Black Friday Special

 pistol and target  16 Hour IL Concealed Carry  pistol and target

10 percent off of our already low prices. $135 (normally $150.00) Retired and honorably discharged veterans $90 (normally $100)

Don’t fight the crowds at the mall. Relax with us where it’s warm; drink coffee / hot chocolate, and at the same time, fulfill the requirements to get your IL Concealed Carry License. Then go home and ask Santa for a new concealable handgun. What a Christmas!

If you need the refresher for renewal, you can attend on Saturday the 30th for $50 (please contact us for more information).

1st 8 hours – Friday November 29, 2019 – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

USCCA Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals

2nd 8 hours – Saturday November 30, 2019 – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Illinois Laws, Gun Handling, & Shooting Qualification

For information or to sign up, contact us by clicking here. Or email: jehu1290@yahoo.com

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course (Instructor Led)

Friday January 31, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Basics of Pistol Shooting is a one day course intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience. This is the traditional, instructor-led course where you will receive direct instruction from an NRA-certified instructor from beginning to end. After having taken this course, one will be eligible to take the NRA Basic Pistol Instructor course, whereby you will be eligible to become an Illinois Concealed Carry Instructor.

Cost = $100.00

Click Here to Sign Up

NRA Instructor Basic Pistol

Saturday February 1, 2020

8:00 am to 6:00 pm

NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Course is a 10 hour course (if the 6 hour BIT taught the previous day is not needed)  that teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Pistol Shooting course.

Prerequisite: NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course, NRA BIT (included in the $250.00 fee). Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire.

Cost = $200.00

Take both the Basic and Instructor courses for $250.00

Click Here to Sign Up

NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course

Friday February 21, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Basic Rifle Shooting Course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development.

Cost = $100.00

Click HERE to sign up.

Instructor Rifle Shooting Course

Saturday February 22, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

This course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Rifle Shooting course.

Prerequisite: Completion of the NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course is a perquisite for certification in this course. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.

The cost of the 16 hour Instructor course = $250.00

(This cost includes “Basics of Rifle Shooting Course, NRA BIT course, and all snacks, soft drinks, and meals)

Click HERE to sign up.

NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course

Friday January 3, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Basic Shotgun Shooting Course includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun parts and operation; shotgun shell components; shotgun shell malfunctions; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting at straight away and angled targets; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development.

Cost = $100.00

Instructor Basic Shotgun Shooting Course

Saturday January 4, 2020 

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

This course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Shotgun Shooting Course.

Prerequisite: Completing the Basic Shotgun Shooting Course is a perquisite for certification as an instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.

The cost of the 16 hour Instructor course = $250.00

(This cost includes “Basics of Shotgun Shooting Course, NRA BIT course, and all snacks, soft drinks, and meals)

NRA Defensive Pistol Class

Saturday January 11, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

You’ve had your basic training and obtained your concealed carry license. Now take your defensive gun handling to a new level. Most of the class will be spent on the range doing defensive pistol exercises.

The NRA Defensive Pistol Course will focus on the techniques needed to develop a defensive mindset. The goal of the course will be to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. As a result of participating in this course, the student will be able to explain and demonstrate the following: How to apply the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling when carrying a concealed firearm, basic principles of concealment, the difference between cover and concealment, drawing from the holster, levels of mental awareness, developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal protection, clearing common stoppages, use of pocket pistols, and more. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the NRA Defensive Pistol certificate. This course is only conducted by NRA Certified Advanced Pistol Instructors.

 Cost = $100.00

NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course

 Thursday December 5, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

This course is eight hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Each student is taught reloading safety; centerfire cartridge components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; equipment; and the metallic cartridge reloading process. Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, the Basic Reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure and a Course Evaluation form.

Cost = $100 

You can sign up by clicking HERE

Instructor of Metallic Cartridge Reloading

Friday December 6, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: Candidates must complete the NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading course student examination with a score of 90% or better and perform pre-course assessments that demonstrate basic knowledge, skills and safe handling procedures for reloading metallic cartridges.
Description: Course is presented in two parts: basic instructor training and discipline specific instructor training. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive the NRA Trainer’s Guide, NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Instructor Candidate Packet, and NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading course student packet.

Cost = $150 Take the combination Basic on the previous day (Friday) plus this instructor class for $225

Sign up by clicking HERE

NRA Basic Shotgun Shell Reloading Course

Saturday December 7, 2020

8:00 am to 1:00 pm

This course is six hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Each student is taught reloading safety; shotgun shell components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; equipment; and the shotgun shell reloading process. Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, the Basic Reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure and a Course Evaluation form.

Cost = $100 

To sign up click HERE

NRA Instructor of Shotgun Shell Reloading Course

Saturday December 7, 2020

1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Prerequisite: Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a perquisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.
Description: Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive the NRA Trainer’s Guide, NRA Shotgun Instructor Candidate Packet, and NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting course student packet.

Cost = $150.00 Take the Basic (Friday) and Instructor of Shotgun Shell Reloading for $225.

Sign up by clicking HERE

NRA Refuse to Be a Victim Seminar

Saturday January 25, 2020

8:00 am to 12:00 pm

This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense. Seminars teach common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of, and a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive and easy to follow. The seminar includes classroom instruction on criminal psychology, automobile crimes; cyber safety, home security, and a variety of crime prevention strategies including carjack avoidance techniques, use of personal safety devices, and more. Students receive the Refuse To Be A Victim® student handbook, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® brochure, NRA Become A Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Brochure, Refuse To Be A Victim® Firearms Supplement, and a course completion certificate.

Cost = $15

To sign up, click HERE

NRA Refuse to Be a Victim Instructor Development Workshop

Saturday January 25, 2020

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Women and men interested in becoming Refuse To Be A Victim® instructors attend a one- to two-day Instructor Development Workshop to acquire the training and credentials required to teach Refuse To Be A Victim Seminars in the community.

Instructor Development Workshops are taught by Regional Counselors and begin with a Refuse To Be A Victim® Seminar. In general, seminars heighten public awareness of what can and should be done to stay safe. The workshop then focuses on the technical aspects of the program; instructor expectations; certification guidelines; speaking and presentation skills; and marketing strategies.

Cost = $125 This fee covers all classes required to become a RTBAV instructor, including the RTBAV Seminar above.

To sign up, click HERE

NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home

Friday February 28, 2020

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

PPITH is an 8 hour course that 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.

Prerequisite: 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.

Cost = $100

NRA Instructor Personal Protection In The Home

 Saturday February 29, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

PPITH is a 9 hour course that teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching the NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home course.

Prerequisite: The instructor candidate must be an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor. Prior to the course, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.

Cost = $200

Take both the Basic and Instructor PPITH block for $250.00

NRA Basic Personal Protection Outside the Home

Friday March 6, 2020

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home is a 14 hour course that 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.

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.

Cost – $150.00

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NRA Instructor Personal Protection Outside the Home

Saturday March 7, 2020

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Instructor Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home is a 16 hour course that teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching the NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course.

Prerequisite: Instructor candidates must be both an NRA Certified Pistol and Personal Protection In The Home Instructor. Candidates must have attended an NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home course and passed the student exam with a score of 90% or better.

Cost – $250.00

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Take the Basic and Instructor Personal Protection Outside the Home in the same block for $300.00

Take the Basic PPITH, Instructor PPITH, Basic PPOTH, and Instructor PPOTH as a block for $500.00

NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course

Friday February 7, 2020

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Basic Range Safety Officer is a nine hour course that develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

Cost = $100.00

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NRA Chief Range Safety Officer Course

Saturday February 8, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Chief Range Safety Officer is an 8 hour course that 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.

Cost = $200.00

Take both the RSO and CRSO block for $250.00

As Always:

Snacks, soft drinks, and lunch at noon will be provided for all our 8 hour class days.

To Sign Up Click Here

USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals

Friday November 29, 2019

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Learn to protect yourself, family, and loved ones, while keeping yourself physically, legally, morally, and financially safe.

Cost = $100.00

USCCA Certified Instructor Course

Friday and Saturday January 17 & 18, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm each day

Upon successfully completing this course, you will become USCCA Certified Instructor, uniquely authorized to teach the USCCA course, Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals. This course has become the gold standard across the United States for law abiding Americans seeking to obtain their concealed carry permit. As a USCCA certified instructor, you will be trained and equipped to provide world-class instruction to students. You will have access to world class classroom materials (including a full set of PowerPoint presentations and classroom videos). During this two-day training course, you’ll be taught by a USCCA Training Counselor on a number of valuable topics, including: The top ten instructor mistakes, and how to avoid them; teaching best practices; and running a safe live fire range. You’ll also have a chance to demonstrate your knowledge of the USCCA training material through seven short presentations to a group of your peers, as well as running a live fire range, guiding your peers through the safe completion of the USCCA course of fire. After completion of this course, you’ll not only be intimately familiar with the USCCA training methodology and materials, you’ll be a far better instructor and presenter, regardless of the topic of choice.

This USCCA Instructor certification also fulfills ISP’s requirements to become a certified Illinois Concealed Carry instructor.

Cost = $347.00

USCCA Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals

Saturday December 14, 2019

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

This is a welcoming and engaging training guide created by a woman for women who are seeking to begin, improve upon, or add to their firearms skills. With three distinct modules (Women’s Basic Pistol, Women’s Intermediate Pistol, and Women’s Defensive Pistol), this course is designed to reach students who are brand new to firearms and those who are ready to learn more about defensive shooting. We begin the day with basics of pistol shooting and by the end of the day, are drawing from a holster and purse and doing reloads in emergency situations. There is live fire at the end of each module that pertains to the concepts learned during that module.

Cost = $75.00

All former SHPDT Students qualify for a 25% discount off our normal prices for all the above classes.

Call or Email us to Schedule One of The Following Classes Today 

(left click on the course of interest for more information)

Illinois Concealed Carry Class

4 Hour Utah Non-Resident CC Class

The Following NRA Student and Instructor Classes

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Class

NRA Range Safety Officer Class

NRA Personal Protection in the Home Class

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Class

NRA Defensive Pistol Course 

Metallic Cartridge Reloading

Shotgun Shell Reloading

Refuse To Be A Victim


We will do private classes. If you have two or more people who would like to schedule a Concealed Carry class, or 4 or NRA student and instructor classes contact us by phone, email, or the “Contact” form below with your preferred dates and we will be glad to accommodate you.

If you see a class already listed that’s right for you, sign up by sending us your name, address, birth date, phone number, email and the class you are interested in attending by way of the “Contact” form below. If there is still room, we will place you on the roster.

Note: There is a discount for those who sign up for both the PPITH and the PPOTH classes, as well as discounts for husbands and wives who attend classes together.

Thanks for looking and considering our services.

 

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