Fundamentals of Concealed Carry (Ohio CCW)- 

The Fundamentals of Concealed Carry (Ohio Concealed Carry) is a GunTeachers developed program and is the introduction to defensive use of a handgun.   Upon successful completion of this course, students will have exceeded the minimum training requirements to obtain a Concealed Carry Permit (OH-CCW,).  You should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition and will learn fundamental defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation. MORE   $110 (Price does not include Handgun Rental or Ammunition)

A house of worship should be a place of peace and sanctity. Unfortunately we live in a world of increasing violence against those who gather in Christ's name. Many Churches around the country are taking measures to assure the safety of their congregation by forming security ministries. GunTeachers Institute is well versed in the consultation and training of these ministries. Contact us to learn how we can help your Church form a security program that fits your specific needs. 

The GunTeachers Legacy Kids Shooting Program

The GTI Legacy Kids program is much more than a gun safety class. This is a class that focuses on the relationship between the parent and child. Parent/child teams will receive an age appropriate survey of gun safety focusing on safe firearms handling and responsible gun ownership. The parents will then assume the role of teacher to their child while the GTI staff coaches the parent on the proper basic rifle marksmanship and shooting fundamentals. This class is 2 hours in length and will be informative,fun and memorable for both the parent and the student. The parent child ratio for this class is 1:1. The age requirements for children are 8 yrs to 16 yrs. Attendees will need to provide their own .22LR rIfle and at least 50 rounds of ammunition, ear and eye protection. Targets will be provided.

Beginner HandgunShooting Clinic

GunTeachers Institute Beginner Handgun Clinic is geared towards anyone who is interested in exploring handgun shooting in a safe and fun environment. Experienced shooters will also find this class valuable. Students can expect to spend 2 hours on a very comfortable outdoor range with a highly experienced firearms teacher. This class progresses at the pace of the individual and will give the new shooter a solid foundation in firearms safety, safe firearms handling and basic shooting fundamentals. Students can opt bring their own firearm and ammunition or pay a little more to have those items brought to you at the range. 


This one day eight hour course is intended to give the experienced defensive shooter a thorough understanding of emergency handgun manipulation and non-typical shooting positions.MORE

Church Safety Team Training and Consulting

Defensive Handgun Diagnostics​

GunTeachers Institute Handgun Diagnostics is geared towards the defensive hand gunner who desires to significantly improve their speed and accuracy or the shooter who has experienced various shooting difficulties and desires to understand why and how to improve. This class is technical in nature and focuses heavily on marksmanship fundamentals and efficient handgun manipulation. The student will leave with a better understanding of how to self-diagnose shooting problems as well as a very intimate understanding of human integration with a handgun in a defensive context.  The 4 hour version of this class requires a minimum of 250 rounds of ammunition. The 8 hour version of this class requires a minimum of 450 rounds of ammunition. Students will also need: A quality semi-automatic pistol with at least 3 magazines. A quality holster that covers the trigger guard. Electronic ear protection, wrap around eye protection. Given in a 1 day or partial day version.  


It has been a while since you took a class with us or maybe you took a class else where and found that the actual firearms training that you received was sub par at best. This class is similar to the range training portion of our Fundamentals of Concealed Carry Course. This is a great starting point for new shooters as well as a great opportunity for the established defensive shooter to touch up their defensive shooting skills. This class is approximately 3 hours of instruction on the range.A minimum of 150 rounds of ammo for your handgun is required. 

Basic Civilian Trauma Care (BCTC) +

​GunTeachers Institute Basic Civilian Trauma Care (BCTC) is a course geared towards the armed citizen or every day citizen who desires to obtain a fundamental knowledge of Basic Trauma Care Skills. The course is 3 – 4 hours in length and focuses on recognizing and controlling mass arterial bleeding using tourniquets and hemostatic infused gauze. Additionally the student will become familiar with the application of chest seals for the treatment of Tension Pneumothorax (Sucking Chest Wound) and the application of pressure bandages.  This is a fast paced class that consists of a short lecture followed by hands-on application of skill. All training aids are supplied.

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As Red Dot Sights on pistols become more popular as options for carry weapons, many will mount them to their pistol and completely neglect the responsibility to be properly trained on their use.

The GunTeachers Institute Red Dot Sight Pistol Fundamentals Class is geared towards the shooter who has incorporated a electronic red dot sight to their pistol for defensive or performance use. Note: This class is not for brand new shooters.
Prerequisites: Must have already taken a fundamental class by a vetted instructor. Student should be able demonstrate a novice level of safe defensive gun handling skills.

Topics Covered

  • Zeroing your red dot. 10 yard zero. 25 yard confirmation. 
  • Draw and how to stop searching for the dot. Why back up irons are necessary? 
  • Red dots up close
  • Red dots at distance
  • Speed: Efficiency of draw and presentation. Concealed and Open rigs. 
  • Dot tracking: Grip, stance, dot movement. Stop over confirming the dot!
  • How to get better on your own. Dry fire for skill building. Live fire for confirmation.
  • Target transitions

Equipment needed:

  • Slide mounted red dot pistol.
  • The ability to carry 1 mags (1 in gun, 1 in pouches). Minimum
  • Good holster of student's choice. No Serpas. No old leather holsters.
  • 400 rounds of training ammo. (Round count dependent on ammo availability)
  • Eye pro, Ear pro.
  • Note taking Material


This one day eight hour course focuses on proper integration with the defensive  handgun in the context of a worst case critical incident.  MORE  


This one day eight (8) hour class, is designed to give the student a technical and tactical foundation necessary for deploying the AR-15 Carbine safely and effectively in a personal or home defense situation. Emphasis is placed on safe and efficient carbine manipulation as well as judgment in the use of deadly force. This course is geared towards anyone who desires a better understanding of the AR-15 Carbine as well as those who choose to utilize the platform as their home defense firearm.  MORE