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Classroom based instruction. Satisfies requirement for Arizona permit. Covers following topics:

  • Firearm Safety Brief

  • Elements of Self-Defense

  • Legal component of Arizona Concealed Carry

  • Liabilities associated with Concealed Carry

  • Law Enforcement Contact Guidelines

  • Informed Situational Awareness

  • Practical Principles of Concealed Carry

  • Equipment and gear considerations



This is the classroom version of the EDC C.O.RE. Series of courses for CCW (Concealed Carry Weapons).  There is no range or live-fire component to this course. 

This course is approximately four hours in which the student is presented with valuable, pertinent information as it relates to understanding the realm of self-defense where the CCW holder operates, principles of informed situational awareness and principles for personal security.  

A solid foundation of firearms safety is also covered.

More than the legal component of concealed carry and the minimum requisites to obtain a permit this course, despite not having a live-fire component, provides training on mindset and personal security to help students become assets to their own personal protection plan.

Class is held at Tac-Hub Facility in Phoenix, AZ

Email to register.


Vehicle Counter Ambush Skills and Tactics / Close Quarters Combat 1

EDC C.O.RE. VCAST / CQC 1 is a classroom and practical skills course that utilizes technology to facilitate training instead of live-fire.  THIS IS NOT A LIVE-FIRE COURSE.

Course Objectives:

  • Understanding the Visual Edge

  • Visual Situational Awareness

  • Cognitive Problem Solving

  • Tactical Decision Making

  • Movement Principles

This course begins in classroom with discussion on principles of movement/maneuver, cover vs concealment, and ballistics.

NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. This is an entry level course. All equipment will be provided. Students are expected to bring a learning attitude, note-taking supplies, and safety/shooting eye protection (airsoft and sims-type training devices used).

Safety is paramount at all Saguaro Training and Solutions Group training.


If you have any questions please email


An email will be sent to students prior to class with detailed instructions.

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Due to the nature of this class: slots will be limited to ensure students receive quality instruction and that the highest standards of safety are kept.

Course is held at Tac-Hub Facility in Phoenix, AZ



Fighting From Concealment / CCW

Fighting CCW is the live-fire intermediate course in the EDC C.O.Re. Series of self-defense oriented training.


This is an intermediate skill level course. Students should already possess a CCW permit as well as a basic understanding of safe handling, loading and unloading, and the fundamentals of marksmanship.


This class is geared toward the gun owner concerned with personal security and the fundamentals learned in this class form a solid foundation to build self-defense handgun skills.


Unlike, traditional firearms training which focus on a more Olympic traditional approach to handgun use, Fighting CCW Handgun is designed to set the student on the path to effective use of a handgun to protect life.


Some of the topics covered:

  • Firearm Safety

  • Fundamentals of Fighting CCW Handgun

  • Close Quarters accuracy

  • Tactical Decision-Making

  • Movement and Maneuver


The handgun is the firearm we carry for the gunfight we are not expecting.  We need to understand its limitations and capabilities in order to effectively employ it as a part of a solid personal security plan.

Students will need:

  • Handgun

  • CCW Holster

  • Sturdy belt

  • Extra magazines

  • 300 rounds of ammunition

  • Eye and Ear Protection (electronic ears recommended)

  • Note-taking supplies

  • Water and Snacks

  • Weather appropriate clothing

After registration an email with registration documents and additional information will be sent out to the account used to register.

This course is held at Cowtown Range in Peoria, AZ


Do good.  Train Hard.  Be Humble.



EDC C.O.RE. MRDS ELEMENTS is a critical skills course for those who want to use or are currently using a mini red-dot sight on their self-defense handgun.  There is more to using a MRDS than simply mounting it and shooting.  Critical skills to be effective, efficient, and accurate when it counts.


Based on years of evaluation, use and carry of a MRDS in a duty and CCW capacity, as well as lessons learned.


  • Visual and kinetic relationship

  • Zeroing procedures

  • Dot acquisition

  • Dot application

  • Cognitive dot drills

  • Marksmanship application


This course is a live fire class and basic firearms handling skills either through Urban Handgun 1, Intro to Handgun Safety, or previous handgun training.


Course requirements:

  • Serviceable handgun with red dot sight

  • Minimum 3 magazines

  • Eye and Hearing protection

  • Batteries

  • Minimum 400 rounds of ammunition


If you have any concerns or questions please email


Do good.  Train hard.  Be Humble.

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