$69 for a Permit to Carry (Conceal & Carry) Certification Class & Range Time, Gun rental and ammo. (Multi)

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In a Nutshell

Completion of five-hour Permit to Carry course lets grads apply for licenses in up to 37 states; range time and rental firearm included

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Defense training simulates real-world danger, such as encountering Professor Plum with the candlestick in the library. Secure every room in the mansion with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $69 for a five-hour multistate Permit to Carry certification-class package that includes a resource packet, range fees, eye and ear protection, one-on-one coaching, target, and certificate of completion (a $160 value), plus a rental firearm including ammunition (up to a $15 value; up to a $175 total value)

  • $135 for the above five-hour Permit to Carry certification-class package for two (up to a $350 total value)

For the first four hours of class, students meet with instructors for a classroom-based lesson that covers the basics of using a handgun and legal knowledge on handgun possession, concealment, and self-defense. Afterward, the group heads to the range and goes through a shooting qualification exercise, where safe handgun use is tested through shooting a target silhouette from 21 feet away. Completion of the Permit to Carry class allows graduates to apply for licenses in up to 37 states. For the two-person option, each person gets their own full package of all components and their own high five upon completion. Available rental firearms include a .22 caliber pistol and a 9 mm pistol.

Midwest Carry Academy

Midwest Carry Academy's shooting experts aim to imbue students with the skills needed to responsibly bear arms. The instructors' backgrounds range from the NRA to law enforcement to military, and they draw on these experiences to teach handgun and home defense courses. In these classes, teachers help both entry-level and advanced shooters hone their skills, master efficiency, and transition smoothly into cinematic slow motion. Additionally, the instructors themselves continuously take new courses to further develop their skills as both teachers and gun handlers.

Midwest Carry Academy

The Range

Midwest Carry Academy's instructors work out of various local gun ranges and training venues.

The Rentals

The rental selection comprises vintage and modern firearms. Some options include WWII rifles and Glock 9-millimeter handguns.

At a Glance

The instructors at Midwest Carry Academy have backgrounds that range from law enforcement to the military, and they draw on these experiences to teach handgun-shooting and home-defense courses to students of all experience levels. As a safety precaution and a dedication to the pastime, they too take new courses to develop their skills as both teachers and gun handlers.