealed Carry License Training is a Basic Pistol Course

Get Your Ohio CCW License!

Ohio Concealed Carry Training

Continue to Train!

Improve and develop your shooting skills through continued instruction. We offer several programs for you to continue practicing while keeping your cost at a minimal. 

Remember the shooting improvements you made in your training? We want to have you back and keep progressing!

Build Your Shooting Skills & Earn Awards!

NRA Marksmanship Qualification

Continue to Develop Your Shooting Skills!

Refresh CCW Range Training

Ladies, Come Train With US!

Columbus Women’s Shooting Group

Learn CCW Skills in the New NRA CCW!

NRA CCW Course Training

Instructor Training

Get certified to teach gun classes! Want to teach Ohio concealed carry or just your friends?

Not all instructor training is the same. Armed2Defend has trained over 500 certified instructors. Let our experience carry over into your training!

Get the Best Materials and Resources!

Become a USCCA Certified CCW Instructor

Get the Gold Standard in Instructor Certification!

Become an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor

Take Your Training to the Next Level with CCW!

Get the New NRA CCW Instructor Certification

Get Certified to Run Shooting Ranges!

NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) Certification

Get Certified to Teach Range Safety Officers!

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO) Certification

Our Most Recent Student Reviews:

Megan L.
Megan L.
23:33 13 Mar 21
Highly recommend! Very nice and informative
Aaron B.
Aaron B.
22:20 07 Mar 21
This class was one of the best classes I've taken. It was fun and entertaining as well as informative. I felt the upselled everything, yet everything they sold was only high quality products that they believed in. Now I believe in them too. They're motto, "It's a lifestyle." is something I've already learned to adapt.
christine B.
christine B.
22:15 07 Mar 21
I had an incredible experience with the class yesterday. I had some knowledge as to what was to be expected. The class was informative and educational. For me the best part of the day was the drive home, my 22 year old son was with me and the knowledge he gained from the experience. I would highly recommend this company.
Christine B.
Christine B.
22:12 07 Mar 21
My 22 year old son and I attended the class yesterday. To say we err impressed is an understatement. The instructors were fabulous and answered all of our questions. They had excellent scenarios to help us better understand this life choice. The range was awesome and we watched people who had never handled a weapon become confident in their abilities. It was truly an incredible experience. I highly recommend Arm2defend
Joseph G.
Joseph G.
21:23 07 Mar 21
As someone who has taken NRA Pistol classes before, I was happily surprised that the range training for the CHL featured 5+ NRA Instructors, as well as the leaders of the training, Alisha, and Kevin who are NRA Instructors themselves. Most other training providers I considedred don't provide instruction during the training process, and the investment in qualified NRA Instructors made me feel much better about this training over the others that I investigated before applying for my CHL. This is a great Company to use whether you're an experienced shooter, or have never shot a gun before. You will feel more comfortable with a firearm, and understand the responsibilities you have as a firearm owner by going through this company. Would highly recommend.
Chris B.
Chris B.
14:05 07 Mar 21
I signed up to get my conceal handgun license and was incredibly impressed by this team. They held an on line class as well as an in person class....
Brandi M.
Brandi M.
23:52 06 Mar 21
This was a great class to attend. The instructors were very knowledgeable on all the information given. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for this type of class.
Jason F.
Jason F.
23:17 28 Feb 21
Took the class last week. Highly recommend to anyone thinking about attending CCW training. Great class, Great Instructors
Tony J.
Tony J.
19:25 20 Feb 21
Great class and great detail for CCW holders.
Bobbie S.
Bobbie S.
01:28 17 Jan 21
Took my class today! Would recommend to anyone! Such great people running this program and so much one on one attention in the range. Thanks so much! Bobbie Sheets
Tabetha L.
Tabetha L.
18:43 05 Jan 21
The staff was very knowledgeable from class to the range. It was absolutely the best experience.
Dream B.
Dream B.
02:28 04 Dec 20
This was a very informative class with great instructors, they did a awesome job with engaging and involving everyone in the class. Also huge shout out to Instructor George at the range, Doing an awesome job!!