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Welcome to the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program, the premier source for self-defense law education and legal theory.

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program, the premier source for self-defense law education and legal theory. Intended for firearms instructors who want to do more than simply read aloud their state’s self-defense statutes to their students, this program provides professional-level understanding of the theory and application of self-defense law, whether they wish to focus on one particular state or expand their expertise to multiple jurisdictions.

The LOSD Instructor Program is well worth the time and effort to achieve. Andrew has a deep understanding of the law and brings it to bear for his students. He is intent on making the material accessible and engaging, with high quality standards. If you would find value in training others about the law of self-defense, and can commit to the required effort and expectations, you will find great value in the LOSD Instructor Program.
My first introduction to the LOSD was through one of the face-to-face seminars. The seminar was very informative and impactful; causing me some apprehension in signing up for the instructor program because I was concerned I would not learn anything new. Nothing could have been further from the truth. I have five degrees, the highest being a Ph.D. I can honestly say that the LOSD Instructor Program is just as rigorous, instructive, and thought provoking as some of the best college courses I have ever taken. The knowledge that I gleaned from the real-world examples and in-depth topics will help me win the legal battle and teach others how to do the same.

OUR MISSION

Tired of having to shrug your shoulders when your students ask a legal hypothetical scenario, or re-read the same statutory language that didn’t help the student’s understanding in the first place? Arm yourself with the knowledge needed to competently help your students work their way through a legal analysis of such scenarios. Naturally, the LOSD Instructor Program does not make anyone a lawyer. Only an attorney licensed to practice in the relevant jurisdiction can provide legal advice. What the LOSD Instructor Program does provide, however, is a robust foundation of knowledge of the theory and application of self-defense law, at a depth unavailable anywhere but law school (and not even in the large majority of those).

Welcome to the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program, the premier source for self-defense law education and legal theory.
This program was thorough, practical, and provided a very strong understanding of self-defense legal principles. Valuable for instructors who teach self-defense laws to others and serious students of the art alike, it will provide the conscientious student with an expert level understanding of the legal framework of self-defense. Both the traditionally more commonly thought of deadly force and the less often considered but far more often necessary non-deadly force are covered. Presented in digestible segments, students are given material in modules that are logically grouped and can be worked through at the appropriate pace to ensure that the student obtains a firm grasp before moving on to the next module. Highly recommended!
As a practicing attorney I found the LOSD Instructor Program to be a great re-fresher and believe it would be ideal for anyone without legal training who wishes to give their students a broad perspective of how the process will work AFTER they pull the trigger.
Welcome to the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program, the premier source for self-defense law education and legal theory.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN

  • IDENTIFY key legally-relevant facts of any hypothetical self-defense scenario
  • ANALYZE how the application of self-defense laws might favor a particular legal outcome
  • ARTICULATE your analysis and conclusions to students in clear, non-legalese English
  • RECOGNIZE when a student’s situation calls for urging them to seek personal legal advice from a competent attorney

Graduates of the program should expect to understand self-defense law in much the same manner as an MBA graduate who takes a “business law” class understands that subject.

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Total Program Price:  $997 

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New Price:  $747.75 with coupon code ‘spring2017

Note: We offer an ADDITIONAL 15% discount on all our products and services to Military/LEO/1st Responders.  Contact sales@lawofselfdefense.com for more information.

For married couples who both instruct we also allow the spouse to co-register at an 50% discount.  Enter coupon code ‘MARRIEDINSTRUCTORS’ at checkout.

I enrolled in the LOSD Instructor Program with very high expectations. I was not disappointed. I strongly recommend to everyone who thinks that they would defend themselves, if attacked, to read the book. It will improve your chances of surviving the legal aftermath. To have an even deeper understanding, attend a live seminar. It will help to firm up your understanding of the legal concepts involved. If you would like to be able to pass on that knowledge to others, by all means, consider the instructor program. It is the best program I have found to improve understanding of the legal aftermath of self-defense.
I had previously taken one of the Law of Self Defense one-day lectures for my state. I was very impressed with the depth of material presented. While I was already rather knowledgeable about the relevant laws for my state, there were several key elements I had not previously been exposed to that really helped fill a few gaps in my understanding and ability to articulate to my students some very important legal issues and considerations. Having now graduated from the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program, I am even more confident in the depth and breadth of my knowledge in regards to the general legal aspects of self-defense as well as how they specifically apply to my state of Louisiana. I highly recommend this program and look forward to seeing what else they develop in the future. Knowing several lawyers in my area, I feel confident in saying that the claim, “You will most likely be more knowledgeable about the laws surrounding self defense than most law school graduates” is a fair and accurate claim.

OUR PROCESS

  • RIGOROUS This syllabus is delivered through a rigorous program of instruction covering both the theory and application of all facets of self-defense law, illustrated with professional-level legal research & writing (including law reviews, legal treatises), as well as self-defense relevant statutes, court decisions, and jury instructions.  The end-of-course examination will be rigorous but realistic, and conducted in an “open book” fashion.
  • DISCRETE Materials will be delivered as a series of discrete educational modules as outlined in the syllabus, with a testing component at the conclusion of each to ensure proper understanding of the material. Modules typically consist of on-demand video lectures accompanied by supporting written materials in downloadable PDF format.
  • SELF-PACED Program participants can complete modules as quickly as they like, although we recommend a week per module to allow full absorption and reflection of the module teachings.  Also, students can take a break and come back to finish modules at a time of their convenience.
  • SUPPORTED In addition, each module will include an opportunity for direct Q&A with Andrew Branca in order to address any open issues and questions.  Graduates will retain access to video lectures for 6 months following enrollment (lengthier access can be arranged on an individual basis if needed to complete the program, at no additional cost), and all downloadable PDFs are the student’s to keep. Indeed, we encourage the student to print these out and bind them or place them in a three-ring binder to use as their personalized course manual and ongoing instructor’s reference manual.
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I have over 32 years as a Federal Agent (My last assignment was Special Agent In Charge of National Electronics Surveillance Unit). Since 1981 I have been a Federal Firearms and Use of Force Instructor. I have been on staff at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and a Senior Instructor at the National Intelligence Academy. In retirement I am a current Georgia POST Use of Force/Firearms instructor. I highly recommend Andrew Branca and the Self Defense Instructor program to anyone interested in or currently involved in teaching Use of Force and Self Defense Issues. It is very thorough, well thought out and he has done a ton of research you would be hard pressed to duplicate! He is accessible to the Instructors and responds almost immediately to questions etc. If you take your instruction seriously you MUST add this to your resume.
I would like to offer my sincere and heartfelt thanks for your presentation of “The Law of Self Defense” It is certainly the most “Out of the Box” approach to teaching the laws pertaining to self defense I have experienced.

As a former police officer in Kansas City, Mo and New York City and the owner/ Lead trainer of a Security and Firearms Training Company I wish I could have had your presentation, especially as a young man enforcing the laws on the streets of two very active cities. It would have been much easier had I been armed with the knowledge I have gained from your course. Your in- depth research is phenomenal, your breakdown of a very difficult subject is admirable.

Thanks to you Andrew it is now possible for me to present a high level in-depth Training in both the Law and Firearms Precision.

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BENEFIT TO YOUR STUDENTS

As a result, your students can be confident that your self-defense law instruction is well-informed and tested, your ability to analyze the legal aspects of hypothetical self-defense scenarios is well-founded, and that you can be trusted to advise them when they need to consult with an actual attorney.

This was a course I’d been hoping for more and more over the past few years, and there’s just no better lawyer to get it from, now is there?? Yay to Andrew Branca for offering the opportunity!
This was a wonderfully informative program which I was excited to take with my husband so we would be better prepared to educate our students on the legal aspects and ramifications of using self defense, as well as for personal gain. This level of knowledge on the topic of self defense is highly suggested for anyone who teaches self defense. Andrew always does a great job of providing a significant depth of knowledge while making the material easy to understand. Thank you for designing this course and making it available, and thank you also for providing the couple’s option.
Korey D. Cocking, NRA Training Counselor (Graduated August 26, 2016)
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Total Program Price:  $997 

NOW 25% off!!  

New Price:  $747.75 with coupon code ‘spring2017

Note: We offer an ADDITIONAL 15% discount on all our products and services to Military/LEO/1st Responders.  Contact sales@lawofselfdefense.com for more information.

For married couples who both instruct we also allow the spouse to co-register at an 50% discount.  Enter coupon code ‘MARRIEDINSTRUCTORS’ at checkout.

I finished the program and examination today. The program was very, very well done. You translated complex legal issues into plain English and understandable explanations. Although it has been about 25 years since I graduated from law school and I have practiced business and tax law since, I am sure that I did not learn as much in my criminal law and criminal procedure classes as I learned from the LOSD instructor program. You obviously put a lot of work into the program and I appreciate it. It will help me improve my presentations in the CCW classes I teach. –
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GENERALIZED & STATE SPECIFIC SCOPE

The Law of Self Defense Instructors Program is not in itself state-specific, and concepts will be illustrated with self-defense laws drawn from all 50 states with a particular emphasis on key differences among the states. In this way the knowledge gained will find application to any jurisdiction in which a graduate wishes to focus their efforts. In addition, we believe strongly that the ability to compare and contrast self-defense law principles across differing jurisdictions substantively broadens our graduate’s ability to understand and communicate self-defense law to their students. Naturally, your students will want self-defense law insight specific to their particular jurisdiction. To enable our graduates to meet this need, state-specific resources—such as compilations of a particular jurisdiction’s self-defense relevant statutes, jury instructions, and court decisions—will be provided on an as-requested basis for a nominal fee (we envision a price less than $20 per jurisdiction). In this way a LOSD Instructor Program graduate can readily and cost-effectively prepare to teach self-defense law in as few or as many jurisdictions as they like.

Being neither an instructor nor attorney I was not so sure about taking the course so decided to buy the more expensive choice (money down and paying for remaining modules separately) in case I did not want to complete the course. What a mistake. I should have paid for the entire course at once. It is well worth the price in gaining a better understand of the legal aspects of self defense.
Welcome to the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program, the premier source for self-defense law education and legal theory.

GRADUATION

Upon successful completion of the program, students receive an official Law of Self Defense Instructor Program certificate of graduation, and are entitled to market themselves as a graduate of the LOSD Instructor Program and share their high level of self-defense law expertise with their students. We anticipate that we will continue to offer additional ongoing products and services to graduates of the program, but whether to make use of these is entirely at the graduate’s discretion, and there are no ongoing mutual obligations between LOSD and the graduate. (If in the future we license instructors to teach under the Law of Self Defense trademark, these opportunities will be preferentially offered to LOSD Instructor Program graduates.) If this is the kind of self-defense law program you’ve been looking for, sign up today by CLICKING A LINK BELOW

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Total Program Price:  $997 

NOW 25% off!!  

New Price:  $747.75 with coupon code ‘spring2017

Note: We offer an ADDITIONAL 15% discount on all our products and services to Military/LEO/1st Responders.  Contact sales@lawofselfdefense.com for more information.

For married couples who both instruct we also allow the spouse to co-register at an 50% discount.  Enter coupon code ‘MARRIEDINSTRUCTORS’ at checkout.

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I cannot say enough good things about the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program and Andrew Branca. The material was thorough and clear. It was presented in a very easy to understand and well-organized manner. It was presented at a very high level, but made very accessible and minus confusing terms and legalese. I really enjoyed the module on the history and philosophy of self defense as well as the guide through the entire legal process. Even material that I already had a good understanding of, such as the five elements necessary to self defense, had some new twists and gave a great example how that material could be presented to future students. The LOSD staff and Andrew Branca were very communicative and very accessible. I truly appreciated that. I felt supported through the entire process and feel I will continue to be supported after completion. They are really top notch.