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Merrymeeting Adult Education

General Enrichment

Coed Situational Awareness and Defensive Pistol


with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Feb 8, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Coed Defensive and Concealed Carry Fundamentals over two weeks will prepare you to create an updated personal and home defensive plan to protect yourself and those that you care deeply about. After learning the basics of self defense using firearms when appropriate, you will practice necessary defensive shooting fundamentals. Discussions about violent encounters and what to do afterwards will be held. All shooting skills practice will be using SIRT pistols (laser pistols) and no firearms are to be brought to class. A $35 textbook is included. 

Developing a Personal and Home Protection Plan


with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Feb 11, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Developing a personal and home protection plan is a key component of avoiding or escaping potential threats. You cannot plan when, or where, violence and crime might occur to your family or loved ones. We should mitigate risk to your family and learn the best way of protection. This class is an introduction to conflict avoidance and why it’s so important, situational awareness, color codes of awareness, observing our environments, concealed carry permits, home security and home defense, mental exercises.

USCCA Legal Use of Force & Making Sense of Constitutional Carry Workshop


with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Feb 11, 2023 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Understanding Legal Use of Force and Constitutional Carry is critical in a constitutional carry state, which Maine is. Knowing how to avoid use of legal force when possible and the possible outcomes of your decision to use any weapon that caused loss of life is very important. Don't be wishful! This 3 hour course teaches you to be more self aware, what happens to your body during an altercation, and how to best prepare for what will happen if you do use deadly force. A textbook will be on sale at the class for a discounted price of $30. No firearms are to be present.

When Your Office is Someone Else's Home


with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Feb 21, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

When Your Office is Someone Else's Home is a three hour intense workshop for real estate agents, contractors, anyone doing estimates, traveling health care workers and others to train to be safer when on the job. Maine is remote, the world is changing, how do you protect yourself? Training includes: situational awareness, mindset, defensive strategies and options. 

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