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Gun For Hire Basic Pistol 2017-07-01T12:25:39+00:00

 

 NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting

This is an awesome class to take with friends. If you don’t know where to start, this is it. This class teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This course is about 4-5 hours long (objective based) and includes classroom and range time, learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. You’ll learn the rules for safe gun handling, pistol parts and operation, ammunition, shooting fundamentals, range rules, shooting from the two-handed standing positions, and continued opportunities for skill development.

Course Pricing
With Optional Florida CCW
$235 Walk in and Silver Members
$216.50 Red, White, & Blue and Gold Members save 10% off of the walk in price
$198 Platinum Members save 20% off of the walk in price

Without Optional Florida CCW
$185 Walk in and Silver Members
$166.50 Gold Members and Active Military save 10% off of the walk in price
$148 Platinum Members save 20% off of the walk in price

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28jul(jul 28)10:00 am(jul 28)10:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting July 28th @ Woodland Park Range10:00 am - 2:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

29jul(jul 29)9:00 am(jul 29)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shootingl July 29th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

30jul(jul 30)9:00 am(jul 30)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting July 30th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

01aug(aug 1)4:00 pm(aug 1)4:00 pmNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 1st @ Woodland Park Range4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

05aug(aug 5)9:00 am(aug 5)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 5th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

06aug(aug 6)9:00 am(aug 6)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 6th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

12aug(aug 12)9:00 am(aug 12)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 12th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

13aug(aug 13)9:00 am(aug 13)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 13th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

15aug(aug 15)10:00 am(aug 15)10:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 15th @ Woodland Park Range10:00 am - 2:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

16aug(aug 16)4:00 pm(aug 16)4:00 pmNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 16th @ Woodland Park Range4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

19aug(aug 19)9:00 am(aug 19)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 19th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

20aug(aug 20)9:00 am(aug 20)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 20th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

24aug(aug 24)10:00 am(aug 24)10:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 24th @ Woodland Park Range10:00 am - 2:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

26aug(aug 26)9:00 am(aug 26)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 26th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

27aug9:00 am1:00 pmNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 27th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

30aug(aug 30)4:00 pm(aug 30)4:00 pmNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting August 30th @ Woodland Park Range4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

02sep(sep 2)9:00 am(sep 2)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 2nd @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

03sep(sep 3)9:00 am(sep 3)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 3rd @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

06sep(sep 6)4:00 pm(sep 6)4:00 pmNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 6th @ Woodland Park Range4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

09sep(sep 9)9:00 am(sep 9)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 9th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

10sep(sep 10)9:00 am(sep 10)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 10th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

13sep(sep 13)4:00 pm(sep 13)4:00 pmNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 13th @ Woodland Park Range4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

16sep(sep 16)9:00 am(sep 16)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 16th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

17sep(sep 17)9:00 am(sep 17)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 17th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

23sep(sep 23)9:00 am(sep 23)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 23rd @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

24sep(sep 24)9:00 am(sep 24)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 24th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

25sep(sep 25)12:00 pm(sep 25)12:00 pmNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 25th @ Woodland Park Range12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

27sep4:00 pm8:00 pmNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 27th @ Woodland Park Range4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

30sep(sep 30)9:00 am(sep 30)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting September 30th @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

01oct(oct 1)9:00 am(oct 1)9:00 amNRA Basics of Pistol Shooting October 1st @ Woodland Park Range9:00 am - 1:00 pm Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

“He engages the class well and keeps everyone involved.”

Hi Anthony, Charlie & Jimmy Last night I attended the Basic Pistol class with Jimmy. Even though this class is geared for beginning shooters and I have been a gun owner since 1983, the class was very informative and I learned a lot. Jimmy has a great teaching style that made learning a serious topic fun and easy to understand. He engages the class well and keeps everyone involved. During the live fire session Paul worked with me and helped me overcome some bad habits I’ve developed over the years and he also has a nice approach to teaching firearms safety and handling. I also observed both Paul and Jimmy taking first-time shooters from nervous first trigger pulls to consistent groupings. Everyone seemed to be having a great time. Last week I also took the UT & FL non-resident CCW courses with Charlie at Cherry Ridge. He also has a great presentation style and managed to get a room full of applicants trained and processed promptly. Your Woodland Park facility is also first class. It’s clean and welcoming. Most indoor ranges I’ve been to are dark and not user-friendly. GFH stands head and shoulders above the competition. Thanks again for offering this opportunity to the public to increase firearms safety and skills. I look forward to another class soon. – Kevin K. GFH Member.

Optional Florida CCW:

You have the option, at check out, to purchase the Florida CCW package. A Florida CCW will allow you to legally carry a concealed weapon in 30 states. The CCW package includes the prints, notary and photos. We will also assist you with the application. All you need to do is mail the package to Florida along with the application fee of $112.

 

Prerequisite:

None. The material is suitable for all, including appropriately supervised, mature children. Minimum age is 8 years old.

 

Length of Course:

4 – 5 hours (objective based)

 

Location:

Woodland Park Range

 

What to Bring:


• If you don’t have a firearm, it’s not a problem. A selection will be supplied, during the class, at no additional charge.
• Have your own firearm? Great. Please bring it along.
• Ammo: .22, 9, or .38 ammo is supplied. If you choose to bring a pistol and it uses a different caliber, please bring a box of factory ammo to use.
• Course Completion: Students will receive feedback on all live-fire exercises.
• This course is all inclusive: Class – Certificate – Materials – Range Time – Targets – Eye and Ear Protection.
• Please wear comfortable clothing. No open-toed shoes.

 

What We Will Cover


• To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and using a pistol safely.
• Pistol knowledge, safe gun handling, ammunition knowledge, fundamentals of pistol shooting, two-handed shooting position, firing the first shots, cleaning, storage, pistol sports and activities.
• Course Completion: Students will receive feedback on all live-fire exercises.
• This course satisfies practical requirements for the Florida Non-Resident Concealed Carry Permit.

 

Instructor Bios:

All of our high-level courses are taught by experienced professionals with the credentials to prove it. They are all trained and certified by the N.J. Police Training Commission, N.J. Department of Criminal Justice, and possess Federal Law Enforcement Instructor Certifications. They are experts in N.J. Use of Force Policies, and are always updating the course material with the latest use of force guidelines and case law. At GFH, this is not a “hobby”, but a full-time, legitimate vocation. Any “instructor” can teach you something, but only a select few can teach you the “why” or the “root of law” to justify your actions. If you were to use your newly acquired skills and were required to justify your actions, GFH instructors are ready, willing, and able to testify in your defense, as long as you had followed the training and procedures we provided. It does you, and your loved ones, no good if you survive the fight but have spend the next thirty years in prison because of the wrong advice you were given by a part-time amateur “instructor”.

 

Wayne Monico

Retired at the rank of sergeant in 2010 after serving 25 years with the Fort Lee police department in New Jersey. During his time with [...]

John Uzzalino

John has been a Police Officer with the Woodland Park Police Dept. for over 20 years and is currently a Detective Lieutenant. He is a [...]

Jimmy Grammenos

Jimmy started with Gun For Hire in 2008. He has ascended from Instructor to Senior Instructor to Senior Manager/ Director of Training. As Director of [...]

Tony Urena

Antonio “Tony” Urena Tactical Firearms Instructor Tony is a veteran law enforcement officer with over 20 years experience. He is currently the training officer for [...]

Bob Prause

Bob is a former United States Marine and Veteran Law Enforcement Officer with 25 years of experience. He brings a vast amount of “real world” [...]

Thomas E. Giordano

Tom served with the Rutgers University Police Department in New Brunswick, NJ for 25 years, retiring in 2003. During his police career Tom served as [...]

 

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Disclaimer: In an effort to keep all of our students safe course objectives and drills are subject to change.

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