IT'S TIME TO CHANGE THE STATISTICS...

HARD CANDY SELF DEFENSE®
was founded upon the principle that we must connect the belief that we are worth it to a plan of action. "Self-defense is a mindset."

-NIA HARTSFIELD, FOUNDER
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THE S.W.E.E.T. TECHNIQUE®

Fear can be a major mental block that prevents your ability to escape or respond unsafe situations. Learn confidence, boundary setting, strike points, and target areas during a physical attack.

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CHILDREN'S SAFETY TRAINING

The safety of our children goes beyond never taking candy from a stranger. Let our training team teach your child how to identify and respond to any unsafe situation using our specially designed, highly interactive training course. Ages 5+

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FIREARMS TRAINING

Hard Candy Self Defense® now offers firearms training and refresher courses designed to improve accuracy, handling and confidence. Improve your awareness and response to a life threatening situation with any of our firearms courses.

We teach students the basic fundamentals, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe handling of firearms. Our handgun training and refresher courses are designed for all backgrounds, regardless of age, or level of experience.

Hard Candy Self Defense Women's Self Defense Charleston, South Carolina

Private Firearms Training

Build confidence, increase your techniques, learn proper grip, trigger control, stance, and sight alignment.

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HARD CANDY SELF DEFENSE NEW SHOOTERS COURSE

𝗢𝗻 𝗦𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁® 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲


𝘎𝘰 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘍𝘌𝘈𝘙 𝘵𝘰 𝘍𝘌𝘈𝘙𝘓𝘌𝘚𝘚! Are you not quite comfortable handling a firearm? Not ready to take on the responsibility of becoming a Concealed Carry Permit holder?

Our 𝗢𝗻 𝗦𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁® 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 is just for you!

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𝗦𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗮 𝗖𝗪𝗣 𝗤𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 LEVEL 1


This is a SLED approved course covering the LEGAL ASPECTS of the South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit ONLY.

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$29 LEVEL 1 CWP TRAINING COURSE
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𝗦𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗮 𝗖𝗪𝗣 𝗤𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 LEVEL 2 | LIVE FIRE SHOOTING

SLED approved LIVE FIRE TRAINING COURSE to qualify for your South Carolina CWP See Course Details

$111 LEVEL 2 LIVE FIRE SHOOTING QUALIFICATION

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Hard Candy Self Defense Guns and Glitter South Carolina

What's BETTER than manicures?

Shooting 50 rounds of ammo and getting fire INSTAGRAM photos of you being a BADASS!


This is our MOST POPULAR training event covering a variety of SAFETY topics as well as grip, stance, sight picture, trigger squeeze, and how ammunition works 

Enjoy your next ladies night out LIVE and full of ENERGY with HARD CANDY GLITTER & GUNS.

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OUR SOCIAL IMPACT

Testimonials



I had such a great time tonight! Nia Hartsfield is the best coach ever! I learned so much and she helped me sharpen my CWP skillzzzz


Jerquell, SC

Nia- you are one heckuva woman and a marvelous teacher!!! Thank you for working with me- you are a true professional. I'm so honored you shared your story with me, what a blessing to see how God is using you and your experience for good

Valerie, SC

"Hard Candy Self Defense is awesome. She [Nia] does an excellent job and she is very informative and thorough. This is truly a great course."

Alyssa, SC

I believe that every woman and female teen should never feel powerless or be without the tools that can make them powerful. You will be powerful with Hard Candy from training, professionalism, and customer service. I highly recommend.

Anisa, FL

"Hard Candy Self Defense has made a difference in how I carry myself in every situation. I am more enlightened and aware of the precautionary measures I should take to ensure my safety. Thank you Hard Candy Self Defense for impacting my life."

Monique, SC

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

She Trains You, Inc. is a female focused firearms and self defense training company that provides empowerment, education, hands-on training, and a safe environment to ensure every woman will be confident, self reliant, and proficient with any situation th
Bullseye Enterprises Partnership
Gray Lady Self Defense Official partnership with Hard Candy Self Defense®