Family 1st Defense is firearms training company located in Southwest Michigan, serving customers in Kalamazoo, Portage, Mattawan, Schoolcraft, Vicksburg, and the surrounding area.
We do NOT offer concealed pistol license (CPL) classes that are open to the general public.
We DO offer:
- Michigan CPL classes, by appointment only, for private groups of friends, family members, neighbors, church security teams, etc.
- Private, one-on-one classes for individuals who already hold a Michigan CPL and need to meet the 3-hour training requirement for their 5-year renewal.
- Private, one-on-one basic pistol training that teaches safety, basic technique and routine maintenance.
Family 1st Defense is certified by the Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO). We are authorized to offer classes to customers in Kalamazoo and surrounding communities.
Students can count on plain-spoken training, without the intimidating acronyms and jargon. Our classes present straightforward instruction to demystify firearms and encourage questions. We want you to leave our classes feeling confident, empowered, and ready to take your training to the next level.