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TRAINING

“We at Target Masters’ take training very seriously. Whether re-enforcing basics of safe gun handling to reduce accidents, teaching the moral, ethical and legal use of force, or providing advanced tactical and gun handling skills; our focus is on saving lives. Come train with us and help make our community a safer place.

Due to subject matter of our classes, we require students to enroll in person and pay in advance to secure their seat. “

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CLASSES

Basic Pistol Instruction

DETAILS: We will teach you how to properly load, unload, clean and shoot your firearm. Call or visit to make an appointment
Training offered Tuesday through Friday afternoons.

FEE: Call for pricing

Conceal & Carry Class

Our classes are 8 hours in length and are offered in two formats. Please see schedule above.

(must enroll in person/in advance)

CCW CLASS FEE:  $100.00 (Cash or check only.)

 

DETAILS: The Target Masters CCW course will teach you the state required information, and more importantly you will learn:

  • The THREE elements that must be present to legally justify deadly force.
  • The FIVE things you must tell the police if you use your gun for self-defense.
  • How to justify your use of force to a judge and jury.

 

REQUIRED ITEMS:

  • Photo identification.
  • Either a pistol or revolver.
  • 50 rounds of FMJ brass case ammunition.

NOTE:  Student must be able to safely handle, load, unload, field strip and operate their weapon without supervision.

Advanced Training Classes

Most of our advanced classes are broken down into 2-hour blocks and conducted on Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  2/hr. classes require 100 rounds of ammunition. Tuition for all advanced 2-hr. courses is $50.00

 

  • Tactical Handgun -1 Gunfighter fundamentals / Shooting from cover. (2hrs)
  • Tactical Handgun-2 Improving speed /Target transitions /Multiple threats. (2hrs)
  • Tactical Handgun-3 Low-light shooting. (2 hrs.)
  • Tactical Handgun-4 Team tactics /Defense with spouse or partner.  (2hrs.)
  • Rules of engagement for civilians.  When deadly force is justified.  (2 hrs.)
  • Aftermath of a shooting / Confidential training for certified responsible citizens. (2hrs.)

 

NOTE: Due to sensitive nature of material covered in the Aftermath of shooting course; all students must have concealed carry permit, active/retired law enforcement credentials, or letter of clean criminal history from Sheriff’s Department. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Combat Handgun: (8/hrs.)   $150.00

 

  • Defining success in a gunfight.
  • Proper Mindset.
  • Street encounters.
  • Number of violent criminal actors (VCAs) and speed of attack.
  • Ability – Opportunity – Jeopardy. / When you can shoot. (Brief overview.)
  • Elements of a successful gunfight.
  • Stress Inoculation.
  • Managing the violent encounter and the aftermath.
  • Marksmanship under stress.
  • Live fire tactical and marksmanship exercises.

 

STUDENT MUST BRING: hat with brim, modern handgun and holster, 250 rounds of ammunition, 2 spare magazines /speed loaders, ear and eye protection.

NOTE: Due to sensitive nature of material covered in the Combat Handgun course; all students must have concealed carry permit, active/retired law enforcement credentials, or letter of clean criminal history from Sheriff’s Department. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Private Classes

All private scheduled courses are based on a 1-hour intensive curriculum that moves you quickly through focused academic material to live fire application of skills. At the completion of each course you will have the contextual knowledge and primary skills to continue self-directed training and skill refinement.

THE FOLLOWING ARE OFFERED AS PRIVATE CLASSES:

  • Basic Handgun 1 – Basic skills taught in context of defensive shooting.
  • Basic Handgun 2 – Improving speed, target transitions, shooting from cover positions, and clearing malfunctions.
  • Open Subject Skill Development

 

PRIVATE CLASS FEE:  $50.00 per person plus applicable range and/or rental fees.  Please call 573-443-3700 to schedule.