Advanced Training

                                                                                                                                                                                             This are just a few of the advanced courses we offer. Check back regularly to see other advanced courses we will be adding throughout the year!

                                                                                                                                                                     
Drawing from Concealment for the Law-Abiding Citizen
        
Short Description: Reviews drawing from the holster. Focuses on drawing from concealment and shooting techniques from a number of different concealment conditions and positions. If you have your permit to carry, this is the class to build your drawing and shooting skills.

More Details:This four hour course reviews the draw from your holster and moves into drawing techniques from a variety of concealment conditions and positions. We focus on the draw from concealment, several different shooting drills, reloading, addressing multiple threats, scanning for additional threats, re-holstering back to concealment, and more.  A sturdy belt and reliable holster is a must for this class. Students should bring a large sweatshirt, button or zip up coat/shirt, and any and all holsters you may  use during concealed carry. 


Required Equipment: Sturdy belt, reliable holster, semi-automatic or revolver, a spare magazine, 200 rounds, concealment clothing, eye protection, ear protection.

Recommended Equipment: Speed loader for revolver, magazine holder.
  
Course Fee: $125.00

Date: March 21, 2018

Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: The Preserve at Boulder Hills, 87 Kingstown Road, Wyoming, RI 02898


Payment can be made here: The Range at The Preserve


NRA Personal Protection in the Home

         
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 More Details: This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development.
    
Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection in the Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate. NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.


Course Fee:

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: The Preserve at Boulder Hills, 87 Kingstown Road, Wyoming, RI 02898


Payment can be made here:


NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Short Description: Comprehensive and intensive in its approach to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the skills needed to survive serious adversity.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       More Details: The course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students have the opportunity to attend this course using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation.  The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home is divided into two levels (basic and advanced).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Level one is a nine-hour course and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Upon completion of level one, students may choose to attend level two, which is an additional five hours of range training and teaches advanced shooting skills. After the classroom portion, students should expect to spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one. Level two involves five additional hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition. The ammunition requirements are minimum and may be exceeded.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the appropriate course completion certificates(s), NRA Basic Personal Protection Outside The Home (identifies strong-side hip holster or purse use) certificate, and NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside The Home certificate. The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection in the Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation.
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Note : The Lesson III of the Personal Protection In and Outside The Home courses Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this course is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this course is presented. NRA Certified Instructors may conduct this lesson only if they meet the requirements stated above and then only in their capacity as an attorney, or other state certified individual not in their capacity as an NRA Certified Instructor.


Course Fee:

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: The Preserve at Boulder Hills, 87 Kingstown Road, Wyoming, RI 02898


Payment can be made here:


NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Short Description: Teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely reload metallic cartridges.
 
More Details: This course is eight hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Each student is taught reloading safety; center fire cartridge components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; equipment; and the metallic cartridge reloading process. Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, the Basic Reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, a Basic Firearm Training Program Brochure, an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form.


Course Fee:

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: The Preserve at Boulder Hills Lodge, 87 Kingstown Road, Wyoming, RI 02898


Payment can be made here:


NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Short Description: Teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely reload shotgun shells.
 
More Details: This course is six hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Each student is taught reloading safety; shotgun shell components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; equipment; and the shotgun shell reloading process. Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, the Basic Reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an Instructor Application Course/Evaluation form. 


Course Fee:

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: The Preserve at Boulder Hills, 87 Kingstown Road, Wyoming, RI 02898


Payment can be made here: