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Shooting Practice

Firearm Training
Concealed Carry
Defensive Shooting Skills
Firearm Safety 

CCW Colorado Courses are designed to compliment each other in progressive steps. We offer a variety of programs suitable for your individual needs and every shooter's skill level.

Our classes are designed to give you the skills and the knowledge you need to understand situational awareness and alert levels to avoid violent confrontations and being able to defend yourself and your family effectively if the unimaginable happens to you. 

Contact us at 303-909-2613 or send an email to Brian@ccwcolorado.com to set up training bundles or schedule private group training events.

  • Pistol 1 - Basic Pistol Safety
    The goal of the CCW Colorado Basics Pistol Safety course is to teach students the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely and efficiently. This is a highly detailed class that is intended for individuals with little to no knowledge of firearms. It is a good course regardless of previous shooting experience or firearm ownership for those that want to brush up on their pistol safety knowledge. By participating in this class you will receive comprehensive, quality firearms safety instruction from our NRA Certified instructor. This Course Covers: Basic Firearm Safety Types of Pistols Pistol Maintenance Safe Storage Choosing the Right Pistol for You Shooting Fundamentals Holsters This course can be scheduled as a Non-shooting course for home and private party bookings or join one of our scheduled classes. It consists of interactive classroom instruction lasting approximately 4 hours depending on class size and overall participation. Class size is limited to a maximum of 8 participants regardless of venue capacity. Room size may limit the number of students even more. Dress should be comfortable. It will require participants to bring their personal, unloaded firearms and a minimum of 2 unloaded magazines. If any or all participant do not yet own a firearm at the time of class, they can be borrowed from CCW Colorado for the class. Once you have completed your private classroom instruction, it is important to learn marksmanship. While not mandatory, CCW Colorado recommends that participants of private classes also schedule and participate in the corresponding live fire, shooting class. CCW Colorado will coach you through shooting drills to ensure you are able to shoot your firearm accurately. This is a separate class not included in the cost of a private classroom training. See Private Live-Fire Classes below. This course meets the training requirements to apply for the Colorado CCW permit. Click Here to request information.
  • Pistol 2 - Concealed Carry
    This is an extremely comprehensive class that exceeds the requirements to obtain a Colorado CCW license. It lays the foundation for all other CCW Colorado Defensive Pistol training. This course is designed for those who know and can demonstrate basic firearm knowledge and shooting experience and want to apply for their Colorado CCW permit or those that have their Colorado CCW and wish to have additional instruction and improve defensive shooting skills. It was developed to allow students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and understand the responsibility of carrying and using a concealed firearm in self-defense situations. This course covers the following topics: Firearm Safety Review of Pistol Basics Ethical Considerations of Carrying and Using a Firearm Overview of Self Defense Law Holsters, carry positions and Concealment Situational Awareness / Defender Mindset Defensive Shooting Basics & Tactics Responding to an Attack and the Aftermath This course can be scheduled as a Non-shooting course for home and private party bookings or you can join one of our scheduled classes. It consists of interactive classroom instruction lasting approximately 4-5 hours depending on class size and overall participation. Dress should be comfortable but a sturdy belt is required for holster retention. Class size is limited to a maximum of 8 participants regardless of venue capacity. Room size may limit the number of students even more. Equipment Needed: Personal Unloaded Pistol Minimum of 2 Unloaded Magazines Kydex, Outside of the Waistband Holster Once you have completed your private classroom instruction, it is important to learn defensive shooting skills. While not mandatory, CCW Colorado recommends that participants of private classes also schedule and participate in the corresponding live fire, shooting class. CCW Colorado will coach you through shooting drills to ensure you have the skills to defend yourself and your family in a life threatening situation. See Private Live-Fire Classes below. This course exceeds the training requirements to apply for the Colorado CCW permit. Don't See An Upcoming Class? Click here to request a class.
  • Pistol 3 - Defensive Shooting (Advanced CCW)
    THIS IS A SHOOTING CLASS AND CANNOT BE TAUGHT IN A HOME. WE WILL UTILIZE THE RANGE FOR ALL PISTOL 3 - ADVANCED DEFENSIVE SHOOTING CLASS EVENTS. This course dives deep into how to see active threats and quickly develop a course of action and in a self defense situation. Dealing with gun fighting tactics, advanced defensive movements, and advanced shooting techniques, this class is for experienced concealed carriers and those who have completed the CCW Colorado Basic Pistol Safety and the CCW Colorado Concealed Carry course or and equivalent training. Participants should have a current Colorado CCW permit since all live fire training will be from concealment. It teaches participants advanced defensive skills and awareness for unexpected self-defense situations in a safe and effective manner. This course covers: Defensive Movements Advanced Defensive Shooting Techniques Part 1 consists of a 1 hour review of firearm safety, range safety and range commands. Part 2 consists of live fire drills. The range we utilize is an outdoor range, so participants should dress appropriately for the weather conditions. A hat, long sturdy pants, closed collared shirt, sturdy boots or closed toed shoes are minimum requirements. What to Bring to Class: Eye protection Electronic hearing protection Personal, unloaded firearms A minimum of 3 unloaded magazines Personal Concealment Holster 2 belt mounted magazine holders 250 rounds of range ammunition. Due to the complex movements of this class, class size is limited to 6 participants. This class is ONLY for experienced concealed carriers and those who have completed the CCW Colorado Basic Pistol Safety and the CCW Colorado Concealed Carry course or and equivalent training. Participants should have a current Colorado CCW permit since all live fire training will be from concealment. This course exceeds the training requirements to apply for or renew the Colorado CCW permit. Click Here to request a class
  • Private Live-fire Classes
    Once you have completed your private classroom instruction, it is important to learn marksmanship and defensive shooting skills. While not mandatory, CCW Colorado recommends that participants of private classes also schedule and participate in the corresponding live fire, shooting class. CCW Colorado will coach you through shooting drills to ensure you are able to shoot your firearm accurately based on a course of fire appropriate for the shooters skill level. The shooting class consists of 2-4 hours of live fire drills at a shooting range based on the participants firearm experience level. The range we utilize is an outdoor range, so participants should dress appropriately for the weather conditions. At a minimum students should wear a hat, high neck shirt, sturdy belt and closed toe shoes or boots. Unless an alternate range is known or access to private property provided, our range must be utilized. Participants should bring: Safety Glasses Hearing Protection (electronic preferred) Personal, Unloaded Firearms (If a gun is not owned, CCW Colorado pistols can be borrowed for Basic Firearm Safety Shooting Course Only at no additional cost) Minimum of 2 unloaded magazines Outside the Waistband Strongside Holster (Concealed Carry Class) Personal Concealed Carry Holster (Defensive Shooting Class) 200 rounds of factory loaded, range ammunition (FMJ) People requesting live shooting courses should keep firearm and shooting experience levels in mind when scheduling private shooting classes. These classes vary greatly by shooting experience. The cost of shooting classes is based on the corresponding classroom course selected. Discounts for booking both classroom and shooting courses on consecutive days. Click here to inquire about live-fire classes and coaching.
  • AVERT Active Shooter Defense
    AVERT is even more than active shooter response training Active Violence Emergency Response Training (AVERT) gives you the tools to understand how to recognize warning signs, react quickly in an active shooter situation, and learn how to control bleeding in life-threatening situations. AVERT is active shooter response training with the addition of techniques on how to stop the bleed of victims. When violence occurs, seconds count, and you can't always wait for EMS to arrive. AVERT is an active shooter training course that also enables you to become an immediate responder by learning emergency stop the bleed techniques. AVERT teaches how to: Recognize warning signs using situational awareness Decide whether to escape, evade or attack Apply critical stop the bleeding techniques Respond quickly and confidently in an emergency Active shooter incidents are unpredictable, and they can evolve rapidly. During the chaos, anyone involved can play a vital role in lessening the impact of an active shooter incident. Active Violence Emergency Response Training (AVERT) prepares your team with active shooter training resources that help you and your organization understand warning signs and respond to a potential active shooter incident. Recent active shooter incidents have shown the importance of a rapid response. Every second counts when active violence occurs and active shooter training with AVERT teaches you the tools that allow you to quickly react and make decisions on whether to escape, evade, or attack.
  • Situational Awareness
    This 3-hour course is all about Situational Awareness to keep you and your family safe. In this class we will discuss Awareness, Preparation and Rehearsing plans in case of a self-defense situation while under stress. Participants do not need to be CCW holders nor do they need to have experience with firearms. This class is for anyone who would like to improve the safety of themselves, their family and friends while in public spaces. The topics we will cover are: • Types of people • Defenders Mindset • Levels of Mental Awareness. • Mental Preparation • Avoidance • Physiological changes • Self-Defense Law • Disparity of Force • Controlling an Encounter

If we don't have a scheduled class for the course you would like to attend, email brian@ccwcolorado.com or fill out the form below and we will work to schedule a class.

Thank you for contacting CCW Colorado. We will get back to you ASAP.

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Colorado Concealed Carry and Firearm Safety Compliance training serving Denver & surrounding areas.

CCW Colorado provides professional Firearm Training, in Longmont, CO. and the surrounding areas. Non-shooting classes can be scheduled at your location. Give us a call to get started today 303-909-2613 or Email us by clicking here.
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