Upcoming events

Upcoming events

    • 12/05/2020
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 12/06/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EST)

    This 2-day course prepares individuals to oversee safe shooting activities and includes the following topics:

    MA Gun Law for the Range Safety Officer,

    Introduction to the NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course

    The Role of the Range Safety Officer & Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

    Range Inspection and Range Rules

    Range Safety Briefing

    Emergency Procedures

    Firearm Stoppages & Malfunctions

    Various Live Fire Exercises and Demonstrations

    • 01/17/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • 171 Lincoln St. Lowell MA 01852 Lowell, MA
    • 10


    This 4-hour concealed handgun seminar is designed for individuals who are currently carrying a concealed firearm or those who are considering firearms for self-defense. This course will be taught by Attorney Lisa Steele Esq. and Jon Green. Lisa Steele is an AWARE Board Member and an appellate attorney who practices in both Massachusetts and Connecticut.  She has special interest in, and expertise in, lethal force issues. She has written briefs for lawyers (“Defending the Self-Defense Case”) and articles for the public (“Owning and Carrying Non-Firearm Weapons”).  Lisa organized an AWARE class on Courtroom Survival.  She is co-chair of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Forensic Evidence Committee.  Jon Green is GOAL’s Director of Education and Training and Owner of Range Success. He has over 20 years as a full time firearms instructor and curriculum author. 

    Topics include:

    • Lawful use of deadly force and its aftermath
    • Concealment methods & carry option for different environments
    • Mace, pepper spray, Kubotan, and other less than lethal force tools
    • Product overview: guns, holsters, ammunition, and other essentials
    • Training resources and references
    • Question and answer period

    • 05/21/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Worcester Pistol & Rifle Club

    Description: GOAL is pleased to offer an introductory course for the shooting sport of IDPA. The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters. It was founded in 1996 as a response to the desires of shooters worldwide. Participants will be provided with a strong foundation of skills and knowledge used in the sport of International Defensive Pistol competition with both classroom and live fire exercises.


    Participants are required to have the following:


    • Centerfire revolver or semi-automatic handgun 9mm or larger
    • A plastic or leather strong side belt mounted holster. Avoid retention straps and snaps
    • Belt mounted double magazine or speedloader holder. Avoid retention straps and snaps
    • 3 magazines or speedloaders minimum
    • 200 rounds of ammunition
    • A vest or shirt that covers the holstered gun
    • Eye & ear protection
    • Baseball cap
    • Brown bag lunch (optional)


    Please contact Jon Green with additional questions. Visit www.IDPA.com to learn more about equipment and competing successfully in IDPA matches.

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