The Preserve Academy

Firearms safety and tactical training classes

The Preserve Academy, located at The Sporting Shoppe & Range at The Preserve, offers a wide curriculum of firearms safety and tactical training classes taught by NRA Certified Instructors. With patience, dedication, and over 25 years of law enforcement experience, our instructors pride themselves in teaching firearms safety and shooting skills to participants of all skill levels from the novice to the expert.

We pride ourselves in teaching firearm safety and shooting skills to both beginners and professionals. Come learn in a comfortable environment with experienced instructors who are patient, dedicated and knowledgeable in all aspects of firearms instruction.

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Calendar

Aug 21
Basic Wound Management

This (4) hour course covers the lifesaving techniques of bleeding control using wound packing and tourniquets, management of chest wounds, and splinting. This is a hands-on class and we provide all the materials needed! Whether you carry a gun or not, it is crucial to be able to provide treatment of chest wounds, control bleeding […]

Aug 22
Introduction to Carbine Rifle (100)

This four (4) hour class explores the operation of the AR-15 rifle and gives an overview of direct gas impingement and piston driven operating systems. We also cover firearm safety, shooting fundamentals, stance, grip, breathing, re-loading, and Phase 1 malfunctions for the AR rifle. This class is for the shooter who has never fired an […]

Aug 24
Fly Fishing (100)

We will cover the basics of fly fishing in the classroom and on the pond. Starting with fundamentals like the differences between fly and spin rods, types of flies, fly line construction, casting basics, reel selection and how to present a fly to fish, we’ll talk streamers, wet and dry flies plus some basic entomology […]

Aug 31
NRA Basic Pistol Class

This course combines classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling, pistol parts and operation, ammunition, shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting positions, cleaning the pistol, and continued opportunities for skill development. This is the perfect class if you have never fired a gun or […]

Sep 07
NRA Range Safety Officer Class

This course is conducted in the classroom and on the range. NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Standard Range Operating Procedures (SOPs), range inspections, range rules, range briefings, emergency procedures, firearm stoppages, malfunctions, and more. If you plan on working at a gun range, volunteering at your […]

Sep 12
Utah Non-resident 30 State Concealed Carry

This course is conducted in the classroom and covers firearm safety, shooting fundamentals, stance, firearm malfunctions, loading and unloading revolvers and semi-automatics handguns, Utah law, and more! This class is an easy start to get your concealed carry permit in 30 states. While this permit does not guarantee you a permit in RI, MA, or […]

Sep 22
Ladies Pistol (102)

Sorry guys, this one is for ladies only! This six (6) hour class reviews firearm safety and continues to build on your previous shooting skills. We review phase one (1) malfunctions, drawing your gun from a holster, and shooting from the holster. We also learn about phase two (2) malfunctions, begin shooting from behind cover, […]

Sep 28
NRA Pistol Instructor 2 Day Course

This is a two day class that covers Basic Instructor Training (BIT) on day one and NRA Pistol Instructor Training on day two. Here is your chance to be an NRA Instructor! With completion of this class, you may conduct a NRA Basic Pistol Class meeting the requirements of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Florida concealed carry […]

Oct 03
Drawing From Concealment

Drawing from Concealment for the Law-Abiding Citizen This four (4) hour class focuses on drawing your gun from concealment and firing to stop a deadly threat. An introduction to proper drawing techniques without concealment is covered then we concentrate on drawing from a variety of clothing conditions. Several different firing drills are covered in this […]

Oct 12
NRA Rifle Instructor 2 Day Course

The NRA Rifle Instructor course is two (2) days in length. NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT) is day one (1) and there is no shooting on this day. The NRA Rifle Instructor course is day two (2) where students learn the proper steps to teach basic rifle skills, shooting, and safety to others. Potential instructors […]

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