ADVANCED CLASSES

These classes take you beyond the basics to hone your skills

GAT GUNS has many classes that will train you to defend yourself in different situations both inside and outside of your home. The instructors are police officers with many years of experience in training police officers.

AR-15 Build Class

  • Learn how to build an AR-15 from the ground up! This course covers complete assembly of your lower receiver. It also covers the components of the upper receiver and how they interact to cycle the gun.
  • $80.00 | 2 hours
  • You will need to purchase a firearms kit prior to taking this course.

Intro to USPSA/IDPA Competition

  • This course is for shooters interested in action pistol sports, including USPSA and IDPA. This course will help you prepare you for your first match or take a step in the development of their competition participation.
  • $150.00 | 2 hours
  • You will need your handgun, 150 rounds of ammo, 3-4 magazines, and a holster.

Defensive Pistol 3 – Scoot and Shoot

  • This class will focus on developing the technique to move forward, backward and laterally while engaging a target or multiple targets. All aspects of phase 1 and 2 are incorporated into these drills.
  • $150.00 | 4 hours
  • You will need your handgun, 250 rounds of ammo, extra magazines, and a holster.

Defensive Pistol 4 – Low Light / No Light

  • This class will teach you several techniques to shoot your firearm while using a flashlight. You will learn how to engage targets and move from point-to-point in the dark.
  • $150.00 | 4 hours
  • You will need your handgun, 250 rounds of ammo, extra magazines, a flashlight and a holster.

Chaotic Pistol

  • Each month the scenario changes and you will use the techniques learned in Defensive Pistol 1-4.
  • $75.00 | 2 hours
  • You will need your handgun, 150 rounds of ammo, extra magazines, a flashlight and a holster.

Defensive Rifle 3 – Moving and Shooting

  • This class will focus on engaging targets on the move and also in low light or no light conditions.
  • $150.00 | 4 hours
  • You will need your rifle, 200 rounds of ammo, handgun & holster, extra magazines, magazine pouch, and a flashlight.

Defensive Rifle 4 – Challenge Day

  • You will take all of the skills learned in the previous classes and put them to use in skill driven events that are designed to challenge you and help you see if equipment you have purchased is well suited and positioned correctly to help you perform at your highest potential.
  • $150.00 | 4 hours
  • You will need your rifle, 200 rounds of ammo, handgun & holster, extra magazines, magazine pouch, and a flashlight.

Long Range Rifle

  • This class is designed for shooters who want to challenge their abilities at long ranges and covers all the necessary skills for shooting out to 600 yards.
  • $250.00 | 8 hours

Advanced Rifle Shooting

  • This class will teach you how to use a mil-dot scope to shoot at varying distances without changing the dope on your scope and also how to adjust for the wind.
  • $250.00 | 8 hours
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December 2021

Chaotic Pistol

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$75 1 ticket left

Defensive Pistol 4 is a prerequisite. This class is a top level program and it replaces Defensive Pistol 5. Each month the scenario changes and you will use the techniques learned in other classes in the program. One month it may be shooting at moving targets or shooting from a seated position; next month it may be shooting behind a barricade in the dark. You will need 150 rounds of ammo, extra magazines, flashlight, holster, and eye and ear protection.

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Defensive Pistol 3

December 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$150 7 tickets left

DEFENSIVE PISTOL 3 This class was previously called Scoot and Shoot. Review barricade shooting Review malfunction drills Moving and shooting The rest of the class will be spent developing the technique to move forward, backward and laterally while engaging a target or multiple targets. Techniques taught here are different than those used by IDPA and IPSC shooters. This Phase is the most fun part of the course and also the most challenging.  All aspects of phase I and II are…

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Defensive Pistol 4

December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$150 5 tickets left

DEFENSIVE PISTOL 4 This class was previously called Low Light – No Light Pistol. Review moving and shooting. Skills taught in this class are meant to help you in a fight for your life against a motivated attacker that has decided to harm you or your family.  You will learn several techniques to shoot your firearm while using a flashlight.  We will cover and practice four different light techniques to engage your target as well as lighting techniques to move from…

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January 2022

Defensive Pistol 3

January 29, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$150 6 tickets left

DEFENSIVE PISTOL 3 This class was previously called Scoot and Shoot. Review barricade shooting Review malfunction drills Moving and shooting The rest of the class will be spent developing the technique to move forward, backward and laterally while engaging a target or multiple targets. Techniques taught here are different than those used by IDPA and IPSC shooters. This Phase is the most fun part of the course and also the most challenging.  All aspects of phase I and II are…

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Defensive Pistol 4

January 29, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$150 7 tickets left

DEFENSIVE PISTOL 4 This class was previously called Low Light – No Light Pistol. Review moving and shooting. Skills taught in this class are meant to help you in a fight for your life against a motivated attacker that has decided to harm you or your family.  You will learn several techniques to shoot your firearm while using a flashlight.  We will cover and practice four different light techniques to engage your target as well as lighting techniques to move from…

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Chaotic Pistol

January 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$75 2 tickets left

Defensive Pistol 4 is a prerequisite. This class is a top level program and it replaces Defensive Pistol 5. Each month the scenario changes and you will use the techniques learned in other classes in the program. One month it may be shooting at moving targets or shooting from a seated position; next month it may be shooting behind a barricade in the dark. You will need 150 rounds of ammo, extra magazines, flashlight, holster, and eye and ear protection.

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February 2022

Chaotic Pistol

February 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$75 Sold out

Defensive Pistol 4 is a prerequisite. This class is a top level program and it replaces Defensive Pistol 5. Each month the scenario changes and you will use the techniques learned in other classes in the program. One month it may be shooting at moving targets or shooting from a seated position; next month it may be shooting behind a barricade in the dark. You will need 150 rounds of ammo, extra magazines, flashlight, holster, and eye and ear protection.

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March 2022

Chaotic Pistol

March 19, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$75 8 tickets left

Defensive Pistol 4 is a prerequisite. This class is a top level program and it replaces Defensive Pistol 5. Each month the scenario changes and you will use the techniques learned in other classes in the program. One month it may be shooting at moving targets or shooting from a seated position; next month it may be shooting behind a barricade in the dark. You will need 150 rounds of ammo, extra magazines, flashlight, holster, and eye and ear protection.

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