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INTRO CLASSES

GAT GUNS has many classes for novice shooters. These basic classes are designed to get you started in the shooting sports.

Women’s Introduction to HandgunsCo-Ed Introduction to Handguns

  • This is a basic course directed to people with little or no firearms experience to provide them with a fun and safe way to be introduced to handguns and shooting.
  • $125.00 | 3 hours
  • Handgun, ammo, and range gear are provided.

Co-Ed Handguns Phase II

  • This is a basic course directed who have been through our Intro to Handguns course or another quality intro and features TD’s famous Gun Buffet.
  • $125.00 | 3 hours
  • Handgun, .22 LR ammo, and range gear are provided.
  • You will need to purchase a box or two of 9mm before class.

Skill Builder

  • For handgun shooters looking to expand and tighten up their gunhandling and shooting skills, Skill Builder is a third-level class emphasizing techniques to improve efficiency, accuracy, and speed.
  • $100.00 | 2½ hours
  • You will need your handgun, 150 rounds of ammo, and eye/ear protection.

Youth Handgun Safety – kid’s from age 8 to 14

  • If you want your child to learn firearms responsibility, safety, and proper shooting technique, this is a great group class for a nominal fee.
  • $39.99 | 2 hours
  • .22 LR Handgun, ammo, and range gear are provided.
  • Upon completion, your child will receive a named certificate and card allowing them to shoot on our range.

Next Step Youth

  • This class will pick up where the Youth Handgun Safety Class left off and involve more range time to work on actual shooting skills.
  • $49.99 | 2 hours
  • .22 LR Handgun, ammo, and range gear are provided.

NRA Basic Pistol

  • In this introductory course you will learn proper handling, firearm safety, range procedures, ammunition, and shooting fundamentals of revolvers and semi-automatic handguns.
  • $150.00 | 8 hours
  • Handguns, ammo, and range gear are provided.
  • This course is accepted as 8-hours of training towards the Illinois Concealed Carry License

NRA Basic Rifle

  • If you like to shoot your rifle(s) and have never taken a class in rifle fundamentals, the NRA Basic Rifle class is for you. In addition to safety, instruction on various action types, safety, and ammunition, you will learn the 5 rifle shooting positions, prone, sitting, kneeling, bench and offhand, and receive coaching in the classroom and on the range in how to shoot them properly.
  • $150.00 | 8 hours
  • Rifle, ammo, and range gear are provided.

Private Pistol classes

  • We offer affordable private lessons, perfect for individuals or small groups.
  • This class is by appointment only. Our instructor Jerry is available during the day and evenings, seven days a week.
  • Call Jerry at 630-957-7126 to make an appointment.
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May 2019

Intro To Handguns

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 17 tickets left

This is a basic course directed to people with little or no firearms experience to provide them with a fun and safe way to be introduced to handguns and shooting. Led by winning female action pistol competitor TD Roe, attendees enjoy a comfortable, low pressure, fun environment. This Intro to Handguns class and Women’s class are identical in content. The class begins with a classroom session of approximately one and a half hours.  First, we discuss safety and the legal aspects…

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NRA Basic Pistol

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$150 9 tickets left

In this 8-hour course you will learn proper handling, firearm safety, range procedures, ammunition, and shooting fundamentals of revolvers and semi-automatic handguns. The course includes range time, firearms, and ammunition, but if you want to bring your own firearm, you are welcome to do so. This course is designed to teach the first-time pistol shooter the proper way to handle and shoot a handgun and is accepted by Illinois as 8 of the required 16 hours of training for an…

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Women’s Introduction to Handguns

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 16 tickets left

This is a basic course directed to people with little or no firearms experience to provide them with a fun and safe way to be introduced to handguns and shooting. Led by winning female action pistol competitor TD Roe, attendees enjoy a comfortable, low pressure, fun environment. The class begins with a classroom session of approximately one and a half hours. First, we discuss safety and the legal aspects of handguns, and then the mechanical aspects of how ammunition and…

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Youth Handgun Safety

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$39.99

This class is for youths from age 8 to age 14.  Each child must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  The $39.99 class fee covers classroom and range time, use of a .22LR pistol, .22LR ammo, and eye/ear protection for both the child and parent. The class runs about 2 hours and includes 1 hour in the classroom and up to 1 hour in the range. Each child will receive a wallet size card indicating that they have…

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Handgun: Phase II

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 1 ticket left

Our second level for those who've been through our Intro class or another quality introductory class.  One of the questions we get asked right away after the Intro classes is: "What next?", followed by, "What gun should I get?" Handgun: Phase II provides an answer to both: Get back to the fundamentals and then move on to TD's famous Gun Buffet, how to shop for and find the "right" gun for you, and have a look at maintaining your handgun.…

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Next Step Youth Class

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$49.99 8 tickets left

This class will pick up where the Youth Handgun Safety Class left off. There will be a review of safe gun handling and range safety. This class will involve more range time than the first youth safety class since we will be working on actual shooting skills. We will also attempt to determine eye dominance. The class will concentrate on beginning steps regarding: Grip Stance Sight Alignment Sight Picture The class runs from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. We will…

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Intro To Handguns

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 18 tickets left

This is a basic course directed to people with little or no firearms experience to provide them with a fun and safe way to be introduced to handguns and shooting. Led by winning female action pistol competitor TD Roe, attendees enjoy a comfortable, low pressure, fun environment. This Intro to Handguns class and Women’s class are identical in content. The class begins with a classroom session of approximately one and a half hours.  First, we discuss safety and the legal aspects…

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Skill Builder

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$100 8 tickets left

This is a 3rd level class for more experienced handgunners. Shooter brings their own handgun or rents their choice from GAT GUNS. In the classroom: A review of shooting fundamentals and gun handling, then more advanced techniques including failures, one hand shooting reloads, more efficiency and speed. Take-down and maintenance will also be discussed. On the Range: Live fire drills - about 150 rounds. Prerequisite: Intro class or other basic class preferred but not necessary. Shooter should be familiar with…

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Handgun: Phase II

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$125 12 tickets left

Our second level for those who've been through our Intro class or another quality introductory class.  One of the questions we get asked right away after the Intro classes is: "What next?", followed by, "What gun should I get?" Handgun: Phase II provides an answer to both: Get back to the fundamentals and then move on to TD's famous Gun Buffet, how to shop for and find the "right" gun for you, and have a look at maintaining your handgun.…

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June 2019

NRA Basic Pistol

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gat Guns, 970 Dundee Avenue
West Dundee, IL 60118 United States
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$150 11 tickets left

In this 8-hour course you will learn proper handling, firearm safety, range procedures, ammunition, and shooting fundamentals of revolvers and semi-automatic handguns. The course includes range time, firearms, and ammunition, but if you want to bring your own firearm, you are welcome to do so. This course is designed to teach the first-time pistol shooter the proper way to handle and shoot a handgun and is accepted by Illinois as 8 of the required 16 hours of training for an…

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