Basic Handgun Class

Dates: (2024) 5/8, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27

Overview: Our Basic Handgun Class is designed for individuals with little to no experience with firearms. This comprehensive course provides a solid foundation in handgun safety, basic principles of marksmanship, and responsible gun ownership.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand fundamental firearm safety rules.
  • Learn the parts and functions of handguns.
  • Gain proficiency in loading, unloading, and basic handgun maintenance.
  • Develop initial marksmanship skills including proper stance, grip, sight alignment, and trigger control.
  • Understand the legal aspects of firearm ownership and self-defense laws.

Course Details:

Duration: 3 hours

Requirements: No prior experience necessary

Equipment Provided: Handguns and ammunition are supplied for training purposes or bring your own.
Instructional Methods: The class is a blend of classroom instruction and practical exercises at the shooting range. Our certified instructors will ensure a safe learning environment and provide individual attention to foster confidence in handling and operating a handgun.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for new gun owners, those considering purchasing a handgun, or anyone interested in learning about firearm safety and basic shooting skills.

Certification: Participants will receive a certificate of completion, which may be used for 10% discount in your next class.

Intermediate Handgun Class

Dates: (2024) 5/20, 6/8

Overview: This Intermediate Handgun Class is designed for individuals who have basic familiarity with firearms and are looking to enhance their shooting skills and gun safety knowledge. Ideal for those who have completed an introductory course or have equivalent experience, this course focuses on advancing shooting accuracy, speed, and tactical handling.

Course Objectives:

  • Improve shooting accuracy and precision.
  • Master rapid target engagement and multiple target transitions.
  • Develop advanced gun handling skills including reloading and malfunction resolutions.
  • Enhance shooting stance, grip, and trigger control.
  • Learn tactical movement and shooting from cover.
  • Understand and practice situational awareness for self-defense scenarios.

Course Details:

Duration: 3 hours

Requirements: Basic handgun proficiency

Equipment Needed: Handgun, ammunition, eye and ear protection (available for rent or purchase if needed)

Instructional Methods: The class combines classroom learning with practical, hands-on range shooting exercises. Our experienced instructors will provide detailed feedback and personalized coaching to help each participant achieve their shooting goals.

Who Should Attend: This class is perfect for recreational shooters, current gun owners, and those considering carrying a handgun for self-defense who want to build confidence and competence beyond the basics.

Certification: Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate indicating their advanced level of handgun proficiency, which may be used for a 10% discount on your next class.

Advanced Handgun Class

Dates: (2024) 6/29

Overview: Tailored for experienced shooters, our Advanced Handgun Class focuses on enhancing tactical skills and precision to a professional level. This class pushes the boundaries of traditional shooting practices by integrating complex shooting drills and real-world scenarios.

Course Objectives:

  • Refine and perfect marksmanship skills for high accuracy and precision.
  • Master advanced shooting techniques such as shooting on the move and engaging multiple targets efficiently.
  • Develop tactical shooting skills including use of cover, shooting under stress, and decision-making processes.
  • Explore advanced aspects of handgun maintenance and customization options.
  • Enhance mental preparedness and situational awareness for defensive and competitive situations.

Course Details:

Duration: 3 hours

Requirements: Completion of an intermediate level handgun course or equivalent experience

Equipment Needed: Participants are encouraged to bring their own handgun and ammunition to fine-tune personal equipment handling skills.

Instructional Methods: The course combines dynamic classroom discussions on advanced tactical theories with intensive, hands-on range exercises led by veteran shooting instructors. Participants will engage in high-level drills that simulate stressful conditions to prepare for defensive engagements and competition settings.

Who Should Attend: This course is suited for those who have a solid foundation in handgun handling and are looking to advance their skills in more complex and demanding environments. Ideal for competitive shooters, law enforcement personnel, and private security professionals.

Certification: Participants will receive an advanced level certification upon completion, which may enhance their credentials for specialized security roles or competitive shooting circuits.

Youth Hunter Education Class

Overview: Our Youth Hunter Education Class is designed to introduce young enthusiasts to the fundamentals of ethical hunting and responsible firearm use. This course provides comprehensive safety training, wildlife conservation principles, and the skills necessary for safe and successful field experiences.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand basic hunter safety rules and firearm handling.
  • Learn about wildlife management, conservation ethics, and the role of hunting in natural resource preservation.
  • Develop skills in tracking, spotting, and identifying game species.
  • Practice proper techniques for marksmanship and shooting positions.
  • Gain an appreciation for outdoor ethics, including respect for land and wildlife.

Course Details:

Duration: 4 hours.

Requirements: Geared towards youth aged 8 to 18. No prior experience necessary.

Equipment Provided: All necessary equipment including firearms and ammunition will be provided during the class.

Instructional Methods: This class combines interactive classroom learning with practical outdoor activities. Experienced instructors lead discussions on conservation and safety, followed by supervised hands-on exercises in a controlled environment to ensure a safe and educational experience for all participants.

Who Should Attend: Ideal for young individuals interested in hunting, outdoor activities, or wildlife conservation. It's also a great course for families to engage in together, providing a foundation for safe and responsible hunting practices.

Certification: Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Hunter Education Certificate, which is often required for purchasing hunting licenses and participating in certain hunting seasons.

License to Carry (LTC) Class

Dates: (2024) 5/18, 6/15

Overview: Our License to Carry Class provides comprehensive training for individuals seeking to obtain their carry permit. This course covers all legal and practical aspects required for responsible gun ownership and the carrying of a concealed or open firearm in public.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the legal requirements, rights, and responsibilities associated with carrying a handgun.
  • Learn conflict avoidance and the laws pertaining to the use of force and self-defense.
  • Gain knowledge about interaction with law enforcement, proper storage practices for handguns, and the implications of carrying a firearm in prohibited areas.
  • Develop proficiency in shooting from different positions and under various conditions to ensure effective use of a handgun for self-defense.

Course Details:

Duration: 4 hours

Requirements: Participants must be of legal age to own a firearm and must pass a background check prior to registration.

Equipment Needed: A handgun and 50 rounds of ammunition (available for rental if needed), eye and ear protection.

Instructional Methods: This class is structured with both classroom instruction and practical, hands-on range time. Legal aspects are taught by experts in firearm law, while shooting instruction is conducted by certified trainers with extensive experience in personal defense training.

Who Should Attend: Ideal for individuals planning to carry a handgun for personal defense, those needing a permit for professional reasons, or anyone wanting to fully understand the laws and responsibilities of carrying a firearm. Completion of Basic Handgun Class is preferred.

Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, participants will meet the training requirements to apply for their state's License to Carry a Handgun. Documentation necessary to apply for the license will be provided.

Home Defense Shotgun Class

Dates: (2024) 6/1

Overview: This specialized Home Defense Shotgun Class equips homeowners with the skills and strategies necessary for effectively using a shotgun in home defense scenarios. Recognizing the unique attributes and power of shotguns, this course emphasizes practical, tactical, and safe handling specific to this type of firearm.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the advantages and responsibilities of using firearms including shotguns for home defense.
  • Learn key shotgun handling skills, including loading, unloading, and transitioning between ammunition types.
  • Develop tactical proficiency in close-quarters scenarios typical of home defense.
  • Practice decision-making under stress to accurately identify threats and legally justify the use of force.
  • Explore home security strategies and improvements to complement armed defense.

Course Details:

Duration: 3 hours

Requirements: No prior shotgun experience is required, but basic firearm safety knowledge is beneficial.
Equipment Needed: Participants can bring their own shotgun, or rental options are available. Ammunition, eye, and ear protection will also be provided.

Instructional Methods: The course includes classroom lectures on legal aspects and tactical considerations, complemented by intensive hands-on training. Participants will engage in live-fire drills and realistic home defense simulations, guided by experienced defensive shooting instructors.

Who Should Attend: This class is tailored for homeowners and residents interested in using a shotgun for home protection. It is well-suited for beginners to intermediate-level shotgun users looking to focus their skills for defensive purposes.

Certification: Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate acknowledging their proficiency in shotgun handling and tactics for home defense. This certification may be for a 10% discount on additional courses offered at the range.

Stop the Bleed Class

Overview: Our Stop the Bleed Class is designed to equip participants with the critical skills needed to respond effectively in bleeding emergencies. This course emphasizes practical techniques and hands-on training to control bleeding, which can be the difference between life and death in emergency situations.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the immediate steps to take when encountering a bleeding emergency.
  • Learn how to properly apply pressure, use bandages, and pack wounds to control bleeding.
  • Gain proficiency in the correct application of tourniquets in high-stress scenarios.
  • Identify different types of bleeding and appropriate responses to each.
  • Develop confidence and readiness to act quickly and efficiently to save lives.

Course Details:

Duration: 3 hours

Requirements: No prior medical training is required.

Equipment Provided: All necessary training materials and first-aid equipment will be supplied.

Instructional Methods: The course includes a combination of interactive lectures, videos, and live demonstrations, followed by hands-on practice sessions. Participants will use training aids to simulate real-life bleeding scenarios, ensuring they leave the class with the ability to apply these lifesaving techniques confidently.

Who Should Attend: This class is essential for anyone, as bleeding emergencies can happen anywhere at any time. It is particularly beneficial for professionals in high-risk environments, educators, students, and community members who want to be prepared to help others in need.

Certification: Upon completion, participants will receive a Stop the Bleed certification, acknowledging their ability to perform basic life-saving interventions to control bleeding until professional medical help arrives.

Basic Gun Maintenance Class

Dates: (2024) 5/22

Overview: Our Basic Gun Maintenance Class is designed for firearm owners who want to ensure the longevity and reliability of their weapons through proper care and maintenance. This beginner-friendly course covers all the essentials of cleaning, maintaining, and storing firearms safely.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn the fundamental principles of gun maintenance.
  • Understand how to disassemble and reassemble common types of firearms safely.
  • Master the techniques for cleaning, oiling, and inspecting firearms to ensure optimal operation.
  • Gain knowledge of the tools and products best suited for firearm maintenance.
  • Discuss proper storage solutions to preserve firearm condition and ensure safety.

Course Details:

Duration: 1 hour

Requirements: Participants should bring their own firearms to gain hands-on experience under expert guidance.

Equipment Needed: Cleaning kits and maintenance tools will be provided for use during the class. Participants can also purchase these items with course registration.

Instructional Methods: The class combines theoretical instruction with practical, hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will demonstrate maintenance techniques on various types of firearms, followed by guided practice sessions where participants apply what they've learned on their own weapons.

Who Should Attend: This class is ideal for new gun owners and those who have not regularly maintained their firearms. It's also suitable for anyone interested in learning more about the technical aspects of their weapons.

Certification: Participants will receive a certificate of completion, affirming their ability to maintain their firearms properly. This knowledge is crucial for ensuring firearm functionality and safety.