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Reloading classes coming soon! I am teaching an introduction to reloading class starting in November. I have received numerous requests. So I am doing a private 2 hour class on the 4th to get started. Then I will do small classes open to the public.

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There is one seat left for the 10/10/2020 class. The cost is $85. Qualify to app;y for your permit. This is an actual shooting class.

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To all of my students that were having trouble getting ammo, the range has plenty of ammo for sale. But it is only available to people that are actually shooting at the range. So plan to bring your gun to the class.

If you want to take the class but can not find ammo I can help. You could use one of my 22 pistols or revolvers to get through the training. It is not ideal. But it will get you some safety and marksmaship training. And you will have your certificate to apply for your permit. I have plenty o...

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The class for this Saturday is full. But there is another one scheduled for October 10th. There are three seats left if you want to jump in. Use the button to register or get more info.

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Surprising to see how many people are interested in private classes. Many of those classes are small groups of friends. But I have had quite a few people that want to be all by themselves. I am happy to help either way. To schedule a private session or join in a group class use the button bel...

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Learn to shoot that new gun you just bought. There are a few seats in the 9/19 class. The cost is $85. This class qualifies you to apply for your concealed carry permit.

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4 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
5 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
8 months 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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