Minnesota Carry Permit Class

Examples of topics/categories likely to be covered in training

  • What is the MCPPA 
  • Fundamentals of Handguns
  • Ammunition Selections 
  • Firearm Selection
  • Malfunction Clearing
  • Holster Selections
  • Carry Methods 
  • MN Self-Defense Laws 
  • Use of Force Criteria 
  • Interacting with law enforcement
  • Psychological, physiological and social effects of a violent threat encounter
  • Self-Defense Legal Aftermath
  • Reciprocity
  • Minnesota Carry Laws
  • Additional Training
  • Live-fire shooting Exercise
  • Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network 

You do not need to own a firearm, no problem we will have firearms for you to use free of charge. The shooting exercise is not a marksmanship test. It is to show that you know how to operate a handgun safely and can hit a target.  Minnesota is a Permit to Carry State, You may carry concealed or openly.  Some people refer to it as Concealed and Carry License.  

Beyond Permit to Carry Training

Take your personal defensive carry to the next level.
Topics covered are..

  • Firearms Storage Options
  • Defensive Pistol Marksmanship 
  • Dynamic Movements
  • Defensive Scenarios
  • Holster Presentation
  • Defensive Pistol Shooting 
  • Advanced Self-Defense Laws
  • Malfunction drills
  • Shooting with the strong hand only and the weak hand only
  • One handed reloading
  • Shooting on the move
  • Shooting from the ground
  • Very close range shooting
  • Longer range shooting

This is an 8 hour class.  Class sizes are limited.

NRA Basic Pistol

Examples of topics/categories covered

  • Safety
  • Operation of both Revolvers and Semi-automatic handguns
  • Ammunition types and components
  • Safe storage of handguns
  • Cleaning and maintenance
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • Live-Fire shooting Exercise

Law Enforcement Officer's Safety Act

  • Training and Qualification for LEOSA/HR 218.Retired police officers can qualify to carry their concealed weapon in 50 states by completing a qualification course.
    The course complies with The Law Enforcement Officer’s Safety Act, HR 218, which was passed in 2004 to allow retired officers who meet skill requirements to carry a concealed weapon outside their state of service.

Private Permit to Carry Class

Our Private Permit to Carry Classes is perfect for Individuals, Families, Companies, or groups of friends wanting to get the training necessary to receive a Minnesota Permit to Carry.  Get 8 people together and the your class is free. Different options available.  We serve all of Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and Northern Iowa.  Request more information.

Home Defense Preparedness

The Home Defense Preparedness Class is a 4-hour class that examines the tactics and legalities of using force for the protection of life inside a dwelling.

We will cover the tactics & techniques needed to defend yourself and others in the difficult 360 degree of the indoor environment of your home.

Topics include are:  

  • Choosing the right home defense weapon for your needs
  • Bullet penetration & The Truth about Stopping Power
  • Developing a Home Defense Plan
  • Holding an intruder Gun Point
  • Aftermath of a Shooting and how to deal with Law     Enforcement
  • The Law of Deadly/Lethal Force
  • Self Defense
  • First Aid/Gunshot Wounds
  • Effects of Stress
  • Safe Room Selection
  • Disaster Preparedness

NRA Personal Protection in the Home

  • Defensive Shooting Safety
  • Safe Firearm Storage
  • Awareness
  • The Defensive Mindset
  • Defensive Shooting Concepts
  • Basic Defensive Shooting Skills
  • Shooting Positions
  • Aiming and Firing Techniques
  • Utilizing Cover and Concealment
  • Gun Handling
  • Opportunities for Skills Enhancement
  • Making You and Your Home Safer
  • Responding to a Possible Break-in
  • Confronting an Intruder or Attacker
  • If You Must Shoot
  • The Aftermath of a Defensive Shooting
  • Firearms, Self-Defense and the Law
  • The Legal Aftermath of a Shooting
  • Selecting a Firearm for Personal Protection
  • Selecting Ammunition for Personal Protection
  • Selecting Firearm Accessories