Rifle and Shotgun Courses

Our firearms instructors are experts in firearms and tactics, maintenance, and foundational skill development. The instructors at ATC continuously receive expert training in order to provide the most current and progressive training possible to our clientele. To insure you are provided thorough training, courses include classroom, hands-on, and live fire instruction. We have a class that is suited for you, whether you have never touched a firearm, or you employ one daily. We have something to offer everyone!


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COURSE TITLE AND DESCRIPTON
COURSE LENGTH
STUDENT EXPERIENCE LEVEL
TUITION / FEES
NRA Basic Shotgun Course
1 Day
Beginner
$150 + $25 Range Fee
This course is intended for those who are interested in learning the basics of shotguns. The shotgun is the most commonly used defensive and sporting firearm in
America. In this course you will have a mixture of classroom and hands-on training covering topics such as safe handling, loading and unloading, firing and
maintenance. You will also learn ready positions, potential dangers, low light, precautions, applicable laws and more.

This course is intended for those interested in learning about shotguns that have little or no prior experience. This course meets and exceeds the requirements of
NRA's Basic Shotgun Course.

This course is intended for those who are interested in learning the basics of shotguns. The shotgun is the most commonly used defensive and sporting firearm in
America. In this course you will have a mixture of classroom and hands-on training covering topics such as safe handling, loading and unloading, firing and
maintenance. You will also learn ready positions, potential dangers, low light, precautions, applicable laws and more.

This course is intended for those interested in learning about shotguns that have little or no prior experience. This course meets and exceeds the requirements of
NRA's Basic Shotgun Course.

NRA Basic Shotgun Equipment Requirements:
Shotgun
Sling-(recommended not mandatory)
Eye and Ear Protection
Hat or Cap with bill
Weather Appropriate Clothing
Comfortable and Sturdy Shoes or Boots
Ground Cover for Prone Shooting
100 Rounds of #8 shot
Advanced Defensive Shotgun
1 Day
Advanced
$200 + $25 Range Fee
This course is intended for users with intermediate to extensive prior experience with shotgun and wish to advance their knowledge and skills for defensive use of a
shotgun. In this course you will have a combination of classroom and hands-on range training to cover a variety of topics such as safety in the home or vehicle,
maintenance, defensive shooting, alternative shooting positions, shooting on the move and more. You will also learn potential dangers, loading and unloading
techniques, carry techniques and considerations for ammunition selection. This is a self defense grounded course offered to responsible citizens, armed professionals,
law enforcement and governmental agencies.

Prior to attending this course a background check is required. This requirement is waived for individuals who possess a valid firearms license / carry permit or can
furnish a receipt from a recent gun purchase. Include applicable copies with your enrollment form. This course is intended for those with intermediate to extensive
experience with shotguns.

Advanced Defensive Shotgun Equipment Requirements:
Semi Auto or Pump Shotgun
Sling
Flashlight extra batteries
Eye and Ear Protection
Hat or Cap with bill
Weather Appropriate Clothing
Comfortable and Sturdy Shoes or Boots
Ground Cover for Prone Shooting (blanket, shooter mat, poncho, etc)
200 Rounds of birdshot, 20 slugs, 20 OO Buck (low recoil)
NRA Basic Rifle Course
1 Day
Beginner
$150 + $25 Range Fee
This course is perfect for those are interested in learning the basics of modern rifles. In this course you will have a mixture of classroom and hands-on training
covering topics such as safe handling, loading and unloading, firing and maintenance. You will also learn ready positions, potential dangers, applicable laws and
more.

This course is intended for those interested in learning about rifles and carbines who have little or no prior experience. This course meets and exceeds the
requirements of NRA's Basic Rifle Course.

NRA Basic Rifle Equipment Requirements:
Rifle
Sling-(recommended not mandatory)
Eye and Ear Protection
Hat or Cap with bill
Weather Appropriate Clothing
Comfortable and Sturdy Shoes or Boots
Ground Cover for Prone Shooting (blanket, shooter mat, poncho, etc)
200 Rounds of Ammunition
Precision Scoped Rifle
2 Days
Intermediate
$250 + $25 Range Fee
This course is ideal for those who have experience with rifles and wish to further their ability and training level with Precision Scoped Rifles. In this class, you will learn
firearms safety specific to high powered rifles. The class will begin with a review of basic rifle skills followed by zero and grouping to validate the rifle, optics and
ancillary equipment. Function drills both off and on the bench will ensure the serviceability of the equipment. Skills covered will include improvised shooting positions,
handling and operation, selection of ammunition, carry conditions and uses of the sling, field exercises to 300 yards and much more. This is a self defense grounded
course offered to responsible citizens, armed professionals, law enforcement and governmental agencies.

Prior to attending this course a background check is required. This requirement is waived for individuals who possess a valid firearms license / carry permit or can
furnish a receipt from a recent gun purchase. Include applicable copies with your enrollment form. This course is intended for those with basic working knowledge of
Precision Scoped Rifles.

Precision Scoped Rifle Equipment Requirements:
Rifle with Scope
Sling, Bipod & rear bag
Eye and Ear Protection
Hat or Cap with bill
Weather Appropriate Clothing
Comfortable and Sturdy Shoes or Boots
Ground Cover for Prone Shooting  (blanket, shooter mat, poncho, etc)
Rifle Cleaning Kit spotting scope/binoculars
200 Rounds of Ammunition
Advanced Precision Scoped Rifle
1 Day
Advanced
$200 + $25 Range Fee
This course is ideal for the shooter who wishes to further his or her skills with their Precision Scoped Rifle. The course will begin in the classroom with an
understanding of ballistics and ammunition selection as it applies to Precision Scoped Rifle. The rifle, optics, and ancillary equipment will undergo a pre-operational
inspection by the student under the guidelines and supervision of the Instructor. A review of foundational rifle skills followed by zero and grouping to validate the rifle;
optic partnership will initiate live fire exercises. A series of function drills both on and off the bench will ensure the equipments serviceability when taken to the field.
Once the equipment is proven sound, the students will hone their skills in delivering accurate shots from improvised positions. Each student will have the opportunity to
engage both paper and reactive steel targets up to 300 yards before the end of the course. A preventative maintenance and equipment care session will conclude the
information packed day of the Precision Scoped Rifle Course. This is an advanced course offered to responsible citizens, armed professionals, law enforcement and
governmental agencies. 

Prior to attending this course a background check is required. This requirement is waived for individuals who possess a valid firearms license / carry permit or can
furnish a receipt from a recent gun purchase. Include applicable copies with your enrollment form. This course is intended for those with a strong working knowledge
of rifles and shooting.

Advanced Precision Scoped Rifle Equipment Requirements:
Rifle with Scope
Sling Bipod & rear bag
Eye and Ear Protection
Hat or Cap with bill
Weather Appropriate Clothing
Comfortable and Sturdy Shoes or Boots
Ground Cover for Prone Shooting (blanket, shooter mat, poncho, etc)
Rifle Cleaning Kit spotting scope/binoculars
200 Rounds of Ammunition
Basic Carbine (AR/AK/Other)
1 Day
Beginner
$150 + $25 Range Fee
This is an entry level course for carbine shooters. This class covers all modern tactical carbine platforms, such as the AR15/M4/M16, AK47/AK74, Galil, SCAR-L,
Tavor, and other variants. Topics covered include safety, stance, zeroing for iron sights and optics, sight alignment and trigger control. Familiarization with their carbine
includes field stripping and maintenance. Other subject matter that is covered include tactical reloading, shooting positions, and introduction to different skill drills,
including dry fire and combat style shooting. This is a self defense grounded course offered to responsible citizens, armed professionals, law enforcement and
governmental agencies.

Prior to attending this course a background check is required. This requirement is waived for individuals who possess a valid firearms license / carry permit or can
furnish a receipt from a recent gun purchase. Include applicable copies with your enrollment form. This course is intended for those interested in learning about
Carbines who have little or no prior experience.

Basic Carbine Equipment Requirements:
Rifle w/ Sling
Owner's Manual and proper sight adjustment tool
Eye and Ear Protection
Hat or Cap with bill
Weather Appropriate Clothing
Comfortable and Sturdy Shoes or Boots
Rifle cleaning kit and quality multi-tool (Leatherman, Gerber, or similar)
200 Rounds of Ammunition and at least 3 quality magazines
Advanced Carbine
2 Days
Intermediate
$250 + $25 Range Fee
This class is for those who have experience with the carbine rifles. To be eligible for this class you are required to have passed the Carbine Basic class or exhibit
proficiency in the handling the carbine prior to class. Topics that will be covered include everything in Carbine Orientation taken to a higher level, as well as an
introduction to different advanced skill drills. This is a advanced level and above course; regardless of your skill level you will be challenged. This is a combat
grounded course offered to responsible citizens, armed professionals, law enforcement and governmental agencies.

Prior to attending this course a background check is required. This requirement is waived for individuals who possess a valid firearms license / carry permit or can
furnish a receipt from a recent gun purchase. Include applicable copies with your enrollment form. This course is intended for those with experience with Carbines.

Advanced Carbine Equipment Requirements:
Rifle w/ Sling
Owner's Manual and proper sight adjustment tool
Eye and Ear Protection
Hat or Cap with bill
Weather Appropriate Clothing
Comfortable and Sturdy Shoes or Boots
Rifle cleaning kit and quality multi-tool (Leatherman, Gerber, or similar)
200 Rounds of Ammunition and at least 3 quality magazines
Low Light Defensive Shotgun/Rifle
1 Day
Advanced
$200 + $25 Range Fee
This course teaches you the skills necessary to defend yourself in conditions which offer little to no lighting. In this class, you will learn techniques and skills such as
defense with or without alternate lighting sources, low light operations, selecting equipment for low light conditions, and other uses of the flashlight. This course is
perfect for citizens who own rifles or shotguns for home defense purposes. This is a self defense grounded course offered to responsible citizens, armed professionals,
law enforcement and governmental agencies.
Prior to attending this course a background check is required. This requirement is waived for individuals who possess a valid firearms license / carry permit or can
furnish a receipt from a recent gun purchase. Include applicable copies with your enrollment form.

This course is recommended only for those who have extensive knowledge of rifles/shotguns. Basic Carbine (Intermediate), Defensive Shotgun (Advanced) or a
similar course is required as a prerequisite.

Low Light Defensive Rifle/Shotgun Equipment Requirements:
Rifle
Sling, Bipod & rear bag
Eye and Ear Protection
Hat or Cap with bill
Weather Appropriate Clothing
Comfortable and Sturdy Shoes or Boots
Ground Cover for Prone Shooting
Rifle Cleaning Kit spotting scope/binoculars
300 Rounds of Ammunition
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