- IDPA, USPSA, IPSC, and NRA National Classifications
- International Practical Shooting Confederation Safety Officer
- International Defensive Pistol Association
- Safety Officer
- Minnesota DNR Instructor
- NRA Pistol, Rifle, Personal Protection
- NRA Range Safety Officer
- 4H shooting sports certified
- USMC Marksmanship Coach
- USMC Anti-Terrorist team
- USMC Less-Lethal Training
- USMC 4th Award Rifle and Pistol Expert
- USJA Black Belt Judo, Class 3 Jujitsu
- Blackwater advanced shooting courses
- Student of LtCol Dave Grossman
- Student of Blandin Leadership and Spitfire Strategies
- Member MN Juvenile Officers Association
- Member Marine corps League
- Member National Shooting Sports Foundation
- Member USA Judo Assoc.
Conley Janssen has been shooting since age 5 and involved in shooting sports since age 14. Over the course of those 40+ years he has developed a great respect for education in firearms safety and use. With experience in many types of shooting sports, he decided to move towards helping shooters be safe and effective. During his service in the United States Marines he was rifle and pistol Expert qualified and marksmanship coach. He also has special weapons and tactics, aggressor actor and advanced tactical training. He holds certification to teach Minnesota DNR hunters safety, many NRA shooting courses, Minnesota Pistol permit classes and 4H shooting sports and wildlife. He has advanced shooting skills training at Blackwater and United States Marine Corps.
As a competitive shooter, Janssen has on a national level with International Defensive Pistol Assoc, United States Practical Shooting Assoc, and International Practical Shooting Confederation. He has competed in high level service rifle, bullseye pistol, combat three gun and steel challenge shooting matches. He is ranked as a four gun expert in practical pistol shooting.
Janssen is a certified Range safety officer, Youth program director, Action pistol officer and Chief Instructor for Itasca Gun Club and Range. Itasca Gun Club has rifle targets to 300 meters with covered concrete firing benches, a 50 meter outside covered pistol range, and an indoor classroom and 50 foot pistol range. Itasca Gun Club offers many shooting experiences and training for both novice and advanced firearms users. It is used by all local law enforcement, federal and recreational groups for training purposes and has hosted Olympic medal winners.
Conley Janssen also has extensive training in arctic and cold weather survival. He was an Arctic survival instructor in the Marine corps and has trained in places such as Iceland, Norway and many northern training bases in the United States. Classes can be custom tailored for groups or individuals and can be for emergency short term survival, recreation winter camping, or long term survival plans. These classes are best taught in the winter.