Martial Tactical Training of Michigan (MTTM) offers the NRA’s Personal Protection in the Home course. This course meets Michigan’s training requirements to apply for a concealed pistol license (CPL).

The course includes information on the following topics, and more:

  • Using the firearm safely and responsibly.
  • Proper mindset when facing a life threatening encounter.
  • Mental awareness and preparation.
  • Defensive pistol skills including marksmanship considerations, cover, concealment, and various shooting postures.
  • Legalities of firearm ownership, possession, and the use of deadly force.
  • Personal protection strategies in the home and in public.
  • Responding to a life threatening encounter.
  • The aftermath of a violent encounter.
  • Safe firearm storage methods.
  • Selecting the proper handgun, ammunition, and holster for concealed carry.


Prerequisites and requirements:

  • Understand the rules of firearm safety.
  • Basic operational knowledge of the firearm you will be using in class.
  • Handgun (if you do not have one, please contact the instructor to make arrangements).
  • Magazines for handgun (if applicable. At least 2 is recommended).
  • Ammunition (100 rounds minimum. More is recommended).
  • Eye and ear protection.
  • Note taking supplies.
  • Clothing appropriate to the weather. This is an outdoor range.
  • Food, drinks, and snacks for the day. There are no convenient restaurants nearby.