For the health and safety of students, I have temporarily paused all in-person classes.


“Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals”

Is a live Zoom classroom with Cyn Ladd as your Instructor. 


The course is designed to reach students who are brand new to firearms (and maybe have never picked up a gun before) through those who are ready to learn more about defensive shooting and take the next step with their firearms skills, tools, and mindset. There are 3 levels to this course. Each level is approximately 2 hours. The shooting drills following each level will be scheduled
upon course completion and is included in the price. Range fees are charged separately.

For more information and to schedule your group class contact:

Cyn Ladd

Phone: 602-581-7577 or 507-381-9797



Women’s Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals.



Go at your own pace in the comfort of your home. Shooting Drills can be scheduled with Cyn Ladd following the completion of the eLearning course at $50 per hour.

Range Fees are charged separately.


Please let me know what I can do for you.


Ph: 602-581-7577 AZ

Ph: 507-381-9797 MN


Training available in Minnesota & Arizona

Helm of Awe:

Symbol of power, victory, protection, bravery

It was said to offer physical, spiritual, and mental protection to the warrior who wears it and helps conquer their own fears.

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