Instructors | MN Firearms Training

2520 N FERRY STREET • ANOKA, MN • 612-644-8864

MN Firearms Training

Conceal and Carry Permits and Training Classes

  1. Minnesota Multi-State Permit to Carry Class

    July 11 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Minnesota Multi-State Permit to Carry Class

    July 13 at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Minnesota Multi-State Permit to Carry Class

    July 14 at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Instructor Training Class

    July 15 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. DNR Hunter Safety Course (July Session)

    July 15 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Michael J. Briggs

Michael Briggs is an expert in close quarters protection, defensive shooting and firearms tactics with extensive training from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and American Association of Certified Firearms Instructors (AACFI). Mike is also a certified DNR Hunter Safety instructor.

Michael is currently a close protection specialist (bodyguard) contracted by Joyce Meyer Ministries. He has guarded elite clients such as Usher, Justin Bieber, Charlize Theron, Macy Gray, Julianne Hough, Good Charlotte, James J. Hill family, Eric Hutchinson, The First Family of Malaysia and several more.

Not only is Michael a current security operator, he also has a passion for teaching and developing the firearm skills of students and instructors. Michael has extensive experience teaching new students the confidence, skills and responsibility required to safely use a firearm.

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Jennifer Walch

Firearms training should be informative, empowering, and fun. It should not be intimidating. As a firearms instructor, it’s my goal to help you feel comfortable and build confidence as you become a professional with a firearm. I’m committed to training beginning shooters, those who are fearful of firearms and women who want to learn more about self-defense and gun laws.

Jenn instructs Minnesota Permit to Conceal Carry classes and is certified to offer Utah and Florida multi-state certificates. She is also an NRA certified Basic Pistol and Refuse to Be a Victim Instructor.

Jenn is training to become an expert in close quarter defense, combative shooting tactics, and DNR hunter education.

Phelan Rumley

Phelan is a Marine Corps Reconnaissance veteran who is passionate about firearms education. While in the Marines, he was trained as a Foreign Weapons Instructor. He taught individuals at all skill levels, from California to South America, how to become more proficient with their weapon systems. Phelan strongly encourages all shooters to master the basics. He teaches gun owners how to confidently handle firearms safely and shoot more accurately. Elite Marines trained him. Trust him to train you.