Advanced Defensive Pistol Class

Advanced handgun trainingThe Firearms Academy of Redding offers more advanced handgun training beyond the CCW class. The main instructor, Joel Northrup, has the training and experience to bring your self defense skills with a handgun to a higher level. Through Joel’s law enforcement experience and training he brings real world experience to his firearms training. In these advanced handgun training classes students will learn and practice concepts, such as, drawing your handgun from concealment, reloading, clearing malfunctions, shooting while moving, shooting from cover and concealment, shooting from unconventional positions, close quarters shooting techniques and much more.

Advanced Defensive Handgun classes are scheduled on an ongoing basis. If you are interested in attending one of these classes, please CONTACT US for more information.

To save your seat in the class please register online below! Our classes often fill up quickly, so pre-payment is recommended to secure your seat in class, and a lane on the shooting range. The cost of our class is $150 for the Advanced Defensive Pistol training class.

Payment & Refund Policy: Full tuition payment is required at time of reservation, or by prior arrangement. Tuition is Non-Refundable, as it reserves a seat for you in class, and a lane at the shooting range. Reservation dates may be changed if done a minimum of 72 hours before scheduled class start time. For further information or questions, email: or or you can call 530-945-8925.

First, register for your Advanced Defensive Pistol Training class below, then Click Here to Pay for your Registration!



Classroom (both initial and renewal CCW)
August 4th (Tuesday) 6pm – 10pm
September 8th (Tuesday) 6pm – 10pm
October 6th (Tuesday 6  6-10pm

Initial Range Training (new CCW applicants)
August 8th (Saturday) 8am – 12pm
August 29th (Saturday) 8am – 4pm
September 19th (Saturday) 8am – 12pm
September 26th (Saturday) 8am – 4pm
October, 24th (Saturday) 8am – 4pm

Renewal Range Qualification (contact us for a specific time)
August 8th (Saturday) 1pm – 4pm
September 19th (Saturday) 1pm – 4pm

*** Each classroom date is a separate starting class date for BOTH the renewal CCW class and the initial CCW class. Initial class students will have an additional shooting range date indicated below the classroom date.

If the listed shooting range date does not work with your schedule, please contact the academy as other shooting range dates may be available.  We are flexible and will try to accommodate your schedule!

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