The Concealed Carry Permit Class is an intense four-hour comprehensive review of handgun safety and concealed carry law. This class is designed for all levels of shooters (Beginners or individuals who have never shot before should talk with us about supplemental live fire training, after the class.) We teach this class because we recognize that many of our students come into class with a great deal of previous firearms experience. Some class providers will lump everyone together and ignore the previous experience of their students. This is not our approach. Our class includes a discussion on the laws for concealed carry and the use of deadly force. This class stresses the responsibilities of the concealed carry permit holder, pistol technique, and different methods of carrying. Completion of this class will give the student a completion certificate necessary when applying for a concealed carry permit. New shooters are welcome to attend but are encouraged to seek live-fire training and/or practice with an instructor or experienced family member. View Class Schedule and Reserve your class now. Our concealed carry permit class meets all Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, and Florida concealed handgun permit training requirements.
The NRA Basic Pistol course is a ten-hour class. This is a class for people who want or need live-fire training. The NRA Basic Pistol Course focuses on the fundamentals and is a great starting place for new shooters. Five hours of instruction take place in the classroom and the other five consist of live fire range instruction and handgun cleaning. Students will learn the rules for safe gun handling, revolver, and semi-auto parts and operation, the components of ammunition, marksmanship, range rules, and different shooting positions. The course is divided over two days, usually a Saturday and Sunday. View Class Schedule and Reserve your class now. Our NRA basic pistol training meets Colorado, Wyoming, and Florida Concealed Handgun Permit Training Requirements.
Private range instruction is a good supplement to the Basic Concealed Handgun Class. Private instruction means one-on-one instruction focusing on firearm safety and shooting training. There is no waiting in line for your turn to shoot. Private range instruction is done in a fun, comfortable, and supportive environment. Instruction is encouraging and designed to diagnose and correct shooting errors while emphasizing safety. We will not yell at you. WE ARE NOT DRILL INSTRUCTORS. Instruction will vary on the shooter’s experience level. We teach basic, intermediate, and advanced techniques. Tactical pistol training is available when requested. Our students have included military, police and civilians, and first-time shooters. Our personalized shooting instructors in Colorado Springs are dedicated to helping students develop both good firearm safety knowledge as well as assisting with shooting technique and accuracy. Private Instruction is conducted at the Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex in Colorado Springs, by appointment only. Please call us for rates and to schedule your time.
We offer firearms safety training for students who have been court-ordered to attend a Firearms Safety Training class. This may include persons who have to plead or have been found guilty of minor firearms-related offenses. We have worked with several Courts/Probation Departments to provide this service, it gives them an alternative to just penalties for low-level firearms accidents or the mishandling of firearms. We feel that it educates the firearms owner instead. When you register for our course you will be treated just like any other customer that is wanting to take a handgun safety class. At the end of the class, you will be given a Certificate of Completion that you can take back to the court to prove attendance in the class. Click here to view our schedule and register online
The NRA Basic Rifle Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting. This course is at least fourteen hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing, and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development. View Schedule
The NRA Basic Shotgun Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target. This course is at least ten hours long and includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun parts and operation; shotgun shell components; shotgun shell malfunctions; shooting basics; range rules; shooting at straight away and angled targets; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development. View Schedule
The NRA Personal Protection in the Home Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and provides information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense. This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. The NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course participants must be law-abiding, adults (at least 21 years old), and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment. View Schedule
The Basic Pistol Instructor Workshop is a 2 part workshop that includes NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT)and NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Training. The Workshop will take place over 2 days. It is designed for experienced shooters who wish to share their knowledge with others. The cost is $400 per student. This is comprised of: $100 for BIT. $300 for Basic Pistol Instructor
The Basic Rifle Instructor Workshop is a workshop that includes teaching, role-playing, and range drill instruction. The Workshop will take place over two days. It is designed for experienced shooters and instructors who have completed NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT) and who wish to share their knowledge with others. The cost is $295 per student.
Get the Best Firearm Training from Colorado Handgun Safety
Colorado Handgun Safety offers a wide variety of classes to meet the needs of all types of gun owners. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced shooter, our classes provide the knowledge and skills necessary for safe and responsible firearm ownership. Plus, our classes are taught by certified instructors with years of firearm experience. We offer basic handgun safety classes as well as more advanced courses, such as concealed carry, self-defense, and private shooting sessions. Our goal is to ensure that all gun owners are educated and responsible in the handling of their firearms. Visit our schedule to learn more about our classes or give us a call today!
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