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Gun For Hire’s Urban Course Series

Precision Rifle 1

Learn how to use your rifle and gear correctly past 500 yards! Gun For Hire’s Precision Rifle 1 is our introductory course to understanding how to shoot accurately at any long distance. The course is divided into 2 days.

Day1: The first days course is held at Gun For Hires Range in Woodland Park. We will cover all the classroom information here as well as get your rifles zeroed in our in-door 50 yard range.

Day 2: We will all meet at the beautiful outdoor Tommy Gun where we will set up our long distance shoot and put our Day 1 education to use.  This is an amazing course that any beginner feels comfortable taking!

Course Details:

• There are no prerequisites to take this course. The material is suitable for all, including appropriately supervised, mature children. Minimum age is 13 years old.
• Length of the course: Day 1 is 4 hours / Day 2 is 8 hours
• Location: Day 1 is held at Gun For Hire 1267 McBride Ave. Woodland Park, NJ 07424
• Day 2 is held at Tommy Gun Warehouse 105 Kahr Ave. Greeley, PA 18425

What to Bring:

• Rifle capable of shooting 1 MOA or less (not sure? Email
• Scope in MRAD (Mil’s) or MOA adjustment (No Duplex, red dot, Hunting style reticle) (not sure? Email
• 200-240 rounds Minimum of Match Grade Ammo
• Minimum Caliber .243 (question about caliber’s? Email
• Bipod (Recommended with Cant / height adjustment)
• Rear Shooting Bag (Sandbag’s, different sizes and shapes)
• Notepad & Pen
• Cleaning kit
• Sunglasses, Hat, Bug Spray, Sun Screen, etc
• Tools (any tools for your firearm/scope)
• Spotting Scope with reticle (Recommended / Optional) We will have on site for use
• Shooting Mat (Recommended / Optional) We will have on site for use

What We Will Cover:

Day-1 (Classroom)

• Understanding MRAD (Mil’s) & MOA Values
• Learning how to use your Reticle and Turrets
• Exterior Ballistics Effects
• Creating a precision data book
• Rifle Prep (check fit up, Function and fit of your rifle)

Day-2 (Range)

• proper marksmanship and shooting techniques
• Zeroing your rifle
• Covering known distances
• Building data book calculations past 600 yards
• Understanding weather effects and calculations
• Learning the value of spotting and spotting techniques

The Precision Rifle 1 Upcoming Courses

Precision Rifle 1
$600 for the 2 days course

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

Last night I attended the Basic Pistol class with Tony. 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. Tony 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 Anthony 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 Anthony and Tony 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. He also has a great presentation style and managed to get a room full of applicants trained and processed promptly. Your Gun For Hire  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.

“The minute I walked in we were greeted and welcomed like family.”

“The minute I walked in we were greeted and welcomed like family. I never thought businesses did that anymore it was truly refreshing for my son and I to experience that type of environment. Even the owner came over and welcomed us to the family. We’re new gun owners and didn’t know much about what we bought. I was a bit embarrassed but that was put to rest the minute we met the instructors. Not only did these guys know there stuff they knew how to deliver it to the entire class. I am truly fortunate we began at Gun For Hire. Next up Holster draw! Anthony please feel free to use this on your site or email” – Sincerely John & Sebastian

Sebastian L.

The Best Firearm Instructors

If you’re looking for the best Firearm Instructors delivering the best Firearms Education, Gun For Hire is incomparable.
Since 1992, we have been the Gold Standard for Firearms Training. Our Instructors have over 375 combined years of Military and Police training.
NRA Fact: So many students have trusted us to train them that we are only second to the Boy Scouts of America.
If you have any questions regarding Gun For Hire Courses or you would like to schedule a private lesson, please send Tony Urena our Director of Training an email. We look forward to welcoming you to the family!
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Tony Urena Director of Training

Tony is a United States Navy Veteran as well as a Veteran Law Enforcement Officer with over 25 years of experience. During his illustrious career he was the training officer for his department, and was responsible for their bi-annual qualifications and training for approximately 100 law enforcement officers. Tony was also state certified in all aspects of firearms training which included handguns, shotguns, sub-guns, semi and automatic rifles, as well as scoped rifles. In addition, Tony was qualified to testify as a firearms expert, as well as in the “Use of Force”. Tony is also a high level martial artist, with well over 30 years of training, and was a state certified Defensive Tactics Instructor.

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Bob Prause Chief Instructor

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” tactical knowledge to the Gun For Hire team. Some of Bob’s prior assignments include Captain in charge of the Passaic County narcotics and violent street gang task forces. Bob also served 14 years as a operator and senior operator on the Passaic County Special Weapons Team (SWAT), serving in the capacity of point entry, sniper, sniper team leader, team leader and overall team commander. He planned and executed over 500 high risk operations. Bob is a certified law enforcement firearms instructor and holds instructor certifications in submachine gun, assault rifle and precision scoped rifle.

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John Uzzalino Instructor

John has been a Police Officer with the Woodland Park Police Dept. for over 25 years and is currently Chief of Police. He is a PTC Certified Firearms Instructor and has attended several firearms tactical courses as well as Active Shooter preparation courses. He has been trained as a SWAT operator and holds several armorer certifications. John handles the Advanced Firearms training for his department and is a Gun for Hire Instructor in all of our exclusive courses.

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Vlad Vaval Instructor

Vladimir is an active duty Law Enforcement Officer for over 20 years. Vlad has been assigned as a full time Law Enforcement Trainer since 2009, he works as a lead instructor, in service as well as academy level. Additionally, Vlad is the Range Master, lead armorer and defensive tactics coordinator for his department. Vlad is a state certified physical training, defensive tactics, pistol, shotgun, sub-gun, and rifle instructor.

Vladimir has been a Martial Arts practitioner for over 30 years, reaching a high level, competing particularly in sparring and full contact competitions, becoming successful in winning numerous tournaments and holding many titles nationally and internationally.

Vladimir’s experience includes being assigned to various law enforcement units such as anti-crime, emergency services, as well as counter-terrorism throughout the state. Vlad is also a trained HazMat tech, Rescue Diver, and instructs topics such as Use of Force and active shooter, to name a few, to Law Enforcement and civilians.

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Wayne Monico Instructor

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 the police department he worked Patrol, Police K-9 Handler, Narcotics detective, Patrol supervisor and Narcotics supervisor. He is a graduate of the Drug Enforcement Agencies “Drug Unit Commander Academy”, the FBI’s SWAT School, FBI Sniper School and FBI Defensive Tactics Instructor School.

Wayne served on the agencies Emergency Services Unit from 1988 through 2010 and was Team Leader starting in 1991 and was responsible for team training and tactical operations. Wayne also served as the departments liaison to the Terrorism Task Force and taught law enforcement and civilian Terrorism Awareness courses in Bergen County. Wayne served in the U.S. Army Reserves with the 812th Military Police Company from 1983 to 1987.

Wayne is certified as a police instructor in the following disciplines: handgun, shotgun, sub-machine gun, rifle, FBI certified defensive tactics instructor, physical conditioning instructor, SWAT tactics, ballistic shield, distraction devices, OC spray, expandable baton, PR-24 and rappelling. Wayne is also a student of traditional martial arts and is currently an instructor in the Israeli system known as Krav Panim El Panim (KAPAP) which he has taught to both civilians and law enforcement.

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Ed Leung Instructor

Ed is an NRA certified Instructor and Chief Range Safety Officer. He is a strong proponent of our right to self protection, and is a constant student of multiple weapons platforms, disciplines and ideologies. Ed is a Glock Armorer and has had the privilege of training with subject matter experts including Special Operations Forces, Law Enforcement and Civilian. He enjoys bringing the skills and fighting mindset to shooters of all abilities.

“You will not rise to the occasion, you will default to the level of your training.” Barrett Tillman

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Henry Hahn Instructor

Henry is a professional educator with more than 20 years of experience.  Henry is a family-man  who advocates the second amendment and that you are your own first responder.  He has conducted instruction for hundreds of clients in firearm handling, basic fundamentals, proficiency and skills and firearm safety. Henry has been providing firearms instruction to Boy Scouts, youth, police, and private persons since 2014.

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John Gurriell Instructor

John Gurriell is a New Jersey certified Paramedic. He has been working as a medic since 2002, mostly in an urban setting. John is also a tactical medic who has been involved with the Passaic County S.W.A.T. team since 2010. Along with his medical experience, John has volunteered for his local fire department for over 15 years, serving in multiple positions which included Assistant Chief. He served on the New Jersey Urban Search and Rescue team as a Rescue Specialist and deployed to the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Prior to becoming a medic, John spent time volunteering as an EMT with his local emergency medical services squad. John worked in aquatics for 17 years before becoming a Paramedic. He has been conducting American Heart Association and American Red Cross courses for the past 25 years to include Advanced Cardiac Life Support, CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguarding.
John earned his Paramedic Certificate from Rockland Community College in 2002. He is in the process of pursuing his bachelor’s degree.
John Gurriell lives in norther New Jersey.

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Leo Manalo Instructor

Leo Manalo holds the rank of Guro and is the highest Full Instructor in Atienza Kali.
As the highest ranking instructor, Guro Leo travels throughout the US & internationally to teach and promote the numerous Atienza Training groups.

Guro Leo has been involved in martial arts for over three decades – from Tae Kwon Do, Tai-chi, kickboxing, & FMA.
However, his true passion lies with Atienza Kali where he has been training with the Tuhons (Chief Instructors) of the system for over 20 years.
He has competed at several Sayoc Sama Sama Head Hunter competitions & is the winner of the Cold Steel Sword Competition 2005.

Atienza Kali practitioners are a varied group – parents, business owners, Law-Enforcement, military, lawyers, and so on. Guro Leo is proud to teach Atienza Kali’s brand of weapon-oriented martial arts to the Gun-For-Hire community.

You will not find a more loyal and passionate group of instructors that are so committed to ensuring you feel safe, comfortable and excited. Not only do they have the decades of on the job training they also have decades of teaching and interacting with every level of student.
Let’s get started! Make the call, stop in or shoot us email! We are looking forward to welcoming you to the family.

The experience was beyond my expectations.

I wanted to send a note your way to personally thank you, Bob and Mike for what I think is an essential course for any long range shooter. From the instructional components to the range time in the mountain, the experience was beyond my expectations. Now as you know I occasionally hunt, but my handling of my rifle was just to be a responsible shooter, find my target, know my target and beyond, shoot straight and drop the animal. Then I would pass the rifle back to my husband and he did all the mechanics. I never even had to load my rifle, I never zeroed in a rifle, didn’t know a turret, what’s parallax, MOA, mils. Nothing. Never had to shoot an animal beyond 150 yards. And then I get talked into this course, me,  at the age of 53 when the brain cells are dying out quickly and [...]

Today I got out to about 1,300 yards with a center hit on the steel – absolutely incredible!

Anthony, I wanted to send you a message to tell you how much I enjoyed the course and how well run it was in every aspect.  The instructors were fantastic (Bobby, Tom and Mike) and patient as they guided us all through the course and getting on steel today.  As with everything you do at GFH, it was both a lot of fun as well as safe! I can’t imagine how much coordination it took to pull this all together, From the classroom, to the food, the drive, dinner, the mountain, etc., it was exceptional, not to mention the poor guy is like a sherpa with all of the gear :). They spent a lot of time with me well before the class making certain I had the right equipment and knew how to use it.  He made sure I was comfortable with the gun and it made the class [...]

Urban Precision Rifle 1:

Click your date and register today!

*Course has Limited seating and Limited Rentals no refunds allowed *


You must have a basic understanding of firearm safety and fundamentals

Must be 21 and older

*Rentals are available with everything needed*

Length of Course:

Day- 1 6-7hrs , Classroom and rifle prep
Day- 2 6-7hrs , Conducted on range 

Location & Lodging Details:

Class will start (Day-1) at 8am at Woodland Park Range
1267 McBride Ave, Woodland Park NJ. 07424

After class on Day-1 Gun For Hire will be providing transportation to hotel in Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848, this will be a 3hr drive to hotel. (All Included)

Day-2 will begin with a short, 10 minute drive to the range from the hotel. We arrive back at GFH HQ by 7-8pm

*As this is a 2 day course, you must come on Day 1 prepared with an overnight bag packed with proper attire and any personal hygiene products that you will need, for the following day.*

What’s Included:

Transportation From GFH HQ to Range
Hotel Room
Food / Beverages 

Topics Covered:

Day-1 (Classroom)
• Understanding MRAD (Mi
l’s) & MOA Values
• Learning how to use your Reticle and Turrets
• Exterior Ballistics Effects
• Creating a precision data book
• Rifle Prep (check fit up, Function and fit of your rifle)
• Prep, Pack and travel to hotel (GFH Transportation)

Day-2 (Range)
• Applying the Basics of day one
• proper marksmanship and shooting techniques
• Zeroing your rifle
• Covering known distances
• Building data book calculations past 1,000 yards
• Understanding weather effects and calculations
• Learning the value of spotting and spotting techniques


What to Bring:

Note: Looking for a Rental? select Yes during check out, This will include 200 rounds of match grade ammo.

• Rifle capable of shooting 1 MOA or less (not sure? Email
• Scope in MRAD (Mil’s) or MOA adjustment (No Duplex, red dot, Hunting style reticle) (not sure? Email
• 200-240 rounds Minimum of Match Grade Ammo
• Minimum Caliber .243 (question about caliber’s? Email
• Bipod (Recommended with Cant / height adjustment)
• Rear Shooting Bag (Sandbag’s, different sizes and shapes)
• Notepad & Pen
• Cleaning kit
• Day-2 will take place “outdoors” in the “elements” (Sunglasses, Hat, Bug Spray, Sun Screen, etc)
• Tools (any tools for your firearm/scope)

• Spotting Scope with reticle (Recommended / Optional) We will have on site for use
• Shooting Mat (Recommended / Optional) We will have on site for use

*As this is a 2-day course, you must come on Day 1 prepared with an overnight bag packed with proper attire and any personal hygiene products that you will need, for the following day.*

* No Iron & Holographic/Red Dot Sights
* Only one rifle per student (unless pre approved)
* Distances may vary during class depending on, Outside conditions & Conditions beyond our control. We will always have a Minimum of 1,000 yards.

*Everything that mentions Recommended / Optional please email for suggestions*

Instructor Bios:

Special Guest Instructors:

Michael Fiesta
Owner Tier One Defense
Precision rifle builder
Military Veteran

Armed govt contractor for FBI Newark office
10 year LEO (patrol, esu and surveillance,
PTC certified firearms instructor in handgun, shotgun, patrol rifle and subgun)
Blackwater Sniper School graduate 

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 Gun For Hire, 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, Gun For Hire 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”.


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