“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.”
  • $125 /per person
  • 90 minute session : “1-on-1” Instruction & Range time
  • Ammo – 75 Rounds ($40 Value)
    • 50 rounds of 22 LR
    • 25 rounds- choice of 9mm, .40 S&W, or .45 ACP
  • Range time 30-45min ($18.95 Value)
    • Students begin using 22 LR then move to the caliber of their personal or future firearm.
  • Targets ($5 Value)
  • Follow-up email with Lesson Review videos.
  • Private Classroom Instruction covers the following 5 Topics: (Approx. 45-60 min)
    1. Basic operation & parts of a pistol (cleaning discussion included)
    2. Loading, Unloading & Storage
    3. The Basics – Grip, Aiming, Stance, Breathing, Trigger Control, & Follow-Through.
    4. Safety and Proper Gun etiquette
    5. Questions & Open Discussion.
  • IF you would like to learn & practice with your own personal Firearm, please bring your CASED & UNLOADED firearm with you to your “1-ON-1” training session.
  •  *** PISTOLS or REVOLVERS ONLY***. (22 WMR, 22 LR, 5.7 x 28mm, 380 ACP, 38 SPL, 38 SPL+P, 357 MAG, 40 S&W, 45 ACP/AUTO ONLY.)
  • Pistols need to be safety checked & tagged at check-in.
  • Bring Eye & Ear protection to wear during your “Range Time”. Rentals are available at a small fee, if you do not have your own.


Johnny Karatheodore



Private Pistol Training

This 3 hour class is a more personal type of training as the class is limited to three students (four if 2 couples or a family).

  • Do you want to learn how to defend yourself better?
  • Learn to shoot for Concealed Carry
  • Are you still learning and want to be more accurate or hone your skills?
  • GAT GUNS hosts a three hour evening class.
  • Learn target shooting and self defense techniques
  • Group rates available

Cost of the class varies based on private or semi-private instruction and the number of people – Call for details 1-630-957-7126

Come to GAT GUNS and our instructor, Jerry Kau, will teach you how. Jerry is NRA-IPA-IA-ISV-IVA-Certified, and Illinois Concealed Carry Certified.

In the classroom you will learn firearms safety, trigger control, sight alignment and target acquisition.  On the range you will be shooting live ammo at paper targets.

This class is by appointment only.  Jerry is available during the day and evenings, seven days a week.
Individuals or couples. Call Jerry at 630-957-7126 to make an appointment.

What to bring to class:

If you have a handgun, you can bring it along with your range gear and ammo.  If you do not own a handgun, you can choose one from our rental guns.  You can also rent eye and ear protection if you do not have your own.  You must buy ammo here to use in our guns.

Visit Jerry’s web site for more information on this class –

Jerry Kau


  1. Store Hours:
  2. Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  3. Saturday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  4. Sunday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Note: The Ranges Close 1/2 Hour Before The Store Closes

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Holiday Hours:

  • New Years Eve - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • New Years Day - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Easter - CLOSED
  • Memorial Day - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 4th of July - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Labor Day - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thanksgiving - CLOSED
  • Christmas Eve - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Christmas Day - CLOSED

GAT Guns accepts Credit Cards. We offer a cash discount on firearms.