Training Courses


 

No 4 Tactical is your Premier Firearms Training Center in Northern New York. Located on 11 Acres in Central Lewis County, it is ideally suited for all your training needs. Sporting a 25 yard tactical handgun range and a 100 yard rifle range just out back of the Gun shop and Classroom.

Here at No 4 Tactical, we take Safety very seriously and all classes are run strictly adhering to the NRA safe firearm handling guidelines.

Whether you have questions about the Pistol Permit Application process, needing a refresher about safe gun handling or are interested in sharpening your shooting skills, we have something for you.

 

Courses: 

NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting

$75  - 7 hours - Classroom  

Class size: Min 4    Max 12 

REQUIRED IN LEWIS COUNTY PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR PISTOL PERMIT APPLICATION

  • Essential gun safety rules

  • Different types of pistols and which one is best for you

  • The basics of ammunition

  • The fundamentals of pistol shooting

  • Different shooting positions

  • The most common shooting errors

  • Proper gun cleaning and maintenance

  • How to maintain your skills

 

 

NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Live Fire

$35 - Call when you receive your permit to schedule

REQUIRED IN LEWIS COUNTY WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF OBTAINING YOUR PISTOL PERMIT. (TAKEN AFTER COMPLETION OF CLASSROOM PORTION.) Usually only takes about 45 minutes as you already demonstrated proper gun handling skills in the classroom.

 

Pistol Shooting Refresher

$40/hour  - for 1 student  

$60/hour  - for 2 students

$75/hour  - for 3 students

Class size: Min 1    Max 3 

For those shooters who need a little practice with an NRA certified instructor, either 1 on 1 or with a couple friends. As a refresher, most students only need about 1 hour, but you can schedule however much time you like.

  • Essential gun safety rules

  • Different types of pistols and which one is best for you

  • The basics of ammunition

  • The fundamentals of pistol shooting

  • Different shooting positions

  • The most common shooting errors

  • Proper gun cleaning and maintenance

  • How to maintain your skills

 

NRA Personal Protection in the Home

$165  -  8 hours - Classroom and range

Class size: Min 4   Max 9

RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS KEEPING A FIREARM IN THE HOME FOR PROTECTION

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.

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.

 

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home $230  - 14 hours -  Classroom and range

Class size: Min 4    Max 9

RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS WITH AN UNRESTRICTED PISTOL PERMIT WHO INTEND TO CARRY A CONCEALED FIREARM. (TAKEN AFTER COMPLETION OF PERSONAL PROTECTION IN THE HOME)

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.

  Day one is nine-hours 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. Students spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during day one.  During day two, which is an additional five hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition students learn advanced shooting skills.

 

Advanced Defensive Pistol

$140  - 7 hours -  Classroom and range

Class size: Min 4   Max 9

Teaches the knowledge, skills, and attitude to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence.

 

NRA Range Safety Officer

$115  - 9 hours -  Classroom

Class size: Min 4   Max 12 (Must be 21 years of age)

GEARED TOWARDS INDIVIDUALS IN CHARGE OF SHOOTING RANGE SAFETY

Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

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.

 

Range Practice

$10/hour 

At certain times during the year No 4 Tactical holds non-instructional range practices under the supervision of an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer. You get to shoot steel & paper targets on your own or in fun competition with others. Your choice.