I am seriously thinking of taking one of Massad Ayoobs introductory courses in september. It shows on his website that each year he makes his way around the country teaching courses to us ccw folks. I believe the first course is about all the legal and mental stuff and if you pass that you can take the live fire course. Anybody here ever taken a course from him? If not, what courses have you taken or would recommend? specifically in the Northwest region. It seems like something like this would be a good investment to make for a relatively small price.
Here is Ayoobs website that shows the 2006 course schedule: