Teaching the proper techniques and care for handling firearms.
Dr. Daniel Rybicki has forty years of experience in psychology and education and professional training. He served for 11 years as a police psychologist and worked with law enforcement and security organizations in a variety of roles. With additional training in firearms and personal safety, Dr. Rybicki and his team can bring you training and consultation which is alert to your needs and suited to your special circumstances. We encourage Confident Carry by meeting you at your level and facilitating the safe and structured acquisition of skills and the mindset for self defense and home security.
We provide training in a number of local settings including dry-fire and classroom training in various classrooms and meeting rooms (and on location at your site by request). We also provide live-fire training at various gun ranges and some outdoor locations. Our flexibility in these domains helps us meet your specific training needs.
Developing a Responsible and Safe Mindset and Skills by Developing your Confident Carry techniques.
You can develop confidence in the use of firearms such as semi-automatic pistols or pistol caliber carbines by individual instruction on the safe and responsible handling of guns. Classroom instruction on safety, legal issues, situational awareness, and the mechanics of firearms is the starting point for this training. Depending on your individual needs we customize a live-fire experience on one of several local ranges where you can work on stance, grip, sight alignment, and other fundamentals. With the option to attend other more advanced classes you can increase your competency and confidence in the defensive use of firearms for personal safety and home defense.
2.5 hour one-on-one Firearms Instruction
$230; Range fee included; hearing and eye protection included; personal firearms allowed, some rental options available at range; student may bring ammunition or purchase at range.
3.0 hour two to one Firearms Instruction $330; Great for couples or families.
Most sessions begin with essential classroom training on safety and grip and stance; situational awareness; legal issues. Subsequent individual or group instruction with live fire can be arranged in one to two hour blocks.
With a combination of classroom, dry-fire, and live-fire training we introduce the new shooter to pistols and pistol caliber carbines. Strong emphasis on safety and core elements of responsible defensive use of firearms. Suitable for solo or small group instruction.
Contact us using the form at the bottom of this page to inquire about dates, cost, and other details.
This 1-day course is designed to make you effective with your weapon in a real world gunfight. Focused on developing the fundamentals of defensive gunfighting. You will learn the fundamentals of combat shooting with realistic live fire scenarios that will instill confidence and a fighting, never give up mindset.
Learn about responding to Spree Shooting and Active Shooter incidents. Situational Awareness, Response Options, Self-Defense, and Orientation to Trauma Medical Response. Team Taught with Grey Solutions. Must contact directly by phone for details and to register. $10 per person; class limited to 40 persons. CLASS FULL
Course focused on real world gunfight situation. Trains tactical fundamentals to survive. Ideal for new or experienced shooters who have never learned modern tactical or combat shooting techniques. We train with realistic live fire scenarios to instill confidence and proper mindset. Team Taught with Grey Solutions
Dr. Dan Rybicki has developed an easy approach to learn about Home Defense, Concealed Carry Issues, Situational Awareness, Gun Safety, Legal Issues, and dealing with the Aftermath of a Defensive Use of Force.
Using video technology you can access and learn about such issues in a two-part video series which includes over 5 hours of instruction. Powerpoint slides, video segments, lecture, and live demonstration are among the teaching methods used.
You can study this material in advance of doing your live-fire range time with Dr. Rybicki.
Contact us for more information and pricing for this At Home Online Training.
Here is what people have said about this course:
"Timely course providing not only useful contemporary and practical information, but also a great introduction to more advanced legal and practical concepts in home and personal defense. Dan clearly has a wealth of experience and knowledge and an effective teaching style. Those with little pre-course knowledge as well as those with more advanced training will likely find the information useful." Dr. Jeffrey M., former law enforcement professional 07/26/21
This classroom training is part of the USCCA approved training program with a set of detailed materials that address legal requirements and practical considerations for concealed carry. Topics include introductions to firearms, situational awareness, decision-making for levels of use of force, and what to do after a critical incident. This course often includes a section that addresses the WA 1639 training requirements.
This classroom training is another part of the USCCA approved training program with a set of detailed materials that address legal requirements and practical considerations for home defense. Topics include introductions to target hardening, safety and storage of firearms, situational awareness, decision-making for levels of use of force, and what to do after a critical incident in the home. This course often includes a section that addresses the WA 1639 training requirements.
We can schedule individual, couple, and small-group training programs to suit the needs of beginners, persons with intermediate skills and experience, and persons with more advanced levels of training. We have access to other trainers in our program who have extensive tactical experience as Special Forces, Seals, or Law Enforcement. Contact us to discuss your specific needs.
We cannot teach anyone who is pregnant, allow anyone in classes who is legally restricted from being in possession or owning a firearm (felon, misdemeanor of domestic violence, adjudicated mentally ill, or a person who uses marijuana, drug abuser, or uses drugs other than prescribed). Instructors and Range officials reserve the right to restrict access and/or terminate instruction based on any issue which may jeopardize safety. Students may be asked to provide documentation (copy of concealed carry permit; state firearms license; copy of current, active, full-time service with a public law enforcement agency, United States Armed Forces, or government security agency; or
evidence of no criminal history with a local background check from a law enforcement agency that also includes the phone number and contact name with the agency used.
U.S. Law Shield provides protection and representation in the event of you having to defend yourself from a life threatening incident. Use the link below to learn more about this important resource for you and your family.