MFL Basic Rifle Course
Course Dates

June 27th - Thursday (6 PM optional) 7 PM to 9 PM *seats available*

July 25th - Thursday (6 PM optional) 7 PM to 9 PM *seats available*

August 29th - Thursday (6 PM optional) 7 PM to 9 PM *seats available*

Course Fee:

$100 per person. Cash or credit card (no checks) .

Course Certificate:


Course Description:

This course covers Rifle Safety and the Shooting Fundamentals to get the student safely and comfortably enjoying the sport of rifle shooting. We will cover the different types of rifles and their features. Rifle administration will include loading and unloading as well as and general familiarity with various rifles and their operation. We will cover sighting-in your rifle for both iron sights and optics. The frequency of this class is based on student interest. Students are not required to have a rifle, as MFL has limited number of rifles available to rent. Those with rifle should bring their rifles in a case to class. Students should bring notebook and pen, and a snack if you like.

The first hour will cover cleaning a AR rifle and going over its features and operation, this is optional for students to attend. If rifle shooting/owning is new to the student, this portion of the class is highly recommended..

This course includes 1 hour of range time instruction with students' own firearm or MFL rented firearms (rental fee is an additional cost)- targets, eye and hearing protection are included at no cost. MFL Range ammunition is required for rentals at an additional cost. If you are bringing your own rifle, you may also bring your own ammo. Students will shoot about 100 rounds each. You will shoot during the 3rd hour. All rifles and braced-pistols are welcome in this class.

Seminar Instructor:

Thomas Brown is a Senior Tactical Firearms Instructor with the New Hampshire Tactical Arts Group, a Lethal Force Instructor for New Hampshire, a Massachusetts State Firearms Instructor, an NRA Law Enforcement Instructor, a LEOSA Instructor, USCCA Instructor, a Force-on-force Law Enforcement Instructor, Patrol Rifle Instructor, a defensive knife Instructor and a Chief Range Safety Officer. His training includes courses from Lethal Force Institute, Defense Training International, Calibre Press, Combative Concepts, Personal Security Institute, Sig Academy (LE Instructor) and Simunitions. Thomas Brown has also appeared in court as an expert witness in the areas of firearms, safety and training, and is a Graduate of the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program. He is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI) and the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors & Armorers Association (MLEFIAA). He can be reached at

Contact Information:

E-mail the instructor, Thomas Brown, at for more information or click register to enroll for a class.