Training Course Descriptions & Schedule

Marksmanship Training - Schedule HERE

MD HQL + Multi-State Concealed Firearm Permit Course

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to purchasing a handgun. Beginner to Advanced-level course.

Four-hour Maryland Handgun Qualification License Course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun safety, ammunition, malfunctions, fundamentals of shooting for accuracy, cleaning, escalation of force, relevant Maryland and Federal legal review. 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 option will be provided during classroom portion to find ideal time for 30 minute session following the classroom instruction.  *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

JAN

14

Thursday, 5:00-9:00pm

CLASS FULL

$149

JAN

16

Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm

Cambria Hotel

7700 Milestone Pkwy, Hanover, MD

$149

$149

$149

FEB

04

Thursday, 5:00-9:00pm

Cambria Hotel

7700 Milestone Pkwy, Hanover, MD

$149

FEB

06

Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm

Cambria Hotel

7700 Milestone Pkwy, Hanover, MD

 

$149

 

MAR

11

Thursday, 5:00-9:00pm

Cambria Hotel

7700 Milestone Pkwy, Hanover, MD

$149

MAR

13

Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm

Cambria Hotel

7700 Milestone Pkwy, Hanover, MD

$149

MD Wear & Carry Course

MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Participants must take this course prior to obtaining a permit to carry a firearm legally in Maryland.

You must have Maryland's 'Good and Substantial Reason' to carry a firearm in the state.  To determine if you will qualify, please visit MD State Police website and feel free to contact us to verify prior to registering.

This is Part II of the Wear & Carry Training.  For Part I, please register for the MD HQL/UT/FL Permit Course and those hours will be credited towards this course.

 

The Maryland Wear & Carry Course extensively covers defensive strategies, criminal cues, less than lethal options, holsters, drawing from concealment, PTSD reactions to invoking lethal force,  relevant Maryland and Federal legal review. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for a MD Wear & Carry Permit, including required Live-Fire qualification, drawing from a holster.  MD Electronic Fingerprinting Fee not included in cost.

Minimum of one live-fire session will be scheduled. *Ammunition Cost and Range Fees not Included.  Required eye and ear protection must be rented at the range or purchased. 

Jan

27

Wednesday, 2:00pm-6:00pm

Cambria Hotel

7700 Milestone Pkwy, Hanover, MD

Fingerprinting, Range Fees and Ammunition Cost not included.

$175
Part II

Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Course + FL Option

Four-hour classroom course extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, handgun safety, ammunition, malfunctions, fundamentals of shooting for accuracy, cleaning, holsters, drawing from concealment, escalation of force and relevant Utah Conceal Carry and Federal Law Review. This course meets the training requirements to submit application for a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit for legal carry in 30+ states. 

 

Florida Permit Option:  Live-Fire Portion is required to fulfill Florida training requirements for Conceal Carry Permit.  This session will be scheduled after the classroom session.

FEB

11

Thursday, 5:00-9:00pm

Hampton Inn

40 State Farm Dr, Glen Mills, PA 19342

$125

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Course

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

(If you currently have BIT or are looking for BIT ONLY please email for details.) 

**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. 

Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday evening of the weekend course.

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.  This course includes significant business and marketing strategies if you would like to develop a firearms business.

JAN

23

Mclean, VA

CLASS FULL

Saturday /Sunday 9am- 6p

Executive Office Suites McLean VA.

$375

FEB

20

Charlotte, NC

Friday, February 19th, 6:00pm -

Blackstone Shooting Sports, Charlotte

Saturday/Sunday - 9:00am-6:00pm

Blackstone Shooting Sports, Charlotte, NC

$375

MAR

06

Mclean, VA

Friday, March 5th, 6:00pm-

Elite Shooting Sports, Manassas, VA

Saturday/Sunday, 9:00am-6:00pm

Executive Office Suites, Mclean, VA

$375

APR

03

Mclean, VA

Friday, April 2nd, 6:00pm

Elite Shooting Sports, Manassas, VA

Saturday/Sunday - 9:00am-6:00pm

Executive Office Suites, Mclean, VA

$375

NRA Certified Rifle Instructor Course

This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Rifle Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)  -- IF you need BIT you can attend the Saturday portion for two days of training.​

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. 

JAN

22

Herndon, VA

Friday, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Hyatt Place - Herndon/Dulles

Herndon, VA 

Qualification:

Elite Shooting Sports, Manassas, VA

$375
NO BIT $250

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer Course

This 14-hour course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to training and supervising NRA range safety officers and developing range standard operating procedures.

Prerequisite: Must be an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer.

 

Course is presented in two parts: Basic Instructor Training and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer training, unless you are an existing instructor then only one day of training is required. Sessions include standard operating procedures, inspections, emergency procedures, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, safety briefings. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises and complete an open book exam. Students will receive NRA Basic Range Safety Officer lesson plans, basic student packet and basic course presentation CD. 

 

This course is ideal  if you'd like to Build a Range, Run a Range, Consult for Ranges, or if you are currently with an Agency where this rating is recognized for various positions.

FEB

19

Charlotte, NC

9:00am-6:00pm - BIT 2/20

Blackstone Shooting Sports

Charlotte, NC

Qualification:

Same Location - February 19th

$375
NO BIT $250

MAR

05

McLean, VA

9:00am-6:00pm - BIT 03/06

Executive Office Suites

8200 Greensboro Dr, #900, Mclean, VA

Qualification:

No Live-Fire Qualification - See Confirmation

$375
NO BIT $250

GirlOnFire Defensive Pistol Course

This course is the Next Level of training once you have completed conceal carry training.  This is a comprehensive classroom and live fire training which includes the following topics: Criminal Cues, Crime Statistics, Less than Lethal Options, Criminal Mindset, Smart Defense Mindset, Intuition, Home Security, Tactical Reloads, Malfunction Clearing, Physiological Stress, Technology Solutions, Drawing from Concealment, Defensive Course of Fire Speed Qualification (Dry Fire then Live Fire Session: safety, speed and accuracy).

COMING

SOON !

VA | NC | PA

$175

Firearms Instructor Level II Course - GirlOnFire

Once you have completed the Instructor-Level courses and been training for awhile, join our Instructor Business Course and obtain more branding and marketing ideas,  participate in discussions with other seasoned instructors and specific challenges you are facing within your own business, develop strategies to maximize your business in the firearms and safety industry, find other niche's within the industry to capitalize your skills and safety knowledge to expand your business.  This is an exclusive GirlOnFire class which will be offered a couple times per year in various markets.

COMING

SOON!

VA | NC | PA

Firearms Business in a Box

Do you want to start your own Firearms Training Business?  

Obtain everything you need for your own business provided to you all in one stop.

One request we regulary receive from our firearms instructor students 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.

$2500.00 Package Includes: 

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.

Email for more information

Tel: 877.634.6365

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