First Steps Rifle

What fundamental Skills will I learn during this course?

Position, Grip, Sight Alignment, Breath Control, Trigger Squeeze, Follow Through.  This course is a great one for those who are either not sure of full commitment or do not have enough time.  Once again this is not a full certification course.  If you want a more in – depth course than enroll for the full Basic Rifle course which is 5-7 hours.

First Steps Rifle is 3.5 hours in length, however class time varies upon the size of the group, and how fast you learn the skills, average 1.5 hours, then off to the range for an hour of live fire.

You have a choice of either Ruger  AR-15 Rifle or Ruger Mini -14 Rifle.  Both are equipped with a scope or E-O Tech  sights. Caliber is either 223, or the more expensive 5.56 NATO rounds.

Safe gun handling rules

  1. Treat all firearms as if they are loaded
  2. Always Keep the Gun pointed in the Safest Possible Direction
  3. Always Keep your Finger Off The Trigger Until Ready To Shoot
  4. Always keep the Gun Unloaded Until Ready To Use

Course starting times

Mon-Fri: 8am, 2pm, 6pm

Sat: 8am, 1pm

Sun: 8am

For more information on schedules please call us direct at 650-315-3665 or email:

When you call our facility, please have exact dates ready so we can adapt ourselves to fit your needs, this avoids too many calls, back n forth, and also the class being filled by the time you call us back.


3.5 Hour Course Fee: $149.00

Students pay their own range, and ammo fees.



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