For questions or to book private events at the Black Rain Ordnance Shooter Development Institute, please call 888-836-2620 or email

The Shooter Development Institute is the official training division of Black Rain Ordnance, offering classes for all skill levels from total beginners to elite military and law enforcement operators. Our instructors are MO P.O.S.T. certified to teach civilian and Law Enforcement classes, and we will ensure that you know how to operate your weapon system safely and effectively. 

We have worked to establish SDI as the premier training institute in the Mid-West where civilians, law enforcement officers, and military members can train and develop new skills while in a fun and safe environment. We firmly believe that all firearms owners should know how to operate their firearms effectively, safely, and responsibly.


If you have scheduled a training that ends up not working for your schedule and you need to reschedule or cancel, please contact our training staff as soon as possible. Students may reschedule & receive credit towards another training opportunity within the same calendar year with approval from Black Rain Ordnance.

For any cancellations received more than 3 weeks ahead of the scheduled training, a 50% refund will be offered. If cancelling less than 3 weeks from the scheduled training, no refund will be offered.


In this day-long course, you will work alongside Black Rain Ordnance instructors to build your very own Black Rain Ordnance rile, choosing from a variety of options to make yours a one-of-a-kind rifle.


Offers the most advanced feature set available for interactive Use-of-Force and Crisis Management Training on the market today. In addition to hundreds of high-impact contemporary training scenarios, an extensive library of interactive graphics-based firearm drills and exercises is included, featuring MILO’s simple Course of Fire creator and Marksmanship drills.


The VIP Experience at Black Rain Ordnance is a one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive event, tailored specifically for your group. Enjoy a trip to the Black Rain facilities, stay at the Black Rain house, and enjoy a customized training curriculum! 

Nightly accommodations at the Black Rain house

Classic Black Rain ambiance throughout the home, along with shuffleboard and billiards, a full kitchen, a firepit, and plenty of room for you and your friends to relax.

Walk-through tour of the Black Rain Manufacturing facilities

See where the Black Rain Ordnance rifles are made, from raw material to the finished firearm.

Custom-built training curriculum

Our team of instructors will put together a custom curriculum specifically tailored to the skill level of your group, whether it be beginner, or highly advanced.

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