Firearms Training You Can Use

Course programs designed for you to retain what you learn

Knowledge packed TWO DAY EVENT

IL 16-Hour Licensed to Carry Course

– Develop comfort in public

– Don’t get caught unprepared

– Know how to handle conflict

– Empower Yourself And Fellow Citizens

– Have Certainty in Times of Confusion

Concealed Firearms Training Company in Chicago, Illinois
Concealed Carry Class in Illinois
Concealed Firearms Training Company in Chicago, Illinois
This Course Changed The Way I View Firearms Forever!

I’ve been a victim and have seen much violent crime in my life, this is how we come together to stop it!

  • Individual 1-on-1 attention

  • Becoming “Street Smart” In Modern Times

  • Be the “Hard Target” No One Wants To Mess With

  • Always Try To Avoid!

  • In The Face Of Evil Do What Is Right!

  • Be An Example For Your Children!

  • Peace Of Mind In Yourself!

  • Superior Responsible Ownership!

  • Recognition In Specialized Training!

When You’re Trained And Educated You Can Help Save Lives

Flexible Course Options for You and Your Family!

  • Option 1 – We do (2) Saturdays in a (Module 1 and Module 2) format over the course of two weekends
  • Option 2 – We run a 2-Day; back-to-back course offered (Saturday and Sunday, Monday and Tuesday or Wednesday and Thursday
  • Option 3 – Custom training times and dates for you and your group to best suit the needs of your party

*Option 1 students can attend Module 1 and then follow up with a Module 2 whenever they are ready

**Veterans only need to complete Module 2 with proof of their honorable discharge AND after proving weapons proficiency. 

Concealed Carry Class in Illinois
Concealed Firearms Training Company in Chicago, Illinois

The “Gear List”

Valid State ID

Must not be expired.


Dont’ Have one? No problem, we can help you submit for one free of charge.

Personal Firearm

Don’t have one? No worries! 

We have multiple firearms for you to try out and rent!) 

Best news yet- if you decide to purchase, we can supply you as well!

Firearm Holster

Dont have one? No worries.

We got those as well.


Range fee is not included in the course fee

Firearms Cleaning Materials

Don’t have any? Not a big deal.

We can show you what items you will want to purchase, and have affordable and useful kits for sale.

Eye Protection

Need some? We got that too.

Ear Protection

Missing some ear pro? We have you covered.

Note Taking Materials

Paper/Pen or iPad/Tablet

You won’t want to miss out on taking notes.

50 Rounds Of Ammunition

***No ammunition will be allowed in the classroom. All students will be subjected to having their items searched to ensure safety. Failure to abide by this requirement may result in dismissal from the course. 

Why Choose Southern Cross Inc

Joe Malone is a 13-year Marine Corps veteran. During his tenure he served most notably under the Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC Raiders). After completing 7 tours he has since become one of the most qualified and youngest professionals in his industry.

He is an internationally Board-Certified Protection Professional (CPP), NRA Basic Pistol, IL firearms, ASHI CPR/ BLS, Technical Rescue, and Cellebrite Mobile Forensics instructor.
He is a Nationally Registered EMT and holds a Bachelor’s in Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Currently Joe’s goal is to train 100,000 people on firearms self-defense so everyone can have a positive impact on violent crime.

Great Instructor Communication

Once registered you will receive 2x emails from us prior to your course date to make sure you are comfortable and ready for your time with us!

Educated and Experienced Instruction

Our staff has taught literally thousands of people In over 20 countries on how to successfully confront dangerous situations!

Membership That Matters

Join Our Movement to make America a safe place again! Know, learn from, and grow alongside other responsible gun owners who want to grow and flourish in a land of peace!  Join Our Southern Cross Family Here!

Got Questions? Let’s Talk!

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