Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition
   

Firearm Training Courses in the Pikes Peak Area


The Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition strongly encourages all firearm owners to be trained in the safe use and storage of their firearms. In addition, you should practice regularly with your firearm. Following is a list of NRA-certified instructors who teach various firearm safety courses in the Pikes Peak area:

School Contact Course Information
Paradise Sales
605 W Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs
Paul Paradis

719-630-7070

Course: Basic Pistol Course

Cost: $125
Length: 24 Hours
Offered: Monthly

This course fully satisfies all of Colorado State instructional requirements for a Concealed Handgun Permit.

Description: Specializing in one-on-one instruction. Topics include firearm nomenclature, safety, proper shooting stances, storage, cleaning, and handling. Includes instruction on Colorado firearm and self-defense laws. Classroom and range instruction. Satisfies the requirements for El Paso County concealed handgun permit. Cost includes use of a firearm. Range session includes firearms familiarization with several different firearms. NRA-certified instructors.
E-mail:  info@paradisefirearms.net   Web site:  http://www.paradisefirearms.net/
 

Academy Firearms Instruction Helen and Marc Sabin

719-375-8791

Courses:  NRA Basic Handgun/El Paso Concealed Carry Permit/combination of the two. NRA Part II class by request.

Cost:  $135/$75/$165
Length: 2 days/1 day/2 days
Offered:  Classes by request, call or email

Description:  Academy Firearms Instruction is a Colorado Springs based firearms training group specializing in small classes and individualized instruction.  We do only small classes of 1-6 persons maximum.  We provide everything but lunch.  We do one-on-one instruction while on the live fire range and we teach you first on an air pistol range to give you confidence and practice for the live fire range.   Our instructors are NRA certified, experienced, patient and caring.  We teach ages 8-82 with a hands-on instruction method that makes learning fun, fast, and thorough.  We also go with you on a gun buying trip if desired to make sure you get the gun YOU want. 

  • Combo Class:
    • Course Description:  Want great teaching? Fun but knowledgeable instructors who will help you learn to LOVE shooting? Come take a class from Academy Firearms Instruction! Courses offered by Academy Firearms Instruction (AFI) are on weekends and during the week for those who have to work on Saturday and Sunday. Come find out why our students rate us as A+. We specialize in individualized instruction with professional instructors who are patient, caring, knowledgeable and fun to learn from! We offer only small classes and one on one instruction! We have a variety of instructors including females as well as combat trained special forces instructors who teach defensive skills for those seeking to take their training to the next level. Our most popular course is the COMBO course! You will learn all there is to know about basic handgun safety and usage – to load, unload, handle, shoot, and clean a handgun and about the state statutes and how to apply them for concealed carry. When you finish, you will be confident, competent, and capable with your firearm! This COMBO class qualifies you for the El Paso Concealed Carry permit! 
  • Practical, Personal Defense Class: $215.00 (normally $440.)
    • Course Description: Take your training to a new level with the Practical, Personal Defense course taught by the military elite instructors! They will teach you skills they use themselves to stay alive on the battlefield! WAIT: This is NOT a combat course or tactical handgun class but a course to teach you how to defeat a robber, home invader, rapist and killer and how to use your handgun in the most effective manner for your protection and the protection of your loved ones and a third person! This is a two - part course that students describe as “fascinating”, “superb”, and “most valuable course I have ever taken”.

Owners:  Helen and Marc Sabin are members of the Pikes Peak Firearms Coalition, National Rifle Association, the United States Concealed Carry Association and both are NRA Certified Instructors.  Helen is an NRA recruiter and will get you a discount on your membership.  Call now to reserve a class and to join the NRA!   

PPFC members, Military –current and retired, Teachers, City/County employees, SRW members, and women get a $5.00 discount on all classes.

Web site:  http://academyfirearmsinstruction.net
Email: 
hsabin1@gmail.com

Ben Lomond
Gun Club
University
Joy Getha,
Dean

719-630-0224
NRA certified instructors and councilors teaching various courses. Call for information.

Web site:  http://www.blgc.org/

Precision Defensive Shooting School

Colorado Springs

Ed Rodriguez

719-659-9858

Course: Pistol Defensive Shooting

Cost:  Level 1:  $225 ($350 for couple)
             Level 2:  $190 ($350 for couple) - faster paced, more defensive shooting
Length: 2 days (weekend)
Offered: Twice a month (call or email for dates)

Description: This 2-day course is designed to introduce gun owner(s) to the professional techniques of the Pistol. Conducted with 4 to 5 students or private lessons, it is the ideal solution for the individual or couple who is interested in obtaining essential safety and firearm marksmanship skills in a shorter time period that fits a busy life style. With today’s crime rate you owe it to yourself and loved ones to obtain professional Training. Precision provides a training system for the REAL WORLD, life and death situations that might materialize. The emphasis is on essential information. YOU WILL LEARN TECHNIQUES TO PROTECT YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES. Paper Targets Do Not Shoot Back!  Course topics include:

-Firearm safety
-The principles of Personal Defense and the use of deadly force.
-The Combat Triad Proper mindset pre and post defensive shooting
-Choosing the right handgun,ammo and holster
-Marksmanship
-Combat load and unload
-Proper grip,sight picture, alignment, various shooting stances and trigger control.
-Malfunctions
-Tactical movements
-Multiple target engagement.
-Spouse/team tactic shooting.

Call or email for complete course details.  This course satisfies the training requirements for the Concealed Handgun Permit. NRA Certified Instructor.

E-mail: pdsscos@yahoo.com     Web site:  http://www.pdtss.com/
 

Colorado School of Firearms (CSOF)

Colorado Springs

Bill Marsh

719-390-0474
or
719-229-9808

DESCRIPTION :  Our School is staffed with:  NRA Training Counselors (We can certify NRA Instructors) NRA Certified Instructors, Federal Military Government, and Colorado Law Enforcement Trained Instructors on board.

Bill is a longtime lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, and is an NRA Training Counselor and Certified instructor.  Bill holds two GS-9 Federal Military Weapons certifications and a Master’s Certification from the US Army. He is an expert marksman with pistol, rifle and machinegun.

Click the Title below and it will take you to the course syllabus on our web site.
Discounts available on web site on the application page.

PPFC MEMBERS=$75.00 DISCOUNT

COURSES:

100 NRA BASIC PISTOL: CLICK  BASIC PISTOL  to read syllabus
101 NRA BASIC RIFLE:
   CLICK  BASIC RIFLE   to read syllabus
102 NRA BASIC SHOTGUN: Coming in May 2011.
103 NRA HOME FIREARM SAFETY Coming in May 2011.
104 CSOF BASIC SHOTGUN: CLICK 
BASIC SHOTGUN    to read syllabus
200 CSOF INTERMEDIATE CCW PISTOL: CLICK  CCW PISTOL  to read syllabus
201 CSOF HOME DEFENSE: CLICK  HOME DEFENSE  to read syllabus
300 CSOF RANGE OFFICERS COURSE CLICK  RANGE OFFICER  to read syllabus
301 CSOF ADVANCE TACTICAL PISTOL: CLICK  ADVANCED PISTOL  to read syllabus
400 CSOF NRA INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION:  CALL THE SCHOOL FOR DATES

E-mail: we_marsh@comcast.net    Web site:   http://www.coschooloffirearms.com

BILL (SCHOOL PRESIDENT) (719) 229-9808 JR (SCHOOL VICE PRESIDENT) (719) 337-1773

We can teach 4 minimum to 15 students maximum at a time and/or provide a one on one personal class if wanted. We teach firing skills using a laser system prior to going to the range for live firing. 

With the crime rate as it is, personal protection of yourself and loved ones is a necessity.  A certified signed certificate will be issued upon all course completion. Directions and additional information about all of our classes are on the web site listed below. 

OUR CLASSES ARE NOT 3 HOUR COFFEE AND DONUT CLASSES.  THEY ARE A MINIMUM OF 8 HOURS TO GIVE YOU THE CURRENT NEEDED INFORMATION AVAILABLE.
IN THIS WORLD YOU ONLY GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR. WE PROVIDE THE BEST INSTRUCTION AS ATTESTED FROM OUR STUDENTS AND THEIR REFERRALS.!!

A "Working Lunch" is available at a discount to students.   CALL US TODAY!

Wagon Trails Ranch

Peyton

Manny Torres
719-322-8029

 

Course:  NRA Basic Pistol

Cost:  $100 (includes range fee)
Length:  Varies depending on class size
Offered:  Call to schedule

This course fully satisfies all of Colorado State instructional requirements for a Concealed Handgun Permit.

Description: Wagon Trails Ranch is dedicated to the sportsman or woman who currently enjoy, or would like to enter the sport of recreational shooting. We offer the NRA course on Basic Pistol, which meets the requirements for Colorado concealed carry permit. Class sizes are always small and personal.  One-on-one training is also available.  Our private range is onsite and targets are included in your session.  We also carry multiple types of open and concealed carry accessories and supplies along with western décor. Please call or email for more information.

E-mail:  wtrinfo@wagontrailsranch.com   Web site:  http://www.wagontrailsranch.com/
 

Pucci Associates

Colorado Springs

Paul Pucci
719-332-1949

 

Courses:
 
  • NRA Basic Pistol
  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home
  • NRA Basic Rifle
  • NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
  • NRA Basic Shotgun
  • NRA Refuse to be a Victim
  • NRA Home Firearm Safety
  • Multi-state CCW

Cost:  Varies by Course
Length:  Varies by Course
Offered:  Call to schedule

Courses offered that fully satisfy all of Colorado State instructional requirements for a Concealed Handgun Permit.

Description: Pucci Associates specializes in professional quality education and training for those interested in learning scuba, diving first aid, basic and advanced firearms, CPR, standard first aid and pet first aid.  Please call or email for more information.

E-mail:  mailto:pjpucci@pucciassociates.com  Web site:  http://www.pucciassociates.com/
 

Fondis Firearms, LLC 

Colorado Springs

 

Lisa D. Cohen

720-840-7338
719-347-2191

 

Course:  NRA Basic Pistol Course
                 NRA Basic Rifle Course

Cost:  Varies by Course
Length:  Varies by Course
Offered:  Call or e-mail to schedule

$25 Discount to Military and PPFC Members

See website or call for schedule
Private classed available 
Ask how to get your class for FREE

These courses fully satisfy all of Colorado State instructional requirements for a Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP/CCW).

Description: Small classes with individualized instruction, teaching the basics of pistol or rifle shooting.  These are NOT tactical classes, or coffee and doughnuts classes.  These classes are designed to teach Safety, Firearm Mechanisms and Operation, Building Shooting Skills, Maintenance, Selection and Use.  All classes include live fire at a shooting range where a certified and insured instructor will work with you one-on-one to ensure you safely develop your skills.

Range fees are included in the course cost.

E-mail:  Lisa@FondisFirearms.com

Web site: www.FondisFirearms.com  for information, class schedule and to register.
 

Strategic Shooting Method 

Colorado Springs

 

Dean Blanchard

719-499-8422

 

Course:  Shotgun Instruction (Skeet, Trap, Sporting Clays, 5-Stand)

Cost:  $50 plus targets and ammo
Length:  2 Hours
Offered:  Call to schedule individual or group classes

Description: Dean is a certified instructor who has been working with people for many years to help them shoot the best they can.  Dean believes in teaching someone how to master hitting targets by using the Strategic Shooting MethodSM. That way you will shoot well whether it is on your home course or traveling across country to shoot in a big competition. 

Dean will work on finding the cause of missed targets not just telling someone where they missed.  Dean  also works with his students on the mental side to help them shoot higher scores.

Web site: www.sportingclaysinstructor.com

All American Tactical and Training, LLC

Colorado Springs

 

Phil Ludos
719-321-8932

Joanne Ludos
719-360-2290

Courses:

  • Conceal Carry Classes "Basic Safety and Carrying of Handguns"

  • NRA First Steps

  • NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting

Cost:  Varies by Course
Length:  Varies by Course
Offered:  Call or e-mail to schedule

Description: All American Tactical & Training, LLC is a husband-and-wife team who believe in defensive firearm training, specializing in providing instruction to concerned citizens.

We expand on the idea that you are the final protective line of defense for yourself and your loved ones. We owe it to ourselves, as well as our loved ones, to remain vigilant and function effectively as the last line of defense, whether we face aggressive acts of individuals bent on causing mass casualties and panic, or even the common criminal. These acts often occur with little or no notice, in any location, whether it be your home, the workplace, the local mall, or at dinner with your family.

E-mail:  phillip@allamericantt.com

Web site: http://www.allamericantt.com for information, class schedule and to register.
 

American Patriots Training Academy

Colorado Springs

Bill and Sharon Seifert

719-597-5826

Courses:
  • NRA First Steps Orientation classes for Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun
  • NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course
  • NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course
  • NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course
  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home
  • NRA Person Protection outside the Home
  • NRA Refuse To Be A Victim Seminar
  • APTA Combat Marksmanship Program: Levels 1 & 2
  • APTA Women’s Only Personal Protection (WOPP) Course
  • APTA Concealed Carry Course (CCW)
  • APTA Legal Aftermath of a Defensive Shooting
  • APTA Court ordered Firearms Safety training
  • APTA Gun Safety Education for Children (Grades K-12)
  • Facility Risk Assessment (commercial)
  • Threat Vulnerability Assessment (residential)
  • APTA Private Group Lessons
  • APTA Individual Training

Cost: Varies by Course
Length: Varies by Course
Offered:
Call to schedule individual or group classes

Discounts are available to PPFC members, Military, Law Enforcement, Emergency Responders and some civic organizations.  Please call for details (719) 597-5826.

Description:  The quality and level of training that our customers receive here at APTA is our number one priority. We believe that each American citizen has the right to “keep and bear arms.” It is our desire to help provide the proper training for those American citizens who choose to exercise their Second Amendment right. You will walk away from APTA knowing that you have received the highest quality instruction. Whether you take our NRA Basic Pistol course or our Concealed Carry course, you will receive top notch instruction and will participate in quality gun education.

Our instructors believe in student participation and involvement. There are no “stupid questions” here at APTA. We are committed to excellence in education and work to attain the highest rankings from our students.

E-mail: gettrained@americanpatriotsta.com

Web site: http://www.americanpatriotsta.com

Kenaz Tactical Group

Colorado Springs

Robert Butler

719-321-3256

Courses:

  • NRA Pistol (1 day)

  • NRA Rifle (2 Day)

  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home (1 day)

  • NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home (2 day)

  • NRA Metallic and Shot shell reloading (1 day)

  • Colorado Concealed Permit / intro to Defensive Shooting (1 day)

  • Intermediate Defensive Pistol (1 day)

  • Advanced Fighting Pistol (3 day)

  • Carbine Essentials (1 day)

  • Intermediate Tactical Carbine (2 days)

  • Advanced Tactical Carbine (2 days)

Cost: varies by course
Length: varies by course

Description:

Kenaz Tactical Group provides firearm training courses to include; Colorado Concealed permit course, basic to advanced defensive pistol courses, tactical carbine courses and NRA shooting courses in the Colorado Springs area. We are a veteran owned business catering to shooters of all levels, whether you are a first time firearm owner or a seasoned shooter, we have classes that will enhance your ability to put rounds on target. Our goal is to promote responsible firearm ownership and create safe, confident marksmen.

Please see out training calendar at: http://www.ktgfirearms.com/training-calendar/

Email: training@ktgfirearms.com

Website: http://www.ktgfirearms.com

Videos:

About the school: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWcTuQ9hk4Q
Advanced Fighting pistol:
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUloPfTZk_Y

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