Home Defense

Create & defend a safer home

Take Charge of Your Safety 

Continue your journey of empowerment in the Women-Only Home Defense Course, designed exclusively for graduates of our Basic Protection and Firearm Safety Course. This is an opportunity to build upon your existing skills and learn advanced techniques that will empower you to defend your home and loved ones effectively. Experience a nurturing, supportive environment where you’ll learn essential skills, deepen your self-awareness, and forge bonds with like-minded women. Here, safety and personal attention take center stage as we guide you through the basics of defending your loved-ones in your home in a fun, engaging manner, all while ensuring you stay on the RIGHT side of the law. 


Imagine a day brimming with camaraderie, constructive mentorship, and eye-opening experiences in a secure, inviting learning environment. Your journey continues with an amazing cup of finely brewed coffee and pastries, offering an ideal setting to get to know your soon-to-be allies in this shared endeavor. Our clean, cozy, and well-illuminated classroom is a setting that invites relaxation and focus as you dive into the knowledge ahead.

The course unfolds at a measured pace, offering ample opportunities to ask your questions and share your experiences without the fear of judgment or trivialization. We ensure you are furnished with everything you need, from drinks, appetizing snacks, comprehensive handouts, engaging learning aids, and even our Adventure Protection Home Defense Checklist! And we know you’ll love our home-cooked lunch!

By the end of this course, you’ll enjoy the confidence that comes with competence. You’ll understand the intricacies of home defense and the legalities surrounding it. 

You’ll not only Be Your Own Hero, but also the guardian of your home, prepared and poised to protect your loved ones.

You’ll begin to Be Your Own Damn Protector.

You Might Have Seen the News…

You’ve likely seen the recent escalation in home invasion incidents in the news. Stories of brave women using their wits and a weapon to protect their homes and loved ones are becoming alarmingly common. However, this may feel like a distant reality, far from your peaceful neighborhood, right?

Sadly, the rising tide of violent crime and intruders threatening innocent families, even in our local community, is becoming a concerning norm. In Renton, an elderly man was killed to steal his house. In Maple Valley, WA, a man had to defend his family in his home from armed attackers actively shooting at him.

Can’t you just call the police? The wait time for police assistance in Seattle averages 9 minutes, often stretching to over 14 minutes and even hours in some cases. And in dire cases like the Maple Valley man defending his home from multiple attackers, the police were over 30 minutes away. This is a chilling eternity when facing people wanting to harm or kill you or your family. Others have reported having to wait up to two hours. That is an eternity when someone is breaking in your door. And even when they do show up, they aren’t actually required by law to intervene and protect you.

This grim reality is exacerbated by recent budget cuts and staff exoduses in police departments. Problematic legislative changes passed in recent years have emboldened criminals. We’re witnessing a chilling rise in crime rates. According to the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, murder rates have surged by 47%, manslaughter by 100%, and vehicle thefts are up by 88%. Alarmingly, violent crime in Seattle hit a 14-year high in 2021.

So, while you wait for law enforcement to arrive, how do you shield your home and the ones you cherish most? The first step lies in realizing that your safety is primarily in your hands. That’s where our Women-Only Home Defense Course comes in. This training program equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard yourself and your loved ones until help arrives.

What You’ll Gain

Designed exclusively for graduates of our Women-Only Basic Protection Course, this program will boost your self-confidence and situational awareness, empowering you to defend yourself and your family within your home.

It promises more than just theoretical knowledge. It provides a deeper understanding of when lethal force is legally justifiable and outlines the steps to follow in the legal aftermath of a home defense shooting.

 By joining us, you’ll unlock:

  • Enhanced self-assurance and perceptiveness of your surroundings
  • Proficient skills to protect yourself and your family within your home
  • Comprehension of the legal use of deadly force, including alternative strategies
  • Insight into the legal aftermath of a home defense encounter

Past students have found this class invaluable, uprooting preconceived scenarios and strategies and replacing them with effective, realistic alternatives. The course will challenge your assumptions and make you rethink your safety strategy.

Like with the Women-Only Basic Protection Course, you’ll develop competence that leads to confidence that you’re fully equipped to defend your home while remaining on the right side of the law.

 What You’ll Learn

The Women-Only Home Defense Course provides practical knowledge and techniques to defend your home, understand legal considerations, and design your home defense strategy.

We’re thrilled to welcome kick-ass criminal Defense Attorney Andrea Kim from ARK Law Defense. She will guide us through Washington State’s laws regarding deadly force, your rights, and how to navigate possible criminal and civil actions that might follow a defensive incident so that you can remain on the RIGHT side of the law.

This course also offers many suggestions to fortify and harden your home against intrusion and prepare for worst-case scenarios.

You’ll also receive the Adventure Protection Home Defense Checklist, allowing you to review best practices in hardening your home from the outside in and from least expensive to most expensive. You’ll identify weaknesses and improvements in your own home, some of which you can correct immediately and others for which you can begin budgeting.

This course uses dry-fire and laser device practice in the classroom. This allows us to safely demonstrate and practice more realistic scenarios that we may not want to conduct with a live firearm.

You’ll be much more comfortable with common defensive scenarios like:

    1. When you hear a bump in the night, how do you safely get to your children in the upstairs bedroom?
    2. How do you reach a significant other in the back of the house?
    3. How do you safely retreat to your safe room to await the police?

We’ll give you a number of drills and exercises you can use to practice in your own home and later with live fire on the range.

Upon graduation, you’ll be invited to our Ladies Day at the Range program, where you can practice your new skills with live ammunition where we’ll move from front-sight focus to target focus, and you’ll practice rapid-fire shooting under pressure, how to fire IMMEDIATELY in response to a new threat, how to shoot multiple targets FAST, and what impact distance has on accuracy and speed.

Many graduates have eagerly enrolled in this Home Defense Course immediately after finishing the Women-Only Basic Protection Class. This could be your next critical step if you’ve ever experienced a home invasion, discovered someone prowling in your backyard, or felt vulnerable when home alone with small children.

You’ll also learn:

  1. Psychology of situational awareness and self-defense
  2. Strategies for protecting yourself and your loved ones inside your home
  3. Considerations for selecting a home defense handgun and ammunition
  4. Numerous tips for situational awareness, avoiding conflict, and personal protection
  5. Ideas for products you can use to harden your home against intrusion
  6. Recommendations for landscaping adjustments to make it harder for intruders to hide and gain entry

You’ll walk out of this class with a detailed action plan and tons of newfound confidence in your ability to defend your home and loved ones.

Course Specifics

Your experience begins promptly at 8:00 am and concludes around 5:30 pm. We invite you to arrive a bit earlier, at 7:45 am, to check-in and kickstart your day with some amazing brewed coffee (none of that Starbucks swill!), tea, hot chocolate, and pastries. While everyone is arriving you’ll have a great opportunity to share stories with your soon-to-be best friends.

You’ll be in the same cozy, well-lit classroom as before, fitted with all necessary comforts and amenities.

After  lunch, we’ll take an indoor and outdoor guided tour of the facility as part of the Adventure Protection Home Defense Checklist. We’ll also do active dry-fire exercises within the facility.

Amazing coffee, delicious lunch, refreshing beverages, and snacks will be provided to keep you energized throughout the day.

At the end of this journey, you’ll receive a certificate of course completion, a memento of your bravery in trying new and sometimes scary new experiences, and your resilience in seeing it through to the end! We hope you’ll pursue and earn many more certificates a validation of your newfound competence.


Join the ranks of the more than 1000 women who have embarked on this transformative journey with us. Here are just a few of their stories and triumphs describing how our course has instilled a newfound sense of confidence and competence.

The Home Defense class by Adventure Protection is priceless…and a must for all women. They provide an accepting and caring atmosphere in all classes. The crucial topics covered could be life-saving.

Learning these critical skills gives you confidence that is essential in protecting yourself and your family. It will undoubtedly be pivotal in your peace of mind and confidence.


There are no words for the love I have for Adventure Protection!

Ladies, there will be no mansplaining in these trainings. There is NO dumb question! You will walk away with the basic knowledge you need to build confidence in protecting yourself and your loved ones from the unthinkable.

This class teaches you what you can do to minimize intrusion into your sanctuary, what to do if someone does break into your home with the intent to harm you, and what steps to take to protect you and your family in the aftermath.

You will not regret investing in yourself by taking this class!


Course Pre-Requisites

This course is for women only, age 18 and above (we may make exceptions on a case-by-case basis-contact us to discuss). 
It is only open to graduates of our Women-only Basic Protection class.


Tuition for the course is $325/person. 

We provide training aids, handouts, drinks, snacks, and lunch.  


All courses are taught at our super comfortable and private classroom in Enumclaw, WA.

What to Bring

Please bring the following:

    1. Your driver’s license for ID verification
    2. Your own semi-automatic pistol in .380, 9mm (or greater). Ideally this will be the handgun you intend to use for home defense. (If you don’t yet have a pistol, we can let you borrow a 9mm pistol–let us know via email)
    3. At least two magazines for your pistol (This is for practice only-ammunition is NOT required)
    4. Pen/pencil for taking notes
    5. Shoes/boots suitable for walking outside
    6. If you have a MantisX or Mantis Laser Academy, feel free to bring it!

And as the forecast requires:

    • Rain protection
    • Cold-weather clothing

2024 Schedule & Registration

We’re so excited to have you join us!

Below are the upcoming course dates. Don’t delay. We have so many women who’ve waited until an earlier class is open, only to come back later and find everything is completely full!

If the courses are all full or you aren’t able to attend one of the scheduled programs, contact us and we’ll notify you the moment a new course is added.


Payment is due at the time of registration. Our facilities and instructors are pre-paid, so we cannot allow rescheduling or refunds. Upon registration, you will be asked to fill out a waiver and attest that you are eligible to handle firearms (i.e. no felonies).

Let’s create a safer home environment for you and your loved ones.

Be Your Own Damn Protector

October 2024


Home Defense-October 26, 2024

Home Defense-October 26, 2024

Date October 26, 2024Time 7:45 am - 5:30 pmVenue Adventure Protection Enumclaw ClassroomOrganizer Adventure Protection, IncPrice $325.00Category Home Defense, In-person ClassesWebsite View Events Website

Elevate your defense skills with our Women-Only Home Defense Course. Build upon your fundamentals with advanced techniques and legal knowledge. Learn in a supportive environment, practice with real-world scenarios, and deepen your home safety strategy. Join us, enhance ...

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