U.S. Training Group

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In a Nutshell

NRA-certified instructors lead all-day courses, which combine classroom training with hands-on application at an outdoor range

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 28, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. 48hr cancellation notice required or $50 fee may apply. Younger than 18 must be accompanied by guardian. Must provide valid ID. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Extra $24 fee for ammo, $14-$16 for range fees. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

During each of the above 5- to 6.5-hour courses, students begin with 2.5 hours of classroom instruction. The second half of each course moves to an outdoor range in either Los Altos or San Leandro, where participants spend the remainder of the course applying what they learned in the classroom. The introductory courses cover safe handling, ammo calibers, maintenance, and the fundamentals of shooting. The intermediate course gives students a choice of firearms to practice with. Each course typically has 10–20 students, along with one NRA-certified instructor for every 10 students. Eye and ear protection is included.

Buyers should contact U.S. Training Group directly about the course schedule. Participants must purchase a box of ammunition during the course ($24) and pay range fees ($12–$16) upon convening for class.

U.S. Training Group

The NRA-certified instructors behind U.S. Training Group use their experience in law enforcement to teach clients how to responsibly wield a firearm. Adhering to NRA standards, the defense experts lead courses—including women's-only classes—that cover skills from cultivating the proper mindset to controlling breath when shooting. Throughout every class, instructors emphasize safe-handling practices, such as always treating a firearm as if it were loaded. Additionally, a FAQ page covers basic information to prepare students for training.

U.S. Training Group

The Range

U.S. Training Group uses local outdoor ranges.

The Rentals

Available rentals include AR-15 and AK-47 rifles as well as .22 and 9-millimeter pistols.

At a Glance

The instructors behind U.S. Training Group use their extensive experience in law enforcement to teach clients how to responsibly protect their homes. These defense experts lead courses—including women's-only classes—that cover skills from cultivating the proper mindset to learning self awareness.

Customer Reviews

The instructors were very nice. One had great enthusiasm in teaching you all about pistol shooting, and the other was very patient and clear when going over the basics. I enjoyed the intro and the chance to use multiple different pistols.
Krista J. · May 1, 2013
Ken and Rod (instructors) were awesome. Great attitude and very helpful.
Jason A. · April 17, 2013
Both Phil and Ken were wonderful instructors and were very thorough and serious regarding safety. Phil was very calming and I felt at ease right next to him, but at the same time, he is very to the point and informative with his instruction and safety. Ken on the other hand was very energetic and I felt he wanted wanted me to get as excited about the experience without sacrificing safety. I had the tightest grouping working with Ken, however I felt that Phil, being the veteran he is, gave me some really good stuff to work on. I'm not sure if a HSC can be made available after the class, but that would be something I would have been interested in. Thanks again for the wonderful class!
Norman L. · March 27, 2013
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