INTRO TO RIFLES

If you want to learn firearms responsibility, safety, and proper shooting technique, this is a great group class for a nominal fee. The class is taught by NRA certified instructors.  The class is limited to 11 students.  Classes must have 5 students registered five days prior to the class date or the class will be cancelled and students can be transferred to another date.  See the Training Calendar for dates.  To register for the class, just click on the class.  Payment is by credit card.

A FOID Card is not required to take this course.

The class is 2 hours long consisting of 1 hour in the classroom and up to 1 hour on the range.  The content of each class is:

  • Promotion and demonstration on the safe handling of guns on the range
  • Proper grip, sight picture, stance, breathing, and trigger control
  • Live fire practice on our Training Range.
  • How to deal with guns in the home

The cost of the class is $80.00 which includes the class and range time. You will need to bring your rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition.

Each student will receive a decorative named certificate of completion for the course.

To pass the course, students must show an acceptable level of safety and proficiency as determined by the instructor.

Check out our Beginner Pistol & Intro to Shotguns classes! 

Intro to Rifles – $80.00

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November 2021

1-ON-1 Pistol Instruction

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 – $250 Sold out

"1-ON-1" Pistol Instruction ... "An Individualized Learning Session" Course Description "Individualized lessons for 1st time or "newer" shooters who are looking for private "1-ON-1" instruction to acquire a foundation of knowledge, skills and confidence while shooting pistols." PRICING & INFO : $125 /per person 90 minute session : "1-on-1" Instruction & Range time INCLUDED IN THE TRAINING IS THE FOLLOWING : Ammo - 75 Rounds ($40 Value) 50 rounds of 22 LR 25 rounds- choice of 9mm, .40 S&W, or .45…

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.22 Pistol Skills Class

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125

.22 Pistol Skills Class- Intro Part 2 This class is specifically for graduates of Excel Training Group’s Introduction to Handguns class. Students must have taken the Introduction to Handguns Class to sign up for this class. Your instructors are TD Roe- Winning female competitive shooter and Bill Zeller- Match director for many years. We will coach and encourage you to improve your ability with the .22 pistol. In this class we will practice the fundamentals learned in the Introduction to…

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December 2021

Intro To Handguns

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 5 tickets left

This is a basic course directed to people with little or no firearms experience to provide them with a fun and safe way to be introduced to handguns and shooting. Led by winning female action pistol competitor TD Roe, attendees enjoy a comfortable, low pressure, fun environment. This Intro to Handguns class and Women’s class are identical in content. The class begins with a classroom session of approximately one and a half hours.  First, we discuss safety and the legal aspects…

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NRA Basic Pistol

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$150 1 ticket left

In this 8-hour course you will learn proper handling, firearm safety, range procedures, ammunition, and shooting fundamentals of revolvers and semi-automatic handguns. The course includes range time, firearms, and ammunition, but if you want to bring your own firearm, you are welcome to do so. This course is designed to teach the first-time pistol shooter the proper way to handle and shoot a handgun and is accepted by Illinois as 8 of the required 16 hours of training for an…

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NRA Basic Rifle

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$150 4 tickets left

If you like to shoot your rifle(s) and have never taken a class in rifle fundamentals, the NRA Basic Rifle class is for you. In addition to safety, instruction on various action types, safety, and ammunition, you will learn the 5 rifle shooting positions, prone, sitting, kneeling, bench and offhand, and receive coaching in the classroom and on the range in how to shoot them properly. This class sets you up for everything from plinking to long range shooting. We…

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Women’s Introduction to Handguns

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 9 tickets left

This is a basic course directed to people with little or no firearms experience to provide them with a fun and safe way to be introduced to handguns and shooting. Led by winning female action pistol competitor TD Roe, attendees enjoy a comfortable, low pressure, fun environment. The class begins with a classroom session of approximately one and a half hours. First, we discuss safety and the legal aspects of handguns, and then the mechanical aspects of how ammunition and…

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Youth Handgun Safety

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$49.99 Sold out

GAT GUNS has a class designed for young shooters, ages 8 through 14 If you want your child to learn firearms responsibility, safety, and proper shooting technique, this is a great group class for a nominal fee. The class is taught by NRA certified instructors.  These classes will be held on varying Thursdays, each month from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  The class is limited to 11 students.  Classes must have 5 students registered five days prior to the class date…

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.22 Pistol Skills Class

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 11 tickets left

.22 Pistol Skills Class- Intro Part 2 This class is specifically for graduates of Excel Training Group’s Introduction to Handguns class. Students must have taken the Introduction to Handguns Class to sign up for this class. Your instructors are TD Roe- Winning female competitive shooter and Bill Zeller- Match director for many years. We will coach and encourage you to improve your ability with the .22 pistol. In this class we will practice the fundamentals learned in the Introduction to…

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Handgun: Phase II

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 8 tickets left

Our second level for those who've been through our Intro to Handguns class or another quality introductory class.  One of the questions we get asked right away after the Intro classes is: "What next?", followed by, "What gun should I get?" Handgun: Phase II provides an answer to both: Get back to the fundamentals and then move on to TD's famous Gun Buffet, how to shop for and find the "right" gun for you, and have a look at maintaining…

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Next Step Youth Class

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
East Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$59.99 6 tickets left

This class will pick up where the Youth Handgun Safety Class left off. There will be a review of safe gun handling and range safety. This class will involve more range time than the first youth safety class since we will be working on actual shooting skills. We will also attempt to determine eye dominance. The class will concentrate on beginning steps regarding: Grip Stance Sight Alignment Sight Picture We will be using the Ruger SR22 pistol (same as the…

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