Are you new to firearms and wanting to learn how to shoot?

Do you need to learn how to use a gun you already own safely and/or effectively?

Do you want to become a certified firearms instructor?

Do you want to get your Maryland or Utah conceal carry license?

The professionals at ICEFDT understand today’s culture and how it impacts your sense of safety for you and your family. Whether you’re seeking skills to own your first gun or if you’re an experienced shooter, our classes center on building your skills and confidence in a responsible and ethical manner.

Upcoming Classes

Sat 05
Extreme Close Quarters Shooting at Shadow Hawk Defense

Nov 05 @ 09:00am-03:30pm Instructor: Shadow Hawk Defense

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of close quarters defensive shooting single and multiple threats from 0-7 yards.… Continue reading Extreme Close Quarters Shooting at Shadow Hawk Defense

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Sun 02
Basic Pistol at ICEFDT Main Office

Oct 02 @ 09:00am-06:00pm Instructor: Shawn Taylor

You will receive your Maryland HQL certification at the end of this class.  This course is 10 hours long and… Continue reading Basic Pistol at ICEFDT Main Office

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Sat 06
NRA Basic Pistol | ICEFDT Main Office (YT)

Aug 06 @ 09:00am-07:00pm Instructor: Yien Tsai

You will receive your Maryland HQL certification at the end of this class.  This course is 10 hours long and… Continue reading NRA Basic Pistol | ICEFDT Main Office (YT)

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Thu 17
NRA Basic Pistol | Woman Lead | ICEFDT Main Office

Nov 17 @ 09:00am-07:00pm Instructor: Lysa and Satina

You will receive your Maryland HQL certification at the end of this class.  This course is woman lead that, is… Continue reading NRA Basic Pistol | Woman Lead | ICEFDT Main Office

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Sat 01
Basic Rifle | ICEFDT Main Office

Oct 01 @ 09:00am-05:00pm Instructor: Shawn Taylor

This course is at least eight hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn… Continue reading Basic Rifle | ICEFDT Main Office

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Sun 04
NRA Basic Rifle | ICEFDT Main Office (YT)

Dec 04 @ 10:00am-06:00pm Instructor: Yien Tsai

This course is at least eight hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn… Continue reading NRA Basic Rifle | ICEFDT Main Office (YT)

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Fri 04
Handgun I at Main Office

Nov 04 @ 09:00am-06:00pm Instructor: Ron David

You must take NRA Basic Pistol before enrolling in this course. This course is designed to increase proficiency as a… Continue reading Handgun I at Main Office

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Sat 05
Handgun II at Main Office

Nov 05 @ 09:00am-06:00pm Instructor: Ron David

Successful completion of Handgun 1 is required for enrollment in Handgun II. This course is 8 hours long and designed… Continue reading Handgun II at Main Office

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Sun 06
Handgun III at Main Office

Nov 06 @ 09:00am-06:00pm Instructor: Ron David

Successful completion of Handgun II is required for enrollment in Handgun III. This course is 8 hours long and builds… Continue reading Handgun III at Main Office

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Thu 29
NRA Conceal Carry Student | Main Office (RD)

Sep 29 @ 09:00am-05:00pm Instructor: Ron David

This is a 2-day course.  Day one consists of ALL classrooms.  Day two is all range time.  Topics include firearm… Continue reading NRA Conceal Carry Student | Main Office (RD)

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Fri 30
NRA Conceal Carry Student | Main Office (ST)

Sep 30 @ 09:00am-05:00pm Instructor: Shawn Tyler

This is a 2-day course.  Day one consists of ALL classrooms.  Day two is all range time.  Topics include firearm… Continue reading NRA Conceal Carry Student | Main Office (ST)

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Sat 01
NRA Conceal Carry Student | Main Office (RC)

Oct 01 @ 09:00am-05:00pm Instructor: Rick Crutchfield

This is a 2-day course.  Day one consists of ALL classrooms.  Day two is all range time.  Topics include firearm… Continue reading NRA Conceal Carry Student | Main Office (RC)

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Sat 01
NRA Conceal Carry Student | Main Office (YT)

Oct 01 @ 09:00am-06:00pm Instructor: Yien Tsai

This is a 2-day course.  Day one consists of ALL classrooms.  Day two is all range time.  Topics include firearm… Continue reading NRA Conceal Carry Student | Main Office (YT)

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Mon 14
NRA Conceal Carry Student | Women Lead | Main Office

Nov 14 @ 09:00am-05:00pm Instructor: Lysah & Satina

This is a woman lead 2-day course.  Day one consists of ALL classrooms.  Day two is all range time.  Topics… Continue reading NRA Conceal Carry Student | Women Lead | Main Office

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Thu 29
Chief Range Safety Officer at ICEFDT Main Office

Sep 29 @ 09:15am-05:15pm Instructor: Ron David

This is an 8-hour CRSO course.  You must be 21 years old to take this course.  You must have completed… Continue reading Chief Range Safety Officer at ICEFDT Main Office

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Wed 21
Range Safety Officer at ICEFDT Main Office

Sep 21 @ 09:00am-06:00pm Instructor: Shawn Taylor

This is a 9-hour RSO course.  You must be 21 years old to take this course.  NRA Range Safety Officer… Continue reading Range Safety Officer at ICEFDT Main Office

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Types Of Training
We Offer

First Time Gun Owner Training Courses

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Instructor Training with Firearms Instructor Training Courses

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Women's Firearms Training Courses

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Tactical Pistol, Rifle, & Shotgun Training Courses

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Instructor Training

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Looking for Specific Skills Training?

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Meet The Team

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Kirby

Kirby

Kirby has over 18 years of law enforcement, SWAT, Executive Protection & Joint Law Enforcement Training Center instructor in the U.S. Air Force.

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Shawn Tyler

Shawn

Shawn

A distinguished Army veteran and retired Police Officer, Shawn is by far one of the best firearm instructors in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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Michael

Michael

Michael

Instructor M has a broad background in security, firearms instruction, and self-defense.

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Mike

Mike

Since retiring, I have served as a full-time Security Consultant and became an NRA Instructor in multiple disciplines.

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Yien

Yien

Yien is a Maryland-qualified handgun instructor and NRA-certified instructor. He is currently certified to teach NRA basic and advanced courses.

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Ricky

Ricky

Ricky has extensive industry experience practicing safe gun control during his time training with former competition shooters, police, navy and marines.

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Darren

Darren

Darren

Darren is a highly-skilled, licensed, and amazing shooter. There are NO better shooters!

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Ron David

Ron

Ron

Ron David has been an NRA Certified instructor in all disciplines for 6+ years. He enjoys teaching and working with people from all walks of life.

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Nancy David Shooting

Nancy

Nancy

Nancy became an instructor to help teach other women and share her experience and excitement.

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Testimonials

I had a great time learning more about home defense and handling different types of hand guns with Ron. He has a nice collection of hand guns to use which help to become more comfortable with different calibers, gun weight, metal vs. resin etc. His classroom teaching is very good. Shooting on his outside range was fantastic. Shooting out doors is really nice, I prefer it to indoor ranges. I’ll be taking more of his classes in the near future.

David Bartley,

Ron exceeded my expectations with and professionalism and expertise. His attention to safety and detail was impressive. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for firearm training

Paul Manly,

Doesn’t get better than Ron David when comes to understanding gun safety and responsibility. You will not feel intimidated no matter what level of experience you have with guns. Ron’s program is informative, educational, and practical.

Marc Bruno,

Ron and his team go above and beyond to make sure every student is comfortable, capable and well informed! The classroom work is kept engaging and fun, and the range qualification is very safe and methodical. I will recommend ICEFDT to anyone looking for firearms training.

Amy May,

Ron and his team go above and beyond to make sure every student is comfortable, capable and well informed! The classroom work is kept engaging and fun, and the range qualification is very safe and methodical. I will recommend ICEFDT to anyone looking for firearms training.

Donell Trusty,

I have attended Joint classes with the owner Ron instructing. He is obviously quite knowledgable. He is also extremely safety oriented while still maintaining a sense of humor and can switch hats on a dime. Having him on the range with you is always a plus and will put you at ease.

Devin Maxwell,

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FAQ's

Yes, we encourage that. We want to train you on the gun you shoot most often.

Yes, but this is a case-by-case decision. Contact Ron at 301.828.5879

Absolutely. Contact Ron at 301.828.5879

Yes, we certify for both Maryland and Utah.

ICEFDT typically only provides 22 caliber ammunition for both pistol and rifle classes. Anything larger than that, you must provide.

This needs to be discussed with Ron prior to committing to a training schedule.

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