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Pistol 1 - Calera, AL
// Warrior Poet Society ® // Calera, AL // 501 shooters watching details

RDS Handgun
// Sentinel Concepts // Escondido, CA // 224 shooters watching details

Force on Force instructor - Mar 06, 2020
// KR Training // Lincoln, TX // 400 shooters watching details

VCQB® Instructor Retest in Crestview, FL
// Centrifuge Training // Crestview, FL // 385 shooters watching details

NRA Defensive Academy Level 1 - 3/6/20 - Mar 06, 2020
// Peacemaker National Training Center // Gerrardstown, WV // 849 shooters watching details

1 Day Intruder Awareness and Response for Church Personnel -La Jolla, CA
// Strategos International // San Diego, CA // 189 shooters watching details

2 Day Church Security and Intruder Awareness/Response Training - Michigan City, IN
// Strategos International // Michigan City, IN // 833 shooters watching details

2 Day Church Security and Intruder Awareness/Response Training - Houston, TX
// Strategos International // Houston, TX // 397 shooters watching details

Defensive Shotgun Instructor Course
// Rangemaster Firearms Training // Leesburg, FL // 369 shooters watching details

NEW TO COMPETITIVE SHOOTING | BAY 1 (8:30-4) - Mar 07, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Concealed Handgun - Mar 07, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

Frontier Practice Day - 3/7/20 - Mar 07, 2020
// Peacemaker National Training Center // Gerrardstown, WV // 849 shooters watching details

Handgun Mechanics - March 7-8 2020 at Down Zero Shooting Range KY
// Kinetic Consulting // Drakesboro, KY // 699 shooters watching details

Two Day Carry Trainer Course
// Carry Trainer // Casa Grande, AZ // 124 shooters watching details

600 Yd Qualification Member Only - Mar 07, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Red Dot Pistol: Fundamentals and Performance 2 Day Course hosted by NWSDE
// Modern Samurai Project // Elmira, Oregon // 156 shooters watching details

600 Yd Qualification (New Member Orientation) - Mar 07, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Pistol + Carbine Level 1
// Kagwerks // Reno, NV // 106 shooters watching details

RDS Defensive Handgun (FULL) - Mar 07, 2020
// Sage Dynamics // Excelsior Springs, MO // 348 shooters watching details

Carbine/PCC & Single Person CQC
// Capable Inc // Harrells, NC // 516 shooters watching details

2020 Winter Gunfighter - Mar 07, 2020
// Specialist Research & Training Group // Raytown, MO // 369 shooters watching details

Advanced Training 2 Scenarios - Mar 07, 2020
// KR Training // Lincoln, TX // 400 shooters watching details

Shooting on the move Handgun-Carbine
// Sentinel Concepts // Escondido, CA // 224 shooters watching details

Defensive Pistol Skills 2 - Mar 07, 2020
// KR Training // Lincoln, TX // 400 shooters watching details

New Member Range Safety Checks - Mar 07, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

RDS Defensive Handgun - Mar 07, 2020
// Sage Dynamics // Excelsior Springs, MO // 348 shooters watching details

Red Dot Pistol: Fundamentals and Performance 2 Day Course hosted by NWSDE
// Modern Samurai Project // Elmira, Oregon // 156 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Pistol Course Level 1
// Fieldcraft Survival // Boulder City, NV // 245 shooters watching details

Tactics and Firearms Handling (4 Hours) Santa Clarita, CA
// Strategos International // Santa Clarita, CA // 210 shooters watching details

Tactics and Firearms Handling (4 Hours) Fountaintown, IN
// Strategos International // Fountaintown, IN // 921 shooters watching details

Tactics and Firearms Handling (4 Hours) & SAFE Approach (4 Hours)- (CLOSED COURSE)
// Strategos International // Traverse City, MI // 473 shooters watching details

NRA Basics Of Rifle Shooting March 7, 2020
// Apple Valley Gun Club // Victorville, CA // 207 shooters watching details

Primary Carbine
// DMI Performance // Bellevue, MI // 778 shooters watching details

NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting (ILT)
// Apache Solutions // Yadkinville, NC // 842 shooters watching details

Tactics and Firearms Handling (4 Hours) Fountaintown, IN - Afternoon Session
// Strategos International // Fountaintown, IN // 921 shooters watching details

Concealed Carry Class - Mar 07, 2020
// Specialist Research & Training Group // Mission, KS // 365 shooters watching details

Introduction to Handguns - Mar 08, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

DEFENSIVE ACCURACY - CALI & MULTISTATE CCW | BAY 2 (8:30-5) B - Mar 08, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Integrated Combatives for Concealed Carry (9 HRS)  - March 2020
// Green Ops // Bandera, TX // 356 shooters watching details

Concealed Carry Advanced Skills and Tactics - Mar 08, 2020
// KR Training // Lincoln, TX // 400 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Carbine Course Level 1
// Fieldcraft Survival // Boulder City, NV // 245 shooters watching details

NRA Introduction To Long Range Shooting - 3/8/20 - Mar 08, 2020
// Peacemaker National Training Center // Gerrardstown, WV // 849 shooters watching details

CHP- 200/ Bays 3-6 - Mar 09, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

D5 DISRUPTIVE SCIENCE - HANDGUN (LE ONLY)
// Haley Strategic // Huntsville, AL // 571 shooters watching details

Level 1 Defensive Carbine - Mar 10, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

SJSD- 200yd/Bay 3-6 - Mar 11, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Concealed Carry Class - Mar 11, 2020
// Specialist Research & Training Group // Mission, KS // 365 shooters watching details

Beginners' Handgun - Mar 11, 2020
// Specialist Research & Training Group // Mission, KS // 365 shooters watching details

Level 1 Defensive Carbine - Mar 12, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

LCSC Practice Bay 1 - Mar 12, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

D3 DISRUPTIVE ENVIRONMENTS - HANDGUN VEHICLE DARKNESS (LE ONLY)
// Haley Strategic // Huntsville, AL // 571 shooters watching details

Core Pistol Development - Mar 13, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

NRA Tactical Carbine Level 1 - 3/13/20 - Mar 13, 2020
// Peacemaker National Training Center // Gerrardstown, WV // 849 shooters watching details

2 Day Church Security and Intruder Awareness/Response Training -Lakeway, TX
// Strategos International // Lakeway, TX // 397 shooters watching details

Tactical Application of the Pistol for Church Protectors (2 Days) - LaGrange, TX
// Strategos International // La Grange, TX // 389 shooters watching details

2 Day Church Security and Intruder Awareness/Response Training -Marrero, LA
// Strategos International // Marrero, LA // 203 shooters watching details

2 Day Church Security and Intruder Awareness/Response Training -Birmingham, AL
// Strategos International // Birmingham, AL // 505 shooters watching details

Women's Program-Pistol Night, March 13, 2020
// Apple Valley Gun Club // Victorville, CA // 207 shooters watching details

2020 Winter Gunfighter - Mar 13, 2020
// Specialist Research & Training Group // Raytown, MO // 369 shooters watching details

FIRST RESPONSE - SJ/CALAVERAS CCW | BAY1/CR2 (9-5) A - Mar 14, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Introduction to Handguns - Mar 14, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

Red Dot Pistol: Fundamentals and Performance 2 Day Course
// Modern Samurai Project // Pleasanton, TX // 327 shooters watching details

Outlaw Steel Challenge Intro Class - Mar 14, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Threat Scenarios - USPSA Movement Techniques | Bay 2 ( - Mar 14, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Handgun Mechanics - March 14-15 2020 in Los Angeles CA
// Kinetic Consulting // Los Angeles, CA // 192 shooters watching details

Practical Precision Rifle (PPR) - Mar 14, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Fundamentals of Intuitive Defensive® Shooting
// Intuitive Defensive Shooting // Mountain Home, AR // 429 shooters watching details

You Suck! It's Not the Gun! – Silver City, NM - March 2020
// MDFI // Silver City, New Mexico // 138 shooters watching details

VCQB® in Laurens, SC
// Centrifuge Training // Laurens, SC // 656 shooters watching details

Top 10 Drills - Mar 14, 2020
// KR Training // Lincoln, TX // 400 shooters watching details

Basic Pistol 1 - Mar 14, 2020
// KR Training // Lincoln, TX // 400 shooters watching details

Texas License to Carry - Mar 14, 2020
// KR Training // Georgetown, TX // 397 shooters watching details

Pistol + Carbine 1
// Kagwerks // Miami, FL // 247 shooters watching details

LTC Online Completion - Mar 14, 2020
// KR Training // Lincoln, TX // 400 shooters watching details

Contractor Development Course (CDC)
// Fieldcraft Survival // Prescott, AZ // 201 shooters watching details

Go-Rigs and Survival Seminar
// Fieldcraft Survival // Prescott, AZ // 201 shooters watching details

2 Day, Long Range Marksmanship Course, 14-15 March 2020, (Prescott, AZ)
// Fieldcraft Survival // Prescott, AZ // 201 shooters watching details

Tactics and Firearms Handling (4 Hours) Batesville, AR
// Strategos International // Batesville, AR // 444 shooters watching details

Tactics and Firearms Handling (4 Hours) Pickerington, OH
// Strategos International // Pickerington, OH // 954 shooters watching details

1 Day Intruder Awareness and Response for Church Personnel -Three Rivers, MA
// Strategos International // Palmer, MA // 394 shooters watching details

Basics of Pistol Shooting March 14, 2020
// Apple Valley Gun Club // Victorville, CA // 207 shooters watching details

Precision Rifle Skills I
// Justified Defensive Concepts // Culpeper, VA // 861 shooters watching details

Concealed Carry: Foundation Skills
// FPF Training // Culpeper, VA // 863 shooters watching details

Combative Pistol Course
// Rangemaster Firearms Training // Ruskin, FL // 329 shooters watching details

Everday Carry Course
// Apache Solutions // Yadkinville, NC // 842 shooters watching details

NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Class
// Bay Area Professionals for Firearm Safety and Training // San Leandro, CA // 101 shooters watching details

Concealed Handgun - Mar 15, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

NFI - SJ County/Stockton Area CCW | Bay2/CR1 (8:30-4:30) B - Mar 15, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Kestrel Class at Peacemaker - 3/15/20 - Mar 15, 2020
// Peacemaker National Training Center // Gerrardstown, WV // 849 shooters watching details

Practical Pistol/Competition Skills Clinic (4.5 HRS) - March 2020
// Green Ops // Fairfax, VA // 819 shooters watching details

Foundation Handgun – Silver City, NM - March 2020
// MDFI // Silver City, New Mexico // 138 shooters watching details

FIRST RESPONSE - SJ/CALAVERAS COUNTY CCW | BAY1/CR2 (9-5) A - Mar 15, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Street Ready Combatives Course
// Fieldcraft Survival // Prescott, AZ // 201 shooters watching details

1-Day Handgun Skills Builder
// Point Blank Firearms & Self Defense Training // Covington, GA // 611 shooters watching details

March 2020 Entry Level Pistol Essentials
// The Complete Combatant // Dahlonega, GA // 685 shooters watching details

$100 Holster Skills
// Archetype of the Gun // Lincolnwood, IL // 774 shooters watching details

Concealed Carry Class - Mar 15, 2020
// Specialist Research & Training Group // Mission, KS // 365 shooters watching details

RDS Instructor in Berry, AL (LE/MIL Only)
// Centrifuge Training // Berry, AL // 513 shooters watching details

Ben Stoeger- Practical Shooting Fundamentals (Bay 4 & 5) - Mar 16, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Handgun Cover + Movement – Silver City, NM - March 2020
// MDFI // Silver City, New Mexico // 138 shooters watching details

VCQB® for Law Enforcement in Homestead, FL
// Centrifuge Training // Homestead, FL // 242 shooters watching details

5-Day Strategies of Low Light Engagements Instructor Course - Blue Springs, MO
// Strategos International // Blue Springs, MO // 366 shooters watching details

5-Day Strategies of Low Light Engagements Instructor Course - Blue Springs, MO (Recertification)
// Strategos International // Blue Springs, MO // 366 shooters watching details

Level 2 Defensive Series (Pistol or Carbine) - Mar 17, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

TUESDAY NIGHT FUN SHOOT | (5:30-7:30) - Mar 17, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Steel Shoot - Mar 18, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

Red Dot Pistol: Fundamentals and Performance 2 Day Course
// Modern Samurai Project // San Luis Obispo, California // 200 shooters watching details

Red Dot Pistol: Fundamentals and Performance 2 Day Course
// Modern Samurai Project // San Luis Obispo, California // 200 shooters watching details

Red Dot Pistol: Fundamentals and Performance 2 Day Course
// Modern Samurai Project // San Luis Obispo, California // 200 shooters watching details

Red Dot Pistol: Fundamentals and Performance 2 Day Course
// Modern Samurai Project // San Luis Obispo, California // 200 shooters watching details

Ben Stoeger- Practical Shooting Fundamentals (Bay 4 & 5) - Mar 18, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

LCSC Practice-Bay 1 - Mar 19, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Low Light / No Light Drills - March 19 2020 at Homestead Training Center FL
// Kinetic Consulting // Homestead, FL // 242 shooters watching details

Level 2 Defensive Series (Pistol or Carbine) - Mar 19, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

New Member Range Safety Checks - Mar 19, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

SWAG March 19, 2020
// Apple Valley Gun Club // Victorville, CA // 207 shooters watching details

Precision Rimfire Competition Level 1 - 3/20/20 - Mar 20, 2020
// Peacemaker National Training Center // Gerrardstown, WV // 849 shooters watching details

2 Day Church Security and Intruder Awareness/Response Training - Arlington, TX
// Strategos International // Arlington, TX // 500 shooters watching details

Tactical Application of the Pistol for Church Protectors (2 Days) - Amarillo, TX
// Strategos International // Amarillo, TX // 178 shooters watching details

2 Gun Steel - Mar 20, 2020
// Specialist Research & Training Group // Kansas City, MO // 359 shooters watching details

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600 Yd Qualification Member Only - Mar 07, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Tactics and Firearms Handling (4 Hours) & SAFE Approach (4 Hours)- (CLOSED COURSE)
// Strategos International // Traverse City, MI // 473 shooters watching details

Outlaw Steel Challenge Intro Class - Mar 14, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

600 Yd Qualification Member Only - Mar 21, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Introduction to Handguns - Mar 21, 2020
// Silver Eagle Group // Ashburn, VA // 842 shooters watching details

Michigan CPL
// DMI Performance // Romulus, MI // 786 shooters watching details

600 Yd Qualification Member Only - Apr 04, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

NRA Home Firearms Safety, April 4, 2020
// Apple Valley Gun Club // Victorville, CA // 207 shooters watching details

Guest Instructor Placeholder - Apr 17, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Pistol Course Level 1 (LE ONLY)
// Fieldcraft Survival // Excelsior Springs, MO // 348 shooters watching details

FIRST RESPONSE - SJ/CALAVERAS CCW | BAY 1/CR2 (9-5) - Apr 18, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

FIRST RESPONSE - SJ/CALAVERAS CCW | BAY1/CR2 (9-5) - Apr 19, 2020
// Linden Gun Range // Linden, CA // 117 shooters watching details

Defensive Carbine Class I (8 HRS)  - April 2020
// Green Ops // Culpeper, VA // 863 shooters watching details

TX License To Carry Course (2-hour Intro available 8am-10am)
// TDR.Training // Bandera, TX // 356 shooters watching details

TX License To Carry Course (2-hour Intro available 8am-10am)
// TDR.Training // Bandera, TX // 356 shooters watching details

DeJong Group Event - Apr 25, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

IL Concealed Carry - Apr 26, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

1 Day Intruder Awareness and Response for Church Personnel -Vacaville, CA
// Strategos International // Vacaville, CA // 106 shooters watching details

Tactical Hyve Performance Shooting & Movement(Pistol/Carbine) - May 09, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

VCQB® Instructor in Muncie, IN
// Centrifuge Training // Muncie, IN // 905 shooters watching details

ASC Handgun Practice Session - May 16, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Instructor
// Peacekeepers Training // Springfield, MO // 409 shooters watching details

NRA Tactical Carbine Level 1 - 6/6/20 - Jun 06, 2020
// Peacemaker National Training Center // Gerrardstown, WV // 849 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Pistol - Conceal Carry Options
// Fieldcraft Survival // Perris, CA // 211 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Carbine Course - Low Profile Deployment
// Fieldcraft Survival // Perris, CA // 211 shooters watching details

ASC Handgun Practice Session - Jun 14, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Cincinnati, Ohio: FRIDAY Technical Handgun: Tests and Standards
// Citizens Defense Research // Cleves, OH // 915 shooters watching details

ASC Handgun Practice Session - Jul 12, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

A-Way Training Advanced Firearms Instructor Certification Course - Jul 27, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

A-Way Training Advanced Firearms Instructor Certification Course - Jul 28, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

A-Way Training Advanced Firearms Instructor Certification Course - Jul 29, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

ASC Handgun Practice Session - Aug 02, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Guest Instructor Placeholder - Aug 08, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

PISTOL + CARBINE LEVEL 1
// Kagwerks // Chicago, IL // 781 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Pistol Course Level 1
// Fieldcraft Survival // Ceres, CA // 140 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Pistol Course Level 2
// Fieldcraft Survival // Ceres, CA // 140 shooters watching details

Guest Instructor Placeholder - Aug 28, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Guest Instructor Placeholder - Aug 29, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Pistol Course Level 1
// Fieldcraft Survival // Excelsior Springs, MO // 348 shooters watching details

Guest Instructor Placeholder - Aug 30, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Pistol Course Level 2
// Fieldcraft Survival // Excelsior Springs, MO // 348 shooters watching details

High Risk Vehicle Stops in Salt Lake City, UT
// Centrifuge Training // Salt Lake City, UT // 98 shooters watching details

Structure Problem Solver in Muncie, IN
// Centrifuge Training // Muncie, IN // 902 shooters watching details

Carbine Employment
// Sentinel Concepts // Dalton, NH // 238 shooters watching details

Foundation Handgun – Ann Arbor - September 2020
// MDFI // Grass Lake Charter Township, MI // 800 shooters watching details

Dark Angel Medical Bullets & Bandages - September 2020
// MDFI // , MI // 528 shooters watching details

Shotgun Employment
// Sentinel Concepts // Alliance, OH // 852 shooters watching details

Gun Fighter Pistol Course Level 1
// Fieldcraft Survival // Hinckley, IL // 740 shooters watching details

2 Day Church Security and Intruder Awareness/Response Training - Las Vegas, NV
// Strategos International // Las Vegas, NV // 246 shooters watching details

ASC Handgun Practice Session - Sep 26, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

MAG40 - Manhattan, Kansas
// Massad Ayoob Group // Olsburg, KS // 279 shooters watching details

MAG20 / Live Fire - Culpeper, VA
// Massad Ayoob Group // Culpeper, VA // 864 shooters watching details

Practical Rifle - Nov 21, 2020
// Aurora Sportsmen's Club // Waterman, IL // 719 shooters watching details

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