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About Us

Mike Sieverding lists his accomplishments in firearms.  He has decades of accomplishments.

F.I.E.R.C.E. Training's mission is to offer Firearms Instruction to Every Responsible Citizen Everywhere.   My name is Mike Sieverding, I am the CEO of Sieverding Engineering Enterprises L.L.C. and Chief Instructor of FIERCE Training.  I've been instructing handgun and rifle courses at all levels for 20+ years.  I've been shooting for 35+ years and a competitor in various shooting sports for 20+ years.  I suspect I've taught well over 1000 people in various firearms courses through the years.   If you have any questions about classes email me at or call, 319-629-5559.   Mike Sieverding


Training / Education:

-Mechanical Engineer of 21+ years.


-National Rifle Association, (NRA) Certified Firearms Instructor since 1998.

Disciplines include: Pistol, First Steps Pistol, Rifle, First Steps Rifle, Home Firearm Safety, Personal Protection in the Home,

Certified Range officer


-Previously Law Enforcement qualified in handgun, shotgun & patrol Rifle, 13 years of law enforcement experience as a reserve officer.


-Hawkeye Community College Reserve Police Officer Training, 10 weekend course.


-Taught the Iowa CCW course for most of eastern Iowa before the law changed.


-State of Utah Certified Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor.


-Chapman Academy, Columbia Missouri, Master Level rating achieved in Introduction and Advanced Tactical Pistol Courses.

Both are 3 day courses.


-Lethal Force Institute, Mas Ayoobs LFI 1 & Judicious Use of Lethal Force taken through Midwest Training Academy.


-West Liberty Gun Club, Range Safety Officer.


-Front Sight, 4 day Defensive Handgun Course, Distinguished Graduate.


-1 day Combat Focus Shooting with Rob Pincus.


-Advanced Patrol Tactics, CALIBRE PRESS



-Handgun, rifle, and shotgun shooter for the past 35+ years.


-Law Enforcement experience, 13 years,  aided in department in firearmds

instruction for reserves.


-15+ years IPSC/USPSA and IDPA action pistol shooting competitor and member.


-Glock Factory Certified Armorer, Sig Sauer, and AR-15 armor courses.


-Iowa State Reserve Law Officer Pistol competitor and champion in multiple divisions, multiple years.

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