Academy of Personal Defense and Security


 2505 Edgemont Rd., Wendell, NC 27591








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The Well Armed Woman

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Carrie Lightfoot is coming to North Carolina!

Welcome Reception
 The Well Armed Woman Certified Instructor Course

Welcome reception for Carrie Lightfoot will be on August 18th at 6:00 pm...see below to register for FREE!

TWAW Certified Instructor Course Pre-requisite: NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Students may register for Carrie's course prior to taking the Pistol Instructor course but must have the certification prior to her course date on August 19th. (See schedule and registration links below.)

TWAW Certified Instructor Course Post requirement: NRA Personal Protection In The Home Instructor Students must obtain this certification within six months of completing and passing TWAW Certification course. APDS will offer this course prior to Carrie's course and again within the six month requirement for those that need it. (See schedule and registration link below.)

Price discounts for TWAW members are available for all courses taught at APDS! *Note: You do not have to be a member of TWAW to participate in this training opportunity. All courses offered by APDS are available to men and women. To join TWAW:

June 9 & 10 - NRA Pistol Instructor Course with BIT: $275.00 (TWAW members: $247.50) Register

August 11 & 12 - NRA Pistol Instructor Course with BIT: $275.00 (TWAW members: $247.50) Register

August 18 - Welcome Reception for Carrie Lightfoot at Triangle Shooting Academy from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. FREE! All TWAW members and leaders are invited to attend! Register

August 19 - TWAW Certification Course: $199.99 Register (*Discount available to TWAW Leaders/Co-leaders)

November 18 - NRA PPITH Instructor Course - No BIT: $250.00 (TWAW members: $225.00) Register

Pistol Instructor Course prices include required Basic Instructor Training (BIT). Save $75.00 per course if your current BIT certification is 24 months old or less. BIT is not being offered with the PPITH Instructor Course.

For more information, contact Rhonda Allen, The Well Armed Woman - NC State Leader, at 919-625-2988.