Michigan CPL Class – Saturday – $100

11/16/2024: Michigan CPL Class – Saturday – $100

Class Date/Time

Date - 11/16/2024

8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Platte River Inn
10921 Main St.
Honor, Michigan 49640


Call us at (248) 662-5744

“I love teaching this and my students tell me that it shows in what I do. I want you to come away from the class with a lot of practical knowledge and understanding of the materials. My hope is that you know that I am there for you even when class is over and you have questions or other needs.”

Wesley Slayer
Michigan CPL Instructor

Michigan CPL Class – Saturday – $100

Date: 11/16/2024

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: $100

Deposit: $20

(balance of $80 due on day of class cash or credit)


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Michigan CPL Class

Student Registration
$100 Class Tuition (Per Student)

US Concealed Carry Association

Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Class

  • Gun Rental and Ammo Available

    We have a variety of firearms and ammo available for use for class that you can choose from if you don’t have your own

    • Use our firearms for FREE
  • Range Fees & Targets


  • Lunch

    Our class takes place at the Platte River Inn restaurant, so you’ll be able to order food during class!

  • Flexible Range Time

    You’ll set up a time to come do the shooting portion with the instructor on the day of the class, and we can work around your schedule!  We have a private range and flexible schedule

  • Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Textbook

    $25 extra (not required)

What to bring?

  • Good attitude
  • Pen
  • Pistol and ammo (if you have one)
  • Holster (if you have one)
  • Snacks

No Experience?
No Problem!

I am a clear communicator and put people at ease. New shooters will be very comfortable with their handgun by the time they leave, and seasoned shooters will improve their core skills.

All classes take place at the Platte River Inn restaurant in Honor, Michigan.  Classes start at 9:00 AM and go until about 3:00 PM.  We schedule the range time there at class.

Topics Covered in CPL Class


Self-Defense Firearm Basics

Universal safety rules

Clearing a semi-automatic

Clearing a revolver

Defining a gun’s action

Understanding revolvers

Understanding semi-automatics

Modern, striker-fired handguns

Understanding magazines

Selecting a handgun

Ammunition components

Ammunition care and storage

Defensive Shooting Fundamentals

Defensive Shooting versus marksmanship

Proper grip

Shooting platform

Aligning the muzzle to the target

Unsighted fire, point shooting

Flash sight picture

Sighted fire

Trigger control

The Legal Use of Force

Applying for your Michigan CPL

Defining the legal use of force

Defining reasonable force

Defining deadly force

Defining when reasonable force ends and deadly force begins

Detailed definitions of deadly force rules including scenarios

What prosecutors will want to know

Defending the home

Defending property

Michigan CPL reciprocity

Encounters with law enforcement

Civil liability

Violent Encounters and Their Aftermath

Understanding fight or flight

Effects of adrenaline and endorphines

Recognizing a threat

Issuing commands and evaluating options

When we’re left with no other choice

When the right to use deadly force ends

The immediate aftermath

Phone calls to make

When the police arrive

Statement to the police

During and after your arrest

Gear and Gadgets

Gear and gadgets introduction

Hip holsters

Paddle holsters

Pocket holsters

Inside the waistband holsters

Tactical flashlights

Gun safes and storage

Basic and Advanced Skills

Creating a training program

Dry firing

Fundamental drill discussion

Discussion of what’s next

Closing thoughts


Take visual test

Grade test as a group

Discuss why answers are correct or incorrect

Ensure student understanding

Practical Shooting

Fundamentals of marksmanship

1 on 1 coaching

Aimed shooting

Point shooting

Practicing safety fundamentals

Drawing from a holster

Seal of the state of Michigan
USCCA Instructor

Beginners Welcome

Guns Available For Use

1 Day Class

Learn Michigan Law

Get Your CPL

Personal Range Instruction


Call (248) 662-5744

Amazing Experience

Frequent Breaks

1 on 1 Instruction

Great Instructor Personality

You Won't be Singled Out

You'll Enjoy the Class

The CPL class is truly THE BEST. I can't think of a single thing to improve upon. The 8 hours flew by and I learned so much. Awesome instructors, tons of useful information and hands-on practice. I drove 2 hours round trip for the class and I would absolutely do it again. Thank you Darcy, Thank you Will!!

This is the class required to apply for a
Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL / CCW)

This is the US Concealed Carry Association Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals class, which is recognized by the State of Michigan for the CPL license. This is an 8 hour course including 3 hours of range time.