Beginner Training

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

We all have to start somewhere!  This is the place for you if you are new to firearms and want a solid foundation in the basics! Each class is taught by an NRA certified instructor, law enforcement officer or both!

                                                                                                                                                                   NRA Home Firearms Safety Course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Short Description:Non-shooting course and teaches students the basic knowledge, skills, and to explain the attitude necessary for
the safe handling and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               More Details: This is a four-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Students are taught NRA’s
three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports. Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic
Firearm Training Program brochure, course completion certificate.

This course qualifies you for your MA LTC Class and FID.


Required Equipment:  We provide everything you need!


Course Fee: $125.00

Date: May 5, 2018

Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

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


Payment can be made here: The Range at The Preserve

                                                                                                                                                               NRA Basic Pistol 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              More Details: This course is at least 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and
semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet; take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.
This course qualifies you for your  Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Florida resident or NON-resident pistol permit licenses.


Course Fee: $150.00

Date: April 14, 2018

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

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

Payment can be made here:
The Range at The Preserve


NRA Range Safety Officer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Short Description: Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.
 
More Details: This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form. 


Course Fee: $150.00

Date: April 7, 2018

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

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

Payment can be made here:
The Range at The Preserve


Defensive Handgun 101
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Short Description: Learn the very basics about firearm safety, shooting for a firearm, and start a foundation to prepare you to protect yourself and/or your loved ones with this course.
 
More Details:This course focuses on firearm safety, loading and unloading a firearm, proper shooting techniques to include; grip, stance, sight alignment, sight picture, trigger squeeze, follow through, reacquiring your sight for successive shots, scanning for additional threats, reloading, phase one malfunctions, and much more!

Recommended Equipment: Sturdy belt, reliable holster, semi-automatic or revolver, a spare magazine, 250 rounds, eye protection, ear protection, speed loader for revolver, magazine holder.


Course Fee: $175.00

Date: May 13, 2018

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

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

Payment can be made here:
The Range at The Preserve