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The staff members at Sylvan Learning Center's numerous study facilities understand that each child learns differently. Therefore, they don?t try to implement a uniform tutoring system; instead, they design custom lesson programs based on the results of standardized testing, diagnostic tools, and one-on-one interviews.

Tutors work with students from kindergarten through grade 12, illuminating topics ranging from basic reading and writing to remembering complex algebraic formulas without having them tattooed on your chest. Many of Sylvan?s instructors work in local schools, so they are intimately familiar with common curricula and understand how to gear lessons toward optimal results. After-school and summer classes can ready high-schoolers for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students to wow college-admissions officers with their superior essay-writing skills.

4625 Beckley Rd
Battle Creek,
MI
US

The Range
  • Six indoor shooting lanes
  • Automatic system sets targets at distances of 15–50 feet
  • Accommodates pistol calibers up to a S&W 500 Magnum
  • Full metal jacket ammunition available

At a Glance

Brothers and co-owners Joel and Jared Fulton recognize that firearms and defense tactics can overwhelm people, so they guide clients step-by-step to help them feel comfortable with using and owning a firearm. Joel and Jared––both NRA-certified Chief Range Safety Officers––and their team of instructors supervise open shooting and NRA-sanctioned training courses. Back at the pro shop, they advise clients on personal firearms use by encouraging them to ask questions such as, "How well do you handle recoil?" and "How will you need to store it?" This patient approach reflects the brothers' belief that an armed society should also be an informed and polite society, and has earned them a steadfast following––every ladies' night, for example, draws between 50 and 90 participants.

539 Capital Ave. SW
Battle Creek,
MI
US

Dozens of colorless figurines line the shelves at Howard's Ceramics & Gifts, awaiting a coat of paint. These bisque artifacts become custom works of art during painting sessions and parties at the studio, which also supplies paint and finishing spray. The inventory of ceramics typically includes holiday and religious items, fantasy creatures, and Native American cultural items.

1512 Columbia Ave E
Battle Creek,
MI
US

The Training Locations

The instructors combine classroom lectures with training at an outdoor range.

The Classes

AZO's team trains men and women in the use of pistols, rifles, and shotguns. Their curriculum starts at the beginner level with NRA First Step courses, then goes all the way up to advanced levels. Other firearms classes include CPL courses and a hunters' safety course. Beyond firearms, AZO also hosts Refuse to be a Victim classes and first-aid classes that cover topics including CPR and AED.?

At a Glance

AZO Civil Services was started in 2010 with a noble mission in mind. The instructors wanted to train average citizens in different life-saving skills so that they could protect themselves and others. Today, they are still thoroughly committed to these goals. When not leading classes, the instructors often hone their own skills while at the range or out hunting for wild game.

8135 Coxs Drive
Portage,
MI
US

The Range

ASR Group utilizes its own private range facility located in Scotts, MI. (Kalamazoo County)

The Rentals

ASR Group rents free pistols in .380 ACP, .357 Magnum, .38 SPL, and 9 millimeter calibers from brands such as Glock.

At a Glance

There is a long list of bullet points on the résumé of each one of ASR Group's instructors. They're all NRA-certified range instructors and are certified in firearms instruction and have served in either law enforcement or the military. This experienced team teaches NRA classes and their own firearms curriculum in handguns, rifles, and shotguns.

5817 S Westnedge Ave.
Portage,
MI
US

Believing that learning and behavioral disorders stem from improper communication between brain hemispheres, Brain Balance Centers offers a drug-free, multi-faceted system to boost brain function. Physical and cognitive exercises combine with easy-to-follow dietary changes to improve social, academic and behavioral issues associated with ADHD, Asperger's, and other social and learning disorders without the use of medication. Now more than 50 Brain Balance Centers practice this Hemispheric Integration Therapy, with professional teams tailoring programs to help kids improve focus and behavior, academic performance, communication, and social skills.

6778 S Westnedge Ave
Portage,
MI
US