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Ready, set, DRAW!

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

This class teaches the proper drawing technique from a holster, holstering, shooting drills, shoot/no shoot situations, verbal commands, and more. We also examine a variety of holsters; carry positions, firearms selection, and a brief overview of drawing from concealment. For the law-abiding citizen, it can be a challenge to learn the proper draw then have an opportunity to practice it at a range. This class gives you the opportunity to practice the draw and fire your gun under the supervision of trained professionals. This class is recommended prior to Concealed Carry for the Law Abiding Citizen if you have no drawing experience. Students should bring a firearm, 2 magazines, approximately 150 rounds of ammunition, eye, and ear protection. A sturdy […]

$125.00

USCCA Intro to Women’s Defensive Handgun Class

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

Are you a woman who is interested in learning how to use a firearm for lawful self-defense but are just beginning your journey? If so, this is the perfect place to start! We cover safety, storage, defensive shooting fundamentals, situational awareness, and much more! Plus, we give you everything you need to learn in a safe, patient, and positive environment!Required equipment: None Required prerequisites: None Member and Guest Dress Code. When entering the Members Lodge Clubhouse, inclusive of the Double Barrel Kitchen Restaurant inside and outside dining, and the Preserve Academy classroom, we kindly ask that you abide by our Resort Casual Dress Code, permitting collared shirts, dress shorts, cotton and linen slacks, dressy blouses, pullover tops, dresses and maxi dresses, dress […]

$105.00

NRA Range Safety Officer Class

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

This course is conducted in the classroom and on the range. NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Standard Range Operating Procedures (SOPs), range inspections, range rules, range briefings, emergency procedures, firearm stoppages, malfunctions, and more. If you plan on working at a gun range, volunteering at your local gun club, want to learn how to ensure safe gun handling, or become an NRA Chief Range Safety Officer, this is the course for you! On top of that, refreshments and lunch is served free of charge! There are no firearms or ammunition needed for this class and all materials will be provided for you during the course. Member and Guest Dress Code. When […]

$165.00

Introduction to Carbine Rifle (100)

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

This four (4) hour class explores the operation of the AR-15 rifle and gives an overview of direct gas impingement and piston-driven operating systems. We also cover firearm safety, shooting fundamentals, stance, grip, breathing, re-loading, and Phase 1 malfunctions for the AR rifle. This class is for the shooter who has never fired an AR or is new to using an AR style firearm. We will give you a solid foundation on how to operate your AR rifle and prepare you for more advanced AR shooting skills and rifle manipulations. Required equipment:  AR style rifle, 2 magazines, approximately 200 rounds of ammunition, eye, and ear protection. A reliable sling is required for this class. Recommended equipment: Plate carrier, vest, and/or magazine […]

$105.00

Introduction to Red Dot Pistol Shooting (100)

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

Calling all Red Dot Shooters! Speed and accuracy will help you win in gunfight and a red dot sight increases those chances even further! During this class we will discuss advantages and disadvantages of rod dot sights, effective shooting techniques that increase your accuracy with a red dot sight and run through a variety of drills that will test your speed and accuracy in live-fire scenarios. REQUIRED PREREQUISITES: An NRA Basic Pistol class, previous shooting class, or equivalent experience to include an understanding of shooting fundamentals is required. If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Training here or by phone at (401) 500-2465. REQUIRED MATERIALS: A firearm with an affixed red dot sight, 2 magazines, approximately 150 […]

$125.00

Utah Non-Resident 30 State Concealed

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

This four (4) hour course is conducted in the classroom and covers firearm safety, shooting fundamentals, stance, firearm malfunctions, loading and unloading revolvers and semi-automatics handguns, Utah law, and more! This class is an easy start to get your concealed carry permit in 30 states. While this permit does not guarantee you a permit in RI, MA, or CT, it does lay the foundation to show you passed a background check, have been issued a concealed carry permit, and attended a firearm safety class. This permit is not valid in RI, MA, or CT and there is a $67.00 licensing fee paid to the State of Utah that is required as well. Required equipment: None Required prerequisites: None Member and Guest Dress […]

$105.00

Ladies Beginner Pistol (100) Class

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

Sorry guys, this one is for ladies only! This four (4) hour class covers firearm safety and shooting fundamentals in the classroom and then it’s off to the range. We cover grip, stance, ready positions, loading, unloading, shooting drills, and more all at a controlled and comfortable pace designed for the new shooter. This is the perfect class if you have never fired a gun or are a beginning shooter. This course will give you a solid foundation in firearm safety and basic shooting skills which you can build upon in more advanced classes. Students can bring their own firearm, 100 rounds, eye, and ear protection or it will be provided by The Preserve Academy. We can provide use of […]

$125.00

USCCA Intro to Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Class

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

It is time to learn a new approach to shooting! Intro to Defensive Shooting Fundamentals focuses on using your firearm for lawful self-defense while incorporating what your body does naturally under stress. These intuitive shooting techniques are easy to learn and allow new shooters to perform effectively at a distance where many violent encounters occur. If your goal is to learn how to use a firearm as a last resort in a dynamic critical incident, this is the class for you!Required Equipment: Firearm, 100 rounds of ammunition, eye protection, ear protection or these items can be purchased and/or rented at the Sporting Shoppe prior to the class. We are very glad to resume Preserve Academy classes and are keeping your […]

$95.00

Ready, set, DRAW!

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

This class teaches the proper drawing technique from a holster, holstering, shooting drills, shoot/no shoot situations, verbal commands, and more. We also examine a variety of holsters; carry positions, firearms selection, and a brief overview of drawing from concealment.For the law-abiding citizen, it can be a challenge to learn the proper draw then have an opportunity to practice it at a range. This class gives you the opportunity to practice the draw and fire your gun under the supervision of trained professionals. This class is recommended prior to Concealed Carry for the Law Abiding Citizen if you have no drawing experience. Students should bring a firearm, 2 magazines, approximately 150 rounds of ammunition, eye, and ear protection. A sturdy belt and reliable […]

$125.00

Carbine Rifle (200)

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

Transition from Rifle to Pistol – This intermediate course will take your carbine rifle skills to the next level while implementing pistol shooting skills during your course of fire. This curriculum builds on Carbine 100 and Carbine 101 and includes numerous rifle-to-pistol transition drills that will increase your shooting ability and skill set. Required equipment: Eye and ear protection, carbine/AR-15 rifle, a reliable sling, one (1) rifle magazine pouch, a pistol (you are familiar with), an OWB Kydex holster, a reliable belt or battle belt, at least 2 pistol magazines, two (2) pistol magazine pouches, 150 rounds of pistol ammunition and 100 rounds of rifle ammunition. Required prerequisites: All students must have completed Carbine 100 and Carbine 101 or equivalent […]

$149.00

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor (2 Day)

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

This 2-day course teaches students how to instruct others in the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations as well as safe, effective, and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students will also have the opportunity to teach others how to use a holster and proper drawing techniques.Students will also teach a review of safe firearms handling then move to proper mindset, drawing from concealment and teach multiple shooting positions. Students will learn and/or teach the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense along with shooting principles that are specific to defensive situations if they are qualified. This is a very advanced instructor certification class and students are expected […]

$295.00

Beginner Pistol Skill Builder with Glenn Cipalone

The Preserve Academy 87 Kingstown Road, Richmond, RI

Did you buy a new pistol but can’t make it through the manual to learn disassembly, cleaning, lubricating, and reassembly? Are you tired of searching for videos on the internet then having a feeling the person “teaching” in the video isn’t sure what they are doing? Are you an experienced shooter but still want to learn an in-depth approach to field striping your pistol, understanding the function of each part, and knowing where to clean and lubricate to ensure peak performance… especially if you plan on using a firearm for lawful self-defense? If your answer is “yes” to any of the above questions, we have a stress-free solution for you!Are you a new shooter but want to review the skills […]

$95.00