Requirements: None.Description: This course can be an intensive eight-hour course, or it could be cut down to 90-minute segments, taught individually. This course teaches conflict avoidance and how to make yourself a "hard target." RTBAV covers home protection, vehicle protection, and cyber crime protection. No defensive skills are taught in this course. Avoiding a confrontation through proper use of mindset and awareness are stressed.
NRA Refuse to Be a Victim
Requirements: All equipment is supplied for the student.Description: This is a 14-hour basic course for anyone who is interested in the safe operation of a rifle in any caliber. Some of the many subjects covered in this course are: site adjustment, ammunition selection, position shooting, and even cleaning a rifle. All subjects are taught with a strong emphasis on the three rules of gun safety. Sections of this course are regularly used in the training of the local 4-H Sports Shooting club. They have the #1 rifle team in Michigan for 2011, 2012, 2017 and 2018. The fundamentals taught in this course are essential to any rifle shooter, hunter or competitive shooter.
NRA Basic Rifle
Requirements: All equipment is supplied for the student.Description: This course is a minimum of 10 hours. Some of the many subjects covered during this course are: fit of shotgun, ammunition selection, types and uses of shotguns, and fundamentals of shotgun shooting. All topics will be presented with a strong emphasis on the three rules of gun safety. Also covered are many kinds of shotgun competition: trap, skeet, sporting clays, five stand, etc. This is a great entry-level course for beginners or for experienced shooters looking to bring their skills to the next level.
NRA Basic Shotgun
Requirements: None. All equipment will be provided.Description: This course is the hands-on range time for the NRA Basic Pistol Course. Students must first take the online course with the NRA and then coordinate time with an instructor to do the live fire training. This course changed in 2016, and all classroom training is now done online with the NRA. Some of the many subjects covered are: fundamentals of pistol shooting, ammunition selection, position shooting, and even cleaning a handgun. The range time for hands-on will take about five hours. This course is a must for those looking to purchase their first firearm.
NRA Basic Pistol Phase 2
Requirements: Handgun, 100 rounds of ammunition, three magazines, holster, eye and ear protection.Description: This two-hour course is designed to train a starting shooter in the rules and regulations to compete in IDPA, IPSC, ICORE, or any of the other competitions for handguns. Safety procedures are covered, such as the safety area and the 180 Rule. Gear selection will be covered, along with rules of each individual event. Also covered during this course is scoring and techniques to improve a shooters score. This is a great entry level class for any handgun owner looking to improve his or her skills and gain knowledge, before joining a local league and practicing regularly.
Requirements: Handgun with 100 rounds of ammunition. Rental equipment is available for those that may need any gear. Hearing and eye protection is required and available free of charge.Description: This course meets the Michigan requirement for a Concealed Pistol License (CPL). This course also far exceeds what Wisconsin is requiring at this time. This is an eight-hour course with five hours of classroom instruction and three hours of range time. Each shooter will fire 100 rounds of ammunition. Covered in this course are: mindset, awareness, conflict avoidance, use of deadly force, selection of ammunition, selection of handgun, and various shooting techniques.Cost: $125 per person. $20 additional if rental firearm is needed.
NRA Personal Protection in the Home
Otherwise Known As: CPL Course
Requirements: Knowledge of firearms. No criminal record.Description: Bullseyes to Badguys has the capability to certify instructors in every discipline that we are certified to teach students in. We have trained instructors from both ends of the Upper Peninsula and many from Downstate Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. NRA Basic Pistol and Personal Protection In The Home instructors are taught annually, with NRA Rifle and NRA Shotgun alternating every other year. Should your organization be in need of certified instructors please contact Bullseyes with your request and we may be able to come to you. Training times vary from 20 hours and higher, per NRA Standards.
NRA Instructor Training
Requirements: Personal Protection Inside the Home (PPITH) is a pre-requisite for this course. Handgun with 350 rounds of ammunition, strong side hip holster, three magazines, and cover garment. Hearing and eye protection is required. Appropriate clothing for the weather is required. We shoot rain or shine.Description: This course is 14 hours in length. Day one consists of five hours of classroom time, much like that covered in PPITH. Holster selection is an additional subject that will be covered. Day two is an additional 350 rounds of shooting. Shooters will engage targets from various platforms using multiple techniques. Turning left, turning right, kneeling, seated, advancing, retreating, even low light and long distance shooting with the pistol is covered in detail. This course was listed as one of two courses that would meet the requirements for the proposed "enhanced" CPL.Cost: $150 per person. Lunch is supplied on the range.
NRA Personal Protection
Outside the Home
Requirements: Handgun with 300 rounds of ammunition, strong side-hip holster, three magazines, mag pouch, eye and ear protection.Description: This is the most advanced pistol course that the National Rifle Association has at this time. Personal Protection Outside the Home is a pre-requisite for this course. This is the only NRA course that is taught with a timerand it is a qualifier course. The test at the end is a test of your shooting skills, there is no guaranteed certificate at the end of this course. All shots must be on target in the allotted time in order to pass this course. Shooters learn speed and tactical reloads, precision and speed from the holster, and clearing firearms malfunctions. This course is one of two listed that would meet the requirements for the proposed "enhanced" CPL. Bullseyes staff employs one of only three instructors in the State of Michigan certified to teach this course.Cost: $150 per person. Lunch is supplied on the range.
NRA Defensive Pistol
Requirements: Revolver, holster, speed loaders, and 350 rounds of ammunition.Description: With many people choosing to carry a revolver as a defensive tool, Bullseyes designed a course to show the proper uses and techniques involved with the traditional Wheel Gun. Focus is placed on the many differences between the semi-automatic pistol and the revolver. Some of the many topics covered include the difference in trigger control, emergency reloads, and tactical reloads. Anyone who carried a revolver for self-defense because of the "simplicity" owes it to themselves to attend this course and learn how to use their tool to maximum capability.
Mastering the Revolver for
Defense and Competition
Requirements: 12 or 20-gauge shotgun with sling, 150 rounds of bird shot, 50 rounds of uckshot, 10 rounds of slug.Description: This course is designed to show the many uses and limitations of the tactical shotgun. Patterning, speed and tactical reloads, and round selection drills are taught. An emphasis is placed on moving while shooting and keeping the shotgun loaded while preforming multiple tasks.Cost: $200 per person.
Tactical Defensive Shotgun
Requirements: AR15 rifle, 500 rounds of ammunition, three magazines, magazine pouches, valid CPL.Cost: $200.00 per person. Lunch will be supplied on the range.Description: Ten hours of instruction on the AR15 platform. The morning starts with proper names of all parts, loading, unloading, and clearing malfunction drills. Aimpoint, EOTech, magnification, and even iron sites are covered in detail. Shooting from the prone, kneeling, standing, and while on the move are explained, demonstrated, and then enhanced to each individual shooter. This course is a must for anyone that owns the "Black Rifle" and would like to use it to its full portential.
Massad Ayoob Group
Defensive Rifle Level 1
Requirements: Handgun, 600 rounds of ammunition, strong side-hip holster, three magazines, and weather-specific clothing. Valid CPL.Description: This is the live fire portion of the Massad Ayoob Group MAG40 course. This is a high speed course not intended for beginners. This course is spread out over two days. Shooters will have four hours of classroom instruction before moving to the range. Once on the range, shooters will learn to shoot quickly and accurately. Speed reloads, multiple targets, and speed from the holster are some of the many subjects covered in this course. Be ready to be challenged and pushed to the next level. Certificates from this course are sent and signed by Massad Ayoob himself.Cost: $400 per person for both days.
Massad Ayoob Group
MAG 20-Live Fire
Requirements: None. Open to all ages.Cost: There is no charge for this training.Description: We offer the field day certification for any student who has taken the online course. This field day takes a minimum of four hours. The student must show a valid certificate from the online course to enroll in the field day. When enough students are accumulated, a date for a field day will be set.