Classes & Training

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The Range of Richfield offers a wide variety of entry level and advanced classes & training. Classes are conducted in our classroom just off the lobby area of our state-of-the-art range.

CLASSES

CONCEALED CARRY CLASS SPECIAL

Wisconsin DOJ Concealed Carry License Class

Wisconsin License is valid in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Washington, Wyoming

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017        6pm-10pm
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017         6pm-10pm
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017                  Noon-4pm

The Range of Richfield is now providing the Wisconsin Department of Justice Firearms Safety Course for Wisconsin Residents.  This four hour course meets the requirements to obtain your Wisconsin Concealed Carry License.  Classroom topics that are covered are:

  • Firearms Safety Rules
  • The safe handling, transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition
  • The safe loading and unloading of handguns
  • The use of deadly force under Wisconsin State Law
  • Techniques for avoiding and controlling violent confrontations

David Maglio is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and retired Deputy Sheriff with a total of 30 years law enforcement experience.  David is a Senior Staff Instructor for the Massad Ayoob Group (www.massadayoobgroup.com), a Certified Firearms Instructor for the Wisconsin DOJ and the NRA, a 5 Gun Master as well as a State and Regional Champion for the International Defensive Pistol Association (www.idpa.org).  David brings over 4 decades of experience as a shooter and over 24 years experience as a Firearms Instructor.

Tuition: $65.00   SPECIAL PRICE: $50.00
PLUS RECEIVE A $50 DISCOUNT FOR
Armed Citizens’ Rules of Engagement Course
October 14th & 15th
Contact David Maglio at david@therangewi.com or see him after your Concealed Carry Class

Instructor: David Maglio

Class Size: 38

Enroll: Click to Register

 

MAG-20 Range Prep Course

Sunday, October 22nd

3 – 6 pm

This class is an excellent way for you to prepare for the MAG-20 Range Live-Fire Handgun Course. Current MAG-20 class enrollment dates are September 23 & 24 and November 4 & 5, with more dates to be scheduled throughout the year. This course includes 2 hours of classroom and 1 hour of live fire range time. Class is limited to 24 students.

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduction to the Massad Ayoob method of training
  • What to expect/gear needed for the 2 day course
  • Safe loading and unloading of your pistol or revolver
  • Firing line etiquette including range commands
  • Basic marksmanship
  • Establishing dominant eye
  • Proper grip for both pistol and revolver

Students are encouraged to bring their own handgun. Each student will need eye and ear protection, as well as 50 rounds of ammunition for their handgun. A minimum of 2 magazines or speed loaders are needed.

Tuition: $40.00

Instructor: David Maglio

Enroll: Click to Register

 

 MAG-20 Range Live-Fire Handgun Course

September 23rd & 24th   9:00 am – 6:00 pm each day

November 4th & 5th    9:00 am – 6:00 pm each day

This is a two day, 20 hour immersion course in the use of the defensive handgun under extreme stress.  This course includes Massad Ayoob’s defensive handgun shooting system which includes stance, grip, trigger control, marksmanship principles as well as alternate sighting techniques and drawing a handgun.  Single hand shooting stances, speed reloads and body mechanics are also covered.  Each technique trained is the foundation for the next technique with an overall emphasis on fast, accurate shot placement.  This course will culminate with a police-style 60 qualification course where a 75% proficiency score is needed.  Estimated ammunition count is 500 rounds.

Prerequisite:  Basic understanding of firearms safety.

Each student will need a minimum of three (3) magazines or speed loaders.  Two (2) magazines or speed loaders must be worn in a magazine pouch or speed loader holder on the student’s belt.  Each student will need “muff type” ear protection and eye protection for this course.

Proof of Good Character is required which is *ONE OF THE FOLLOWING*

  1. Current State Issued Permit/License to carry a concealed handgun
  2. Current Federal Firearms License
  3. Current FOID Card (Illinois Residents Only)
  4. Current Police or Military Identification
  5. Other current proof of clean criminal record. Most Sheriff’s Offices will run these for you at a nominal fee, done routinely in many occupations.

David Maglio is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and retired Deputy Sheriff with a total of 30 years law enforcement experience.  David is a Senior Staff Instructor for the Massad Ayoob Group (www.massadayoobgroup.com), a Certified Firearms Instructor for the Wisconsin DOJ and the NRA, a 5 Gun Master as well as a State and Regional Champion for the International Defensive Pistol Association (www.idpa.org).  David bring over 4 decades of experience as a shooter and over 24 years experience as a Firearms Instructor.

Tuition:          Range of Richfield Members: $400.00

                        Non-Members: $440.00

(If you are not a member of The Range of Richfield the additional $40 will be collected the 1st day of class)

 Instructors:  David Maglio (Email questions to david@therangewi.com)

                      Trevor Seitz

                      Robert Zenoni

Enroll:           Click to Register

 

Armed Citizens’ Rules of Engagement Course

October 14th & 15th    9am – 7pm

Massad Ayoob’s newest and most comprehensive training, education and support services for private citizens, law enforcement and criminal justice professionals. For the nearly four decades, Massad Ayoob has provided training for police, the military and private citizens in the use of firearms and other self-defense tools to effectively defend themselves and others against criminal attack. Massad Ayoob has extensive experience with assisting attorneys in preparing for both civil and criminal trial proceedings, as well as providing expert courtroom testimony for cases involving the judicious use of deadly force. Massad Ayoob shares all of that knowledge and experience, plus his own unique insights into the necessary preparations for personal protection, during the courses presented by the Massad Ayoob Group. We have courses for everyone, for those new to the concepts of personal self-defense, for the professionals who investigate self-defense shootings, and for the continuing legal education of criminal justice professionals. The Massad Ayoob Group is established to serve those who wish to understand the important principles of personal protection and the complex legal issues related to the use of deadly force in self-defense.

The Armed Citizens’ Rules for Engagement Course is a 20 plus hour immersion course in rules of engagement for armed law-abiding private citizens, emphasizing legal issues, tactical issues, and aftermath management. Topics will include interacting with suspects, witnesses, responding police officers…threat recognition and mind- set…management of social and psychological aftermath after having had to use lethal force in defense of self or others…and preparing beforehand for legal repercussions and minimizing exposure to them.  Situations in the home, at the place of business, or “on the street” will all be covered. There is not a prerequisite for this course.

Proof of Good Character is required which is *ONE OF THE FOLLOWING*

  1. Current State Issued Permit/License to carry a concealed handgun
  2. Current Federal Firearms License
  3. Current FOID Card (Illinois Residents Only)
  4. Current Police or Military Identification
  5. Other current proof of clean criminal record. Most Sheriff’s Offices will run these for you at a nominal fee, done routinely in many occupations.

Tuition:       $400.00

Instructor:  Massad Ayoob

Enroll:        Click to Register

Contact:     Contact: David Maglio

                   414-659-5811

                   david@therangewi.com

 

The NRA Basic Pistol Course 

October 21st & 22nd

November 11th & 12th

December 9th & 10th

Class times are from 8 am till 12 (noon) on Saturday and Sunday

  • Knowledge and operation of both revolvers and semi-automatic pistols
  • Rules for safe gun handling, pistol parts and operation and ammunition
  • Shooting fundamentals, bench and two-handed standing positions
  • Both home and range based training drills for improving shooting
  • Cleaning of pistols and continued opportunities for skill development.

Tuition: $150

Instructor: Jeff Pharris

Enroll: Call The Range of Richfield at (262) 674-1550

 

Meeting Your AR-15

Date:                       Saturday, November 25th

Time:                      1:00 to 6:00 pm

Tuition:                   $125.00   THANKSGIVING SPECIAL $99

Instructor:              David Maglio

Enroll:                    Click to Register

This entry level course on the AR-15 Rifle/Carbine platform weapon system includes disassembly, cleaning, proper lubrication, loading and unloading procedures, zeroing, mechanical off set and several shooting exercises. Approximately 2 hours will be spent in the classroom and the remainder will be on the range. An AR-15 Rifle/Carbine, 3 magazines, 200 rounds of practice ammunition, a brimmed cap, eye protection and ear protection will be needed by each student. Limit of twelve (12) students.

Instructor:  David Maglio is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and retired Deputy Sheriff with a total of 30 years law enforcement experience.  David is a Senior Staff Instructor for the Massad Ayoob Group, a Certified Firearms Instructor for the Wisconsin DOJ and the NRA, a 5 Gun Master as well as a State and Regional Champion for the International Defensive Pistol Association.  David brings over 4 decades of experience as a shooter and over 24 years experience as a Firearms Instructor.

 

Fully Automatic Sub Machine Gun Class

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Sub-Gun course using AR Style 9mm Full Auto Rifles. This two hour course will include instruction on the use of automatic rifles, safety, weapon control and management.

After a safety brief, you will learn the differences between a semi auto and a full auto 9mm AR and also explain the behavior of a full auto AR. One on one student to instructor ratio occurs during first course of fire.

The course of fire includes 5 shots semi auto, 3 rds full auto, followed by 10 short bursts and 2 full magazines. You will then start loading full magazines and rotate through shooters.

This course is taught by former Military Personnel—All participants must have a current valid Conceal Carry Permit.


New to Handguns

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Shooting Range procedures

Safety Topics include:

  • Handgun care and storage
  • Safe gun handling techniques
  • Loading and unloading
  • Basic marksmanship

Grip, Stance, Sight picture, Sight alignment, Trigger control and Follow through

Students may use their own firearms or rent one of the many guns available.

Cost: $125

Instructor: Jeff Whisler

To register or for more information, call 262-623-7450

 

Utah & Wisconsin Concealed Carry License Class  

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This is a non-shooting class and fulfills the training requirement for a Wisconsin Concealed Carry License and a Utah Concealed Firearms Permit and Florida Non Resident Permit. Together these permits allow you to carry in over 36 states including Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona.

Training includes these topics:

  • Safety
  • Basic Self-Defense Principles
  • Conflict avoidance and alternatives to deadly force
  • Use of Force / Deadly Force Law
  • Concealed Carry Law / Where you can and cannot carry
  • Practical suggestions for safe legal transport and concealed carry
  • Demonstration of unloading and loading a handgun
  • Next step ideas

Cost: $70

Instructor: Jeff Whisler

Enroll: Call Personal Protection Training at (262) 623-7450 (All classes are held at The Range)

 

CCW Next Steps

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Personal Protection Training provides instruction on the safe and effective use of firearms for personal defense. Our Self-Defense Marksmanship instruction is a small, personalized 4 hour class. This will enable shooters with some experience to develop skills necessary for the safe and confident operation of a handgun in self-defense scenarios.

It consists of 1.5 hours of classroom lecture, demonstration and hands on followed by 2.5 hours of range time.
Training includes these topics:

  • Safety and Defensive Mindset
  • Loading and Unloading a handgun
  • Drawing Safely from a holster
  • Defensive Marksmanship
  • Self-Defense Shooting Problems
  • Skill Drills

Students provide their own firearms and ammunition or rent one of the many guns available.

Cost: $150 Per Student

Instructor: Jeff Whisler

To register or for more information, call 262-623-7450

 

Refuse to be a Victim Course

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Millions of Violent and Property Crimes are Committed Annually

Safety experts agree the single most important step toward ensuring your personal safety is making the conscious decision to Refuse To Be A Victim®. You stand a much better chance of preventing criminal attack if you develop a safety plan before you need it.  That is why the Refuse To Be A Victim® crime prevention seminar was developed.

It is a program of the National Rifle Association.

The seminar teaches easy‑to‑understand methods you can use to increase awareness and prevent criminal confrontation.  In just four hours, you will get the tools you need to develop your own personal safety strategy, including information about:

  • The Psychology of the Criminal Mind
  • Home & Phone Security
  • Automobile & Travel Security
  • Personal & Technological Security
  • Self‑Defense Devices and Training Options
  • And more!

Cost: $50

 Instructor: Jeff Whisler

To register or for more information, call 262-623-7450

 

Glock Maintenance Course

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Time:                   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Tuition:               $150.00 – preregistration is required to the Range of Richfield

Instructor:          David Maglio

Enroll:                 Stop in or call The Range at (262) 674-1550

This entry level course on the Glock pistols includes field stripping, detailed cleaning, lubrication and maintenance of the complete pistol and its magazines.  The installation of aftermarket parts, sights and their installation and the use of sight adjustment tools are all covered to improve the overall performance of the Glock pistol.

Each student will need a Glock pistol and note taking material.  All other equipment needed will be provided.

The entire 4 hours will be spent in the classroom, no shooting is involved in this course

Limit of thirty (30) students.

***ABSOLUTELY NO AMMUNITION IS ALLOWED IN THE CLASSROOM***

About the Instructor:

David has been carrying Glock pistols since 1994 and has been a Certified Glock Armorer since 1996.  David used Glock pistols in the International Defensive Pistol Association to earn both 4 Gun and 5 Gun Master ranking as well as winning several State and Regional Championship Matches.

 

NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) 

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This course is nine hours long and includes classroom and range time at The Range of Richfield. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. This course develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form.

Tuition: $100

Instructor: Jeff Pharris

Enroll: Call The Range of Richfield at (262) 674-1550

  
Guns 101 (NRA Home Firearm Safety)

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3-hour classroom-only course for firearm knowledge and safe gun handling covering:

  • NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling and primary causes of firearms accidents
  • Firearm actions and parts; how to load/unload action types – pistols, rifles, shotguns
  • Ammunition types, styles, history, safety …
  • Basic firearm cleaning and care as well as safe storage of firearms in the home
  • Benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports.
  • Students will receive NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, and course completion certificate.

Tuition: $50

Instructor: Jeff Pharris

Enroll: Call The Range of Richfield at (262) 674-1550

 

Kids .22 Pistol Class (ages 9-12)

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10:00 – 11:00 am

Both Boys and Girls ages 9-12 are invited to attend this 4 week class.

NRA/USCCA certified instructors and RSO’s will guide them in learning the fundamentals of handgun gun safety, including all rules of gun handling, loading, unloading and mechanics of both semi auto and revolvers.  Topics include proper grip, stance, sights, breathing, trigger control and much more.

Included: Use of .22LR pistols, ammo, targets, eye and ear protection.

  • Week 1 (classroom only) Safety, gun handling with demo guns, loading and unloading, trigger control with laser demo guns.
  • Week 2 Safety review and 50 rounds of live fire at a zombie target at different distances
  • Week 3 Safety review and 50 rounds of live fire while working on a game target (Simon Says drill)
  • Week 4 Safety review and 50 rounds of bullseye competition with top shot prize awarded.

Class Fee $100 

Enroll: Call The Range of Richfield at (262) 674-1550

 

TRAINING 

Information about individual training sessions coming soon!

 

Class Enrollment

Call The Range or Personal Protection Training (Depending on the class you would like to sign up for) during normal business hours to reserve your seat. You must reserve at least 48 hours in advance of the class you want to enroll in. Sign up early to ensure a spot!

Payment must be received at time of reservation. We will accommodate walk-ins if openings are available on the first day of class.

 

Course Cancellation Policy

Your class enrollment fee is non-refundable, but may be used for a future class if you are unable to attend. 48 hr. notice (whenever possible) is appreciated. We reserve the right to cancel classes and refund payments in the event the number of students does not meet class minimums.

Students of canceled classes will be notified and be given preference in next class offered of that type.

 

MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS

DAVID MAGLIO

Director of Training

David Maglio is an Honorably Discharged U.S. Marine Corps Veteran that served as a Military Policeman. He is a retired Deputy Sheriff with a total of 30 years law enforcement experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. David is a Senior Staff Instructor for the Massad Ayoob Group (www.massadayoobgroup.com) where he is certified to instruct in Handgun, Shotgun, Rifle, Handgun Retention and Kubotan.

David is a Certified Firearms Instructor for the Wisconsin Department of Justice for Rifle and Handgun. He is also a Certified Instructor for the National Rifle Association in Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle, Personal Protection in the Home and Personal Protection out of the Home as well as a Range Safety Officer. David is also a Benefactor Member of the NRA.

David is a “5 Gun Master” as well as a State and Regional Champion for the International Defensive Pistol Association (www.idpa.com). He has been the Assistant Match Director for Wisconsin State IDPA Championship Matches and is also certified as a Range Safety Officer for the IDPA as well as being a Charter Life Member of IDPA. David brings over 4 decades of experience as a shooter and over 24 years experience as a Firearms Instructor.

 

Staff Instructors

JEFF PHARRIS

Instructor Jeff PharrisJeff Pharris brings over 30 years of pistol, rifle and shotgun experience to The Range of Richfield. Growing up in rural Nebraska, Jeff completed his first hunter education program at the age of 10 and grew up within a family of hunters who enjoyed duck, dove, pheasant, goose and quail hunting.

Jeff currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Daniel Boone Conservation League and is an NRA Certified Instructor in Pistol, Shotgun & Rifle. Jeff is also an NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer and WI DNR Hunter Education Instructor. He has participated in numerous firearm competitions, enjoys rifle hunting, trap shooting, handgun leagues, and sharing his extensive knowledge in shooting and firearm safety. His classes are entertaining, informative, easy to follow, and youth & female friendly.

 

JEFF WHISLER

Jeff Whisler is President of Personal Protection Training. He has been training students in mindset, marksmanship and gun handling since 2003. He began his interest in shooting at age 8 by winning a Thanksgiving turkey at the local YMCA. Instructor - Jeff WhistlerHis shooting resume includes over 25 years of competitive shooting experience. Jeff has attended the prestigious Gunsite Academy, training with such notables as Jeff Cooper, Patrick Rogers and Louis Awerbuck earning his coveted “Expert” rating.

Jeff is an NRA Certified Instructor in Pistol, Advanced Pistol, Rifle, Refuse to be a Victim and Personal Protection. He is a certified Concealed Firearms Instructor by the State of Utah & Wisconsin and he is a military veteran.