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Read what our previous students said about their experience and training with Firearms Academy of Redding:

2018-09-15
     
The range portion was of course fun but with an emphasis on safety I felt very comfortable as a new gun owner Thanks to all our instructors
Suzanne Gamache
2018-09-06
     
Andrea Shuster
2018-08-30
     
Enjoyed every minute. Any future classes will definitely be with FA of Redding. Thanks guys...you did a remarkable job.
Kenneth Wallen
2018-08-26
     
Firearms Academy is a top notch company they work great with all skill levels and give great positive reinforcement.
Jake F
2018-08-19
     
We all enjoyed his class we will definitely be using Dave again looking forward to some range time as well!
Rustin Sweig
2018-07-24
     
I was frankly surprised at their in depth knowledge about the wide variety of firearms brought by our group. Safety always #1 factor.
George Gunn
2018-07-24
     
Excellent course. Knowledgeable staff provide a relaxed learning environment. Great range instruction.
Mark Phipps
2018-07-24
     
Excellent course. Staff friendly, very knowledgeable. Provides a relaxing class atmosphere and great shooting experience.
Mark Phipps
2018-07-12
     
Class starts and ends with friendly welcome, make yourself comfortable, be ready to laugh, be ready to participate, be ready to learn.
DonnaDee Day
2018-07-10
     
Informative, interactive, fun, are only three of the adjectives that come to mind with this class. ~ Donna Day, Servant of God
DonnaDee Day
2018-05-25
     
Outstanding class and range instruction. Apprehension about shooting in a group setting quickly dissolved upon arrival at the range.
Julie
2018-05-23
     
Great experience! Very knowlegable staff and awesome folks!
Gretchen Dugan
2018-05-22
     
Joel and his crew are organized, informative and professional. Great crew to work with!
Janelle Wood Miller
2018-05-22
     
Very good class. Joel keeps it interesting and the range is fun.
Donna Swim
2018-05-21
     
I love the friendly, knowledgeable, respectable staff at Firearms Academy of Redding.
Melissa Brown
2018-05-21
     
On the range he taught safety and helped those who were not comfortable to become comfortable with their firearm.
vldolan2006
2018-05-21
     
first class course, very informative and well run shooting portion of the class, safety first. will be going back.
Kevin McCarthy
2018-04-17
     
Really learned lots and had all of my questions answered. Thanks Joel.
Joe Ayer
2018-04-17
     
Matthew Drake
2018-03-23
     
The classroom was fun, and the registration was a breeze. Thank you Firearms Academy of Redding.
Devin F
2018-03-17
     
Staff was very professional and knowledgeable, but stiill able to have FUN! CCW certification was a great experience here!
Rebeccah Watson
2018-01-30
     
Awesome training. This is a must do class. Entertaining and informative with a laid-back environment. Lots of one on one instruction.
Heather Rodriguez
2018-01-21
     
The entire staff of Firearms Academy of Redding are kind, accommodating, professional and knowledgeable.
Christina Prosperi
2018-01-21
     
Joel and his staff were excellent. Lots of knowledge and experience on handling firearms and the most important safety.
Eric Prosperi
2018-01-21
     
Joel and his guys are great as always.. If you want the best class then take his class.
Will Wintter
2018-01-21
     
Rick Weaver
2018-01-21
     
Great instructors and deep content on CCW process.
Terry Ray
2018-01-11
     
John Mattera
2017-12-17
     
Very knowledgeable, and always willing explain things, and answer questions. Best in the Northstate!
Joseph Lockwood
2017-12-16
     
Robert Shive
2017-12-16
     
Joel and his staff were all very friendly helpful and pleasant to work with. My family and I couldn't have asked for a better experience!
Richard Jackson
2017-12-05
     
Serena Rena
2017-11-20
     
Loved the class and range time. Joel is a great instructor and get educational. I highly recommend Firearms Academy of Redding!
Jessica Voorhees
2017-11-20
     
Very throw and answers all questions that you have,this the place I think everyone should go for professional training
David Snodgrass
2017-11-13
     
The best I have found. Professional, Knowledgable and just good. I highly recommend Firearms Academy of Redding
Billy Warren
2017-11-03
     
David Williams
2017-10-22
     
Great instructor Dave and Joel make you feel comfortable to shoot would not go anywhere else
Phillip Carlson
2017-10-21
     
Great instructors make you feel welcome would not go anywhere else
Phillip Carlson
2017-10-21
     
Great class! Joel and Dave provide lots of practical exercises at the range, as well as, excellent usable advice applicable to real world situations. Would...
Dave Holden
2017-10-21
     
Shaun Dobbs
2017-10-08
     
Joel is very knowledgeable in all things guns. He makes the four hour class enjoyable. It definitely does not seem like four hours. Joel keeps current on the...
Craig Omura
2017-10-06
     
Great class! I would recommend Joel Northrups class to anyone needing a CCW Permit or renewal. It is lively, and well put together. Thank you Joel.
Diane Bermers
2017-10-06
     
This week I took my CCW renewal class with Joel Northrup at his Firearms Academy of Redding. Same place as my initial class 2 years ago. Great class. Joel is...
Tish N Joe Lewallen
2017-10-06
     
Very up to date and informative. Very good class for renewal.
Roy Tyler
2017-10-06
     
Larry Thurman
2017-09-28
     
Classroom session is very informative and thorough. The material is current, and the instructor keeps the class interested.Range session is a perfect balance...
Dave Morley
2017-09-22
     
John Winn
2017-06-12
     
ryan zauher
2017-06-12
     
The instructor, Joel Northrup, is extremely knowledgeable, and makes the class fun. It's my second class with Joel and I'll be back in 2 years!!!
Gregg Morrow
2017-06-07
     
I've been attending Joel's classes since 1993 and really appreciate the way he interacts with his pupils as peers. I've tried others, but returned to Joel...
Dan-Malinda Martin

UPCOMING CCW CLASS SCHEDULE

September 15th Saturday 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Shooting Range)

October 2nd Tuesday 6:00 to 10:00 PM (Classroom)

October 27th Saturday 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Shooting Range)

November 6th Tuesday 6:00 to 10:00 PM (Classroom)

November 17th Saturday 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Shooting Range)

December 4th Tuesday 6:00 to 10:00 PM (Classroom)

December 15th Saturday 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Shooting Range)

 

*** 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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