Firearms Training

Firearms Training

Woman receivinig firearms trainingGun ownership is a serious responsibility. That’s why proper firearms training is so important. All of our firearms training courses, from novice level to advanced, are designed to teach gun owners everything they need to know to enjoy the benefits of gun ownership in complete safety and to use their firearms responsibly and in complete compliance with existing laws. Our firearms training courses are the most comprehensive courses available to gun owners and enthusiasts from Peabody and throughout Boston’s North Shore.

Some Important Statistics

A study from the University of Washington (UW) School of Public Health cited on Mother Jones’ website reports that forty percent of America’s gun owners have not received any formal firearms training.

The study, published in the journal Injury Prevention, is the first of its kind in more than 20 years. In those two decades, “that number hasn’t meaningfully changed at all,” says Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, an associate professor of epidemiology at UW and the study’s lead author. In 1994, two surveys found that about 56 to 58 percent of US gun owners had received formal firearms training. “Now that number stands at about 61 percent,” says Rowhani-Rahbar. “It basically shows that, while training programs do exist—those that the NRA is running and that other gun advocacy groups are running—the reality is that they’re not reaching a larger fraction of gun owners than they used to many years ago.”

Be Responsible. Stay Safe. Get Trained.

Course Overview

  • Basic Firearms Safety Course – This course will prepare you to apply for your Massachusetts License to Carry or Firearms Identification Card
  • Pepper Spray Defense Class – Learn to protect yourself at a safe distance
  • Home Protection – This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family
  • Novice Live Fire Training – Private or semi-private handgun instruction

Extended Course Descriptions and Registration

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