AIWB Skills – McLoud OK @ Mead Hall
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
AIWB Skills - McLoud OK @ Mead Hall | McLoud | Oklahoma | United States

This is a comprehensive overview of the often misunderstood “appendix inside-the-waistband” (AIWB) mode of concealed carry. We’ll teach you what AIWB is, what it isn’t, and how to get the most out of it, safely.

This is an 8-hour live-fire and dry-fire class that dives deep into all the fundamentals and some of the most overlooked aspects of carrying AIWB. Topics will include:

  • Safety
  • Holster and gun selection
  • How to wear the holster; Clothing concerns
  • How to safely re-holster into the appendix position (make sure the operator is safe)
  • Efficient and fast draw stroke from various positions
  • Two-handed and one-handed reloads

For this weekend, students will need…

  • Range gear, Ear and Eye protection
  • AIWB holster and OWB strong side holster (students who struggle with the AIWB will be asked to switch to OWB)
  • Reliable semi auto handgun
  • 850 rounds of ammo
  • 3 spare mags minimum and at least one mag pouch
  • Water/Beverages to stay hydrated
  • Chair, sun screen, etc.
Advanced AIWB Skills Class – Culpepper, VA @ Meet-Up Location (7-Eleven Store)
Jun 27 @ 8:45 am – Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm
Advanced AIWB Skills Class - Culpepper, VA @ Meet-Up Location (7-Eleven Store) | Culpeper | Virginia | United States


AIWB (Appendix Inside the Waist Band)

Carry Skills Class

Note: This will be a combination live and dry fire class that will focus on how, as an individual, you will you most utilize the AIWB carry system.

Topics Discussed:


  • 4 Rules firearm safety
  • Muzzle discipline
  • Trigger finger placement
  • Range etiquette

AIWB Carry

  • Holster and gun selection. Specifically, how that may differ between one person and another
  • How to incorporate AIWB carry into your everyday life
  • Clothing options
  • Going out in public and interactions
  • Tips to conceal in all types of weather conditions

Drawing and Reholstering

  • How to safely reholster
  • Efficient and fast draw stroke actions with two hands
  • Drawing while moving; ensuring safety around yourself and beyond the target
  • How to move effective and fast while making hits
  • Retention draw stroke; when is it applicable and how to close the distance or remain at range from the target
  • Dominant hand drawing
  • Seated draw stroke
  • Stealth draw stroke and why using an AIWB makes this easy and effective
  • Non-dominant hand draws


  • Breaking down dominant hand reloading actions
  • Using non-dominant reloading actions

Shooting Fundamentals and Performance Training

  • Grip
  • Trigger control
  • Sight management and defining what is acceptable
  • How to improve your accuracy and speed simultaneously
  • Making the best shooter today practice tools for tomorrow
  • How do diagnose mistakes and correct them
  • Practice doesn’t come easy, but it pays off by making a better shooter

MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: If at the end of class you can tell me honestly, face-to-face, that you did not learn new skills or improve your skills, I will gladly refund you. My passion is to give you greater knowledge about self-defense and shooting. My goal is to give you the tools to improve your shooting skills.

Students will need:


  • Range gear, Ear and Eye protection
  • AIWB holster and OWB strong side holster ( IF you cannot demonstrate safe re-holstering you will be asked to use an OWB strong side holster)
  • Reliable semi-auto handgun
  • 800 rounds of ammo
  • 3 spare mags and one mag pouch
  • Chair, snacks, and drinks