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 NRA  Basic Pistol 

BLENDED LEARNING is now active!  The NRA is now requiring students to take part of the Basic Pistol Course online at a cost of $60. and at an additional charge set by the instructor to complete the course with the shooting portion including safety & gun cleaning.  This is great for those that learn well from online instruction.


 Pistol Basics 

Learn the fundamentals first and have a clear understanding about firearms before jumping into more advanced classes, unprepared.  Learn about pistol parts & functions, ammunition, malfunctions, shooting fundamentals, pistol selection and gun cleaning techniques.  This course qualifies as training for the Idaho Concealed Weapons License (CWL).  A variety of pistols are provided to learn about during class and a variety of .22 through .45 caliber pistols and the ammunition are provided for you to shoot during range time!  Try before you buy!


NRA  Marksmanship

Once you've got the basics down, it's time to do some fine tuning.  Range time may be used to meet your specific needs such as skill building, breaking bad habits, practice for the next course.  You decide!


NRA  Personal Protection

In The Home  

An NRA certified course that meets the training requirements for the Idaho ENHANCED CWL.  This is an eight-hour + course. Students should expect to shoot at least 100 rounds of centerfire ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development.  Firearms and the law is taught separately by an attorney or law enforcement officer.  Prerequisite: Basic Pistol or equivalent.  


NRA  Personal Protection

Outside The Home

NRA Basic Pistol and Personal Protection In The Home are prerequisits for this advanced course continuing personal protection techniques including drawing from a holster.

Personal Safety and Firearms Education

Care to Customize a Course?

Private and small group sessions on YOUR schedule.

Give me a call! 

Call or e-mail for prices, more information or to schedule a course​!


NRA Eddie Eagle 

1-3 hours depending on children.

It's never too soon to teach firearm safety!

Firearms safety class for young children using videos and activity sheets that teach STOP, DON'T TOUCH, LEAVE THE AREA & TELL AN ADULT.  


Kids Class 

Great for kids ages 10 - 15, teaching them safe handling of firearms, gun basics and situational awareness.  Customized to meet the needs of the children.  When shooting is included, we provide the youth rifles &/or pistols in .22 caliber and the ammo!

Contact us to schedule the next private or small group!

NRA Refuse to be a Victim

6 hr. Seminar- Great for everyone!

Learn about common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of, and a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive, and easy to follow. Strategies include home security, carjack avoidance techniques, cyber safety, and use of personal safety devices.


Preparedness- How to avoid the attack!

More interactive than Refuse To Be A Victim.  2-3 hours of assessing situations & responses, practicing "what if" scenarios and learning about some defensive options other than a firearm.  A great course for ages 10 and up.