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Conceal and Carry – Concealed Carry – Carry Permit
Carry authority in up to 42 states is possible from our one-day course. See Permits Honored page for details.
WI honors MN permits and our classes qualify WI residents for a WI permit.
The world is full of people who are angry, hungry, stupid, wicked or crazy. Hardly a day goes by without news of yet another “senseless attack”.
The attack on you or your family won’t make sense. You don’t deserve it, but here it comes. What will you do to survive? Pretending it can’t happen won’t save you when it does happen. You could call 9-1-1 and hope the police arrive in time. They usually do not. Imagine begging for your life or attempting to reason with someone who is committing a senseless attack.
It’s in your face, it’s real, it makes no sense, but you or your loved ones are about to die right now. WHAT CAN YOU DO?
Denial is not a strategy. ‘It hasn’t happened yet’ is not a strategy and will not protect you or your loved ones. We put $20 locks on $200,000 homes and feel safe. Feeling safe is not a strategy.
Ordinary citizens in the
NOTE: Our course could be cheaper than a free course! We offer some options in class that could save you enough money over five years to cover the cost of training, permit application fees, refresher training and permit renewal fees.
The class schedule slows June-August due to lower attendance. The rest of the year, we generally offer carry permit classes every weekend.
Carry Permit Courses: Our carry permit courses cut through the B.S. Our goal is to qualify you for permits and prepare you for a possible lethal encounter. Instructor accomplishments and “war stories” only make the class longer. Approximately five hours in the classroom and ten minutes on the shooting range could qualify you to carry in multiple states (Utah Supplement adds seven to MN authority). Students are not required to be expert shooters, but you must pass the shooting test (see links, below). Permit Course fees include all expenses except firearm (rentals available), 30 rounds of ammunition, transportation and permit application fees. Our MN Course is for both new students and those renewing their MN permits. Our prior MN Course students returning for renewal enjoy a discount.
Our Basic Handgun course is not required unless you have little or no familiarity with handguns; however it is highly-recommended for anyone. A refresher on fundamentals is always a good investment.
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Basic Handgun – Safety & Handling Course: For those who have minimal or no formal training in the safe and proper operation of handguns. All expenses except transportation are included in the course fee; including firearms, ammunition, targets and range time. This is an excellent course even if you don’t plan on carrying a firearm.
Course Location: Most regular classes are in our Circle Pines classroom, five minutes from the indoor shooting range. When you register with MasterCard/Visa/PayPal, you will receive an email providing you with pertinent details including exact location and driving directions.
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