Personal Protection and Firearm Training Classes

Personal Protection is more than reading a book or watching a youtube video.
Although these methods do provide you with some knowledge and certainly helps but skills are also needed.

Thinking you can do something is different than actually doing it.

In today's world of self protection it seems to be focused on firearms, using a firearm is a "tool of last resort"
It shouldnt' be the only tool in the box.

FSE has partnered with
Conditioned Response in developing classes which teach both
the knowledge and skill needed to better protect yourself with or without a firearm.
This class structure also provides you with an opportunity to continuing your training and education.

We have provided some other links to training materials HERE.

2018 Class Calendar

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  • Beginner Handgun Class September

    8:00 AM-4:00 PM
    09-07-2018

    7480 County Rd 15, Minnetrista, MN 55364

    7480 County Rd 15, Minnetrista, MN 55364

    This class starts at 8 am – 4pm  with range time
    at Minnetonka Sportsmen Club in Mound, MN

    Reserve Your Seat

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  • Beginner Handgun Class September

    5:00 PM-9:00 PM
    09-12-2018

    7540 5th St, New Auburn, MN 55366, USA

    7540 5th St, New Auburn, MN 55366, USA

    Evening class starts at 5 pm – 9 pm
    at Backwoods Bar and Grill in New Auburn, MN

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  • Permit to Carry September

    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    09-28-2018

    7480 County Rd 15, Minnetrista, MN 55364

    7480 County Rd 15, Minnetrista, MN 55364

    This date starts at 9 am – 3 pm consists of classroom and range time.
    at Minnetonka Sportsmen Club in Mound, MN

    Reserve Your Seat

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Personal Protection and Firearm Training Classes

What classes should I take...

I want to learn to be safe and aware

Classes to Consider

I know nothing about using a handgun but want to learn
I want to learn to protect myself in my home with a firearm

Classes to Consider

A permit to carry is NOT required for a firearm in your home or business

I want to learn to protect myself in my home without a firearm
I want to learn to protect myself outside of my home without a firearm

Classes to Consider

I want to learn to protect myself outside of my home with a firearm

Classes to Consider

A permit to carry is required to carry a firearm (loaded and uncased) on you or in a vehicle

I just got my Permit to Carry, now what?

Classes to Consider

I want to further my training with a handgun

Classes to Consider

What is the difference between Beginner Handgun and NRA Beginner Handgun

Beginner Handgun is completely done in a classroom, more hands on and live fire is not required ( but available). NRA is both online and in the classroom, live fire is required to complete the course and receive a NRA course completion certificate. This class or certificate is NOT for Permit to Carry, excellent beginner class for those looking to get a permit to carry.

Class Outlines

*Class Prerequisite Tree
Some classes require prerequisite classes. Why?  in order for you to learn all the knowledge and skills in each class we separated them to keep class times shorter versus taking one BIG class that could last for days. This also gives you time to digest the information, practice it before moving onto the next level.
Refuse to Be a Victim

The single most important step toward ensuring your own safety is having a personal safety strategy in place before you need it.  Read more...

Home Security and Defense

A Personal Protection Plan for your Home can be crucial to you and your family. Learn how to protect your home or business, yourself and your family and the legalities associated .  Read more...

Beginner Handgun Training (Instructor Led Class )
Essential for the first time gun owner. It will provide you an excellent start to be a safe and responsible Handgun owner. This class teaches you the basic knowledge, skills, and to explain the attitude necessary for the safe operation and handling of a pistol.    Read more...
NRA Online Basics of Pistol Shooting ( Online Class )

The Blended training format provides students the flexibility to complete a significant portion of the course in an eLearning environment, prior to arriving for the classroom and range session with an NRA Certified Instructor.    Read more...

*Minnesota Permit to Carry Class
Teaches the required 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. This class exceeds the MPPA requirements to obtain a carry permit for Minnesota.     Read more...
*Learn to Carry

Carrying a handgun in your daily life can raise concerns and frustrations. Get the In's and Out's in this Learn to Carry class.  Read more...

Simulator Training

Class in Development, please check back.

*Defensive Handgun

Each Defensive handgun class is designed in a progressive learning structure, each class has 2 levels to enhance your ability to utilize a handgun in a defensive situation.  Read More...