Firearms Instructor Referral Listing

The following listing is a compilation of persons who teach firearms training.  Courses they offer may range from basic firearm safety to personal protection.  Contact the persons in your area and find out which courses they offer. Feel free to ask for references and discuss cost and exactly what will be covered in class.

Instructors will need the following information from you upon completion of a course: full name including your middle initial, present address and date of birth. This is the only information that the Massachusetts State Police require to verify your certificate of course completion.

 

 Listing by area:

Berkshire County Area Bristol County Area Boston Area
Cape Cod Area Central Massachusetts Area / Metro West Lowell Area
Martha's Vineyard North Shore Area South Shore Area
Springfield Area New Hampshire Other Resources

 

Metro West Area

Bob Canning Firearm Instructor - NRA Basic Pistol Instructor, Personal Protection in The Home, Range Safety Officer Instructor, Mass. State Police Certified Firearm Instructor. Offering One on One and group Pistol Courses as well as Personal and Home Defense Instruction in a Professional, Friendly, Safe, family oriented atmosphere. Will travel. My Goal is to exceed your expectations, I will offer you more than you expect, and I will provide a better value for your time and money. Contact for rates. Phone 508-333-3452/Email: Bocan3@aol.com

Minute Man Sportsman’s Club, Burlington, provides basic firearms safety courses allowing you to apply for a FID or LTC in the Commonwealth. In addition, coaching is available at the basic, intermediate and advanced level for skeet, trap and 5 stand. One on one or group training is available. For further information please contact Deb at MMSC @ 781-272-7169 or visit the website at www.minutemansportsmen.com.

Charlie Mahar is a fully insured and certified NRA and MA State Police firearms safety instructor, offering the following NRA courses: Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun, Home Firearms Safety and Personal Protection in the Home for those needing a training course to apply for a LTC or FID in the Commonwealth. He also provides coaching in trap and skeet shooting; he is a certified NSSA Skeet Instructor and an ATA/NRA Certified Shotgun Coach. Training is offered on an “as needed basis”, from one on one instruction to larger groups. Courses are held at the Minute Man SC in Burlington. Contact info: Maharc1@comcast.net, Cell 781-844-8131, or Minute Man SC office 781-272-7169 (www.minutemansportsmen.com).

 

Kenyon Chin, NRA Certified Instructor,   Massachusetts State Police Certified. NRA Basic Pistol & NRA Home Firearm Safety. (508) 361-4259 or trackertx17@yahoo.com . Courses are taught at the Maynard Rod & Gun Club.

 

Greg Doherty offers firearm courses in the Framingham area. www.libertysports.biz or call 508-353-4490.

 

Mark Tessier 508-393-7575, 508-932-0145 (cell) matessier@verizon.netOffers 1 day “NRA Home firearms Safety”, “NRA Basic Pistol” & MA firearms law courses to satisfy training requirements for MA FID, Class B, & class A licenses.  NRA certificates may be valid in other states. Held at Marlboro Fish & Game (www.marlborofishandgame.com) conveniently located near the intersections of Rte 495, Rte 20, and Rte 290.  Courses are held approximately every 8 weeks. 

 

Berkshire County Area :

Vicki White, NRA Certified Instructor, NRA Training Counselor, MA State Police Certified BFS Instructor. NRA Level ll Pistol & Shotgun Coach. She can be reached at 413-442-8107 or lady45white@gmail.com. Classes held in Lenox, MA. or can come to you.

 

Thomas R. Nadolny is an NRA Certified Instructor and MA State Police Certified BFS Instructor. He can be reached at 413-822-6451 or tnadolny1@gmail.com Classes held monthly in Pittsfield, MA.

 

Louis Robesch of Pittsfield is a NRA Training Counselor, call him at 413-499-9533.

 

Walter Neumann II can be reached at 413-467-9745 email drwpnii@aol.com.

 

Eric Goodchild is certified with the NRA and the State to teach basic pistol and rifle. He can be contacted at 413-625-8203.

 

Robert J. McDermott is NRA Certified Instructor, NRA Training Counselor, MA State Police Certified BFS Instructor and Utah BCI Certified Firearm Instructor. He can be reached at 413-232-7700 or robmcdermott@verizon.net  or www.NRApistolinstructor.com

 

Bristol County Area:

Richard D Amaral is certified by NRA and MA State Police. Basic pistol instruction classes for individuals and small groups. Email: AM1345@Aol.com or call 508-993-3029

 

Middleboro Gun Shop - N.R.A./State Police Certified - Basic Pistol and Home Firearms Safety Course. Small Classes Weekly at the Gun Shop - Call for Appointment - 508-947-5900 - Route 28 Middleboro, MA

 

William A Dalpe: Certified NRA instructor in Basic Pistol Safety (needed for MA LTC-One day class), Personal Protection Inside the Home, Refuse To Be A Victim, Shotgun, and Rifle. Also offer classes on the Art of Carrying Concealed and Home/Personal Defense. Call for classes 800-830-8848 or visit http://patriotfirearmsschool.com

 

Brian Bell, Certified NRA Pistol Instructor & Shooting Coach for over 20 years, specializing in MA LTC application process, RI Pistol Permit qualifications, basic safety & fundamental training, children's safety, and general coaching. Email: bbell@bitlabmedia.com or call (508) 919-6373

 

Flint Armament offers Basic Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle, Basic Shotgun, Personal Protection in the Home as well as advanced-level courses and the Utah CCW. Visit our family-friendly retail showroom and training facility at 1068 Slade Street, Fall River, MA 02724, our website or write us at Train@FlintArms.com.

 

Steven J Terceira is certified by NRA and MA State Police.  Basic pistol instruction classes for individuals and small groups. Email: FIDLTC4u@verizon.net or call 508-763-4988

 

Frank Ribelin is certified by NRA and MA State Police.  Basic pistol instruction classes for individuals and small groups.  Email firearmclass@gmail.com or cell phone 508-944-9176.

 

Gun Safety holds classes in Westport. Courses include Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol, Rifle & Personal Protection. 508-644-2467 or gunsafety@yahoo.com.

 

Doug Rodgers of Acushnet offers courses. Call 508-993-6789, or email him at drog13@comcast.net

 

Ted Oven is a state-certified instructor. Call him at 508-695-4852, or e-mail him at ted@northeasttrading.com.

 

Jim Mitchell holds classes at Mansfield Fish & Game. Email him at mitchjp@comcast.net or call (508) 951-3429.

 

Sippican Rod & Gun Club in Rochester hosts Home Firearms Responsibility courses, call Dale Williams 508-763-2552

 

Richard Lepage offers courses in Swansea. Contact him at 508-673-8263.  

 

Jeff Kaplan offers private and classroom instruction and is available as needed.  NRA Basic Pistol and NRA Home Firearm Safety, MSP certified for the LTC. Plainville, MA at  508-944-3797, rkba@earthlink.net or http://www.massltctrain.com.

 

The Hanson Rod and Gun Club.  Classes schedule regularly. Please check our website at www.hansonrodandgunclub.com for dates and availability or email us at hansontraining@gmail.com

 

Joe Cabral is a State Police and NRA-certified instructor in New Bedford, MA. He teaches NRA Basic Pistol Course, NRA Home Firearm Safety Course, and hosts Group or Private Classes phone: 508-863-0464 email: nbpistolinst@aol.com web:  www.nbpistolinstructor.com

 

New Bedford Revolver & Rifle Club offers classes to include range time and is available any time .  NRA Certified Instructor & MSP certified for the LTC call Carlos Taveira at 508-889-8459 or clos02745@aol.com

 

Steven Trindad, in Tiverton RI. is a MA/RI certified instructor, and does RI Pistol recertifications. His contact info is 401-624-2649 and steventsr@hotmail.com

 

Cape Cod Area:

Strong Foundation Firearms Education serves the Cape Cod and South Shore area. We offer the Basic Firearms Safety class for Mass. Licensing which can be taught in our classroom or your home. NRA classes are also available as well as the HR 218 LEOSA qualification course. Call 508-419-6666 or visit us on the web at strongfoundationsfe.com for more details.

 

MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME ACADEMY- CENTER FOR MARITIME AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING The Center for Maritime and Professional Training offers the NRA Home Firearms Safety Course, which is also approved by the Massachusetts State Police as a Basic Firearms Safety Course. All instructors are approved by the NRA and by the Massachusetts State Police. Please call 508-830-5005 or email cmt@maritime.edu to register. For further details go to www.maritime.edu/cmt

 

Bass River Rod & Gun. Contact Dick Hurley at 508-888-6099 or email him at president@bassriverrod-gunclub.com.

 

The Powderhorn, a gun shop in Hyannis, works in conjunction with many local clubs to offer training.  Contact the shop at 508-775-8975.

 

Steven Miles in North Harwich can be reached at 508-432-8036

 

Martha's Vineyard:

Martha's Vineyard Rod & Gun Club Chief Trainer John Johnson at 508-693-3723

 

Central Massachusetts Area:

GOAL offers courses in Home Firearms Safety and Basic Pistol in the Northboro area. Call our office at 508-393-5333 or email Angela Fisher for more information.

 

Budo Kai Martial Arts Inc. has been in business since 1979. We offer practical no nonsense Self-Defense training including firearms. Rick LeClair is a fully insured NRA and MA State Police Certified Instructor since 1990. Rick is also an NRA Training Counselor and Life Member. We offer NRA courses in the following disciplines: Home Firearm Safety, Pistol, Shotgun, and Personal Protection in the Home to small groups. Our courses are professionally taught, and women friendly. We encourage confidence and underscore firearm safety to those who want to apply for a FID or LTC in MA. For Course availability contact us at RickLeClair@Verizon.net or call 978-537-4434.

Cloverleaf Firearms Group is owned and operated by Stu Fuller, a full-time Police Officer in Central Massachusetts. They offer private and group classes for: License To Carry, NRA Basic Pistol, Concealed Carry, Intro to AR-15, and Law Enforcement Classes. Stu is a Massachusetts Police Training Council Advanced Firearms Instructor (Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun), Department Armorer (Glock/M&P), NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, and Massachusetts State Police Certified Instructor. 508.319.9445 cloverleaf.firearms@gmail.com www.cloverleaffirearmsgroup.com See you on the range!

 

Optimist Firearms - John Hay , NRA Basic Pistol and NRA Home Firearm Safety Instructor and Massachusetts State Police Basic Firearms certified, located in Princeton Ma. Phone: 978-944-2698 - email: jhay@bop.gov. Classes are catered to the individual needs in learning and experience.  I provide private and small group lessons to individuals, families, and friends. My purpose is to teach the student the knowledge and skills necessary to  ensure the student leaves with the confidence to safely and responsibly own, carry and use any type of firearm available to citizens here in the commonwealth. I have both Law Enforcement and Military experience in service to our country in the Marines and Department of Justice on 2 different tactical teams both here in the States and in the Persian Gulf. I believe in sharing my knowledge and experiences to teach and promote our right to Keep and Bear Arms and support the shooting sports that separates us from the rest of the world. I would be happy to answer any questions you have so please feel free to call.

Freedom Firearms Training LLC sets the industry standard for firearms training, our instructors are certified NRA and Massachusetts State Police BFS Instructors. In our class you will learn to safely own and operate the most common types of firearms, call today to register - 978-785-9654 GetYourMassLTC.com or email FreedomFirearmsLLC@Gmail.com.

Kistler Shooting Schools, Inc., located in Leominster, MA, is owned and operated by Dave Kistler. He is an NRA and MA State Police Certified Instructor, and NRA Pistol, Shotgun and Rifle Coach. Dave is also an NSCA Shotgun Coach. He offers Home Firearm Safety and the NRA Basic Pistol, Basic Shotgun, Basic Rifle, RSO, and Reloading courses. Visit www.KSSI.co to see his offerings and enroll in a course or lesson. To email him with questions; contact@kistlershootingschools.com

Blackstone Valley Firearm Training offers group and private firearms courses including NRA Basic Pistol, NRA Home Firearm Safety, NRA Personal Protection in the Home, and Refuse To Be A Victim. Lead instructor Chris Errington is a MA State Police Certified Instructor and NRA certified instructor/coach. Please visit www.bsvft.com , email training@bsvft.com or call 508-688-5466 for further info.

 

Jim Malo is a MA Certified BFS State Police and NRA Certified Instructor and Life Member, GOAL life/ Endowment member, and teaches NRA Courses for Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Contact: E mail: jx.calibre@gmail.com Phone: 508-755-5864

 

Dr. Steve Moysey - Dr. Moysey offers private individual or couples training for the NRA basic pistol course for people wanting to obtain their LTC. He also offers post LTC firearms and shooting training for skills building and firearms familiarization. Training and familiarization for IDPA competition is also available. Please contact Dr. Moysey or GOAL for details.

 

Michael Follo 617-520-4398 Shrewsbury, MA NRA & MA State Police Certified Instructor e-mail info@downzerotraining.com Website link http://downzerotraining.com/

 

Claudia Stewart offers NRA Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle and Basic Shotgun courses. In addition she offers the SABRE Personal Defense / Pepper Spray Program, as well as, the NRA Refuse to Be A Victim Seminar. She is a NRA and Mass State Police BFS Certified Instructor, NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, SABRE Certified Instructor and a Mass Hunter Education Instructor. Group and private instruction are available. For more information and class schedule, please visit www.besafefirearmstraining.com or call her at 978-760-1847.

 

MW Firearms Training - Marc Windward, Ted Seligowski and staff. NRA and MA State Police certified, Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol, Basic Shotgun. Private classroom and range facilities in Clinton. 978 598 3555. mwftraining@yahoo.com.

 

Center Mass weapons Training is a Veteran owned and Operated Company whose goal is to educate and certify individuals who would like to apply for class A, B, or FID in the state of Massachusetts. We also train new and experienced gun owners at all levels of proficiency. Center Mass weapons Training instructors are combat veterans who are Massachusetts and NRA certified as well as military trained weapons/firearms instructors. Visit our website for more training offered along with course dates, costs and instructors profiles at http://www.centermassweaponstraining.com Come join in for the most professional and exceptional training around!

 

Alan Herget - is a MA Certified BFS State Police and NRA Certified Instructor offering NRA Home Firearm Safety, NRA Basic Pistol, NRA Personal Protection in the Home Courses, and Sabre Personal Defense / Pepper Spray Program In addition we offer American Heart Association CPR from Heartsaver to Healthcare Provider and First Aid. ***All courses available in group or one on one instruction. For Class Information www.hergetsafety.com or Contact Us By Phone 978.503.1845 or E-mail: hergetsafety@gmail.com

 

Adaptive Firearms Training Systems specializes in Massachusetts firearms licensing certification, education and advanced defensive firearms training. AFTS also offers courses including: Backcountry Survival Craft, Wilderness First-Aid, and Wilderness First Responder/WEMT certification. Joe Hattabaugh, President of AFTS is a MA Certified BFS State Police and NRA Certified Instructor, NRA Range Safety Officer. LEOSA Instructor and Smith & Wesson factory certified Level III Law Enforcement Armorer for the M&P Pistol and M&P15 Rifle. Joe is a Commonwealth of MA EMT-B and Wilderness EMT with 15 years experience in Backcountry Medicine as an instructor and guide. For course information or questions please visit www.AFTStraining.com or email jhattabaugh@aftstraining.com

 

Rick Jess - Rick's Firearms Training hosting classes at the Woodsman Rifle and Pistol Club in Athol as well as offering classes in the Athol, Royalston & Orange Area. 978-868-4414 or Rj4175@gmail.com

 

Paul Lyons DBA Mass Handgun Safety, offers NRA Basic Pistol, Personal Protection in the Home Courses in Gardner Massachusetts. He has his Federal Law Enforcement Officers Firearms Instructors Certification, NRA Certification, Massachusetts State Police Basic Firearms Instructor Certification. He is a member of the NRA, GOAL, MLEFI&AA (Massachusetts Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors & Armorers Association,) S.A.F.E. (Shooting and Firearms Educators Charter Member,) Northeast Shooters. For Class Information: www.masshandgunsafety.com questions: plyons@masshandgunsafety.com (508) 517-4812

 

David Gregoire (NRA pistol, rifle, and Home Firearm Safety instructor) conducts the Basic Firearms Safety (LTC-007) class for Massachusetts FID and LTC certification, monthly, at Maspenock Rod & Gun Club in Milford, Ma. Contact him at 508-243-1521 for more information and registration instructions.

 

Mass Firearms School in Holliston offers a large variety of courses including basic firearms safety, for more info, visit their website http://www.massfirearmsschool.com/

 

Harry Tiberio is a Massachusetts State Police Certified BFS Instructor, NRA Certified Instructor, GLOCK Certified Instructor and GLOCK Certified Armorer …He can travel throughout Rhode Island, Worcester and Middlesex County Massachusetts as well parts of Eastern Connecticut. Contact By Phone (401) 965-4648 or E-mail: leo.instructor@gmail.com to discuss training needs.

 

Charlie Cook offers the NRA Basic Pistol class in central MA.  Contact Charlie at 508.981.6402 or crfcook@verizon.net.

 

Mike Burchman, Project saf•TE™ Certified, teaches the Home Firearm Safety course throughout Massachusetts.  Contact him at mburchman@homegunsafety.com , (508)734-1156 or www.homegunsafety.com.

 

Dan D’Amato is an NRA Certified,Project saf•TE™ Certified , Massachusetts State Police Certified, and Tactical Pistol Instructor. He Conducts NRA Home Firearm Safety, NRA Basic Pistol, Both types of  NRA Personal Protection  Courses as well as private instruction. Call (978)870-7298, or e-mail at:  dan.damato@comcast.net. Courses are conducted at the Ayer Gun & Sportsmen’s Club  http://www.ayersportsmensclub.com.

 

Tactical Safety Systems (978) 741-4134 (before 8pm) ulrichjm@hotmail.com

 

Michael Fontaine is an NRA and MA State Police Certified Instructor. He offers both NRA Home Firearm Safety and NRA Basic Pistol Courses. Private instruction is available. 978-534-2484 ( Leominster ) firearmsinstruction@gmail.com

 

Richard Bryant is a NRA, MA State Police, and Project saf•TE™ Certified firearms instructor. Contact him at (508) 876-9270, training@competitionspecialties.com or http://www.competitionspecialties.com.

 

Dave Tetzloff hosts basic pistol courses at the Woodsman Club in Athol, call him at 978-632-5044 email tetzloff_d@juno.com.

 

Holliston Sportsmen's Association regularly holds handgun safety classes, call Ed Glickman at 508-881-0850.  

 

Andrew P. Cueroni Jr., 508-966-2186, acueroni@comcast.net is MSP Certified, and teaches Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol and Range Safety Officer Courses.

 

Southborough Rod & Gun Club frequently hosts both Basic Pistol and Personal
Protection courses. Visit www.srgclub.com for calendar of events.

 

Michael Lupachini offers courses in the Upton area, contact him through the Upton Police Department at 508-529-3200.

 

Steve Munden offers pistol, rifle, and shotgun courses, call 508-366-5884, steve@stevemunden.com

 

Jim Miller holds pistol courses in the Worcester area 508-826-1031

 

Ronald Richard holds classes in the Millbury area 508-579-5026.

 

Jon Green offers licensing courses as needed in the central MA area. Specializing in RI non-resident qualifications and new gun familiarization. 508-641-0116 or email jongreen@goal.org

 

Bettyann & John Mullen offer courses in the Auburn area, call them at 508-832-2535

 

Tombstone Trading Co. offers courses in the Spencer area. Call David Bourdeau at 508-867-9153.

 

Michael Joffe offers NRA Basic Pistol and skill improvement courses in Harvard, MA to small groups and individuals.  Call (617) 803-1307 or email instructor@voland.net.

 

Paul Marier is a MSP and NRA Instructor and Coach providing Fire Arms Training classes in Pistol, Rifle, Shot Gun, Home Fire Arm Safety.  Classes are scheduled based on Students needs in Millis and the surrounding towns.   Classes are schedule throughout MA upon request.  Call 508-541-3164 or pgmarier@verizon.net

 

Michael Wheelock offers courses in Range Safety Officer, Rifle, Basic Pistol, Home Firearm Safety, and Reloading Shot / Metallic. Contact him at winchester45@chartner.net , 508-393-8558 www.tgsporting.com.

 

Randy Turgeon is an NRA and MA. State Police certified intructor. He teaches NRA Basic Pistol Classes by appointment at Worcester Pistol and Rifle Club. Contact him via email; amerigunteacher@yahoo.com

 

Central Mass Firearms Academy offers NRA Basic Pistol, Home Firearm Safety, along with Basic-Advanced Training Programs to include Tactical Pistol, Concealed Carry and Private Accuracy Workshops. Private through group small group classes available. Please visit www.centralfirearmsacademy.com , or email centralmassfirearmsacademy@yahoo.com for further info.

 

First Defense Firearms, Inc. offers group and private firearms courses, including NRA Basic Pistol, NRA Home Firearm Safety, NRA Personal Protection in the Home, private shooting lessons and advanced tactical and concealed carry courses. Lead Instructor Dennis Doti is a MA State Police Certified Instructor. Please visit www.firstdefensefirearms.com or email info@firstdefensefirearms.com for further info.

 

Sean Rochette is an NRA Certified Pistol and Basic Firearms Safety Instructor, Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor®, and a Certified RSO.  Please contact him P: (617) 784-7271  F: (508) 928-2404 sean@eagleconsultingservices.net or check out his website for more information

 

Brian St. George is an NRA Instructor and Certified Pistol and Rifle Coach offering Pistol and Rifle training. Call 508-733-6632 or marvel06@comcast.net.

 

John N Gabriel -NRA certified instructor in the following: Home Firearms Safety; Basic Pistol; Basic Rifle; Shotshell & Metallic Carttidge Reloading email: fasafetytrng@aol.com Cell phone: 508 414-0491

 

Harold Jarvis Hopedale MA MA is State Police certified NRA certified for Home Firearms Safety and Basic Pistol http://www.firearmsadvantage.com jarvisiii@verizon.net or he can be reached by phone at 508 478-8950

 

Boston Area:

Christopher Watson is an NRA Certified Instructor and MA State Police Certified BFS Instructor. He can be reached at Christopher.Watson1@yahoo.com

 

Michael Zenga - Massachusetts Gun Safety - www.massachusettsgunsafety.com - 444 Washington St., # 303 - Woburn, MA - MA LTC classes held every Tuesday Night/Sat AM I am an NRA and MA State Police Approved Instructor

 

Chris Berryman is certified for home firearm safety & basic pistol, call him at 781-331-9584 or email at shootsafe@aol.com .

 

The Holbrook Sportsman Club call Jack Dashner at 508-580-6926.  

 

Justin Medaglia offers NRA Basic Pistol & Home Firearm Safety at MA Braintree Rifle & Pistol and is MSP Certified. Contact him at 617-283-6617 or JAM@medaglia.com .

 

The Braintree Rifle & Pistol Club regularly offers courses, call the club at 781-843-9776.  

 

Dennis Cormier is NRA and State Police certified for Basic Pistol and Home Firearm Safety at the Maynard Rod and Gun Club. Call 978-897-4724 or E-mail at aimsafe38@msn.com.

 

Robert Lynch will travel throughout eastern Massachusetts to teach; call him at 781-893-2461. 

 

John Monte of Somerville is an instructor and can be reached at 617-776-0765.

 

John Roberts of Brighton is certified for pistol, personal protection and home firearms. Contact him by email at Deputy_Sheriff_@webtv.net .

 

Boston Gun & Rifle Association offers courses on Monday and Thursday evenings call them at 617-436-8846 or 617-436-6057.

 

Martin Michelman can be contacted at 617-828-9868 or email psdimkm1@msn.com

 

Tom Parisi of Dedham, MA teaches Basic Pistol and can be reached via email:
tparisi@comcast.net

 

Mitchel D. Shair is a State Police Certified Instructor for Basic Firearms Safety Courses. He is a NRA Certified Instructor in  Home Safety, Basic Pistol and Basic Rifle. Classes are in Dedham and Braintree. Contact by E mail: mitch1055@comcast.net.

 

Blair Chamberlain can be reached at 617-696-2402 basicfirearmssafety@yahoo.com.

 

Mike Burchman,Project saf•TE™ Certified, teaches the Home Firearm Safety course throughout Massachusetts.  Contact him at mburchman@homegunsafety.com , (508)734-1156  or www.homegunsafety.com.

 

Lowell Area:

Steve Rogg - NRA Certified Instructor, Massachusetts State Police Certified. Offering NRA Basic Pistol & NRA Home Firearm Safety courses for those seeking their LTC. Also available for private instruction, please call 978-430-3147 or email lumberman31@gmail.com.

 

Crosshairs Firearm Training: Donald Roberts is an NRA & Mass State Police Certified Instructor in Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle, and Home Firearm Safety. Regular classes are held monthly on Saturday’s, however weekday classes are available to meet your needs upon request. We will also make arrangements for private or semi-private classes if you prefer. Visit us at www.Crosshairs-Firearm-Training.net or email us at Instructor@Crosshairs-Firearm-Training.net . We can also be reached at 781-771-8503

 

Black North Firearms & Training offers NRA Basic Pistol courses in Dracut, MA to small groups and individuals. Approved by the Massachusetts State Police. Call (978) 337-4044 or email blacknorth@comcast.net.

 

Lowell Sportsmen’s Club in North Chelmsford has NRA and Mass. State Police certified instructors.  Basic Pistol class is offered monthly.  Range Safety Officer training is also available.  For more information, visit the Lowell Sportsmen’s Club website, e-mail us at training@lowellsc.org, or call Rick at 617-699-7068.

 

Ken Maurer is an NRA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor (Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle, Personal Protection) Mass State Police Certified,  Project safTE Certified by the GOAL Foundation, Refuse To Be A Victim. Gun_Safety@Comcast.net or 978-692-6818.

 

Dan D’Amato is an NRA Certified,Project saf•TE™ Certified , Massachusetts State Police Certified, and Tactical Pistol Instructor. He Conducts NRA Home Firearm Safety, NRA Basic Pistol, Both types of  NRA Personal Protection  Courses as well as private instruction. Call (978)870-7298, or e-mail at:  dan.damato@comcast.net. Courses are conducted at the Ayer Gun & Sportsmen’s Club  http://www.ayersportsmensclub.com.

 

The Andover Sportsmen's Club holds NRA Pistol courses. Please contact Sam Washburn at samvnw51@yahoo.com

 

Richard Landers teaches NRA pistol courses in Littleton, contact him at 978-486-8348.Project saf•TE™ Certified by GOAL

 

Instructional Shooting Inc. in Lowell holds courses on Sundays, call them at 1-800-984-4867.

 

Mike Burchman,Project saf•TE™ Certified, teaches the Home Firearm Safety course throughout Massachusetts.  Contact him at mburchman@homegunsafety.com , (508)734-1156  or www.homegunsafety.com.

 

Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club offers regular NRA Personal Protection courses. Contact George Rost 978-851-6286 or Debbie Lumsden at 978-658-3569.

 

Stony Brook Fish & Game Associations Inc. in Westford. Call James Gozzo at (978) 392-7996 or email at gunsafejim@verizon.net.

 

Robert Guzas teaches NRA Basic Pistol in the Westford area 978-692-3493 or rpguzas@aol.com.

 

Springfield Area:

Ray Colson- Ludlow, MA. Check us out at www.ltcfirearmscourse.com NRA & Mass State Police certified pistol instructor, NRA certified shotgun, NRA certified Chief Range Safety Officer. CTS instructor (Combat Tactical Shooting). We do Self-Defense and Criminal Law classes. We also do private and one-on-one instructional. Call 413-427-9963 or email me at: ray@ltcfirearmscourse.com

 

Mass Gun Permit comes directly to your home or office to teach the Basic Firearms Safety (LTC-007) course accepted by the state for your LTC application. Larry Anderson is NRA-certified and MA State Police certified. You can visit his website or his Facebook page here. He can be reached by calling 508-735-4400 or emailing him at: larry44@gmail.com.

 

Jim Markowski, Ret. ATF/Tactical Trainer, NRA Basic Pistol, Home Safety and PPIH Instructor; MSP Basic Pistol Instructor, HR218/LEOSA Firearms Instructor - conatct him via his website: www.advancedtacticsandfirearms.com

 

Mark Poirier is a Massachusetts LE firearms, NRA - Massachusetts State Police pistol, HR218/LEOSA firearms instructor. Together with Jim Markowski, Mark presents defensive pistol courses for the civilian community. Mark and Jim also present MA LTC courses at the Agawam Revolver Club, Southwick, MA. Please contact Mark at President@AgawamRevolverClub.com. For more information: www.AgawamRevolverClub.com.

 

Conrad Chaffee is certified by the NRA and Mass State Police. He teaches; Basic Pistol, Home Firearm Safety, Shotgun Shell reloading, Metallic Cartridge Reloading, And Refuse to be A Victim in Worcester county at Hamilton Rod & Gun Club and Hamden County at Ludlow Fish & Game Club. And @ my home in Springfield.  Contact info, ph 413-739-3015 www.FirearmSafetyClass.com, E-mail; Conrad@FirearmSafetyClass.com.

 

Les Prentice is MA State Certified Basic Pistol, call him at 413-783-6775  

 

Tim Messer is an NRA Training Counselor, NRA Instructor and MA State Certified Instructor. He teaches rifle, pistol, shotgun, HFS and Personal Protection in the Home. Classes are held at the Northampton Revolver Club. 413-584-7632 or timmesser@comcast.net

 

The Franklin County Sportsmen's Club offers Basic Firearms Safety Course classes on a near monthly basis at the Club facility located on 721 River Road, Deerfield, MA. Each class is conducted by two to three NRA and Mass. State Police certified instructors, working in concert, and with each class limited in enrollment in order to provide maximum hands-on experience. Please visit the Club's website for class schedules, application requirements and procedures. Other courses, such as Hunter Safety, Personal and Home Defense, Basic Reloading, and NRA Basic Pistol may be offered on an occasional basis and so listed on the Club's website. All inquiries regarding firearms courses should be directed to John Burruto, Vice-President, The Franklin County Sportsmen's Club, jeburruto@comcast.net.

 

Holyoke Revolver Club holds NRA Basic courses on the third Saturday of each month, contact the club at  413-539-9345.

 

Ray Smith is NRA & MA State Police Certified. He offers NRA Basic Shotgun Training at Ludlow F & G. He can be contacted at 413-596-3288 or by email at cr2smith@charter.net.

 

Northampton Revolver Club has three instructors and holds courses on a regular basis, contact the club at 413-586-7821.

 

Smith & Wesson National Firearms Training Center in Springfield , MA 413-846-6400 .

 

Ludlow Fish & Game offers NRA Basic Shotgun Instructional courses classes every 4 to 5 weeks, March thru November.  Contact Ray Smith at 413-596 3288  or email him at cr2smith@charter.net.

 

North Shore Area:

John Gambone - MA State Police BFS Certified & NRA Certified in Basic Pistol & Home Firearm Safety. Located in a Wakefield office at 383R Lowell Street, #6. www.jgfirearms.com 857-258-9888

 

Salem Firearm Safety teaches the NRA Basic Pistol and Basic Rifle Safety Class and is located in Salem, MA. They specialize in small classes of 5 or less individuals, small group and private instruction. Visit www.SalemFirearmSafety.com for more information and class dates. Or call Michael Caggiano, 508-641-1988.

 

Torrey Haywood - Stonewall Firearms Training Certified MA State Police & NRA Firearms Instructor HFS, Pistol, Personal Protection Inside and Outside the Home (basic and advanced) Range Safety Officer & Chief Instructor 978-969-6287 phone/fax email: info@stonewallfirearmstraining.com Beverly, Ma 01915

 

Ruthanne Davis is an NRA & Mass State Police Certified Basic Firearms Safety Instructor. The four hour Basic Firearms Safety Course she teaches gets you the certificate needed to apply for your F.I.D or LTC. Classes are given for 1-10 students Mon -Thurs 5 pm to 9 pm. Ruthanne can be reached at 508-494-0821 or ruthannedavis@gmail.com anytime. Visit web page at www.basicgunsafetycourse.com

 

Lynne & Ed Dube can be reached at 978-373-4325 email magicknmail@juno.com.

 

Charlie Mahar is NRA & MA certified in pistol, rifle, shotgun and personal protection. Contact him via e-mail at Maharc@aol.com.

 

Distribution Firearms Services in Salem can be reached at 978-741-0044 email vinnief@surfree.com.

 

Woburn Sportsmen's Association often hosts Basic Firearms courses at their club in Bedford , contact them at 781-275-7323.

 

The North Shore Redmen Rifle & Pistol Club of Lynn offers a Firearms Safety class on the 1st Monday of the month, call 781-599-4737 for details.

 

Bob’s Tactical Shooting Range in Salisbury holds firearms training classes, call 978-465-5561.

 

Mass Rifle Association in Woburn offers monthly basic firearms safety courses, contact the club at 781-933-2138 www.massrifle.com.

 

Hamilton-Wenham Rod & Gun offers courses every month; contact Mike Pelonzi at 978-815-6989. Click here to visit their website.

 

The Cape Ann Sportsmen's Clubwww.capeannsportsmansclub.org . Classes schedule regularly. Call the club at 978-283-0304 and leave a message.  

 

Duane Brown, Gloucester, MA , 978-317-2811, Duaneb1953@yahoo.com - Classes scheduled regularly.

 

Boston firearms training center 796 broadway. Revere Ma 781-284 -6677. Tom Cheffro.   NRA and state police certified.  Classes 7 days a week. Home firearm safety basic pistol.  Defensive pistol.  Krav maga Use of force simulators. Gun retention and disarms. Force on force training

 

Down Range Firearms Training Massachusetts Leading Firearms Training Facility. 76R Winn St. Suite 3D Woburn, MA 01801 www.DRFTraining.com  781-520-0116

Jerry Gallo is NRA and Massachusetts certified in Basic Firearms Safety, Basic Pistol and Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act (LEOSA) Located at 10 Lowell St., Peabody, MA, web site WWW.ontargetpeabody.com , email address, jerrygallo2154@gmail.com, telephone # 617-593-7475

 

South Shore Area:

Tom Weitbrecht - Strategic Firearms Training Group offers safe, practical and easy to understand firearms safety training to fulfill the Massachusetts LTC/ FID training requirements. Skill improvements, refresher and recertification courses are available for licensed shooters. Our students enjoy the opportunity to work with a variety of firearms. Handgun, rifle and shotgun classes are offered to individuals and groups. Call 508-726-6437, or email tom@sabids.com.

 

Tom Pye is NRA/MA State Police certified in Basic Pistol and Home Firearm Safety. He offers group and private instruction with flexible scheduling and teaches the full NRA Basic Pistol Course required as part of the LTC and FID process. Classes are convenient to Boston and the South Shore. Tom can be reached 781.264.2489 or by e-mail at type_54@msn.com.

 

Joey Nguyen - Logical Firearms Training Offers One on One or Group Class - Basic Firearms Safety Instructor - Mass State Basic Pistol Instructor - NRA Certified Pistol Fundamentals Refresher Quincy and Braintree Location Schedule a Class with:EMAIL: LogicalFirearmTraining@gmail.com PHONE: (617) 249-4526

 

Danny Church - Works with individuals, groups and families to build confidence and understanding on the safe use, handling and storage of firearms. Certified through the NRA, MPTC, and Mass. State Police to teach approved courses to those seeking an LTC or FID card or simply looking to improve or expand shooting skills. Law Enforcement Safety Act (LEOSA) certifications are also available. See more about me at LinkedIn.com/in/ddchurch or contact me at ddchurch@yahoo.com to schedule your training.

 

Liam O'Flaherty: NRA and MA State Police cerified Basic Pistol Safety and Home Firearm Safety. Also NRA Certified Range Safety Officer. Small classes held in a modern classroom setting or in your home. Women-only classes and private range training available. My goal is to build confident safety-minded shooters who will spend a lifetime enjoying the shooting sports. Please visit the webiste for info: Firearm Safety Training of Mass FISTofMass.com.

 

Rob Curran is certified by the NRA and Mass State Police to conduct Basic Pistol courses. Rob is co-CEO of Tactical Dynamics Firearms Training which specializes in firearms safety, CCW concepts, along with handgun and carbine classes. Basic Pistol courses are conducted in a group setting in Foxboro. Call 508.982.8307 for more info or email rob@tacticaldynamicsfirearmstraining.com for more information or check out www.tacticaldynamicsfirearmstraining.com

 

Keith Goodrich is an NRA and Mass State Police Certified Pistol Instructor.  He teaches the NRA Basic Pistol Course required to apply for your LTC or FID card.  The best way to reach him Phone: 617 201 5629  or Email: CRJKeith@gmail.com

 

Rick Sten: NRA certified Instructor in Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle, and Home Firearms Safety, with advanced training from the Army Marksmanship Unit. He offers private and group instruction to receive Mass LTC. Flexible schedule and is located centrally on the South Shore in Pembroke. Phone 781-492-2806 or visit www.massfirearmstrainingsouth.com

 

Chris Mantia is an NRA and Mass State Police Certified Pistol Instructor.  He teaches the NRA Basic Pistol Course required to apply for your LTC or FID card.  The best way to reach him is via email:  mantia@gmail.com

 

Anatoly Podpaly is certified to teach Basic Pistol. Apodpaly@yahoo.com 617-347-2214.

 

Fred Flammini, Vice President Ames Rifle and Pistol Club  @ (508) 588-3493

 

Charles Hollins MAGPROINC offers Basic Firearm Safety Course. Visit www.magproinc.com for details. Email charles.hollins@magproinc.com or call 774 776-8774.

 

George Wilson offers courses in the Pembroke/Marshfield area.  He can be reached at 781-871-0003. or check out his website http://safegunhandling.com/

 

Ted Oven at Northeast Trade Co. 508-695-4852 or email at ted@northeasttrading.com.

 

John Cole can be reached at 508-997-3523. 

 

Lynne Roberts, Massachusetts State Coordinator for Second Amendment  Sisters, Inc. www.2asisters.org is NRA Certified for Basic Pistol & Home Firearm Safety. Mass State Police Certified. Group and Private Instruction. Contact Lynne toll free at 1-877-683-1717.

 

Jena Holt can be emailed at holtstars@aol.com.

 

Chris Berryman is certified for home firearm safety & basic pistol, call him at 781-331-9584 or email at shootsafe@aol.com

 

Charles Davis is NRA/Mass. State Police certified in Basic Pistol, Rifle and Home Firearm Safety and teaches in the Easton/Brockton area. 3rd Sundays of Month. $90.00 Includes all required equipment, 1 FREE guest allowed Call (508) 238-1586, visit http://www.firearmstraining.cdavisgroup.com/ or E-mail chuck@cdavisgroup.com

 

Ron Hawkins is NRA/Mass. State Police certified in Basic Pistol and Home Firearm Safety. He offers group and private instruction with flexible scheduling.  Available from Boston to the Canal.  Call (617) 827-2861 or visit http://www.aegisarms.com for more information.

 

The Hanson Rod and Gun Club.  Classes schedule regularly. Please check our website at www.hansonrodandgunclub.com for dates and availability or email us at hansontraining@gmail.com

 

Joseph T. Fee III teaches NRA/Mass. State Police Basic Pistol classes at Weymouth Sportsmen's Club. email joefeenra@yahoo.com or check his website here.

 

Mark Shean teaches MA Basic Firearms Safety, and Utah Non-Resident CCW. Call 508-333-6151 or onlne www.mafirearmsafety.com

 

American Firearms School located in N. Attleboro, MA 800-338-7770. Visit the site at  www.americanfirearmsschool.com

Southern New Hampshire:

Tom Brown is a Mass Certified Instructor in NH tacticalgraphics@hotmail.com (508) 467-1328.

 

Other Resources: Schools

NTS offers advanced courses in pistol, carbine, shotgun, and knife.978-667-5591.

 

American Firearms School located in N. Attleboro, MA 800-338-7770. Visit the site at  www.americanfirearmsschool.com

 

Armed Response produces the Armed Response Video Training Series DVDs and offers hands-on defensive shooting classes.  Www.armedresponsetraining.com 401-465-8484

 

Boston firearms training center 796 broadway. Revere Ma 781-284 -6677. Tom Cheffro.   NRA and state police certified.  Classes 7 days a week. Home firearm safety basic pistol.  Defensive pistol.  Krav maga Use of force simulators. Gun retention and disarms. Force on force training

 

Central Mass Firearms Academy offers NRA Basic Pistol, Home Firearm Safety, along with Basic-Advanced Training Programs to include Tactical Pistol, Concealed Carry and Private Accuracy Workshops. Private through group small group classes available. Please visit www.centralfirearmsacademy.com , or email centralmassfirearmsacademy@yahoo.com for further info.

 

Down Range Firearms Training Massachusetts Leading Firearms Training Facility. 76R Winn St. Suite 3D Woburn, MA 01801 www.DRFTraining.com  781-520-0116

First Defense Firearms, Inc. offers group and private firearms courses, including NRA Basic Pistol, NRA Home Firearm Safety, NRA Personal Protection in the Home, private shooting lessons and advanced tactical and concealed carry courses. Lead Instructor Dennis Doti is a MA State Police Certified Instructor. Please visit www.firstdefensefirearms.com or email info@firstdefensefirearms.com for further info.

Gun Safety holds classes in Westport. Courses include Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol, Rifle & Personal Protection. 508-644-2467 or gunsafety@yahoo.com.

Instructional Shooting Inc. in Lowell holds courses on Sundays, call them at 1-800-984-4867.

MassCarry specializes in the NRA Home Firearms Safety Class for Mass LTC/FID as well as defense classes Located in Foxboro, MA www.masscarry.com 508-216-0095

 

Mass Firearms School in Framingham offers a large variety of courses including basic firearms safety, for more info, visit their website http://www.massfirearmsschool.com/

 

We are AWARE offers regular courses in Home Firearms Safety, and Basic Pistol. Contact them at 781-893-0500. www.aware.org 

 

SIG Arms Academy located in Epping New Hampshire, can be contacted at 603-772-2302 ext – 192 www.sigarmsacademy.com.

 

Specialized Training Consultants of New England – 68 Vine Street, Everett, MA 02149. Martin K. Michelman, Sr., Instructor. Can be contacted at 617-828-9868 or email psdimkm1@msn.com

Florida: Mass Approved Firearms Training. Identify Point Fire, LLC, Owned & Directed by Bob & Jolyn Esquerre, offers Private and Small Group Firearms Training Courses with a specialty in Personal Self Defense Inside & Outside the Home. MA State Police Certified Firearms Instructors Certified Combat Focus Shooting Instructors Certified I. C. E. Defensive Handgun Instructors Certified NRA Instructors Can Be Contacted at (561) 843-4443 . Email: esquerre1@aol.com

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