Course Descriptions

(LTC-007) NRA Home Firearms Safety

Classes are ONLY $79 per person.
Length of class is 4 hours.
This course is designed to teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms in the home. There are no prerequisites for taking this course and the material can be understood by mature people of all ages.

The NRA Home Firearm Safety Course is the basic course we recommend to anyone unfamiliar with guns or who needs to learn firearm terminology and safe handling.
It is valid for LTC and FID.
In this four hour course students will get the NRA’s Home Firearm Safety handbook, pamphlets on safety and terminology and lessons on the rules of safe gun handling, identifying and unloading various firearms, ammunition, cleaning, and storage. Students will also get hands-on experience with the most common types of handguns, rifles and shotguns. Massachusetts Laws Pertaining to Permit Application, Firearms Storage and Transportation

NRA Home Firearms Safety and NRA Basic Pistol courses fulfill the Massachusetts State Police LTC Basic Firearms Safety Course Requirement Certification LTC-007 or LTC-002 for FID Cards and LTC’s. You will receive the Massachusetts State Police Certificate needed for the application process and an NRA Certificate, both suitable for framing.

States Concealed Carry Class

ONLY $100
Get a license to carry a firearm in 31 states! The Utah CCW Class will qualify you to receive a Utah nonresident firearms license. This license will enable you to carry a concealed handgun in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Cost includes: Refreshments, instructor stamped application, passport size photo & fingerprints for application.Students will also receive a CD of the Utah laws and codes as well as a packet of information which includes a print out of the instructors PowerPoint.

Topics covered include: Firearms Safety, Handgun Basics, Ammo Safety & Guidelines, Utah Laws Related to Firearms, Concealed Carry Methods, Statues & Rules and Use of Deadly Force by Private Citizens.

You DO NOT need you MA LTC to get a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit. (MA does not recognize or have reciprocity with Utah.)

NRA Basic Pistol

ONLY $189 per person
If you are interested in a private class, the cost is $349.
Length of class is 8 hours. This includes classroom, range time and lunch is provided.
This course is designed for individuals who want to apply for an FID or License to Carry permit. Topics include:

Pistol Parts and Operation
Ammunition
Using a Pistol Safely
Operating a Pistol
Cleaning, Storing, and Transporting a Pistol
Shooting Fundamentals
The Bench Rest Shooting Position
Other Shooting Positions
Improving and Maintaining Shooting Skills
Massachusetts Laws Pertaining to Permit Application, Firearms Storage and Transportation

Proper handling of guns and actual firing of guns at a range is part of this course.

NRA Home Firearms Safety and NRA Basic Pistol courses fulfill the Massachusetts State Police LTC Basic Firearms Safety Course Requirement Certification LTC-007 or LTC-002 for FID Cards and LTC’s. You will receive the Massachusetts State Police Certificate needed for the application process and an NRA Certificate, both suitable for framing.

Range Time

Students will receive a certificate for this class

Please let us know if you need us to pick up ammunition for you.
Ammunition used, if bought for you, will be charged at market price.
Please have a credit card available for ammunition payment the day of the lesson.

We schedule these lessons according to when the range and instructors are available as well as your scheduling needs.

Range lessons are designed to fit your personal firearm needs. Sometimes its just an hour to go over how to care for your new gun, or to find out how to get those groups a little smaller. This class can also be used to test out a firearm prior to purchase, a recently purchased firearms or for more advanced lessons. Maybe you are interested in trying several different types of our firearms to get a feel for what you are comfortable with before a purchase is made. These range lessons will give you the individual time with one of our instructors at a range, to work on your firearms goals and needs.

1 Hour
$85

2 Hours
$155

3 Hours
$225

New Shooter 101

Students will receive a certificate for this class

This class is designed for the absolute first time shooter and is a perfect place to start if you have never shot before or maybe just haven’t shot in a while and want to start at Step 1. While maintaining a calm and relaxing atmosphere, we start you from the beginning! You’ll learn how a gun works, features and controls, why it reacts the way it does when being fired and of course how to handle it safely.
You do not need a firearms license, firearm(s) or have any previous training or experience to attend this 1.5 hour class. We will provide you with all necessary gear including a variety of firearms to try, along with eye/ear protection.
The cost of this 1.5 hour lesson is $89.

This class can also be purchased if you plan to take Basic Firearms Safety. See below for details.

*Special* Basic Firearms Safety With Live Fire

ONLY $149 and get Home Firearm Safety with a Private Range session. Receive a Live Fire Certificate as well as NRA and MA State Police Certs. Dates for BFS are listed on the Class Schedule page. Live fire lesson is scheduled at mutual convenience.
(Over $70 Savings!)

Pistol/Revolver Basics 102

Students will receive a certificate for this class

This 2 hour class is designed for those who already have experience with firearms and want to take themselves to the next level! Handgun Basics is the next step from our new shooter course and is a great place to start if you’ve decided to tighten those groups for sport shooting or you want to start carrying a firearm for personal protection. Pistol/Revolver Basics 102 will teach you the confidence and control with special focus on the following:

Safety, grip, sight, stance, trigger manipulation
Overall accuracy
Malfunction
Introduction to the holster
Introduction to firearms and personal protection

The cost for this class is ONLY $125 per person as part of a group. It is $149 for one on one private with you and an instructor.

Introduction to Tactical Handgun 103
Students will receive a certificate for this class

Tactical handgun is an absolute must if you carry a handgun for personal protection. What would you do if faced with a life or death situation? Prepare yourself. Tactical handgun 103 is more than how to shoot from lying on the ground or swapping mags at lightning speed. It’s about survival. From shooting on the move to the effects of stress, this introductory class will help you to build a strong foundation for your quest to firearms confidence. With special focus on the following:

Mastering the holster
One handed and offhand shooting
Shooting under stress
Shooting on the move
Shooting from and using cover

The cost of this 3 hour class is $149 per person as part of a group and $175 if it is a one on one private with you and an instructor.

Home Defense Shotgun

(Certificate Class)

ONLY $69
This class is for the individual thinking about incorporating a shotgun into their home defense plan.
Topics include: Choosing a shotgun and ammo combo,limitations/strengths, ergonomics, value, accessories, chokes, ammo, patterning, legalities, training and implementation in a defensive role.
Students who already own a shotgun can feel free to bring it to the class (no live rounds)

Basics of IDPA

ONLY $59
The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters. It was founded in 1996 as a response to the desires of shooters worldwide. This class will be held at the Worcester Pistol & Rifle Club. Participants will be provided with a strong foundation of skills and knowledge used in the sport of International Defensive Pistol competition.
Participants are required to have the following:

Centerfire revolver or semi-automatic handgun, 9mm or larger
A plastic or leather strong side belt mounted holster. Avoid retention straps and snaps
Belt mounted double magazine or speedloader holder
3 magazines or speedloaders
200 rounds of ammunition
A vest or shirt that covers the holstered gun
Eye & ear protection
Baseball cap

IDPA SO Course

Are you currently an IDPA member and competitor and would like to become a certified Safety Officer? This class is for you.

Intro to Concealed Carry (CCW)

ONLY $69
This 3 hour lecture class is for individuals who currently or intend to carry a firearm for personal protection.
Topics include:

Use of deadly force and aftermath
Selection a Firearm and Ammunition
Methods of carry option for different environments
The limitations and advantages to pepper spray, flashlights and other less than lethal force tools
“Holster party” Try several holsters and options
Types of reloads
Drawing under stress / Practical exercises

CCW 1 - SEMI-AUTO PISTOL and The CONFIDENCE To CARRY CONCEALED

Certificate Program – Passing Students will receive a certificate suitable for framing.
5 Hours ( 2-Class 3-Range ) 350+ Rounds
ONLY $225 – per person
Are you currently carrying a firearm for personal protection? Do you intend to? Could you shoot while backing up? This class is designed to teach practical and Tactical shooting fundamentals to citizens who take there safety seriously. Jam packed with dynamic drills and techniques. Shoot 350+ Rounds of ammunition and leave this class with the knowledge and attitude necessary carry a firearm.

MUST HAVE PREVIOUS SEMI-AUTO EXPERIENCE AND DEMONSTRATE SAFE HANDLING

COMBAT SHOOTING FOR THE ARMED PROFESSIONAL

Certificate Program – Passing Students will receive a certificate suitable for framing.

9 Hours ( 2-Class 7-Range ) 550+ Rounds
ONLY $425 per person
Corporate and group discounts available.
This is an advanced class that fully includes CCW1 (Above) It is perfect for armed security firms as well as Auxiliary Police officers, private investigators, and armored car operators. This class is a true real world law enforcement based training. Students should use their issued duty gear and equipment and will be required to issue verbal commands and engage targets in scenario based drills.

*This class is restricted to individuals or departments that meet the criteria. Please check the prerequisites at the bottom of the page prior to signing up.

Basic Rifle and Ballistics

ONLY $59
This 2.5 hour (non firing) coarse is designed to teach the skills necessary to be successful in rifle shooting. This class covers: Shooting positions, Fundamentals, Practice techniques, Optics, sling usage, Basic Ballistics and Cartridge matching.

Advanced Rifle and Ballistics

ONLY $59
This 2.5 hour (non firing) coarse is designed to teach Advanced skills to help make a good rifle shooter into a great one. Learn the tips and tricks necessary to compete in rifle competitions. Learn to read wind directions and speed. Learn what rifle customization you should choose for your needs. Work on natural point of aim and the truth about breath control.

Edged Defense

ONLY $155.00 per person
Included in the cost is a Spyderco Delica Wave. (Value $110)
Our Defensive Knife Training Course was developed with martial arts and law enforcement hands-on training which progresses from stances, grips and cutting drills. The techniques are all very simple, easy to learn and remember, with effective results by using the Spyderco Delica Wave blade configuration. The techniques taught in this course are intended to incapacitate the attacker instantly, allowing you the opportunity to escape. Since the techniques do not rely on physical strength it is a suitable class for people of all physical abilities.

The course contents include the following subjects: Mindset, Knife selection, Target areas, legal implications and Scenario training to defend against a variety of attacks. The course consists of approximately 60 minutes of lecture and discussion, about 60 minutes of drills and 60 minutes of legal implications and overview.

Spyderco Delica 4 Wave. 4 1/4″ closed lockback. VG-10 stainless blade with thumb hole pull features the new Wave feature which allows the blade to be opened as it is withdrawn from the pocket. Dark gray lightweight fiberglass reinforced nylon resin handles with lanyard hole. Reversible black coated stainless pocket clip.

Course Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $155.00 per person
Included in the cost is a Spyderco Delica Wave. (Value $110)
Pre-requisite: None
Time of registration: 17:30
Course runs 18:00 – 21:00
Requirements: None. All training equipment will be supplied.

Corporate Self Defense Class

This course is tailored directly for today’s society. It teaches practical defense skills for everyday life. It also teaches survival skills that are critical for situations that are presented in our society on a daily basis. Kyo Sa Mike Follo will design this course to suit the needs of your employees. We will look at the unique situations employees at your company could encounter and design a program that will fit for you. This course is also designed to motivate employees simply by participating in the course. The following are some of the concepts taught in the class.

Awareness and Prevention
Escape and release techniques
Targets and Strikes
Improvised Weapons
Legal Implications
Relevant Tips, facts, and Statistics
Sexual Predator information
Guidelines for safe living skills

Basic and Advanced Self Defense

These courses will provide you with real world situations and drills. You will learn simple techniques that work to evade and escape as well as disable an attacker. Kyo Sa Mike Follo will walk you through real world encounters and give you the necessary tools and information you need to stay safe.

Additional Classes

  • Corporate espionage avoidance
  • Dealing with potential executive hostage situations
  • Staying safe while traveling abroad

*Restricted Classes – The following classes are restricted to individuals or departments that meet the criteria. Please check the prerequisites before signing up.

Personal Protection Specialist (EP I)

ONLY $195
Certificate Program – Passing Students will receive a certificate suitable for framing.
This initial program (2 Days) introduces candidates to the fundamentals required to operate as a professional bodyguard. Your instructors will focus on the protective skills needed for entertainers, public personalities, and CEO’s. Consider working in locations like; Arenas, Movie sets, Concerts, Airports, Restaurants, offices, places of worship and Private Functions.

Prerequisite: Students should have at least one of the following

  • LEO Credentials
  • Sponsorship from a reputable security firm.
  • Active or Former US Military
  • Certified Firearms Instructors

**Individuals without the above criteria may can be accepted into the program in some circumstances, please contact us.