Firearms Training in Annapolis, Maryland

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Fortress Training offers premier Firearms Training in Annapolis, Maryland. As a trusted provider since 2013, we deliver high-quality education tailored for all skill levels. Our comprehensive training programs are designed to meet and exceed state requirements while fostering responsible and proficient firearms handling.

We are dedicated to equipping our clients with the skills and confidence essential for responsible firearm use. Come to Annapolis for top-notch training programs emphasizing real-world applications and stringent safety protocols. Experience the unparalleled focus on safety and education with us.

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Why Trust Fortress training

Since 2013, we have been dedicated to providing top-notch firearms and safety education. Our seasoned instructors offer various programs, from tactical pistol instruction to less-than-lethal certification.

We ensure our clients exceed state requirements through rigorous and tailored training. We focus on fostering a culture of responsible firearms handling, and our training builds confidence and competence in our clients’ abilities.

Committed to excellence, we prioritize safety and skill development, ensuring that each participant thoroughly understands firearm use—Trust Fortress Training to guide you in becoming a proficient and responsible firearm handler.

Wear and Carry Permit Training in Annapolis, Maryland

Fortress Training proudly presents our Wear and Carry Permit Training in Annapolis, Maryland. This two-day course is meticulously crafted to provide foundational and advanced firearm training tailored to Maryland’s legal standards.

Participants engage in in-depth classroom discussions on state gun laws and safety practices, followed by practical training options, including scenario-based off-range exercises and precise live fire sessions on range. Our training instills confidence and ensures responsible firearm handling and carrying.

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Our Firearms Training Services

Maryland Wear and Carry Training focuses on real-world scenarios and advanced safety measures. For those needing to renew their permits, Maryland Wear and Carry Renewal offers four training formats, including online options, to ensure compliance with state regulations.

The Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) program provides comprehensive coverage of firearm safety, state laws, and basic handling.

Our Tactical and Advanced Pistol Instruction enhances tactical skills with advanced shooting techniques and scenario-based training.

Finally, the Less Than Lethal Certification course covers non-lethal self-defense options and situational awareness.

Our core training includes:

Maryland Wear and Carry Training

MDWC Renewals

Maryland HQL

Tactical and Advanced Pistol Instruction

Less than Lethal Certification

Other Non-Resident Carry Training

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Meet Our Founder

John Finnessy

John has taught over 20,000 students in one area of focus: the handgun. He does not offer multiple aspects of firearms training. His sole focus is tactically responsive shooting and getting you home, not to the morgue or prison cell.

It is for this reason not only civilians but also individual law enforcement professionals and various federal agencies have turned to John when it comes to using a firearm.

Whether you are new to firearms or need to take your skills to a higher level, John offers training methods and concepts you will not find elsewhere because his focus is beyond just focusing on the gun, but you as an individual and your relationship to the firearm producing a far greater result than stand single focused firearms training.

He truly takes handgun training to the next level.

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Exploring Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis offers a rich historical experience with its colonial architecture and landmarks. The city’s waterfronts and dedicated boating community are the two major tourist attractions among all the sites and activities.

Moreover, the city is home to the United States Naval Academy, which adds to its well-known maritime heritage.

The city also hosts numerous cultural events, festivals, and even a thriving arts scene. Here, visitors can enjoy a variety of dining and shopping options along the charming streets. The combination of historical significance and modern attractions makes Annapolis a unique destination. Exploring this city immerses you in history while enjoying contemporary amenities and activities.

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Answers to Your Questions

Fortress Training offers various courses, including Wear-and-Carry Training, HQL, Tactical and Advanced Pistol Instruction, Less-than-Lethal Certification, and Non-Resident Carry Training.

Our instructors are seasoned professionals with extensive firearms training and safety education backgrounds.

The course meets and exceeds state requirements, focusing on real-world scenarios and advanced safety measures.

Fortress Training offers online courses for specific certifications, providing flexibility for those with busy schedules or who prefer remote learning.

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We're happy to answer any questions you might have before or after you enroll. Just give us a call!

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