- Tall Guns has been awarded the right to use the By Colorado logo by the byColorado licensing program. This signifies companies that are based, design their products and make their products in Colorado. (10/2014)
- Colorado West Firearms Institute has joined the Tall Guns network Affiliated Independent Instructors licensing our Colorado Handgun Permit course program serving Colorado West from the Grand Junction area. (10/2014).
- Tall Guns announces a price reduction in its combined Colorado and Utah CCW/CFP Course. The new price is $99.95 for both highly valuable permit course. (08/2014)
- Tall Guns now offers certification training for security officers in firearm, baton, handcuff, Taser and OC Spray. (05/2014)
- Tall Guns is actively instructing courses at this time (June 2020).
- To support the ongoing efforts to control COVID-19, Tall Guns will be limiting class sizes to eight (8) persons. (16 Mar 2020).
- Tall Guns is certified as the only TASER certified civilian training academy location in Colorado (10/2012)
NRA FIRST Steps Pistol
THE NRA DISCONTINUED THIS COURSE OFFERING EFFECTIVE 15 May 2016.
Look for Tall Guns "Learn to Shoot" Courses in June of 2016.
The NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation course of :
Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training
is the NRA's response to the American public's need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers.
NRA FIRST Steps Pistol course is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific pistol action type for classes of four or fewer students.
This course is at least three (3) hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific pistol action type (Revolver or Semi-Automatic).
Students will learn the:
- NRA's rules for safe gun handling;
- the particular pistol model parts and operation;
- ammunition; shooting fundamentals;
- cleaning the pistol;
- and continued opportunities for skill development.
Students will receive the:
- Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook,
- NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure,
- Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet,
- and FIRST Steps Course completion certificate.
The scheduled class is taught at our Loveland, Colorado facility and live fire is held at an indoor shooting range.