What we're about

This group is dedicated to the ongoing development , sharing, and education of new, experienced and professional firearms enthusiasts.

A meeting place for like minded people to explore and enjoy the safe and effective use of firearms. Meet up, train, practice and expand the firearms sports.

Hunting, sport shooting, defensive tactics, professional gun carriers, newbies, young and old....this is your place. Members are encouraged to post shooting events, ask questions and make recommendations.

Please submit your events or and ideas for local shooting meet ups. See you at the range!

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Upcoming events (5)

Hog Hunting School

Okeechobee Shooting Sports

With a Day of Training and Preparation followed by a Day of Hunting, our Hog Hunting School is the Perfect Way to get your First Wild Boar! This Two Day Event is designed to allow you to experience the thrill of a real Wild Boar Hunt, while maximizing your chance of Taking Home the Bacon in a Safe, Fun, and Humane Way. Day One - 9:30am - 4pm at Okeechobee Shooting Sports Classroom Instruction on Firearm Set-Up, Ammunition Selection, Best Practices, Where to Hunt and How to Find Wild Boar in Florida Followed by On-Range Instruction on Sighting Rifle In, Stalking, Shooting from Improvised Positions, Shooting Moving Targets, Shooting while Moving, and Snap Shooting. Then we retire to a private hunting lodge for diner. Day Two - 5:00am at Private Hunting Reserve Wild Boar Hunt with Professional Guide. Participants will hunt from Tree Stand, Spot and Stalk Hunt or hunt from a Buggy depending on the conditions, time of year, etc.. This will be a True Florida Wild Boar Hunt on some of the most beautiful unspoiled private land you will ever see. Participants are not guaranteed a hog kill. This is not a caged hunt, but a real HUNT on real open land with a real professional guide and a 95% success rate. The hogs are bountiful and some are even trophy-sized! Prerequisites: Must be 18 years old or older. Must be competent and safe with chosen firearm. Equipment Needs: Rifle or Shotgun (Rentals available. Must request when booking.) Hiking Boots, preferably waterproof. Snake Boots (Recommended) or Snake Chaps. Rain Gear (Recommended) Large Cooler for Meat Bug Spray / Thermocell (Recommended) Hat with Brim Notepad and Pen Flashlight Price: $640 includes Instruction, Training, Range Fees, Hunt with Professional Hunting Guide, 1 Meat Hog Kill, Souvenir Camo Shirt, Lunch Both Days, Overnight Lodging, Dinner and Breakfast No Hunting License Required. A $250 Deposit is required at the time of booking and will be charged to the card entered at registration. This deposit is refundable until 7 days prior to the course. Cancellations within 7 days of the class will forfeit the deposit. The balance of the course fees will be due to the instructor the day of the class. Cancellations received after 5pm the day prior to the class will be treated as no shows. The no show fee is $640. Class is limited to 6 Participants Pre-Registration Required. Click Here to Reserve Your Spot Now! http://www.floridafirearmstraining.com/Reservation_Form.html 7 Day Cancellation Policy Location and Accommodations: Training on Day One will be conducted at Okeechobee Shooting Sports with Dinner, Overnight Lodging and the Hunt at a Private Hunting Preserve in Lorida, FL. Overnight Accommodations and All Meals will be provided at the Hunting Preserve Lodge. Location details will be provided in course confirmation email. Videos, photos and more info: http://www.floridafirearmstraining.com/Hog_Hunting_School_-_FFT.php Or call us on[masked]

Introduction To Handgun Shooting

American Police Hall of Fame

Handgun Intro Class: 4 Hours This 4 Hour class is designed to teach the student the basic knowledge and attitudes necessary for selecting owning and using the pistol of their choice safely and effectively. Topics covered include: Safe gun handling, weapon selection, firearm nomenclature and manipulation, ammunition options and applications, storage & maintenance, fundamentals of pistol shooting including, grip options, stance options, sighting fundamentals, trigger control. This course also includes our Florida Concealed Weapon License Course. Course Level: Introductory Cost: $150 Length: 4 Hours Ammunition Required: 100 rounds Equipment Required: None. Handgun, and Eye & Ear Protection Rental are Included in the Course Fees Prerequisites: Students must be 18 years or older Maximum Student to Instructor Ratio: 6:1 Maximum Number of Students: 12 Booking and Cancellation Policy: Full payment will be due to the instructor at the start of class, cash or credit. A credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. This card will not be charged unless you no show or cancel with less than 24 hours notice. The late cancel fee for this class is $75. Preregistration through Florida Firearms Training is Required. Book Online at https://floridafirearmstraining.com/Reservation_Form.html Or Call:[masked]

AR15 / M4 Platform Principles

American Police Hall of Fame & Museum

This course is geared towards anyone looking to learn how to use the AR15 platform safely, effectively and reliably. It offers owners of AR-15 / M-4 /M-16 style rifles the necessary skill set for safe and proper application of this AR platform. Students will become familiarized with the AR-15 / M-4 rifle and will learn the basic gun-handling skills that are necessary to safely operate and maintain this weapon system. Topics covered include: Nomenclature, Mechanical Operation, Disassembly & Reassembly, Function Checking, Fundamentals of Rifle Shooting, Sling Use & Carry Techniques, Zeroing Sights, Understanding Projectile Trajectory, Shooting Positions, Preventive Maintenance and Cleaning. Ammunition Required: 100 rounds Additional Equipment: AR-15 or M-4 type rifle with iron sights, or optic, sling and at least 2 magazines and gun cleaning kit. Cost for this Four Hour Class: $150 (includes instruction, range fees, and targets) Max Student : Instructor Ratio is 6 : 1 Preregistration through Florida Firearms Training is Required. Book Online at https://www.floridafirearmstraining....tion_Form.html (https://www.floridafirearmstraining.com/Reservation_Form.html) or Call Us at[masked]. http://www.floridaconcealedcarry.com/Forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=15102&d=1369865502&thumb=1

Long Range Rifle Immersion Level One Course

Okeechobee Shooting Sports

$700.00

Long Range Rifle Immersion Level One: Two Days / $700 including Lodging and Meals Course Brief: This course will be invaluable to anyone who wants to experience the satisfaction of long range precision marksmanship. It is specifically designed around the needs of shooters (both new and old) that are interested in learning the fundamental skills for shooting accurately out to 500 yards whether for hunting or sport. Course intent is to cover the techniques required to achieve first round hits out to 500 yards. This is a marksmanship skills course and does not include advanced sniper techniques. Course consists of classroom and on-range practical training. Course Level: Introductory to Intermediate Cost: $700 (Includes Instruction, Training, Range Fees, Targets, Lunch Both Days, Overnight Lodging, Dinner and Breakfast.) Pricing Based on Single Occupancy. Discounts available for students wishing to share a room. Length: Two days Skills that will be Worked On and Topics Discussed in this Class: - Safety - Rifle Set-up - Optic Set-up and Correct Placement - Sighting In - Bi-pod, Sling and Ammunition Selection - Ballistic Comparisons - Correct Bench and Prone Shooting Positions - Understanding Eye Relief - Breathing - Grip - Trigger Control - Follow Through - Cleaning Your Rifle Skills and Requirements Needed Coming Into this Class: All students must be safe and familiar with their chosen firearm. Equipment List: - 200 Rounds of match grade ammo - No Steel Core, Penetrating or Tracer Ammo - Precision Rifle capable of Minute of Angle Accuracy (Precision rifles are a necessity for a course of this kind.) - Quality Adjustable Scope (A scope that will allow for precision shooting at 500+ yards, Mil Dot, Target Turrets, BDC or Meridian Reticules are recommended.) - Bipod - Sling - Rear Bag - Cleaning Kit - Pen, Pencil and Highlighter - Rifle Data Book or Notebook - Shooting Mat - Spotting Scope (recommended) - Range Finder (recommended) - Scope Adjustment Tools - Calculator Maximum Student to Instructor Ratio: 4:1 Maximum Number of Students: 8 Booking and Cancellation Policy: A $250 Deposit is required at the time of booking and will be charged to the card entered at registration. This deposit is refundable until 7 days prior to the course. Cancellations within 7 days of the class will forfeit the deposit. The balance of the course fees will be due to the instructor the day of the class, cash or credit. Preregistration through Florida Firearms Training is Required. Book Online at https://floridafirearmstraining.com/Reservation_Form.html or by Calling Us at[masked]

Past events (628)

Ladies Only Handgun Intro

American Police Hall of Fame

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