Matthew Schlueter

 Instructor Bio: 

Matt is a NRA Chief Range Officer & Certified NRA Firearms Instructor located in Sioux Falls,   SD. Matt’s goal is to provide the best instruction possible for those who attend the South Dakota Enhanced Permit to Carry Concealed Classes or any other training they may attend. Matt Schlueter is a retired Deputy Sheriff from South   Dakota with years of experience in law enforcement, and held the position of  Firearms Instructor and DARE officer with the Sheriff’s Office he worked at till his  retirement. Matt owns and operates his Firearms Training Company in the Sioux Falls, SD area.

  Matt holds the following:

 NRA Instructor Certifications:

 Additional NRA Certifications:

  • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer
  • NRA Approved Club Leader

 Western Dakota Technical Institute, Rapid City, SD: 

  • Associates of Applied Science Degree in Law Enforcement Technology

 South Dakota Department of Criminal Investigation:

 Fridstrom Firearms Instruction:

  • MN Personal Protection Act Approved Instructor - 2012/2019

Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification:

  • Utah Concealed Firearms Permit Instructor - 2014/2018

South Dakota DCI Law Enforcement Training: 

  • Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor -  Handgun/Shotgun Certification
    • Center Mass Firearms Instructors (Pistol/Shotgun) Certification
  • Instructor Development Certification
  • DARE Officer Instructor Certification 
  • Rapid Deployment to High Risk
  • Conducting Complete Traffic Stops
  • Interviews & Interrogations 
  • FBI Law Enforcement Officer Killed & Assaulted Training
  • Glock Armorer
  • SD DCI Law Enforcement Basic Certification 106th session

Other Law Enforcement Training:

  • Minnehaha County Police Reserves Certification
  •  South Dakota State Penitentiary Correctional Officer Certification
  • Prairie Correctional Facility Correctional Officer Certification
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic


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Our Company at a Glance:

Our company was founded with the belief law abiding citizens who are wanting to attend firearms training should be able to have it available in South Dakota from reputable certified instructors at an affordable price.  

​Our current class schedule has multiple classes available with the opportunities to schedule an alternate dates for your family or group to fit your schedule.  

Schlueter Firearms Instructors bring with them: 

  • Experienced instructors with real life experience. 
  • Certified NRA Firearms Instructors
  • Insured Firearms Instructors
  • Friendly, Helpful, and Knowledgeable Staff
  • Being able to provide Safety tips for you and your family.
  • Discounts when you bundle Classes

Ranges we have conducted classes  at:

Beresford Gun Club

101 3rd St.

Beresford, SD

Davison Shooting Club

3260 W Havens
Mitchell, SD 57301

Dell Rapids Sportsmen's Club
​​24693 Dells Dr.
Dell Rapids, SD 57022

Garys Gun Shop

905 W 41st St

Sioux Falls, SD 57105


Hunters Pointe Shooting Club
45743 260th Street
Humboldt, SD 57035

Outdoor Adventure Center of South Dakota

2810 S. 22nd Ave South,

Brookings, SD 57006


Phone: 1-605-360-5734