Firearm Safety and Education

Beginner Handgun
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A beginner handgun class essential for the first time gun owner and anyone with little to no experience or maybe just a refresher class for those with experience...more

Permit to Carry
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This Class teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense...more

Defensive Handgun
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The Defensive Handgun classes are designed in a progressive learning structure by learning the skills in a classroom with hands on training using dry fire methods then implementing the skills learned from classroom at the range using live fire...more 

Firearm Training Classes

Most people don't think to much about the possibility they may be involved in some violent attack.
Most go about their daily lives without concern, after all it's Minnesota, "Minnesota Nice" unfortunately they all aren't nice.

Firearm Safety and Education
Chances of becoming a victim of a property crime in Minnesota is 1 in 47
Chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime in Minnesota  is 1 in 412

We all have some sense of the everyday dangers at home, at work or other places.
We tend to drop our guard when we get away from those known dangers, it's the unknown or the lack of awareness
to these threats that should be of concern.

A violent crime and happen anywhere and at anytime.

These Training Classes will help you become better prepared by simply starting to pay attention by heightening your awareness levels to the world around you.
You already do this in some manner every day,
do you look before you cross the street?
Why do you look?

It's not being Paranoid, It's being Prepared.
Just paying attention could help you avoid a situation that may result in a attack.

Some situations may be unavoidable,
this is where some knowledge or skills may help you escape or prevail in the chance of an attack.

These training classes are valuable in teaching you how to be Safe with or without a firearm.
We offer many classes that don't involve firearms.


Reported Annual Crime In Minneapolis
Murder  35
Rape   455
Assault   2288
Violent Crime  4622
Property Crime  17594


Avoidance will always win a confrontation

The trend for personal protection is geared towards firearms and Permit's to Carry.

Using a firearm as a defensive tool is an option, but comes with great responsibility.

FSE Teaches the safe and responsible methods of the handling and operations of firearms,
whether as sport shooting, recreational shooting, hunting or
persons looking for home and personal protection.

Whether experienced or new to firearms we offer training class that give you a strong foundation  by providing you the knowledge, teaching you the skills and attitude necessary to become a "Responsible Firearm Owner"

FSE takes pride in providing you with the best possible outcome, which is to be a safe and responsible gun owner.
Our classes provide in-depth presentations, hands-on teaching techniques to fit the need of the class.

The Beginner Handgun class is designed for the beginners and even those with some experience can benefit, you can be assured you will leave the class with a much greater knowledge of handguns and the safety aspects of owning a firearm.

The Permit to Carry class is very comprehensive and exceeds the states min. requirements.
A "Permit to Carry" holder must have the concepts of safety and legal aspects of using a firearm in self defense solidly engraved in them.
You must develop the knowledge, skills and attitude to be a safe user and you must continue to learn and train.

The Defensive Handgun Class is designed in a progressive learning structure, each class is to enhance your ability to utilize a handgun in a defensive situation.

The Personal Protection Classes are to provide you with awareness, techniques and skills that may prevent or prevail an attack.

We will provide you with the best learning environment and to help you feel more at ease,
we also limit our classes sizes and provide Women's only classes.

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