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  • General and NRA Certified Classes Available.

    Several training classes are available to TCRGC members and non-members and are taught by NRA Certified Instructors. If you are genuinely interested in taking one or more of these classes, please contact: Phil@TCRGC.org.

    1. Michigan CCW (NRA’s - Personal Protection in the Home)
    This is a minimum eight (8) hour course that generally takes 9-10 hours on a single Saturday. This course meets the legal requirements of Michigan Public Act 719 (2002). It includes a minimum one hour from a highly qualified attorney (with excellent firearms skills) on the legal aspects of Concealed Carry. Students will be expected to bring a handgun that is sighted-in and reliable and about 100 rounds of your ammunition. You will receive a 200 page NRA book and must pass both written and shooting tests prior to receiving a certificate of completion that is needed in order to apply for a Michigan Concealed Pistol License. The cost to TCRGC members is $99. Please note the pre-reqs to this class at bottom of this page.

    2. Basic Introduction to Handguns”
    This is a three (3) hour introduction course that is oriented toward pending, and/or new, handgun owners. Students will learn the rules for safe gun handling; the parts and operation of a handgun; ammunition; and shooting fundamentals including proper stance, grip, sight alignment, and trigger squeeze. Completion of this course meets the requirements to take the CCW/CPL course at TCRGC, Inc. Contact Shannan@TCRGC.org to sign up.

    3. A "quicky" basic handgun orientation can be available to new shooters on a more informal basis. This training is provided by experienced club range officers using their personal handguns. It would cover basic firearm/range safety, basic firearm operation, basic shooting techniques, and live range time. Training would run run about 45 minutes and cost would be the normal $15 for A Daily Limited Membership and $5 for range time. Students must supply the .22LR ammunition. This training would need to be scheduled in advance through Phil@TCRGC.org and would occur during normal open range hours. No certificate is issued and this orientation does NOT qualify one to take a CPL class.

    Prior to be registered for a CCW/CPL class, students should be able to do all of the following:

    State and demonstrate safe gun handling skills.

    Adjust their sights correctly to change the point of bullet impact.

    Adequately disassemble their handgun and demonstrate safe cleaning procedures.

    And shoot three 5 shot groups that are smaller than nine inches at a distance of 15 feet.

    The CCW/CPL class is not a class for new or novice handgun shooters. Those interested in a CPL permit, that can not demonstrate basic handgun safety and marksmanship should take Shannan's Basic Introduction to Handguns course first.

    TCRGC and NRA membership information can be found on our Membership page.


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