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Maryland Wear & Carry Class (Concealed Carry) Friday and Saturday August 10 & 11 10 AM

August 10 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 6:00 pm

$249.99 - $349.99

This is an intensive course that exceeds the training requirements for the Maryland Wear and Carry Permit.  Curriculum is 8 hrs for renewal and 16 hrs for initial applications and gives a good overview of responsibility that comes with carrying a firearm on a daily basis.

The team of instructors will guide you through the curriculum which includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • The Wear and Carry application process
  • Handgun safety & operation
  • Cleaning and storage
  • Maryland law
    • Purchasing
    • Legal transport of firearms
    • Sale/transfer
    • Use of force
    • Permitted/prohibited locations
  • Law enforcement interaction
  • Situational Awareness
  • Ammunition & Terminal ballistics
  • Pistol and Holster selection
  • Drawing from the holster
  • Concealed vs. Open Carry
  • Case study
  • Shoot/Don’t shoot scenario
  • “After the final shot” discussion what happens AFTER you defend yourself
  • Insurance considerations

For attending, students will receive;

  • Hendershot’s range badge and lanyard
  • Holster certification (upon successful completion of the course) to allow for practice during use of the range
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Additional benefits and discounts at the store

Students are also required to complete a rigorous 50 round qualification.  Be prepared to fire 200 rounds (Supplied with the class. Ammunition is limited to either 9mm or .40 S&W any other caliber must be provided by the student). Students must bring their own handgun, 2 magazines, and holster.  Class size is limited.  Tuition is $249.99 (8hrs) and $349.99 (16hrs).

Successful completion of this course does not guarantee that students will receive their wear/carry permit from Maryland State Police.  Maryland is a “may issue” state and, as such, applicants need to have a “good and substantial” reason to be approved.  For more information please visit the Maryland State Police website.

This course is offered on 2 consecutive days.  Initial applicants must attend both days.  Students who are renewing their carry permits must attend the 2nd day only.

If you are renewing your wear/carry permit, it is recommended you complete your training at least 3 months before your permit expires.

If you have any questions about whether or not you may qualify, please call the Maryland State Police, Licensing Division.


Philip Andrews


Hendershot’s Sporting Goods
19828 National Pike
Hagerstown, MD, 21740
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