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November 02, 2019

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Course - Virginia Beach, VA

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)

Candidates MUST complete Live-Fire Pre-Qualification prior to taking course.  See below.

**ADDITIONAL PREREQUISITE TO INSTRUCTOR COURSE: NRA BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR LED COURSE.  If you have an issue finding an instructor to take care of this please ask us for assistance.

Course dates: Saturday, November 2, 8:30am-5:30pm, Sunday, November 3rd, 8:30am - 5:30pm.  Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday, November 1st from 6:00pm-8:00pm (unless special arrangements are made)

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic pistol course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors. 

All course participants must pass a NRA Pistol Instructor Pre-Qualification, which will take place on Friday, November 1, 2019.  Area range location will be forwarded as date approaches. 

Date:  November 2, 3, 2019

Time:  Friday, November 1st (prequal) 6-8pm, Sat/Sun: 8:30am-5pm

Location: Wyndham Downtown Norfolk Hotel, 700 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA

Cost:  $375.00

November 09, 2019

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

November 13, 2019

Multi-State Concealed Firearm Permit Course - Chadds Ford, PA - LOCATION CHANGE

Participants are highly encouraged to take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for men and women.

Our 4 hour all-classroom based concealed firearm permit course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters, malfunctions, escalation of force and a comprehensive legal review. The instruction to apply for a PA/DE Concealed Handgun Permit is included.  This course also fulfills requirements to submit application for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit, which has reciprocity with 30+ states.  *Florida can be added to this course with additional live fire session and additional fee.

This course does not include live fire, you DO NOT need a firearm to attend this class. We highly encourage our students to also schedule personalized range instruction after attending this course to apply principles and develop their use of fundamentals and safety training.

Utah is a highly coveted permit because they have reciprocity with the most states. Course is taught by NRA Certified & Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification Certified Firearms Instructors.

Date: Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Time: 4:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Hampton Inn & Suites Chadds Ford, 40 State Farm Drive, Glen Mills, PA 19342

Cost: $125.00

November 14, 2019

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Time: 5:00pm 9:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

November 16, 2019

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Course - Charlotte, NC

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)

Candidates MUST complete Live-Fire Pre-Qualification prior to taking course.  See below.

**ADDITIONAL PREREQUISITE TO INSTRUCTOR COURSE: NRA BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR LED COURSE.  If you have an issue finding an instructor to take care of this please ask us for assistance.

Course dates: Saturday, November 16,  8:30am-5:30pm, Sunday, November 17, 8:30am - 5:30pm.  Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday, Friday, November 15th from 6:00pm-8:00pm (unless special arrangements are made)

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic pistol course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors. 

All course participants must pass a NRA Pistol Instructor Pre-Qualification, which will take place on Friday, November 15th, 2019 at Blackstone Shooting Sports, Charlotte, NC.  

Date:  November 16, 17, 2019

Time:  Friday, November 15th (prequal) 6-8pm, Sat/Sun: 8:30am-5pm

Location: Blackstone Shooting Sports, 2001 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208

Cost:  $375.00

November 23, 2017

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer Course, Mclean, VA

Requirements:  You must already be an NRA Instructor with the BIT previously completed.   You must also have your RSO rating.

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, Range Safety Officer's roles and responsibilities, range standard operation procedures (SOP), range inspection and range rules, firearms stoppages and malfunctions, range safety briefings, which include emergency procedures.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA instructional methods. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors.   

Date: Saturday, November 23rd, 9:00am - 7:00pm

Location: Executive Office Suites, 8200 Greensboro Dr, Mclean, VA 22102

Cost:  $250.00 With BIT $375.00 - Email for link to register for both

December 07, 2019

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Course - Mclean, VA **NOTE Date Change

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)

**ADDITIONAL PREREQUISITE TO INSTRUCTOR COURSE: NRA BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR LED COURSE.  If you have an issue finding an instructor to take care of this please ask us for assistance.

Course dates: Saturday, December 7th,  9:00am-6:00pm, Sunday, December 8th, 9:00am - 6:00pm.  

Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday, December 6th from 6:00pm-8:00pm (unless special arrangements are made)

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic pistol course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors. 

All course participants must pass a NRA Pistol Instructor Pre-Qualification, which will take place on Friday, December 6th at 6:00pm - *Range information will be sent with confirmation.

Date:  December 7, 8, 2019

Time:  Friday, December 6, (prequal) 6-8pm, Sat/Sun: 8:30am-5pm

Location: Executive Office Suites, 8200 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102

Cost:  $375.00

December 12, 2019

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Time: 5:00pm 9:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

December 14, 2019

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

January 09, 2020

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020

Time: 5:00pm 9:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

January 10, 2020

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer Course, Charlotte, NC (BIT 1/11/2020)

Requirements:  If you have already completed your BIT you will need to attend Friday only.  BIT scheduled for Saturday, 1/11/2020.  You must also have your RSO rating.

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, Chief Range Safety Officer's roles and responsibilities, range standard operation procedures (SOP), range inspection and range rules, firearms stoppages and malfunctions, range safety briefings, which include emergency procedures.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA instructional methods. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the RSO course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors.   

Date: Friday, January 10, 2020, 9:00am - 7:00pm

Location: Blackstone Shooting Sports, 2001 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208

Cost:  $250.00 without BIT - $375.00 with BIT (registration link)

 No BIT:  https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=UFTSBQYAR73MS

January 11, 2020

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Course - Charlotte, NC

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)

Candidates MUST complete Live-Fire Pre-Qualification prior to taking course.  See below.

**ADDITIONAL PREREQUISITE TO INSTRUCTOR COURSE: NRA BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR LED COURSE.  If you have an issue finding an instructor to take care of this please ask us for assistance.

Course dates: Saturday, January 11th,  8:30am-5:30pm, Sunday, January 12th, 8:30am - 5:30pm.  Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday, Friday, January 10th from 6:00pm-8:00pm (unless special arrangements are made)

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic pistol course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors. 

All course participants must pass a NRA Pistol Instructor Pre-Qualification, which will take place on Friday, January 10th, 2020 at Blackstone Shooting Sports, Charlotte, NC.  

Date:  January 11, 12, 2020

Time:  Friday, january 10th,  (prequal) 6-8pm, Sat/Sun: 8:30am-5pm

Location: Blackstone Shooting Sports, 2001 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208

Cost:  $375.00

January 18, 2020

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

February 08, 2020

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Course - Mclean, VA

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)

**ADDITIONAL PREREQUISITE TO INSTRUCTOR COURSE: NRA BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR LED COURSE.  If you have an issue finding an instructor to take care of this please ask us for assistance.

Course dates: Saturday, February 8,  9:00am-6:00pm, Sunday, February 9, 9:00am - 6:00pm.  

Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday, February 7th from 6:00pm-8:00pm (unless special arrangements are made)

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic pistol course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors. 

All course participants must pass a NRA Pistol Instructor Pre-Qualification, which will take place on Friday, February 7th at 6:00pm - *Range information will be sent with confirmation.

Date:  February 8, 9, 2020

Time:  Friday, February 7, (prequal) 6-8pm, Sat/Sun: 8:30am-5pm

Location: Executive Office Suites, 8200 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102

Cost:  $375.00

February 13, 2020

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

February 15, 2020

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

February 22, 2020

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Course - Virginia Beach, VA

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)

Candidates MUST complete Live-Fire Pre-Qualification prior to taking course.  See below.

**ADDITIONAL PREREQUISITE TO INSTRUCTOR COURSE: NRA BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR LED COURSE.  If you have an issue finding an instructor to take care of this please ask us for assistance.

Course dates: Saturday, February 22, 9:00am-6:00pm, Sunday, February 23, 9:00am - 6:00pm.  Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday, February 21st from 6:00pm-8:00pm (unless special arrangements are made)

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic pistol course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors. 

All course participants must pass a NRA Pistol Instructor Pre-Qualification, which will take place on Friday, February 21st at 6:00pm.  Area range location will be forwarded as date approaches. 

Date:  February 22, 23, 2020

Time:  Friday, February 21 (prequal) 6-8pm, Sat/Sun: 8:30am-5pm

Location: Wyndham Downtown Norfolk Hotel, 700 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA

Cost:  $375.00

March 06, 2020

NRA Certified Rifle Instructor Course - Charlotte, NC, *03-07-2020 BIT

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)  -- IF you need BIT you can attend on Saturday, March 7th 

Course dates: Friday, March 6th, 9:00am-6:00pm - -BIT Saturday, March 7th, 9:00am-6:00pm.

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic rifle course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors. 

Date:  March 6, 7, 2020

Time:  9:00am-6:00pm

Location: Blackstone Shooting Sports, 2001 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Cost:  $375.00

   Without BIT: $250 --- REGISTRATION LINK:  https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=UDJUQUCTQFSNJ

March 07, 2020

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Course - Charlotte, NC

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)

Candidates MUST complete Live-Fire Pre-Qualification prior to taking course.  See below.

**ADDITIONAL PREREQUISITE TO INSTRUCTOR COURSE: NRA BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR LED COURSE.  If you have an issue finding an instructor to take care of this please ask us for assistance.

Course dates: Saturday, March 7,  8:30am-5:30pm, Sunday, March 8, 8:30am - 5:30pm.  Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday, Friday, March 6th from 6:00pm-8:00pm (unless special arrangements are made)

Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic pistol course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach.  Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors. 

All course participants must pass a NRA Pistol Instructor Pre-Qualification, which will take place on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Blackstone Shooting Sports, Charlotte, NC.  

Date:  March 7, 8, 2020

Time:  Friday, March 6,  (prequal) 6-8pm, Sat/Sun: 8:30am-5pm

Location: Blackstone Shooting Sports, 2001 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208

Cost:  $375.00

March 12, 2020

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

March 14, 2020

MD HQL Permit Course Plus Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit - Bass Pro Shops, Hanover, MD

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced level course for MEN and women.

Four hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun selection, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant Maryland laws. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for MD HQL Permit for firearm purchase, including required Live-Fire Portion. Also includes instruction and everything needed to apply for a Utah Non-Resident Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 33+ states (Maryland electronic fingerprinting NOT included).

Live Fire portion of course will be scheduled at On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.  This schedule will be discussed during classroom portion to find ideal time for scheduling following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: BASS Pro Shops, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076 -- Live Fire Portion: On Target Range, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2618 Annapolis Rd, Severn, MD.


Cost: $149.00

September 30, 2022

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One request we regulary receive from our firearms instructor candidates is that they want help setting up their business because the process is overwhelming.  The concept of 'If we build it they will come' isn't really a reality when it comes to building a firearms training academy/business.  There is much work to be done in order to create a successful business. We can help you from concept to launch in a short period of time so you can start to generate consistent income.

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16 Hour Classroom Training in Preferred Location Currently on Training Schedule

State Registration of your LLC

Assistance with Developing Brand/Company Name (LOGO Development Addtional Charge, FONT 'Logo' Included)

500 Business Cards

6 Staff and/or Giveaway T-Shirts

Basic Website Set-up (Advising)

Marketing Strategies and Strategic Planning Session

Assistance with Curriculum for Specific State Conceal Carry Permit Courses if Applicable

5 Hours of Virtual Support as Needed

This exclusive service will quickly have your business up and running so you can start offering safe firearms training in your community/market.  (Discount offered if instructor certification is not needed.)  Call us to discuss details of this program.

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