Schedule

YOUTH INTRODUCTION TO FIREARM SAFETY & HANDLING –  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26 FROM 2:30 TO 5:30PM.  THIS YOUTH COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A HANDS-ON INTRODUCTION TO THE SAFE HANDLING AND PROPER ORIENTATION TO FIREARMS. RIFLES AND HANDGUNS FOR THOSE WHO ARE OLD ENOUGH WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THE COURSE. ANYONE WHO WISHES TO SHOOT FOLLOWING THE CLASS ARE WELCOME & THE RANGE FEES ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE CLASS. FOR ANY CHILDREN 17 & UNDER, AN ADULT MUST BE PRESENT TO SUPERVISE OR A PERMISSION SLIP SIGNED GRANTING THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE COURSE. THIS COURSE INCLUDES CLASSROOM AND RANGE TIME LEARNING TO SHOOT RIMFIRE (SMALLBORE) RIFLES AND/OR HANDGUNS.  STUDENTS WILL LEARN RULES FOR SAFE GUN HANDLING; THE PARTS AND OPERATION; AMMUNITION BASICS; SHOOTING FUNDAMENTALS OF GRIP, STANCE, HOLD CONTROL, AIMING; HOW TO CARE AND STORE A FIREARM; AND CONTINUED OPPORTUNITIES FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT. ONE GOAL OF THE CLASS IT TO TAKE AWAY THE MYSTERY OF A GUN HELPING TO UNDERSTAND, RESPECT & LEARN ABOUT THEM. ALL AGES ARE WELCOME BUT THE TARGET AUDIENCE WILL BE YOUTH AGES 8 TO 17.

FIRST SHOTS SEMINAR –  YOU NEVER FORGET YOUR FIRST SHOTS. COME EXPERIENCE A HANDS-ON SEMINAR ABOUT THE SPORT OF HANDGUN SHOOTING. YOU’LL LEARN SAFETY. YOU’LL FIRE A HANDGUN. YOU’LL FEEL THE THRILL OF WHAT MILLIONS ENJOY AS THEIR FAVORITE PASTIME.

REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM SEMINAR –  REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM® SEMINARS TEACH METHODS TO AVOID DANGEROUS SITUATIONS AND PREVENT CRIMINAL CONFRONTATIONS. EXPERTS AGREE THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR IN SURVIVING A CRIMINAL ATTACK IS
TO HAVE AN OVERALL SAFETY STRATEGY BEFORE YOU NEED IT. SEMINAR TOPICS ADDRESS PERSONAL SAFETY ISSUES AS WELL AS HOME, AUTOMOBILE, TELEPHONE, TECHNOLOGICAL, AND TRAVEL SECURITY. SEMINAR PARTICIPANTS ARE PRESENTED WITH A VARIETY OF COMMON-SENSE CRIME PREVENTION AND PERSONAL SAFETY STRATEGIES AND DEVICES THEY MAY INTEGRATE INTO THEIR DAILY LIVES.

REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM® WAS DEVELOPED BY THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION IN 1993 IN RESPONSE TO NATIONWIDE REQUESTS FOR CRIME PREVENTION SEMINARS. MEMBERS OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNITY
ACROSS THE COUNTRY HAVE ENDORSED THE PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM IS APPROPRIATE FOR TEENAGERS AND UP. WITH MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND INSTRUCTORS, SEMINARS HAVE BEEN HELD IN 50 STATES, THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA, PUERTO RICO, CANADA, AND TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO. TENS OF THOUSANDS OF MEN AND WOMEN HAVE BENEFITED FROM THE PROGRAM AND ITS LIFE SAVING MESSAGE.

HUNTER EDUCATION FIELD DAY COURSE –  WE HAVE HAD MANY PEOPLE ASK ABOUT A DNR HUNTER EDUCATION COURSE FOR THE BOONE AREA. AS FAR AS THE COURSE YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 11 YEARS OLD TO SIGN UP FOR THE COURSE. AGES 11-17 MUST COMPLETE AN ONLINE COURSE ALONG WITH A FIELD DAY. IN ORDER TO BE SCHEDULED FOR THE FIELD DAY YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE PORTION & PURCHASE THE FIELD DAY VOUCHER. IF YOU ARE 18 & OVER YOU CAN COMPLETE THE ONLINE COURSE ONLY TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATION.  PLEASE SHARE WITH EVERYONE YOU KNOW AS THIS RIGHT HERE IN BOONE & YOU MUST GET THE ONLINE PORTION DONE BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE FIELD DAY.

PISTOL ORIENTATION SHOOTING COURSE –   FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 FROM 5:30 TO 8:30PM.  GREAT FOR NEW OWNERS OR THE PROSPECTIVE OWNER, INTRODUCTION TO PISTOL SHOOTING IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A HANDS-ON INTRODUCTION TO THE SAFE HANDLING AND PROPER ORIENTATION TO YOUR SPECIFIC PISTOL. IF YOU HAVE NOT PURCHASED A PISTOL YET, RANGE RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE SO YOU CAN GET COMFORTABLE BEFORE YOU BUY. THIS COURSE INCLUDES CLASSROOM AND RANGE TIME LEARNING TO SHOOT A SPECIFIC PISTOL. STUDENTS WILL LEARN RULES FOR SAFE GUN HANDLING; THE PARTICULAR PISTOL MODEL PARTS AND OPERATION; AMMUNITION BASICS; SHOOTING FUNDAMENTALS OF GRIP, STANCE, HOLD CONTROL, AIMING; HOW TO CLEAN THE PISTOL; AND CONTINUED OPPORTUNITIES FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT.

THIS CLASS MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE IOWA PERMIT TO CARRY. WE RECOMMEND TAKING A CLASS SPECIFIC TO THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF CARRYING A FIREARM FOR SELF-DEFENSE & HAVE THEM SCHEDULED. THIS CLASS IS GEARED TOWARD LEARNING HANDGUNS, HOW THEY WORK, HOW TO CLEAN THEM & HOW TO SAFELY HANDLE & FIRE THEM.

IOWA PERMIT TO CARRY CLASS –  Next classes are March 3 at 5pm and March 12 at 2pm.  THIS IS AN IOWA PERMIT TO CARRY WHICH WILL COVER THE IOWA LAWS & CODES THAT PERTAIN TO YOUR CARRY PERMIT. BASIC HANDGUN FUNDAMENTALS WILL BE COVERED TO ENSURE PROPER OPERATION OF A FIREARM. YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOOT SO PLEASE WEAR APPROPRIATE CLOTHING. EYE AND EAR PROTECTION WILL BE REQUIRED. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY WE DO HAVE IT AVAILABLE AT OUR FACILITY. AVERAGE CLASS LENGTH IS 2.5 HOURS & 50 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION WILL BE NEEDED. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A HANDGUN OR AMMUNITION WE DO HAVE IT AVAILABLE FOR RENT & PURCHASE. COST IS $50.

NON-RESIDENT MINNESOTA PERMIT TO CARRY CLASS –   Next class is March 15 from 5:45pm to 8pm.  THIS IS AN MINNESOTA PERMIT TO CARRY CLASS WHICH WILL COVER THE ADDITIONAL LAWS & CODES THAT WILL ENABLE YOU TO GET YOUR CARRY PERMIT AS A NON-RESIDENT OF MINNESOTA. BASIC HANDGUN FUNDAMENTALS WILL BE COVERED TO ENSURE PROPER OPERATION OF A FIREARM. YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOOT & QUALIFY AT A DISTANCE OF 5, 7 & 10 YARDS WITH A DEFENSIVE CALIBER FIREARM, SO PLEASE WEAR APPROPRIATE CLOTHING. EYE AND EAR PROTECTION WILL BE REQUIRED. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY WE DO HAVE IT AVAILABLE AT OUR FACILITY. AVERAGE CLASS LENGTH IS 2 HOURS & 30 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION WILL BE NEEDED. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A HANDGUN OR AMMUNITION WE DO HAVE IT AVAILABLE FOR RENT & PURCHASE. PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL TO REGISTER FOR THE CLASS. A MINIMUM OF 3 STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED IN ORDER TO CONDUCT THE CLASS, IF WE DO NOT GET 3 STUDENTS THE DEPOSIT CAN EITHER BE REFUNDED OR APPLIED TO ANOTHER CLASS AT CII. COST OF THE CLASS IS $60. CONTACT US AT 515.432.3212 OR MATTH@IOWARANGES.COM TO SCHEDULE.

NOTE- YOU MUST COMPLETE THE IOWA PERMIT TO CARRY CLASS IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS ADD ON MODULE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN IOWA PERMIT TO CARRY YOU MUST COMPLETE A CLASS PRIOR TO THIS TRAINING.

ADVANCED IOWA PERMIT TO CARRY CLASS HOSTED BY TAB DEFENSIVES –   IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A CLASS THAT GOES BEYOND THE ONLINE BARE BONES FORMAT THIS IS FOR YOU. THIS CLASS IS FOR RESPONSIBLE FIREARMS OWNERS FAMILIAR WITH OPERATION AND USE OF FIREARMS TO OBTAIN OR RENEW A CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT. YOU WILL LEARN AND UNDERSTAND CONFLICT AVOIDANCE AND SITUATIONAL AWARENESS, THE PHYSIOLOGY OF VIOLENT ENCOUNTERS, THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF USING DEADLY FORCE INCLUDING THE AFTERMATH. REVIEW SAFE GUN HANDLING, SAFE STORAGE, WITH A RANGE QUALIFICATION OF 30 ROUNDS. BRING PISTOL, EYE AND HEARING PROTECTION REQUIRED.

LENGTH 4.5 HRS. 5:00 TO 9:30 PM, COST $60.00 COMPANION MANUAL AVAILABLE AT A DISCOUNT $20.00, SAVE $8.00.

NRA PERSONAL PROTECTION INSIDE THE HOME SHOOTING COURSE – SUNDAY, MARCH 5 FROM 8:45AM TO 6PM.  THIS AN EIGHT-HOUR COURSE 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.

STUDENTS SHOULD EXPECT TO SHOOT APPROXIMATELY 100-150 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION. STUDENTS WILL LEARN BASIC DEFENSIVE SHOOTING SKILLS, STRATEGIES FOR HOME SAFETY AND RESPONDING TO A VIOLENT CONFRONTATION, FIREARMS AND THE LAW, HOW TO CHOOSE A HANDGUN FOR SELF-DEFENSE, AND CONTINUED OPPORTUNITIES FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT. STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE THE NRA GUIDE TO THE BASICS OF PERSONAL PROTECTION IN THE HOME HANDBOOK, NRA GUN SAFETY RULES BROCHURE, THE WINCHESTER/NRA MARKSMANSHIP QUALIFICATION BOOKLET, AND COURSE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE.

NRA BASIC PERSONAL PROTECTION IN THE HOME COURSE IS FOR LAW-ABIDING ADULT CITIZENS, AS DEFINED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAW, AND EXPERIENCED SHOOTERS (SHOOTERS ABLE TO SHOW MASTERY OF THE BASIC SKILLS OF SAFE GUN HANDLING, SHOOTING A GROUP, ZEROING THE FIREARM, AND CLEANING THE FIREARM) TO MAXIMIZE WHAT CAN BE LEARNED FROM THIS COURSE. PROOF OF SHOOTING EXPERIENCE CAN BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: NRA BASIC PISTOL COURSE CERTIFICATE, NRA FIRST STEPS COURSE CERTIFICATE, NRA PISTOL COMPETITIVE SHOOTING QUALIFICATION CARD, MILITARY DD 214 WITH PISTOL QUALIFICATION, OR PASSING THE PRE-COURSE ASSESSMENT.

IF YOU HAVE NOT TAKEN A BASIC PISTOL COURSE YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PASS A PRE-COURSE SHOOTING ASSESSMENT TO QUALIFY FOR THIS COURSE. CONTACT MATT TO SCHEDULE ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO THE TRAINING DAY.

A STRONG SIDE HOLSTER, A DEFENSIVE CALIBER HANDGUN & MINIMUM OF 2 MAGAZINES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THE RANGE PORTION OF THE CLASS. A MINIMUM OF 100 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION WILL BE NECESSARY WITH 150 RECOMMENDED. PLEASE NO OPEN TOE SHOES & WEAR APPROPRIATE ATTIRE FOR LIVE FIRE PORTION OF THE CLASS.

NRA DEFENSIVE PISTOL SHOOTING COURSE –  THE NRA DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE WILL FOCUS ON THE TECHNIQUES NEEDED TO DEVELOP A DEFENSIVE MINDSET. THE GOAL OF THE COURSE WILL BE TO DEVELOP THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDE NECESSARY TO CARRY AND USE A CONCEALED PISTOL ETHICALLY, RESPONSIBLY, AND WITH CONFIDENCE. AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN AND DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING: HOW TO APPLY THE NRA RULES FOR SAFE GUN HANDLING WHEN CARRYING A CONCEALED FIREARM, BASIC PRINCIPLES OF CONCEALMENT, THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COVER AND CONCEALMENT, DRAWING FROM THE HOLSTER, LEVELS OF MENTAL AWARENESS, DEVELOPING THE PROPER MINDSET WHEN USING A PISTOL FOR PERSONAL PROTECTION, CLEARING COMMON STOPPAGES, USE OF POCKET PISTOLS, AND MORE. STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE THE NRA GUIDE TO THE BASICS OF PERSONAL PROTECTION OUTSIDE THE HOME HANDBOOK, NRA GUN SAFETY RULES BROCHURE AND THE NRA DEFENSIVE PISTOL CERTIFICATE. REGISTER HERE:

NRA RANGE SAFETY OFFICER CERTIFICATION COURSE – THE NRA BASIC RANGE SAFETY OFFICER COURSE WILL COVER THE TECHNIQUES REQUIRED TO SAFELY CONDUCT RANGE ACTIVITIES. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO: ROLES OF THE RSO, RANGE STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES, RANGE INSPECTIONS, FIRING LINE COMMANDS, EMERGENCY PROCEDURES, TAKING CONTROL OF A FIREARM FROM A SHOOTER, FIREARM ACTION TYPES AND FIREARM STOPPAGES/MALFUNCTIONS. OFFICIAL NRA STUDENT PACKETS, INFORMATION ON OTHER NRA PROGRAMS, AND COURSE COMPLETION CARDS WILL BE INCLUDED FOR EACH PARTICIPANT. IT IS HELPFUL TO BRING A ONE-INCH 3 RING BINDER, HIGHLIGHTER, AND ADDITIONAL PAPER FOR NOTES. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED & IS INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE COURSE. ALTERNATIVELY, LUNCH CAN BE ORDERED FOR DELIVERY OR BROUGHT IN IF NEEDED. WATER, COFFEE AND LIGHT SNACKS ARE PROVIDED. THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD AT CENTRAL-IOWA IMPACT IN BOONE. MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE TO BECOME CERTIFIED WITH THE NRA AS A RSO, BUT YOU ARE ABLE TO TAKE IT IF OVER 18.