The training focuses on the fact that concealed carry is only one component of complete physical and mental preparation for self defense. The class will teach proper gun safety. You will learn how firearms work, along with fundamentals to get the most out of your trip to the shooting range. The class is 8 hours in length including a trip to the shooting range. No experience is necessary for this class.

Class instructor, Dave Cichocki. has been in law enforcement since 1987. He is an OPOTA (Ohio Police Officers Training Academy) firearms instructor with certifications in pistol, patrol riffle, shotgun, and sub-machine gun.



  • COST: $65 for per class. Range fees are additional (estimate $16.03 – other options are available - range fees are paid directly to the range).
  • CLASS Offerings: January 18, February 8, February 22 OR March  7
  • TIME: 8 a.m. (approximately an 8 hour class)
  • CLASS LOCATION: The Paragon:1590 Albon Road Suite 12, Holland, Ohio 43528
  • RANGE LOCATION: Shooters of Maumee / 501 Sophia Drive Maumee, Ohio 43537
  • REGISTER: Register and pay online. If you need assistance setting up an online account, check out these steps.

For additional information or questions, please contact Dave at 419-340-9357.