Classes

Our classes all have the same goal—to provide knowledge and skill for students to make informed personal protection decisions. Small class sizes will give you extra one-on-one time with instructors and classes for different skill levels will encourage a comfortable learning atmosphere. Also, our women-only courses will give women an opportunity to learn in a non-intimidating environment.

This course provides the fundamentals to safely and effectively utilize a barricade with a handgun. This course builds on the fundamentals learned in the Low Light Techniques Course. After a brief lesson in the classroom, the student will demonstrate proficiency in the learned skills in the simulation lab. Barricade and low light shooting skills will be put to the test as the students practice a challenging course of fire on the range. Firearm rental, flashlight, and ammunition are all included in the course fee. **Must have an HQL or an approved background check to enroll in this course.

This Basic Handgun Course will provide students with a practical introduction to the revolver handgun by explaining handgun nomenclature, operation, and fundamental shooting skills. The classroom portion of this course includes using training firearms to develop safe handling techniques and develop skills before moving to our state-of-the-art shooting range for a live-fire exercise. The rental of a Ruger SP101®, range fees, and ammunition are included in the price of the course.

Duration 2 Hours

The goal of this Basic Handgun Course is to provide a practical introduction to the semi-automatic handgun through the explanation of handgun nomenclature, operation, and fundamental shooting skills. Students will learn safe firearm handling techniques and develop their skills using training firearms before moving to our state-of-the-art shooting range for a live-fire exercise. The rental of a GLOCK 17, range fees, and ammunition are included in the price of the course.

Duration 2 Hour

The Basic Rifle Course is designed to empower the individual to feel more confident in using the bolt action rifle. The course focuses on the basic parts, operation, and shooting fundamentals of the rifle. Heritage utilizes a variety of progressive instructional techniques; including classroom discussion, video presentations, and hands-on experience. Students will learn safe firearm handling techniques and develop their skills through the use of training firearms before moving onto the state of the art shooting range for a live firing exercise.Please note if minimum number of students are not met we will reschedule class.
Duration 2 Hours

The Heritage Training and Shooting Center Basic Shotgun Course will focus on parts, operation, and shooting fundamentals to provide students with a working knowledge of the pump shotgun. While in the classroom, students will learn safe firearm handling techniques and develop their skills through the use of training firearms before moving to our state-of-the-art range for live-fire exercises. The rental of a Remington 870™ 20-gauge, range fees, and ammunition are included in the price of the course.

Duration 2 Hours

Through this course we will address various considerations and techniques needed to effectively prepare yourself when carrying concealed. We will also cover the application process and self defense statues while conceal carrying. This course is only available to those who have completed Phase 1 courses of Heritage's MD Wear and Carry Training Program.

If you are considering or currently carrying a concealed firearm for personal protection than this course is perfect for you! The class will help you understand how a concealed carry firearm fits into your personal defense plan. Heritage Instructors will address various techniques and equipment for carrying a concealed firearm for defense. **Must have a HQL or a approved background check to enroll in this course.

The decision to use deadly force in a defensive situation can be a life-altering decision. Heritage Instructors use the state-of-the-art simulation lab to prepare you in making these decisions when carrying a firearm. You will be put into the situation and build the skills to handle stressful situations.

The decision to use deadly force in a defensive situation can be a life altering decision. Heritage Instructors use the state-of-the-art simulation lab to prepare you in making these decisions when carrying a firearm. You will be put into the situation and build the skills to handle stressful situations. To participate in this course, students must have a Maryland HQL, Maryland Wear & Carry, or a concealed weapons permit. **Must have a HQL or a approved background check to enroll in this course.

The decision to use deadly force in a defensive situation can be a life altering decision. Heritage Instructors use the state-of-the-art simulation lab to prepare you in making these decisions when carrying a firearm. You will be put into the situation and build the skills to handle stressful situations. To participate in this course, students must have a Maryland HQL, Maryland Wear & Carry, or a concealed weapons permit. **Must have a HQL or a approved background check to enroll in this course.

The Defense is Personal Course is designed to empower individuals with knowledge and strategies to prevent crime, improve personal safety, and strengthen their resolve to not become a victim. This course is tailored to provide a variety of options and strategies in a way that is comfortable and achievable, no matter your particular needs. Students will learn about a variety of self-defense tools using lethal and non-lethal devices. No firearms will be used in this class.

Duration 2 Hours

If you have chosen a handgun for personal protection than this course is for you! The Defensive Handgun Course builds on fundamental skills and all students will learn a series of new defensive techniques.This intermediate course discusses ammunition selection, clearing malfunctions, reloading, and barricade shooting. All of which will be practiced in a live fire exercise on the range. The rental of firearms, range fees, and ammunition are included in the price of the course.

If you have chosen a rifle for personal protection than this course is for you! The Defensive Rifle Course builds on fundamental rifle skills. Heritage Instructors will walk you through the set-up of a defensive rifle and its place in your home defense plan. This intermediate course discusses ammunition selection, reloading, and barricade shooting. All of which will be practiced in a live fire exercise on the range. The rental of firearms, range fees, and ammunition are included in the price of the course.

If you have chosen a shotgun for personal protection than this course is for you! The Defensive Shotgun Course builds on fundamental shotgun skills. Heritage Instructors will walk you through the set-up of a defensive shotgun and its place in your home defense plan. This intermediate course discusses shell selection, shell changes, reloading, and barricade shooting. All of which will be practiced in a live fire exercise on the range. The rental of firearms, range fees, and ammunition are included in the price of the course.

Malfunctions are a reality of handgun shooting and there is a good chance you may experience one in your lifetime. Are you prepared to handle the many types of mechanical or ammunition malfunctions that may occur? The Firearm Malfunction Course provides the knowledge to safely handle any handgun or ammunition malfunctions that may occur. Students will end the course with a live fire exercise on the range.

The Firearm Safety Course provides the knowledge to safely handle any firearm. Students will understand firearm safety through explanation of parts and fundamentals of safe handling in a controlled environment. You will leave the classroom with a respect for firearms, but also the knowledge and skills to handle responsibly. If you are a parent looking to train your son or daughter(15 years or older) firearm safety than this is the course for you!

Do you know how to properly field strip and clean your firearm? Heritage's Handgun Cleaning Course will provide you the knowledge needed to safely and properly clean your firearm. Heritage Instructors will walk you through the disassembly, cleaning, and reassembly of your firearm. All you need to bring is your unloaded firearm, owner's manual, and the cleaning kit of your choice. Bring your revolver or semi-automatic handgun. Don't have a firearm and/or cleaning kit yet, but want to learn the fundamentals of handgun cleaning? Heritage will provide a firearm and cleaning kit to practice with at no extra cost.

This is a shooter course for someone with basic experience in handguns. This course will consist of a brief classroom introduction to four different platforms of handguns: Glock, Revolver, 1911, and Beretta. Range time, ammunition, and firearm rentals are all included in the course. This is not a shooting skills course. ** Must be at least 21 years of age to participate in this course ** Please note if minimum number of students are not met we will reschedule class.
Duration 1 Hour

This course provides the fundamentals to safely and effectively draw your firearm from a holster. After a brief lesson in the classroom, the student will demonstrate proficiency of the new skills in the simulation lab. The class concludes with a live firearm exercise conducted on the range. Firearm rental, holster rental, and ammunition are all included in the class fee. **Must have a HQL or a approved background check to enroll in this course.

This course builds on the fundamentals learned in the Low Light Techniques Course. Low light shooting skills will be put to the test as the students practice a challenging course of fire on the range. The ability to shoot safely and effectively in low light conditions are imperative skills in a successful personal protection plan. Firearm rental, flashlight and ammunition are all included in the class fee. **Must have a HQL or a approved background check to enroll in this course.

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Heritage Training and Shooting Center is a state-of-the-art facility with classrooms, simulation labs, range and firearms retail store all designed with comfort in mind.