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Class Offerings and Scheduling

Critical Point Firearms Institute provides an online system to view our class offerings and register for our classes. Click on the "Class Schedule" menu item above to be transferred to our class schedule and registration.  Click on the USCCA logo below to learn about the organization and become a member.  Click the NRA Training logo below to read more about them.

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CPL · In Home Training

To develop in the students the basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a firearm for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding citizen’s right to self defense.


Out of Home Training

From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation.


Hunter's Safety

Hunter education in Michigan has taught thousands of people safe hunting techniques, firearm handling and hunter ethics. Hunter safety is required if you were born after 1-1-1960 and you want to purchase any Michigan or out-of-state hunting license.


Tactical Training

Regardless of age, gender, or occupation our training provides them one common bond: the Mindset, tactics and skills to prevail in a violent confrontation. Come take a class with us and find out for yourself what makes us unique in the training industry.


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Why Choose Critical Point?

Emphasis on Safety

Karl and Steve have over 20 Years of training, both are range safety officers and are trained in advance and tactical defensive shooting.  One on one instruction will always be available.  We are certified by both the NRA, and the USCCA.

Knowledge Retention

We know that several types of communication is best for the retention of information, we use Power point illustrations, Handouts to take home and put your notes on.  The atmosphere is always non-threating, are always open to offer personal experiences, we encourage questions and class discussions. Co-ed classes are our norm, and women only classes are also offered.


Critical Point was developed to help everyone with the knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe handling and use of a firearm.  With this commitment we realize the expense is a consideration in choosing a class.  We offer group rates, at our place or we will come to you, our outdoor range allows us to offer you a lot more training than an indoor range.  We accept Credit cards, Cash or check.  Our gun retails include the cost of ammunition and you may choose several hand guns to see which caliber is best suitable for you.  We also have private classes, renewal, gift certificates, and the range time is included in the price.

Comfortable Environment

Always warm inside, we work in a non-imitating environment, most of our classes are coed, and we give as much individual attention to anyone that needs it.  Our outdoor range is great for different teaching techniques not only for the beginner but for those looking for advance training. Rapid shooting, moving right, moving left, moving to cover are always taught.

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