Black Cross Defense is a firearms instruction company, owned and operated in Greenville, South Carolina. We offer a wide range of firearms training and small weapons manipulation courses, including the popular South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit Course. Our courses are taught by owner Rick Littleton.
Rick Littleton is a SLED certified NRA instructor. A pistol and 2-gun competition shooter, Rick has over 5 years of firearms training and experience.
“ To provide you, as a law abiding citizen, with the knowledge and confidence to safely handle and manipulate your firearm without hesitation. "
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“ When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are safe. "
"I recently took my CWP from Ricky Littleton & I had an amazing experience. He was more than happy to answer any questions I had, and fully discussed all topics."Starr Fox
"This year I had the pleasure fulfilling my Concealed weapons Permit training requirements With Black Cross Defense. Ricky does a fantastic job training his students to be at a higher level than just a state requirement."Jason Merrell
"Thanks to Ricky's CWP class, I'm confident to carry my weapon and my family no longer calls me 'Barney Fife'."Diane Moore
"The team at Black Cross Defense came highly recommended to me, and after taking the course I know why. If you are looking for any safety or firearm instruction you have come to the right place."Ricky Compton
"Rick, being the excellent teacher, recognized my challenges and gave me individualized instruction after everyone else had finished. He made a huge difference and helped me to overcome the ghosts of learned behavior and embarrassment over failing at first. I was so glad that I took rick's class because I now feel that I can safely protect myself and those I love if needed."Lisa Cobb