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April 4th, 2020. Ridge and Valley Gun Club, 7600 Blue Church Road South, Coopersburg, PA 18036. 0900-1630 (9am to 4:30pm)
Designed for the pistol owner with some experience. Approximately 8 hours.
***CDT Basic Pistol or equivalent required (Contact for questions of accepted prior experience/training)***
Subjects covered: Review SAFETY, Grip, Stance, Sight Alignment/Sight Picture, Follow Through.
Dry Fire/Live Fire Drills designed to increase proficiency in basic marksmanship, multiple rounds, multiple targets, decision making. Drawing from the Holster/Re-Holstering Safely. Introduction to Drawing While Turning. Near and Further Target Engagements (Self Defense Distances).
Required Equipment: Eye/Ear Protection, reputable semi-auto pistol w/ at least two magazines, rigid holster, magazine pouch, ammunition suitable for the pistol (approx 500 rounds).
***Limited number of rental pistols available. Contact with questions***
***Perfect for Couples, Friends, Parents and Older Children***
Course Date: Sept 21st, 2019, 9AM – 430PM
Course Location: Ridge & Valley Rod & Gun Club
7600 Blue Church Rd S, Coopersburg, PA 18036
This course is designed for the new pistol owner with limited or no experience. Approximately 8 hours.
Subjects covered: SAFETY, Field stripping and disassembly/assembly of the semi-auto handgun. Cleaning and maintenance, Action types, Firing Cycle.
Demonstration and practice (dry-fire) of grip, stance, sight alignment, sight picture, follow through, loading and unloading.
Second half of the day conducted live fire, with drills to ground the student in the Fundamentals of Marksmanship.
Required Equipment: Eye/Ear Protection, Reputable semi-automatic or revolver handgun with at least two magazines or speed loaders, suitable ammunition for that firearm (approx 300 rounds), magazine/speedloader pouch, rigid holster for that handgun. Pants and a rigid belt. NO low cut shirts/t-shirts. No open-toe shoes.
***Limited rental pistols available for small additional charge. Contact with questions***
Date: May 2nd, 2020
Time: 0900-1630 (9am to 4:30pm)
Ridge and Valley Gun Club, 7600 Blue Church Road South, Coopersburg, PA 1803
This course is designed for the prospective, new or inexperienced AR-15 rifle owner. The course consists of a half day in the classroom beginning with SAFETY, learning the history, cycle of operation, function, field disassembly/assembly, nomenclature, safe loading/unloading, basic malfunction clearances, and sighting options, both iron sights and RDS and LPV’s.
Ammunition types, ballistics and performance choices discussed in the context of mission.
No live ammunition in the classroom, “dummy rounds” provided.
Second half of the day will be on the range and will consist of live fire drills in the basic firing positions of standing, seated and prone. Zeroing the rifle will be worked through; why and at what distances.
Single rounds, multiple rounds, reduced target zones, and efficient gun handling will be demonstrated and practiced.
Eye and ear protection
Clothing appropriate for the weather and conditions.
Shooting mat, if desired.
Ar-15 style rifle or pistol.
Two rifle magazines
One or more magazine pouches worn on the belt.
200 rounds of .223 or 5.56×45 ammunition.
NOTE: Make sure your rifle is made for 5.56, which will accept both .223 and 5.56. Do NOT use 5.56 ammo in a rifle chambered for .223 only.
Limited number of rental rifles available and reserving one must be done in advance. This option is for prospective AR owners who have not yet decided on a make/model.
Safety, Nomenclature, Field Stripping/Cleaning/Re-Assembly, Basic Marksmanship, Basic Stances, Loading/Unloading of the AR-15 style carbine. Approximately eight (8) hours.
**Few rental rifles available; additional charge**
Eye/Ear Protection, Sling
At least two (2) magazines
300 rounds .223/5.56×45 ammunition