Firearms Training

COSC offers a variety of firearms training

Non NRA Defensive Pistol Course
In response to several requests, Master Sergeants at Arms, LLC is offering a Non-NRA Defensive Pistol Course on Saturday, April 21 at Chief Okemos Sportsman Club.

The course is geared towards current CPL holders wanting to enhance marksmanship skill sets. Your instructor is NRA certified, as well as former US Army Special Forces with 35 years’ experience.

Show up time is 8:30 a.m. with five hours of training ending at 14:00/2:00 pm (no lunch). Maximum class size is 6. Cost $125 per individual.

Training Schedule: Intro/Safety brief, Fundamentals refresher. Shooting drills include: warm-ups, movements, barricades-low and high, 21-foot moving target, 25-yd engagement, and other events with time permitting.

What to bring: Clothing appropriate for the weather, (we will be outdoors and training will go on rain or shine expect if lightning is present), your carry firearm (like to bring additional pistol/revolver to try out, that’s okay), 250-300 training rounds, a quality holster/belt rig (recommend a holster made particularly for your handgun), 3-4 magazines/speed loader with belt pouch for same, eye and ear protection. Water, coffee, sun screen, bug juice as you need.

Interested? Please contact George O’Kon at gjo1232@yahoo.com or leave contact info at 517-749-0280.

NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting
These single-day classes will be held on May 5th, June 9th, August 11th, September 8th, October 13th of 2018.

This program is taught by certified NRA Instructors. This course is offered at a price of $125.00 for non COSC members and $75.00 for COSC members. This package includes both the Basic Pistol and the Personal Protection Inside the Home (CPL) Classes (see class schedule below). Each class is 9 am – 6 pm at the Chief Okemos Sportsman Club, 4667 N. Gunnell Road, Dimondale, MI 48821. Water and Coffee will be provided, you will need to bring your own lunch and snacks. The lunch break will be on site with further discussion. There is a refrigerator and microwave available.

This class introduces new, beginner and novice students to the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning, maintaining, storing and using a pistol safely.

This course is pre-requisite for the NRA PPIH course. It will cover topics such as:
-Pistol knowledge and safe gun handling and storage
-Ammunition knowledge and the fundamentals of pistol shooting
-Firing your first shots and improving your accuracy
-Scoring Targets, and selecting and maintaining your pistol
-Course review, examination and training completion certificate
-Experienced shooters will learn things in this class, everyone does

You may bring your own pistol (preferred) with 150 rounds of ammunition or lease one from COSC plus the cost of ammunition. It is required to pass this class before taking the Personal Protection Inside the Home Class.

For information on these classes at COSC, you may contact COSC’s Chairman of Training and Education,Dan Reid 517-719-0416 (no texting) or reid.danielw@yahoo.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/daniel.labrat.reid

NRA Personal Protection in the Home Course for (Michigan CPL)
These single-day classes are the second class in the 2-class package and will be held on May 6th, June 23rd, August 25th, September 22, October 27th of 2018.

This course will further develop the students’ ability to safely and ethically use a firearm for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding citizen’s right to self-defense. Including:
-Introduction to defensive shooting
-Basic defensive pistol skills
-Firearms and the law: Possession, ownership, and the use of deadly force
-Strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation
-Selecting a pistol for self-defense
-Sport shooting activities and training opportunities
-Course review, examination and training certificate
You may bring your own pistol (preferred) with 100 rounds of ammunition or lease one from COSC. Each passing student receives a
completion certificate needed for your MI CPL application.

Each class is 9 am – 6 pm at the Chief Okemos Sportsman Club, 4667 N. Gunnell Road, Dimondale, MI 48821. Water and Coffee will be provided, you will need to bring your own lunch and snacks. The lunch break will be on site with further discussion. There is a refrigerator and microwave available.

You may bring your own pistol (preferred) with 100 rounds of ammunition or lease one from COSC plus the cost of ammunition. Each passing student receives a completion certificate needed for your MI CPL application.

For information on these classes at COSC, you may contact COSC’s Chairman of Training and Education,Dan Reid 517-719-0416 (no texting) or reid.danielw@yahoo.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/daniel.labrat.reid

Two-Day NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Course
COSC is offering a two-day NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Course on May 5th and 6th at the club. Show up time is 8:45 a.m. ending at 4:30 p.m., each day. Course is a great next step for those who have completed NRA’s Inside the Home as well as current CPL holders wanting to enhance marksmanship skill sets.

Most of class is shooting drills on the range. Lead Instructor is NRA certified, as well as former US Army Special Forces with 35 years’ experience. Cost for COSC member is $200 and non-members is $300. Maximum class size is eight.

What to bring: your carry firearm, 250-300 training rounds, the NRA requires use of a strong side hip holster/belt rig, highly recommend a holster made for your particular handgun, 2 extra mags/speed loaders with belt pouch for same, long work pants, eye & ear protection. Lunches/snacks as you need, working lunches.  Interested??  Contact George OKon at gjo1232@yahoo.com or leave contact info at 517-749-0280.

Non-NRA Defensive Pistol Course
Master Sergeants at Arms, LLC is offering a Non-NRA Defensive Pistol Course on Saturday June 16th, at Chief Okemos Sportsman Club. This course is geared towards current CPL holders wanting to enhance marksmanship skill sets. The instructor is NRA certified as well as former US Army Special Forces with 35 years’ experience. Show up time is 8:30 a.m. with five hours of training ending at 2:00 p.m. (no lunch). Maximum class size is six.

All training is conducted on the range including: Fundamentals refresher, shooting while moving, proper use of cover, 21-foot moving target, and other events time permitting. Training will go on rain or shine except if lightning is present. Cost: $150 per individual.

What to bring: Clothing proper for the weather, long work pants, your carry firearm(s), 250-300 training rounds, a quality holster/belt rig, we recommend a holster made particularly for your handgun, 3 – 4 magazines/speed loaders with belt pouch for same, eye and ear protection.

Water, coffee, sun screen, bug juice as you need. Like to attend?? Contact George OKon at gjo1232@yahoo.com or leave contact info at 517-749-0280.