Training at Manchester Firing line

MFL offers a wide array of training for shooters at all levels. Starting from those who have never held a firearm before, to advanced shooters and the Armed Professional. We offer Walk-In Basic Private Instruction with our trained Range Safety Officers at any time.

Our instructors and Range Staff adhere to the highest standards of safety while educating our students. Our instructors have a lifetime of experience and training from their backgrounds in Education, Military and Law Enforcement. Instruction is delivered to our customers in a manner that is enjoyable and educational without arrogance or condescension.


If you are new to shooting and are wondering what class to start with, we recommend the MFL Basic Pistol or Personal Protection in the Home class.


Intro to Gun Ownership Seminar
Prerequisites:

None

Certificate:

None

There is no-live fire in this seminar.

Seminar Description:

This is a free 2 Hour seminar that is open to the public that is offered one day a month. The Seminar covers general knowledge regarding firearm safety, safe and legal transport and storage, MFL Range etiquette, ways to practice and some basics on the laws regarding firearms. Students also have the opportunity to bring in their own firearm if they have questions about its features or operation.

The Seminar will be held at new classroom at the Range on Brown Ave.


MFL Basic Pistol Course
Prerequisites:

None

Certificate:

MFL Certificate of Completion

There is 2 hours of live-fire on the range in this class.

Course Description:

This course covers Firearm Safety and the Shooting Fundamentals to get the student safely and comfortably enjoying this sport. We will cover the different types of handguns and their features. Handgun administration will include Loading and unloading as well as and general familiarity with handguns and their operation. We will also cover how to select the best handgun for your specific needs.


NRA Personal Protection in the Home
Prerequisites:

None

Certificate:

NRA PPITH Certificate / Massachusetts State Police Certificate of Course Completion for LTC

There is 3 hours of live-fire on the range in this class.

Course Description:

This 11 hour NRA class is the first of the two part series of classes from the National Rifle Association. This class introduces knowledge and skills for using a firearm for self-defense. This class is for the new Shooter, as well as the experienced Shooter, who seeks information on proper shooting and self-defense as well as the legal aspects of using a firearm in a self-defense situation.


NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
Prerequisites:

NRA PPITH Class

Certificate:

NRA Basic/Advanced PPOTH Certificates

There is 6 hours of live-fire on the range in this class.

Course Description:

This 14 hour NRA class is the second of the two part series of classes from the National Rifle Association. This class advances knowledge and skills for using a firearm for self-defense. This class goes to the next level on lawful use of a firearm in self-defense established by the PPITH class. This class covers drawing from concealment, use of cover, retention shooting, dynamic movement, physical and psychological impact of an attack.


Practical Handgun Clinic
Prerequisites:

MFL BP or PPITH or similar class by a certified instructor

Certificate:

MFL 16 hour Certificate after completing 4 PHC clinics

There is 4 hours of live-fire on the range in this class.

Course Description:

This 4 hour clinic is all range time, where our time is spent building skills with the student's handgun. This clinic covers firearm safety, critiquing the fundamentals, drawing from a holster, reloading, malfunction-clearing and engaging reactive targets.


Advanced Practical Handgun Clinic
Prerequisites:

MFL PHC or similar class by a certified instructor.

Certificate:

MFL 16 hour Certificate after completing 4 AHC clinics

There is 4 hours of live-fire on the range in this class.

Course Description:

This 4 hour clinic adds to the skill set of the PHC and adds stress-management to the process of using your firearm safely, responsibly and effectively.


MFL Residential Rifle Clinic
Prerequisites:

None

Certificate:

MFL 16 hour Certificate after completing 4 RRC clinics

There is 4 hours of live-fire on the range in this class.

Course Description:

This 4 hour clinic is all range time working with your AR-15 tactical rifle for realistic urban environment. We will cover sight adjustment, calculating, offset, safety administration, moving and shooting, team tactics and communication. Optics and slings recommended but not required. .



Private Firearm Lessons / Instruction
Prerequisites:

Open to All: New shooters starting out have four options.

  • Take our MFL Basic Pistol Class
  • Take our Personal Protection in the Home class

-- Or --

  • Take a Private lesson with the Range Staff
  • Take a Private lesson with the Instructor

Private lessons with our Instructor

are offered to those individuals who feel their security is at risk, or are a professional who needs help in meeting are in particular performance level, or have already been a student of one of our classes and seek to expand beyond the scope of what we offer in our other classes.

Private lessons with our Range Staff

are open to everyone who wants that one-on-one help on the firing line.


NH Firearms Certification / LEOSA Class
Certificate:

Students, upon passing the qualifier, will receive a completed Firearms Proficiency Certification Form

Course Description:

As per NH RSA 106-F:8c, all State Armed Guards / Private Investigators are required to attend 4 hours of instruction to include firearms techniques and safety, laws on the use of deadly force, and the moral and ethical use of force. They must also pass the State Firearms Proficiency live fire test.