Welcome to  The American Defense Academy 

 

aboutusThe American Defense Academy is a premier Firearms Range & Training facility located a few miles north of Bolivar, MO on highway 13. Contact us about information on Memberships, Training, & Competitions.

We have several ranges and other training areas on this 40 acre facility.

CANOVI AND ASSOCIATES, L.L.C.

CANOVI AND ASSOCIATES, L.L.C. provides the concerned citizen with practical defensive shooting programs based on research, fact, and common sense; not hearsay, rumor, and folklore. We develop all our training "...from the street up - for your survival."

The R.E.A.L. Defensive Shooting System emphasizes practical research, concepts and techniques specifically designed for close range life threatening situations.

Here are just a few of the classes we provide.

Please visit www.mattcanovi.com for more info.

Missouri Concealed Carry Training Course

"Come train with the best in the business"

This comprehensive course will instruct you in the following:

  • Semi-autos & Revolvers
  • How your Firearms operate
  • Ammunition
  • Firearms Safety
  • Cleaning your Firearm
  • Basics of Marksmanship
  • Missouri Firearms laws
  • When you can & can't shoot!
  • Missouri Castle Doctrine
  • And much more!
Join Us for an exciting, fun-filled day!

We keep our classes small for PERSONAL instruction & interaction!

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Do you want to know how to defend yourself in an armed encounter?

The 4-hour PRACTICAL HANDGUN COURSE will train you in:

  • Getting quick accurate shots on target
  • Taking on multiple assailants
  • How to overcome a stressful situation to confidently
  • Defend yourself
  • And much more!
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Are you confindent that you could defend the lives of you & your family in an Armed Encounter?

If you can't with confidence answer "yes" to this question, then you owe it to your family to be properly trained!
"This IS the most important training you will ever receive"
The R.E.A.L. Defensive Shooting Course will equip you with the techniques that are:

  • EASY to master!
  • EASY to maintain! and,
  • EASY to utilize for almost immediate real-life application!
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Home Defense Rifle/Shotgun Course

STAGE 1
PRECISION SHOOTING/PATTERNING EXCERCISES
STAGE 2
TWO TARGET EXERCISE
STAGE 3
MULTIPLE THREATS @ VARYING DISTANCES
STAGE 4
DRUG & BODY ARMOR DRILL
STAGE 5
FAILURE DRILL - TRANSITION TO PISTOL
STAGE 6
SHOOTING ON THE MOVE
STAGE 7
SHOOTING FROM COVER/BARRICADE
"SLICING THE PIE"
"SHOOT/DON'T SHOOT DRILL"
Equipment required:

  • Holster (strong side / outside the pants only)
  • Weapon (Revolver or Semiautomatic)
  • 2 Magazines or Speedloaders
  • Tactical Rifle / Shotgun (Semiautomatic or Pump)
  • Number of Rounds (see below)
  • Location: Private Range in the Pleasant Hope, Mo area
Time: 4 Hours
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