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10 Minute Assessment Call

Not sure where to start? I understand.  Since I don’t hold regular office hours, scheduling a quick call to chat works best.  I will call you at your scheduled time and we can see what is the best fit for you.  If I don’t have what you need, I do have lots of other trainers that I work with.  I look forward to helping find what you need.

Pistol permit class OPTIONS!!!!

The classes follow the standard curriculum that is required by the State of Connecticut to obtain your pistol permit. It covers basic knowledge of pistols, ammunition types, operation, proper handling and cleaning. All equipment is provided. 

Online Option: We will spend 4 hours online going over the classroom portion.  Once you have completed that you will schedule one on one time to finish the live fire portion of the class.

Private Pistol Class: one on one permit class the class. You can book the 1st 4 hour sessions to start, then we schedule the 2nd half when we are together. This is an in person class, One on one. Cost $250

Permit Class on Demand: You and 3 to 5 of your friends pick a time that works for you and we hold the class. Contact me directly and we pick a time and day and send your friends a link to sign up with. $150 per person.

Basic Group class: Usually held on a Sunday, once a month. Click on the “Book Now” button to see the schedule. Cost $150 per person.

A group of people practicing at the gun range. Photographed on location at a shooting range.
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Packages for those who want to really improve their skills!

10 lesson package (BEST DEAL!) includes 10 hours of private range time – $150 in savings!! $650 value for only $500!
5 lesson package includes 5 hours of private range time – $325 value for only $275!

Buy your package and schedule as you want them!  Click the button and scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page to fine the packages.

Stay Safe in Your Own Home (Non-Shooting)

This classroom-only program is for anyone who has a firearm in their home but isn’t interested in shooting. We will cover safe handling of the firearm, including how to determine if the firearm is loaded and how to unload it. We will be working with dummy ammunition, safe non-firing ammunition, that will allow you to practice the skills you need to work with live ammo. Cost $45 for 1 hour​
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More Lessons

Intro to gun handling and shooting

This is an hour and a half long course that will help you learn how to safely handle a firearm. It teaches you the safety mechanisms, how to load, unload, and handle a gun safely. This class is both classroom and range time. 20 rounds of ammunition and firearm use are included in the price. Cost $85

Introduction to action shooting sports

Action shooting sports allow you to shoot and move. This is fun and why I practice. Check out some of the information on the web sites to see if this is something you would like to try: IDPA or USPSA.

For this class we will be going through simple courses of fire. You need to be comfortable shooting 9mm or larger calibers. You will need an outside the waistband holster for your gun, on the belt magazine pouch, and at least two magazines (3 magazines are better). $65 for an hour. Plan on 75 to 100 rounds of ammunition. Smith&Wesson M&P 9mm Pro is available for rental with holster and magazine pouch provided if needed $20 per session.

Find the right gun for you

This class is for new pistol permit holders or shoppers who want to figure out what their “next” gun will be. 5 rounds of ammo per firearm is included in this “try it before you buy it” course. During the class we will be cataloging what you like and what you don’t like about each gun. Guns range from pocket carry guns to full size target guns. Cost $85 1.5 hours all inclusive ammo and firearms.

Private, Individualized Training

Appropriate for all levels of shooters, we offer one-on-one instruction in 60 minute increments. Please contact us to discuss how we can help you meet your firearms goals. $65 for 1 hour $95 for 1 1/2 hours. Packages available: 5 lesson package $275 ($50 savings) 10 Lesson package $500 ($150 savings) You have 12 months to take the lessons in your package.

IPDA 5x5 classifiers

Offered by appointment. Time 60 minutes.  $40 per person 1st gun, $5 any additional gun(s). Up to 4 people per hour. 

Dryfire Practice etc.

Have you have heard about dry fire practice, but you don’t know where to start? This is the class for you. We will go over how to dry fire, learn how to decide the best place to do it is, and more. You will leave with a plan on how to get a solid dryfire practice going, 1 hour @ $45.00