- To provide basic training in firearm safety and marksmanship for men and women.
- To provide knowledge essential to avoiding violent confrontations and understanding the ramifications of using deadly force.
- To meet Michigan legally mandated education requirements necessary to apply for a concealed pistol license
- To present to you the BEST legal information on owning and using a handgun.
You will be shooting at “Bad Guy” targets and will need a minimum of 50 rounds. For a cleaning fee we have an extensive collection of handguns and ammo available for your use. Full details will be sent after registration.
Cost: $125 and $50 Deposit is required
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MCRGO ADVANCED CPL Certificate Class (Our Personal Choice for up-to-date training)This is the required course for all CPL holders who wish to carry in pistol free zones (PFZ) as reflected in Senate Bill 584, which passed the Senate in one day and is on it’s way to the house. An Advanced CPL Certificate is good for 5 years when applying for a general Pistol Free Zone” exemption.
Course goals for Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners – Advanced CPL Pistol Safety and Carry course:
- To provide advance training in proper firearm safety and concealment.
- To provide knowledge essential to react to violent confrontations and understanding the ramifications of using deadly force.
- To meet Michigan legally mandated education requirements necessary to apply for a concealed pistol license exemption
- This course is an advanced course for serious minded concealed pistol licensees. It is challenging and rewarding. This course is designed to build on the pre-requisite skills of a person who includes concealed carry in their personal defense plan. Emphasis will be placed on proper concealment, access from concealment, and defensive attitude. The successful graduate will have a greater skill set toward the defense of themselves and others with a pistol.THIS CLASS IS NOT FOR EVERYONE
- You have made the personal decision to enhance your defensive firearms skills and understand that firearm training is a never ending journey.
- You can not over train.
- Under fire you will fall to your level of training, making your training sound, safe, and valuable.
- The student is expected to have a mastery of the basic pistol skills and safety.
- Each student must master the advanced skills in this class and project the proper attitude requisite.
You will be shooting at “Bad Guy” targets and will need a minimum of 200 rounds. Use your intended concealed carry handgun for this class. Full details will be sent after registration.
Cost: One Day, $175 and $50 Deposit is required
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NRA Personal Protection In The Home Course (CPL Certificate)
Name: NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.
More Details: Prerequisite: This course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm). Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.
Description: This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.
NRA Personal Protection Outside The Home Course – Advanced CPL
Name: NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course
Short Description: Teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home.
Details: This 2-day class will cover the NRA’s Personal Protection Outside the Home (PPOTH) course, both Basic and Advanced. To take this class, you must show proof of completing NRA Personal Protection In The Home or have a valid Michigan CPL .This course is a prerequisite to taking an NRA PPOTH Instructor Course.
This is the required course for all CPL holders who wish to carry in pistol free zones (PFZ) as reflected in Senate Bill 584, which passed the Senate in one day and is on it’s way to the house. Sign up now so when/if the bill passes you can immediately apply for your enhanced CPL license upon passage of this law. This is a prerequisite for attending the PPOTH instructor course.
More Details: Prerequisite: This course is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation. Description: The course is divided into two levels. Level one is nine-hours and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Students spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 115 rounds of ammunition during level one. Upon completion, students may choose to attend level two, which is an additional five hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition learning advanced shooting skills. Time and ammunition requirements are minimum, and may be exceeded. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and appropriate (level one/level two) course completion certificates(s)
Cost: Two Days, $225 and $50 Deposit is Required.
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NRA RSO (Range Safety Officer) Course.
Name:NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course
Short Description: Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.
More Details: This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and a Course Evaluation form.
Cost: 125 and $50 Deposit is required.
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NRA Basic Pistol Class
Name: NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting – Course completed by us.
Short Description: The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is a two-part course consisting of an e-learning portion (completed online-in your own timeframe) and a hands-on practical portion conducted at a range under the guidance and supervision of an NRA-Certified Instructor. The course is intended for all adults regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation.
More Details: Some of the topics in the course include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, selecting and storing a pistol, the fundamentals of shooting, and pistol inspection and maintenance. When you enroll in the online course, you create a personal identification number (PIN). When you successfully complete the course, printing your certificate activates that PIN. The activated PIN allows you to register for the instructor-led training portion of the course. Go to www.nrainstructors.org – Find a Course Near You – select NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting – and search.
During the instructor-led-training portion of the course, an NRA Certified Instructor will validate comprehension and application of gun safety rules; range protocol; proper handling; loading and unloading procedures; application of pistol shooting fundamentals; stable shooting positions; live fire; and a final shooting qualification.
First Steps Shooting Class
Private Pistol Training Sessions Available