Endeavor Defense and Fitness hosts a variety of events and seminars covering all aspects of defense and fitness. We strive to bring the best instructors and information to Columbus for your benefit and all are welcome.
Self-defense training seminars
Self Defense Intro Class
These sessions are open to the public and you do not have to have any prior fighting experience.
All ability levels are welcome to train, though we recommend ages 16+ for this course do to the level of physical activity.
Fight to the Holster
(Day 2 is optional)
July 1 |9 AM to 4 PM – Fight to the Holster is a course that develops Concealed Carry Skills when the threat is in a range that can make physical contact.
Course Mission Statement:
To have the safest possible outcome when in contact with a threat, while maintaining the ability to deploy a firearm.
The course will be broken into two 3-hour blocks with a lunch break in the middle. The first half of the day will be developing skills and concepts to respond to threat at different points in the recognition/presentation timeline. The second half will be scenario training. Reality-based opportunities to apply skills with repetition.
July 2 – There will be a second day option to attend our Fundamentals of Concealed Carry course (generously discounted). This is an opportunity to refine some live fire holster presentation skills and, if you choose to stay for the lecture afterwards, the day-long course satisfies the training requirement for Ohio Concealed Carry Application.
This is a physical course but meant for all skill levels (we aren’t going to kill you). We do recommend you have some basic experience with self defense and/or some exposure to firearms (but not necessary). Wear comfortable clothing (possibly a change of clothes) and belted pants.
Holsters and blue guns are REQUIRED for this course.
You can rent a blue gun and holster for $25 (Limited supplies, especially left handed), but we recommend that you buy a blue gun that fits your holster (and hopefully you are using a hybrid holster for carry).You can find blue guns here
and holsters here
(they have many on clearance right now).
1 day, seminar only: Non-Member $150, Member $125
2 day, seminar and range: Non-Member $200, Member $175
Blue gun and holster rental $25 to all
Range gun and holster $25
Only 12 slots available – CLICK EVENT TITLE TO REGISTER
Fundamentals Of Concealed Carry
Our Fundamental Defensive Firearms course, focusing on tactics and concepts specifically for civilian Counter Ambush scenarios is practical training that prepares students for reality based threat confrontation. This includes incorporating natural startle/flinch responses, holster presentation, movement and balancing speed and precision. The majority of this course is live fire, practical instruction on the range. Students have the option of completing the lecture portion after to be eligible for the certificate of completion needed for and Ohio CCW application.
This is a ONE DAY course, meeting the state of Ohio’s requirements for the certificate of competency for the application of the concealed carry permit.
COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE DOES NOT GIVE YOU PERMISSION TO CONCEAL CARRY OR GIVE YOU A CONCEAL CARRY PERMIT, IT IS A REQUIREMENT TO APPLY FOR THE STATE OF OHIO CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT.
Sunday, July 2 | 9AM to 6PM (may go longer) at Endeavor Defense and Fitness
5040 Nike Dr. Unit D Hilliard, Ohio 43026
The shooting portion will take place at BRIAR RABBIT in ZANESVILLE. A convoy will leave Endeavor at 9am.
This day will include practical instruction taught entirely on the range. Dress appropriately for outdoor weather. The remainder of the classroom instruction will be held at Endeavor Defense and Fitness.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE:
-firearm is required (rental firearms are available for $20 but limited in quantity)
-holsters are required. If you don’t currently have one, recommended brands and styles can be suggested, contact us prior to the class starting (as soon as possible) and we can guide you to preferred gear.
-At least 250 rounds of ammunition, will not be provided and will not be for sale. Must be purchased independently in advance.
-lunch, food, beverages. Opportunity to get food will be available but bringing lunch and or snacks is recommended.
CONTACT US AT (614)219-9225 IF YOU WANT TO JUST ATTEND THE SHOOTING PORTION FOR TRAINING.
(Don’t have to stay for the lecture portion and do not receive course certificate.)
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