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The next group class is scheduled for 3/27. That is a Saturday. Space is limited. I have plenty of 22 ammo and 22 pistols to complete the course if you are unable to find ammo. A 22 is not ideal. But you will be able to show competence with a handgun, which is what the law actually requires...

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Would you prefer to have a private class all by yourself? Are you a little embarrassed about being a new shooter? I do discreet private training.

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There is one seat left in the class for 2/20. The cost is $85. This is an actual shooting class. It will take about 5 hours. But it depends on the needs of the students. Some people need more help than others. I will work with you at your level to help you become a safe shooter. Private le...

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Having a little fun with my friends. Are you comfortable running with a gun while reloading? If you are going to take a class, take one from a real instructor. I am an NRA Instructor, an IDPA Chief Safety Officer and a Safety Officer Instructor. Oh yeah, and I shoot a little here and there.

So you bought a gun? Do you know how to use it safely? Are you sure? There is a lot of bad information on the net. You don't know what you don't know. I have a group class with space open for a few more people. The date is 2/20. That is a Saturday. The cost is $85. It is a real shooting ...

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I am busy for the next 4 Saturdays. And I have several Wednesday private classes scheduled as well. If you want to get certified to apply for your carry permit you should take the 2/20/21 class. The cost is $85. It is a real shooting class.

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Are you competent with that new gun you just bought? Are you sure? I teach new shooters the basics of handgun safety and marksmanship. You don't know what you don't know. While I am an NRA Instructor, more importantly I am a Chief Safety Officer and Safety Officer Instructor for the Internati...

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Concealed Carry & Handgun Safety Class $85

Feb 20, 2021 – Feb 20, 2021

This is an actual shooting class. This class will qualify students to apply for a Colorado Concealed Handgun Permit at the local sheriff's office.

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8 months ago
My daughter and I took private lessons from Rick. We learned how to feel more comfortable handling a firearm. Rick taught us the safety procedures involved with loading a firearm, clearing a jam & how to move safely while holding a firearm. We were able to ask questions and proceed at our own pace. We were able to shoot our guns which increased our confidence. I would recommend his course for anyone who is wanting to learn how to safely shoot a firearm and gain the confidence to become a responsible gun owner.
- Melanie W
9 months ago
We found Rick through the Cameo Shooting and Education Complex website, and then through Facebook. Being first time shooters, we wanted somebody we could connect with and not feel intimidated with during the process. I read the reviews about Rick's Piston Training and WOW, so many great comments about Rick and his teaching style.. We reached out to Rick about learning how to shoot safely and correctly. First of all, the last time I actually shot a gun was back in '84. I wanted to learn more about how to shoot and try different type of guns. We met Rick one afternoon at Cameo and spent three great hours with him learning about gun safety, proper securing of the weapon, stance, how to hold the gun, and of course shooting the guns. We tried two of the ones we brought and a couple of his. It was a great afternoon! Rick is personable, friendly, and most important patient, especially with the two beginners like us! My wife has never shot a gun before this day. She felt very com...
- Chip T
a year ago
As a novice shooter, I felt completely at ease and confident throughout this course. Rick is professional and personable, plus he knows how to convey important topics clearly. He showed me how to use a few different guns, taught proper stance, and shared all sorts of other tips. It was easy to ask him questions because he always provided a thoughtful response. It was a great experience, and I couldn’t imagine a better course!
- Elise T

Concealed Carry Classes

  I teach CCW classes near Grand Junction.  My concealed carry classes incIude live fire instruction at the Cameo Shooting and Education Complex.
  All of my classes are done in one day.  And any of them qualify you to apply for your Colorado Concealed Handgun Permit.  
  I am always happy to help new shooters to overcome their fears.  That is really a kind of specialty for me.  I have a selection of firearms that include several 22 pistols and revolvers.  Those are great for getting started.  Then we move up to the bigger stuff when you are ready.  You can even schedule a private class by yourself if you like.  
  I am an NRA Instructor and an IDPA Chief Safety Officer and Safety Officer Instructor.  Whether you are new to guns, or have years of experience I can help.

Call me at 970-640-9707 for more information.

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Sat:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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