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Ak44
01-17-10, 03:36
Any plans for any courses in Maryland or Northern VA this year?

SIGguy229
01-18-10, 12:33
+1....second on a course in VA....

JeepDriver
01-18-10, 13:54
Very interested in either Carbine or Handgun classes.

Tzoid
01-23-10, 21:44
Maryland or Virginia would be nice....

I'm in..

Ghostface03
01-26-10, 01:11
Me too!

Ak44
01-26-10, 03:10
Where could it be hosted? I think we should square something away that way we have something we could present to whoever we have to talk to get this thing rolling..

motoduck
01-26-10, 07:10
I could be interested.

JeepDriver
01-26-10, 07:27
Where could it be hosted? I think we should square something away that way we have something we could present to whoever we have to talk to get this thing rolling..

Thurmont may work, I'm not a member there yet (this spring hopefully).

They have IPSC and IDPA there all the time. I've also shot a 3 gun there. They have one large bay that would work for a class.

novashooter
01-26-10, 12:57
Myself and three of my co-workers would sign up for a pistol course with them.

Ak44
01-26-10, 13:57
According to the website, a minimum of 18seats are required to be filled. What class would you guys be more interested in? I would really like a handgun course but wouldn't mind a carbine course either...

We should get a realistic list of people serious about a course, figure out a range, and a date. Thurmont is a suggestion, anyone else have places where we could host this? 50yd minimum is required for the carbine course.

JeepDriver
01-26-10, 15:23
Date wise, I have to do it between April and October. Winter is a no go for me due to work.

I would prefer handgun, however I'm in for which ever one we can arrange. If we can arrange a one day handgun and one day carbine that would be optimal.

I don't want to pay a $100 a day range fee, but I understand that some range fee may be required.

micktaco
01-26-10, 19:40
This Guy!!! Northern VA or MD either would work for me!

Vinh
01-26-10, 20:27
I'd be interested in a weekend pistol class. Took their carbine 2 class last summer somewhere in northern Virginia, which I would definitely take again, but my focus is pistol stuff.

Bulldog1967
01-26-10, 22:35
I'm in.

toddxtyboy
01-27-10, 00:46
i'm in

motoduck
01-27-10, 07:29
Carbine would be my preference but I would take a pistol class. I know of at least one other person who would would take a class. I would attend anything hosted within 2 hours of the Washinton, DC area.

Sproggy
01-27-10, 09:16
Im in for a Handgun course!

epf
01-27-10, 09:34
In for pistol. Did Carbine in NOVA last summer and it was great. I dont think there will be an issue filling slots

glock_forty5
01-28-10, 18:05
I would be interested in handgun. Thurmount would be a good venue for handgun but not carbine, the action bays are only 25 yards deep.

CoryCop25
01-28-10, 18:08
There have not been many Magpul classes in the Northeast so any or a combination of classes would have a good turnout. I would be in for a carbine II and a handgun class.

glock_forty5
01-28-10, 19:02
In for pistol. Did Carbine in NOVA last summer and it was great. I dont think there will be an issue filling slots

I was at that course! Costa does a good show with the light saber iPhone. HA!

Mark71
01-28-10, 19:12
Im in for a Handgun course!

Same here. I would make the drive for a handgun course.

JeepDriver
01-28-10, 22:09
Looks like there is no problem filling the class :D

Now how to get it set up.

m4fun
01-29-10, 20:21
Count me in as well. Missed out last year - dont want to do that again.

Chris Rhines
01-29-10, 22:06
I'd be interested more in a carbine course, but a handgun course would be cool as well.

-C

JeepDriver
01-30-10, 11:03
If we narrow this down to a 2day Pistol class. Maybe at the end of August or October who is seriously interested ?

GermanSynergy
01-30-10, 11:43
If we narrow this down to a 2day Pistol class. Maybe at the end of August or October who is seriously interested ?

I'm in.

motoduck
01-30-10, 11:44
Yes still interested. How are you going to make this happen? Tell Magpul we have a guranteed x number of students and a facility can you come and teach a class?

Tzoid
01-30-10, 11:53
I'm in as long as the dates work

JeepDriver
01-30-10, 19:43
Yes still interested. How are you going to make this happen? Tell Magpul we have a guaranteed x number of students and a facility can you come and teach a class?

Still working on it. It's in the very early stages.

We're waiting to hear back from magpul currently
, as well as verifying the range and getting dates finalized.

Chris Rhines
01-30-10, 19:55
Still interested...

-C

Ak44
01-30-10, 20:03
We need to find a range. Something we can have for the two days without costing an arm and a leg. The range I shoot at (Gilbert's Indoor Range) is asking for $200 an hour for the pistol side of the range (F THAT).

JSantoro
01-30-10, 20:49
See what Range 82 has to say. Stafford/Quantico area.

http://www.range82.com/

Erk1015
01-31-10, 20:06
Hope I'm not too late, I'm down for a handgun course.

motoduck
02-01-10, 12:02
JeepDriver,

What ranges are you considering?

m4fun
02-04-10, 01:07
I tell ya - I would take pistol or carbine(lean toward the latter) and would go for anything in the immediate area as travel is key for me in my situation.

Ak44
02-04-10, 02:08
JeepDriver,

What ranges are you considering?

Thurmont is our hope..:)

JeepDriver
02-10-10, 20:27
Magpul is booked until 2011. I'm going to meet up with a friend and try to narrow down a time in 2011 to book a class. We need to get the club schedule and work around that.

Mark71
02-10-10, 20:37
Magpul is booked until 2011. I'm going to meet up with a friend and try to narrow down a time in 2011 to book a class. We need to get the club schedule and work around that.

If you are able to get things squared away please let us know on here. There should be no issues filling the class.

Thanks

motoduck
02-11-10, 06:05
Thanks Jeepdriver, I would still like to participate in a 2011 class.

Ak44
02-11-10, 06:48
Oh well worth a try. Thanks Jeep! I look forward to seeing a thread/post in 2011 haha :cool:

d90king
02-11-10, 09:24
Just let me know when and where to send a check.;) A 3 day Carbine/Pistol class would be tits...

Grimlock
02-15-10, 14:16
I'm trying to get a carbine course offered about 60 minutes west of DC. I'm waiting to hear back from the instructors next month. Class would be for 10-12 students. Not sure on price as this would be their first civilian class ( all others are for federal or military ). I'll post more details as they emerge.

GermanSynergy
02-15-10, 15:25
Grimlock,
Do keep us posted. :) I'm in for any carbine training...

javentre
02-15-10, 15:36
I'm in as well.

novashooter
02-15-10, 22:06
I'm trying to get a carbine course offered about 60 minutes west of DC. I'm waiting to hear back from the instructors next month. Class would be for 10-12 students. Not sure on price as this would be their first civilian class ( all others are for federal or military ). I'll post more details as they emerge.


Magpul Instructors? If not who? I would be interested that close to DC.

Grimlock
02-16-10, 07:31
Magpul Instructors? If not who? I would be interested that close to DC.

I called back to make sure that one of the instructors was a magpul instructor ( previously was told to me by office staff that one was) . Turns outs she made a mistake and they are not Magpul instructors. I apologize for jumping the gun and will post in the other training section. They are still looking into having a civilian carbine course for this spring ( currently only Federal law enforcement and military.)

BSR is the company and located in Summit point WV.

pofboom
02-18-10, 07:29
i am in for a carbine and pistol class

DVDADM
02-23-10, 09:28
+1 if this ever happens

ShortyB
04-27-10, 21:17
Have you checked out Pat Goodale at PFT in West Virginia. May be our best option close to the DC Beltway.

http://www.pgpft.com/Current_PFT_Sked_DateAndClass.htm

I have trained at Pat's facility several times. The range consists of several seperate ranges to include movers, steel and a shoot house.

The above link is Pat's schedule. He has a few open pistol and carbine classes this year. If he has an open weekend and there is enough interest we can have a private M4 Carbine class. I would be willing to coordinate if needed.

Feel free to contact me direct if you have any questions.

link to past AAR with pics of range
http://m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=40936

ntvtxngop
05-04-10, 09:12
...JUST to say, I'm in for a potential Dynamic Handgun class in the MD/VA area.

gunboy3
05-21-10, 10:27
http://www.fpftraining.com/courses.html

I just signed up for John Murphy's handgun course in Culpeper this Sunday. I will try and post an AAR

javentre
05-21-10, 10:28
I'll be there as well.

GermanSynergy
05-21-10, 11:17
See you guys Sunday.

RANGER12
05-29-10, 00:30
I would love to take either Crabine or Designated defensive marksman. There's a huge range on the eastern shore of Maryland that's hardly anyone knows about.

110JBP
06-04-10, 20:47
New guy here - I need carbine training in a bad way, and I'm in the NOVA area. A local Magpul course would be awesome.

VirginiaTactical
06-05-10, 09:32
Pat Rogers who is the owner of EAG tactical does rifle courses in the VA/MD area at culpeper. He is actually doing a course this weekend.

Pat is a solid instructor and has killed more people with his carbine than swine flu. He is a vietnam vet (Marines), and NYC Swat guy. You can find his course schedule at http://www.eagtactical.com/. Looks like he has a carbine course coming up 25-26 September at Culpeper.

John Murphy from FPF Training does rifle course in the area as well as pistol courses. www.fpftraining.com.

We also do courses on dynamic handgun we have an upcoming course July 10-11. We use the same range as Pat and John in Culpeper. Our website is still under construction but you can check out our next course anouncement at https://www.m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=55388

Pat and John provide excellent courses if you are looking for a carbine course or handgun course from John!

JSGlock34
06-05-10, 14:46
Pat Rogers who is the owner of EAG tactical does rifle courses in the VA/MD area at culpeper. He is actually doing a course this weekend.

Pat is a solid instructor and has killed more people with his carbine than swine flu. He is a vietnam vet (Marines), and NYC Swat guy. You can find his course schedule at http://www.eagtactical.com/. Looks like he has a carbine course coming up 25-26 September at Culpeper.
]https://www.m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=55388

Pat and John provide excellent courses if you are looking for a carbine course or handgun course from John!

I saw the EAG Basic Carbine Course for Culpeper; I'd be interested if EAG's Carbine Operators Course or a more advanced carbine class was offered.

MSP "Sarge"
06-06-10, 20:30
Ranger12

Where is that range? I also heard but have yet to find it. Sudlersville?

Gary

beastfrog
06-07-10, 15:48
Where is that range? I also heard but have yet to find it. Sudlersville?


Poke around at John Murphy's website.

GermanSynergy
06-07-10, 17:20
I can vouch for John Murphy. Been training with him for years. John is GTG.

VirginiaTactical
07-06-10, 00:28
Just a reminder for any folks who live in VA/MD, we have a course september 18-19th. Check it out at www.virginia-tactical.com. Last course of the year.

There are some AARs written on it as well in the training section. We do an intermediate to high level pistol course. The number of students is never more than 8, and we have 2 instructors for each class.

We focus on building accuracy at high levels of speed in order to stop a threat or multiple threats while surviving the gunfight.

send me a message if you are interested in attending!

You can also check out info about us on our website.

VirginiaTactical
07-06-10, 00:28
I can vouch for John Murphy. Been training with him for years. John is GTG.

+1 on Murphy

Ak44
10-09-10, 20:23
I still havent given up..I'm looking for a facility to host a class. Ideally I'd like to get a magpul course scheduled. I'm poking around to get some potential ranges that will host.

Ak44
10-09-10, 20:44
What is the range called in Culpeper? I'm looking at a range called Range 82...looks interesting.

chillindrdude
11-25-10, 09:42
i'm looking to get trained up. finally got time from work to get back into it. any courses in NOV 2010-Feb 2011 time frame?

Tzoid
11-25-10, 10:16
Call Tom and see what he as going on.

http://www.ccjatraining.com/

cgcorrea
11-25-10, 10:35
I just signed up for a Redback One 2-day pistol/carbine course scheduled for January in VA beach. This will be my first time going to a course(outside of the military)so I'm pretty excited.

krm375
02-07-11, 08:05
Check out Grey Group training, they have set up some classes at the C2 shooting center in Virginia and US Training Center in northern NC, with Jason Falla, Kyle Defoor, and Larry Vickers

krm375
03-23-11, 13:47
I am taking at training course at USTC the 25th -29th of APR the Carbine operator course if anyone is interested.

Wake27
12-23-11, 23:46
Sorry about digging up an old thread, but Hatfield's Gunsmithing (Manassas) looks like they do some courses now. I think they take them to the Fairfax Rod and Gun Club.

jc000
12-30-11, 01:34
Sorry about digging up an old thread, but Hatfield's Gunsmithing (Manassas) looks like they do some courses now. I think they take them to the Fairfax Rod and Gun Club.

I was going to mention this, but wanted to refrain as I do not have direct experience with the Hatfield's (or ANY) training classes.

I did want to say that I do know the lead instructor well, having trained with him for a few years, and I can say that in my experience his approach to teaching is very well thought out and organized. I know that he has solid credentials and would encourage folks looking for a local option to consider these Hatfield's classes.

They have held basic and advanced carbine and pistol courses, and will probably add tactical shotgun for 2012.

Wake27
01-02-12, 20:25
Also Grey Group now has some courses in South Hill, VA. I think they have 3 scheduled right now.

Jason Falla
01-03-12, 10:37
Redback One can provide you guys with training in the Northern VA/MD area. We would need a minimum of 15 shooters for a successful course and can provide instruction in either pistol, carbine or shotgun.

Shoot me a PM if your interested in getting something going in your Region.

I am happy to field any questions regarding our training here in this sub-forum.

Thanks,

Littlelebowski
01-03-12, 12:21
Bronze Star awarded moderator Failure2Stop has a 2 day carbine class within easy driving distance of NoVA on February 25th and 26th as detailed here ((http://creativepromotionalmarketing.com/showthread.php?t=95765)).

Wake27
01-03-12, 12:30
I'm very interested in just about any class, but I can't quite be counted on for being able to attend yet. I'm only available during the summer really, and am still waiting to see what the Army wants me to do and when this summer. If things start to get going then hopefully I'll be able to make one work, or once I know my schedule then hopefully I can throw my name in.

JSGlock34
01-03-12, 19:43
Having looked into hosting a course in the past, I've found that the main difficulty in scheduling a course in the Washington DC area is venue. Many of the ranges have training contracts with the federal government and charge rates that private users find exorbitant. Most students don't want to pay a $200 range fee (per day) on top of the course tuition.

Thankfully there are options - and Culpepper in particular has emerged as a location within reasonable driving distance where typically there are a number of quality classes offered each year. However, it is difficult to arrange a course for visiting 'out-of-town' instructors without the range costs becoming prohibitive.

Failure2Stop
08-14-12, 20:24
Quick heads up, slots are still available for our August 24-26 class.
https://www.m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=106532

Ak44
08-30-12, 20:33
Working on getting Haley Strategic, RedBack One, and EAG Tactical to run a course in the Fredrick, MD area....working on logistics with a private range. Will update when I have something solid :)

JSGlock34
09-24-12, 22:30
Working on getting Haley Strategic, RedBack One, and EAG Tactical to run a course in the Fredrick, MD area....working on logistics with a private range. Will update when I have something solid :)

Any updates? (Wishing you much luck in this endeavor.) The hard part with this region seems to be the exorbitant price of range fees.

Ak44
10-07-12, 19:34
Any updates? (Wishing you much luck in this endeavor.) The hard part with this region seems to be the exorbitant price of range fees.

Waiting to hear back from my Friend who is getting things setup with the above mentioned Companies. Exorbitant range fees do make things harder...but luckily it is a privately owned range that is not a Shooting Club or a Range opened to the Public. :D

Again, I will update when I have something solid with dates set in stone. More than likely the classes will be 2013 in the Spring and Summer Months in Maryland.

Ak44
11-06-12, 16:43
Redback One has updated their 2013 schedule, June in Thurmont, MD :D

Ak44
11-09-12, 17:12
Haley Strategic In Thurmont, MD May & Aug next year :)

JSGlock34
11-09-12, 17:15
Good news!

TheJRK
05-31-13, 19:29
Redback One in VA in October 2013.

Also check out FPF Training here in VA. Lots of classes... I've taken two so far (handgun and rifle), and they are great for beginners.

Steve
06-01-13, 00:21
Magpul in August in wv about 1.5 hours out of va

JSantoro
06-03-13, 00:52
Gonna be @ H1 with a friend, doing what I can to also attend H2. Very much looking forward to it...

Mudpie1313
08-24-13, 17:04
Since this is my first post I would like to say that I am not affiliated in any way except having participated in training there. You Va. an Md. guys should check out Echo Valley Training Center. 20 min from Winchester with multiple training agencies. The website has a schedule and what the courses are.