Reed's Indoor Range: Home
Join us on Facebook

Training and certification

A number of classes are held at our facility, including special events, for a wide variety of skills and interests. Due to small class sizes and scheduling commitments, refunds are not available.

For the most current schedule of classes, please call the range at 408-970-9870. For a partial list of events, see the events calendar.

Students may receive discounts associated with a particular class. See range staff for details.

Firearms are also available for rent for some courses. Prior arrangements required.

NRA Certified Instruction and California Hunter Education

For course details, contact Bill Tidwell, 510-552-4742.

NRA First Steps Evening Pistol Courses
2 (or 3) evenings, $155.00 (+$75.00 for 3rd evening).
Also includes the California Handgun Safety Certificate test (optional).
Classes are 6:30pm – 9:00pm.
California Firearms Safety Certificate
NRA First Steps Rifle Course
NRA Introduction to Shotgun Course (Note: This is not an NRA Certified Course)
California Hunter Education
  • Traditional Course
  • On-line Follow Up Course
    $15.00 (plus internet fees)
NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course

More information about the instructor, Bill Tidwell...

Instructor website:

Firearms Training & Tactics with Donald Lazzarini

All classes begin promptly at 8:30 am.

All Students will be asked to sign a Hold Harmless Waiver with a Statement of Criminal History. Any student under 18 will need parent to sign Waiver.

Handgun and General Tactics:

Stage 1: 1 day Defensive Handgun Safety and Manipulation
Geared towards those with little or no shooting experience. Includes handgun safety, draw, basics of marksmanship, and more. $300.00

Please Note: the following course content has been incorporated into the Handgun 2 class:
Stage 6: 1 day Marksmanship Problem Solver Handgun

View complete course description (PDF) »

Stage 2: 2 day Basic Defensive Handgun
Topics to be covered will include:
Review of fundamental skills from the 1-Day course; Clearing Malfunctions; Foot movement; Introduction to 3-Dimensional Targets; Tactical Loads, Speed Loads; and their applications; Shooting at Moving targets; 1 hand shooting, strong-weak hand; Low light-no light with flashlight; Shooting on the move; 1 hand manipulation/clearing-strong/weak hand; Close quarter shooting.

Please Note: the following course content has been incorporated into the Handgun 2 class:
Stage 3: 1 day Close-Quarters Defensive Handgun; Stage 4: 1 day Low-Light Defensive Handgun; Stage 5: 1 day Secondary Defensive Handgun

View course description and application (PDF) »

Stage 9: 2 day Defensive Handgun Tactics
Tactics and movement in various scenarios and environments (home, building, urban), one and two-person, using live both fire and force-on-force Airsoft.


Stage 2: 2 day Basic Defensive Shotgun
Topics include:
Safety, discussion of what the shotgun will do and will NOT do; Ammo selection; Choking and Patterning; Sling systems; Loading/Unloading; Shooting stance; Single and Multiple Rounds and Targets; Switching Ammo type in mid-fight; Foot Movement and Team Drills; Low Light; Transition to Handgun

View complete course description (PDF) »


Stage 1: 2 day Defensive Carbine
Topics to be covered will include: Functioning of the weapon; Accessories; Loading/Unloading; Zeroing; Alternate body positions; Speed Loads; Tactical Loads; Malfunctions; an Alternate Ready Position and Target Problems as they relate to the bore line/sight line; Transition to Handgun; 1 Hand Manipulation; Low light & No light

View complete course description and application form  »

More information about the instructor, Don Lazzarini...


Jardine’s Custom

Jardine's Custom

John Jardine is a master pistolsmith who has enjoyed a well-deserved reputation for simply outstanding work. Firearms produced by Jardine's Custom are heirloom quality pieces of work. Made to be functional and reliable yet with attention to beauty and the fit and finish that customers expect in a truly custom-made firearm.

Jardine's 1911 Essentials
An 8 hour course designed to teach you cleaning, maintainence, diagnosis, performance, enhancements, and more. This class is sure to save anyone owning a 1911 pistol both time, and money. $200.00 View complete course description and application form  »

Private Instruction

By appointment. Call for details.

Semper Paratus Arms

Taught by a veteran of both the U.S Army and U.S Coast Guard, who has over 20 years of experience using the AR15 family of weapons. Having completed a deployment to the Middle East in support of operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom in 2005, he entered into the private sector working in Iraq and Afghanistan for over 6 years as an armorer/instructor for several large private military companies (Blackwater USA, Triple Canopy, Olive Group and SOC-SMG) supporting the Department of Defense and the Department of State. He has attended and completed numerous factory armorer courses from such companies as Beretta, Barrett, Colt, Dillon Aero, FNHUSA, Glock, Knights’ Armament, Remington, and Sig Sauer. He has also consulted with both SIONICS Weapons Systems, and Bravo Company USA

2 Day AR15 Armorer’s Course
All students will need to provide their own AR rifle/pistol for the course. At the conclusion of the course, all students should be able to assemble a fully functional weapon from parts. In addition they should be able to recognize common malfunctions, and be able to troubleshoot issues that are frequently encountered. This is course is not company or brand specific, and is applicable to almost all direct impingement system AR rifles and pistols. $350.00 View course description and application form  »

Copyright ©2003-2014, Reed's Indoor Range. All Rights Reserved.
Home  |  Feedback