Our veteran-taught concealed carry classes are the perfect opportunity for you and your family to take a first step toward personal safety.

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Refuse To Be A Victim Seminar

This seminar teaches easy‑to‑understand methods you can use to increase awareness and prevent criminal confrontation.  In just four hours, you will get the tools you need to develop your own personal safety strategy, including information about:

  • The Psychology of the Criminal Mind
  • Home & Phone Security
  • Automobile & Travel Security
  • Personal & Technological Security
  • Self‑Defense Devices and Training Options
  • And more!

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John Elam
Store Manager

Concealed-Carry Classes are
most Saturdays* at 10am.

* Call us to confirm class before arriving.

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Learn safe, responsible concealed carry techniques from an NRA-certified instructor right here at Straight Shooter of Palm Bay.

Our NRA-Certified Instructors

John Elam


John Elam has been a resident of Palm Bay for over 23 years. He is a Life Time Member of the National Rifle Association and is a certified NRA instructor. He is a gun enthusiast and is a member of the Colt Collectors Association. He is an avid hunter and is a Ducks Unlimited Volunteer. He currently serves as the Shotgun Director for the Port Malabar Rifle and Pistol Club. John retired from the US Army as a Command Sergeant Major with over 32 years of service.

Cliff Graves


Cliff Graves has been in Law Enforcement for over 23 years and involved in training tactics and firearms for over 15 years.  Cliff is currently a team leader of his SWAT team and has been involved in hundreds of tactical operations. Cliff takes great pride in teaching everyday civilians how to properly defend themselves and their loved ones.

Browse our wide selection of firearms, ammunition, and other personal safety items.

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