Sports Layne Firearms Academy, West Michigan / Michigan CPL Training Handguns for Sale
CPL Heated Indoor Range
Same Day CPL
One Location CPL
Professional CPL

Sports Layne Firearms Academy
Since 2009, over 1,000 graduates

Small Class Size (10 Max.)
Personable / Courteous
Professional CPL Training
(MCRGO Certified by the State of Michigan)

Regular CPL Class Just $125
We provide snacks, beverages, lunch and all course materials
practicing Social Distancing, masks are optional, we do check temperatures at the door

Heated Indoor
Range & Facilities
Handgun rentals available
(includes ammo)$25

Text 616-570-2768 or
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(Michigan Concealed Pistol License Certificate/Training)

Sports Layne Firearms Training

West Michigan CPL 
Michigan CPL
(Concealed Carry License Training)

($125)(Group rates avail 6+)

Indoor Heated Range
West Michigan / Michigan
 CPL Classes
(Concealed Carry License Training)

Classes begin at 7:45am and end around 4pm

You earn a Michigan Concealed License Training certificate that you provide with your application, to your County of residence, when you apply for your CPL.  Your County will charge you for the CPL application and for finger prints, in addition to the $125 you pay for this course. Your CPL Training certificate is required for application.

Come to learn !!
Handgun rentals with ammunition available 22LR, $25
9mm $70, .380 $90

Federally Licensed Firearms Dealer
(Try it before you buy it)

$100 FOR 3HRS.
All aspects of taking your first shots. Professional, safe and secure. You will be ready to move on to additional training, like getting your Concealed Pistol License.

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West Michigan Concealed Pistol Training
Including FFL Gun Sales and Transfers
West Michigan CPL Training
Sports Layne Firearms Academy

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For CPL Individuals, Groups, Teams

We specialize in training small groups 6+, for CPL (Concealed Carry License Training), Enhanced CPL, Security Team Umbrella Training, call us today!  616-636-5523
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Security Umbrella Training

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Business ?
Private Schools 
-Active Shooter Scenarios


 ECPL Class-Outside the Home

     For those desiring a Private Class, give me a call and we can negotiate cost.
    Arrangements can be made for offsite/onsite training, for large groups, with negotiated cost. Thank You.  Questions, please give us a call.  616-636-5523


We are a Federal Firearms Licensed Dealer

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We Specialize in West Michigan CPL Pistol Training by offering MCRGO, NRA Basic Pistol Training, Security Umbrella Training


NRA Personal Protection in the Home (Qualifies for Michigan CPL, Concealed Pistol License, need some handgun experience)

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home

(NRA Pistol Training that teaches you how to use your Michigan concealed pistol license safely and effectively-not required by law, through professional  training)


We have, .22LR $25, , .380 $90, 9x18Mak $70, 9MM $60, .40S&W $70 , .45ACP $90 for Training

We also have personal defense AMMO, , 9MM, .40S&W, 


8/2020-(most beneficial) Information & Shooting

8/2020-The easy pace & the friendly face:))

8/2020-Shooting & Education (most beneficial)

8/2020-(most beneficial) High Speed Shooting

8/2020-Information explained well.  Instructor is very knowledgeable. Well run facility.

8/2020-Laid back, non pushy, Very understanding, Very informative

8/2020-Very well presented

8/2020-(Most Beneficial) Practicing shooting

8/2020-Very good class, would recommend

8/2020-Instructor was very professional and conveyed the information well

8/2020-(Most Beneificial) Tim and his wife's amazing food

8/2020-First Class!

8/2020-Tim (Instructor) was very patient

8/2020-It was a fun learning experience. I feel much more confident using my firearm.

8/2020-Excellent Instruction, less nerves when shooting, thanks to clear and thoughtful instructions.

2/29  Even when my answers were not correct, Tim did not make me feel unintelligent, but steered (me) toward the correct answers with explanation.  He made me feel empowered & capable of carrying concealed.
I truly enjoyed it(the class( and learned a lot!

Very informative, beyond what I thought was necessary, EXCELLENT !  Best lunch ever!

Thorough & Easy to follow along & listen to! Very personable, relatable instructor.

Excellent instruction in a professional manner.  Made everything very clear.

9/20-(most beneficial) Real Life examples of scenarios-male
9/20-(improvements?) Nothing (most beneficial) Everything-AWESOME CLASS!!-male
9/20-(most beneficial) Real life scenarios created on/or near the range-male
9/20-(course improvement?) Nothing-(most beneficial) Shooting on the range-female
8/9- (improvements?) The whole course was presented very well (beneficial) Hands on shooting (and) going over the laws.
8/9- (beneficial?) shooting at the range, had a great time and learned alot, Thank You! (female)
8/9- (improvements?) Great Course Thank You (male)
8/9- (improvements?) I enjoyed the course and I don't think any changes are necessary. (beneficial?) shooting from behind barriers (female)
8/9- (most beneficial) all of it (male)
8/9-(improvements?) No way! Couldn't as for a better instructor (female)

8/9-(any changes?) It was great the way it is. (liked) the range and police instruction

8/9-(Liked) All the different shooting, gun handling, defense (Home & away) Well Done!, was very (mostly) comfortable (Male)
Very good enjoyable-female
Food was amazing-had fun-liked everything
Attention to the laws-female
"Good Food"
Wonderful class environment-not stuffy or degrading
(Liked) Range portion,-male.....followed by explanation of possible outcomes-post incidents
(Improvements) None, it was done very well
5/2-(male) (most beneficial) Hands on handling of firearms
4/26 "It was excellent the way it was, no improvement needed..(most beneficial) "The range, it helped get comfortable handling a pistol..."An excellent experience" (male)
3/5-Most Beneficial
       Great Class:)
       Laws associated and principles applied to defensive accuracy
       The course as a whole was great.  
       Time in the range & different shooting scenarios and the legal aspect of the course.
        The course, instructors, environment & facilities were all excellent!
        Did great
        The range had different exercises
        Thank You!!
        I feel it met all my needs I found it very informative.
        Knowledge of laws, different shooting situations.
        I feel it met all my needs I found it very informative.  Knowledge of laws, different shooting situations.
        Range time.  
        Tim did a very good job would recommend Him to Friends and Family

2/8- Great (Class) as is, (most beneficial?) all of it.  Loved the Class (female)

2/8-(most beneficial) firearms and the law (male)

2/8-(most beneficial) laws, defensive shooting skills (male)

11/14- Male- Gave me better knowledge and understanding.  (beneficial) Understanding laws and regulations.  Great Class was very enjoyable and the information was engaging.

11/14-Male-Loved the legal information.  Course was well presented and I am very satisfied.

11/14-Female- All was presented well and explained.

10/31-Female-No Improvements needed, (most beneficial) Range shooting, Laws, Mental Prep,  It was great! I will highly recommend!

10/31-Female- (Most beneficial) The discussion questions.

10/31-Male- This was a very well put together course and will be recommending it to anyone that asks. (most beneficial) The Instructor.  I feel confident that me and my wife were taught correctly.

10/31-Female- (most beneficial) Course Mat'l & Instructors expertise.  Great Experience!

10/31-Male- (most beneficial) All of the information regarding safety, gun fundamentals, and protecting the home was beneficial.

8/22-Male-Instruction was great!! (sentiment by entire class)
1/12-Thanks for an informative yet fun & enjoyable day!- Was a great Class-Very well constructed-Great the way it is!-I think it was very well done and I would take other classes here!-The instructor and police were extremely informative & easy to relate to.-Was very satisfied with it overall.-Tim is an awesome instructor. He makes everyone feel very comfortable and confident.-Very good course, very good instructors, may take further courses!-I thought it was a well done course.-It was all beneficial to me!
1/11-Presented very well enjoyed the shooting and education.-Very nice course-Very well done would recommend him (Tim)-(Change?) none I would send my wife and take a 2 day class.-I thought it was great-Great job! definitely will recommend to others.
(most beneficial) The safety, Shooting Officer (range officer) lecture on mental state. (male)
(most beneficial) explanation of safety importance. Thanks to Tim and his wife for making this an informative and enjoyable experience. (female)
(most beneficial) Tim's teaching.  Give your wife a kiss for all the good food and help. (male)
Was a very well taught class and I plan on signing up for the Advanced courses with same instructor.  He is highly experienced and knowledgeable.  Spent plenty of time on on range shooting with different scenarios. (male)
Awesome Job! (most beneficial) ALL (female)
(most beneficial) I thought everything was great and done well. Shooting!  Thanks Tim had a Great Time and learned a lot! (male)
(most beneficial) Everything was helpful.  Instructors are very informational and communicate well with class, in classroom and on range. (female)
(most beneficial)  I didn 't know a lot, so pretty much everything.  Had a great time, Thanks! (female)
(most beneficial) Safety and shooting training. (male)
(most beneficial) Range/Hands on.  I learned a lot! (male)
(most beneficial) Range shooting demonstrations (female)
Keep up the good work.  (Most beneficial) Shooting range and explaining the bullet sizes & purposes (female)
Most Beneficial:  All, Great course! Great Instructor!, Great Lunch! (male)
(most beneficial) Having (Officer) come in and talk tons.  Also hearing real life experiences helped alot.
Had a lot of fun and learned a lot!  Thank You! (female)
(what could be improved) not much
(most beneficial) Range time and Q&A's we went over were very helpful and appreciable
Great Job---I am interested in further training when it is necessary.  Thanks!! (female)
(most beneficial) Shooting exercises, legal section, preparation
Very good course. Will definitely recommend to friends/family (male)
2/21-(male) Great class & instructor (most beneficial) What is at stake when you use deadly force. (comments) Well done!
Everything was well put together and very beneficial.  The whole course was (most beneficial) (male)
2/21-(male) Well done already No comments for improvement. (most beneficial) All equally beneficial. (comments) Great Job!
It was very good, as I knew little, and now feel very good about knowledge of, self assurance, and views of a concealed firearm.
Overall I thought it was a well taught class.
(most beneficial) Covering the laws and procedures involved.  (male)
2/21-(male) Enjoyed this class. I learned a great deal from the instructor and would recommend to anyone. (most beneficial) gun safety, law knowledge
2/21-(male) was excellent, (most benefit) learned a lot in all areas
2/21-(female) Very understandable, common sense, (improvements) none, (most benefit) all of the information
2/21-(female) (most benefical) being able to shoot multiple rounds, Excellent course!
2/21-(male) As far as I am concerned the course went really smooth and exceeded my expectations. (most beneficial) The laws concerning pistols was very beneficial
12/27-(male) Improvements-None, (most beneficial) All of it, ..I will be back for more training.
12/27 (husband and wife) Very Well and Excellent (training)
10/18- Great Class, (any improvements?) not at all, (most beneficial?) range and legal part, Great Instructor
More range time is always appreciated
Great just the way it was.
Range Drills were great
"Liked the fire range instruction"
"-Everything was very beneficial.  Tim made me feel very safe & comfortable, in every aspect."
It was all beneficial...Tim is a great instructor he made everything fun & easy to understand. (male)

Practiced shooting a variety of positions and scenarios (male)

Tim was very informative and approachable! Thanks! (female)

(liked) The shooting range (male)

Very nicely done (female)

The setup was wonderful and I really enjoyed it (female)

(most beneficial) To help understand when to use a CPL. (male)
Most beneficial?  Both the Class & Shooting.
Mr. Layne made the class very interesting and was very knowledgable instructor.
I didn't see anyway the course could be improved.
What was most beneficial? (the) shooting (exercises)
I feel Tim did a fantastic job and I do not see any noticeable improvements (needed), actual gun training (most beneficial), I enjoyed the course and will pursue futher training
Overview of laws & what to expect.  Makes you aware what your responsibilities of a gun owner amount to.
I enjoyed being on the range!
The whole course (was most beneficial)
Great job by instructor (Tim)
(The most beneficial part of the training) Range time, structured classroom, most everything.
Keep up the good work!
Had a great time and the lunch was great!
(most beneficial) The lessons
(liked) shooting range and detailed instruction on home & defensive action. Great course that gave me the confidence to continue pursuing further (handgun) education. (female)
Course was great, Great Instructor. (most beneficial) Actual shooting of guns, doing different shooting techniques.(male)
(most beneficial) safety at home and in the public.  (male)
(most beneficial) class interaction. (male)
I thought course was very good, especially for a basic course-good instructor with a lot of knowledge. (male)
It was very informative and fun. No need to improve.  (liked) The Law Section, also the range time on how to move into cover/concealment.  Extremely informative and very friendly trainer. (male)
Thought for the material covered it was perfect.  Learned a lot and had fun, would do it again.  I also will suggest this course to anyone wether they are to get a cpl or not. (male)
"For me very pleasant, (most beneficail?) classroom, (Course) "Very enjoyable"
Most beneficial? "Using the firearm with the thought that I do not necessarily have to be perfectly sighted in when I am defending myself."
Classroom was kept interesting, shooting range was great info on methods of shooting.
Completely enjoyed the entire class.  Thanks for all of the helpful knowledge.
Greatly appreciated this class.  It was very informative and presented in a professional friendly manner.  Thanks
(liked) All Parts were very beneficial.  I enjoyed the range time best. I was having problems shooting the target and the instructor helped me get past these (problems) to have a more accurate shot. (female)
(Liked) Range Practice, legalities
Thank you - Great class (female)
Liked the discussion of the legal aspects
Money well spent, very beneficial.
Everything felt very adequate, no obvious changes necessary
Everything was most beneficial
Did a wonderful job. (liked) The legal stuff pertaining to the use of deadly force. (male)
(liked) practice at the range and going over materials. (female)
(liked) Not just one area, All were beneficially equal. (male)
The best training I have had (female)
(liked) All!  Great Class.  (male)

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Basic Pistol Class
3 Hrs
Get prepared to carry concealed
Learn the fundamentals of pistol shooting
be ready to carry concealed
We Specialize in Faith Based Security Training
Being prepared is the essence of trust and peace.  
Your peace of mind will be increased learning the proper use of firearms for security, and  protection.
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Sports Layne Firearms Academy
Enhanced CPL, Michigan, West Michigan
Advanced Training

(Learn techniques beyond basic, how to draw safely from a holster
(Must have current CPL) or certificate of previous training) (All firing is a draw from your strong side hip holster, purse holster, or fanny pack)
$200 7:45am to 6pm, First Day, 
2nd Day 9am-2[pm
Owned and Operated by US Veteran !!
Same day all one site
Hundreds trained
You will receive the most Professional, Respectful, Meaningful training available.


Sports Layne Firearms Academy

We accept all Major Credit Cards!

Sports Layne Firearms Academy

West Michigan CPL

(Concealed Pistol License Training)

 Pistol Training Center

(Qualifies for your Michigan Conealed Pistol Licsense Application

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KAHR ARMS CM9 (9MM) $460 Out the Door, Free Holster, Vertical Sights (Combat)l
Many other handguns are available for Sale
Try them before you buy them!!
That can be used for Michigan Concealed Pistol License Training and carry.
FFL Gun Transfers $30

(Michigan CPL /ECPL)

(Qualifies for Michigan Concealed Pistol License Application and reciprocity with 41 other States.  You will learn all the basics of using a pistol safely and effectively.  Michigan CPL training shouldn't end here, now prepare yourself to carry a Michigan Concealed Pistol License by taking the NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Course)


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Upcoming Courses: Oct 10, 2020

(Handgun rental available)

 See Schedule at the top of page for Michigan Concealed Pistol License Training. Also consider Michigan Enhanced Concealed Pistol Training. 

$125 CPL. ECPL $200
includes, snacks, beverages, lunch, all course materials

Do you have a group and need a special day?  Call us and we will accommodate your group!

Certified Range Safety Officer on site at Range

(It is important during any firearms training that you have an individual that is certified in range safey.  Our instructors have taken and completed the range safety officer course with the NRA.  We also have instructors that are skilled at the Eddy Eagle Program (Teaching children, in your home, or children who may come into your home, how to react to finding a firearm.  This is a must for children!), Firearms Safety, Storage and Handling.

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Comments from Course Attendees

1/2021-Kind, friendly, love that husband & wife work together. Wonderful lunch. Very knowledgeable.

1/2021-The instructor was very professional and made sure everyone had a firm understanding.

1/2021-Instructor explained material in a clear manner.  Instructor also made class interesting and fun.

1/2021-Great involvement, getting everyone to used to guns.

1/2021-rapid fire

1/2021-upbeat and factual, great class.

1/2021-rapid fire at the range

1/2021-Meeting new people and learing to use and handle a gun

1/2021-How Tim keeps going over things so we got it.  Very encouraging.  Lunch was Great!

1/2021-Shooting, instructor was very informative

1/2021-Very Well Done

1/2021-Very laid back, fun

1/2021-Tim & his wife(Lori) were amazing. Very informative, love the hands on. (change nothing) Absolutely amazing class

1/2021-Helpful in real-life tips and tricks, clearly explained all instructions and safety tips

1/2021-(Liked) Instructor, environment

1/2021-Fun, informative, professional, Delicious lunch!!  Thank You

12/2020-Very informative

12/2020-the infor was great, great instructor

12/2020-Information and the shooting

12/2020-Very informative

12/2020- Tim (instructor) was very knowledgeable.  The range was awesome and the lunch was very good! Thanks for your hospitality.

12/2020-Great instructor, friendly, fun, very smart and wise.

12/2020-Very good class well taught

12/2020-I enjoyed the knowledgeability of the instructor and his interaction with the class.

12/2020-The instructor Tim was great, relatable & knowledgeable, very friendly

12/2020-Tim (instructor) was the most information you can get

12/2020-It was interactive and descriptive

12/2020-Very helpful & thorough

12/2020-Very helpful. I really enjoyed the class. Very happy.

12/2020-Instructor (Tim) was very formative.  Great Class

12/2020-Very informative, small classw/comfortable setting, very patient during range time.

12/2020-Very relaxed atmosphere and great information.  P.S. Good Food!  Time flew by.

12/2020-The Shooting activities.  Tim was very patient & helpful teaching me to shoot as it's been a while

12/2020-Range Time

12/2020-Quite informative.  Tim is extremely knowlegeable and presented the data in an easy to understand format

12/2020-the hands on, and the time put into it

12/2020- Very thorough, down to earth

10/2020-learning about Michigan Law (most beneficial)

10/2020-Good instruction (most beneficial)

10/2020-Firing and the review of materials (most beneficial)

10/2020-the exercises and shooting practice (most beneficial)

10/2020-The shooting (most beneficial)

10/2020-Very informative & entertaining. Thank You! Great Food!!

10/2020-It was very educational and worth taking (Most beneficial)

10/2020-learning about the different laws and procedures (Most beneficial)

10/2020-law info and target practice (most beneficial)

10/2020-All the professional help I had during the class, very very helpful!

10/2020-G0od content + well done

10/2020- a lot of good information

10/2020-class was interesting and not boring at all


10/2020-Food was great! Shooting is always a good time, Instructor was informing and entertaining.

10/2020-Instructor kept it interesting

10/2020-Instructor was excellent

10/2020-Excellent Instructor Great Food

10/2020-Everything, Tim was Great! It was fun and lunch was delicious! Would Recommend this class *******

10/2020-Very good class-informative-instructor was excellent

10/2020-Actual examples & stories of real events

10/2020-Very informative, very patient instruction

10/2020-He (Tim) was clear & patient, Very informative.  Encouraging

10/2020-Encouragement on shooting

10/2020-Great information.  Tim was professional, patient, helpful and informative, excellent.

10/2020-Very informative. Helped everyone and very patient

10/2020-very patient

10/2020-very instructive

10/2020-the shooting range

10/2020-knowledge of the instructor

10/2020-the rapid fire made me feel more comfortable

10/2020-instructor was veryy patient with us and gave us the right information needed for this class

9/2020-Instructor took time to explain all rules and was patient in applications

9/2020-Lunch and great indoor range for small groups

9/2020-Shooting and Lunch :))

9/2020-Very professional & thorough
            Great Lunch
            Great teacher

9/2020-Instructor was very good

9/2020-Good and informative

9/2020-Very informative

9/2020-Accessibility, price, very clear and to the point

9/2020-Shooting behind cover and the rapid fire in an emergency situation

8/2020-he was a great instructor

8/2020-interesting  & informative

8/2020-Tim was very knowledgable & thorough answering questions readily

8/2020- the professionalism of the the class and lunch

8/2020-being able to ask questions and be judged.  I felt very comfortable.  Thank You!

8/2020-Very informative, well presented

8/2020-Very well presented, thought everything was well explained & helped with a hand out.  No concerns with any part of it.  Very well done.

8/2020-Presentation Style (was good) and knowledge of instructor.  Casual setting not a classroom feel.

7/2020-(Like Most) Relaxed environment, made easy to learn, fun time. learned alot Thank You :)

7/2020-(Like Most) Knowledge, confidence builder, patient

7/2020-The information and How it was presented, was very good & easy to retain.

7/2020-Hands on learning to apply principles being taught; active engagement from everyone.

7/2020-(Like Most) Engaging-Allowed entire class to participate. (Concern) The video from lawyers went a bit fast and we didn't stop to expand on certain topics.

7/2020-(Like Most) Great for new shooters, very informative, wonderful hospitality.

7/2020-Very Thorough, very nice.

7/2020- Very Thorough

7/2020-(Like Most) Personal attention as needed

7/20-Small class size, did not feel rushed on range

7/20- like the shooting range

7/20-legal aspects and range time

7/20-(Tim) explained the basics, was patient with the learning process

7/20-Very well taught

7/20-Everything was great

7/20-(Like Most) Very professional

7/20-(Like Most)Tim was extremely knowledgable and made the class fun. Also liked how there was inventory available for purchase. Food was great-loved the food.

7/20-(Like most) Easy comprehension & knowledgable instructor!

7/20-(Like most) the instructor

7/20-(Like most) Informative, professional & comprehensive.  Great food & encouragement too!

7/20-(Like Most) made it easy and was very professional, kind, and calming those with their nerves (me) Would recommend this to others.

6/20-(Like Most) The instruction + amount of shooting practice has given me enough confidence to not be afraid of guns. (Concerns (None)

6/20-(Like most) Instructor (Tim) was great & very helpful. (Concerns) None.

6/20-(Like most) I liked that it was smaller, I felt less pressure around people.  It was layed back, so I felt comfortable. (Concerns) None at all.

6/20- (Like most) Very easy to follow and Tim was very good instructor for all skill & knowledge levels. (Concerns) No.

6/2020-(Liked Most) Tim's (instructor) knowledge of firearms and safety.  He is very confident when speaking about firearm topics. Also one day of class and the price. (Concerns) No.

6/2020- (Like most) Pace & clear explanations of each section. Having a handout was very helpful for taking notes. Video of lawyer was informative. Lunch very nice+drinks+snacks appreciated. (Concerns) No, I feel confident I am prepared to handle a gun following all safety & legal requirements.

6/2020-(Like most) sharing stories, ability to ask questions., strict adherence to safety protocols

3/2020- Valuable information about how to carry yourself when carrying concealed, also guided shooting, excellent teachers.


3/2020- Having experience loading and shooting a gun

3/2020-Safe atmosphere
Calm and clear instructions

3/2020-Very informative open conversation as needed, adequate time spent for every topic and question.

3/2020- Very informative, Handled professionally and accommodating to novice users.
2/2020-Informative and Safety Oriented
2/2020-Fun & Informative, Safety Oriented
2/2020-Very Professional, Safety Oriented
2/2020-Very Informative, Instructor very personable, Really enjoyed venue, 
very comfortable setting.
1/2020-Concentration on personal protection (important)

1/2020-Tim was personable and knowledgeable

1/2020-I liked the small class size, (and) the instructor could give good personalized feedback.  I think the legal material covered was very important too, and informative.

12/2019-Female-Tim is a very good teacher
4/20-Very informational, very organized & helpful

4/20-In depth instruction & time for questions. Lots of range time.

4/20-(Most beneficial) Instructors detail, Lori's cooking

4/20-The instructor was great. Took time to answer all questions. Professional Class! Great Instruction.

4/20-(Most beneficial) Shooting the gun

2/2-Tim did an excellent job presenting the material and very friendly

2/2-Professionalism in teaching and extreme knowledge of what was taught

2/2-(Liked most) safety instructions

2/2-Great information + discussions. Too the time to answer all questions. Very knowledgable.

2/2-The class and Tim as a teacher were very beneficial and clearly explained every point he made!. Very knowlegable and well put together

2/2- Very informative and good illustrations of scenarios

9/16- Very Professional,And very helpful. Thank you for lunch and snacks
Very happy with everything
Overall a great experience! Nothing I would change. I will refer to friends
8/31-Excellent class, learned much, thank you!!

8/15-We receive outstanding reviews from our students.  Over (700) trained to date, and many in our advanced classes.  You will experience professional, fully covered information and training on carrying a handgun.  Don't miss this opportunity, call or write us today. 616-636-5523,
2/27-Most Beneficial
         Shooting in different positions and speeds
         The entire course
         Excellent job by all. It was really informative & went by smoothly & quickly
         All of it.
         all of it. Very understanding Thank You! and good job.
         Prep.(eration) & mindset
         I was very pleased with this course & the comfort level.
         The legal information

2/20- Most Beneficial
          Great Class
          Understanding the law and what happens afterward
          Gun range & class talks, being able to ask questions
          Shooting in the range was most beneficial for mer personally
          Learning the NRA rules (for safe Gun handling), shooting scenarios on range, dialogue w/ others asking questions about real life scenarios
          I feel things went well and was happy w/ the course
          Law Information
          Thank you!  Great Job!
          The discussion an transfer and transporting was very beneficial as well as the hands-on activities.
           This was a very enjoyable and experiential learning experience.
           Great instructors!
2/13- Most beneficial
          It's great as is! Shooting range
          Nothing different, enjoyed course, will
          recommend to friends, Shooting, laws,
          Great Course, will be back for defense
          Outside the home.
          Law review, range practice, Thanks!
          Proper Aiming, Good Shooting techniq
          Applicable laws, Great Course, Will see
          you again.
          Both in class & in range training were
          educational.  Love the personal touch!!
          Shooting drills on the range
          The range time
          I thoroughly enjoyed the course, its 
          instructors, and the format,Interaction
          It was very good, Don't have any
          recommendations, Gun Safety
1/16- Most beneficial
         -Range time, I really liked all of the 
          different scenarios we walked through
         -Going to practice and getting 
           comfortable shooting
         -Legalities of shooting a gun
         -Learning about the laws pertaining to
           owning/carrying a gun.
         -Range work
         -Dealing with personal threats
         -Interaction & questions & the range
          were most beneficial
1/9-  Most beneficial
        -Point blank shooting
        -The whole diversity of the class, being           in class and the cop in here
        -Having a smaller class
        -Shooting/ handling the gun safely
        -awesome Instructor and great advice
12/30-Good Course Overall
           (Good) Time on the range
           Range time
           Very well done, perfect size
           Explanations by the instructors
           The course was great, Instructor Tim 
           used a great variety of examples. I 
           would recommend this course to 
           The whole course was beneficial!

5/2-(male) (most beneficial) Defensive range time & laws
5/2-(male) (Suggestions) Very well done, time passed quickly, it was not boring, (most beneficial) Training on stance & grip and what form to select. (additional comments) none.
5/2-(female) (most beneficial) answering questions about camping & gun handling
5/2-(male) (Improvements?)It was excellent-(most beneficial?) Tim's clear training methods and allowing of questions, (additional comments) I thoroughly enjoyed this course and will be promoting it in my circle of friends & acquaintances.
5/2- (male) liked class extremely well
10/18-(any improvements?) None, excellent course.  (most beneficial?) Hands on training and useful tips and scenarios.  Questions answered. Excellent course and exceptional instructor, very happy to have participated in this course. (male)
4/26 "I think the training course is excellent and easy to follow"... "All areas were helpful" (female)

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.  


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