Carry & Concealment

Lead Instructor:  Alon Stivi
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Essential features to consider.

Lesson Specs

Lesson Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material


  1. Watch the Lesson
  2. Take notes on key aspects
  3. Bookmark key points in the Lesson
  4. Ask questions on the Forum
  5. Use Lesson resources to supplement your knowledge

Lesson Chapters

  1. Selection
  2. Modification
  3. Holsters & Placement
  4. Retention
  5. Detection Avoidance

Lead Instructor

Alon Stivi

Alon Stivi is the CEO of Direct Measures International (DMI), a provider of in security consultancy, tactical training and protective services to the private and public sectors. He is a recognized authority on security, dignitary protection, travel safety, counterterrorism, mass violence prevention and survival.

He is the founder of ACT Cert® (Attack Countermeasures Training Certification) online learning university and the developer of the Mass Violence Prevention & Active Shooter Survival course, the only training program of its kind certified and funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Alon has emigrated to the U.S. from Israel after serving in an elite unit of the IDF. He is a combat veteran of the 1982 Lebanon War and has trained troops for combat in the areas of small unit tactics, airborne operations, close combat and emergency medicine.


Other Lessons in This Course

Rights & Responsibilities

Owning and carrying a firearm is a constitutional right of every American. It is also a big responsibility. This right and privilege should only be given to trustworthy individuals that are mentall...

Handling & Safety

Treat all guns as if they are loaded. Always assume that a gun is loaded even if you think it is unloaded. Every time a gun is handled for any reason, check to see that it is unloaded. If you are u...

Storage & Transportation

Unless otherwise unlawful, any person over the age of 18 who is not prohibited from possessing firearms may have a loaded or unloaded firearm at his or her place of residence, temporary residence, ...

Carry & Concealment

Essential features to consider.

Daily Carry

We must know our surrounding to survive. Knowing your environment will allow you to use it as an advantage. When an attack occurs, it is too late to become aware of your surrounding and plan for su...

Personal Protection

Good tactics and the ability to anticipate and assess a possible threat will not prevent you from being a target, but it can prevent you from being a victim. The willingness to take a life in self-...

Range Ready

What to expect at the firing range.