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Instructor Scott Weamer is a law enforcement officer and instructor with over sixteen years of diverse experience.  Over those sixteen years, Scott has been passionate about preparing police officers to survive violent encounters.  He is now committed to provide quality training to the civilian market, to ensure that his students are prepared (mentally and physically) to protect themselves and their loved ones.

Some of the following principles guide the training that Comprehensive Personal Defense offers:

"Train like you fight, fight like you train."

"Practice makes permanent.  Perfect practice makes perfect."

"At the moment of truth, you will not rise to the will sink to your level of training."

"The body can't go where the mind has never been."

"Train to the level of reality."

Join Comprehensive Personal Defense for some quality training, and learn how these guiding principles can help you achieve your goal of ensuring your own personal safety.


Carrying Concealed Weapon

This course satisfies the requirements necessary to apply for a CCW Permit in the State of Ohio.  This course involves eight hours of instruction in the following areas:  firearms safety, firearms safety in the home, legal issues concerning CCW, legal issues concerning use of force, and basic fundamentals of pistol marksmanship.
The curriculum exceeds the State minimum requirements, and an emphasis is placed on providing basic weapon handling and marksmanship skills.  The instructor also emphasizes the importance of the mental aspects of self-defense training, and introduces this material from the perspective of a law enforcement trainer.  This is also a great course for anyone new to handguns.


Basic Marksmanship

This four hour course focuses on the basic fundamentals of pistol marksmanship:  grip, stance, sight alignment, sight picture, trigger control, follow through, and recovery.  It is ideal for the beginning shooter, or the experienced shooter who wants to review and improve their skills.  This is not a PowerPoint class.  All four hours will be spent on the range.


Advanced Marksmanship

This four hour course reviews the basic fundamentals of pistol marksmanship, then quickly moves into more advanced topics.  Topics covered include:  working from the holster, reloading, controlled pairs, multiple targets, and movement.  This is not a PowerPoint class.  All four hours will be spent on the range.


Private Lessons

Private lessons will be offered by appointment only.  A minimum of two hours is required, and a maximum of four students per lesson.  Private lessons allow a curriculum that is customized to the needs of the student.  It also offers more individualized instruction, and an ideal learning environment.  Each student is responsible for all range fees.


Defensive Pistol

This four hour course reviews the elements of both the Basic and Advanced marksmanship courses, then moves into more advanced topics.  This class is taught from the perspective of surviving a violent encounter.  Emphasis is placed on movement and shooting on the move.  Both in-holster and out-of-holster weapon retention is covered, as well as some basic self defense techniques.  This course is ideal for the person who is serious about protecting themselves and their loved ones.


Personal Defense

This four hour course is designed to prepare the student to take a proactive approach to ensuring their own personal safety.  Emphasis is placed on preventative strategies designed to help the student avoid being involved in a violent encounter.  These strategies cover safety in the home, in a motor vehicle, and in public.  Basic, hands-on self-defense techniques are also taught.



I specialize in a variety of lesson plans, and know how to reach my students with the right balance of personalized attention, patience, practical training, and positive encouragement. I make learning fun through a variety of engaging and outside-the-box activities. Get in touch today to book this service.

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