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Concealed Carry : 2-Day (16 hour) Course

  • The cost is $155* – This includes lunch, coffee and soft drinks.
  • *Veterans (with DD214) or Active Duty only $95.00 for 8 or 16 hours
  • NEW!! “Trigger Talent Challenge”: If you can out shoot Mark during the live fire qualification test, (both he and you using your gun) you get the tuition RETURNED IN FULL. The challenge is a three shot group from 7 yards. The tightest group wins!
  • Get certified with Illinois and the option for  Florida conceal and carry license. These licenses combined cover 38 states for conceal and carry. Florida is the best non resident permit available.
  • Learn the Basics of Marksmanship. You may be very surprised at how this improves your shooting, even if you have been at it for years.
  • You will learn more than the basics of firearm safety in the home, in the vehicle and on your person.
  • Learn how to clean and care for your handgun.
  • Get an understanding of ammunition and basic ballistics.
  • Learn how to pick the best gun for you and your situation.
  • Become familiarized with semi-automatics and both single and double action revolver.
  • You will learn to shoot well. If you’re already a shooter, we’ll make you better.
  • You will shoot an average of 40 rounds, keying on making you accurate.
  • We have a very accomplished attorney, that is highly certified by the NRA and IL State Police, on DVD for the law portion of the class.
  • Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons attends most classes to speak on The Lawful Use of Deadly Force.
  • We shoot at an indoor range, the best in the area.
  • We have three to four instructors at most classes. They have over 125 years of handgun marksmanship and tactical training.
  • You will have fun!
  • Class Location: Alton Wood-River Sportsmen’s Club, 3109 Godfrey Rd. Godfrey, IL.
Mark Maggos

Mark Maggos

Chief Instructor

National Rifle Association (NRA) Credentials:

  • One of the most accredited NRA Instructors in the area.
  • NRA instructor since 1998.
  • Illinois State Police Certified Instructor.
  • Certified to teach their most advanced courses.
  • Competing with a handgun for over 40 years in; Metallic Silhouette, Long Range Handgun, Bullseye, & IDPA.
  • Trained by America’s Special Forces personnel and elite warriors.
  • Continues to train and learn from the best.

Certified to Teach:

  • NRA Basic Pistol
  • NRA Basic Rifle
  • NRA Basic Shotgun
  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home (Advanced)
  • NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home (Very Advanced)
  • NRA Range Safety Officer
  • Illinois State Police Certified CCW Instructor
  • New certification: RTBAV – Refuse To Be A Victim