NEW! Active Shooter Response Course

Don’t wait until it’s happened in your area. Get the training you need now!

Active Shooter Response Course

The purpose of this course is to better prepare you for an Active Shooter/Armed Intruder (AS/AI) event, should it occur.

This is both a lecture and a physical, hands on course open to all skill levels, ages 15 and up.

The following topics will be covered:

– Active Shooter History
– Effective Communication Under Stress
– The Plan (Evade, Barricade, Respond)
– Survival Mindset/Mental Preparation
– Team Coordination
– Trauma Care
– The aftermath
– Scenarios

About the instructor:
Mike McElmeel is a Paramedic, Emergency Medicine Educator, Law Enforcement Officer, and is retired from the US Army Special Forces. Additionally Mike is certified to teach several Self-Defense & Active Shooter Training programs. Mike will provide you with the most effective and current strategies available.

4 hours of training for only $60/person!

Interested in scheduling training for a group or business? Call 319.447.6140 for special group rates and information.

Upcoming class dates & locations:

Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 9:00am-1:00pm

600 10th Ave, Marion

Upcoming Classes


Iowa Non-Professional Permit to Carry Weapons Class/Recertification

$100 (new permit) / $50 (recertification)

*Classes are from 5:00-10:00 PM, unless marked otherwise.

10/20 (THURSDAY – 6pm-11pm), 10/26, 11/9, 11/30, 12/14

1-Day Combat Focus Carbine (CFC)

Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 8:30am-5pm $200

Law of Self Defense Seminar with Andrew Branca

Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 9am-4pm

$150 before September 23 / $200 after September 22

Emergency Medical Class (for gun/knife/accident trauma)

Friday, October 28, 2016 from 7pm-10pm $50

Intro to Defensive Pistol

Saturday, November 6, 2016 from 10am-3pm  $100

Women’s 2-Day Self-Defense Class

Tuesday/Thursday November 15 & 17, 2016 from 6pm-9pm  $75

Emergency Medical Class (for gun/knife/accident trauma)

Friday, December 2, 2016 from 6pm-9pm  $50

Active Shooter Response Course

Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 9am-1pm  $60

Defensive Knife with Chris Smaby

Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 9am-1pm  $50

Heartsaver® CPR AED

Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 6pm-9pm  $50

To sign up or for more information, go to and click on “Training” on the left side.

Questions?  Email Julie at


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