Scenario Based Concealed Carry Course

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This course is for those who have a need or want to protect themselves, family and valuables both inside and outside their home. The course will contain tips on outside perimeter security and interior security. You will learn how to take up defensive positions in case of Home Invasion and other forcible entry into your home and vehicle.

You will have a full understanding of how to move and defend when outside your home in your daily life. Once we cover the curriculum you will be placed in our simulation training area to run through “hands-on” scenarios with the use of Simunition marking cartridges against “real” bad guy role players to bring it all full circle.

***Previous handgun training is required***

4-Hour Sessions – Cost includes 50 rounds of simunition rounds and all training gear

One on One


Small Group Training

$229/per person

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A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required in order to reserve your training date. The amount of $100 will be applied to your training fee. If for some reason you cancel, the amount of $100 is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Once your seat in the class is confirmed. Your balance is due in full.

Cancellation Policy / Upon Sign-Up: Payment is non-refundable. If you must cancel, you may apply the cost of the course to any other upcoming class within the calendar year.
*$100 non-refundable deposit.
*Remaining balance of the course cost to be paid prior to your training date.

Course Details:

Topics To Be Covered:

  • Close Quarters Battle
  • Responsibilities of Using Deadly Force
  • Marking Cartridge Usage (Simunition)
  • Force on Force Simulation Drills both Inside and Outside the Home

At the end of the course the student will have a full understanding of how to make their home a “hard target”. The student will be able to apply room clearing and movement techniques learned in the class to their own home.


  • Concealment Clothing
  • Long Sleeve Shirt (optional: jacket for additional protection)
  • Hand Held Flashlight
  • Thin Gloves (optional)

**No Live Ammunition or Firearms of any kind permitted on the premises of Riddle Defense Training Facility!!

Course Location:
Riddle Defense
1000 NW 1st Ave, # 5, 6 & 7
Boca Raton, FL 33432

PRIVATE / One on One 4 hr Session: Cost $300 includes 50 rounds of simunition rounds and all training gear

SESSION CANCELLATION: Individual session cancellations are to be made at least 24 hours in advance of the session request, failure to do so will result with the student being charged for the session. 

REFUNDS: In the event that a medical problem or prolonged circumstances prevents completion of the contracted sessions within the time period set forth, the student may take an extended period of time to complete the sessions. Length of extension will be determined upon presentation of medical documents. Upon Sign-Up: Your payment is non-refundable. If you must cancel, you may apply the cost of the course to any other upcoming class within the calendar year.

Meet The Instructor

John Riddle is a Retired Sergeant who served with the West Palm Beach Police Department. During his 28 years of service he has worked as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer and Road Patrol Supervisor. John is certified in the State of Florida to teach Defensive Tactics and Firearms to Law Enforcement officers.

In 1989, John tried out and was selected to become a member of the SWAT Team for the West Palm Beach Police Department where he served for 16 years. He instructed the SWAT Team’s defensive tactics program, firearms and tactical entry. He worked for 13 years on the Entry Team and 3 years as a Sniper Team Leader. In 1996, John was selected as a member of the CAT Team; a street level narcotics unit that performed drug buys, wrote search warrants, conducted prostitution stings and worked tactical patrol duties in high risk areas.

John’s teaching career began in the mid 1980’s when he was assigned as a Combat Arms Training Instructor (CATM) in the United States Air Force Marksmanship Unit. During his Air Force career John taught firearm skills to Air Force Security Police, Air Force Base Law Enforcement Personnel, Para Rescue units and Combat Controllers. Click here to view John’s full bio and certifications