Shooting Simulator and Firearms Training Center​​
J-RAT Defense Lab​​​​
Training Services
Our Pledge
J-RAT Defense Lab was created so that there was a safe, friendly, and easily accessible environment for citizens to learn and train in the art of shooting and personal defense.  All of our courses are private instruction and scheduled at the clients convenience.  J-RAT Defense Lab believes that one on one communication with the instructor, coupled with the simulator technology shortens the learning curve for all of our students.   
J-RAT Defense Lab is dedicated to providing a comprehensive and customizable firearms training program to improve the performance of clients at all skill levels and equip citizens with the knowledge and confidence to responsibly exercise their right to self and home defense.
  1. Intro to Pistol - $140
    This is a 4 hour beginner’s course designed for individuals who want learn about revolvers and semi¬automatic pistols. The course goal is to teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. Students will learn the different parts of a pistol and their function, types of actions, rules for safe gun handling, ammunition, pistol malfunctions, range rules and operations, weapon maintenance and storage.
  2. Pistol 1 - $175
    This is a 5-hour course of instruction designed to take you from the first shot to the holster. The course goal is to instill and solidify the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship, which is the foundation of any excellent marksman. This is an intensive course of instruction in which three of the four hours is done on the simulator. The fifth hour will be live fire at the range. You must have taken my Intro to Pistol course or show you have the knowledge and skills needed for safe gun handling.
  3. Combat Pistol
    Coming in Aug 2018!
  4. Live Fire Training
    This is where it all comes together! J-Rat Defense Lab ends all of our courses with a live fire event at a private range. We will be there with you for your first shots insuring a safe and fulfilling experience. If you're experienced shooter and need just a little help to work through a problem, give us a call and we can schedule a session at the range.
  5. NC Conceal Carry - $150. $35 for each additional
    This is an 8-hour course designed to explain to the student the aspects of the North Carolina Concealed Carry Handgun law as it applies to the rights of the citizen to carry a concealed handgun and to teach and apply the fundamentals of safety and basic marksmanship. At the end of the course, the student will receive a certificate to apply for the NC Conceal Carry Permit.
  6. Advanced Conceal Carry
    Fall 2018!
  7. Course of Fire Development
    Our simulators can be quickly programmed to run any course of fire for a weapon qualification, competition, or shooting event. We have federal and state qualification tables, IPSC, Steel Challenge etc.. in the system already. If not, we can quickly get it in the system for you to train on.
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