Shotgun & Pistol Instructor
NSCA Level 1 Shotgun Instructor, North Carolina Concealed Carry Instructor, Glock Certified Armorer, Glock Professional Instructor, NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, Coordinated Shooting Method (CSM) Certified Instructor, USCCA Certified
Lesson Packages for Shotgun and Handgun
Deep River offers instruction packages and classes including the NC Concealed Carry Handgun and Laws Governing the Use of Deadly Force training. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Deep River at 919-774-7080.
Try-It-Out Shotgun Package
Never shot a shotgun before? Then this is the ideal package for you!
During this informative orientation, we acquaint you with the game of Sporting Clays and gun safety, discussing the history of the sport, course etiquette, and proper use of appropriate equipment while answering any questions you may have.
This session includes the use of a shotgun, clay targets, ammunition, and 45 minutes with a certified coach in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Schedule your Try-It-Out Package / Shotgun by calling us at (919) 774-7080. Max group size is 4 persons. $50 per person (no member discount).
Private Shotgun Lessons & Coaching on the Course
Tailored to the specific needs and goals of the shooter(s). Cost is $100 an hour for one person. Joint lesson for 2 people is $150 per hour. (Each additional person is $50/hr. more). Targets and ammunition are extra.
Coaching on the course involves a staff coach offering tactical tips and target management as you shoot the course. $100 per hour. For groups of up to 5 people. (Not designed for brand new shooters).
Try-It-Out Handgun Package
Never shot a pistol before? Then this is the ideal package for you!
During this informative orientation session, a certified instructor will acquaint you with handgun use and safety. We discuss target shooting, handgun range etiquette, and appropriate use of equipment while answering any questions you may have regarding shooting skills or proper gun and equipment selection.
This session includes the use of handgun, ammunition, and 45 minutes with a certified instructor in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Schedule your Try-It-Out Package / Handgun by calling us at (919) 774-7080. Max group size is 4 persons. $50 per person (no member discount).
Concealed Carry Handgun Class
Deep River offers the North Carolina Concealed Carry Handgun Certification Course on selected scheduled days of each month. This is the NC approved course to obtain your permit to carry concealed. It is recommended that participants have taken the Basic Handgun Phase 1 lesson prior to taking the CCH class. Cost is $90 and runs 8 hours. Group or private concealed carry classes can be scheduled in advance. A minimum of 3 participants is required and the cost is $125 per person (members received a 15% discount).
Basic Handgun Phase 1
This class is a beginning marksmanship lesson on handgun fundamentals and serves both novice shooting and those in need of a refresher course. The focus is on gun safety and proper handling of a handgun. We will cover the best options for gun selection and developing a platform needed for good marksmanship skills. Basic Handgun Phase 1 can be a private or group lesson and can be conducted with your own gun or with one of our rental guns. You will need ear and eye protection and 50 rounds of ammunition (if using your own handgun). Basic Handgun Phase 1 is $100/hour.
Basic Handgun Phase 2
This class is for intermediate students who have a little more experience with their own handgun or who have been through Phase 1 and are ready to take those skills to the next level. Phase 2 will refine basic marksmanship skills and give you the tools to become more confident and competent with your handgun. Basic Handgun Phase 2 can be a private or group lesson and can be conducted with your own gun or rent one of various models here at Deep River to help you decide the best gun fit and choice for your needs. Basic Handgun Phase 2 is $100/hour.
Basic Handgun Phase 3
This class is for individuals who are more advanced in their shooting skills. Phase 3 will prepare shooters for situations that require training at a more intense level, such as working from a holster, concealed carry situations and techniques, equipment manipulations and malfunctions, firearm retention, as well as shooting from cover. Advance Handgun Phase 3 is two hours minimum, and is available as a private lesson or for a group of no more than 4 students and must be scheduled in advance. (Prerequisites are either graduation from Phase 2 or to be cleared by our staff instructors by scheduling a skills and ability orientation prior to. Cost for this orientation is $25 by appointment only and is held Wednesday through Sundays). Advance Handgun Phase 3 is $100/hour. (minimum 2 hours)
Deep River Sporting Clays and Shooting School has NSCA and CSM certified shotgun instructors available for both private or joint lessons. Our pistol instructors are NRA certified and can teach IDPA. Private shotgun or pistol instructor fee is $100 per hour. Add a 2nd person for a joint lesson at an additional $50 per hour. Clay targets, Pistol Pavilion lane fee are additional and gun rental with ammunition are available. Instruction is geared to the ability and level of each student. Most lessons are 1 hour or up to 2 hours. Larger group lessons can be arranged by calling the Pro Shop. DRSC members receive 15% discounts. Private Concealed Carry classes can be scheduled at $125 per person with a minimum of 5 persons.
Deep River is committed to providing an excellent experience for every guest, whether they are a seasoned competitor or first-time shooter.