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

Types Of Training
We Offer

First Time Gun Owner Training Courses

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Private Instructor Training with Firearms

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Women's Firearms Training Courses

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Tactical Pistol, Rifle, & Shotgun Training Courses

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Firearms Instructor Training

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Looking for Specific Skills Training?

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Meet The Team

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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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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Tina

Tina

Tina became a firearms instructor because she believes that everyone has the inalienable right to defend themselves.

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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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JD

JD

JD is a firm believer in practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect and he also believes that a well-armed and well-educated public is a peaceful one.

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Ramesh

Ramesh

Ramesh has a deep-rooted passion for teaching others and provides a strong foundation focused on safety.

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Jeff

Jeff

Jeff, starting early in life as a Boy Scout, has been a firearms enthusiast for over 40 years. 

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Lysa Helene

Lysa Helene

Lysa is a firm believer in teaching gun owners, women in particular, that their safety is their responsibility.

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Robert

Robert

Being an NRA Instructor is just the icing on the cake!

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Jeremiah (JJ)

Jeremiah (JJ)

Jeremiah strongly believes in the right of the people to train and gain confidence in the ever-evolving firearms community.

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John

John

As an instructor, John offers meaningful information, advice and training to students looking for help on their journey in building a personal protection plan. 

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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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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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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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