Classes / Training

At Clayton's we offer firearm instruction ranging from the absolute beginner to advanced combatives and tactics for the LE / competitive shooter.  Let us help you shoot for the first time or give you the winning edge over your competition. 

We offer structured NRA classes, private lessons and instruction tailored to your exact needs.

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION- Private lessons with a certified instructor for yourself or a small group is available 6 days a week. Lessons are 1 and 1/2 hours long and include everything you will need besides whatever ammunition is used. Instruction is custom tailored to your needs. This is a great way to learn how to shoot for the first time or enhance and fine tune the skills you already have.  Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. There is no experience required to schedule. Cost for 1 person is $100 per lesson. A private lesson for two people costs $150. Call with any questions or to make a reservation. 


-FUNDAMENTALS OF PISTOL  The Fundamentals of Pistol course is an certificate of completion class designed to introduce the shooter to proper handling, safety, function, and mantinence of their new firearm. Classes are held EVERY Tuesday and Thursday of the month! This course is designed for the new shooter or someone looking to become more confident and knowledgeable in the handling and use of a handgun. Just 3 hours long; we'll spend time in the classroom and range. Posession of your own handgun is suggested but not necessary. No previous experience is required. Class is limited to 6 students per night. classes held twice per week! See below for class schedule and times.            Total cost is $125

INTRO TO CONCEALED CARRY- So you have a permit to carry and have decided to protect yourself and your family out in the world? -THIS is the class for you. Intro to CC is an 8 hour infromative course designed to give you the information you need to SAFELY and effectively use a handgun for defense. We examine what it takes to survive a gunfight, and what to expect in the worst situations ever. You will be introduced to the defensive mindset, stages of awareness, choosing the right gear, methods of draw, tactical engagement, shooting while moving, shooting from cover, point shooting and more. Using police training videos and real world experiences, we go over the psychological and physiological things that our bodies experience in a gunfight. In order to take this class you must have completed the NRA Basic Pistol course, or have equivalent experience in gun handling. Students must have their own gun in safe working order, holster and 200 rounds of ammunition. Classes are held on two weekday evenings. See below for monthly schedule.  Total cost is $250 per person. 

ADVANCED CONCEALED CARRY-  This class is the follow up to the Intro To Concealed Carry. This 8 hour course is designed for the intermedieate to advanced shooter; and covers pistol combatives including reloads, moving while shooting, failure drills, speed shooting, low light method, and weapon retention. Approximately 3 of the 8 hours are classroom; while the rest will be comprised of range trigger time. Designed by Ed Hartzel this course combines proven methods of the most popular schools of handgun combat. Students MUST have completed the Intro to Concealed Carry; OR show completion of the NRA PPOTH, have an active IDPA Marksman ranking, or USPSA C Class, or have attended a similar accreddited Defensive pistol course. ( IE Farnham Defensive Pistol, Blackwater 3 Day, etc) Students must have their own defensive handgun in good working order; at least 3 spare magazines or speed loaders; eye and ear protection; spare magazine deployment, strong side holster, cleaning kit, and 500 rounds of ammunition. Please call with any question you have. Cost for class is $250 per student.  


                                                           APRIL 2017- WED 19TH & THURS 20TH. 6:00PM-9:30PM

                                                           MAY   2017-  WED 24TH & THURS 25TH.  6-9:30PM

                                                           JUNE   2017-  WED 21ST & THURS 22ND. 6-9:30PM


                                                                TO BE ANNOUNCED

                                                                  MARCH 2017
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                                                                 MAY  2017
                                                                            TUES                                      2ND-    6:00PM
                                                                            TUES                                      9TH-    6:00PM
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