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Minnesota Permit to Carry/Renewal - Expect to spend at least four hours in the classroom for the Minnesota Permit to Carry. You will receive a student packet to follow along with the presentation. We encourage you to ask questions and provide input into the class experience
After the classroom session, the law requires that all permit candidates must pass a shooting proficiency test. You will be evaluated on proficiency and safe handling of the handgun.
Utah Permit to Carry - If you have taken your Minnesota Permit to Carry with Permittocarry.org or Big Dog Personal Protection, you are eligible for a reduced fee. You will receive handouts on the Utah Permit to Carry, Minnesota Permit to Carry and North Dakota Permit to Carry Laws, a resource disk with additional information, and other supporting documents. This four hour+ class will have additional information on the Minnesota Permit to Carry and the North Dakota Permit to Carry. You will have hands-on weapons familiarization in the class room. We will roll your fingerprints, take your passport photo, make a copy of your drivers license and notarize your application in the classroom to assist you in completing the application process.
Advanced Conceal Carry - This class is for students that have already completed the MN or UT Permit to Carry Class. We will have a four hour classroom session and then will go to the range to shoot live fire. We will cover the following (subject to revision): Levels of Awareness - how to spot danger and honing your awareness. Use of Force continuum - Deadly force should never be your only option. Drawing your gun - mastering the five-step draw. Refresher on inspecting your handgun. Methods of concealment After action responses including the search and scan technique. How to use non-lethal alternative and improvised weapons. Range Activities Shooting from behind cover Close quarters self defense shooting One handed shooting Malfunction drills Reloading techniques "tactical reloads" Shooting while wounded
All students must bring their concealed carry weapon, holster and two hundred rounds of ammunition.
Florida Permit to Carry - There are four ways we can help you obtain the necessary training required in order to apply for a Florida Permit to Carry:
1. Attend the Minnesota Permit to Carry Class, complete live fire exercise and add-on the Florida Permit Application Packet. 2. Attend the Utah Permit to Carry Class, complete live fire exercise and add-on the Florida Permit Application Packet 3. Attend the Minnesota or Utah Permit to Carry Class (even if not applying for the MN or UT permit), complete live fire exercise, along with the Florida Permit Application Packet. 4. Attend the NRA Pistol Training, complete a live fire exercise and add-on the Florida Permit Application Packet.
What Will You Learn in the Minnesota/Utah/Florida Permit to Carry Permit to Carry Classes?
The law of Use and Threat of Deadly Force
Deadly Force and its Aftermath
Everyday police encounters
Choosing a handgun for carry
Mechanics of everyday carry
Out of State Travel
An overview of Minnesota/Utah Permit to Carry laws.
The Permit to Carry Application and Appeal Process
What Should I bring to Class?
Positive attitude on firearms and safety.
A handgun that you are competent with (no single action cowboy style).
50 rounds of factory ammunition (no reloads).
Extra magazines for your semi-automatic handguns.
If you do not have access to a handgun for the live fire qualifying, we will make available at no cost, the use of a .22 semi-automatic, .38 revolver or a .9mm semi-automatic. Just bring the required amount of ammunition.
Do not bring your handgun or ammunition into the classroom - please keep them secured in your vehicle.
Safety at the range is our highest priority - failure to comply will result in failing the course.
Minnesota Permit to Carry: $145.00 - This course includes student material, book on Legalities of Permit to Carry in Minnesota, Resource Disc, 1 yr NRA Liberty Membership and target. Does not include application fee to local Sheriff or range fees. Utah Permit to Carry: $145.00 - Includes training material, book on Legalities of Permit to Carry in Minnesota, 1 yr NRA Liberty Membership, fingerprinting, passport style photo, notary services, target and copy of Driver's License. Does not include $65.25 fee to the State of Utah or range fees.
Utah or Florida Permit to Carry for returning students: $70.00 - offered to returning students who have already taken the Minnesota Permit to Carry offered by Rusty (please bring certificate). Includes training material, 1 yr NRA Liberty Membership, book on the Legalities of the Permit to Carry in Minnesota, fingerprinting, passport style photo, notary services and copy of Driver's License. Does not include the $65.25 fee to the State of Utah.
Minnesota/Utah Combination or Minnesota/Florida Combination: $195.00 - complete both training qualifications on the same day. Save time and money on this combination.
Advanced Conceal Carry: $110.00 - Includes training material, 1 yr NRA Liberty Membership, range fee and targets. A $20.00 discount will be applied for students from Rusty's Permit to Carry Classes.
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Training Locations: Fargo and Grand Forks, North Dakota. Black Hawk County, Des Moines, Grundy County, Mason City, Osage, Reinbeck County, Waterloo-Cedar Falls, West Des Moines and Rudd, Iowa Prairie du Chien, Richfield, Eau Claire and Duluth (Superior), LaCrosse Wisconsin Baudette, Bemidji, Blaine, Brainerd/Baxter, Burnsville, Crookston, Duluth, East Grand Forks, Elk River, Littlefork (International Falls), Long Prairie ,Mankato, Menahga (Park Rapids), Minneapolis/St. Paul, Monticello, Nowthen, Owatonna, Rogers, Roseau, St. Cloud and Wadena, Minnesota. Conveniently located in Rogers, Owatonna, Blaine, Burnsville and other announced locations for the students in the Minneapolis & St. Paul (Twin Cities), MN area.
Now offering the Air Force Special in Minot, ND & Grand Forks, ND
Cabela's Stores: East Grand Forks, Owatonna, Prairie du Chien, Richland and Rogers Sheels Stores: Fargo, St. Cloud, West Des Moines, Eau Claire
Trainers Rusty Ramirez Laura Ramirez Denny Bure Dan Lendborg Lisa Murphy Tom Ramirez Anders Gilstad Laura Johnson Arian Benally
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