Shooting Skills, Gun Cleaning and Maintenance

Course Description: This course combines one hour of shooting practice and one hour of instruction in gun disassembly, cleaning, assembly and maintenance. Two versions are offered: one for handgun, and one for rifle. During the course, each student will field strip, clean, re-assemble and test fire the firearm they used for the shooting drills portion of class.

Topics: basic safety, gun parts and operation, fundamentals of marksmanship, gun cleaning and maintenance.

Length: two hours

For prices and upcoming course dates, check the schedule page.

Prerequisites: none

Required Equipment: Firearm (handgun or rifle), 100 rounds of ammunition, gun cleaning supplies, eye and ear protection.

Optional Equipment: none

Taught by: Karl Rehn, Penny Riggs, or other staff NRA certified instructor

Facility: A-Zone Range

Additional information: Staff instructors are also available to teach this course privately to adults and juniors. Juniors must have a responsible parent or guardian present at all times during the course, and parents/guardians who have not had previous formal firearms training (military, police, NRA, etc.) are required to take the course along with their junior(s). We can teach this course at almost any public or private range in a single block or in segments. Costs, times and locations for private instruction will vary based on location, schedule, number of students and instructor availability.