South Carolina requires, background check, 8 hours of class, 50 question test that you must past with least a 72. On the shooting range, you must have a holster, you fire a total of 50 rounds. 35 have to be in the target.
You shoot from 5, 7, 10, and 15 yards. You have to wear a jacket or shirt that covers your holster, must kick back the shirt/jacket, draw and fire on command. you are timed.
If you fail any of the requirements, you have to attend another class till you get it right. or!! The one I attended is called Belt-line, they are on the net.
US Naval Aviation AMSC 20 years ( retired) ASW/Aircrew Wings, P2V plane capt. Also a Tail hooker, US Naval Academy (DI) Shooting Instructor (Annapolis) NDW shooting team member. VN vet, Bluenose and Shellback.
Alway keep your six covered