Minnesota Multi-State Permit to Carry Class | MN Firearms Training

2520 N FERRY STREET • ANOKA, MN • 612-644-8864

MN Firearms Training

Conceal and Carry Permits and Training Classes

Minnesota Multi-State Permit to Carry Class

Course Details:

The Minnesota Multi-State Permit to Carry Class is great for first time students as well as those looking to renew their permits! This class will cover all of the basic safety principals and laws regarding the Minnesota Personal Protection Act to safely and responsibly carry a firearm.

Following classroom instruction there is a live fire exercise where each student shoots 20-30 rounds at a man-sized target approximately 15 feet away. Both the classroom instruction and live fire exercise are completed in one class session.

Class Length: 3-4 hours Prerequisites: None Level: Beginner


Classes Suspended Until Further Notice:

Due to COVID-19, we are unable to offer any of our in-house classes. However, our online course is still available and can be taken at any time. Thanks for your understanding during this difficult time.


  • Basic safety principles
  • Proper shooting fundamentals
  • Anatomy of a firearm
  • Ethics
  • Home defense
  • Physiological and emotional effects of a lethal conflict
  • Defensive gun use
  • The threat and use of lethal force
  • Police encounters
  • Aftermath of a shooting
  • The permit itself and how to obtain it
  • Prohibited vs. banned from carry
  • Live fire exercise

  • Handgun of any caliber (please no sharing)(available for rental)
  • 1 box (30 rounds of brass ammunition)
  • Eye and ear protection (available for rental)
  • Valid I.D.
  • Receipt from online payment

  • Guns and ammunition rental can be provided at $40 per student.
  • We will supply at no charge: targets, class materials.
  • Multi-state permit upgrades are also available at checkout.

Which States Honor The Minnesota Permit to Carry?

Permit is Honored in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

Permit is Not Honored in: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New York City, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming, American Samoa, N. Mariana Islands

Florida and Utah Multi-State permit upgrades are available at checkout. See which states honor the Florida and Utah Multi-State permits.


Michael J. Briggs

Primary Instructor & Owner

Michael Briggs is an expert in close quarters protection, defensive shooting and firearms tactics with extensive training from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and American Association of Certified Firearms Instructors (AACFI).

Michael is currently a close protection specialist (bodyguard) contracted by Joyce Meyer Ministries. He has guarded elite clients such as Usher, Justin Bieber, Charlize Theron, Macy Gray, Julianne Hough, Good Charlotte, James J. Hill family, Eric Hutchinson, The First Family of Malaysia and several more.

Not only is Michael a current security operator, he also has a passion for teaching and developing the firearm skills of students and instructors. Michael has extensive experience teaching new students the confidence, skills and responsibility required to safely use a firearm.

Phelan Rumley


Phelan is a Marine Corps Reconnaissance veteran who is passionate about firearms education. While in the Marines, he was trained as a Foreign Weapons Instructor. He taught individuals at all skill levels, from California to South America, how to become more proficient with their weapon systems. Phelan strongly encourages all shooters to master the basics. He teaches gun owners how to confidently handle firearms safely and shoot more accurately. Elite Marines trained him. Trust him to train you.

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